Q1W7 10/12-10/16

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TeacherElizabeth Brumley
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #7
Unit of InstructionTheme/Map Skills
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RL.1.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize
the text.
LAFS.4.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why).
Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses.
Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.
Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
Form and use prepositional phrases.
Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).
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.
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
e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

SS.4.G.1.4 Interpret political and physical maps using map elements (title, compass rose, cardinal directions, intermediate
directions, symbols, legend, scale, longitude, latitude).
SS.4.G.1.1 Identify physical features of Florida.
SS.4.G.1.2 Locate and label cultural features on a Florida map.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
• provide a statement of a theme of a text.
• provide a summary of the text.
Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why).
Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses.
Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.
Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
Form and use prepositional phrases.
Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).

• identify map elements such as title, compass rose, symbols, legend, scale, longitude, and latitude).
• indicate cardinal directions and intermediate directions on a map.
• interpret information on political and physical maps to explain locations and distances.
• Compare locations of two places using map elements
• identify and locate Florida’s major physical features, including major bodies of water and areas with major islands on a state map
such as Florida Keys.
• locate, label, and discuss Florida’s cultural features on a Florida map (e.g., state capital-Tallahassee, major cities, sites of
important historical events, major tourist attractions).

Classroom Activities

Boundin’ theme activity
Lava theme activity
Intro to theme in literary texts
Ghost of Specter Elementary
Order of adjectives
Political/Physical Maps of Florida
Writing planning sheet
Centers
!-Ready 45 minutes

Assignments Due

Centers due Friday
Ghost of Specter Elementary Comprehension Quiz Friday
Physical/Political Map Activity due Friday
Daily Language Quiz Friday
Ready Reading Theme

Homework Due Friday

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