Pomales, L.

Laura Pomales

TeacherLaura Pomales
Subject AreaLanguage Arts / Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #Week of September 19
Unit of InstructionNational Parks
Standard(s) Taught

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.1.1 Refer to details and examples when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

 LAFS.4.SL.1.1b:  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.  Students will follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

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

  1. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
  2. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
  3. Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
  4. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

SS.4.C.1.1 Describe how Florida’s constitution protects the rights of citizens and provides for the structure, function, and purposes of state government.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students Will:

  • 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).
  • Refer to details and examples when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
  •  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. Students will follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
  • Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
  •  Describe how Florida’s constitution protects the rights of citizens and provides for the structure, function, and purposes of state government.
Classroom Activities

Students will engage in a variety of classroom activities to reach all areas of learning including:

  • whole group instruction
  • small group instruction
  • one on one conferences
  • partner work
  • group work
  • game based learning
  • project based learning
  • independent reading
  • small presentations
  • technology infused lessons
Assignments Due

Due this week:

  • Branches of Government formative
  • speaking and listening formative
  • grammar skill of week formative
  • writing formative 

 

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