Quarter 3, Week 26 (2/26-3/2)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/SS Civil Rights
Grade Level4
Week #26
Unit of InstructionReview for FSA Writing
Standard(s) Taught

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

LAFS.4.W.1.1  Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

LAFS.4.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic, and convey ideas and information clearly.

LAFS.4.W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

LAFS.4.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Provide a statement that integrates information from two texts on the same topic.
  • Develop topics with facts, definitions, concrete details, and other information related to the topic.
  • Use prewriting strategies to formulate ideas
  • Develop powerful introductions and conclusions for their writing
  • Cite text specifically in their writing
  • Apply revision strategies
  • Use precise language and conventions
Classroom Activities

Informational essay on how humans and animals effect eachother when living in the same area.

Opinion essay on “Homework Oh Homework” (students wrote this as a baseline essay at the beginning of the year so they will be comparing their two writings and discussing writing growth.)

Grammar Review Bingo

Criminal Words activity

Small group work

Large group discussion



Assignments Due

2 essays

SS Literacy Assignment

Additional Resources