Fourth Grade Gifted & Talented Unit - Junior Great Books: Series 4, Book 1
by Horry County School District
This course material is only available in the iTunes U app on iPhone or iPad.
Goal #1: To develop analytical and interpretive skills in literature.
Goal #2: To develop persuasive writing skills
Goal #3: To develop linguistic competency
Goal #4: To develop listening /oral communication skills
Goal #5: To develop reasoning skills in the language arts
Common Core Standards:
RL.4.1 - Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RL.4.2 - Determine the theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
RL.4.3 - Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions)
RL.4.6 - Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first-and third-person narrations.
RL.4.7 - Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
RL.4.9 - Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g. opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
RI.4.1 - Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from text.
RI.4.2 - Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
RI.4.3 - Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
RI.4.5 - Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
RI.4.7 - Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g, in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
W.4.1 - Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reason and information.
W.4.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W.4.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W.4.6 - With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.
SL.4.1 - Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
SL.4.2 - Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
SL.4.3 - Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.
SL.4.5 - Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
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