4th Grade ELA(15 Units, 133 Lessons)
Big Idea: It's important for teachers to quickly get to know the reading interests of the students to help plan for engaging lessons by asking them to self-reflect on a reading questionnaire.
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Big Idea: Students create goals to develop responsibility for their reading development and help them focus while they are working on skills.
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Big Idea: Students reflect on times that they felt good reading and times they felt bad in order to support the class and themselves in creating ways to help students feel good when working on developing their reading skills.
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Big Idea: With accurate data on their reading, students can begin to make goals to change the habits that may keep them from growing as readers.
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Big Idea: Learning about the type of genres students read supports me and them in finding books that they may enjoy while also encouraging them to try new types of books.
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Big Idea: This lesson helps students to think about who the characters in their book are and eventually make personal connections with the characters in order to understand them better.
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Big Idea: One strategy to use when students come across a new word is to replace it with one they know.
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Big Idea: When students can identify which type of context clue is present, they can utilize the clue to understand new words.
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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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Big Idea: Students will have a very difficult time applying grade appropriate reading skills if they are not in "just right" books or if their books are too hard or too easy.
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