Quarter 1, Week 7 (10/2 – 10/6)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaLanguage Arts/ Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #7
Unit of InstructionInformational Text/ Federal and State Government
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.W.3.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

LAFS.4.R1.3.9 Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.SS.4.

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.

SS.4.C.1.1 Describe how Florida’s constitution protects the rights of citizens and provides the structure, function, and purposes of state government.

SS.4.C.3.1 Identify the three branches of government in Florida and the powers of each.

SS.4.C.3.2 Distinguish between state (governor, state representatives, or senator) and local (mayor, city commissioner) government.

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

-Provide an explanation of how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

-Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.

-Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining inferences drawn from the text.

-Provide a statement that integrates information from two texts on the same topic.

-Provide explanations of events, procedures, and ideas/concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why based on specific information in the text.

 

Classroom Activities

Using the Text-¬† Florida’s Government: Power, Purpose, and People

Main idea tree map

Questions 

Fact or False Activity

Classroom discussion of Preamble/Constitution to compare with Florida’s

Group Activity for Florida’s State and Local Government discussions

Informational text essay writing- revising and editing

Assignments Due

PCI activity for independent reading book: assigned Monday, will be due on Friday

Informational essay will be completed in class this week.

Additional Resources