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					                                                                                 Augusta County Schools
                                                                                        Curriculum Map
Content: 4.1 The student will use effective oral communication skills in a variety of settings.
Topic:       Fourth Grade Communication: Speaking, Listening, Media Literacy
                Content                                      Demonstrators                                       Assessment                     Activities
     What do your students need                      What do your students                                  How will you assess             HOW will you teach it?
             to KNOW?                                need to be able to DO?                         what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                                         and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                                 LEARNED?
All students should participate            Participate in a range of discussions building on
effectively in discussions by:             others' ideas and clearly expressing their own.
asking clarifying questions                Give accurate directions.
providing explanations when necessary      Participate in a variety of partner and/or group
reflecting on the ideas and opinions       discussions.
of others                                  Use grammatically correct language.
supporting opinions with examples of       Use specific vocabulary to enhance oral
details.                                   communications.
                                              Work independently and with diverse teams in
All students should demonstrate an            a variety of settings.
ability to work independently and in
small groups.                                 ** See Curriculum Framework- Pgs.2-3.**




          Differentiation                                  Resources                                                            Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                        What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
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Content: 4.2 The student will make an d listen to oral presentations and reports.
Topic:    Fourth Grade Communication: Speaking, Listening, Media Literacy
             Content                                  Demonstrators                                Assessment                     Activities
    What do your students need                   What do your students                        How will you assess             HOW will you teach it?
          to KNOW?                               need to be able to DO?               what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                           and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                   LEARNED?
                                           Make oral presentations and reports.
All students should apply basic patterns   Use active listening skills.
of organization when preparing an          Use subject-related information and vocabulary.
oral presentation.                         Listen to and record information.
                                           Organize information for clarity.
All students should develop the skills     Use language and style appropriate to the
necessary for active listening.            audience, topic and purpose.




          Differentiation                                Resources                                                Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                      What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
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Content: 4.3 The student will learn how media messages are constructed and for what purposes.
Topic:    Fourth Grade Communication: Speaking, Listening, Media Literacy
             Content                                Demonstrators                                Assessment                     Activities
    What do your students need                 What do your students                        How will you assess             HOW will you teach it?
          to KNOW?                             need to be able to DO?               what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                         and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                 LEARNED?
                                          Access media messages and identify what types
All students should identify attributes   of media are used.
of a constructed message
(i.e., audience and purpose).




          Differentiation                              Resources                                                Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                    What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
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Content: 4.4 The student will expand vocabulary when reading.
Topic:   Fourth Grade Reading
           Content                              Demonstrators                             Assessment                    Activities
  What do your students need              What do your students                        How will you assess          HOW will you teach it?
         to KNOW?                         need to be able to DO?               what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                    and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                            LEARNED?
All students should use the         Use context to clarify meanings of
content and structure of a          unfamiliar words.
sentence, paragraph, or reading     Use knowledge of roots, affixes,
selection to help determine the     synonyms, antonyms, and homophones.
meaning of an unfamiliar word.      Use word-reference materials, including
                                    the glossary, dictionary and thesaurus.
All students should use a           Develop vocabulary by listening to and
variety of strategies and word      reading a variety of texts.
recognition skills to support       Use vocabulary from other content
comprehension.                      areas.

All students should know the type   ** See Curriculum Framework Pg.7.**
of information found in word
reference materials.
          Differentiation                           Resources                                              Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                 What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
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Content: 4.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction texts and poetry.
Topic:      Fourth Grade Reading
              Content                                   Demonstrators                                  Assessment                Activities
   What do your students need                  What do your students                                How will you assess      HOW will you teach it?
            to KNOW?                           need to be able to DO?                       what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                                 and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                         LEARNED?
All students should develop a    Explain author's purpose (ent., inform, persuade).
variety of comprehension         Describe how the choice of language, setting,
strategies.                      characters, details, and other information
                                   contribute to the author's purpose.
All students should read a         Describe in depth a character, setting, or event
variety of fictional texts,        drawing on specific details from the text.
narrative nonfiction texts,        Understand that narrative nonfiction is based on fact.
and poetry.                        Identify the facts contained in a piece of nar.non-fict.
                                   Identify the main idea or theme of a text and
All students should explain        summarize using supporting details.
events, procedures, ideas, or      Identify the problem (conflict) and solution.
concepts in fictional texts,       Discuss the similarities and differences betw. Text
narrative nonfiction and           and previously read materials.
poetry.                            ***SEE Next PAGE***
          Differentiation                            Resources                                                    Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                  What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
4.5 Continued                                                           Augusta County Schools
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Content: 4.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction texts and poetry.
Topic:      Fourth Grade Reading
              Content                                  Demonstrators                                     Assessment                Activities
   What do your students need                  What do your students                                  How will you assess      HOW will you teach it?
            to KNOW?                           need to be able to DO?                         what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                                   and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                           LEARNED?
All students should develop a    Make connections between the text of a story or
variety of comprehension         drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text,
strategies.                      identifying where each version reflects specific
                                   descriptions and directions in the text.
All students should read a         Identify sensory words that describe sights, sounds,
variety of fictional texts,        smells, and tastes, and describe how they make the
narrative nonfiction texts,        reader feel.
and poetry.                        Refer to details and examples in a text when
                                   explaining what the text says, drawing conclusions/
All students should explain        making inferences from text.
events, procedures, ideas, or      Identify sensory words that describe sights, sounds,
concepts in fictional texts,       smells, tastes and how they make the reader feel.
narrative nonfiction and           Identify cause and effect relationships.
poetry.                            Make , confirm, or revise predictions.
          Differentiation                            Resources                                                      Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                  What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
4.5 Continued                                                           Augusta County Schools
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Content: 4.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction texts and poetry.
Topic:      Fourth Grade Reading
              Content                                   Demonstrators                                   Assessment                Activities
   What do your students need                  What do your students                                 How will you assess      HOW will you teach it?
            to KNOW?                           need to be able to DO?                        what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                                  and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                          LEARNED?
All students should develop a    Read familiar text with fluency, accuracy and prosody.
variety of comprehension         Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to
strategies.                      support comprehension.
                                   Become aware of when they do not understand
All students should read a         (e.g., by reflecting upon and learning to articulate
variety of fictional texts,        what exactly is causing difficulty).
narrative nonfiction texts,
and poetry.

