Q3W7 3/8/21-3/12/21

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TeacherElizabeth Brumley
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #26
Unit of InstructionStory Elements/Opinion Writing
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.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text,
including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., cast 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.W.1.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
a. 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.
b. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
c. Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
• provide an in-depth description of a character in a story or drama, drawing on
specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
• provide an in-depth description of a setting in a story or drama, drawing on
specific details in the text.
• provide an in-depth description of an event in a story or drama, drawing on
specific details in the text.
demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they
are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in
mythology (e.g., Herculean).
• 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

Classroom Activities

Monday- Opinion Writing (Paris Vs. Florida)
Tuesday – The Snake Haired Monster Character Analysis
Wednesday – The Snake Haired Monster Plot Analysis
Thursday – Iready 45 Minutes, VLT
Friday – Opinion Writing, Race the Clock Activity

*Daily Morning Work and FSA Test Prep Questions

Assignments Due

Paris Vs. Florida Prompt due Monday
Character Analysis Due Tuesday
Plot Analysis Due Wednesday
VLT Thursday
Morning Work Quiz Friday

Additional Resources

Link to our story of the week:
https://storyworks.scholastic.com/issues/2018-19/100118/The-Snake-Haired-Monster.html