Q4W32 (4/15-4/19)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #32
Unit of InstructionInnovation/FL History/Earth Day
Standard(s) Taught

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.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

 LAFS.4.L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the 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.

 LAFS.4.L.2.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

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.

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.W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

 

 

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The students will:

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively engage in a range of collaborative discussions on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing own ideas clearly.
  • Demonstrate ability to make comments that contribute to the discussion and/or link to the remarks of others.
  • Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly or when explaining inferences from the text.
  • Provide a summary of the text.
  • Demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of general academic words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
  • Provide an explanation of how an author uses reasons to support particular points in a text.
  • Provide an explanation of how an author uses evidence to support particular points in a text.

  • 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 description of the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, and problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts or information in a text or part of a text.
  • Provide an interpretation of information presented visually.
Classroom Activities

Innovator video

“How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning”  MacMillan Literature Book, p. 224

“My Brother’s Flying Machine”  MacMillan Literature Book, p. 734

Group activity:  New Idea, New Device, New Method

Paired Reading – what the text said explicitly vs what was inferred

10 Important Words to Summarize

Finding Evidence in the Text

IReady Lessons

VLT3

Earth Day Project – Protect Our Species

 

 

Assignments Due

Nearpod Assignment from last week – Due Wed. 4/17

Earth Day Project – Due Monday 4/22 (Earth Day)

Daily Class Assignments

Additional Resources