Q4W31 (4/8-4/12)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #31
Unit of InstructionFL History/Text Summaries/Earth Day
Standard(s) Taught

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.1.3  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.2.5  Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a 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.3.3  Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

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

 LAFS.4.L.1.2  Demonstrate command of conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

 LAFS.4.L.2.3  Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

 SS.A.7.1  Describe the causes and effects of the 1920s Florida land boom and bust. 

SS.A.7.2  Summarize challenges Floridians faced during the Great Depression.

SS.A.7.3  Identify Florida’s role in World War II.

SS.4.A.1.1 Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.

SS.4.A1.2 Synthesize information related to Florida history through print and electronic media.

SS.4.A.6.2 Summarize contributions immigrant groups made to Florida.

SS.4.A.8.2 Describe how and why immigration impacts Florida today.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The student will:

  • Provide an explanation of events in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
  • Provide a summary of a text.
  • Provide an explanation of how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
  • Provide a statement that integrates information from two texts on the same topic.
  • Provide a statement that integrates information from two different sources on the same topic.
Classroom Activities


 These articles are included on NEARPOD assignment for students.

Assigned 4/8-due 4/17  Code:  SANFG     **assignment due date has been extended

“Florida’s Land Boom”   “Great Depression and the New Deal”   “Florida During WWII”

“Florida-Home to a Diverse Population”  “Office of War Document on Rationing”

All from Florida Then and Now  

Literacy Activity for Week 2- Henry Flagler

FSA Prep Reading Skill Rotations on Wednesday

IReady Weekly lesson

Assignments Due

Flagler Literacy Activity- Due Wed.

NEARPOD assignments 1-5 due Wednesday 4/17  **due date has been extended

IReady Lessons for the week

Next Monday  4/15 students will receive an EARTH DAY PROJECT ASSIGNMENT. It will be due on Monday, April 22.

Next week we will be taking the district VLT-3 ELA test.

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