All students should explain        *** See    Curriculum Framework 2010
events, procedures, ideas, or                         Pgs. 8-11
concepts in fictional texts,
narrative nonfiction and
poetry.
          Differentiation                            Resources                                                     Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                  What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
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Content: 4.6 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Topic:   Fourth Grade Reading
           Content                              Demonstrators                              Assessment                   Activities
  What do your students need              What do your students                          How will you assess        HOW will you teach it?
         to KNOW?                         need to be able to DO?               what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                      and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                             LEARNED?
All students should summarize         Use text features, such as special type styles and
key details of informational texts,   color, captions under pictures and graphics, and
connecting new information to         headlining of sections and chapters, to predict and
prior knowledge.                      categorize information in both print and digital texts.
                                      Understand how written text and accompanying
All students should identify and      illustrations connect to convey meaning (e.g., charts,
use text structures, such as          graphs, diagrams, timelines, animations).
headings, paragraphs, and format,     Generate questions to guide reading of text.
to preview a text and make            Explain author's purpose (e.g., to entertain, persuade,
predictions in order to comprehend.   inform).
                                      Identify the main idea and supporting details within
All students should actively ask      a selection summarizing the text by using tools such
questions, visualize, make            as graphic organizers, outlining and notes.
connections and predict.              Combine information from text to draw conclusions.
          Differentiation                                  Resources                                       Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                        What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
4.6 Continued…                                             Augusta County Schools
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Content: Content: 4.6 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Topic:   Fourth Grade Reading
           Content                             Demonstrators                             Assessment                    Activities
  What do your students need             What do your students                        How will you assess          HOW will you teach it?
         to KNOW?                        need to be able to DO?               what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                   and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                           LEARNED?
All students should summarize         Make simple inferences, using information from the
key details of informational texts,   text.
connecting new information to         Identify cause and effect relationships.
prior knowledge.                      Distinguish between fact and opinion.
                                      Apply prior knowledge to make predictions and to
All students should identify and      describe the relationship between content and
use text structures, such as          previously learned concepts.
headings, paragraphs, and format,     Identify new information learned from reading.
to preview a text and make            Read familiar text with fluency, accuracy and
predictions in order to comprehend.   expression.
                                      Become aware of when they do not understand
All students should actively ask      (e.g., by reflecting upon and articulating what exactly
questions, visualize, make            is causing difficulty).
connections and predict.
          Differentiation                                Resources                                        Teacher Notes:
        HOW will you meet                      What MATERIALS will you need?
     the needs of all students?
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Content: 4.7 The student will write cohesively for a variety of purposes.
Topic:      Fourth Grade Writing
              Content                                 Demonstrators                                       Assessment                   Activities
   What do your students need                   What do your students                                How will you assess           HOW will you teach it?
            to KNOW?                            need to be able to DO?                       what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                                  and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                          LEARNED?
All students should demonstrate    Apply knowledge of the writing domains of composing,
the capacity to generate, focus,   written expression, and usage/mechanics.
and organize ideas for writing.    Produce clear and coherent writing in which the
                                     development and organization are appropriate to
All students should revise the       purpose and audience.
language, organization and           Recognize different modes of writing have different
content of a piece of writing        patterns of organization (informative/explanatory,
for a specific purpose.              narrative).
                                     Create a plan and organize thoughts to convey a
                                     central idea before writing.
                                     Use a variety of prewriting strategies (e.g., brain-
                                     storming, listing, free-writing, and using graphic
                                     organizers).
                                     **Continued Next Page***
         Differentiation                               Resources                                                        Teacher Notes:
       HOW will you meet                     What MATERIALS will you need?
    the needs of all students?
4.7 Continued…                                                  Augusta County Schools
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Content: 4.7 The student will write cohesively for a variety of purposes.
Topic:   Fourth Grade Writing
           Content                               Demonstrators                                  Assessment                   Activities
  What do your students need                What do your students                          How will you assess           HOW will you teach it?
         to KNOW?                           need to be able to DO?                 what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                        and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                LEARNED?
                                   Focus, organize, and elaborate to construct an
All students should demonstrate    effective cohesive message for the reader.
the capacity to generate, focus,   Write a clear topic sentence focused on the main
and organize ideas for writing.    idea.
                                   Purposefully shape and control language to affect
All students should revise the     readers.
language, organization and         Select specific information to guide readers more
content of a piece of writing      purposefully through the piece.
for a specific purpose.            Use specific vocabulary and vivid word choice.
                                   Write two or more related paragraphs on a topic.
                                   Use precise language and vocabulary to explain a
                                   topic.
                                   Link ideas within paragraphs using words and phrases.
                                   **Continued Next Page***
         Differentiation                              Resources                                               Teacher Notes:
       HOW will you meet                    What MATERIALS will you need?
    the needs of all students?
4.7 Continued…                                                  Augusta County Schools
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Content: 4.7 The student will write cohesively for a variety of purposes.
Topic:   Fourth Grade Writing
           Content                               Demonstrators                                  Assessment                   Activities
  What do your students need                What do your students                          How will you assess           HOW will you teach it?
         to KNOW?                           need to be able to DO?                 what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                        and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                LEARNED?
                                   Include sentences of various lengths and beginnings to
                                   create a pleasant, informal rhythm.
All students should demonstrate    Use available reference resources (e.g., dictionary
the capacity to generate, focus,   and thesaurus) as aides to revising writing for clarity.
and organize ideas for writing.    Use facts and details in sentences to elaborate
                                   the main idea.
All students should revise the     Use available technology to gather information
language, organization and         and to aid in writing.
content of a piece of writing
for a specific purpose.




