Q2W13 (11/5-11/9)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #13
Unit of InstructionTraditional Literature/Transition Words/Opinion Writing
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RL.1.3  Describe in depth a character, setting or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

 LAFS.4.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.

 LAFS.4.RL.2.4  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology when writing or speaking about a text.

 LAFS.4.RL.4.10  By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 LAFS.4.RF.4.4  Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

 

LAFS.4.RF.3.3  Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

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.

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 student will:

  • Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.
  • Provide an in-depth description of a character in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (eg. a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
  • Compose written responses and include textual evidence to strengthen their analysis, reflection, and/or research.
  • Provide a statement of the theme of a text.

 

Classroom Activities

This week’s Essential Question: Why is reading traditional literature from different cultures important?

Texts:  “Mystic Horse”- MacMillen Literature Book, p. 346

Story reading and discussion

Story Organizer

Rotation Stations 

RTI

Small groups

I-Ready Lessons

IXL:  Y1- Y4

Essay Editing and Revisions for final copy

 

 

 

 

Assignments Due

Book Report due Monday, 11/5

Native Tribes Totem Project due Tuesday, 11/6

Completed story organizer due Thursday, 11/8

Transition Words quiz

 

Additional Resources

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