Q1W7 (9/24-9/28)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #7
Unit of InstructionUS & FL Governments/Text Evidence/Informative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

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

RL 3.9 Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

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.

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

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

L.3.6 Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases found in grade level appropriate texts.

SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.

SS.4.C.2.1 Discuss public issues in Florida that impact the daily lives of its citizens.

SS.4.C.2.2 Identify ways citizens work together to influence government and help solve community and state problems.

SS.4.C.2.3 Explain the importance of public service, voting, and volunteerism.

SS.4.C.3.1 Identify the three branches of government in Florida and the powers of each.

SS.$.C.3.2 Distinguish between state and local governments.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when explaining inferences drawn from the text.
  • Provide a statement that integrates information from two texts on the same topic.
  • Provide an explanation of events in a historical text including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Classroom Activities


  • “Florida’s Government: Power, Purpose, and People” (on Nearpod.com  Code: WZJYL)
  • “Florida’s State Government” (article from Florida Then and Now) -student individual copies
  • “Florida’s Local Governments” (article from Florida Then and Now)  -student individual copies

Small group work

Station Rotations

Practice writing statements of integration for texts

Bubble Maps

Informative Essay writing




Assignments Due

Completed Informational Essay due Friday (we will write, edit, and revise in class)

Completed Bubble Map

Think CERCA assignment (class code J5ZEJQ) “Main Ideas”

IXL – CC1- CC5


Additional Resources

4th Grade Open House – Wednesday, September 26th @ 5:00 PM