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					                                                                                                                               Fourth Grade Curriculum Toolkit


             Standard 4: Phonics /        Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                 Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
                Word Analysis

   Date       Linguistics/ Phonics              Fluency             Benchmarks                Harcourt/            Essential Questions         Harcourt       Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool                 Nonfiction:               Questions: Levels of Complexity
                    Patterns                                                                 Enrichment                                        Trophies                                    Kit/ Strategies                    Time for Kids
                                                                                             Vocabulary

Aug. 15-19 Instruction on these           Model Good Reading                                                                                                Instruction on these standards    Guiding Readers and         Fourth Grade Reading
           standards will be              with Phrasing,                                                                                                    will be ongoing - LA 4.1.7.8      Writers" - page 142         Comprehension: The First
           ongoing.                       Punctuation and                                                                                                   Use self- monitoring              • Day 1 - Selecting         Twenty Days - See
           LA 4.1.4.1                     Intonation. Use                                                                                                   comprehension strategies, LA      Books and Enjoying          Appendix D
           Recognition of spelling        Paired Reading,                                                                                                   4.2.1.1 Student will identify     Silent Reading
           patterns,                      Reader's Theater,                                                                                                 genres, LA 4.2.1.5 Student will   • Day 2 – How Readers                                             Review & Assess
           LA 4.1.4.1                     Quick Read and Fry                                          Review & Assess                                       make text to text, text to self   Choose Books
           Structural analysis,           Phrases Power                                                                                                     and text to world connections     • Day 3 – Making Good
           LA 4.1.4.3 Read Multi-         Points, The Six                                                                                                   LA 4.2.1.9 The st                 Book Choices
           syllabic words                 Minute Solution,                                                                                                                                    • Day 4 – Thinking and
                                          FCRR Fluency                                                                                                                                        Talking About Your
                                          Resources, FAIR:                                                                                                                                    Reading
                                          "Goldfish" 500L




Aug. 22-26 nutshell, shellfish, within,   Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt- anxious,   Why do people read? How        The           "Main idea/Details                 "Guiding Readers and       Fourth Grade Reading       Low - How would you put___ into your
           chitchat, mishmash,            with Phrasing,        develop grade             retire, vacant,      can I figure out a word I do   Gardener                        LA.4.1.7.3       Writers"                   Comprehension: The First   own words What would be an example
           think-tank, snapshot,          Punctuation and       appropriate               sprucing, adore,     not know?                      pp 22-45                                         • Day 5 – How to Buzz      Twenty Days - See          of _____?How would you translate ____
           shoplift, dishpan,             Intonation. Use       vocabulary                recognizing,                                                      •What is the MAIN IDEA of this with Each Other                Appendix D                 into visual form?
           chipmunk, chestnut,            Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   Enrichment -                                        Genre:        story/article?                     • Day 6 – Abandoning                                                  Moderate - How can
           bobsled, checkmark,            Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   triumph, divine,                                    Realistic     •Why do you think this             Books                                                 you make use of ____? How could ____
           chinup, grandslam              Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   dazzle, vanish,                                     Fiction       story/article has the title “___”? • Day 7 – Distinguishing                              be put into practice? How would ____
           Closed/Closed                  Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             stupefy, crave,                                     Lexile 570    •What would be a                   Between Fiction and                                   be converted into an action plan?
           Compound Words                 Points, The Six                     LA          dejected, fulfill                                                                                    Nonfiction
           Routine 23 Step 1              Minute Solution,      4.2.1.9                                                                                                                        • Day 8 – Different                                                                       High
                                          FCRR Fluency                                                                                                                                         Kinds of                                              How can this idea be combined with
                                          Resources, FAIR:                                                                                                                                     Fiction/Different Kinds                               _____ to create a more compete or
                                          "Cara Wins the                                                                                                                                       of Nonfiction                                         comprehensive understanding of ____?
                                          Race" 510L                                                                                                                                                                                                 (Integration) What are the most
                                                                                                                                                                                              Strategies - Fourth                                    important/significant ideas or elements
                                                                                                                                                                                              Grade Reading                                          of ____?




                                                                          Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                                                                                                   Fourth Grade Curriculum Toolkit

                                                Assessment                                                             Writing Process / Application                                                        Social Studies                                           Math                             Science
   Related Websites and Resources       Common Assessments / District    Six + 1 Traits:                                           Language         Related Websites                                    Benchmarks/Resources                         Big Idea /           Go Math:            Big Idea /
                                               Assessments                                                                        Conventions                                                                                                          Supporting Idea        Chapters /        Supporting Idea
                                                                                                             Focus and                                                                                                                                                        Lessons
                                                                              Suggestions for Benchmarks/Writing
                                                                                            Applications
                                     Harcourt                            Benchmarks - LA.4.3.1.1,LA.4.3.1.2, LA.4.3.1.3,
                                                                         LA.4.3.2.1, LA.4.3.2.2, LA.4.3.2.3, LA.4.3.3.1,
                                                                                                                               Sentences            The Writing Process               Welcome To Florida Studies Weekly, Historical Inquiry               Big Idea 1      Assess/Flex Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nature of
                                     Reading Contract                                                                          Identify                                               and Analysis, Emerging Florida

                                     Word Study Test
                                                                         LA.4.3.3.2, LA.4.3.3.3, LA.4.3.3.4, LA.4.3.4.1,
                                                                                                                               sentences and                                                                                    Reources:                MA.4.A.6.1       Assess/Flex Day    Science
                                                                         LA.4.3.4.2, LA.4.3.4.3, LA.4.3.4.4, LA.4.3.4.5,                                                              http://www.flheritage.com/kids/;
          Review & Assess            Writing using a rubric              LA.4.3.4.6, LA.4.3.5.1, LA.4.3.5.2, LA.4.3.5.3,       fragments                                                                                                                                  Show What You
                                     Comprehension Tool Kit              LA.4.4.1.1, LA4.4.1.2, LA4.4.2.1, LA4.4.2.2,          End punctuation http://writingfix.com/
                                                                                                                                                                                      http://www.flheritage.com/KIDS/history.cfm;
                                                                                                                                                                                      http://www.titusvillehomepage.com/florida_history.htm;                              Know, Lesson 1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Big Idea #1
                                     Reading Journal Rubric              LA4.4.2.3, LA4.4.2.4, LA4.4.2.5, LA4.4.3.1,           Capital letters                                        http://www.archaeolink.com/florida_history_historic_florida.                                           The Practice of
                                                                         LA4.4.3.2                           Instruction on                                                           htm;                                                                                   Lesson 1.2
                                     Graphic Organizers                                                                                                                               http://www.google.com/#q=FLorida+History+for+kids&hl=e                                                 Science
                                                                         these standards will be ongoing.
                                     FCAT Test Prep Book                                                                                       http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writ   n&safe=active&rlz=1R2ADSA_enUS402&prmd=iv&tbs=tl:1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lesson 1.3
                                     Cold Read                                                                                                 ing/default.htm                        &tbo=u&ei=ib_zTOihIMb_lgem68C1DA&sa=X&oi=timeline
                                                                                                                                                                                      _result&ct=title&resnum=11&ved=0CFAQ5wIwCg&fp=cae                                                      Big Idea #2
                                                      FOCUS (DOE
                                     FCAT Explorer)                                                                                            http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic
                                                                                                                                                                                      82668a2ddab14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The
                                                                                                                                               /tools/tools.htm#5                                                                                                                            Characteristics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of Scientific
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsas     Harcourt                            Shared Reading/ Writing sessions devoted to      Sentences       MentorTexts                                 Historical Inquiry and Analysis, Civic and Political                Big Idea 1         Lesson 1.4
                                                                         50% narrative and 50% expository                                                                                                                                                                                    Knowledge
s/edchildrenslit.htm#i               Reading Contract                                                                     Identify                                                    Particpation, Structure and Functions of Government
                                                                         (informational) text                                                                                                                                                            MA.4.A.6.1         Mid Chapter
http://www.booksintheclassroom.co    Word Study Test                                                                      sentences and                                                                                                                                     Chkpt. P. 21,
m/featuredtitles.php                 Writing using a rubric              • Brainstorm, list, sort for MAIN IDEA and       fragments       http://picturebookday.wordpress.co          Reources: http://www.flheritage.com/kids/;                         MA.4.A.6.6          Lesson 1.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Big Idea #3
                                                                         SUPPORT
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Le   Comprehension Tool Kit                                                               End punctuation m/                                          http://www.flheritage.com/KIDS/history.cfm;                                                            The Role of
                                                                         • Using graphic organizers for planning
sson_Plans/Literature_Activities/    Reading Journal Rubric                                                               Capital letters                                             http://www.titusvillehomepage.com/florida_history.ht               MA.4.A.1.1          Lesson 1.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Theories, Laws,
                                                                         writings
Additional Websites                  Graphic Organizers                                                                                       http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts           m;
                                                                         • Applying variety of Sentence Structure                                                                                                                                                            Chapter         Hypothesis, and
                                     FCAT Test Prep Book                 • Practice using Six Trait+1 Vocabulary                                                                      http://www.archaeolink.com/florida_history_historic_fl
          See Appendix D             Cold Read                                                                                                 http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/pictu orida.htm;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Review/Test      Models
                                                                         • Generate word banks, transitions, interests
and Appendix F                                                           for topics                                                            re_books_for_teaching_six_t.htm http://www.google.com/#q=FLorida+History+for+kids                                          Show What You
                                                                         • Recognize PURPOSE and AUDIENCE for                                                                         &hl=en&safe=active&rlz=1R2ADSA_enUS402&prmd                                         Know, Lesson 2.1   Unit 1
                                                                         writing                                                                                                      =iv&tbs=tl:1&tbo=u&ei=ib_zTOihIMb_lgem68C1DA&s                                                         SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                         • Apply FCAT Criteria (FOCUS,                                         http://educationnorthwest.org/traits a=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11&ved=0C                                                         SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                         ORGANIZATION, SUPPORT,                                                                                       FAQ5wIwCg&fp=cae82668a2ddab14                                                                          SC.4.N.1.7 SC.4.N.1.8
                                                                         CONVENTIONS) to all writings                                                                                                                                                                                        SC.4.N.1.6 SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                         • Write frequently using B,M,E strategies in                                                                                                                                                                        SC.4.N.1.2
                                                                         all genre                                                                                                                                                                                                           SC.4.N.1.2
                                                                                                                                                               Additional
                                                                         KEEP STUDENT WRITING FOLDERS                                                                                                                                                                                        SC.4.N.1.5
                                                                                                                                               Websites See Appendix C
                                                                         WITH COMPLETE AND INCOMPLETE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.3.1
                                                                         WRITING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.1.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.1.6 SC.4.N.3.1




                                                                        Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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               Standard 4:          Standard 5: Fluency     Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                 Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
             Phonics / Word
                 Analysis
  Date         Linguistics/               Fluency            Benchmarks              Harcourt/              Essential Questions        Harcourt        Comprehension Focus           Comprehension Tool Kit/        Nonfiction:                Questions: Levels of Complexity
             Phonics Patterns                                                       Enrichment                                         Trophies               Skill                        Strategies                  Time for Kids
                                                                                    Vocabulary

Aug. 29- edit, goblin, combat,      Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies   Harcourt - uneasy, What do people read? Do            Donavan's      LA.4.2.1.2 Elements of         "Guiding Readers and            Fourth Grade          Low - What do you think could of happened
 Sept. 2 public, misfit, frantic,   with Phrasing,        to develop grade      disappointment,     stories need a beginning,         Word Jar       Story Structure                Writers"                        Reading               next...?
         seventh, septic,           Punctuation and       appropriate           compromise,         middle, and end? Why?             pp 52-71       Character/character            • Day 9 – Keeping a Record      Comprehension: The    Who do you think...?
         absent, complex,           Intonation. Use       vocabulary            perseverence,                                                        development/setting/plot/pro   of Your Reading                 First Twenty Days -   What was the main idea...
         content, optic, vivid,     Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1,           leisure, chortle,                                     Genre:         blem resolution in fiction     • Day 10 – Guidelines for       See Appendix D                                         Moderate -
         timid, lavish              Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.2,           Enrichment -                                          Realistic                                     Reading Workshop                                      Do you know another instance where...?
         Closed/Closed              Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.3,           cubicle, bail,                                        Fiction                                       • Day 11 – Writing Responses                          Could this have happened in...?
         without Compound           Phrases Power         LA.4.1.6.4,           reinforce, expel,                                     Lexile 670     LA.4.1.6.8                     to Your Reading                                       Can you group by characteristics such as...?
         Words Routine 23           Points, The Six       LA.4.1.6.5,           abandon,                                                             Antonym/Synonyms               • Day 12 – Writing Letters in                          High How could these different ideas be
         step 2                     Minute Solution,      LA.4.1.6.6,           impetuous, dilemma,                                                                                 Your Reader’s Notebook                                grouped together into a more general
                                    FCRR Fluency          L.A.4.1.6.10,         resolutely                                                                                          Each Week                                             category? (classification)
                                    Resources, FAIR:                      LA                                                                                                        Strategies - Fourth Grade                              How could these separate ____ be
                                    "Scraps" 510L         4.2.1.9                                                                                                                   Reading Comprehension: The                            reorganized or rearranged to produce a
                                                                                                                                                                                    First Twenty Days - See                               more comprehensive understanding of the
                                                                                                                                                                                    Appendix D                                            “big picture?”
                                                                                             FCAT
                                                                                Vocabulary See
                                                                                Appendix B
Sept. 6-9 establish, fantastic,     Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies   Harcourt - pageant,      What are the benefits of   My Name is       Main idea/Details              "Guiding Readers                Fourth Grade          Low -What happened after...?
 (4 day) inhabit, consistent,       with Phrasing,        to develop grade      rehearsals, restless,    reading? What is the       Maria Isabel      LA.4.1.7.3                            and Writers"            Reading               How many...?
          investment,               Punctuation and       appropriate           troublesome,             connection between reading    pp 80-97            What is the MAIN                          *Day 13 -      Comprehension: The    Who was it that...?
          discredit, existent,      Intonation. Use       vocabulary            tropical, attentively,   and writing?                                IDEA of this story/article?    Proofreading           Your     First Twenty Days -   Moderate - Who was the key character...?
          disinfect, astonish,      Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1,           Enrichment - scoff,                                 Genre:           Why do you think this          Letter                          See Appendix D        Can you distinguish between...?
          diminish,                 Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.2,           assail, optimistic,                                 Realistic        story/article has the title        *Day 14 - Topics for                              What differences exist between...?
          penmanship,               Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.3,           lament, steadfast,                                  Fiction Lexile   “___”?What would be                    Your Letter *Day 15 -                         High - What are some of the problems of...?
          misconduct,               Phrases Power         LA.4.1.6.4,           decisive, gratifying,                               860              another good title for this    Using Stick                                           Can you distinguish between...?
          magnetic, athletic,       Points, The Six       LA.4.1.6.5,           resigned FCAT                                                        story?                         on Notes to Prepare                                   What were some of the motives behind...?
          Thanksgiving              Minute Solution,      LA.4.1.6.6,           Vocabulary See                                                       LA.4.1.6.9 Multiple Meaning    for Journal Writing
          Closed/Closed/More        FCRR Fluency          L.A.4.1.6.10,         Appendix B                                                           Words                          *Day 16 - Creating a List of
           than 2 Syllables         Resources, FAIR:        LA 4.2.1.9                                                                                                              Your Reading Interest
          Routine 23 Step 3         "Tyler Buys a Suit"
                                    540L                                                                                                                                            Strategies - Fourth Grade
                                                                                                                                                                                    Reading Comprehension: The
                                                                                                                                                                                    First Twenty Days - See
                                                                                                                                                                                    Appendix D




                                                                         Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                    Assessment                                                         Writing Process / Application                                                                Social Studies                                        Math                                Science
   Related Websites and              Common               Six + 1 Traits:                                              Language                    Related Websites                             Benchmarks/Resources                      Big Idea /         Go Math:                 Big Idea /
         Resources                 Assessments /                                                                      Conventions                                                                                                           Supporting Idea       Chapters /            Supporting Idea
                                      District                                           Focus and                                                                                                                                                               Lessons
                                    Assessments                  Suggestions for Benchmarks/Writing
                                                                            Applications
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrb    Harcourt                 Shared Reading/ Writing sessions devoted to 50%            Using correct     The Writing Process                          (SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.6.3, SS.4.C.2.1,           Big Idea 1         Lesson 2.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nature of
sass/edchildrenslit.htm#i        Reading Contract         narrative and 50% expository (informational) text          end                                                           SS.4.C.3.2)
http://www.booksintheclassroo    Word Study Test          • Brainstorm, list, sort for MAIN IDEA and SUPPORT         punctuation                                                   Historical Inquiry and Analysis, Civic and Political
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               MA.4.A.1.1         Lesson 2.3         Science
m.com/featuredtitles.php         Writing using a rubric   • Using graphic organizers for planning writings           with              http://writingfix.com/                      Particpation, Structure and Functions of                                       Lesson 2.4
http://www.atozteacherstuff.co   Comprehension Tool       • Applying variety of Sentence Structure
                                                                                                                     statements                                                    Government                                                                                        Big Idea #1
                                 Kit                      • Practice using Six Trait+1 Vocabulary                                                                                                                                                                                    The Practice of
m/Lesson_Plans/Literature_Act                                                                                        and                                                            Reources: http://www.flheritage.com/kids/;                                    Lesson 2.5
                                 Reading Journal          • Generate word banks, transitions, interests for topics
ivities/                         Rubric                   • Recognize PURPOSE and AUDIENCE for writing
                                                                                                                     questions.        http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/def http://www.flheritage.com/KIDS/history.cfm;                                                       Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lesson 2.6
Additional Websites              Graphic Organizers       • Apply FCAT Criteria (FOCUS, ORGANIZATION,                Identify          ault.htm                                    http://www.titusvillehomepage.com/florida_history.ht
                 See                                                                                                 interrogative/d   http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/t m;
                                 FCAT Test Prep Book      SUPPORT, CONVENTIONS) to all writings                                                                                                                                                                                      Big Idea #2
Appendix D and Appendix F        Cold Read                • Write frequently using B,M,E strategies in all genre     eclarative        ools.htm#5                                  http://www.archaeolink.com/florida_history_historic_
                                                          KEEP STUDENT WRITING FOLDERS WITH                          sentences         http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/31 florida.htm;                                                                                         The
Novel Study - See Appendix                                COMPLETE AND INCOMPLETE WRITING                                     LH       0                                           http://www.google.com/#q=FLorida+History+for+kid                                                  Characteristics
A and F                                                                                                              p96-98                                                        s&hl=en&safe=active&rlz=1R2ADSA_enUS402&pr                                                        of Scientific
                                                                                                                                                       Additional Websites See md=iv&tbs=tl:1&tbo=u&ei=ib_zTOihIMb_lgem68C1                                                          Knowledge
                                                                                                                                       Appendix C                                  DA&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11&
                                                                                                                                                                                   ved=0CFAQ5wIwCg&fp=cae82668a2ddab14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Big Idea #3
                                 Storytown Beginning                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Role of
                                 of Year Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Theories, Laws,
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrb
                          Harcourt                        Shared reading and writing that includes modeling and      Using correct     MentorTexts                                  (SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.A.2.1, SS.4.G.1.1,             Big Idea 1     No School Monday       Hypothesis, and
sass/edchildrenslit.htm#i Reading Contract                practicing:                                                end                                                            SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               MA.4.A.6.4    Mid Chapter Chkpt. p.   Models
                          Word Study Test
http://www.booksintheclassroo                             • Strong verbs (avoid state of being verbs, choose         punctuation                                                    Florida's Physical Features, The World In Spatial
                          Writing using a rubric          synonyms for common verbs)                                                                                                                                                                            61, Lesson 2.7
m.com/featuredtitles.php                                                                                             with              http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/         Terms,                                                     MA.4.A.1.1                            Unit 1
                          Comprehension Tool              • Use of VARIETY OF SENTENCE STRUCTURE
http://www.atozteacherstuff.co                                                                                       commands                                                          Resources:                                                                 Lesson 2.8     SC.4.N.1.1
                          Kit                             • Use of SPECIFICITY in support and details
m/Lesson_Plans/Literature_Act                                                                                        and                                                            http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/fl_geogr                                            SC.4.N.1.3
                          Reading Journal                 • Address standards appropriate conventions                                                                                                                                                            Lesson 2.9
ivities/                                                                                                             exclamations.     http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts                aphy.htm
                          Rubric                          • Figurative Language (alliteration, simile, etc.)                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.7
Additional Websites       Graphic Organizers                                                                          Identify                                                      http://www.kidport.com/reflib/usageography/facts/Fl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chapter Review/Test SC.4.N.1.8
                          FCAT Test Prep Book                                                                        imperative        http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_boo orida.htm; http://www.onlineatlas.us/fl.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.6
       See Appendix D and Cold Read                                                                                  and               ks_for_teaching_six_t.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.2.1
Appendix F        Novel                                                                                              exclamatory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.2
Study - See Appendix A and        FOCUS                                                                              sentences         http://educationnorthwest.org/traits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.2
F                          (DOE FCAT Explorer)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.5
                                                                                                                     LH p 99-101
                                      FCAT Explorer                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SC.4.N.3.1
                                                                                                                                       Additional Websites See Appendix C                                                                                                        SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.6




                                                                              Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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           Standard 4: Phonics /     Standard 5: Fluency Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                  Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
              Word Analysis

  Date      Linguistics/ Phonics           Fluency          Benchmarks               Harcourt/             Essential Questions       Harcourt      Comprehension Focus          Comprehension Tool Kit/      Nonfiction:                  Questions: Levels of Complexity
                  Patterns                                                          Enrichment                                       Trophies             Skill                       Strategies                Time for Kids
                                                                                    Vocabulary

