Quarter 3, Week 22 (1/29-2/2)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/ Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #22
Unit of InstructionCivil Rights/Text based writing/FL History
Standard(s) Taught

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 an historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

LAFS.4.RL.2.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

LAFS.4.RI.2.6:  Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.

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

LAFS.4.RI.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational text, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 

LAFS.4.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

LAFS.4.RF.3.3  Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

LAFS.4.RF.4.4  Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

SS.4.A.8.1 Identify Florida’s role in the Civil Rights Movement.

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The students will:

  • Provide a comparison and contrast of a first-hand and second-hand account of the same event or topic.
  • Provide a description of the differences in focus and the information presented.
  • Provide a statement that integrates information from two texts on the same topic.
  • Provide an explanation of major differences between poems, dramas, and prose with references (e.g. verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g. casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing about a text.
Classroom Activities

Texts:

  • “It Takes Courage” (Lit. book) p. 306
  • “My Brother Martin” (Lit. book) p. 308
  • “The Autobiography of Martin Luther King”
  • “Honoring King”- Readworks
  • “Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King”- Newslea
  • “Martin Luther King-The Story of a Dream” (play)
  • “I Have a Dream” (play)

T-chart graphic organizer for compare/contrast

Compare/contrast of firsthand and secondhand event

Writing statements that integrate information from two texts

Text-based questions about MLK stories

Essay writing

Large/small group discussions

Nearpod

IXL

Ready Reading/Ready Writing 

 

Assignments Due

Pizza Box Book Report Due Monday, 1/29

Nearpod activities

Compare/contrast paragraph

IXL

Essay

 

Additional Resources

Students will be taking their next VLT on Wednesday, 1/31