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ELA G4:M3:U2

Perspectives on the American Revolution: Perspectives in Literature

Each unit is made up of a sequence of between 5-20 lessons. The “unit at a glance” chart in the curriculum map breaks down each unit into its lessons, to show how the curriculum is organized in terms of standards address, supporting targets, ongoing assessment, and protocols. It also indicates which lessons include the mid-unit and end-of-unit assessments.

Lesson 1Establishing Reading Routines: Divided Loyalties Act I, Scene 1

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Introducing Divided Loyalties (10 minutes)

B. Reading Aloud and Determining the Gist: Divided Loyalties, Act I, Scene 1 (25 minutes)

C. Making Connections between Divided Loyalties and Unit 1 Texts (10 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Research Reading Share (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases in Act I, Scene 1 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can make connections between Act I, Scene 1 of Divided Loyalties and the informational texts from Unit 1. (RL.4.1)
  • Divided Loyalties Gist note-catcher (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)

Lesson 2Analyzing Character: Divided Loyalties Act I, Scene 2

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud and Determining the Gist: Divided Loyalties, Act I, Scene 2 (25 minutes)

B. Analyzing Character Reactions: Divided Loyalties, Act I, Scene 2 (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Group Writing: Robert in Divided Loyalties, Act I, Scene 2 (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Use your Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act I, Scene 2 to write a character analysis paragraph for William in this scene.

B. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases in Act I, Scene 2 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can describe a character using details from the text in Act I, Scene 2 of Divided Loyalties.  (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act I, Scene 2 (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)

Lesson 3Analyzing Character: Divided Loyalties Act I, Scene 3

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud and Determining the Gist: Divided Loyalties, Act I, Scene 3 (25 minutes)

B. Analyzing Character Reactions: Divided Loyalties, Act I, Scene 3 (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Pair Writing: William in Divided Loyalties, Act I, Scene 3 (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Use your Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act I, Scene 3 to write a character analysis paragraph for Robert in this scene.

B. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases in Act I, Scene 3 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can describe a character using details from the text in Act I, Scene 3 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act I, Scene 3 (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • Character Analysis Paragraph: Act I, Scene 3—William (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, W.4.9a)

Lesson 4Analyzing Character: Divided Loyalties Act II, Scene 1

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud and Determining the Gist: Divided Loyalties, Act II, Scene 1 (25 minutes)

B. Analyzing Character Reactions: Divided Loyalties, Act II, Scene 1 (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Pair Writing: Abigail in Divided Loyalties, Act II, Scene 1 (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Use your Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act II, Scene 1 to write a character analysis paragraph for Mary in this scene.

B. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases in Act II, Scene 1 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)

I can describe a character using details from the text in Act II, Scene 1 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)

  • Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act II, Scene 1 (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • Character Analysis Paragraph: Act II, Scene 1–Abigail (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, W.4.9a)

Lesson 5Close Read: Excerpt of the Declaration of Independence, Part I

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Close Reading: Excerpt of the Declaration of Independence, Part I (25 minutes)

B. Text-Based Discussion: Character Reactions to the Declaration of Independence (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting on Discussion (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

B. For ELLs: Complete the Language Dive Practice: Excerpt of the Declaration of Independence, Part I in your homework resources.

  • I can closely read an excerpt of the Declaration of Independence to restate it in my own words. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RI.4.1, RI.4.4, SL.4.1a, L.4.4)
  • I can make connections between an excerpt of the Declaration of Independence and the opinions of characters in Divided Loyalties. (RI.4.1, RL.4.1)
  • I can follow discussion norms to participate in a productive discussion about opinions of the characters in Divided Loyalties.  (SL.4.1)
  • Close Read Note-catcher: Excerpt of the Declaration of Independence, Part I (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RI.4.1, RI.4.4, SL.4.1a, L.4.4)
  • Discussion Notes (SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d)
  • Fishbowl

Lesson 6Analyzing Character: Divided Loyalties Act II, Scene 2

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud and Determining the Gist: Divided Loyalties, Act II, Scene 2 (25 minutes)

B. Analyzing Character Reactions: Divided Loyalties, Act II, Scene 2 (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Pair Writing: William in Divided Loyalties, Act II, Scene 2 (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Use your Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act II, Scene 2 to write a character analysis paragraph for Abigail in this scene.

B. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases in Act II, Scene 2 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can describe a character using details from the text in Act II, Scene 2 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act II, Scene 2 (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • Character Analysis Paragraph: Act II, Scene 2—Abigail (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, W.4.9a)

Lesson 7Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Reading and Discussing Divided Loyalties, Part I

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning End of Unit 1 Assessments (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud: Divided Loyalties, Act II, Scene 3 (10 minutes)

B. Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Reading and Discussing Divided Loyalties, Part I (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Tracking Progress (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases in Act II, Scene 3 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can describe a character using details from the text in Act II, Scene 3 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Reading and Discussing Divided Loyalties, Part I (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, W.4.9a, L.4.4)

Lesson 8Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Reading and Discussing Divided Loyalties, Part II

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Close Reading: Excerpt of the Declaration of Independence, Part II (20 minutes)

B. Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Making Connections between Divided Loyalties and the Declaration of Independence, Part II (30 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting  on Learning (5 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can closely read an excerpt of the Declaration of Independence to restate it in my own words. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RI.4.1, RI.4.4, SL.4.1a, SL.4.6, L.4.4)
  • I can make connections between an excerpt of the Declaration of Independence and the opinions of characters in Divided Loyalties. (RI.4.1, RL.4.1)
  • I can follow discussion norms to participate in a productive discussion about opinions of the characters in Divided Loyalties.  (SL.4.1)
  • Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Making Connections between Divided Loyalties and the Declaration of Independence, Part II (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RI.4.1, RI.4.4, SL.4.1a, SL.4.6, L.4.4)
  • Tracking Progress: Collaborative Discussion (SL.1)

Lesson 9Analyzing Character: Divided Loyalties Act III, Scene 1

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud and Determining the Gist: Divided Loyalties, Act III, Scene 1 (25 minutes)

B. Analyzing Character Reactions: Divided Loyalties, Act III, Scene 1 (10 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Group Writing: William in Divided Loyalties, Act III, Scene 1 (20 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases in Act III, Scene 1 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can write a first person point of view narrative of a character using details from the text in Act III, Scene 1 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.3, W.4.3)
  • Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act III, Scene 1 (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • First Person Narrative: Act III, Scene 1—William (RL.4.3, W.4.3)

Lesson 10Analyzing Character: Divided Loyalties Act III, Scene 2

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud and Determining the Gist: Divided Loyalties, Act III, Scene 2 (25 minutes)

B. Analyzing Character Reactions: Divided Loyalties, Act III, Scene 2 (10 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Pair Writing: Robert in Divided Loyalties, Act III, Scene 2 (20 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can determine the gist and the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases in Act III, Scene 2 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can write a first person point of view narrative of a character using details from the text in Act III, Scene 2 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.3, W.4.3)
  • Character Analysis Note-catcher: Act III, Scene 2 (RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
  • First Person Narrative: Act III, Scene 2—Robert (RL.4.3, W.4.3)

Lesson 11Peer Critique: First Person Narratives

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Language Dive II: Model First Person Narrative (20 minutes)

B. Peer Critique: First Person Narratives (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Revisiting Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Complete Language Dive II Practice: Model First Person Narrative: Progressive Verb Tenses in your Unit 2 homework.

B. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can critique my partner’s first person narrative and provide kind, helpful, and specific feedback. (W.4.5)
  • I can revise my first person narrative based on peer feedback. (RL.4.3, W.4.3, W.4.5)
  • I can form and use the progressive verb tenses. (L.4.1b)
  • Language Dive Note-catcher: Model First Person Narrative (L.4.1b)
  • Revised First Person Narrative: Act III, Scene 2—Robert (RL.4.3, W.4.3, W.4.5)
  • Exit Ticket: Similarities and Differences (RL.4.5, RL.4.6)

Lesson 12End of Unit 2 Assessment: Narrative Writing: First Person Story Based on Divided Loyalties

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning Mid-Unit 2 Assessments and Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading Aloud: Divided Loyalties, Act III, Scene 3 (10 minutes)

B. End of Unit 2 Assessment: Narrative Writing: First Person Story Based on Divided Loyalties (35 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Tracking Progress (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can write a first person point of view narrative of a character using details from the text in Act III, Scene 3 of Divided Loyalties. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.9, W.4.3, W.4.10)
  • I can form and use the progressive verb tenses. (L.4.1b)

  • End of Unit 2 Assessment: Narrative Writing: First Person Story Based on Divided Loyalties (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.9, W.4.3, W.4.10, L.4.1b)

Lesson 13Close Read: Excerpt of the Declaration of Independence, Part III

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Close Reading: Excerpt of the Declaration of Independence, Part III (25 minutes)

B. Text-Based Discussion: Character Reaction to the Declaration of Independence (20 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment

A. Reflecting on Discussion (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Accountable Research Reading. Select a prompt and respond in the front of your independent reading journal.

  • I can closely read an excerpt of the Declaration of Independence to restate it in my own words. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RI.4.1, RI.4.4, SL.4.1a, L.4.4)
  • I can make connections between an excerpt of the Declaration of Independence and the opinions of characters in Divided Loyalties. (RI.4.1, RL.4.1)
  • I can follow discussion norms to participate in a productive discussion about opinions of the characters in Divided Loyalties. (SL.4.1)
  • Close Read Note-catcher: Excerpt of the Declaration of Independence, Part III (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RI.4.1, RI.4.4, SL.4.1a, L.4.4)
  • Discussion Notes (SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d)
  • Fishbowl

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