Sept. 12- Teacher's Choice           Model Good Reading   Multiple strategies   Harcourt -               How does reading           Lou Gehrig    Author's Purpose          "Guiding Readers and           Fourth Grade Reading     Low - Why is ____important? How
  16                                 with Phrasing,       to develop grade      courageous,              influence us? How can         pp 104-        LA.4.1.7.2            Writers"                       Comprehension: The First canyou tell? How do you know....
                                     Punctuation and      appropriate           immigrants, salary,      you tell the main idea     117                                     • Day 17 – How to Write        Twenty Days - See
          Routine 23                 Intonation. Use      vocabulary            tremendous,              from the details?                                                  Book Recommendations           Appendix D               Moderate -Do you know another
                                                          LA.4.1.6.1,
                                     Paired Reading,                            appreciation,                                       Genre:                                  • Day 18 – Checking for                                 instance where...?
                                                          LA.4.1.6.2,
                                     Reader's Theater,                          valuable, modest,                                   Biography                               Understanding as You Read                               Could this have happened in...?
                                                          LA.4.1.6.3,
                                     Quick Read and Fry   LA.4.1.6.4,
                                                                                sportsmanship,                                      Lexile 750                              • Day 19 – Solving Unknown                              Can you group by characteristics such
                                     Phrases Power        LA.4.1.6.5,           Enrichment -                                                                        Why did Words                                                   as...?
                                     Points, The Six      LA.4.1.6.6,           eliminate, stationary,                                            the author write…. the    • Day 20 – Using                                                         High How would you
                                     Minute Solution,     L.A.4.1.6.10,         incredulous,                                                      MOST LIKELY reason        Punctuation to Understand                               judge the accuracy or validity of
                                     FCRR Fluency         LA 4.2.1.9            contender, grimace,                                               the author wrote....      Strategies - Fourth Grade                               _______? How would you evaluate the
                                     Resources, FAIR:                           fatigue, stamina, foil                                                                      Reading Comprehension:                                  ethical (moral) implications or
                                     "The Wild White                                                                                              LA 4.6.1.1 Reading        The First Twenty Days - See                             consequences of _____? How would
                                     Horse" 570L                                                                                                  Informational Text        Appendix D                                              you rate the aesthetic quality (beauty) of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ____?
                                                                                                                                                      LA 4.2.2.1 Text
                                                                                                                                                  Features Why did the
Sept. 19- campfire, flagpole,        Model Good Reading   Multiple strategies   FCAT Vocabulary
                                                                                Harcourt-                Why do we need to          Amelia and    LA 4.2.2.1 bold print?
                                                                                                                                                  author use Identify and      Strategy 1 Lesson 1 Inner   Time For Kids - “Exploring   Low - How would you put___ into your
  23      handshake, classmate,      with Phrasing,       to develop grade      outspoken, practical,    evaluate what we read?     Eleanor Go    Explain purpose of text      Conversation                Nonfiction" - Level 3        own words What would be an example
          milkshake, mistake,        Punctuation and      appropriate           brisk, elegant,          How can you decide what    For A Ride    features                                                 TE p. 17-21, 128-129, 136-   of _____? How would you translate
          springtime, sunrise,       Intonation. Use      vocabulary            elevations,              the                             pp 126-                               Strategies - Monitor        137                          ____ into visual form?
                                                          LA.4.1.6.1,
          unsafe, inhale, costume,   Paired Reading,                            miniatures,              main idea of a selection   141          What is the main purpose      Comprehension                                                                       Moderate -
                                                          LA.4.1.6.2,
          concrete, umpire,          Reader's Theater,                          starstruck, marveled,    is?                                     of (the text feature)…..                                                               Can you apply the method used to
                                                          LA.4.1.6.3,
          trombone, software         Quick Read and Fry   LA.4.1.6.4,
                                                                                Enrichment - fume,                                                                                                                                      some experience of your own...? What
          Closed/Silent "e"          Phrases Power        LA.4.1.6.5,           rummage, hypnotic,                                  Genre:         LA.4.1.7.4 Cause/Effect                                                              questions would you ask of...? From the
          Routine 24 Step 1          Points, The Six      LA.4.1.6.6,           opponent, glum,                                     Historical     Why does something                                                                   information given, can you develop a
                                     Minute Solution,     L.A.4.1.6.10,         dedication,                                         Fiction Lexile happen in the story?                                                                 set of instructions about...?
                                     FCRR Fluency         LA 4.2.1.9            seclusion, victorious                               600                                                                                                                  High What specific
                                     Resources, FAIR:                           FCAT Vocabulary                                                                                                                                         conclusions can be drawn from this
                                     "Wilderness Trip"                          See Appendix B                                                                                                                                          general ____? If this general ____
                                     590L                                                                                                                                                                                               were true, then it would logically follow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that ____ What particular actions or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        practices would be consistent with this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        general ____?




                                                                     Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                     Assessment                                            Writing Process / Application                                                    Social Studies                                     Math                               Science
     Related Websites and Resources                   Common         Six + 1 Traits:                             Language                      Related Websites                         Benchmarks/Resources                 Big Idea /         Go Math:                   Big Idea /
                                                   Assessments /                                                Conventions                                                                                                       Supporting        Chapters /               Supporting Idea
                                                District Assessments                                                                                                                                                               Idea             Lessons
                                                                                                   Focus
                                                                               and Suggestions for
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildren    Harcourt               Shared reading and writing           Subject/Predicate      The Writing Process                          (SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.3.7,             Big Idea 1      Show What You Know,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lesson 3.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Earth and
slit.htm#i                                      Reading Contract       including modeling and practicing:                                                                      SS.4.A.6.3, SS.4.C.2.1, SS.4.C.2.2,
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featuredti   Word Study Test        • Strong verbs (avoid state of being                                                                    SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.3,               MA.4.A.4.2                              Space Science
                                                                                                                                                                               SS.4.G.1.4, SS.4.A.2.1)                                                Lesson 3.2
tles.php                                        Writing using a rubric verbs, choose synonyms for                                  http://writingfix.com/                                                                        MA.4.A.4.1
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plans    Comprehension Tool Kit common verbs)                                                                                                         Historical Inquiry and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lesson 3.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Big Idea #5
                                                                                                                                                                               Analysis, The World In Spatial Terms,                                                     Earth in Space and
/Literature_Activities/                         Reading Journal Rubric • VARIETY OF SENTENCE
                                                                                                                                                                               Civics and Government /Compare Native                                  Lesson 3.4
Additional Websites                             Graphic Organizers     STRUCTURE                                                   http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/def American Tribes in FL                                                                     Time
     See Appendix D and Appendix F              FCAT Test Prep Book • SPECIFICITY in support and            identify compound      ault.htm                                                      Resources:                                           Lesson 3.5
 Novel Study - See Appendix A and F             Cold Read              details                              subject a and          http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/t http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/                                                   Unit 2
                                                                       • Address standards appropriate                             ools.htm#5                                  fl_geography.htm
                                                    FOCUS (DOE         conventions                                                 http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/31 http://www.kidport.com/reflib/usageograph                                                    SC.4.E.5.1
                                                FCAT Explorer)         • Figurative Language (alliteration,                        0                                           y/facts/Florida.htm;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SC.4.E.5.2 SC.4.E.5.3
                                                                       simile, etc.)                                                                                           http://www.onlineatlas.us/fl.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SC.4.E.5.4
                                                FCAT Explorer                                                                                    Additional Websites See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SC.4.E.5.5 SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                                                            compound               Appendix C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                            predicate
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildren    Harcourt               Shared reading and writing           Identify complete      MentorTexts                                    (SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.2.1,           Big Idea 1           Lesson 3.6         SC.4.N.2.1 SC.4.N.1.7
slit.htm#i                                      Reading Contract       including modeling and practicing: subjects and simple                                                   SS.4.A.3.8, SS.4.E.1.2, SS.4.G.1.1,                                                      SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4)                          MA.4.A.4.3           Lesson 3.7
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featuredti   Word Study Test        • Strong verbs (avoid state of being subjects and                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.3.1
tles.php                                        Writing using a rubric verbs, choose synonyms for           complete predicates    http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/                                       Exploration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 MA.4.A.4.1      Mid Chapter Chkpt. p.
                                                                                                                                                                                and The Settlement of Florida, The World
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plans    Comprehension Tool Kit common verbs)                                                                                                                                                                109, Lesson 3.8
                                                                                                                                                                                In Spatial Terms
/Literature_Activities/                         Reading Journal Rubric • VARIETY OF SENTENCE                                                                                                                                     MA.4.A.4.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Reources:                                    Lesson 3.9
Additional Websites                             Graphic Organizers     STRUCTURE                                            LH     http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts                http://www.flheritage.com/kids/;
     See Appendix D and Appendix F              FCAT Test Prep Book • SPECIFICITY in support and            105-107                                                             http://www.flheritage.com/KIDS/history.cfm                           Lesson 3.10
 Novel Study - See Appendix A and F             Cold Read              details                                                     http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_boo ;
                                                                       • Address standards appropriate                             ks_for_teaching_six_t.htm                    http://www.titusvillehomepage.com/florida_
                                                    FOCUS (DOE         conventions                                                                                              history.htm;
                                                FCAT Explorer)         • Figurative Language (alliteration,                        http://educationnorthwest.org/traits         http://www.archaeolink.com/florida_history
                                                                       simile, etc.)                                                                                            _historic_florida.htm;
                                                FCAT Explorer                                                                                                                   http://www.google.com/#q=FLorida+Histor
                                                                                                                                                                                y+for+kids&hl=en&safe=active&rlz=1R2AD
                                                                                                                                   Additional Websites See Appendix C           SA_enUS402&prmd=iv&tbs=tl:1&tbo=u&ei
                                                                                                                                                                                =ib_zTOihIMb_lgem68C1DA&sa=X&oi=ti
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                                                                       Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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              Standard 4: Phonics /      Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                    Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
                 Word Analysis

   Date       Linguistics/ Phonics             Fluency             Benchmarks                 Harcourt/                 Essential Questions        Harcourt      Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool             Nonfiction:                   Questions: Levels of Complexity
                    Patterns                                                                 Enrichment                                            Trophies                                   Kit/ Strategies                Time for Kids
                                                                                             Vocabulary

Sept. 26 - baseball, rosebud,            Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - privilege,      How might being able to       The Baker's LA 4.2.1.2 Elements of Story        Strategy 1 Lesson 2    Time For Kids - “Exploring   Low - How would you put___ into your
30 (4 day) pavement,                     with Phrasing,        develop grade             luxury, elated,            recognize literary features   Neighbor     Structure LA.4.2.1.7                             Notice   Nonfiction" - Level 3        own words What would be an example
           caveman,notepad,              Punctuation and       appropriate               assent, ad lib,            help in appreciating              pp 152- Figurative Language                 When You Lose Your     TE p. 17-21, 128-129, 136-   of _____? How would you translate
           fireball, homesick,           Intonation. Use       vocabulary                shiftless, indignantly,    literature?                   169                                             Way                    137                          ____ into visual form?
           sidestep, homeland,           Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   shamefacedly                                              Genre: Play                                                                                                               Moderate - Who
           whitewall, bracelet,          Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   Enrichment -                                             Lexile                                          Strategies - Monitor                                was the key character...? Can you
           placemat, pinenut,            Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   lodge, feverish,                                         Unavailable               What literary         Comprehension                                       distinguish between...? What
           nameless Silent               Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             tactic, disband,                                                      device did the author use in the                                                       differences exist between...?
           "e"/Closed                    Points, FCRR          LA 4.2.1.9                ingenuity,                                                            sentence?                                                                              Can you provide an example of what
           Routine 24 Step 2             Fluency Resources,                              anonymous, crucial,                                                                                                                                          you mean...?
                                         The Six Minute                                  formative FCAT                                                                                                                                               High - What assumptions/biases
                                         Solution: Practice                              Vocabulary See                                                                                                                                               underlie or are hidden within ____?
                                         passage #411 "Bats"                             Appendix B                                                                                                                                                   What parts of _____ would be similar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to/different than _____?




Oct. 3 - 7    template, consume,         Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt -                 What is the purpose of    The               LA 4.1.7.7 Compare/Contrast Strategy 1 Lesson 3          Time For Kids - “Exploring   Low - Any of these titles might be
             volume, induce, misuse,     with Phrasing,        develop grade             insignificant, plotting,   communication? How does Emperor             How is ____ SIMILAR to ___?                              Nonfiction" - Level 3        another title for the
             inspire, warehouse,         Punctuation and       appropriate               twined, steel,             summarizing help you to   and the Kite      How are ________ and ______ Read Write and Talk          TE p. 17-21, 128-129, 136-   story/selection/poem. Choose the title
             expire, admire, invoke,     Intonation. Use       vocabulary                encircling, loyal,         remember information when   pp 176-197      ALIKE?                                                   137                          you think best fits the
             invite, entire, hardware,   Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   neglected, unyielding      retelling a passage?                                                                                                              story/selection/poem.
             landscape, conclude         Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,    Enrichment -                                                          LA.4.1.6.3 Context Clues to       Strategies - Monitor                                                       Moderate -People
             Closed Silent "e"           Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   levitate, neglect,                                       Genre:        determine meanings of             Comprehension                                       who ... would most likely have which
             Routine 24 Step 3           Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             stifle, astray, alibi,                                   Folktale      unfamiliar words                                                                      characteristics? Who would most likely
                                         Points, The Six       LA 4.2.1.9                enigma, escapade,                                        Lexile 660                                                                                          need...?
                                         Minute Solution,                                notorious FCAT                                                                          What does                                                                                  High What is the
                                         FCRR Fluency                                    Vocabulary See                                                         the word mean in the                                                                  most likely reason... instead of...?
                                         Resources, FAIR:                                Appendix B                                                             sentence?                                                                             What part of this selection could be true
                                         "Feeding the Ducks"                                                                                                                                                                                          in real life?
                                         640L




                                                                         Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                      Assessment                                               Writing Process / Application                                                       Social Studies                                      Math                               Science
      Related Websites and Resources                    Common        Six + 1 Traits:                                  Language                   Related Websites                             Benchmarks/Resources                Big Idea /            Go Math:                  Big Idea /
                                                    Assessments /                                                     Conventions                                                                                                    Supporting Idea      Chapters / Lessons         Supporting Idea
                                                District Assessments
                                                                                      Focus and Suggestions
                                                                      for Benchmarks/Writing Applications
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildrens Harcourt
                                               Reading Contract
                                                                      Shared reading and writing including          Complete and The Writing Process                                    (SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.3.1,            Big Idea 1       Chapter Review/Test
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Earth and
lit.htm#i                                                             modeling and practicing:                      simple                                                              SS.4.A.3.2, SS.4.A.3.7, SS.4.A.6.1,
                                               Word Study Test
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featuredtit Writing using a rubric • Strong verbs (avoid state of being verbs, predicates                                                            SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2,            MA.4.A.1.2             Show What You      Space Science
                                                                      choose synonyms for common verbs)                                                                                 SS.4.G.1.4)                                                           Know, Lesson 4.1
les.php                                        Comprehension Tool Kit                                                               http://writingfix.com/                                                                             MA.4.A.6.6
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plans/ Reading Journal Rubric  • VARIETY OF SENTENCE STRUCTURE                                                                                   Exploration and Settlement of Florida,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lesson 4.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Big Idea #5
                                                                      • SPECIFICITY in support and details                                                                              The World In Spatial Terms
Literature_Activities/                         Graphic Organizers                                                                                                                                                                                                                Earth in Space
                                               FCAT Test Prep Book    • Address standards appropriate                                                                                                                                                            No School
Additional Websites                                                   conventions
                                                                                                                                    http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/def         Resources:                                                                               and Time
                                               Cold Read
              See Appendix D and Appendix                             • Figurative Language (alliteration, simile,                  ault.htm                                            http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/default.htm;                                 Lesson 4.3
F          Novel Study - See Appendix A and FOCUS (DOE FCAT           etc.)                                                         http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/t           http://www.songofdixie.com/Early%20Flo                                                   Unit 2
F                                              Explorer)                                                              LH 108-109    ools.htm#5                                          rida.htm;
                                                       FCAT Explorer                                                                http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/31            http://www.chenowith.k12.or.us/tech/subj                                                 SC.4.E.5.1
                                                                                                                                    0                                                   ect/social/explore.html;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.E.5.2
                                                                                                                                                                                        http://wearefla.com/florida_history.html
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.E.5.3
                                                                                                                                                         Additional Websites See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.E.5.4
                                                                                                                                           Appendix C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.E.5.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.E.6.5
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildrens    Harcourt                   Shared reading and writing - modeling        Compound          MentorTexts                                   (SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.3.1,           Big Idea 1               Lesson 4.4      SC.4.N.1.1
lit.htm#i                                        Reading Contract           and practicing:                              subjects and                                                   SS.4.A.3.3, SS.4.A.3.6, SS.4.A.3.7,                                                      SC.4.N.2.1
                                                 Word Study Test            • Difference - Expository/Narrative,• 3                                                                     SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2,            MA.4.A.1.2                Lesson 4.5
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featuredtit                                                                           predicates                                                                                                                                              SC.4.N.1.7
                                                 Writing using a rubric     parts (Beginning, Middle, Ending)                                                                           SS.4.G.1.4)
les.php                                          Comprehension Tool Kit                                                                    http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/                                                                                  Lesson 4.6      SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                            • Knowledge of FCAT specific genre,•                                                                        Exploration and Settlement of Florida,                                                   SC.4.N.3.1
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plans/    Reading Journal Rubric
                                                                            Hook to get reader’s attention                                                                              The World In Spatial Terms
Literature_Activities/                           Graphic Organizers                                                                                                                                                                                      Mid Chapter Chkpt. p.
                                                 FCAT Test Prep Book        • Transitional words and phrase,•                                                                                                 Resources:                                    153, Lesson 4.7
Additional Websites                                                                                                                        http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts
                                                 Cold Read                  Supporting details and examples                                                                             http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/default.htm;
       See Appendix D and Appendix F                                        • General conventions( see FCAT ),•                                                                         http://www.songofdixie.com/Early%20Flo                                   Lesson 4.8
   Novel Study - See Appendix A and F            FOCUS (DOE FCAT            Revision (paragraphing )                                       http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_boo rida.htm;
                                                 Explorer)                  • Different styles of Beginning and Ending,•       LH 11-113   ks_for_teaching_six_t.htm                    http://www.chenowith.k12.or.us/tech/subj
                                                        FCAT Explorer       Figurative Language (onomatopoeia,                                                                          ect/social/explore.html;
                                                                            simile, alliteration)                                          http://educationnorthwest.org/traits         http://wearefla.com/florida_history.html
                                                                            • Recognition of most misspelled words,•
                                                                            Graphic organizers,• Continue 3rd grade
                                                                            skills
                                                                                                                                           Additional Websites See Appendix C




                                                                          Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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              Standard 4:           Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                        Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
            Phonics / Word
                Analysis
   Date       Linguistics/                Fluency             Benchmarks                 Harcourt/             Essential Questions         Harcourt         Comprehension Focus          Comprehension Tool        Nonfiction:                      Questions: Levels of Complexity
            Phonics Patterns                                                            Enrichment                                         Trophies                Skill                    Kit/ Strategies           Time for Kids
                                                                                        Vocabulary

Oct. 10-14 Teacher's Choice         Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt -              Where do words or phrases     Nights of the LA.4.1.7.2 Author's              Strategy 1 Wrap Up      Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - In your own words, write a summary of
           Review Routine 24        with Phrasing,        develop grade             uninhabited,            come from? How do book        Pufflings     Purpose Why did the              Lesson                  Nonfiction" Level 3 TE p.    the story/selection/poem. Include three main
                                    Punctuation and       appropriate               burrows, venture,       parts to help you locate                    author MOST LIKELY                                       28-32, 96-97, 112-113,       events from the story/selection/poem in your
                                    Intonation. Use       vocabulary                stranded, nestles,      information in a text?        pp 208-219 write this story...                 Strategies - Wrap up    116-117, 118-119, 124-       summary.
                                    Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   instinctively                                               Genre:    LA.4.1.6.7 Use                 Lesson Monitor          125, 126-127, 130-131           Moderate -Do you know another instance
                                    Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   Enrichment - lurch,                                   Nonfiction    meanings of basewords            Comprehension                                        where...? Could this have happened in...?
                                    Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   primp, putrid, rowdy,                                 Lexile 890    and affixes to determine                                                              Can you group by characteristics such as...?
                                    Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             jovial, outlandish,                                                 meanings of words
                                    Points, FCRR                        LA          allure, suave FCAT                                                                                                                                          High How would you judge the accuracy or
                                    Fluency Resources,    4.2.1.9                   Vocabulary See                                                           Which word has the                                                               validity of _______? How would you evaluate
                                    The Six Minute                                  Appendix B                                                             same base word as......                                                            the ethical (moral) implications or
                                    Solution: Practice                                                                                                                                                                                        consequences of _____? How would you rate
                                    passage #412 "Hero                                                                                                               LA.4.6.1.1                                                               the aesthetic quality (beauty) of ____?
                                    Street U.S.A."                                                                                                         Informational Text
                                                                                                                                                                            Under
                                                                                                                                                           which heading would you
                                                                                                                                                           find....
Oct. 18-   beside, prepare,         Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - inhaled,     How does word choice affect   The Garden       LA.4.2.1.7 Figurative         Strategy 2 Lesson 4     Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - What is…? How is…?
21         unite, retire, remote,   with Phrasing,        develop grade             lavendar, mural,        meaning? How does             of               Language                                              Nonfiction" Level 3          Where is…? When did _____ happen?
     (4    define, rotate,          Punctuation and       appropriate               skidded, haze           comparing and contrasting a   Happiness                    What literary     Text Signposts          TE p. 28-32, 96-97, 112-     How did _____ happen? How would you
day wk)    donate, resale,          Intonation. Use       vocabulary                Enrichment - jolt,      story's details help you to      pp 232-       device did the author use                             113, 116-117, 118-119,       explain __?
           profile, erase,          Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   pry, prospect,          comprehend a                  245              in the sentence?              Strategies - Activate   124-125, 126-127, 130-                              Moderate -A theme of both
           devote, revise, feline   Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   incident,               story?                          Genre:                     LA.4.1.6.3        and Connect             131                          selections might be.... What other things
            Open/Silent "e"         Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   dumbfounded,                                          Realistic        Context Clues What                                                                 cause...?
           Routine 25 Step 1        Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             vindicate, isolated,                                  Fiction Lexile   deos the word ____                                                                                High Which experience most
                                    Points, The Six                LA 4.2.1.9       refurbish                                             590              mean….                                                                             likely helped the author write this...? How do
                                    Minute Solution,                                                                                                                 LA.4.1.6.8                                                               you think... felt after...? What are some
                                    FCRR Fluency                                                                                                           Antonyms/Synonyms                                                                  effects that people experience because of
                                    Resources, FAIR:                                                                                                                         Which                                                            this...?
                                    "Vacation" 650L                                                                                                        pair of words has almost
                                                                                               FCAT                                                        the SAME meaning….
                                                                                    Vocabulary See
                                                                                    Appendix B




