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.

 
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Ruby Bridges: Uncovered in a poem

4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Understanding poetry and finding specific text evidence to support answers to questions is a necessary step to becoming a good reader.

 
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Detective Academy: Mystery Solvers

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Mystery Mayhem
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Mystery Mayhem
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will become detectives and learn how to use clues to solve mysteries.

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Greek Mythology - Myth Masters

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Greek Mythology Madness!
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Greek Mythology Madness!
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will get to work with a partner as they read the next section in our "Greek Myths" books by Heather Amery. They also be comparing and contrasting the written version of Pandora's Box with a video clip version.

 
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Arresting Philippe Petit- Right or Wrong???

4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Learning how to express an opinion with details and facts is an essential life skill.

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Design a Cause and Effect Poster for Because of Winn-Dixie

4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use events in the story Because of Winn-Dixie to design a cause and effect poster.

 
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September 11 Summative Assessment

4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
4th grade ELA » Unit: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The ability to transfer over a skill to a new situation is an important one for all students.

 
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UH OH Something is Not Right: Monitoring My Reading Strategy

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Strategies: Beginning of the Year
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Strategies: Beginning of the Year
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

UH OH something is wrong! Monitoring is a strategy that students do when they realize something is not right. Many get in the habit of skipping it, but they need to realize it's important to stop and fix it by using a reading strategy.

 
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Getting Ready to Read: Opening to Number the Stars

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Our new literature study is a book by Lois Lowry. This is the introduction to our literature unit and students will explore the cover and research the author before reading.

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Ruby Bridges In Another Form: Viewing the Movie

4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Evaluating the content in media is an important life skill.

Standards:
 
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We Are All Connected! Earth Day Lesson

4th Grade Science » Unit: Animals: Structures and Processess
4th Grade Science » Unit: Animals: Structures and Processess
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry serves as the foundation for a lesson about the fragile ecosystem of the rainforest as students are introduced to environmental science.

 
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Ruby Bridges in Textile

4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Evaluating diverse media representations of a text is an important life skill.

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Number the Stars: Imagery

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Chapter seven of Number the Stars uses some incredible imagery to bring the reader into the setting. This lesson focuses on the imagery and how it is used.

 
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Connection Time: Planning Our Essay About Ruby's Variations

4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
4th grade ELA » Unit: The Story of Ruby Bridges
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Evaluating different forms of media presentations is an important skill for children to learn.

 
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Tarzan: Everyone's a Critic

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Tarzan!
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Tarzan!
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students become movie critics in this lesson! They will have the opportunity to use real world skills to find their voice and compose an opinion.

 
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Penning the Public Service Announcement Script

4th grade ELA » Unit: Living Mr. Lincoln's Way: Creating Public Service Announcements
4th grade ELA » Unit: Living Mr. Lincoln's Way: Creating Public Service Announcements
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Working with a group to successfully plan and implement a project is an important skill in life.

 
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