Quarter 4, Week 32 (4/16-4/20)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #32
Unit of InstructionInventors/Narrative Texts/FL economy
Standard(s) Taught

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.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.2.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

 LAFS.4.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

LAFS.4.RI.4.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational text, including history/social studies, science, and technical text, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 LAFS.4.RI.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize 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.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

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

 LAFS.4.L.2.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

LAFS.4.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

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

SS.4.A.6.3 Describe the contributions of significant individuals to Florida.

SS.4.F.1.1 Identify entrepreneurs from various social and ethnic backgrounds who have influenced Florida and local economy.

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The student will:

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively engage in a range of collaborative discussions on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing own ideas clearly.
  • Demonstrate ability to make comments that contribute to the discussion and/or link to the remarks of others
  • Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.
  • Provide references to details and/or examples in a text when explaining inferences drawn from the text.
  • Provide a summary of the text.
  • Demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of general academic words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
  • 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 an explanation of events in a historical, scientific or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
  • Provide a description of the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, and problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts or information in a text or part of a text.
  • Provide an interpretation of information presented visually.
  • Provide an explanation of how the information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

 

Classroom Activities

Texts:

“How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning” – McMillan Literature book

“Florida’s Economy: From the Mouse to the Moon”

Video: “What is an Innovator?”

Discussion of innovators

Prediction activity before reading the Franklin story

Pair Reading

10 word summaries

Vocabulary activity

Literacy Activity

Center Rotations (Tues/Thurs) – focus on Earth Day

 

Assignments Due

10 word summaries

Completed literacy activity

Vocabulary Activity

Narrative writing

Additional Resources

Earth Day Celebration on Friday: students can wear an addition to their uniforms- something to do with Earth Day (conservation, ecology, animals, recycling, etc.) Be creative!

Next Monday and Tuesday (4/23 and 4/24) are FSA READING tests!