Using: Tatterhood and Two Sisters
ELAGSE4RI9: Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Informational Text Review:
ELAGSE4RI1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
ELAGSE4RI2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
ELAGSE4RI3: 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.
ELAGSE4RI4: Determine the meaning of general academic language and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
- Building critical-thinking skills
- Becoming purposeful and thoughtful readers
- Remembering key information and paying attention to detail
- Identifying the main idea
- Recognizing cause-and-effect relationships
- Analyzing personality traits, actions, and motivations
- Making inferences and drawing conclusions
- Recalling sequence of events
- Determining the meaning of words in context
- Support ideas with evidence from the text
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
ELAGSE4W9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
a. Apply 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]”).
b. Apply grade 4 Reading Standards to informational texts (e.g., “Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text”).
Word Work: Spelling and Vocabulary Week 16