Q3, W9

TeacherLauren Griffin
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #9
Unit of InstructionText Structures/Living Biographies (continued)
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RI.3.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
LAFS.4.RI.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining and when drawing inferences from the text.
LAFS.4.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LAFS.4.RI.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational text, 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.4.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LAFS.4.RF.3.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

LAFS.4.RI.3.7
Students will:
· Provide an interpretation of information presented visually (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on web pages).

Provide an explanation of how the information presented visually contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

LAFS.4.RI.1.3
Students will:
provide an explanation of events in a historical text including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Students will identify the main way an author organizes events and ideas in an informational text will help you better understand the topic.

Students will describe the way an author organizes events, ideas, or information will help you better understand the text.

Classroom Activities

-I-Ready Reading (40 minutes completed in class) and Growth Check

-Students will finish their Living Biography Projects and visuals to enhance these projects

-Students will present their Living Biographies

-Ready Reading Lesson 15-Text Structures
-Text Structures Flipbook

-IXL

-Review of  (one of) the 4th Grade ELA Test Prep Reading Practice Tests: The students and I will review the correct answers and discuss strategies to obtain those answers.  Students will then redo the second practice test utilizing those strategies.

Assignments Due

-I-Ready Reading Growth Check

-Living Biography Project due Wednesday, March 4th

*No Homework: use this time to work on the project please. 🙂 

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