Q3W20 (1/14-1/18)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #20
Unit of InstructionSeminoles/Famous Americans/Informative Writing
Standard(s) Taught


LAFS.4.RI.1.1  Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining and when to 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.SL.1.1  Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.LAFS.4.RI.4.10  By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational text, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the 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

 SS.4.A.3.8  Explain how the Seminole Tribe formed and the purpose for their migration.

SS.4.A.3.9 Explain how Florida (Adams-Onis Treaty) became a U.S. territory.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The 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 an explanation of events in a historical text including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
  • Provide a statement that integrates information from two texts on the same topic.
Classroom Activities

Texts:  “Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield”     

           “The Seminoles of Florida: Culture, Customs, and Conflict” (on Nearpod code EHMZQ)

          Primary Source Document: “Treaty of Moultrie”

Questions on Clara Barton from last week’s reading

Read and discuss information about Seminoles

Graphic Organizer on Seminole Wars  (causes/effects)

Small group read together

St. Augustine research

Discuss Treaty of Moultrie


I-Ready Lessons

Composition writing

Station rotations

Shipwrecks Activity from last week








Assignments Due

Shipwrecks Activity

Completed Seminole Organizer


I-Ready 40 min lesson for the week

Completed Compostion

St. Augustine Research

Additional Resources