Q3W22 (1/28-2/1)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #22
Unit of InstructionMLK/Biographies/St. Augustine
Standard(s) Taught

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.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining and when drawing inferences from 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

 LAFS.4.W.4.10  Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

SS.4.A.8.1 Identify Florida’s role in the Civil Rights Movement.



Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Provide a summary of a text
  • Provide an explanation of events in a historical text including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
  • Provide a comparison and contrast of the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first and third person narrations.


Classroom Activities


“It Took Courage” p.306 MacMillan literature book

“My Brother Martin” p. 308 MacMillan literature book

Genre discussion:  Biography- Autobiography

Vocabulary Discussion for “It Took Courage”

5 word summary practice

Partner read and discussion: Identifying key events- what happened and why?

Small group work

Station Rotations

I-Ready 40 min weekly lesson

Review of St. Augustine Information



Assignments Due

Vocabulary and Summaries from “It Took Courage”

Questions from “My Brother Martin”

Seminole Wars Cause Effect charts (summative grade) and Plan sheet (formative grade) due on Wednesday 1/30.  These were assigned last week.

Additional Resources