                                                                        Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                             Assessment                                                       Writing Process / Application                                                     Social Studies                                     Math                              Science
  Related Websites and Resources               Common           Six + 1 Traits:                                            Language                     Related Websites                    Benchmarks/Resources                 Big Idea /          Go Math:                 Big Idea /
                                            Assessments /                                                                 Conventions                                                                                                 Supporting         Chapters /             Supporting Idea
                                        District Assessments                                             Focus and                                                                                                                     Idea              Lessons
                                                                      Suggestions for Benchmarks/Writing
                                                                                     Applications
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edc Harcourt                  Shared reading and writing - modeling and              Simple and         The Writing Process                          (SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.3.1,          Big Idea 1           Lesson 4.9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Earth and
hildrenslit.htm#i                      Reading Contract         practicing:                                            compound                                                        SS.4.A.3.2, SS.4.A.3.4, SS.4.A.3.6,
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe Word Study Test           • Difference - Expository/Narrative,• 3 parts          sentences using                                                 SS.4.A.3.7, SS.4.A.6.1, SS.4.A.9.1,           MA.4.A.1.2          Lesson 4.10        Space Science
aturedtitles.php                       Writing using a rubric   (Beginning, Middle, Ending)                            "but" or "if"        http://writingfix.com/                     SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4, SS.4.G.1.1.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lesson 4.11
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson Comprehension Tool Kit • Knowledge of FCAT specific genre,• Hook to get                                                                         SS.4.G.1.3)                                                                          Big Idea #5
                                       Reading Journal Rubric   reader’s attention                                                                                                     Exploration and Settlement of
_Plans/Literature_Activities/                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Chapter Review/Test   Earth in Space and
                                       Graphic Organizers       • Transitional words and phrase,• Supporting details                                                                   Florida, The World In Spatial Terms
Additional Websites                    FCAT Test Prep Book      and examples
                                                                                                                                          http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/d                                                                                         Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Show What You Know,
See Appendix D and Appendix F          Cold Read                • General conventions( see FCAT ),• Revision                              efault.htm                                   Resources: http://www.polk-                                        Lesson 5.1
    Novel Study - See Appendix A                                (paragraphing )                                            LH 114-116     http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools      fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/flo                                              Unit 2
and F                                  FOCUS (DOE FCAT          • Different styles of Beginning and Ending,•                              /tools.htm#5                                 ridaflavor/lessons/a-15.pdf;                                                         SC.4.E.5.1
                                       Explorer)                Figurative Language (onomatopoeia, simile,                                http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/3      http://flspmissions.tripod.com/;                                                     SC.4.E.5.2
                                                  FCAT Explorer alliteration)                                                             10                                           http://www.vivaflorida.org/Spanish+Mi                                                SC.4.E.5.3
                                                                   • Recognition of most misspelled words,• Graphic                                                                    ssions.31.lasso?TLID=6                                                               SC.4.E.5.4
                                                                   organizers,• Continue 3rd grade skills 
                                                   Additional Websites                                                                                           SC.4.E.5.5
                                                                                                                                           See Appendix C                                                                                                                   SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.7
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edc    Harcourt                Shared reading and writing - modeling and            Prepositions       MentorTexts                                SS.A.1.2.1, SS.A.1.2.2, SS.A.1.2.3,              Big Idea 1           No School         SC.4.N.1.1
hildrenslit.htm#i                        Reading Contract        practicing:                                                                                                        SS.A.2.2.6, SS.A.3.2.4, SS.A.4.2.1,                                                     SC.4.N.3.1
                                         Word Study Test         • Difference - Expository/Narrative,• 3 parts                                                                      SS.A.4.2.2, SS.A.4.2.3, SS.A.6.2.1,              MA.4.A.1.2           Lesson 5.2
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe
                                         Writing using a rubric  (Beginning, Middle, Ending)                                                                                        SS.A.6.2.2, SS.A.6.2.4, SS.A.6.2.5,
aturedtitles.php                                                                                                                         http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/                                                        MA.4.A.6.6           Lesson 5.3        Big Idea #6
                                         Comprehension Tool Kit  • Knowledge of FCAT specific genre,• Hook to get                                                                   SS.A.6.2.7, SS.B.1.2.1, SS.B.1.2.2,
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Earth Structures
                                         Reading Journal Rubric  reader’s attention                                                                                                 SS.B.1.2.3, SS.B.1.2.4, SS.C.1.2.4,
_Plans/Literature_Activities/                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lesson 5.4
                                         Graphic Organizers      • Transitional words and phrase,• Supporting details                                                               SS.D.1.2.1)
Additional Websites                      FCAT Test Prep Book     and examples
                                                                                                                                         http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts                        History of Castillo de San
See Appendix D and Appendix F                                                                                                    LH 117-                                                                                                                  Lesson 5.5        Unit 3
                                         Cold Read               • General conventions( see FCAT ),• Revision                                                                       Marco, Exploration and Settlement of
    Novel Study - See Appendix A                                                                                      119                http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_b Florida, The World In Spatial Terms                                                     SC.4.E.6.1
                                                                 (paragraphing )
and F                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC.4.E.6.2
                                         FOCUS (DOE FCAT         • Different styles of Beginning and Ending,•                            ooks_for_teaching_six_t.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.E.6.3
                                         Explorer)               Figurative Language (onomatopoeia, simile,                                                                         Resources: http://www.polk-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.E.6.4
                                                   FCAT Explorer alliteration)                                                                 http://educationnorthwest.org/traits fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/flo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                 • Recognition of most misspelled words,• Graphic                                                                   ridaflavor/lessons/a-15.pdf;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.E.6.6
                                                                 organizers,• Continue 3rd grade skills 
                                                                           http://flspmissions.tripod.com/;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.vivaflorida.org/Spanish+Mi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                                                                                           Additional Websites See Appendix C ssions.31.lasso?TLID=6;                                                                       SC.4.N.1.5
                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.2.1




                                                                         Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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            Standard 4: Phonics /     Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                      Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
               Word Analysis

   Date      Linguistics/ Phonics           Fluency              Benchmarks                Harcourt/              Essential Questions            Harcourt       Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool             Nonfiction:                Questions: Levels of Complexity
                   Patterns                                                               Enrichment                                             Trophies                                    Kit/ Strategies                Time for Kids
                                                                                          Vocabulary

Oct. 24-28 frozen, pretend, robot,    Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt -              How do events in realistic        How To        LA.4.1.7.4                       Strategy 2 Lesson 5"Exploring Nonfiction"          Low - Who were the main…? Can you
           erupt, silent, demand,     with Phrasing,        develop grade             displeasure, jealous,   fiction relate to the events in   Babysit An                  Cause and                            Level 3                          list three…? Which one…? Who was…?
           student, humid, protect,   Punctuation and       appropriate               endangered,             "real world"? What are            Orangutan     Effect                         Merge Your Thinking TE p. 28-32, 96-97, 112-
           sinus, detach, predict,    Intonation. Use       vocabulary                smuggled, facial,       characteristics of fiction        pp. 254-267            Why does something With Learning          113, 116-117, 118-119,                                  Moderate -
           relent, potent, result     Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   coordination            work?                             Nonfiction    happen in the story?                               124-125, 126-127, 130-           What questions would you ask in an
                                      Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   Enrichment -                                              Lexile 860                                Strategies - Activate  131                              interview with…? How would you apply
                                      Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   navigate,                                                                                           and Connect                                             what you learned to develop…? How
                                      Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             phenomenal,                                                                                                                                                 would you solve ____ using what you
                                      Points, FCRR            LA 4.2.1.9              sedate, mandate,                                                                                                                                            have learned?
                                      Fluency Resources,                              astute, superior,                                                                                                                                                                  High - What
                                      The Six Minute                                  humanitarian,                                                                                                                                               changes would you make to solve…?
                                      Solution: Practice                              accolade                                                                                                                                                    How would you improve…? What would
                                      passage #413                                                                                                                                                                                                happen if…? Can you elaborate on the
                                      "Gabriela Mistral"                                                                                                                                                                                          reason…?

                                                                                                                                                                      LA.4.1.7.5 Text
                                                                                    FCAT Vocabulary                                                          Structure The author organized
Oct. 31-   fragrant, latex, omit,     Model Good Reading Multiple strategies to See Appendix B
                                                                                 Harcourt - alarmed, How do events in historical                Sarah, Plain the section......
                                                                                                                                                             LA.4.1.7.6 Identify Themes     Strategy 2 Lesson 6         Time For Kids -           Low - What happens at the end of
Nov.4      relax, hello, vacant,      with Phrasing,     develop grade           windbreak, conch,     fiction relate to actual What            and Tal l    Topics in                                                 "Exploring Nonfiction"     the story/selection/poem? Why did…?
           begin, matron, minus,      Punctuation and    appropriate             paddock, rustle       are the characteristics of non-           pp 276-289                                          Connect The       Level 3 TE p. 28-32, 96-   How would you describe…? When
           motel, demise, pupil,      Intonation. Use    vocabulary              Enrichment -          fiction work?                                         Fiction/Nonfiction Text        New to The Known           97, 112-113, 116-117,      did…? Can you recall…? How would
           pilot, polite, pansy       Paired Reading,    LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2, thrive, aroma,                                                                                                                        118-119, 124-125, 126-     you show…? Can you select…?
           Open Syllable Routine      Reader's Theater,  LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4, coordination, surly,                                           Genre:           What is the theme……..                                 127, 130-131                                           Moderate -
           25 Step 3                  Quick Read and Fry LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6, pulverize, adversary,                                          Historical          LA.4.1.6.9 Multiple        Strategies - Activate                              What facts would you select to show…?
                                      Phrases Power      L.A.4.1.6.10,           antic, mortify FCAT                                            Fiction Lexile Meanings in Context             and Connect                                        How would you use…? What elements
                                      Points, The Six    LA 4.2.1.9              Vocabulary See                                                 470            LA.4.1.6.6 Identify Shades of                                                      would you choose to change…? What
                                      Minute Solution,                           Appendix B                                                                    Meaning in Related Words                                                           examples can you find to…?
                                      FCRR Fluency                                                                                                                                    Which
                                      Resources, FAIR:                                                                                                         definiton matches the word….                                                       High - Can you propose an
                                      "Scarlet King                                                                                                                                     Why                                                       alternative…? Can you invent…?
                                      Snake" 660L                                                                                                              does the author use the                                                            How could you change the plot…? How
                                                                                                                                                               word______ in the sentence..                                                       would you design…?




                                                                      Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                Assessment                                                Writing Process / Application                                                        Social Studies                                         Math                               Science
    Related Websites and Resources               Common               Six + 1 Traits:                             Language              Related Websites                                   Benchmarks/Resources                        Big Idea /       Go Math:                Big Idea /
                                               Assessments /                                                    Conventions                                                                                                                 Supporting       Chapters /            Supporting Idea
                                                  District                                                                                                                                                                                   Idea           Lessons
                                                Assessments                                Focus and
                                                                                Suggestions for
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr   Harcourt                 Shared reading and writing - modeling     Prepositions    The Writing Process                       SS.A.3.2.4, SS.A.4.2.1, SS.A.4.2.3, SS.A.6.2.1,                  Big Idea 1        Lesson 5.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Earth and
enslit.htm#i                                 Reading Contract         and practicing:                           and                                                       SS.A.6.2.2, SS.A.6.2.3, SS.A.6.2.4, SS.A.6.2.6,
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/feature   Word Study Test          • Difference - Expository/Narrative,• 3   prepositional                                             SS.A.6.2.7, SS.D.1.2.2                                          MA.4.A.1.2         Lesson 5.7         Space Science
dtitles.php                                  Writing using a rubric   parts (Beginning, Middle, Ending)         phrases/used       http://writingfix.com/                        English Florida, Exploration and Settlement of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mid Chapter Chkpt. p.
                                             Comprehension Tool Kit   • Knowledge of FCAT specific genre,•                                                                Florida, The World In Spatial Terms                                                                   Big Idea #6
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pla                                                                      in writing.                                                                                                                                209, Lesson 5.8
                                             Reading Journal Rubric   Hook to get reader’s attention                                                                                              Resources:
ns/Literature_Activities/
                                             Graphic Organizers       • Transitional words and phrase,•                                                                   http://www.kidsolr.com/history/page2.html;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Earth Structures
Additional Websites                                                                                                             http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/d http://www.polk-                                                                   Lesson 5.9
                                             FCAT Test Prep Book      Supporting details and examples
See Appendix D and Appendix F                                                                                                   efault.htm
                                             Cold Read                • General conventions( see FCAT ),•                                                                 fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/floridaflavor/lessons                         Lesson 5.10         Unit 3
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F                                    Revision (paragraphing )                                  http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools /a-15.pdf; http://flspmissions.tripod.com/;
                                                FOCUS (DOE            • Different styles of Beginning and                       /tools.htm#5                              http://www.vivaflorida.org/Spanish+Missions.31.lasso?                                                 SC.4.E.6.1
                                             FCAT Explorer)           Ending,• Figurative Language                              http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/3 TLID=6; http://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SC.4.E.6.2
                                                                      (onomatopoeia, simile, alliteration)                      10
                                             FCAT Explorer            • Recognition of most misspelled                                                                                                                                                                          SC.4.E.6.3
                                                                      words,• Graphic organizers                                                                                                                                                                                SC.4.E.6.4
                                                                                                                                                    Additional Websites
                                                                                                                                See Appendix C                                                                                                                                  SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SC.4.E.6.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SC.4.N.1.3
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr   Harcourt                 Shared reading and writing that includes Common and       MentorTexts                                SS.A.1.2.1, SS.A.4.2.3, SS.A.4.2.4, SS.A.4.2.5,                 Big Idea 1       Lesson 5.11         SC.4.N.1.5
enslit.htm#i                                 Reading Contract         modeling and practicing:                 Proper Nouns                                                SS.A.6.2.1, SS.A.6.2.2, SS.A.6.2.3, SS.A.6.2.4,                                                      SC.4.N.2.1
                                             Word Study Test          • Practice methods of                                                                                SS.B.1.2.1, SS.B.1.2.2, SS.B.2.2.2                             MA.4.A.1.2    Chapter Review/Test
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/feature
dtitles.php                                  Writing using a rubric   comparing/contrasting                                     http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/       American Revolution and Florida, Exploration and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MA.4.A.6.2      Show What You
                                             Comprehension Tool Kit   • Use Rubric for assessing writings                                                                  Settlement of Florida, The World In Spatial Terms
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pla                                                                                                                                                                                                                Know, Lesson 6.1
                                             Reading Journal Rubric   • Locate supporting details/main topic                                                                                                    Resources:
ns/Literature_Activities/
                                             Graphic Organizers       • Elaborate on details(adjectives and                                                                http://www.nps.gov/timu/planyourvisit/loader.cfm?csMo                             Lesson 6.2
Additional Websites                          FCAT Test Prep Book      strong verbs)
                                                                                                                                http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts              dule=security/getfile&pageid=107102;
See Appendix D and Appendix F                Cold Read                • Recognize types of VOICE                                                                           http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/staugustinerev                              Lesson 6.3
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F                                    • Develop How and Why for Expository                      http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_b olution.html;
                                                FOCUS (DOE            • Use “Hook” or “Grabber” in                      LH      ooks_for_teaching_six_t.htm                http://www.kidsolr.com/history/page2.html;
                                             FCAT Explorer)           BEGINNING                                p123-125                                                    http://www.polk-
                                                                      • Use dialogue with tags                                                                             fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/floridaflavor/lessons
                                             FCAT Explorer            • Use clincher in ENDING                                  http://educationnorthwest.org/traits       /a-15.pdf; http://flspmissions.tripod.com/;
                                                                                                                                                                           http://www.vivaflorida.org/Spanish+Missions.31.lasso?
                                                                                                                                                                           TLID=6; http://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm


                                                                                                                                Additional Websites See Appendix C




                                                                        Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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              Standard 4:        Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                     Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
            Phonics / Word
                Analysis
  Date        Linguistics/             Fluency              Benchmarks              Harcourt/           Essential Questions        Harcourt         Comprehension Focus Skill         Comprehension Tool       Nonfiction:                     Questions: Levels of Complexity
            Phonics Patterns                                                       Enrichment                                      Trophies                                              Kit/ Strategies          Time for Kids
                                                                                   Vocabulary

Nov. 7-11 Teacher's Choice      Model Good Reading       Multiple strategies   Harcourt - pastimes,    How can I use               Stealing      LA.4.2.1.2 Story Structure What is Strategy 2 Wrap Up         Time For Kids -       Low -According to the story/selection/poem, which
          Routine 25 Review     with Phrasing,           to develop grade      tutor, disposition,     information in books        Home          the main reason the character…     Lesson                     "Exploring            event happens first/last? According to the
                                Punctuation and          appropriate           glumly, bicker,         and other sources to                                                                                    Nonfiction" Level 3   story/selection/poem, after (character) (action), what
                                Intonation. Use Paired   vocabulary            impose, grudge,         write reports? Where         pp 302-                      Which word          Strategies - Wrap up      TE p. 28-32, 96-97,   did he/she do next?
                                Reading, Reader's        LA.4.1.6.1,           irritably               can I find information?     319        describes the character….              Lesson Activate and       112-113, 116-117,     Moderate - The author writes, “______.” What does
                                Theater, Quick Read      LA.4.1.6.2,           Enrichment -                                        Realistic                   LA.4.1.6.3            Connect                   118-119, 124-125,     he/she mean? Based on the information in the story,
                                and Fry Phrases Power    LA.4.1.6.3,           ricochet, fragment,                                 Fiction    Context Clues to determine                                       126-127, 130-131      what do you think (character) will do now that (cite
                                Points, The Six Minute   LA.4.1.6.4,           radiance, dwindle,                                  Lexile 930 unfamiliar words                                                                       circumstances at end of story)? Which word best
                                Solution, FCRR           LA.4.1.6.5,           auspicious, fleeting,                                                                                                                                 describes how (character) felt about (character)?
                                Fluency Resources,       LA.4.1.6.6,           fathom, newsworthy                                                                         What                                                       High - Suppose you could ___; what would you do?
                                FAIR: "Pumpkins"         L.A.4.1.6.10,         FCAT Vocabulary                                                   does the word mean…...                                                              What facts can you gather…? How would you adapt
                                660L                                           See Appendix B                                                    LA.4.1.7.3 Main Idea/Details What                                                   ___ to create a different…? How would you estimate
                                                         LA 4.2.1.9                                                                              happens AFTER…. What is the                                                         the results for…?
                                                                                                                                                 main idea......




