Q3W24 (2/11-2/15)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #24
Unit of InstructionBiographies/Civil Rights/Hurricanes in FL
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RL.2.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

LAFS.4.RL.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

 LAFS.4.L.3.5  Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

 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.2.6  Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narratives.

 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.RL.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, 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.8.1 Identify Florida’s role in the Civil Rights Movement.

SS.4.G.1.3 Explain how weather impacts Florida.

 

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The students will:

  • Provide an interpretation of information presented visually.
  • Provide an explanation of how the information presented visually contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
  • Provide an explanation of major differences between poems, drama, and prose with references to their structural elements (verse, rhythm, meter) (casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing about a text.

 

 

 

Classroom Activities

Texts:

  • “Martin Luther King, Jr.” play
  • Poems:  “Dreams” and “I, Too, Sing America” by Langston Hughes
  • “Exploring Florida’s Geography, Culture, and Climate”
  • “Hurricanes” a Reading A-Z text
  • “Hurricanes in Florida” a FL History text
  • “Civil Rights Movement in Florida” a FL History text
  • Biographies of Famous Black Americans

Independent reading, note taking, and research for Biographies project

Small group work/ station rotations

Reading and discussion of FL weather

Reading and discussion of Civil Rights in FL

Paired text writing practice

Poetry reading and discussion

5 word summary practice

Assignments Due

(continuing) Biography notes

Florida Severe Weather Activity  – due Friday 2/15

Civil Rights in Florida  – due Friday 2/15

Additional Resources