L.4.3a

Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.*

 
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Strengthening Sentences by Playing Sentence Jeopardy

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

Students will answer who, what, when, where, how, and why questions in constructing strong, complete sentences that convey ideas precisely while playing Sentence Jeopardy.

 
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A Metaphor is a Useful Technique

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

By creating poems, students understand the differences between metaphors and similes.

 
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Similes Are Like Wonderful Stories

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn what a simile is by creating one using poetry.

 
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Emotional Elements: Using Poems to Explore Personification

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students discover what personification is by describing items with human qualities.

 
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Idioms are Easier than Finding Needles in a Haystack

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students represent idioms visually to help them understand the abstract meaning of idioms.

 
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Another Aspect of the Arts: Discovering Alliteration Through Poetry

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students understand the concept of alliteration through creating poems that use the technique of alliteration.

 
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Working Towards a Year of Reading Development: Revisiting Goals

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Preparing for Reading
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Preparing for Reading
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

At the very beginning of the year, students set goals that may or not have been realistic. Now, they need to be reminded and possibly revise in order to continue their work towards becoming a better reader.

 
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Where in the World am I?

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 learn where they are in the world by visually following the Google Earth map and correctly using content specific words.

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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