Quarter 4, Week 31(4/9-4/13)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level4
Week #31
Unit of InstructionNarrative Text/Florida History/Practice FSA
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 a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

LAFS.4.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

LAFS.4.RI.2.5 Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

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

LAFS.4.RI.3.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text. 

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.L.1.2 Demonstrate command of 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.3.4a Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

LAFS.4.L.3.5a Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.

LAFS.4.L.3.5c Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).

LAFS.4.L.3.6  Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases as found in grade level appropriate texts, including those that signal precise actions, emotions or states of being (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).

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.

LAFS.4.W.3.9 Draw evidence from literary or information texts to support analysis, reflection, and research

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The student will:

-Provide an explanation of how an author uses reasons to support particular points in a text.

Provide an explanation of how an author uses evidence to support particular points in a text

-Provide a statement that integrates information from two texts on the same topic

-Provide a comparison and contrast of a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic.

-Provide a description of the differences in focus and the information presented.

-Provide an explanation of events in a historical, scientific or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

-Demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.

-Provide a statement demonstrating accurate meaning and use of grade-appropriate general academic words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered).


 

 

Classroom Activities

Text: Adelina’s Whales

“Gray Whale Migration Route” article

Identifying differences in firsthand vs secondhand accounts

Identifying author’s point of view

Collecting evidence to support answer to essential lesson question

small group work

center rotations (Tues/Thursday)

Coral Reefs Project

Nearpod

Think CERCA

Assignments Due

Coral Reefs Project- Due Wednesday 4/11 (this was assigned last Wednesday)

Compare/Contrast of Firsthand/Secondhand account

Paragraph explaining author’s point of view

Essential Question explanation

SS quiz- Florida Industries (Friday)

 

Additional Resources

We will be taking the Reading practice FSA on Thursday.

Wednesday will NOT be early release.