Q1W3 9/14-9/18

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TeacherElizabeth Brumley
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #3
Unit of InstructionMain Idea/FL Weather
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.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.3.9 Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak
about the subject knowledgeably.

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.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
a. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

Social Studies
SS.4.G.1.3 Explain how weather impacts Florida.
c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The Student Will:
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 statement of the main idea of a text.
provide an explanation of how the main idea is supported by key details.
provide a summary of the text

• describe Florida’s weather patterns by season. Examples may include, but are not limited to, hurricanes, thunderstorms, drought, frost, mild
• describe the impacts of Florida’s storms, including hurricanes and thunderstorms.
• explain the economic, architectural, scientific, and social impacts weather has on Florida

Classroom Activities

Center Packets – Main Idea Maze, Paragraph writing, IXL A.3, RACE practice, citing evidence task cards

I ready diagnostic

Social Studies Weather Packet

Main Idea Practice

Writing – Analyzing prompts and sorting relevant evidence

Assignments Due

Center Packet Due Friday
Homework due Friday
Main Idea Quiz
Main Idea Summative Friday
Social Studies Weather Packet
Grammar quiz Friday

Additional Resources