4th Grade ELA Plans
RI.4.4 - Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
RI.4.5 - 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.
RI.4.7 - 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.
L.4.1c - Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.
L.4.1g - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).
L.4.6 - Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation)
RF.4.3 - Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
RF.4.3a - Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
RF.4.4 - Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.4.4a - Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
RF.4.4b - Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
RF.4.4c - Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
W.4.1 - Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
W.4.1a - Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
W.4.1b - Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
W.4.1c - Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
W.4.1d - Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
(based on the language of the standard)
The students can:
· I can determine the meaning of words used in context.
· I can identify and describe the text structure used in the passage or text.
· I can interpret information presented visually, and orally used to help understand the meaning of the text.
· I can use English correctly in writing and speaking.
· I can use modal auxiliaries to convey various conditions.
· I can correctly use frequently confused words.
· I can correctly use grade- appropriate academic vocabulary.
· I can read fluently.
· I can write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Procedures (with general times)
Monday, October 9, 2017
1. Discuss sequence by creating a page in the interactive notebook.
2. Discuss charts and graphs by creating a page in the interactive notebook.
3. Practice sequence and charts/graphs whole group and with a partner.
1. Introduce opinion writing using an anchor chart (using OREO).
2. Read a passage.
3. Discuss the prompt.
1. Discuss modal auxiliaries using the interactive notebook.
2. Practice using modal auxiliaries with a partner.
3. Discuss vocabulary words for the week.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
NO STUDENTS/ REPORT CARD DAY
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
1. Review sequence and charts and graphs.
2. Students will practice sequencing with a partner.
3. Students will practice using charts and graphs with a partner.
1. Review opinion writing using the anchor chart.
2. Reread passage.
3. Reread prompt.
4. Begin writing the details in the graphic organizer.
1. Review modal auxiliaries.
2. Practice using them with a partner.
3. Review vocabulary.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
1. Discuss compare/contrast text structure using the interactive notebook.
2. Practice comparing and contrasting with a partner.
3. Review sequence.
4. Practice sequencing with a partner.
1. Continue completing the graphic organizer.
2. Begin writing first draft using graphic organizer.
1. Discuss homophones using the interactive notebook.
2. Practice using and identifying homophones.
3. Review vocabulary.
Friday, October 13, 2017 (60% day- Homecoming)
1. Review skills from the week.
1. Turn-in final copy.
1. Review modal auxiliaries and homophones.
2. Assess vocabulary words.
Example of an Assessment Item Related to the Standard
1. Read pages 615-618. What text structure does the author use to related events or ideas to one another?
2. Read pages 619-620. What text structure does the author use to relate events or ideas one to another?