Q2 WK3: 11/30 -12/4

TeacherTammy Kisgeropoulos
Subject AreaELA/Social Studies
Grade Level4th
Week #14
Unit of InstructionMain Idea and Details/Elements of Poetry/Explorers
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.4.RL.2.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings,
descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text. 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.2.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
LAFS.4.RI.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
SS.4.A.3.2 Describe causes and effects of European colonization on the Native American tribes of Florida.
SS.4.A.3.1 Identify explorers who came to Florida and the motivations for their expeditions.
SS.4.A.1.1 Analyze primary and secondary resources to identify significant individuals and events throughout Florida history.
SS.4.A.1.2 Synthesize information related to Florida history through print and electronic media.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
• 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 an explanation of events in a historical, scientific or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text. • define and describe European colonization in Florida. • summarize the effects of European colonization on Native American tribes using primary and secondary resources, Examples may include, but are not limited to, protection of ships, colonization, disease, death, spread of religion. • identify explorers who landed in Florida • explain why explorers came to Florida and the outcome of their expeditions. Examples may include, but not be limited to, Ponce de Leon, Juan Garrido, Esteban Dorantes, Tristan de Luna • provide a statement of the main idea of a text.
• provide an explanation of how the main idea is supported by key details
• provide a summary of the text.
• demonstrate the ability to determine the meaning of general academic words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

Classroom Activities

Read and respond to texts on Florida’s Explorers Explores organizer Elements of Poetry Vocabulary
Determine Elements of Poetry
Writing an introduction
Using Transition Words in Writing
Story Works –Invasive Species Article and Quiz
Florida Dailies
Good Morning Sunshine
Florida Then and Now Explorer articles and questions

Assignments Due

I-Ready Growth Monitoring-Wednesday
Volusia Writes Thursday
Florida Dailies -Friday
Good Morning Sunshine -Friday
Storyworks-Friday
Florida Explorer – Friday

Additional Resources