Q1WK 8 – 10/19-10/23

TeacherTammy Kisgeropoulos
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4th
Week #8
Unit of InstructionTheme/Character Changes/
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RL.1.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the 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.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.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. 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 e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

LAFS.4.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and
usage when writing or speaking.
b. Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative
adverbs (where, when, why).
g. Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
h. Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).

LAFS.4.L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization,
punctuation, and spelling when writing.
a. Use correct capitalization.
b. Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations
from a text.
c. Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
d. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

SS.4.G.1.4 Interpret political and physical maps using map elements (title, compass rose, cardinal directions, intermediate directions, symbols, legend, scale, longitude, latitude).
SS.4.G.1.1 Identify physical features of Florida.
SS.4.G.1.2 Locate and label cultural features on a Florida map.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
• provide a statement of a theme of a text.
• provide a summary of the text.
• provide an explanation of major differences between poems, drama, and prose with references to structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing about a text.
• 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
• 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.
• identify map elements such as title, compass rose, symbols, legend, scale, longitude, and latitude).
• indicate cardinal directions and intermediate directions on a map.
• interpret information on political and physical maps to explain locations and distances.
• Compare locations of two places using map elements
• identify and locate Florida’s major physical features, including major bodies of water and areas with major islands on a state map such as Florida Keys.
• locate, label, and discuss Florida’s cultural features on a Florida map (e.g., state capital-Tallahassee, major cities, sites of important historical events, major tourist attractions).

Classroom Activities

Introduce Theme with PPT
Story Works- Theme, Character Change, Text Evidence, Critical Thinking
Flocabulary -Point of View
Point of View Practice
Theme Filled Cupcake Passage
Theme Craftivity and Cupcake activity
Grammar – Plural and Possessive Nouns
Paragraph Writing
Florida Map – major cities, waterways and attractions
Florida Dailies
Story Works Formative

Assignments Due

– Florida map: locate and place major cities, waterways and attractions on a Florida map -Thursday
– Florida Map – determine major cities, waterways and attractions based on description – Friday
– Story Works Formative- Friday
– Grammar -Friday
– Florida Dailies- Friday

All other daily assignments due upon completion

Additional Resources