Quarter 3, Week 23 (2/5-2/9)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #23
Unit of InstructionPoetry/Drama; Black History/Civil Rights; Essay Writing
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RL.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.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.RL.2.6  Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narratives.

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.RL.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

LAFS.4.L.3.5  Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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

Students will:

  • Provide an explanation of major differences between poems, drama, and prose with references to structural elements of poems (e.g. verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g.cast of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing about a text.
  • Provide a connection 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/or directions in the text.
Classroom Activities

Texts:

  • “I Have a Dream” – MLK play
  • “Dreams”- Langston Hughes
  • “I, Too, Sing America” – Langston Hughes
  • “Civil Rights Leader MLK Jr.”- Newsela

Videos:  Elements of Prose; Elements of Drama

Alphabet brainstorm activity

Poetry Quiz

Poetry Elements matching game

small and large group work and discussion

Essay writing

Assignments Due

Paragraph: Differences in Structural Elements

Essay

SS Quiz

Poetry Reading Assignment

 

Additional Resources