Quarter 2, Week 11 (10/30-11/3)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/ Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #11
Unit of InstructionNovels/Informative Essay/ Florida 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 Studies/Activities

Nearpod Lesson on character traits

IXL: Y1, Y2, Y3  (analyzing characters)

Informative Essay Planning and draft

Florida Native Tribes Booklet  (Main idea and key supporting details)

SS Weekly activities

Assignments Due

Nearpod Lesson

IXL lessons

Essay Organizer/Planner

Florida Tribes Booklet due Friday




Additional Resources

Students are expected to write assignments in their Planner daily.