RI.4.9

Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

 
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Ruby Bridges - A Firsthand Account

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

In this lesson, we will read and understand the story "Through My Eyes" by Ruby Bridges. We will then order to compare and contrast this first hand account with the secondhand account of "The Story of Ruby Bridges" by Robert Cole which we read in the previ

 
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Rosa Parks

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Civil Rights as a Global Issue
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Civil Rights as a Global Issue
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will gain an understanding of why Rosa Parks is considered the mother of the Civil Rights Movement.

 
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Close Read: My Brother Martin - Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Read - My Brother Martin
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Read - My Brother Martin
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This is our third day in our close read of "My brother Martin." by Christine King Farris. We will be diving into the heart of the story and comparing and contrasting the story with a story of two brothers, Cayden and Conner.

 
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An Examination of Causes and Effects of Rising Sea Levels Around the World

4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Weather and Climate Around Us
4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Weather and Climate Around Us
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students read a Scholastic News article, "Deep Trouble," to examine the causes and effects of rising sea levels around the world.

 
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The Bill of Rights and You

4th Grade ELA » Unit: U. S. Government
4th Grade ELA » Unit: U. S. Government
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will discuss the Bill of Rights, participate in whole and differentiated small group activities to gain an understanding of the importance of the Bill of Rights and the multiple perspectives of their peers.

 
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The Dress Code Debate

4th Grade ELA » Unit: A Different Perspective
4th Grade ELA » Unit: A Different Perspective
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use a close read and research to debate about whether or not students should have a dress code.

 
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Eye of the Storm Close Read

4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Weather and Climate Around Us
4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Weather and Climate Around Us
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will examine the effects of Hurricane Andrew through a close read.

 
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Constructed Response Assessment on Weather and Climate

4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Weather and Climate Around Us
4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Weather and Climate Around Us
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will write to explain the weather and climate we experience in the world around us.

 
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Earthquakes - There's a Whole Lotta Shaking Going On

4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Weather and Climate Around Us
4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Weather and Climate Around Us
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students view and read texts on earthquakes and write analytic summaries.

 
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Setting Up Interactive Science Notebooks

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Jillian Gates
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Setting up a system of record-keeping to show the progression of learning.

 
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King Mandela Culminating Writing Assessment

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Civil Rights as a Global Issue
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Civil Rights as a Global Issue
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students compare and contrast the life experiences of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela as they write an informative essay.

 
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As Seen On TV: Analyzing Opinions and Point of View

4th grade ELA » Unit: Read It and Rate It: A Real Life Look at Persuasive Writing
4th grade ELA » Unit: Read It and Rate It: A Real Life Look at Persuasive Writing
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Being able to sift through other people's opinions to form your own is an important life skill.

 
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Mars One Close Read - Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Mars One Project
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Mars One Project
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will be integrating the knowledge they have gained on the Mars One Project from multiple sources as they participate in meaningful group discussions.

 
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4th Grade Math » Unit: Division Unit
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students explore two articles about hearts to solve word problems, develop their critical thinking while graphing, choosing recipes and having a lot of fun!

 
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Mars One Close Read - Compare and Contrast

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Mars One Project
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Mars One Project
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, we will analyze the similarities and differences between colonizing the American Colonies and planning to colonize Mars.

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