|Subject Area||ELA/Social Studies|
|Unit of Instruction||St. Augustine/Explorers/Opinion Essay/Poetry|
LAFS.4.RI.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.RI.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.RI.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantatively and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
LAFS.4.RI.3.8 Explain how the author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
LAFS.4.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.
LAFS.4.L.3.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
LAFS.4.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames.
LAFS.4.W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
SS.4.A.3.7 Identify nations (Spain, France, England) that controlled Floria before it became a US territory.
SS.4.A.3.6 Identify the effects of Spanish rule in Florida.
SS.4.A.3.3 Identify the significance of St. Augustine as the oldest permanent European settlement in the US.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
The student will:
Written response to question about St. Augustine.
Social Studies completed Graphic Organizer
Written descriptions of article text structures
Completed opinion essay (students will have 2 hours to complete in class)
Poetry projects (ongoing thru the second week in December)
Quiz on explorers