Nov. 14-18 upstream, rescue,    Model Good Reading       Multiple strategies   Harcourt -              Why is it important for     The           LA.4.1.7.5 Identify Text Structure Strategy 3 Lesson 7        Time For Kids -       Low - When and where did this event occur?
           hockey, indeed,      with Phrasing,           to develop grade      scrounging,             me to develop an            Cricket in    The author organizes the                                      "Exploring            What is the selection supposed to help you do?
           sixteen, fishhook,   Punctuation and          appropriate           eavesdropping,          appreciation of other       Time          section…..                         Question The Text          Nonfiction" Level 3   What does the word... mean in paragraph...?
           tiptoe, explain,     Intonation. Use Paired   vocabulary            wistfully, excitable,   cultures?                   Square        LA.4.2.1.7 Figurative Language                                TE p. 39-43, 86-87,
           sawdust, bedroom,    Reading, Reader's        LA.4.1.6.1,           logical,                                                     pp                          What mood Strategies - Ask Questions   92-93, 100-101,       Moderate - Which details offer support of the author's
           unload, window,      Theater, Quick Read      LA.4.1.6.2,           sympathetically,                                    328-345       does the author create….. What                                102-103, 104-105,     suggested solution? What are some details the author
           shipload, valley,    and Fry Phrases Power    LA.4.1.6.3,           acquaintance                                          Fantasy     does the phrase _______ mean….                                106-107, 114-115,     uses to help you visualize the images in the selection?
           jockey               Points, The Six Minute   LA.4.1.6.4,           Enrichment -                                        Lexile 780                                                                  142-143
           Closed/Vowel Team    Solution, FCRR           LA.4.1.6.5,           muster, compact,                                                             LA.4.1.6.7 Base                                                           High - What could the author have added to make
           Routine 26 Step 1    Fluency Resources,       LA.4.1.6.6,           scrawl, crevice,                                                  words/Affixes                                                                       her/his opinion more valid? Which detail is irrelevant to
                                FAIR: "Mom's New         L.A.4.1.6.10,         seldom, repulsive,                                                Which word has the same base                                                        the author's judgment? With which statement would
                                Bike" 660L                             LA      tolerate, teem FCAT                                               word......                                                                          the author most likely agree?
                                                         4.2.1.9               Vocabulary See
                                                                               Appendix B




                                                                      Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                           Assessment                                               Writing Process / Application                                                                 Social Studies                                             Math                    Science
  Related Websites and Resources            Common               Six + 1 Traits:                              Language                     Related Websites                                   Benchmarks/Resources                              Big Idea /      Go Math:      Big Idea /
                                          Assessments /                                                      Conventions                                                                                                                                             Chapters    Supporting Idea
                                             District                                                                                                                                                                                           Supporting Idea   / Lessons
                                           Assessments                   Focus and Suggestions for
                                                                    Benchmarks/Writing Applications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Big Idea 1       Lesson 6.4
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/ed    Harcourt                 Shared reading and writing that includes       Identify & write The Writing Process                SS.A.1.2.1, SS.A.1.2.2 SS.A.1.2.3, SS.A.4.2.1, SS.A.4.2.2,                                                         Earth and
childrenslit.htm#i                      Reading Contract         modeling and practicing:                        independent                                        SS.A.4.2.3, SS.A.4.2.4, SS.A.6.2.3, SS.A.6.2.4, SS.B.1.2.1,
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe   Word Study Test          • Practice methods of comparing/contrasting    clauses                                             SS.B.1.2.2, SS.C.1.2.4, SS.C.2.2.4, SS.D.1.2.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MA.4.A.6.2   Mid Chapter Chkpt.    Space Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 p. 249, Lesson 6.5
aturedtitles.php                        Writing using a rubric   • Use Rubric for assessing writings            Identify                    http://writingfix.com/          Florida Pirates and the Spanish Return; Exploration and
                                        Comprehension Tool       • Locate supporting details/main topic                                                             Early Settlement of Florida, The world In Spatial Terms                                          Lesson 6.6        Big Idea #6
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesso                                                                           dependent
                                        Kit                      • Elaborate on details(adjectives and strong                                                                                                    Resources:
n_Plans/Literature_Activities/
                                        Reading Journal          verbs)
                                                                                                                clauses
                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.hegewisch.net/blindkat/pirates/fla.html;                                          Chapter Review/Test   Earth Structures
Additional Websites                     Rubric                   • Recognize types of VOICE
                                                                                                                Singular and http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writin http://www.nps.gov/timu/planyourvisit/loader.cfm?csModule=securi
See Appendix D and Appendix F                                                                                   Plural Nouns g/default.htm                                                                                                                            Flex Day
                                        Graphic Organizers       • Develop How and Why for Expository                                                               ty/getfile&pageid=107102;                                                                                          Unit 3
     Novel Study - See Appendix A       FCAT Test Prep Book      • Use “Hook” or “Grabber” in BEGINNING                          http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/to
                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/staugustinerevolution.html;
and F                                   Cold Read                • Use dialogue with tags                                        ols/tools.htm#5                     http://www.kidsolr.com/history/page2.html; http://www.polk-                                                       SC.4.E.6.1
                                                                 • Use clincher in ENDING                                                                           fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/floridaflavor/lessons/a-15.pdf;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC.4.E.6.2
                                              FOCUS (DOE                                                                       http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=nod http://flspmissions.tripod.com/;
                                        FCAT Explorer)                                                                                                              http://www.vivaflorida.org/Spanish+Missions.31.lasso?TLID=6;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC.4.E.6.3
                                                                                                                               e/310
                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm                                                                                  SC.4.E.6.4
                                                                                                                          LH p
                                        FCAT Explorer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                                                                126-128                                 Additional
                                                                                                                                 Websites See Appendix C                                                                                                                               SC.4.E.6.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC.4.N.1.3
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/ed    Reading Contract         Shared reading and writing that includes       Writing          MentorTexts                          SS.A.1.2.1, SS.A.1.2.2, SS.A.1.2.3, SS.A.4.2.1, SS.A.4.2.3,                   Big Idea 2        Flex Day         SC.4.N.1.5
childrenslit.htm#i                      Word Study Test          modeling and practicing:                       complex                                               SS.A.6.2.3, SS.A.6.2.4, SS.A.6.2.5, SS.A.6.2.6, SS.4.A.4.2                                                       SC.4.N.2.1
                                        Writing using a rubric   • Practice methods of comparing/contrasting                                                                              Territorial Years, Industrialization and                 MA.4.A.6.4         Flex Day
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe                                                                            sentences -
aturedtitles.php                        Comprehension Tool       • Use Rubric for assessing writings            Using after,     http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/ Emergence of Modern Florida,                                                                Show What You
                                        Kit                      • Locate supporting details/main topic
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesso                                                                           be, since,                                                                                                                                        Know, Lesson 7.1
                                        Reading Journal          • Elaborate on details(adjectives and strong                                                             Resources: http://www.floridahistory.org/territorial.htm;
n_Plans/Literature_Activities/                                                                                  when,
                                        Rubric                   verbs)                                                                                                   http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/staugustinerevolution.html;                          Lesson 7.2
Additional Websites                     Graphic Organizers       • Recognize types of VOICE
                                                                                                                although, if,    http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts             http://www.kidsolr.com/history/page2.html; http://www.polk-
See Appendix D and Appendix F           FCAT Test Prep Book      • Develop How and Why for Expository           before, while                                             fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/floridaflavor/lessons/a-15.pdf;                        Lesson 7.3
     Novel Study - See Appendix A       Cold Read                • Use “Hook” or “Grabber” in BEGINNING         Writing          http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture http://flspmissions.tripod.com/;
and F                                   Harcourt                 • Use dialogue with tags                       possessive       _books_for_teaching_six_t.htm            http://www.vivaflorida.org/Spanish+Missions.31.lasso?TLID=6;
                                                                 • Use clincher in ENDING                       nouns                                                     http://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm

                                                                                                                                 http://educationnorthwest.org/traits
                                                                                                                           LH
                                                                                                                129-131

                                                                                                                                        Additional Websites See
                                                                                                                                 Appendix C
                                         FAIR




                                                                           Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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            Standard 4: Phonics Standard 5: Fluency           Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                           Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
              / Word Analysis

   Date     Linguistics/ Phonics           Fluency             Benchmarks                 Harcourt/             Essential Questions       Harcourt        Comprehension Focus           Comprehension Tool      Nonfiction:                             Questions: Levels of Complexity
                  Patterns                                                               Enrichment                                       Trophies               Skill                     Kit/ Strategies         Time for Kids
                                                                                         Vocabulary

Nov. 21- remain, ideal, prevail,     Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt -                How does our            The Cricket      LA.4.1.7.5 Identify Text     Strategy 3 Lesson 7      Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - What is the purpose of the stage directions?
22 (2 day retain, between,           with Phrasing,        develop grade             scrounging,               environment affect your in Time          Structure The author                                  Nonfiction" Level 3          What kind of source would you use to find information
wk)       repeal, retail, prepaid,   Punctuation and       appropriate               eavesdropping,            lifestyle? Why should Square             organizes the section…..     Question The Text        TE p. 39-43, 86-87, 92-93,   about...? What is the rhyme scheme?
          recoil, proceed, detail,   Intonation. Use       vocabulary                wistfully, excitable,     we do reasearch?               pp 328-                     LA.4.2.1.7                          100-101, 102-103, 104-                    Moderate - How are ...'s and ...'s feelings at the
          defeat, repeat,            Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   logical,                                          345              Figurative Language What Strategies - Ask             105, 106-107, 114-115,       end of this selection similar? What are some things the
          reclaim Open/Vowel         Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   sympathetically,                                  Fantasy          mood does the author         Questions                142-143                      author does to make sure this selection... (entertains,
          Teams Routine 26           Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   acquaintance                                      Lexile 780       create….. What does the                                                            informs, persuades, etc.)?
          Step 2                     Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             Enrichment -                                                       phrase _______ mean….
                                     Points, FCRR            LA 4.2.1.9              muster, compact,                                                                                                                                      High - Which ... does the author believe is the most
                                     Fluency Resources,                              scrawl, crevice,                                                   LA.4.1.6.7 Base                                                                    important reason for...? Which details are most relevant to
                                     The Six Minute                                  seldom, repulsive,                                                 words/Affixes                                                                      the author's point of view?
                                     Solution: Practice                              tolerate, teem FCAT                                                     Which word has the
                                     passage #414                                    Vocabulary See                                                     same base word......
                                     "Baboons"                                       Appendix B




 Nov. 28- preheat, realtor,          Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt -                How does                  Two Lands,     LA.4.1.6.8                      Strategy 3 Lesson 8   Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - Which words used in the selection were designed to
Dec. 2    reseed, steamship,         with Phrasing,        develop grade             hysterically,             _____________ impact      One Heart      Antonyms/Synonyms                                     Nonfiction" Level 3          arouse emotion? Which emotion?
          peacock, preacher,         Punctuation and       appropriate               overwhelm,                your daily life? Why do   pp 352-367       Which two words mean          Read To Discover      TE p. 39-43, 86-87, 92-93,                                          Moderate - What
          remain, sideways,          Intonation. Use       vocabulary                interpreter,              we have the Internet                     the OPPOSITE…                   Answers               100-101, 102-103, 104-       effect does... have on the selection? What is the purpose of
          maintain, detail,          Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   appetizing,               and computers?            Nonfiction              Which two words                              105, 106-107, 114-115,       comparing... to...?
          detain, chainlink,         Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   equivalent, irrigation,                             Lexile 870     have the SAME meaning….         Strategies - Ask      142-143                      In what way does the author of this selection best help the
          mailman, crayon,           Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   occasionally                                                                                       Questions                                          reader to understand...?
          driveway Vowel             Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             Enrichment -                                                                 LA.4.6.1.1                                                               High - Which facts and details that support the author's
          Teams Routine 26           Points, The Six                LA 4.2.1.9       epidemic, detach,                                                  Informational Text What is                                                         view are relevant? Which statement is true?
          Step 3                     Minute Solution,                                evidently, gaze,                                                   the purpose of bold print…...                                                      Which... is most important in this selection
                                     FCRR Fluency                                    destiny, bleak,
                                     Resources, FAIR:                                presume, rebuff                                                    LA.4.1.7.2 Identify Author's
                                     "Going to the Fair"                             FCAT Vocabulary                                                    Purpose
                                     680L                                            See Appendix B                                                       Why does the author
                                                                                                                                                        repeat...... What does the
                                                                                                                                                        author think is MOST
                                                                                                                                                        important...




                                                                        Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                            Assessment                                               Writing Process / Application                                                 Social Studies                                        Math                        Science
  Related Websites and Resources             Common               Six + 1 Traits:                                  Language              Related Websites                      Benchmarks/Resources                    Big Idea /         Go Math:            Big Idea /
                                           Assessments /                                                          Conventions                                                                                               Supporting     Chapters / Lessons    Supporting Idea
                                              District                                                                                                                                                                       Idea
                                            Assessments                  Focus and Suggestions for
                                                                      Benchmarks/Writing Applications

http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edc    Reading Contract         Shared reading and writing that includes       Writing complex The Writing Process               SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.3, SS.4.G.4.4,         Big Idea 2            Lesson 7.4           Earth and Space
hildrenslit.htm#i                        Word Study Test          modeling and practicing:                        sentences -                                      SS.4.A.3.1, SS.4.A.3.2, SS.4.A.3.3, SS.4.A.3.5,
                                         Writing using a rubric   • Practice methods of comparing/contrasting                                                      SS.4.A.3.6, SS.4.G3.10                                  MA.4.A.6.4    Mid Chapter Chkpt. p. 283,   Science
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe                                                                            Using after, be,                                                                                                               Lesson 7.5
aturedtitles.php                         Comprehension Tool       • Use Rubric for assessing writings            since, when,                                      Seminole Wars, Territorial Years,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MA.4.A.6.3                                 Big Idea #6
                                         Kit                      • Locate supporting details/main topic                                                           Industrialization and Emergence of Modern
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson                                                                           although, if,    http://writingfix.com/                                                                                         No School
                                         Reading Journal Rubric   • Elaborate on details(adjectives and strong                                                     Florida,                                                                                           Earth Structures
_Plans/Literature_Activities/                                                                                    before, while
                                         Graphic Organizers       verbs)                                                                                                      Resources:                                                         No School
Additional Websites                      FCAT Test Prep Book      • Recognize types of VOICE                                                                       http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/lessons/sem_war/sem_w
See Appendix D and Appendix F                                                                                                     http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/ ar1.htm;                                                                                           Unit 3
                                         Cold Read                • Develop How and Why for Expository                                                                                                                                           No School
    Novel Study - See Appendix A                                                                                                  writing/default.htm                                                                                                                 SC.4.E.6.1
                                         Harcourt                 • Use “Hook” or “Grabber” in BEGINNING                                                           http://www.flheritage.com/facts/history/seminole/
and F                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.E.6.2
                                                                  • Use dialogue with tags                                                                         wars.cfm; http://shamm.tripod.com/wars.htm;
                                                                                                                                  http://www.readinglady.com/mos http://www.publicbookshelf.com/public_html/The_                                                      SC.4.E.6.3
                                                                  • Use clincher in ENDING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.E.6.4
                                                                                                                                  aic/tools/tools.htm#5            Great_Republic_By_the_Master_Historians_Vol_I
                                                                                                                                                                   II/thesemino_cb.html                                                                               SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.E.6.6
                                                                                                                                  http://www.literacyleader.com/?q
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                  =node/310                                                                                                                           SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.N.1.5
                                         FAIR                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                                                                                          Additional Websites
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edc    Reading Contract         Shared reading and writing that includes       Common and       MentorTexts                 SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.3, SS.4.G.4.4,              Big Idea 2           Lesson 7.6
hildrenslit.htm#i                        Word Study Test          modeling and practicing:                       proper nouns                                      SS.4.A.3.1, SS.4.A.3.2, SS.4.A.3.3, SS.4.A.3.5,                                                    Physical Science
                                         Writing using a rubric   • Practice methods of comparing/contrasting                                                      SS.4.A.3.6, SS.4.G3.10                                  MA.4.A.6.3           Lesson 7.7
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe
aturedtitles.php                         Comprehension Tool       • Use Rubric for assessing writings                                                              Florida statehood, Territorial Years,                                                              Big Idea #8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MA.4.A.6.4           Lesson 7.8
                                         Kit                      • Locate supporting details/main topic
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson                                                                                            http://picturebookday.wordpress. Industrialization and Emergence of Modern                                                          Properties of Matter
                                         Reading Journal Rubric   • Elaborate on details(adjectives and strong                                                     Florida,
_Plans/Literature_Activities/                                                                                                     com/                                                                                                          Lesson 7.9
                                         Graphic Organizers       verbs)                                                                                                                                                                                              Unit 4
Additional Websites                      FCAT Test Prep Book      • Recognize types of VOICE                                                                                                                                                    Lesson 7.10           SC.4.P.8.1
See Appendix D and Appendix F            Cold Read                • Develop How and Why for Expository
    Novel Study - See Appendix A                                                                                                  http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts                                                                                                       SC.4.P.8.2
                                         Harcourt                 • Use “Hook” or “Grabber” in BEGINNING
and F                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.P.8.3
                                                                  • Use dialogue with tags
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.P.8.4
                                                                  • Use clincher in ENDING                                        http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/pi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                                                                                  cture_books_for_teaching_six_t.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                  http://educationnorthwest.org/trai                                                                                                  SC.4.N.1.6
                                                                                                                                  ts                                                                                                                                  SC.4.N.1.8
                                         FAIR                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.N.8.4
                                                FOCUS (DOE


                                                                          Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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            Standard 4:        Standard 5: Fluency          Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                         Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
          Phonics / Word
              Analysis
 Date       Linguistics/             Fluency                 Benchmarks                 Harcourt/                Essential Questions        Harcourt         Comprehension Focus          Comprehension Tool     Nonfiction:                    Questions: Levels of Complexity
          Phonics Patterns                                                             Enrichment                                           Trophies                Skill                    Kit/ Strategies        Time for Kids
                                                                                       Vocabulary

Dec. 5-9 Teacher's Choice    Model Good Reading with     Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - ceases,        What is the structure and     Look to the     LA.4.1.6.9 Multiple           Strategy 3 Lesson 9     Time For Kids -        Low - During the selection, the mood changes
         Routine 26 Review   Phrasing, Punctuation and   develop grade             tundra, abundant,         purpose of this writing?      North           Meanings                                        Ask   "Exploring             from... to.... Which word means the same as...?
                             Intonation. Use Paired      appropriate               bonding, piteously,                                          pp 374-    Which definiton matches       Questions To Expand     Nonfiction" Level 3    Based on the selection, which is the best definition
                             Reading, Reader's           vocabulary                surrender                                               391             the word in the story…….      Thinking                TE p. 39-43, 86-87,    of...?
                             Theater, Quick Read and     LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   Enrichment -                                            Informational                                                         92-93, 100-101, 102-                      Moderate - What might be
                             Fry Phrases Power Points,   LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   possession,                                             Narrative              LA.4.1.7.7        Strategies - Ask             103, 104-105, 106-     inferred from the fact that...? Where might the
                             FCRR Fluency                LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,                                                           Lexile 580      Compare/contrast How are Questions                    107, 114-115, 142-     author have gotten the idea for this selection?
                             Resources, The Six          L.A.4.1.6.10,                                                                                     ____ and ____ ALIKE or                                143                                                                    High -
                             Minute Solution:                          LA                                                                                  DIFFERENT..                                                                  Can if be better if…? Can you predict the outcome
                             Practice passage #415       4.2.1.9                                                                                                                                                                        of......? Do you agree with the actions of....... ?
                             "Wilbur and Orville                                                                                                                                                                                        Why?
                             Wright"


                                                                                            venture,



Dec.12- sprinkle, buckle,    Model Good Reading with     Multiple strategies to    Harcourt -                What are different types of   Kid's             Review All Comp. Skills     Strategy 3 Wrap Up      Time For Kids -        Low - What do... and... have in common?
  16 fumble, tangle,         Phrasing, Punctuation and   develop grade             document,                 figurative language? How      Invention                                     Lesson                  "Exploring             Which word would have been a better word choice
        tattle, twinkle,     Intonation. Use Paired      appropriate               prosthetic, device,       does increasing your          Book                                                                  Nonfiction" Level 3    in this sentence?
        frazzle, dabble,     Reading, Reader's           vocabulary                disabilities, circular,   vocabulary make you a                  pp                                   Strategies - Ask        TE p. 39-43, 86-87,                           Moderate - What was most
        baffle, griddle,     Theater, Quick Read and     LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   scholarshiop, modify      better reader?                402-417                                       Questions               92-93, 100-101, 102-   likely the situation at the beginning of the
        scuttle, freckle,    Fry Phrases Power Points,   LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,    Enrichment - skim,                                      Expository                                                           103, 104-105, 106-     selection? What is the selection meant to explain?
        shingle, brittle,    The Six Minute Solution,    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,                                                           Nonfiction                                                            107, 114-115, 142-     What does the final paragraph/stanza suggest
        stumble Closed       FCRR Fluency                L.A.4.1.6.10,                                                                     Lexile 760                                                            143                    about...?
        Consonant "le"       Resources, FAIR: "The                LA 4.2.1.9                                                                                                                                                                    High - How can you elaborate on the
        Routine 27 Step 1    Spider Bite" 690L                                                                                                                                                                                          reason for? Can you propose an alternative?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What ideas justify?




