SL.4.2

Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

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

Students grappling with understanding effects of weathering on the Earth's surface benefit from this video as they jigsaw their new information to prepare for a group presentation.

 
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taking turns
   

Starting a Mind Map of Fossils

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

Students begin to create a mind map using prior knowledge about fossils.

 
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lots of fossils
   

Communication of Data from Our Class Dig

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

Students compile the data they found in their team and create a presentation that clearly communicates their findings.

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

Choice and creativity are key in this collaborative effort to produce a presentation of new extra facts learned, helping them to connect weathering to the real world.

 
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a haiku
   

A Phone of the Future

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

Students create the phone of their dreams using engineering skills and develop a Story Kit app presentation to share their ideas.

 
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an old
   

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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rosa parks
   

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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bill of rights
   
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry Analysis
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What does Paul Laurence Dunbar reveal in his words about the mask we wear in our lives?

 
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facewithveil
   

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

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

Students will analyze pictures, make real world connections by writing about their own perspectives and embracing the multiple perspectives of their peers.

 
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optical illusion
   

Columbus Sticky Note Paraphrasing

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

Sticky notes make it possible for students to use CLOSE reading strategies to help summarize information within a nonfiction text.

 
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columbus summary1
   

Dr Martin Luther King Jr Had a Dream

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 evaluate the significance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech to our nation.

 
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mlk i have a dream
   

My Brother Martin Close Read

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

Students gain insight and understanding about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from reading the story "My Brother Martin" by Christine King Farris.

 
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dr mlk
   

Quotes in Motion: Interpreting Dr. Seuss

4th grade ELA » Unit: Celebrating Seuss!!
4th grade ELA » Unit: Celebrating Seuss!!
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students must be able to use inferencing skills to increase comprehension of all texts.

 
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drseussquotes
   

Say What? Paraphrasing

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Preparing for Research and Note Taking
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Preparing for Research and Note Taking
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Paraphrasing is very tricky to do and understanding the rules of plagiarism are important as they are learning to research. This lesson is to help students get better at using their notes to create good sentences that are in their own words.

Standards:
 
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paraphrase1
   

Dr Martin Luther King Jr Life Lessons

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 learn life lessons as they examine quotes by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
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dr mlk
Common Core ELA
 
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