Q1, W2 8/19/19

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #2
Unit of InstructionNational Parks
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.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

LAFS.4.RF.3.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

LAFS.4.RF.4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

LAFS.4.W.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

LAFS.4.L.2.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

LAFS.4.L.3.6 Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases as found in grade level appropriate texts, including those that signal precise actions, emotions or states of (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).

LAFS.4.SL1.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

SS.G.1.4 Interpret political and physical maps using map elements (title, compass rose, cardinal directions, intermediate directions, symbols, legend, scale, longitude, latitude).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will: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.
Students will:use evidence from informational texts to support ideas in writing.

Classroom Activities

Reading “From Pet to Threat” and “The Florida Everglades” texts.
Answering text based questions and text marking evidence to support answers.
Opinion writing in response to “From Pet to Threat” text.
“Animals Come Home to Our National Parks” Nonfiction Article
Opinion Writing Task Cards
Spelling Choice Board-the students will complete various activities in which they are required to study/utilize this week’s spelling words.
Brain Pop, “Everglades”

Assignments Due

Spelling test on Friday, August 23rd.

  1. interaction
  2. activate
  3. overreaction
  4. altitude
  5. exalt
  6. alto
  7. alternate
  8. alternative
  9. alter
  10. amble
  11. ambulance
  12. ambition
  13. angular
  14. entangle
  15. quadrangle

Homework: Students should be reading 15-20 minutes each evening. 

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