Q1W5 9/28-10/2

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TeacherElizabeth Brumley
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #5
Unit of InstructionText Structure/Government
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.

Writing
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.C.1.1 Describe how Florida’s constitution protects the rights of citizens and provides for the structure, function, and purposes of state
government.
SS.4.C.3.1 Identify the three branches (Legislative, Judicial, Executive) of government in Florida and the powers of each.
SS.4.C.3.2 Distinguish between state (governor, state representative, or senator) and local government (mayor, city commissioner).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
•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 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.

• describe the purpose of the Florida constitution.
• explain how Florida’s constitution protects citizens’ rights.
• show how elements of the Florida constitution guide the structure, function and purposes of state government.

• identify the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of Florida’s government.
• compare powers of Florida’s three branches of government.
• provide examples of actions taken by each of Florida’s three branches of government.

• identify roles in state government, such as governor, state representative, senator.
• identify roles in local government, such as mayor and city commissioner.
compare and contrast the scope of power between state and local government officials.

Classroom Activities

Center Packet
Daily Language
I ready- 45 minutes
Analyzing a Prompt
State/Local Government Passages

Assignments Due

Center Packet Due Friday
State Government Article/Questions
Local Government Article/Questions
Daily Language Quiz Friday

Homework Due Friday

Additional Resources