LAFS.4.RL.1.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
LAFS.4.RL.2.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
LAFS.4.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
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.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.
LAFS.4.W.1.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using
effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
a. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator
and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
b. Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show
the responses of characters to situations.
c. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence
d. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey
experiences and events precisely.
e. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or
LAFS.4.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and
usage when writing or speaking.
b. Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative
adverbs (where, when, why).
c. Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be
walking) verb tenses.
d. Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.
e. Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns
(e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
f. Form and use prepositional phrases.
g. Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
h. Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).
LAFS.4.L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization,
punctuation, and spelling when writing.
a. Use correct capitalization.
b. Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations
from a text.
c. Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
d. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
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.
• provide a statement of a theme of a text.
• provide a summary of the text.
• provide an explanation of major differences between poems, drama, and prose with references to structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing about a text.
• provide a comparison and contrast of the treatment of similar themes and/or topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
• provide a comparison and contrast of the treatment of similar patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures
• 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.
• 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).