SL.4.4

Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

 
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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
   

Presenting Our Findings!

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

Students have created a presentation using technology to share their findings and how they classified natural objects vs. artifacts from their classroom dig.

 
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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
   

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
   

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
   

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
   

Athens VS Sparta

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Ancient Greece
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson students will look at these powerful city-states. They will be able to see how they are similar but how the two vary when it comes to education and military.

 
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athens sparta
   

What Does Respect Look Like?

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Creating the Classroom
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Creating the Classroom
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students have heard the word "Respect" for many years in school by the time they get to 4th grade but sometimes they have a difficult time defining it. This lesson makes it very clear what respect looks like and sounds like when we are being respectful.

 
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looks like sounds like
   

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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Links in a Chain: Creating a Cause and Effect Gallery

4th grade ELA » Unit: Putting Together the Pieces - The Puzzle of Cause and Effect Relationships
4th grade ELA » Unit: Putting Together the Pieces - The Puzzle of Cause and Effect Relationships
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Creating a chain of events from pictures provides scaffolding leading up to the creation of cause and effect text structure.

 
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chain2
   

iPad App Debate: Persuasive Letter and Presentation

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:

Convince me if you can! Students will write a letter trying to convince me that we should purchase the app that they think is best for our 4th grade class to use.

 
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ipad logo
   

iPad App Debate: Research

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 research, write about, and present the PERFECT app for our 4th grade classroom to me, the teacher, in the hopes of convincing me to purchase that app.

 
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itunes store image
   

Regional Characteristics: Researching Using Nonfiction Texts

4th Grade ELA » Unit: ELA Through State History Studies
4th Grade ELA » Unit: ELA Through State History Studies
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students get multiple opportunities to process new information and present it.

 
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washington regions map
   
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Researching Basics
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

To break up reading sections and to assign learning and teaching responsibility is the goal of this Jig-Saw activity. It supports cooperative learning, gives structural support, and creates ownership of learning.

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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