                                                                                    insistent,




                                                                     Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                               Assessment                                         Writing Process / Application                                                     Social Studies                                    Math                          Science
  Related Websites and Resources         Common Assessments /     Six + 1 Traits:                  Language                   Related Websites                                  Benchmarks/Resources                   Big Idea /       Go Math:             Big Idea /
                                          District Assessments                                    Conventions                                                                                                               Supporting      Chapters /          Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Idea          Lessons

                                                                                       Focus
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edc    Reading Contract         Shared reading and writing     Writing singular    The Writing Process                             SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.5.1,                   Big Idea 2      Lesson 7.11       Physical Science
hildrenslit.htm#i                        Word Study Test          that includes modeling and     & plural nouns                                                      SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MA.4.A2.4    Chapter 7 Review &
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe    Writing using a rubric   practicing:                    (add s es, y to i                                                   SS.4.G.1.4                     Civil War, The                             Test          Big Idea #8
aturedtitles.php                         Comprehension Tool Kit   • Combining simple             and add es, f to    http://writingfix.com/                          world In Spatial Terms                               MA.4.A.2.3                         Properties of Matter
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson   Reading Journal Rubric   sentences                      v and add es)                                                                    Resources:                                                Lesson 8.1
_Plans/Literature_Activities/            Graphic Organizers       • Using a variety of           change form/no      http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/default http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/lessons/cvl_war/cvl      MA.4.A.2.2                         Unit 4
Additional Websites                      FCAT Test Prep Book      sentence beginnings            change              .htm                                            _war1.htm;                                                             Lesson 8.2
See Appendix D and Appendix F            Cold Read                • Writing dialogue with tags   Pronouns and        http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/tools http://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassr                                                 SC.4.P.8.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lesson 8.3
    Novel Study - See Appendix A         Harcourt                 • Reinforcing sentences        Antecendents        .htm#5                                          oom/floridacivilwar/;                                                                   SC.4.P.8.2
and F                                                             with strong verbs                                  http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/310 http://myweb.fsu.edu/rthompson2/csa-                                                          SC.4.P.8.3
                                                                  • Using transitional phrases                                                                       page.html;                                                                              SC.4.P.8.4
                                                                  for thoughts to flow                                                                               http://www.flheritage.com/facts/reports/civil                                           SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                                                                         Additional Websites See Appendix C          war/                                                                                    SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.1.4
                                         FAIR                                                                                                                                                                                                                SC.4.N.1.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.1.8
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edc    Reading Contract         Shared reading and writing     Possesive nouns MentorTexts                                           SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.5.2,                 Big Idea 2       Lesson 8.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.2.1
hildrenslit.htm#i                        Word Study Test          that includes modeling and     Singular nouns                                                       SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2,                                                    SC.4.N.8.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MA.4.A.2.2        Lesson 8.5
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe    Writing using a rubric   practicing:                    & apostrophe s                                                       SS.4.G.1.4                  Reconstruction,
aturedtitles.php                         Comprehension Tool Kit   • Combining simple             Plural noun & s http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/                 The World In Spatial Terms                          MA.4.A.2.3        Lesson 8.6
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson   Reading Journal Rubric   sentences                      apostrophe                                                                          Resources:
_Plans/Literature_Activities/            Graphic Organizers       • Using a variety of                                                http://iuswp.com/mentor-        http://www.suite101.com/content/reconstruc          MA.4.A.2.1        Lesson 8.7
Additional Websites                      FCAT Test Prep Book      sentence beginnings                            texts                                                tion-in-florida-a217968;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lesson 8.8
See Appendix D and Appendix F            Cold Read                • Writing dialogue with tags                   http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_books_      http://wearefla.com/florida_history_4.html;
    Novel Study - See Appendix A         Harcourt                 • Reinforcing sentences                        for_teaching_six_t.htm                               http://fcit.usf.edu/Florida/lessons/reconst/re
and F                                                             with strong verbs                                                                                   const1.htm
                                                                  • Using transitional phrases                       http://educationnorthwest.org/traits
                                                                  for thoughts to flow                     LH
                                                                                                 126-129
                                                                                                                                         Additional
                                                                                                                     Websites See Appendix C
                                         FAIR

                                         FOCUS (DOE FCAT
                                         Explorer)
                                                  FCAT Explorer




                                                                  Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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             Standard 4: Phonics /      Standard 5: Fluency         Standard 6: Vocabulary                                                                                       Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
                Word Analysis                                            Development

  Date       Linguistics/ Phonics             Fluency            Benchmarks           Harcourt/           Essential Questions          Harcourt      Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool               Nonfiction:                       Questions: Levels of Complexity
                   Patterns                                                          Enrichment                                        Trophies                                   Kit/ Strategies                  Time for Kids
                                                                                     Vocabulary

Dec. 19-
21 (1/2
 days)




                                                                                                                                          Review and Assess




Jan. 9-13 ruble, stable, title, ogle,   Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies   Harcourt -         In what way do I identify with Case of       LA.4.1.6.7 Base Words           Strategy 4 Lesson 10      Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - Which clue helped you determine the
          maple, table, staple,         with Phrasing,        to develop grade      sculptor,          these characteristics? What Pablo's          Which word has the same base                              Nonfiction" Level 3          meaning of the word... as it is used in this
          ladle, bugle, gable,          Punctuation and       appropriate           straightaway,      is the point of view in        Nose          word……... LA.4.1.6.8                    Infer The         TE p. 50-54, 132-133, 134-   selection?
          cable, ladle, fable           Intonation. Use       vocabulary            alibi, retorted,   reading/writing?                             Antonyms/Syn                    Meaning Words             135, 140-141                 What is the purpose of guidewords?
          Open/Consonant "le"           Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1,           muttered,                                             pp 424-       Which word means the                                                               How is the text organized?
          Routine 27 Step 2             Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.2,           strengthening                                     431           OPPOSITE…… Which two            Strategies - Infer                                     Moderate -What caused this event/problem?
                                        Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.3,           Enrichment -                                                    words have the SAME             Meaning                                                Which detail explains the significance of...? What
                                        Phrases Power         LA.4.1.6.4,           prosper,                                           Mystery      meaning…. LA.4.1.7.7                                                                   is the significance of the author's statement
                                        Points, FCRR          LA.4.1.6.5,           reputation,                                      Lexile 580     Compare/contrast How are                                                               that...?
                                        Fluency Resources,    LA.4.1.6.6,           transpire,                                                      _____ and _____ ALIKE or                                                                               High - Can you make changes to
                                        The Six Minute        L.A.4.1.6.10,         squander,                                                       DIFFERENT..                                                                            solve? What are the changes and why? What
                                        Solution: Practice       LA 4.2.1.9         flabbergasted,                                                                                                                                         evidence is there......? How can you improve.....?
                                        passage #416                                altercation,
                                        "Hurricanes"                                speculate,
                                                                                    verify FCAT
                                                                                    Vocabulary See
                                                                                    Appendix B




                                                                        Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                Assessment                                          Writing Process / Application                                              Social Studies                                    Math                        Science
   Related Websites and Resources                Common         Six + 1 Traits:                      Language                   Related Websites                           Benchmarks/Resources                Big Idea /         Go Math:            Big Idea /
                                              Assessments /                                         Conventions                                                                                                     Supporting     Chapters / Lessons    Supporting Idea
                                           District Assessments                                                                                                                                                      Idea

                                                                                       Focus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Big Idea 2           Lesson 8.9          Physical Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MA.4.A.2.3     Chapter 8 Review & Test
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Big Idea #8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Flex Day           Properties of Matter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Unit 4
                                                                     Review and Assess
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.P.8.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.P.8.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.P.8.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.P.8.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.E.6.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.6
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchil   Reading Contract         Shared reading and writing     Action verbs     The Writing Process                             SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.6.3,            Big Idea 2      Show What You Know,      SC.4.N.1.8
drenslit.htm#i                             Word Study Test          that includes modeling and     recognition LH p                                                 SS.4.A.6.4, SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.E.1.1,                                 Lesson 9.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MA.4.A.2.4
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/feat    Writing using a rubric   practicing:                    156, 157 230,                                                    SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4           Spanish                            Lesson 9.2          SC.4.N.8.4
uredtitles.php                             Comprehension Tool       • Combining simple             231              http://writingfix.com/                          American Wars
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_P   Kit                      sentences                                                                                                    Resources:                                             Lesson 9.3          Big Idea #9
lans/Literature_Activities/                Reading Journal Rubric   • Using a variety of                            http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/default http://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclass                                                Changes in Matter
Additional Websites                        Graphic Organizers       sentence beginnings                             .htm                                            room/photoalbum/s-a_war.cfm;                                        Lesson 9.4
See Appendix D and Appendix F              FCAT Test Prep Book      • Writing dialogue with tags                    http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/tools http://www.u-s-                                                                           Unit 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lesson 9.5
  Novel Study - See Appendix A and F       Cold Read                • Reinforcing sentences                         .htm#5                                          history.com/pages/h3617.html
                                           Harcourt                 with strong verbs                               http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/310                                                                                               SC.4.P.9.1
                                                                    • Using transitional phrases                                                                                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                    for thoughts to flow                                                                                                                                                                    SC.4.N.1.7
                                                                                                                        Additional Websites See Appendix C                                                                                                  SC.4.N.2.1




                                           Storytown Mid Yer
                                           Assessment
                                               FOCUS (DOE




                                                                       Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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              Standard 4: Phonics /       Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                 Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
                 Word Analysis

  Date        Linguistics/ Phonics              Fluency             Benchmarks                 Harcourt/            Essential Questions         Harcourt       Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool               Nonfiction:                Questions: Levels of Complexity
                    Patterns                                                                  Enrichment                                        Trophies                                    Kit/ Strategies                  Time for Kids
                                                                                              Vocabulary

 Jan. 17- sable, noble, cable,            Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - thrifty,  What is the impact of this      In the Days    LA.4.2.2.1 Text Features         Strategy 4 Lesson 11     Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - Show how… Compare… Tell
  20 (4   cradle, stifle, trifle, idle,   with Phrasing,        develop grade             generous, roguish,   story on me? How do writers     of King                         Based on the                             Nonfiction" Level 3          what you think… Is … greater than …?
  days) bridle, feeble, ladle,            Punctuation and       appropriate               rascally, fascinated create pictures with words?     Adobe          diagram…… Which                  Infer With Text Clues    TE p. 50-54, 132-133, 134-   Why is it called…? Explain
          beagle, eagle, needle,          Intonation. Use       vocabulary                Enrichment -                                                        subheading…... LA.4.2.1.7                                 135, 140-141                 why…caused…
          gable, cycle Open               Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   texture, consistent,                                           pp   Figurative Language              Strategies - Infer                                     Moderate - What did you notice
          Consonant "le"                  Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   jaunt, extravaganza,                                 440-449                  What mood does the     Meaning                                               about………? What observations did
          Routine 27 Step 3               Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   expedition, amiable,                                                author create…. Which literary                                                         you make about…………? What
                                          Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             indomitable,                                         Folktale       device does the author………                                                              changes………..?
                                          Points, The Six                     LA          vivacious FCAT                                       Lexile 680                                                                                                                       High -What
                                          Minute Solution,      4.2.1.9                   Vocabulary See                                                                                                                                             are the advantages and disadvantages
                                          FCRR Fluency                                    Appendix B                                                                                                                                                 of ……?
                                          Resources, FAIR:                                                                                                                                                                                           Is it better or worse…? Why? By what
                                          "Garbage Can                                                                                                                                                                                               criteria would you assess….?
                                          Pests" 700L




Jan. 23-27     Teacher's Choice           Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - script,    What are the characteristics   Red Writing    LA.4.1.6.9 Multiple Meanings     Strategy 4 Lesson 12     Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - What traits best describe the
               Routine 27 Review          with Phrasing,        develop grade             triumphantly,         of historical fiction?         Hood                          What is the                                Nonfiction" Level 3          hero in the story? In your own words,
                                          Punctuation and       appropriate               desperately,                                                 pp     meaning of the word…….                 Tackle The         TE p. 50-54, 132-133, 134-   tell…
                                          Intonation. Use       vocabulary                injustice, repentant,                                456-467                                         Meaning of Language      135, 140-141                 Moderate - How could you find out
                                          Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   acceptable, discards,                                Play Lexile    LA.4.1.7.7 Compare/contrast                                                            more about….? If you wanted to know
                                          Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   circumstances                                        Unavailable    How is ____ SIMILAR to what      Strategies - Infer
                                          Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   Enrichment -                                                        it was before…….                 Meaning                                                           High - What is your
                                          Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             mischief, recruit,                                                                                                                                         favorite……? Why? Do you
                                          Points, FCRR                   LA 4.2.1.9       nonchalant,                                                         How are _____ and ____                                                                 agree/disagree with…..? Why? What
                                          Fluency Resources,                              undeterred,                                                         ALIKE…..                                                                               are the positive and negative aspects
                                          The Six Minute                                  meander,                                                                                                                                                   of……….?
                                          Solution: practice                              apprehension,
                                          passage #417                                    sleuth, hunch FCAT
                                          "Mexico"                                        Vocabulary See
                                                                                          Appendix B




                                                                          Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                              Assessment                                     Writing Process / Application                                                Social Studies                                         Math                        Science
  Related Websites and Resources        Common Assessments /      Six + 1 Traits:                    Language              Related Websites                           Benchmarks/Resources                     Big Idea /         Go Math:            Big Idea /
                                         District Assessments                                       Conventions                                                                                                     Supporting     Chapters / Lessons    Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Idea

                                                                               Focus and
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/ed    Reading Contract          Shared reading and writing         Use of the        MentorTexts                         SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.4.1, SS.4.A.6.3,         Big Idea 2          Lesson 9.6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Physical Science
childrenslit.htm#i                      Word Study Test           that includes modeling and         active form of                                        SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MA.4.A.2.4          Lesson 9.7
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe   Writing using a rubric    practicing:                        verbs ending in                                                     Modern Transportation; the World
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Big Idea #9
aturedtitles.php                        Comprehension Tool Kit    • Combining simple sentences       “ed”                                                  In Spatil Terms, Growth of Florida, Chronological       MA.4.A.2.1          Lesson 9.8
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesso   Reading Journal Rubric                                                         http://picturebookday.wordpress. Thinking,                                                                                       Changes in Matter
n_Plans/Literature_Activities/          Graphic Organizers        • Using a variety of sentence                        com/                                Resources: http://www.dcmsonline.org/jax-               MA.4.A.6.5          Lesson 9.9
Additional Websites                     FCAT Test Prep Book       beginnings                                                                               medicine/2004journals/historical/150-8-12-                                                   Unit 5
See Appendix D and Appendix F           Cold Read                 • Writing dialogue with tags                                                             theearlyyears1845-88.pdf;
     Novel Study - See Appendix A       Harcourt                  • Reinforcing sentences with                         http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts       http://www.drbronsontours.com/bronsonhistorypag                                              SC.4.P.9.1
and F                                                             strong verbs                      LH 162, 163                                            eamericanstaugustinestatehood.html;                                                          SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                  • Using transitional phrases for 240, 241            http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/pi http://palmm.fcla.edu/fh/counties.shtml;                                                     SC.4.N.1.7
                                                                   thoughts to flow                                    cture_books_for_teaching_six_t. http://lemieux.senate.gov/public/?p=FloridaHistory                                               SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                                                                       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Big Idea #10
                                                                                                                       http://educationnorthwest.org/trait                                                                                              Forms of Energy
                                              Storytown Mid Yer                                                        s
                                      Assessment
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/ed Harcourt                     Shared reading and writing   Use of helping          The Writing Process              SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.4.1, SS.4.A.9.1,         Big Idea 2              Chapter 9       Unit 6
childrenslit.htm#i                    Reading Contract            that includes modeling and   verbs LH 153,                                            SS.4.E.1.2, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4                                          Review/Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Review/Assessment
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/fe Word Study Test             practicing:                  154, 236                                                             Modern Communication, the World In                                                  SC.4.P.10.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flex Day
aturedtitles.php                      Writing using a rubric      • Combining simple sentences                                                          Spatial Terms, Modern Economics,                                                                SC.4.P.10.2
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesso Comprehension Tool Kit                                                           http://writingfix.com/                                                Resources:                                 Flex Day        SC.4.P.10.3
n_Plans/Literature_Activities/        Reading Journal Rubric      • Using a variety of sentence                                                         http://www.dcmsonline.org/jax-                                                                  SC.4.P.10.4
Additional Websites                   Graphic Organizers          beginnings                                                                            medicine/2004journals/historical/150-8-12-                                      Flex Day        SC.4.N.1.1
See Appendix D and Appendix F         FCAT Test Prep Book         • Writing dialogue with tags                         http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/ theearlyyears1845-88.pdf;                                                                       SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flex Day
     Novel Study - See Appendix A     Cold Read                   • Reinforcing sentences with                         writing/default.htm              http://www.drbronsontours.com/bronsonhistorypag                                                 SC.4.N.1.5
and F                                                             strong verbs                                                                          eamericanstaugustinestatehood.html;                                                             SC.4.N.1.6
                                      FOCUS (DOE FCAT             • Using transitional phrases for                     http://www.readinglady.com/mos http://palmm.fcla.edu/fh/counties.shtml;                                                          SC.4.E.6.5
                                      Explorer)                    thoughts to flow                                    aic/tools/tools.htm#5            http://lemieux.senate.gov/public/?p=FloridaHistory
                                                FCAT Explorer
                                                                                                                       http://www.literacyleader.com/?q
                                                                                                                       =node/310


                                                                                                                              Additional Websites
                                                                                                                       See Appendix C




                                                                    Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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           Standard 4: Phonics /    Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                     Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
              Word Analysis

  Date      Linguistics/ Phonics          Fluency             Benchmarks                 Harcourt/               Essential Questions         Harcourt        Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool            Nonfiction:                   Questions: Levels of Complexity
                  Patterns                                                              Enrichment                                           Trophies                                     Kit/ Strategies               Time for Kids
                                                                                        Vocabulary

Jan. 30- transform, platform,       Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - decreed,       What skills and background    One Grain       LA.4.6.1.1 Informational Text   Strategy 4 Lesson 13    Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - Who is the narrator of the story?
 Feb. 3 brainstorm, escort,         with Phrasing,        develop grade             famine, implored,         knowledge are needed to       of Rice         What is the purpose of the                              Nonfiction" Level 3          What words best describe the main
         import, flashcard,         Punctuation and       appropriate               trickle, painfully        analyze historical fiction?          pp       checkmarks…….                         Crack Open        TE p. 50-54, 132-133, 134-   character?
         timeworn, popcorn,         Intonation. Use       vocabulary                Enrichment -                                            474-493         LA.4.1.7.2 Author's Purpose     Features                135, 140-141                 Moderate - In a word/sentence, how
         transform, doctor,         Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   fascinate, perplex,                                     Folktale                  Which statement                                                            would you describe…………? How can
         cancer, distort, bunker,   Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   wheeze, sashay,                                         Lexile 830      would the author MOST agree     Strategies - Infer                                   you simplify……………?
         slobber, silver, sensor    Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   thwart, distract,                                                       with…                           Meaning                                              High - What is your opinion about….?
         Closed Vowel "r"           Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             squat, plethora                                                                                                                                              Why did you like/dislike…..? How would
         Routine 28 Step 1          Points, The Six         LA 4.2.1.9              FCAT Vocabulary                                                                                                                                              you grade/rank….? Why? Would you
                                    Minute Solution,                                See Appendix B                                                                                                                                               prefer/rather…? Why?
                                    FCRR Fluency
                                    Resources, FAIR:
                                    "The Desert" 720L




Feb. 6-10 caper, tutor, minor,      Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt -                Why are reference materials Fire              LA.4.2.1.2 Story Structure      Strategy 4 Lesson 14    Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - How else might you say…? What
          femur, return, record,    with Phrasing,        develop grade             dedication, billowing,    important? How do we                                        What happens                              Nonfiction" Level 3          is the purpose of…? Which picture
          depart, rotor, toner,     Punctuation and       appropriate               brigade, ventilate,       organize information in order       pp 504-   to…… LA.4.1.7.4                  Read with A Question   TE p. 50-54, 132-133, 134-   shows …?
          preform, homer, cipher,   Intonation. Use       vocabulary                flammable, curfew         to write a meaningful report? 517             Cause/effect What causes        In Mind                 135, 140-141                 Moderate -Compare … to … How are
          laser, report, divert     Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   Enrichment -                                            Expository      the _________ to                                                                     they alike? Different? Now that we have
          Open/vowel r Routine      Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   effortless, exhibition,                                 Nonfiction                                      Strategies - Infer                                   studied this, what can be concluded
          28 Step 2                 Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   native, coast,                                          Lexile 780                                      Meaning                                              about…?
                                    Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             prowess, dissuade,                                                                                                                                           High- Which of the following…? How
                                    Points, FCRR          LA 4.2.1.9                bliss, diminutive                                                                                                                                            effective was…? What could have been
                                    Fluency Resources,                                                                                                                                                                                           different? Based on your previous
                                    The Six Minute                                                                                                                                                                                               answer, do you think you could have…?
                                    Solution: practice                                                                                                                                                                                            Explain how.
                                    passage #418 "The
                                    Five Oceans of the
                                    World"




                                                                    Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                  Assessment                                     Writing Process / Application                                                  Social Studies                                            Math                        Science
    Related Websites and Resources           Common Assessments Six + 1 Traits:                        Language              Related Websites                               Benchmarks/Resources                      Big Idea /           Go Math:            Big Idea /
                                             / District Assessments                                   Conventions                                                                                                          Supporting       Chapters / Lessons    Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Idea

                                                                                            Focus
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr   Harcourt                  Shared reading and writing     Recognition &     MentorTexts                             SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.6.3, SS.4.A.7.2,            Big Idea 2             Flex Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Physical Science
enslit.htm#i                                 Reading Contract          that includes modeling and     explanation of                                           SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Review/Assessment           Flex Day
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featur    Word Study Test           practicing:                    examples of                                              World War I, the World In Spatial Terms, Modern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Big Idea #10
edtitles.php                                 Writing using a rubric    • Combining simple             possessive        http://picturebookday.wordpress.co Economics,                                 Resources            Big Idea 3       Show What You Know,
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pla   Comprehension Tool Kit    sentences                      verbs             m/                                          http://www.dcmsonline.org/jax-                                              Lesson 10.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Forms of Energy
ns/Literature_Activities/                    Reading Journal Rubric    • Using a variety of                                                                    medicine/2004journals/historical/150-8-12-
Additional Websites                          Graphic Organizers        sentence beginnings                                  http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts theearlyyears1845-88.pdf;                                                              Lesson 10.2         Unit 6
See Appendix D and Appendix F                FCAT Test Prep Book       • Writing dialogue with tags                                                            http://www.drbronsontours.com/bronsonhistorypageame
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lesson 10.3
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F           Cold Read                 • Reinforcing sentences                          http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/pictu ricanstaugustinestatehood.html;                                                                       SC.4.P.10.1
                                                                       with strong verbs                                re_books_for_teaching_six_t.htm http://palmm.fcla.edu/fh/counties.shtml;                                                                     SC.4.P.10.2
                                              FOCUS (DOE FCAT          • Using transitional phrases                                                            http://lemieux.senate.gov/public/?p=FloridaHistory;                                                   SC.4.P.10.3
                                             Explorer)                 for thoughts to flow                                                                    http://www.floridamemory.com/photographiccollection/ph                                                SC.4.P.10.4
                                                       FCAT Explorer                                                    http://educationnorthwest.org/traits oto_exhibits/migrant/                                                                                   SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.6
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr   Harcourt                Shared reading and writing       Recognition &                      Additional
                                                                                                                        The Writing Process                  SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.6.1, SS.4.A.6.3,               Big Idea 3            Lesson 10.4         SC.4.E.6.5
enslit.htm#i                                 Reading Contract        that includes modeling and       use of active &                                        SS.4.A.7.3, SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.3,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          M.A.4.G.3.1      Mid-Chapter Checkpoint,
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featur    Word Study Test         identifying in:                  passive verbs                                          SS.4.G.1.4                                                                          Lesson 10.5         Big Idea #11
edtitles.php                                 Writing using a rubric  • Strong verbs (avoid state                                                             World War II, the World In Spatial Terms, Modern             M.A.4.G.3.2                                Energy Transfer
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pla   Comprehension Tool Kit  of being verbs)• Sentence                          http://writingfix.com/               Economics,                                                                          Lesson 10.6
ns/Literature_Activities/                    Reading Journal Rubric  Revision (non-specific                                                                           Resources: http://www.dcmsonline.org/jax-           M.A.4.G.3.3                                and
Additional Websites                          Graphic Organizers      beginnings, weak verb                                                                   medicine/2004journals/historical/150-8-12-                                          Lesson 10.7         Transformations
See Appendix D and Appendix F                FCAT Test Prep Book     structure)                                         http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writ theearlyyears1845-88.pdf;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ch. 10 Review/Test
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F           Cold Read               • Specificity in details and                       ing/default.htm                      http://www.drbronsontours.com/bronsonhistorypageame                                                     Unit 7
                                                                     descriptions • Comparison        LH 230-244                                             ricanstaugustinestatehood.html;
                                              FOCUS (DOE FCAT        and Contrast • Figurative                          http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic http://palmm.fcla.edu/fh/counties.shtml;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.P.11.1
                                             Explorer)               Language (alliteration,                            /tools/tools.htm#5                   http://www.floridamemory.com/photographiccollection/ph
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.P.11.2
                                                       FCAT Explorer simile, etc.)                                                                           oto_exhibits/migrant/;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                     • Consider FCAT Rubric •                           http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=n http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/lessons/ww_ii/ww_ii1.htm;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                     Elaboration throughout                             ode/310                              http://www.floridavets.org/wwii/history.asp
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                     writing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.8
                                                                                                                        Additional Websites See                                                                                                                      SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                                                                        Appendix C                                                                                                                                   SC.4.N.3.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SC.4.E.6.5




