|Subject Area||Language Arts/Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction|
LAFS.4.W.1.2 Write informational texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
LAFS.4.R1.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
LAFS.4.R1.2.5 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.R1.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g. in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
LAFS,4.R1.3.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in text.
LAFS.4.SL.2.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
LAFS.4.RL.2.6 Compare and contrast the point of view from which stories are narrated, including the difference between 1st and 3rd person narrations.
SS.4.C.2.1 Discuss public issues in Florida that impact the daily lives of its citizens.
SS.4.C.2.2 Identify ways citizens work together to influence government and help solve community and state problems.
SS.4.C.2.3 Explain the importance of public service, voting, and volunteerism.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Problem/Solution graphic organizers
Cause/effect graphic organizers
Identify text features of various selections
Identify texts with specific points of view
View text features power point presentation
Answer text dependent questions and participate in discussions
Research National Parks
“Take a Hike” activity
This week, students will be given this assignment on Monday, to be completed by Thursday for a book discussion:
Choose a powerful PASSAGE from your book that caught your attention, moved you, or made you wonder. CONNECTION-Tell how you personally connected to the text. What did it remind you of? Are there any other books you have read that are similar to this one? Tell stories. ILLUSTRATION: Draw or create a picture or infographic that represents this book. Be prepared to share.
I am now on REMIND if you wish to join our homeroom group. I sent home information last week on how to join. Let me know if you need another copy.