Quarter 2, Week 10 (10/23-10/27)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaLanguage Arts/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #10
Unit of InstructionNovel Studies/Informative Writing/Florida's Native Tribes
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.R1.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantatively (eg. 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.RL.1.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g. a character’s thoughts, words, and actions).

LAFS.4.R1.1.3 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.R1.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details. Summarize the text.

LAFS.4.W.1.2.a-e  Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. a. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting, illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension. b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic. c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases. d.Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. e.Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

SS.4.A.2.1 Compare Native American tribes in Florida.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The student will:

-Provide an in-depth description of a character, setting, and events in a story.

-Provide an explanation of events in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information from the text.

-Address a writing prompt and provide effective and comprehensive development of the topic, using clear reasoning, and details.

-Demonstrate effective coherence, clarity, and cohesion in writing, including a strong introduction and conclusion.

-Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English consistent with edited writing.

-Explain how a main idea is supported by key details

Classroom Activities

Novel reading and daily activities

SS Weekly activities

Research on Florida Native Tribes

Informational Essay 



Assignments Due

Florida/Paris Essay due this week

“The Raft” character feelings and attitude assignment due by Wed. this week

Ready Reading assignments due by Friday

Native Tribes Graphic Organizer

Daily Reading assignments




Additional Resources

Please check student planners. We are trying to get in the habit of writing assignments daily from assignment board in the classroom.

Gillespie Museum trip this Thursday 10/26

 Here is a link to join my REMIND page:  http://rmd.me/b?rid=74605714