|Subject Area||ELA/Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||FL Native Tribes/Opinion Writing|
LAFS.4.RI.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
LAFS.4.RI.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
LAFS.4.RI.1.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
LAFS.4.RI.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.
LAFS.4.RI.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
LAFS.4.RI.3.8 Explain how the author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text
SS.4.A.2.1 Compare Native American tribes in Florida.
SS.4.A.1.1 Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.
SS.4.A.1.2 Synthesize information related to Florida history through print and electronic media.
SS.4.G.1.2 Locate and label cultural features on a Florida map.
LAFS.4.W.1.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
The students will:
Read texts: Calusa Indians, Apalachee Indians, and Tequesta Indians.
Class discussion of main ideas/key details from reading
Booklet: Early Native American Tribes in Florida (we will fill this out together in parts)
Vocabulary discussion: Vocabulary Words- ambush, excavated, fierce, mission, peaceful, shore.
Opinion Writing Unit in Ready Writing booklet, pp. 1-29
Map of Tribal areas in Florida
IXL : P1, Q1
Completed Ready Writing pages
Individual I-Ready Lessons
Organizer/Rough Draft for Opinion essay
Small group activities
Nearpod.com has the Native Tribes texts – code YKSEZ
Below are some sites where I will assign texts to students for practice. Readtheory is an ongoing practice which assigns students passages based on how successful students are at answering text questions.
Newsela.com Manning code: SMAX24 Lee code: P2JXH
Readworks.org Manning code: 7VSPKY Lee code: U2Z6PY student password is their 1alpha
Readtheory.org students log in with alpha code and password is Manning1