Quarter 4, Week 28 (3/19-3/23)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level4
Week #28
Unit of InstructionNarrative Text/ Florida Pioneers/Plastic Pollution
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.2.4  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., cast of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a 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 (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

 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.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.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.

 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.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.

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

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • (RL 1.2) Provide a summary of the text
  • (RL 3.7) 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.
  • (RL 1.1) Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly OR inferences drawn from the text.
  • (RL 1.3) Provide an in-depth description of an event, character, or setting in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.
Classroom Activities

Text: “Strawberry Girl” – available on Nearpod (code: CDKIN). Teacher will be read some chapters orally (Chapters 4, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14) while students follow along and answer discussion questions. 

Students will read the following chapters independently or with partners: Chapters 5, 7, 9, 10, 15 and will be responsible for answering questions in their “Strawberry Girl” booklets. Questions and summaries are formative grades. Last summary is a summative grade.

Students will continue using Nearpod (Code: CDVQE) resources to produce an essay/report on how plastics are polluting our oceans. They will also create a poster (which may be done with a partner) to go along with their report. This is one of several EARTH DAY activities we will be doing in the coming weeks.

Texts: “Florida’s Economy Booms” and “Cattle and Cowboys in Florida” for SS. Each student will receive a copy of the texts.  Students will be doing a Florida Industry Literacy Project assignment.

Assignments Due

Plastic Pollution essays and posters ALL due on Wednesday 3/21.

 

Strawberry Girl: 

p. 11 summary and booklet questions answered as chapters are read taken as formative grades all due by Friday 3/23

p. 29 question taken as summative grade 

Florida Industry Literacy Assignment- Assigned Friday, March 23  DUE Monday, March 26 (to be finished at home)

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