         Differentiation                             Resources                                                Teacher Notes:
       HOW will you meet                   What MATERIALS will you need?
    the needs of all students?
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Content: 4.8 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling , punctuation, sentence structure and paragraphing.
Topic:   Fourth Grade Writing
           Content                                Demonstrators                                     Assessment                           Activities
  What do your students need                  What do your students                            How will you assess                 HOW will you teach it?
         to KNOW?                             need to be able to DO?                  what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                            and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                    LEARNED?
                                    Apply knowledge of the writing domains of composing,
All students should understand      written expression, and usage/mechanics.
that grammatically correct          Use subject-verb agreement (singular nouns with
language and mechanics              singular verbs; plural nouns with plural verbs).
contribute to the meaning of        Appropriately identify and use the following parts of
writing.                            a sentence in writing: subject, predicate, and prep-
                                    ositional phrase.
                                    Avoid the use of double negatives.
                                    Appropriately identify and use the following parts of
                                    speech: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs,
                                    and prepositions in their writing.
                                    Use noun/pronoun agreement.
                                    Use reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves)
                                    **Continued Next Page***
         Differentiation                              Resources                                                      Teacher Notes:
       HOW will you meet                    What MATERIALS will you need?
    the needs of all students?
4.8 Continued…                                                  Augusta County Schools
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Content: 4.8 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling , punctuation, sentence structure and paragraphing.
Topic:   Fourth Grade Writing
           Content                                Demonstrators                                     Assessment                           Activities
  What do your students need                  What do your students                            How will you assess                 HOW will you teach it?
         to KNOW?                             need to be able to DO?                  what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                            and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                                    LEARNED?
                                    Use commas in a series, dates and addresses.
All students should understand      Use adjectives and adverbs where appropriate.
that grammatically correct          Use the correct spelling of frequently used words,
language and mechanics              including common homonyms/homophones.
contribute to the meaning of        Use singular possessives.
writing.                            Use a rubric to self-assess writing.
                                    Use technology, including the Internet, to produce,
                                    edit and publish writing as well as to interact and
                                    collaborate with others.




         Differentiation                              Resources                                                      Teacher Notes:
       HOW will you meet                    What MATERIALS will you need?
    the needs of all students?
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Content: 4.9 The student will demonstrate comprehension of information resources to research a topic.
Topic:   Fourth Grade Research
           Content                            Demonstrators                                  Assessment                   Activities
  What do your students need               What do your students                        How will you assess           HOW will you teach it?
         to KNOW?                          need to be able to DO?               what your students ALREADY KNOW,
                                                                                     and assess WHAT THEY'VE
                                                                                             LEARNED?
                                     Formulate initial questions about a topic and seek
All students should understand       information by identifying, locating, exploring and
how information is to be             effectively using a variety of sources of information.
collected, analyzed and              Recognize, organize, and record information
organized as a part of the           pertinent to the topic and blend ideas accurately.
process of writing a short report.   Select and use appropriate references (e.g., atlases,
                                     almanacs, and encyclopedias), including electronic
                                     resources.
                                     Identify key terms to use in searching for information.
                                     Skim and select information that is related to a topic.
                                     Evaluate and combine related information from two
                                     or more sources.
                                     Use technology to gather, organize, and evaluate info.
                                     Give credit to sources used in research.
         Differentiation                               Resources                                           Teacher Notes:
       HOW will you meet                     What MATERIALS will you need?
    the needs of all students?

				
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