                                                                       Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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              Standard 4:      Standard 5: Fluency        Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                          Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
             Phonics / Word
                Analysis
  Date        Linguistics/           Fluency             Benchmarks            Harcourt/ Enrichment        Essential Questions         Harcourt        Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool              Nonfiction:                        Questions: Levels of Complexity
            Phonics Patterns                                                        Vocabulary                                         Trophies                                     Kit/ Strategies                 Time for Kids


Feb. 13-17 dormant, dorsal,    Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to   Harcourt - petitioners,     Why do people write         A Very          LA.4.1.6.3 Context Clues      Strategy 4 Lesson 15        Time For Kids - "Exploring   Low - What conclusion have you reached
           barley, barnyard,   with Phrasing,        develop grade            certificate, examiner,      biographies/autobiographi   Important                       What does the                             Nonfiction" Level 3          about…? What do the characters have in
           carport, adorn,     Punctuation and       appropriate              enrich, apologize, obliged, es?                         Day             word _____mean…….             Strategies - Infer          TE p. 50-54, 132-133, 134-   common?
           absorb, adverb,     Intonation. Use       vocabulary               resounded Enrichment -                                       pp 424-    LA.4.1.7.3 Main Idea/Details  Meaning                     135, 140-141                 Moderate - What are the functions of…?
           adverse, thermal,   Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1,              banish decress, desert,                                 439                           What is the                                                              Categorize the … of … Sort the…
           shorter, solar,     Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.2,              spare, commend, ruthless,                               Informational   MAIN idea……. What happens                                                              High -Should … be permitted to…? Why or why
           grammar, partner,   Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.3,              serene, covert                                          Narrative       right BEFORE…...                                                                       not? Why do you think…? Was it right or wrong
           corner Vowel-r      Phrases Power         LA.4.1.6.4,                                                                      Lexile 480                                                                                             for…? Explain. How well did…? What is the most
           Routine 28 Step 3   Points, The Six       LA.4.1.6.5,                                                                                                                                                                             important? Why?
                               Minute Solution,      LA.4.1.6.6,
                               FCRR Fluency          L.A.4.1.6.10,
                               Resources, FAIR:                      LA       FCAT Vocabulary See
                               "Canoeing" 750L       4.2.1.9                  Appendix B




Feb. 21- Teacher's Choice      Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to   Harcourt - brush, spiny,  What questions need to        Saguaro         LA 4.1.7.6. Identify themes or       Strategy 4 Wrap up   Time For Kids - "Exploring Low - What is a …? Label the following…
24 (4    Routine 28 Review     with Phrasing,        develop grade            teeming, habitat, topple, be answered in this           Cactus          topics across a variety of fiction   Lesson               Nonfiction" Level 3        Identify the… in the
days)                          Punctuation and       appropriate              decomposes, perch, nectar genre of literature?             pp. 546-     and nonfiction selections                                 TE p. 50-54, 132-133, 134-              Moderate - How would you use this
                               Intonation. Use       vocabulary                Enrichment - sulk, jeer,                               561             What is the theme…….                 Strategies - Infer   135, 140-141               information to start a program (project, club,
                               Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1,              consideration, probable,                                Expository      LA.4.2.1.7 Figurative Language       Meaning                                         hobby, etc.) yourself? Write what you have
                               Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.2,              fumble, pretentious,                                    Nonfiction                      What literary                                                        learned and how you can use this information in
                               Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.3,              obscure, assert                                         Lexile 840      device did the author use……                                                          your life?
                               Phrases Power         LA.4.1.6.4,              FCAT Vocabulary See                                                       LA.4.1.6.7 Base Words                                                              High - What would you do? Judge what would be
                               Points, FCRR          LA.4.1.6.5,              Appendix B                                                              What is the base word…….                                                             the best way…Evaluate whether you would…
                               Fluency Resources,    LA.4.1.6.6,
                               The Six Minute        L.A.4.1.6.10,
                               Solution: practice                LA 4.2.1.9
                               passage #419 "The
                               London Bridge"




                                                                   Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                             Assessment                                           Writing Process / Application                                              benchmarks/Resources                                     Math                        Science
 Related Websites and Resources         Common Assessments Six + 1 Traits:                           Language                   Related Websites                             Benchmarks/Resources                   Big Idea /         Go Math:            Big Idea /
                                        / District Assessments                                     Conventions                                                                                                           Supporting     Chapters / Lessons    Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Idea

                                                                  Focus and Suggestions for
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/ed    Harcourt                       Benchmarks/Writing
                                                                Shared reading and writing that   Verbs              MentorTexts                                     SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.4.1,                Big Idea 3      Show what You Know,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Physical Science
childrenslit.htm#i                      Reading Contract        includes modeling and             Present tense                                                      SS.4.A.6.1, SS.4.A.6.3, SS.4.A.7.1,                                    Lesson 11.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       M.A.4.G.5.1
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/f    Word Study Test         identifying in:                   LH 238-239,                                                        SS.4.A.8.2, SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.E.1.1,
eaturedtitles.php                       Writing using a rubric  • Strong verbs (avoid state of    159-160            http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/            SS.4.E.1.2, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lesson 11.2         Big Idea #11
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesso   Comprehension Tool Kit  being verbs)• Sentence Revision                                                                      Florida's Population, Beginning                                         Lesson 11.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Energy Transfer
n_Plans/Literature_Activities/          Reading Journal Rubric  (non-specific beginnings, weak                                            http://iuswp.com/mentor-   Economics, Florida's Economy,                                                               and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mid-Chapter Checkpoint,
Additional Websites                     Graphic Organizers      verb structure)                                      texts                                           Resources:                                                                                  Transformations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lesson 11.4
See Appendix D and Appendix F           FCAT Test Prep Book     • Specificity in details and                         http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_books_ http://www.altiusdirectory.com/Business/flor
      Novel Study - See Appendix A      Cold Read               descriptions • Comparison and                        for_teaching_six_t.htm                          ida-economy.php;                                                        Lesson 11.5         Unit 7
and F                                                           Contrast • Figurative Language                                                                       http://www.flheritage.com/facts/history/sum
                                        FOCUS (DOE FCAT         (alliteration, simile, etc.)                         http://educationnorthwest.org/traits            mary/;
                                        Explorer)               • Consider FCAT Rubric •                                                                             http://economics.about.com/od/useconomic                                                    SC.4.P.11.1
                                                  FCAT Explorer Elaboration throughout writing                                                                       history/a/post_war.htm                                                                      SC.4.P.11.2
                                                                                                                                                  Additional                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                     Websites See Appendix C                                                                                                                     SC.4.N.1.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.4
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/ed    Harcourt                Shared reading and writing that   Verbs              The Writing Process                             SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.3.3,                Big Idea 3            No School          SC.4.N.1.8
childrenslit.htm#i                      Reading Contract        includes modeling and             Past & future                                                      SS.4.A.6.1, SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.C.2.2,                                                         SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       M.A.4.G.5.1           Lesson 11.6         SC.4.N.3.1
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/f    Word Study Test         identifying in:                   tense LH 162-                                                      SS.4.E.1.2, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4
eaturedtitles.php                       Writing using a rubric  • Strong verbs (avoid state of    163, 240-241       http://writingfix.com/                          Contemporary Florida Cities, Beginning            M.A.4.G.5.2       Ch. 11 Review/Test
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.E.6.5
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesso   Comprehension Tool Kit  being verbs)• Sentence Revision                                                                      Economics, Florida's Economy,
n_Plans/Literature_Activities/          Reading Journal Rubric  (non-specific beginnings, weak                       http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/default Resources:                                                         Show What You Know,      Big Idea #12
Additional Websites                     Graphic Organizers      verb structure)                                      .htm                                                             Resources:                                            Lesson 12.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Motion of Objects
See Appendix D and Appendix F           FCAT Test Prep Book     • Specificity in details and                         http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/tools http://www.altiusdirectory.com/Business/flor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lesson 12.2
      Novel Study - See Appendix A      Cold Read               descriptions • Comparison and                        .htm#5                                          ida-economy.php;
and F                                                           Contrast • Figurative Language                       http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/310 http://www.flheritage.com/facts/history/sum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Unit 8
                                        FOCUS (DOE FCAT         (alliteration, simile, etc.)                                                                         mary/;
                                        Explorer)               • Consider FCAT Rubric •                                                                             http://economics.about.com/od/useconomic                                                    SC.4.P.12.1
                                                  FCAT Explorer Elaboration throughout writing                           Additional Websites See Appendix C          history/a/post_war.htm                                                                      SC.4.P.12.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.1.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.N.2.1




                                                                     Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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             Standard 4: Phonics /      Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                   Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
                Word Analysis

  Date       Linguistics/ Phonics             Fluency             Benchmarks                 Harcourt/            Essential Questions        Harcourt          Comprehension       Comprehension       Nonfiction:                             Questions: Levels of Complexity
                   Patterns                                                                 Enrichment                                       Trophies            Focus Skill          Tool Kit/           Time for Kids
                                                                                            Vocabulary                                                                               Strategies

Feb. 27-     blossom, common,           Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - sulkily,    What makes a story a myth    Blue Willow      LA.4.2.2.1 Text     Strategy 5 Lesson   Time For Kids -            Low - What happened between _______ and ______? What is
Mar.2       funnel, shallow,            with Phrasing,        develop grade             indifferent,           or folk tale?                         pp.     Features            16                  "Exploring                 the first step in ___________?
(FCAT       shimmer, differ, buffalo,   Punctuation and       appropriate               protruded, loathe,                                  570-583                   Based on                       Nonfiction" Level 3            Moderate - Did the language make the group loose interest
Writing)    sudden, follow, wallet,     Intonation. Use       vocabulary                undoubtedly,                                          Realistic      the text……                    Spotlight TE p. 61-65, 84-85,        in something that would have otherwise been an exciting
            huddle, dribble, whittle,   Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   heartily, certainty                                 Fiction Lexile   LA.4.1.7.7          New Thinking        88-89, 90-91, 108-         subject? Were unfamiliar terms and concepts explained? Were
            ripple, settle double       Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   Enrichment - sulk,                                  920              Compare/Contrast                        109, 120-123, 138-         there plenty of visuals to reinforce the subject matter and were
            consonants in the           Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   jeer, consideration,                                                 How are _____ and   Strategies -        139                        they helpful?
            middle of words             Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             probable, fumble,                                                    _____ ALIKE or      Determine                                      High- If this book was intended to teach the reader something,
                                        Points, The Six         LA 4.2.1.9              pretentious,                                                         DIFFERENT           Importance                                     did it succeeded? Was something learned from reading this
                                        Minute Solution,                                obscure, assert                                                                                                                         book, if so what? If not, why did the book failed as a teaching
                                        FCRR Fluency                                    FCAT Vocabulary                                                                                                                         tool?
                                        Resources, FAIR:                                See Appendix B
                                        "Angel Needs
                                        Glasses" 760L



Mar 5 - 9     Fourth Grade Priority     Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - culture,  What kind of information do    In My        LA 4.2.2.1 Identify     Strategy 5 Lesson     Time For Kids -          Low - List, How many diffferent ways...?
                    Word List           with Phrasing,        develop grade             chile, mesquite,     graphics represent? Why        Family       text features           17                    "Exploring                                                     Moderate - In line ___,
                                        Punctuation and       appropriate               barbecue, accordian, does an author use graphics?     pp 592-603                                     Record    Nonfiction" Level 3      “___’’ refers to, or most closely means, etc, closely means,
                                        Intonation. Use       vocabulary                confetti                                                         Based on the            Important Ideas       TE p. 61-65, 84-85,      etcThe speaker’s tone/ attitude can best be described as
                                        Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   Enrichment - Latin                                  Autobiograph diagram you can                               88-89, 90-91, 108-       High- What part of this book inspired you in some way?
                                        Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   Prefixes (post)                                     y Lexile 680 telll….                 Strategies -          109, 120-123, 138-       Explain. (Motivational, Self Help) Will you read other books by
                                        Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   postwar, posttest,                                                    LA.4.1.6.8         Determine             139                      this author? Why or why not? (General Nonfiction) Did this book
                                        Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             postseason,                                                      Ant./Syn. Which         Importance                                     change your life in a positive or negative way? Explain (General
                                        Points, FCRR          LA 4.2.1.9                postscript,                                                      word means the                                                         Nonfiction)
                                        Fluency Resources,                              postdate,postpone,                                               OPPOSITE……
                                        The Six Minute                                  posterior, posterity                                             LA.4.2.1.7 Figurative
                                        Solution: practice                              FCAT Vocabulary                                                  Lang.
                                        passage #420 "The                               See Appendix B                                                      What would be
                                        Hopi"                                                                                                            another way of
                                                                                                                                                         saying…..




                                                                        Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                   Assessment                                              Writing Process / Application                                                        Social Studies                                        Math                          Science
    Related Websites and Resources           Common Assessments / Six + 1 Traits:                                       Language                  Related Websites                          Benchmarks/Resources                      Big Idea /       Go Math:              Big Idea /
                                              District Assessments                                                     Conventions                                                                                                         Supporting      Chapters /           Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Idea           Lessons
                                                                                  Focus and Suggestions for
                                                                            Benchmarks/Writing Applications
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr   Reading Contract           Shared reading and writing that includes          Irregular       MentorTexts                           SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.6.3, SS.4.C.2.3,           Big Idea 3       Lesson 12.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Physical Science
enslit.htm#i                                 Word Study Test            modeling and identifying in:                      Verbs                                                 SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         M.A.4.G.5.2       Lesson 12.4
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featur    Writing using a rubric     • Strong verbs (avoid state of being                                                                    Contemporary Wars Beginning Economics,
edtitles.php                                 Comprehension Tool Kit     verbs)• Sentence Revision (non-specific                           http://picturebookday.wordpress.c Florida's Economy, Resources:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Big Idea #12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Lesson 12.5
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pl    Reading Journal Rubric     beginnings, weak verb structure)                                  om/                                            Resources:                                                                          Motion of Objects
ans/Literature_Activities/                   Graphic Organizers         • Specificity in details and descriptions •                                                             http://www.altiusdirectory.com/Business/florida-                           Lesson 12.6
Additional Websites                          FCAT Test Prep Book        Comparison and Contrast • Figurative                                       http://iuswp.com/mentor- economy.php;                                                                                     Unit 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Lesson 12. 7
See Appendix D and Appendix F                Cold Read                  Language (alliteration, simile, etc.)                             texts                                 http://www.flheritage.com/facts/history/summary/;
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F           Harcourt                   • Consider FCAT Rubric • Elaboration                              http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/pict http://economics.about.com/od/useconomichistor                                               SC.4.P.12.1
                                                                        throughout writing                                                ure_books_for_teaching_six_t.htm y/a/post_war.htm;                                                                                 SC.4.P.12.2
                                                                                                                                                                                http://lemieux.senate.gov/public/?p=FloridaHistor                                            SC.4.N.1.1
                                                                                                                          LH 242-243,                                           y                                                                                            SC.4.N.1.5
                                                                                                                          165-166         http://educationnorthwest.org/traits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.2.1


                                                     County Writing                                                                                                                                                                                                          Life Science
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr   Harcourt                   Shared reading and writing that includes          Adjectives      The Writing Process                SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2, SS.4.A.6.3, SS.4.A.8.1,             M.A.4.G.5.2       Lesson 12.8
enslit.htm#i                                 Reading Contract           modeling and identifying:                         What kind                                          SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.C.2.2, SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         M.A.4.A.4.1      Mid-Chapter
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featur    Word Study Test            • Difference between Expository/ Narrative •      How many                                              Contemporary Florida Men and Women,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Checkpoint, Lesson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Big Idea #16
                                                                        Identifying Persuasive Characteristics
edtitles.php                                 Writing using a rubric
                                                                        • Knowledge of other genre (FCAT specific) •
                                                                                                                          Which one                                          Beginning Economics, Florida's Economy,                                          12.9           Heredity and
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pl    Comprehension Tool Kit                                                       Articles        http://writingfix.com/             Resources:                                                                                      Reproduction
                                                                        Practicing and locating effective “Hooks,”
ans/Literature_Activities/                   Reading Journal Rubric                                                       a , an, the                                        http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/lessons/famous.htm;                              Lesson 12.10
                                                                        “Clinchers,” and Transitional devices • Variety
Additional Websites                          Graphic Organizers         of media for note-taking • Use of general
                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.50states.com/bio/florida.htm;
See Appendix D and Appendix F                FCAT Test Prep Book                                                                          http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/wr http://jaxpubliclibrary.org/coll/florida/famousfloridi                       Lesson 12.11       Unit 9
                                                                        conventions • Process of Revision • Effective
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F           Cold Read                  “clincher” in ENDING • Figurative Language                        iting/default.htm                  ans.html;                                                                  Ch. 12 Review/Test
                                                                        (onomatopoeia, simile, alliteration)•                                                                                                                                                                SC.4.L.16.1
                                             FOCUS (DOE FCAT            Recognition of most misspelled words                              http://www.readinglady.com/mosai                                                                                                   SC.4.L.16.2
                                             Explorer)                  •Understanding of graphic organizers •                            c/tools/tools.htm#5
                                                                        Continue 4th grade skills ALTHOUGH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.L.16.3
                                                       FCAT Explorer
                                                                        FOCUS IS ON REVISION/EDITING, OTHER                               http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=                                                                                                  SC.4.L.16.4
                                                                        TARGET SKILLS ARE ADDRESSED.                                      node/310                                                                                                                           SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                    LH                                                                                                                                       SC.4.N.2.1
                                                                                                                          144-148, 220-
                                                                                                                          221                Additional Websites See
                                                                                                                                          Appendix C




                                                                       Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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            Standard 4: Phonics /      Standard 5: Fluency      Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                   Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
               Word Analysis

  Date      Linguistics/ Phonics             Fluency             Benchmarks                 Harcourt/            Essential Questions         Harcourt     Comprehension Focus         Comprehension       Nonfiction:                           Questions: Levels of Complexity
                  Patterns                                                                 Enrichment                                        Trophies            Skill                   Tool Kit/           Time for Kids
                                                                                           Vocabulary                                                                                   Strategies

Mar.       axis, oxen, extra, index,   Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - beckons, How can a reader analyze         The Gold            Review all           Strategy 5 Lesson    Time For Kids -          Low - Did the book read like a story, a newspaper article, a
 12-15     explore, express,           with Phrasing,        develop grade             abandoned, fares,     the information provided in    Rush            Comprehension Skills     18                   "Exploring Nonfiction"   report, something else? Give examples. (General Nonfiction)
      (4   exclude, expand,            Punctuation and       appropriate               rugged, profitable,   the graphics of a selection?     pp. 614-                                    Target Key      Level 3                  What one new fact did you learn from reading this book?
  days)    explode, exude, exist,      Intonation. Use       vocabulary                multicultural                                        633                                      Information          TE p. 61-65, 84-85,
           exile, relax, exhale,       Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   Enrichment - Latin                                   Expository                                                    88-89, 90-91, 108-                                                    Moderate -Can
           exam Consonant              Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   Prefixes (inter)                                     Nonfiction                               Strategies -         109, 120-123, 138-       you give us an example of . . .? Where in the story . . .? What
           Oddities (x)                Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   interstate, internet,                                Lexile 870                               Determine            139                      would be a good reason for . . .?
                                       Phrases Power         L.A.4.1.6.10,             interplay, intersect,                                                                         Importance                                    High - What were (character)’s choices of how to (respond to
                                       Points, The Six                     LA          intercept, interpol,                                                                                                                        a situation)? What do you think of (character)’s approach to
                                       Minute Solution,      4.2.1.9                   intervene, interject                                                                                                                        (problem, situation)?What better choices could (character)
                                       FCRR Fluency                                                                                                                                                                                have made concerning (problem, situation)?
                                       Resources, FAIR:
                                       "Ludwig van
                                       Beethoven" 790L                                       FCAT
                                                                                       Vocabulary See
                                                                                       Appendix B




