Quarter 3, Week 27 (3/5-3/8)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/ SS
Grade Level4
Week #27
Unit of InstructionNarrative Text/FL Pioneers
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RL.1.1 Refer to details and exampes in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

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.RL.2.6 Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the differences between first and third person narrations.

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.

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

LAFS.4.SL.1.2 Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

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.

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

LAFS.4.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

LAFS.4.L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

LAFS.4.L.2.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

LAFS.4.L.3.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

SS.4.A.4.2 Describe pioneer life in Florida.

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Essential Question: How does conflict in narrative text create a story that keeps the reader interested?

Students will:

  • Demonstrate ability to paraphrase information read aloud.
  • Provide a summary of 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.
  • Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly. and/or examples in a text when explaining inferences drawn from the text.
  • Provide an in-depth description of an event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.
  • Provide an in-depth description of a character in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
  • Provide an in-depth description of a setting in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.
Classroom Activities

Text:  Strawberry Girl  by Lois Lenski  (Newberry Award winner)

Paraphrasing/ summary activities

Visual/ Text connections

Close reading questions

Text dependent questions

 

Assignments Due

Story Questions

Student responses in booklet

Plastic Pollution essay and poster

Summative on Civil Rights reading from last week

Additional Resources

FSA Writing: Monday, March 5th

Several students will be doing a retake on “Comparing Genres: Prose, Poetry, and Drama” tests on Thursday. They have been given study guides to use.

Nearpod code for Plastics information for project is:  CDVQE

Full text of “Strawberry Girl” can be found on Nearpod:  BFHNX