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									                                  4th Grade Language Arts – 4th Six Weeks
Content:

GLE 0401.1.1 Demonstrate knowledge of Standard English usage, mechanics, and spelling.

GLE 0401.1.2 Demonstrate knowledge of strategies and resources to determine the definition, pronunciation, and usage of words and phrases.

GLE 0401.3.1 Write for a variety of purposes and to a variety of audiences.

GLE 0401.3.2 Write in a variety of modes and genres (e.g. narration, description, personal expression, imaginative writing, response to literature,
and response to subject matter content.)

GLE 0401.3.3 Know and apply the steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing.

GLE 0401.4.2 Collect, organize, and determine the reliability of researched information.

GLE 0401.4.3 Present research results in a written report.

GLE 0401.5.3 Apply logic skills to classroom situations and to selections read.

GLE 0401.7.1 Recognize that media can be a source of information and entertainment.

GLE 0401.7.2 Use media to publish and present information.

GLE 0401.8.1 Use active comprehension strategies to derive meaning while reading and check for understanding after reading.

GLE 0401.8.4 Recognize and understand basic literary terms (e.g. simile, metaphor, setting, point of view, alliteration, onomatopoeia).

Essential Questions:
Can I recognize usage errors? Am I able to determine meaning of unfamiliar and multiple-meaning words? Can I apply the steps of the writing
process? What do I know about the sounds of language? Do I know the difference between a dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and encyclopedia?
How can I identify the most appropriate and reliable media? How well do I use media to publish and present information?


State Performance Indicators
SPI 0401.1.7  Recognize usage errors occurring within context. (e.g. double negatives, troublesome word groups: {to/too/two,
              their/there/they’re, its/it’s, lie/lay}).
                    Homophones Lesson Plans
SPI 0401.1.13   Recognize and use grade appropriate vocabulary within context.
                Multiple Meaning Words
                Multiple Meaning Words Online Quiz
                Word Jungle
                Rocket to the Moon
SPI 0401.1.16   Determine the meaning of unfamiliar words using context clues, dictionaries, and glossaries.


SPI 0401.3.6    Choose the supporting sentence that best fits the context and flow of ideas in a paragraph.
                Practice with Explaining a Process
                Supporting Details
SPI 0401.3.7    Identify sentences irrelevant to a paragraph’s theme or flow.
                Finding Irrelevant Sentences
                Organizing and Linking Ideas
SPI 0401.3.9    Select an appropriate title that reflects the topic of a written selection.
                What's a Good Title?
SPI 0401.4.2    Rank the reliability of sources on a given topic.
                Critical Evaluation of a Website
                Critical Evaluation of Resources
                Evaluating Web Pages
                The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
                Quality Information Check List
                Take Notes
SPI 0401.4.4    Differentiate among the kinds of information available in a variety of reference materials (i.e. dictionary, thesaurus, atlas,
               encyclopedia).
               Dictionary Exercises
               All About References (Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Thesaurus)
               Using a Dictionary as a Source
               Using an Encyclopedia as a Source
               Using the Internet as a Source
SPI 0401.5.3   Distinguish between fact/opinion and reality/fantasy.
               Fact and Opinion
               Food: Fact or Opinion
               Fact or Opinion Online Quiz
               Fact or Opinion Online Quiz II
               Fact or Opinion? A Mix of Factual Information and Author's Opinion
               Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fact or Opinion
               Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Lesson Plan with Brief Online Biography
               Voting! What's It All About?
               Notes, Quotes, and Fact Fragments
SPI 0401.7.1   Select the most appropriate and reliable media for accessing information, writing a report, or making a presentation.
               Research Building Blocks: Examining Electronic Sources
               Research Building Blocks: Search, Scan, and Scroll
               Research Roadmap
SPI 0401.7.2   Identify the main ideas in a visual image
               Constructing Meaning Through Drawing Pictures
SPI 0401.7.3   Choose the most effective medium to enhance a short oral presentation (e.g. still pictures, model, diorama, PowerPoint,
               recording).
               Making an Oral Presentation
                    Preparing Visual Aids for Oral Presentations
SPI 0401.7.4        From a list of media, identify the medium that is available to you that was probably not available to previous generations.
                    Technology at Home

                    Timeline of Computing History

                    Timelines: From premade to create your own.

SPI 0401.8.8        Recognize the sounds of language (i.e. alliteration, rhyme, and repetition).
                    Sounds of Language - Multiple Resources



                                                      Checks for Understanding
 0401.1.2 Recognize usage errors (e.g. double negatives, troublesome word groups: {to/too/two, their/there/they’re, its/it’s, lie/lay}).
 0401.1.3 Capitalize correctly sentences beginnings, proper nouns and adjectives, titles, abbreviations, quotations, and parts of a friendly and
  business letters.
 0401.1.17 Continue to develop word consciousness (e.g. word play, word walls, word sorts).
 0401.1.18 Use a variety of previously learned strategies (e.g. roots and affixes, context, reference sources) to determine the meaning of
  unfamiliar words.
 0401.2.7 Participate in creative responses to text (e.g. choral reading, discussion, dramatization, oral presentations).
 0401.3.7 Write creative, imaginative, and original response to literature (e.g. poems, raps, stories).
 0401.3.8 Use all steps in the writing process: brainstorm and organize ideas, create a first draft, revise and proofread draft, share completed
  work.
 0401.3.17 Revise to clarify and refine ideas, to distinguish among important, unimportant, and irrelevant information, and to enhance word
  selection.
 0401.3.21 Identify and explore opportunities for publication (e.g. local/national contests, Internet websites, newspapers, periodicals, school
  displays).
 0401.4.2 Use current technology as a research and communication tool for personal interest, research, and clarification.

 0401.4.6 Write a research report using notes taken from three or more sources and notes taken using the sources.
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 0401.4.8 Use and discern appropriate reference sources in various formats (e.g. interviews with family and community; encyclopedia,
   card/electronic catalogs, almanacs, magazines, newspapers).
 0401.7.1 Use media (e.g. photographs, films, videos, the arts, online catalogs, nonfiction books, encyclopedias, CD-ROM references, Internet) to
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 view, read, and represent information and to conduct research.
 0401.7.2 Use print and non-print materials along with prior knowledge to provide background for writing and/pr presenting.
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 0401.7.3 Use media to enhance reports and oral presentations.
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 0401.7.4 Use libraries/media centers to access media sources.
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 0401.7.5 Develop an awareness of the effects of media (e.g. television, print materials, Internet, magazines) on daily life.
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 0401.8.12 Explore first person point of view.
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   Exploring Points of View
   Maintaining Point of View
   Teaching Point of View with Two Bad Ants
 0401.8.13 Recognize sound devices in poetry (e.g. alliteration, rhythm, rhyme, repetition, onomatopoeia).
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 0401.8.14 Explore the concept of theme.
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   Setting, Plot, and Theme

								
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