                                                                                                                                            Spring Break
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  16-23
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                                                                       Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                   Assessment                                            Writing Process / Application                                                       Social Studies                Math                    Science
    Related Websites and Resources            Common Assessments / Six + 1 Traits:                                               Language                  Related Websites               Benchmarks/Resourc Big Idea /      Go Math:       Big Idea /
                                               District Assessments                                                             Conventions                                                        es             Supporting     Chapters /    Supporting Idea
                                                                           Focus and Suggestions for Benchmarks/Writing                                                                                            Idea         Lessons
                                                                                          Applications


http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildre   Harcourt                Shared reading and writing that includes modeling and               Review   MentorTexts                            SS.4.A.1.1,               M.A.4.G.5.3    Show What You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Know, Lesson 13.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Life Science
nslit.htm#i                                   Reading Contract        identifying:                                                                                                        SS.4.A.1.2,
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/feature    Word Study Test         • Difference between Expository/ Narrative • Identifying                                                            SS.4.A.6.2,                                Lesson 13.2
dtitles.php                                   Writing using a rubric  Persuasive Characteristics                                                                                          SS.4.A.6.3,                                                  Big Idea #16
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pla    Comprehension Tool Kit  • Knowledge of other genre (FCAT specific) • Practicing and                  http://picturebookday.wordpress.c      SS.4.A.9.1,                                Mid-Chapter       Heredity and
ns/Literature_Activities/                     Reading Journal Rubric  locating effective “Hooks,” “Clinchers,” and Transitional devices •          om/                                    SS.4.E.1.1,                             Checkpoint, Lesson   Reproduction
Additional Websites                           Graphic Organizers      Variety of media for note-taking • Use of general conventions •                                                     SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4                         13.3
See Appendix D and Appendix F                 FCAT Test Prep Book     Process of Revision • Effective “clincher” in ENDING • Figurative                      http://iuswp.com/mentor-           Florida's Multi
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F            Cold Read               Language (onomatopoeia, simile, alliteration)• Recognition of                texts                                  Cultural Society,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lesson 13.4       Unit 9
                                                                      most misspelled words •Understanding of graphic organizers •                 http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/pic   Resources:                                  No School
                                              FOCUS (DOE FCAT         Continue 4th grade skills ALTHOUGH FOCUS IS ON                               ture_books_for_teaching_six_t.ht       http://www.floridagover                                      SC.4.L.16.1
                                              Explorer)               REVISION/EDITING, OTHER TARGET SKILLS ARE                                    m                                      nmentonline.com/categ                                        SC.4.L.16.2
                                                        FCAT Explorer ADDRESSED.                                                                                                          ory/20;                                                      SC.4.L.16.3
                                                                                                                                                   http://educationnorthwest.org/trait
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC.4.L.16.4
                                                                                                                                                   s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC.4.N.2.1

                                                                                                                                                   Additional Websites See
                                                                                                                                                   Appendix C




                                                                                                                                Spring Break
                                                                                                                            Fourth Grade Curriculum Toolkit


           Standard 4:        Standard 5: Fluency     Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                         Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
          Phonics / Word
             Analysis
  Date      Linguistics/            Fluency            Benchmarks               Harcourt/             Essential Questions           Harcourt      Comprehension Focus        Comprehension Tool       Nonfiction:                            Questions: Levels of Complexity
          Phonics Patterns                                                     Enrichment                                           Trophies             Skill                  Kit/ Strategies          Time for Kids
                                                                               Vocabulary

Mar. 26- squall, squeal,  Model Good Reading        Multiple strategies   Harcourt - pioneer,     How do text organizers help      I Have         Review all Comprehension   Strategy 5 Lesson 19     Time For Kids -         Low - Retell the events leading up to or following_.
 Mar.30 squeeze,             with Phrasing,         to develop grade      harmony, possibilities, in the understaanding of the     Heard of a                Skills                                   "Exploring                                                 Moderate -How do ___’s and
         squawk, squalor,   Punctuation and         appropriate           fertile, arbor          main idea of the article?        Land                                      Determine With To        Nonfiction" Level 3     __’s attitudes differ at the beginning of each selection? In
         squiggle,          Intonation. Use         vocabulary            Enrichment - Review                                          pp. 640-                              Remember                 TE p. 61-65, 84-85,     paragraph _____, the author writes “_____” to help the reader
         chromate,          Paired Reading,         LA.4.1.6.1,           Previously Taught                                        663                                                                88-89, 90-91, 108-      understand _____ .How does the narrator’s view of _____
         chronic,          Reader's Theater,        LA.4.1.6.2,           Vocabulary                                               Historical                                Strategies - Determine   109, 120-123, 138-      change?In paragraph __, what does it mean when the narrator
         chronology,      Quick Read and Fry        LA.4.1.6.3,                                                                    Fiction Lexile                            Importance               139                     says __?
         chrysalis,         Phrases Power           LA.4.1.6.4,                                                                    Unavailable                                                                                High- Which sentence in the story shows the reader that _____?
         chromosome          Points, FCRR           LA.4.1.6.5,                                                                                                                                                               What can readers conclude about _____ from the selection?
         Blend Oddities   Fluency Resources,        LA.4.1.6.6,                                                                                                                                                               According to the article, how was _____ similar to _____?
         (squ/chr)          The Six Minute          L.A.4.1.6.10,
                           Solution: practice             LA 4.2.1.9
                             passage #421                                     FCAT
                           "Crispus Attucks"                              Vocabulary See
                                                                          Appendix B



Apr. 2-5 pyre, restyle,       Model Good Reading    Multiple strategies   Harcourt - bellowing,   How can a reader use a           Paul Bunyan LA 4.1.7.2 Identify           Strategy 5 Lesson 20     Time For Kids -         Low - What happened after...? How would you define...?
(4 days) cyclops, hyphen,     with Phrasing,        to develop grade      softhearted, ration,    problem-solution structure in    and Babe    Author's Purpose in text                               "Exploring                                               Moderate - The conflict of this
         dynasty, typhoon,    Punctuation and       appropriate           tragedy, fateful,       non-fiction? How can the         the Blue Ox and how an author's           Distinguish Your         Nonfiction" Level 3     story begins when _____. In paragraph _____, why is _____
         oxygen, cyclone,     Intonation. Use       vocabulary            gadgets                 reader identify theproblem                   perspective influences text   Thinking                 TE p. 61-65, 84-85,     important? In paragraph _____, _____symbolizes ____.
         abyss, rhythm,       Paired Reading,       LA.4.1.6.1,           Enrichment - Latin      solution structure in writing?   pp. 670-683 What does the author                                   88-89, 90-91, 108-      High- In paragraphs _____ and _____, the author uses questions
         typical, cylinder,   Reader's Theater,     LA.4.1.6.2,           Prefixes (bene)                                                 Tall mean by this                  Strategies - Determine   109, 120-123, 138-      to _____. Which statement from these selections leads you to
         syllable,            Quick Read and Fry    LA.4.1.6.3,           benefit, beneficial,                                     Tale Lexile statement…...                 Importance               139                     conclude that _____? The author’s choice of words in paragraph
         synonym, system      Phrases Power         LA.4.1.6.4,           benefactor,                                              1150        LA.4.1.7.3 Main Idea                                                           _____ of this story creates a mood of _____
           when vowel y       Points, The Six       LA.4.1.6.5,           beneficence, benign,                                                                       What
         replaces vowel I     Minute Solution,      LA.4.1.6.6,           benevolence,                                                         happens RIGHT
                              FCRR Fluency          L.A.4.1.6.10,         benevolent,                                                          BEFORE……… What is
                              Resources, FAIR:          LA 4.2.1.9        benediction                                                          the MAIN IDEA of the
                              "Jordan's Big                                                                                                    section.......
                              Game" 820L                                                                                                                 LA.4.1.6.7 Base
                                                                           FCAT Vocabulary                                                     Words Which word has
                                                                          See Appendix B                                                       the SAME BASE word
                                                                                                                                               as.....




                                                                      Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                Assessment                                                Writing Process / Application                                                         Social Studies                                      Math                             Science
    Related Websites and Resources                Common         Six + 1 Traits:                                         Language                  Related Websites                         Benchmarks/Resources               Big Idea /             Go Math:                Big Idea /
                                              Assessments /                                                             Conventions                                                                                                 Supporting            Chapters /             Supporting Idea
                                           District Assessments                                      Focus and                                                                                                                       Idea                 Lessons
                                                                        Suggestions for Benchmarks/Writing
                                                                                    Applications
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchild Harcourt               Shared reading and writing that includes modeling Abbreviations: The Writing Process                                   SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2,                    M.A.4.G.5.3              Lesson 13.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Life Science
renslit.htm#i                             Reading Contract       and identifying:                                     days of week                                                      SS.4.A.6.2, SS.4.A.6.3,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ch. 13 Review/Test
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featur Word Study Test        • Difference between Expository/ Narrative •         months                                                            SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.E.1.1,
edtitles.php                              Writing using a rubric Identifying Persuasive Characteristics               addresses                   http://writingfix.com/                SS.4.G.1.2, SS.4.G.1.4                                               Flex Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Big Idea #16
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pl Comprehension Tool Kit • Knowledge of other genre (FCAT specific) •         unit of                                                             Florida Industries, Resources:                                                      Heredity and
ans/Literature_Activities/                Reading Journal Rubric Practicing and locating effective “Hooks,”           measure LH                                                        http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_agric                                 Flex Day         Reproduction
Additional Websites                       Graphic Organizers     “Clinchers,” and Transitional devices • Variety of   270-271, 132- http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing             ultural_industries; http://www.city-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Flex Day
 See Appendix D and Appendix F            FCAT Test Prep Book media for note-taking • Use of general conventions 133                    /default.htm                                    data.com/states/Florida-
 Novel Study - See Appendix A and F       Cold Read              • Process of Revision • Effective “clincher” in                        http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/to            Industry.html;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Unit 9
                                                                 ENDING • Figurative Language (onomatopoeia,                            ols/tools.htm#5                                 http://www.stateofflorida.com/Port
                                            FOCUS (DOE FCAT simile, alliteration)• Recognition of most misspelled                                                                       al/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=95                                                       SC.4.L.16.1
                                          Explorer)              words •Understanding of graphic organizers •                           http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=nod                                                                                                  SC.4.L.16.2
                                                       FCAT      Continue 4th grade skills ALTHOUGH FOCUS IS                            e/310                                                                                                                                 SC.4.L.16.3
                                          Explorer               ON REVISION/EDITING, OTHER TARGET
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SC.4.L.16.4
                                                                 SKILLS ARE ADDRESSED.                                                                                Additional
                                                                                                                                        Websites See Appendix C                                                                                                               SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SC.4.N.2.1
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchild   Harcourt                 Shared reading and writing that includes modeling      Abbreviations:   MentorTexts                          SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2,                         Big Ideas 1 - 3       FCAT Review
renslit.htm#i                               Reading Contract         and practicing:                                        days of week                                          SS.4.A.4.1, SS.4.A.8.3,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Supporting Ideas 4 - 6
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featur   Word Study Test          • Practice methods of comparing/contrasting            months                                                SS.4.A.9.1, SS.4.G.1.2,
edtitles.php                                Writing using a rubric   • Use Rubric for assessing writings                    addresses        http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/ SS.4.G.1.4
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pl   Comprehension Tool Kit   • Locate supporting details/main topic                 unit of                                                                 Spaceport of
ans/Literature_Activities/                  Reading Journal Rubric   • Elaborate on details (adjectives and strong verbs)   measure LH                                            Planet Earth
Additional Websites                         Graphic Organizers       • Recognizes and uses different types of VOICE         270-271, 132-    http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts
See Appendix D and Appendix F               FCAT Test Prep Book      • Uses Specificity in descriptors                      133
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F          Cold Read                • Use dialogue with tags                                                http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture
                                                                     • Identifies different type writing purposes                            _books_for_teaching_six_t.htm
                                              FOCUS (DOE FCAT
                                            Explorer)
                                                      FCAT                                                                                   http://educationnorthwest.org/traits
                                            Explorer


                                                                                                                                                  Additional Websites See
                                                                                                                                             Appendix C




                                                                      Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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              Standard 4:           Standard 5: Fluency            Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                     Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
             Phonics / Word
                Analysis

  Date        Linguistics/                Fluency                 Benchmarks             Harcourt/ Enrichment         Essential Questions         Harcourt         Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool              Nonfiction:                  Questions: Levels of Complexity
            Phonics Patterns                                                                  Vocabulary                                          Trophies                                      Kit/ Strategies                 Time for Kids


Apr.9-13 Days of the Week, Model Good Reading with            Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - boogiest,       How can a reader identify a   Fly Traps:       LA.4.1.7.5 Text Structure       Strategy 5 Lesson 21   Time For Kids - "Exploring     Low -What is this part mostly about?
         Months of the Year, Phrasing, Punctuation and        develop grade             dissolve, chemicals,       factual statement?            Plants that      LA.4.1.7.7 Compare/Contrast                            Nonfiction" Level 3                                         Moderate -
         Holidays, (Sanford,   Intonation. Use Paired         appropriate               carniverous, accidentally,                               Bite Back        LA.4.1.6.3 Context Clues                Construct Main TE p. 61-65, 84-85, 88-89,     Paragraph _____ is important to the
         School Name,            Reading, Reader's            vocabulary                fertilizer, victim                                           pp. 692-     LA.4.1.6.8 Syn./Ant.            Ideas From Supporting 90-91, 108-109, 120-123,        story because _____. Paragraphs
         Florida)             Theater, Quick Read and         LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   Enrichment - Latin                                       707                                              Details                138-139                        _____ are important because they show
                             Fry Phrases Power Points,        LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   Suffixes (ary) statuary,                                                                                                                                        that _____. In paragraph _____, why
                             FCRR Fluency Resources,          LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   topiary, obituary,                                       Informational                                    Strategies - Determine                                did _____?
                             The Six Minute Solution:         L.A.4.1.6.10              itinerary, mortuary,                                     Narrative                                        Importance                                            High- Based on the information in
                              practice passage #422                                     sanctuary, infirmary,                                    Lexile 780                                                                                             paragraphs ___, the reader can
                                   "The Azores"                                         aviary                                                                                                                                                          conclude that __. How does the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        description in (piece 1) differ from that in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (piece 2)? __ could not have been
                                                                                                    FCAT                                                                                                                                                written (before, after, during) ___
                                                                                        Vocabulary See                                                                                                                                                  because ____
                                                                                        Appendix B


 Apr. 16- probably, pleasant,     Model Good Reading with     Multiple strategies to    Harcourt - transformed,    What signal words help the    The Down         LA.4.2.1.2 Elements of Story    Strategy 6 Lesson 22     Time For Kids - "Exploring    Low -What is _____ doing when
20 (FCAT) niece, noticeable,      Phrasing, Punctuation and   develop grade             investigate,               reader identify opinions?     and Up Fall      Structure What is the                                    Nonfiction" Level 3          _____?
          occasion,               Intonation. Use Paired      appropriate               enthusiastically, decor,   What impact does an                     pp.    lesson…… Based on the                       Read         TE p. 72-76, 94-95, 98-99,    Moderate - Give some instance which
          opportunity, quite,     Reading, Reader's           vocabulary                apparently, corridor       author's opinion have on a    716-729          story……. LA.4.1.7.4             Think and React          110-111                      ____? How is ___ related to ____? How
          straight, rhythm,       Theater, Quick Read and     LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   Enrichment - Latin         selection?                    Realistic        Cause/Effect                                                                          is ___ an example of ___? How does
          relieve, separate,      Fry Phrases Power Points,   LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   Suffixes (age) heritage,                                 Fiction Lexile                  What             Strategies - Summarize                                the author let you know that _____?
          height, humorous,       The Six Minute Solution,    LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   rummage, coinage,                                        720              causes…….                       and Synthesize                                         High - Explain what you think is the
          illustrate, imaginary   FCRR Fluency Resources,     L.A.4.1.6.10,             scrimmage, pilgrimage,                                                         LA.4.1.6.9 Multiple                                                              probable purpose of the diagram or text
           Word Rascals           FAIR: "My Summer Job"                     LA          triage, mirage, sabotage                                                  Meanings in Context Which                                                             feature in this article. How does...apply
                                  850L                        4.2.1.9                                                                                             definiton matches the word in                                                         to everyday life? How do you
                                                                                                                                                                  the story…...                                                                         think...would see the issue of...?

                                                                                           FCAT Vocabulary
                                                                                        See Appendix B




                                                                        Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                    Assessment                                                          Writing Process / Application                                             Social Studies               Math                       Science
     Related Websites and Resources           Common Assessments /          Six + 1 Traits:                                         Language                     Related Websites                Benchmarks/Res Big Idea /      Go Math:           Big Idea /
                                               District Assessments                                                                Conventions                                                       ources          Supporting Chapters / Lessons    Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                   Focus and                                                                                          Idea
                                                                                 Suggestions for Benchmarks/Writing
                                                                                                 Applications
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildre   Harcourt                      Shared reading and writing that includes             Possessive       The Writing Process                            SS.4.A.1.1,            Big Ideas 1 - 3       FCAT Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Life Science
nslit.htm#i                                   Reading Contract              modeling and practicing:                             pronouns                                                        SS.4.A.1.2,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Supporting Ideas 4 - 6
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featured   Word Study Test               • Practice methods of comparing/contrasting          Use of before,                                                  SS.4.A.6.1,
titles.php                                    Writing using a rubric        • Use Rubric for assessing writings                  nouns            http://writingfix.com/                         SS.4.A.6.3,                                                 Big Idea #16
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plan   Comprehension Tool Kit        • Locate supporting details/main topic               that stand alone                                                SS.4.A.8.4,                                                 Heredity and
s/Literature_Activities/                      Reading Journal Rubric        • Elaborate on details (adjectives and strong                                                                        SS.4.E.1.1,                                                 Reproduction
Additional Websites                           Graphic Organizers            verbs)                                                                http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/defa   SS.4.G.1.2,
See Appendix D and Appendix F                 FCAT Test Prep Book           • Recognizes and uses different types of VOICE                        ult.htm                                        SS.4.G.1.4
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F            Cold Read                     • Uses Specificity in descriptors                                     http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/to     Florida's Tourist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Unit 9
                                                                            • Use dialogue with tags                                              ols.htm#5                                      Industry
                                              FOCUS (DOE FCAT               • Identifies different type writing purposes                          http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/310                                                                  SC.4.L.16.1
                                              Explorer)                                                                                                                                                                                                      SC.4.L.16.2
                                                      FCAT Explorer                                                                                                                                                                                          SC.4.L.16.3
                                                                                                                               LH 141-142,              Additional Websites See
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.L.16.4
                                                                                                                               218-219           Appendix C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.N.2.1
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildre   Reading Contract              Shared reading and writing that includes           Contractions LH MentorTexts                                       SS.4.A.1.1,                 FCAT                     FCAT
nslit.htm#i                                   Word Study Test               modeling and practicing:                           168-169                                                           SS.4.A.1.2,
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featured   Writing using a rubric        • Practice methods of comparing/contrasting                                                                          SS.4.G.1.1,
titles.php                                    Comprehension Tool Kit        • Use Rubric for assessing writings                                  http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/            SS.4.G.1.2,
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plan   Reading Journal Rubric        • Locate supporting details/main topic                                                                               SS.4.G.1.3,
s/Literature_Activities/                      Graphic Organizers            • Elaborate on details (adjectives and strong                                                                        SS.4.G.1.4
Additional Websites                           FCAT Test Prep Book           verbs)                                                               http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts                   Florida Review
See Appendix D and Appendix F                 Cold Read                     • Recognizes and uses different types of VOICE
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F            Harcourt                      • Uses Specificity in descriptors                                    http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_book
                                                                            • Use dialogue with tags                                             s_for_teaching_six_t.htm
                                                                            • Identifies different type writing purposes
                                                                                                                                                 http://educationnorthwest.org/traits


                                                                                                                                                                                 Additional
                                              FAIR                                                                                               Websites See Appendix C
                                                      FOCUS (DOE FCAT
                                              Explorer)
                                              FCAT Explorer




                                                                       Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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            Standard 4: Phonics          Standard 5: Fluency       Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                       Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
              / Word Analysis


   Date     Linguistics/ Phonics               Fluency              Benchmarks           Harcourt/               Essential Questions         Harcourt      Comprehension Focus Skill          Comprehension Nonfiction:                              Questions: Levels of Complexity
                  Patterns                                                              Enrichment                                           Trophies                                        Tool Kit/ Strategies Time for Kids
                                                                                        Vocabulary

Apr. 23- prewar, postwar,             Model Good Reading with      Multiple         Enrichment - Latin        What is the best strategy for Novel Study   LA.4.2.2.1 Text Features           Strategy 6 Lesson   Time For Kids -          Low -Categorize ___ according to ___.Classify ___
27 (FCAT) preheat, prejudge,          Phrasing, Punctuation and    strategies to    Suffixes (ous)            reading complex directions?                 Both the tex and the map           23                  "Exploring Nonfiction"   according to ___.How is ___ alike or different from
          midtown, postgame,          Intonation. Use Paired       develop grade    vigorous,                 Can an author have more                     suggest…..                                             Level 3                  Moderate -How would you use this information? What do
          midday, midmorning,         Reading, Reader's Theater,   appropriate      courageous,               than one purpose for writing                LA.4.1.7.6 Identify                   Think Beyond     TE p. 72-76, 94-95,      you need to solve this problem? What are possible
          midsize, postmortem,        Quick Read and Fry           vocabulary       perilous, miraculous,     an article? How does this                   Themes/Topics across a             The Text            98-99, 110-111           solutions to ____? What do we already know about...?
          posthumous,                 Phrases Power Points,        LA.4.1.6.1,      timorous,                 effect the passage?                         variety of text What is the                                                      High -In paragraph ____, why did the author use the
          postscript, posttest,       FCRR Fluency Resources,      LA.4.1.6.2,      treacherous,                                                          theme……... LA.4.2.1.7              Strategies -                                 phrase “_____”? Explain your thinking Why does the
          forerunner, foresee         The Six Minute Solution:     LA.4.1.6.3,      horrendous,                                                           Figurative Lang.                   Summarize and                                author use the expression _______ in _______? Why
          Before, During, and         practice passage #423        LA.4.1.6.4,      incredulous                                                                What literary device did      Synthesize                                   does the author include paragraph ____ which begins with
          After Prefix                "Olympic Sports"             LA.4.1.6.5,                                                                            the author use........                                                          “_____”?
                                                                   LA.4.1.6.6,                                                                                           LA.4.6.1.1
                                                                   L.A.4.1.6.10,                FCAT                                                      Reading Info. Text Which
                                                                                    Vocabulary See                                                        subheading.... According to the
                                                                   LA 4.2.1.9       Appendix B                                                            chart.....




