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Lesson Plans

February 5-16, 2018

4th grade ELA

Lesson Plans

Standards

RI

4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

4.6 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided

RL

4.6 Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

L

4.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

4.2b Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.

4.2c Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.

4.5c Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).

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

4.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

4.3aUse 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.

4.4Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

4.4aRead grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

4.4cUse context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

W

4.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

4.3aOrient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

4.3bUse dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

4.3cUse a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.

4.3dUse concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

4.3eProvide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

4.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)

4.5With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 4 here.)

4.6With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.

4.7Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

4.8Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.

4.9aApply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions].").

4.10Write 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.

 

W.4.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

W.4.2a - 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.

W.4.2b - Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

W.4.2c - Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).

W.4.2d - Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

W.4.2e - Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

Learning Targets

RI

4.1 I can determine the meaning of words or phrases in a grade 4 text.

4.6 I can compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic and describe the differences.

RL

4.6 I can compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

L

4.2 I can use correct capitalization when I write.

4.2b I can use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.

4.2c I can use commas before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.

4.6 I can spell 4th grade level words correctly.

 

RF

4.3I know the meanings of some common affixes.

I know the meaning of some common root words (Latin).

4.4 I can understand what I read.

I can self-correct to fix my reading mistakes.

W

4.3 I can write a narrative (story), either real or imagined and write it so my reader knows who is narrating (or telling) the story.

I can organize my story and put my ideas in order. I can write my story so that it will have a clear beginning, middle and end.

I can develop my story by writing about experiences and events that happen to the narrator and/or other characters in the story.

I can show the sequence of events using linking words and phrases.

I can use concrete words and sensory details.

 

W.4.2 -  I can write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

W.4.2a – I can 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.

W.4.2b –I can develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

W.4.2c – I can link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).

W.4.2d – I can use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

W.4.2e – I can provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

Procedures

Monday, February 5, 2018

-Comprehension

Lesson 18-Comparing points of view (pp. 284-285)

-Writing

Read passage. Plan.

-Language

Commas and quotation marks (pp.484-485)

 

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

-Comprehension

Lesson 18-Comparing points of view (pp. 286-287)

-Writing

Complete organizer.  Teacher feedback.  Begin to type.

-Language

Commas and quotation marks

*Power Hour

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

-Comprehension

Lesson 18: Comparing points of view (pp. 288-291)

-Writing

Type.  Self-assess.  Use checklist to highlight sentences.

-Language

Coordinating conjunctions and compound sentences (pp.486-487)

*Power Hour

 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

-Comprehension

Lesson 18-Comparing points of view (pp.292-297)

-Writing

Activity to improve writing.  Continue feedback.  Highlight using check list.

-Language

Coordinating conjunctions and compound sentences

*Power Hour

 

Friday, February 9, 2018

-Comprehension

Lesson 16:  Compare accounts of the same topic (pp. 244-245)

-Writing

Finish all essays.

-Language

Synonyms and antonyms

 

Monday, February 12, 2018

-Comprehension

Lesson 16-Compare accounts of the same topic (pp. 246-249)

-Writing

Read passage.  Plan.

-Language

Synonyms and antonyms

 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018:

-Comprehension

Lesson 16: Compare accounts of the same topic (pp. 252-257)

-Writing

Complete organizer.  Type.

-Language

Review commas, quotations marks, coordinating conjunctions, synonyms, antonyms

*Power Hour

 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018:

-Comprehension

Lesson 16:  Compare accounts of the same topic

-Writing

Type.  Self-asses using check list and highlighter.  Teacher/peer feedback.

-Language

Review commas, quotations marks, coordinating conjunctions, synonyms, antonyms

*Power Hour

 

Thursday, February 15, 2018:

-Comprehension

Review all skills.

-Writing

Type.  Self-asses using check list and highlighter.  Teacher/peer feedback.

-Language

Review commas, quotations marks, coordinating conjunctions, synonyms, antonyms

*Power Hour

 

 

Friday, February 16, 2018:

-Comprehension

Bi-weekly Test

-Writing

Finish all essays.

-Language

Bi-weekly test

Examples

#1

Part A

Which sentence best describes a difference in the way information is provided in the two texts?

Part B

Select two sentences from the texts that support the answer to Part A.

 

#2

Compare how the two passages tell about the same event.