Q4W8

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TeacherElizabeth Brumley
Subject AreaELA/SS
Grade Level4
Week #35
Unit of InstructionLightning Thief
Standard(s) Taught

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.
LAFS.4.RI.3.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
SS.A.7.1 Describe the causes and effects of the 1920’s Florida land boom and bust.
SS.4.A.7.2 Summarize challenges Floridians faced during the Great Depression.

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 an explanation of procedures in a historical, scientific or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
•provide an explanation of ideas or concepts in a historical, scientific or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
•provide an explanation of how an author uses reasons to support particular points in a text.
•provide an explanation of how an author uses evidence to support particular points in a text.
•outline Florida’s economic state during the 1920s.
•describe the causes and effects of the land boom and bust. An example may include, but is not limited to, land speculation
•chronicle the Spanish American War for Cuba’s Independence 1898
•Immigration in Florida economic factors leading to the Great Depression.
•describe the impact of the Great Depression on daily life in Florida.
•summarize the economic factors and historic events that contributed to the end of the Great Depression. Examples may include, but are not limited to, the Labor Day hurricane of 1935, Mediterranean fruit fly.

Classroom Activities

Read The Lightning Thief Chapters 15-18
Lightning Thief Activities
Iready Diagnostic 3
Disaster in Space Article and Activities

Assignments Due

Morning Work Quiz Friday
Iready Diagnostic 3 Thursday
Disaster in Space Main Idea due Monday
Disaster in Space Video Questions due Tuesday
Disaster in Space Quiz Friday
Great Depression Questions due Wednesday

Additional Resources