April 30-   displease, disappear,     Model Good Reading with      Multiple         Enrichment - Latin        How can a reader evaluate     Novel Study LA 4.1.7.2 Identify Author's         Strategy 6 Lesson   Time For Kids -          Low - Which ___ best defines ___? Which ___ is
May 4       dismount, disloyal,       Phrasing, Punctuation and    strategies to    Roots (ject)              facts and opionions? How                  Purpose in text and how an           24                  "Exploring Nonfiction"   characteristic of ___? Which ___ is an example of ___?
            unaware, invisible,       Intonation. Use Paired       develop grade    rejection, dejected,      does the author's choice of               author's perspective influences                          Level 3                                                            Moderate - Which
            invalid, impossible,      Reading, Reader's Theater,   appropriate      projectiles, injection,   words show the bias in the                text What does the author            Read To Get The     TE p. 72-76, 94-95,      sentence from the article best supports the author’s bias
            antisocial, disconnect,   Quick Read and Fry           vocabulary       objection,                passage?                                  mean by……                            Gist                98-99, 110-111           towards _______? Based on the evidence throughout the
            unlimited, unknkown,      Phrases Power Points, The    LA.4.1.6.1,      interjection,                                                       LA.4.1.7.3 Main Idea                                                              article, what does the author believe to
            unwise, imperfect,        Six Minute Solution, FCRR    LA.4.1.6.2,      adjective, conjecture                                                  What happens AFTER…..             Strategies -                                 be the cause of______.
            untidy Not Prefix         Fluency Resources, FAIR:     LA.4.1.6.3,                                                                          LA.4.1.6.7 Base Words Which          Summarize and                                High - Why does a character take a particular action
            Family                    "The Food Pyramid" 870L      LA.4.1.6.4,                                                                          word has the same base word          Synthesize                                   ____?Which statement from the passage reveals the
                                                                   LA.4.1.6.5,                                                                          as…….                                                                             author’s initial bias toward_________? I think it is
                                                                   LA.4.1.6.6,              FCAT                                                                                                                                          important to know about...........because...
                                                                   L.A.4.1.6.10,    Vocabulary See
                                                                           LA       Appendix B
                                                                   4.2.1.9




                                                                         Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                      Assessment                                                          Writing Process / Application                                            Social Studies               Math                                      Science
    Related Websites and Resources              Common Assessments /           Six + 1 Traits:                                         Language                    Related Websites               Benchmarks/Res Big Idea /      Go Math:                          Big Idea /
                                                 District Assessments                                                                 Conventions                                                     ources          Supporting Chapters / Lessons                   Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                       Focus and                                                                                       Idea
                                                                                    Suggestions for Benchmarks/Writing
                                                                                                    Applications
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr   Reading Contract                  Shared reading and writing that includes                 Review        The Writing Process                         SS.4.A.1.1,         Benchmarks        Getting Ready for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fifth Grade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Life Science
enslit.htm#i                                 Word Study Test                   modeling and practicing:                                                                                           SS.4.A.1.2,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MA. 4.A.6.1
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featur    Writing using a rubric            • Practice methods of comparing/contrasting                                                                        SS.4.G.1.1,                           Lesson 1, Lesson 2
edtitles.php                                 Comprehension Tool Kit            • Use Rubric for assessing writings                                       http://writingfix.com/                   SS.4.G.1.2,          MA.5.A.2.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Big Idea #17
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pl    Reading Journal Rubric            • Locate supporting details/main topic                                                                             SS.4.G.1.3,                                Lesson 3            Interdependence
ans/Literature_Activities/                   Graphic Organizers                • Elaborate on details (adjectives and strong                                                                      SS.4.G.1.4           MA.4.A.1.1
Additional Websites                          FCAT Test Prep Book               verbs)                                                                 http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/d   Florida Review                             Lesson 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MA. 5.A.1.2                               Unit 10
See Appendix D and Appendix F                Cold Read                         • Recognizes and uses different types of VOICE                         efault.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Big Idea Review
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F           Harcourt                          • Uses Specificity in descriptors                                      http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools                          MA.4.A.6.2            Project 1
                                                                               • Use dialogue with tags                                               /tools.htm#5                                                                                             SC.4.L.17.1
                                                                               • Identifies different type writing purposes                           http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/3                          MA.5.A.1.3    Big Idea Review Project 1 SC.4.L.17.2
                                                                                                                                                      10                                                                                       (cont.)         SC.4.L.17.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Big Idea 1                              SC.4.L.17.4
                                                                                                                                                                        Additional Websites                                                                    SC.4.N.1.2
                                           FAIR                                                                                                      See Appendix C                                                                                            SC.4.N.2.1
                                             FOCUS (DOE FCAT Explorer)
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr Reading Contract                    Shared reading and writing that includes                Review        MentorTexts                                  SS.4.A.1.1,         Benchmarks        Getting Ready for
enslit.htm#i                               Word Study Test                     modeling and identifying:                                                                                          SS.4.A.1.2,         MA. 4.A.6.2          Fifth Grade
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featur Writing using a rubric               • Continue sharing examples of quality literature                                                                  SS.4.G.1.1,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MA.5.A.2.4       Lesson 5, Lesson 6
edtitles.php                               Comprehension Tool Kit              and allowing students to share their published                        http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/         SS.4.G.1.2,
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pl Reading Journal Rubric               pieces as they complete the Writing Process                                                                        SS.4.G.1.3,          MA.4.A.6.4            Lesson 7
ans/Literature_Activities/                 Graphic Organizers                  with each piece                                                                                                    SS.4.G.1.4
Additional Websites                        FCAT Test Prep Book                 • Follow standards/benchmarks for completion of                       http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts                Florida Review       MA.4.A.6.3     Checkpoint P349 - 350,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lesson 8
See Appendix D and Appendix F              Cold Read                           this level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MA.5.A.2.1
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F         Harcourt                                                                                                  http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_b                                          Big Idea Review
                                                                                                                                                     ooks_for_teaching_six_t.htm                                       MA.4.A.4.2            Project 2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MA.5.A.6.2    Big Idea Review Project 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (cont.)
                                                                                                                                                     http://educationnorthwest.org/traits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Big Idea 2

                                             FAIR
                                               FOCUS (DOE FCAT Explorer)
                                                       FCAT Explorer                                                                                 Additional Websites See Appendix C




                                                                      Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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            Standard 4: Phonics /       Standard 5: Fluency         Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
               Word Analysis

  Date       Linguistics/ Phonics             Fluency                Benchmarks                 Harcourt/           Essential Questions         Harcourt       Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool                Nonfiction:               Questions: Levels of Complexity
                   Patterns                                                                    Enrichment                                       Trophies                                    Kit/ Strategies                   Time for Kids
                                                                                               Vocabulary

May 7-11 uniform, bicolor, bicycle,   Model Good Reading with    Multiple strategies to    Enrichment - Latin    What is an author's style?   Novel Study LA.4.1.7.5 Text Structure      Strategy 6 Lesson 25           Time For Kids - "Exploring Teacher selects questions from
         decagon, bimonthly,          Phrasing, Punctuation      develop grade             Roots (tract)         What doe we look for in                        The author organized the                                Nonfiction" Level 3        previous weeks
         semifinal, unilateral,       and Intonation. Use        appropriate               traction, detract,    idnetifying that style?                  section……..                    ReRead and ReThink             TE p. 72-76, 94-95, 98-99,
         triangle,quadrilateral,      Paired Reading, Reader's   vocabulary                extract, contract,                                                                                                           110-111
         pentagon, octagon,           Theater, Quick Read and    LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,   distract, abstract,                                               LA.4.1.7.7 Compare/Contrast Strategies - Summarize
         kilogram, gigabyte,          Fry Phrases Power          LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,   contraction,                                                      How is _____ SIMILAR to        and Synthesize
         centimeter, semicircle,      Points, FCRR Fluency       LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,   protractor FCAT                                                   ________.......
         monofilament Number          Resources, The Six         L.A.4.1.6.10,             Vocabulary See                                                                    LA.4.1.6.3
         Prefix Family                Minute Solution:                         LA          Appendix B                                                        Context Clues What does the
                                      practice passage #424      4.2.1.9                                                                                     word ______ mean…...
                                      "Native North                                                                                                          LA.4.1.6.8 Syn./Ant. Which two
                                      Americans"                                                                                                             words have nearly the SAME
                                                                                                                                                             meaning......



May 14-18 Review Previously           Model Good Reading with    Multiple strategies to Review Previously        What strategies help a       Novel Study LA.4.2.1.2 Elements of Story        Strategy 6 Lesson 26   Time For Kids - "Exploring Teacher selects questions from
          Taught Linguistic           Phrasing, Punctuation      develop grade           Taught Vocabulary       reader make conclusions                  Structure                                                  Nonfiction" Level 3        previous weeks
          Patterns                    and Intonation. Use        appropriate                                     and prediction? What are                               What was the          Read Write and Reflect TE p. 72-76, 94-95, 98-99,
                                      Paired Reading, Reader's   vocabulary                                      examples of primary                      result of…… Why did the                                    110-111
                                      Theater, Quick Read and    LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,                         sources?What kind of                     character think…...                 Strategies - Summarize
                                      Fry Phrases Power          LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,                         information does a primary                                   LA.4.1.7.4      and Synthesize
                                      Points, The Six Minute     LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,                         source offer?                            Cause/Effect
                                      Solution, FCRR Fluency     L.A.4.1.6.10,                                                                                                 According
                                      Resources, FAIR: "The               LA 4.2.1.9                                                                      to the story what causes……
                                      Corn Snake" 930L                                     FCAT
                                                                                         Vocabulary See                                                                       LA.4.1.6.9
                                                                                         Appendix B                                                          Multiple Meanings in Context
                                                                                                                                                                          Why does the
                                                                                                                                                             author use the word…….




                                                                       Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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                                                     Assessment                                                     Writing Process / Application                                               Social Studies                        Math                               Science
    Related Websites and Resources           Common Assessments / District Six + 1 Traits:                                 Language                      Related Websites                   Benchmarks/Resources       Big Idea /       Go Math:                  Big Idea /
                                                    Assessments                                                           Conventions                                                                                       Supporting       Chapters /              Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Idea           Lessons
                                                                                                       Focus and
                                                                                             Suggestions for
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr   Reading Contract                    Shared reading and writing that              Review       The Writing Process                             SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2,            Benchmarks     Getting Ready for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fifth Grade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Life Science
enslit.htm#i                                 Word Study Test                     includes modeling and identifying:                                                                        SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MA.1.A.1.3
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/feature   Writing using a rubric              • Continue sharing examples of quality                                                                    SS.4.G.1.3, SS.4.G.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lesson 9
dtitles.php                                  Comprehension Tool Kit              literature and allowing students to                       http://writingfix.com/                          Florida Review                     MA.5.A.2.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Big Idea #17
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pla   Reading Journal Rubric              share their published pieces as they                                                                                                                           Lesson 10         Interdependence
ns/Literature_Activities/                    Graphic Organizers                  complete the Writing Process with                                                                                                            MA.4.A.4.2
Additional Websites                          FCAT Test Prep Book                 each piece                                                http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/defa                                                         Lesson 11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MA.5.A.4.1                          Unit 10
See Appendix D and Appendix F                Cold Read                           • Follow standards/benchmarks for                         ult.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Checkpoint P359-360,
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F           Harcourt                            completion of this level                                  http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/to                                         MA.2.A.1.3        Lesson 12
                                                                                                                                           ols.htm#5                                                                                                              SC.4.L.17.1
                                                                                                                                           http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/310                                          MA.5.A.6.4        Lesson 13         SC.4.L.17.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SC.4.L.17.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MA.3.A.6.2                          SC.4.L.17.4
                                                                  County                                                                          Additional Websites See                                                                                         SC.4.N.1.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MA.5.A.6.3
                                           Writing Prompt #3                                                                               Appendix C                                                                                                             SC.4.N.2.1
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildr Reading Contract                      Shared reading and writing that              Review       MentorTexts                                     SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2,            Benchmarks     Getting Ready for
enslit.htm#i                               Word Study Test                       includes modeling and identifying:                                                                        SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2,                              Fifth Grade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MA.4.A.4.2
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/feature Writing using a rubric                • Continue sharing examples of quality                                                                    SS.4.G.1.3, SS.4.G.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MA.5.G.5.1        Lesson 14
dtitles.php                                Comprehension Tool Kit                literature and allowing students to                       http://picturebookday.wordpress.com/            Florida Review                     MA.3.S.7.1
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Pla Reading Journal Rubric                share their published pieces as they                                                                                                         MA.5.S.7.2        Lesson 15
ns/Literature_Activities/                  Graphic Organizers                    complete the Writing Process with                                                                                                            MA.3.G.3.1
Additional Websites                        FCAT Test Prep Book                   each piece                                                http://iuswp.com/mentor-texts                                                      MA.5.G.3.1   Checkpoint P369-370,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MA.4.G.5.1        Lesson 16
See Appendix D and Appendix F              Cold Read                             • Follow standards/benchmarks for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MA.5.G.5.3
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F         Harcourt                              completion of this level                                  http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/baarg/picture_book                                                        Lesson 17
                                                                                                                                           s_for_teaching_six_t.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lesson 18
                                                                                                                                           http://educationnorthwest.org/traits

                                                                 Storytown
                                             End of Year Assessment                                                                                                        Additional
                                                       FOCUS (DOE FCAT                                                                     Websites See Appendix C
                                             Explorer) FCAT Explorer




                                                                      Oral reading of picture books should include discussions of mood, theme, text features, and organizational patterns LA 4.2.1.3, LA 4.2.1.4,LA 4.1.7.1
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           Standard 4: Phonics /     Standard 5: Fluency        Standard 6: Vocabulary Development                                                                                 Standard 7: Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
              Word Analysis

   Date     Linguistics/ Phonics           Fluency                Benchmarks              Harcourt/            Essential Questions          Harcourt       Comprehension Focus Skill Comprehension Tool                Nonfiction:            Questions: Levels of Complexity
                  Patterns                                                               Enrichment                                         Trophies                                    Kit/ Strategies                   Time for Kids
                                                                                         Vocabulary

May 21-    Review Previously       Model Good Reading with    Multiple strategies to Review Previously     What are effective strategies Novel Study LA.4.2.2.1 Text Features               Strategy 6 Lesson 26   Time For Kids - "Exploring Teacher selects questions from
25(4.5     Taught Linguistic       Phrasing, Punctuation      develop grade           Taught Vocabulary    for reading plays? What are                                       Based                                 Nonfiction" Level 3        previous weeks
days)      Patterns                and Intonation. Use        appropriate                                  effective reading strategies              on the diagram……..                     Read Write and Reflect TE p. 72-76, 94-95, 98-99,
                                   Paired Reading, Reader's   vocabulary                                   for reading poetry?                                           LA.4.1.7.6                                110-111
                                   Theater, Quick Read and    LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,                                                                Identify Themes/Topics across          Strategies - Summarize
                                   Fry Phrases Power          LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,                                                                a variety of text                      and Synthesize
                                   Points, FCRR Fluency       LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,                                                                                       What is
                                   Resources, The Six         L.A.4.1.6.10,                                                                          the theme of this
                                   Minute Solution:             LA 4.2.1.9                                                                           passage..........
                                   practice passage #425                                 FCAT                                                                              LA.4.2.1.7
                                   "Sitting Bull and Crazy                            Vocabulary See                                                 Figurative Lang.
                                   Horse"                                             Appendix B                                                                       What mood
                                                                                                                                                     does the author create........

                                                                                                                                                           LA.4.6.1.1 Reading Info.
                                                                                                                                                      Text
May 29-    Review Previously       Model Good Reading with    Multiple strategies to Review Previously     What are key words that        Novel Study LA.4.2.2.1 Text Features              Strategy 6 Lesson 26   Time For Kids - "Exploring Teacher selects questions from
30 (half   Taught Linguistic       Phrasing, Punctuation      develop grade           Taught Vocabulary    signal cause/effect? What                                      Based on the                             Nonfiction" Level 3        previous weeks
days)      Patterns                and Intonation. Use        appropriate                                  kind of information does a                 diagram……..                           Read Write and Reflect TE p. 72-76, 94-95, 98-99,
                                   Paired Reading, Reader's   vocabulary                                   secondary source offer?                                 LA.4.1.7.6 Identify                             110-111
                                   Theater, Quick Read and    LA.4.1.6.1, LA.4.1.6.2,                                                                 Themes/Topics across a                Strategies - Summarize
                                   Fry Phrases Power          LA.4.1.6.3, LA.4.1.6.4,                                                                 variety of text                       and Synthesize
                                   Points, The Six Minute     LA.4.1.6.5, LA.4.1.6.6,                                                                                       What is the
                                   Solution, FCRR Fluency     L.A.4.1.6.10,                                                                           theme of this passage..........
                                   Resources, FAIR:             LA 4.2.1.9
                                   "Penguins" 950L                                       FCAT                                                            LA.4.2.1.7 Figurative Lang.
                                                                                      Vocabulary See
                                                                                      Appendix B                                                                What mood does the
                                                                                                                                                         author create........

                                                                                                                                                         LA.4.6.1.1 Reading Info. Text

                                                                                                                                                                What information will you
                                                                                                                                                         find in the section titled......




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                                                    Assessment                                                   Writing Process / Application                                               Social Studies                            Math                                  Science
     Related Websites and Resources           Common Assessments /          Six + 1 Traits:                               Language                     Related Websites                  Benchmarks/Resources        Big Idea /         Go Math:                      Big Idea /
                                               District Assessments                                                      Conventions                                                                                      Supporting     Chapters / Lessons              Supporting Idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Idea
                                                                                       Focus and Suggestions for
                                                                                 Benchmarks/Writing Applications
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildre   Harcourt                      Shared reading and writing that includes         Review       The Writing Process                           SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2,          Benchmarks      Getting Ready for Fifth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Grade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Life Science
nslit.htm#i                                   Reading Contract              modeling and identifying:                                                                                   SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MA.4.G.3.1
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featured   Word Study Test               • Continue sharing examples of quality                                                                      SS.4.G.1.3, SS.4.G.1.4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MA.5.G.5.4           Lesson 19
titles.php                                    Writing using a rubric        literature and allowing students to share                     http://writingfix.com/                        Florida Review                    MA.4.G.5.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Big Idea #17
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plan   Comprehension Tool Kit        their published pieces as they complete                                                                                                       MA.5.G.3.2           Lesson 20            Interdependence
s/Literature_Activities/                      Reading Journal Rubric        the Writing Process with each piece
Additional Websites                           Graphic Organizers            • Follow standards/benchmarks for                             http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/def                                     Big Idea 3      Checkpoint P381-382
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Unit 10
See Appendix D and Appendix F                 FCAT Test Prep Book           completion of this level                                      ault.htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Big Idea Review Project 3
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F            Cold Read                                                                                   http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/to
                                                                                                                                          ols.htm#5                                                                                                                 SC.4.L.17.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Big Idea Review Project 3
                                              FOCUS (DOE FCAT                                                                             http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/310                                                               (cont.)           SC.4.L.17.2
                                              Explorer)                                                                                                                                                                                                             SC.4.L.17.3
                                                      FCAT Explorer                                                                                                                                                                                                 SC.4.L.17.4
                                                                                                                                                    Additional Websites See                                                                                         SC.4.N.1.2
                                                                                                                                          Appendix C                                                                                                                SC.4.N.2.1
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildre   Harcourt                      Shared reading and writing that includes         Review       The Writing Process                           SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.1.2,
nslit.htm#i                                   Reading Contract              modeling and identifying:                                                                                   SS.4.G.1.1, SS.4.G.1.2,
http://www.booksintheclassroom.com/featured   Word Study Test               • Continue sharing examples of quality                                                                      SS.4.G.1.3, SS.4.G.1.4
titles.php                                    Writing using a rubric        literature and allowing students to share                     http://writingfix.com/                        Florida Review
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plan   Comprehension Tool Kit        their published pieces as they complete
s/Literature_Activities/                      Reading Journal Rubric        the Writing Process with each piece
Additional Websites                           Graphic Organizers            • Follow standards/benchmarks for                             http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/writing/def
See Appendix D and Appendix F                 FCAT Test Prep Book           completion of this level                                      ault.htm
Novel Study - See Appendix A and F            Cold Read                                                                                   http://www.readinglady.com/mosaic/tools/to
                                                                                                                                          ols.htm#5
                                              FOCUS (DOE FCAT                                                                             http://www.literacyleader.com/?q=node/310
                                              Explorer)
                                                      FCAT Explorer
                                                                                                                                                   Additional Websites See
                                                                                                                                          Appendix C




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