Quarter 2, Week 18 (12/18-12/20)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #18
Unit of InstructionPoetry/FL History
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RL.3.7 Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.

LAFS.4.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

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 (a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

LAFS.4.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (research, reflection, revision) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

-Read poetry orally with accuracy, proper rate, and expression.

-Show understanding of the elements of poetry (setting, mood, theme, figurative language, imagery, repetition) when writing or speaking about a poem.

-Participate successfully in peer editing of compositions.

-Read grade level text fluently and show comprehension through voice, timing, and expression.

Classroom Activities

-Students will be practicing their poetry for Poetry Cafe.

-Peer editing groups w/rubrics

-Students will be finishing up any late assignments they need to turn in before report card grades are due.

-Holiday fun activities

-Journal Writing

-IXL: N6-N9

Assignments Due

-Poem for Poetry Cafe (students were given rubric to prepare with)

-Revised copy of composition (after edit session)

-Late assignments due!



Additional Resources

Parents: We invite you to attend our Fourth Grade Poetry Cafe on Wednesday, December 20th.  Miss Manning’s homeroom will be performing around 8:15 am in the theater and Mr. Lee’s homeroom will be performing at around 11:15 am.  After each session, we will be serving refreshments and snacks upstairs by our classrooms. 

Miss Manning’s Winter Dance/Musical Showcase is Monday, December 18th at 6:45pm. Hope to see you there!