Q1 W4: 9/21-9/25

TeacherTammy Kisgeropoulos
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4th
Week #4
Unit of InstructionText Structure/ Severe Weather
Standard(s) Taught

Reading
LAFS.4.RI.2.5 Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect,
problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
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.2.6 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided

Writing
LAFS.4.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences

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.

Social Studies
SS.4.G.1.3 Explain how weather impacts Florida.
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

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Reading
Students will:
• provide a description of the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect,
and problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts or information in a text or part of a text
Students will:
• provide referencesto details and/or examplesin a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.
• provide referencesto details and/or examplesin a text when explaining inferences drawn from the text.
• provide a comparison and contrast of a first-hand and secondhand account of the same event or topic.
• provide a description of the differences in focus and the information presented.

Social Studies
Students will:
• describe Florida’s weather patterns by season. Examples may include, but are not limited to, hurricanes, thunderstorms, drought, frost, mild
climate.
• describe the impacts of Florida’s storms, including hurricanes and thunderstorms.
• explain the economic, architectural, scientific, and social impacts weather has on Florida

Classroom Activities

Introduce topic with PPT
Reading Ready Lesson
Independent Practice
I-Ready
IXL
Florida Dailies
Severe Weather and Climate Practice
Grammar Focus -Simple and Compound Sentences

Assignments Due

Text structure Graphic Organizer Quiz – Due Wednesday
Climate Passage – Due Wednesday
Text Structure Quiz – Due Friday
Florida Dailies- Due Friday
Hurricanes – Due Friday
All Independent/Center work due upon completion

Additional Resources