W.4.1b

Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.

 
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What is Weathering? A Study of Australia's Twelve Apostles

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

Students start to understand the impacts of weathering on an Australian coastline using technology.

 
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my photo of 12 apostles australia great ocean
   

Show Me What You Know About Fossils

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

This final written assessment has been redesigned to fit NGSS allowing students to choose what they are writing about as they demonstrate mastery of the standards.

 
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using the mind
   

Catching the Wave!

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

Students use their videos from Pop Bottle Waves & Hair Dryer Ripples to catch a wave, draw it, define its shape and find out what amplitude means.

 
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choosing videos
   

Jam Jam Jam Figure Out The Rubber Band Band Day 2

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

Today we learn more facts about how sound travels, use those fact and our discoveries from yesterday to write about what we have learned.

 
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Making Connections Through A Written Assessment

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

Students write a paragraph assessing that they can connect data collected from their scientific models as evidence that weathering changes the landscape in the real world.

 
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Writing About Our Daffodils

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

Students write a reflection about their Daffodil Project from the fall as they experience the blooms and change in the plant they had planted.

 
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golden bed
   

Should Kids Have Cell Phones? Opinion Writing

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

Should kids carry cell phones? Students will get to decide as they compose a five paragraph opinion essay.

 
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child on cell phone logo
   

Saving Endangered Animals Debate

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Endangered Animals
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Endangered Animals
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore the pros and cons of saving endangered animals through a debate.

 
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debate
   

Let's Ask Ellen: The Idea of the Persuasive Letter

4th grade ELA » Unit: Ask Ellen!! Writing a Persuasive Letter
4th grade ELA » Unit: Ask Ellen!! Writing a Persuasive Letter
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sometimes you gotta ask for help!!

Standards:
 
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persuasiveletter
   

First Day of School: It is Great to be Kings and Queens of the Classroom!

4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Getting to know the new students and setting the classroom climate, expectations, and procedures.

 
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coat of arms
   

Columbus VS Pilgrims

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Columbus: Biography Discovery
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Columbus: Biography Discovery
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Thanksgiving is almost here and students have been learning about who the Pilgrims were. This lesson compares what they have read in their Columbus biography with a text on the Pilgrims.

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

The students will learn the elements of a great persuasive letter as they compose a letter to a prospective Mars astronaut persuading the astronaut to either carry out the mission or to rethink their decision about the mission.

 
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mars logo
   

iPad App Debate: How to Write a Persuasive Essay

4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will learn how to compose a persuasive letter in preparation for tomorrow's culminating activity where they will compose a persuasive trying to convince me to pick their choice of iPad apps.

 
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student four four
   
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry Analysis
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

To support your point of view, you must have reasons and evidence (facts, details and information); to understand another person's point of view, you must be able to identify the reasons and evidence he/she provides.

 
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wordle musik
   

How Persuasive Are You: Writing the Persuasive Letter

4th grade ELA » Unit: Ask Ellen!! Writing a Persuasive Letter
4th grade ELA » Unit: Ask Ellen!! Writing a Persuasive Letter
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Being able to plan an argument that convinces someone else displays higher order thinking skills.

Standards:
 
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persuasiveletter
Common Core ELA
 
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