Q1W6 (9/18- 9/21)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #6
Unit of InstructionUS&FLConstitution/Main Idea/Informative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

RL.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RL.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details. Summarize the text.

RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

RL.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts.

RF.3.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

RF.4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.Use 

4L.2.3  Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

4L.3.6 Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases as found in grade level appropriate texts, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states.

W.10 Write routinely over extended time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

SS.4C.1.1 Describe how Florida’s constitution protects the rights of citizens and provides for the structure, function, and purposes of state government.

SS.4.A.1.1 Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The student will:

  • Provide a statement of the main idea of a text.
  • Explain how a main idea is supported by key details.
  • State the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in context.
  • Write an informative essay.
Classroom Activities


  • US Constitution   https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs
  • FL Constitution   http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?submenu=3
  • “Florida’s Government: Power, Purpose, and People (link to text on Nearpod.com – code WZJYL)

Safari Montage video about “Constitution Day”

Read and summarize text

Small groups


IXL – ELA 4th :  L1, L2, L3





Assignments Due

Questions for “Florida’s Government: Power, Purpose, and People”

Statement of main idea and key details (from pp. 1-8)


Completed Center Activities





Additional Resources

Students who scored below 70 on last week’s SS Test or LA Test on Poetry, Prose, Drama will do small group reteach session and have a retest on Thursday.

IReady testing this week