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ELA G4:M4:U1

Building Background Knowledge: Reading about and Analyzing Events in The Hope Chest

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 1Discovering Our Topic: Responding to Inequality: Ratifying the 19th Amendment

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Infer the Topic: Responding to Inequality: Ratifying the 19th Amendment (15 minutes)

B. Introducing the Performance Task and the Module Guiding Questions (10 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment 

A. Reading in Triads: The Hope Chest, Chapter 1 (30 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Read and reflect on the guiding questions for the module. Talk about them with someone at home. How do the questions make you feel? Why? What do they make you think about? You can sketch or write your reflections.

  • I can infer the topic of this module from quotes. (RI.4.1)
  • I can determine the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases. (RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I Notice/I Wonder note-catcher (RI.4.1, W.4.8)
  • Unfamiliar words and phrases on sticky notes (RL.4.4, L.4.4)
  • Infer the Topic

Lesson 2Answering Questions about a Text: Chapter 2 of The Hope Chest

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reflecting on Module Guiding Questions (10 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading in Triads: The Hope Chest, Chapter 2 (30 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment 

A. Launching Independent Reading (15 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Complete the Synonyms and Antonyms Practice I in your Unit 1 Homework.

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

  • I can identify synonyms and antonyms of words. (L.4.5c)
  • I can make connections between Chapter 2 of The Hope Chest and artwork inspired by the text. (RL.4.7)
  • Reading Guide: The Hope Chest, Chapter 2 (RL.4.1, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, L.4.4, L.4.5c)

Lesson 3Answering Questions about a Text: Chapter 3 of The Hope Chest

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Fluent Readers Do These Things Anchor Chart (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Reading in Triads: The Hope Chest, Chapter 3 (40 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment 

A. Making Connections to Real-Life Events (10 minutes)

4. Homework

A. Complete the Synonyms and Antonyms Practice II in your Unit 1 Homework.

B. For ELLs: Complete the Language Dive I Practice: The Hope Chest in your Unit 1 Homework.

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

  • I can provide kind, specific, and helpful feedback to peers about their reading fluency. (RF.4.4)
  • I can make connections between Chapter 3 of The Hope Chest and artwork inspired by the text. (RL.4.7)
  • Stars and steps on sticky notes (RF.4.4)
  • Reading Guide: The Hope Chest, Chapter 3 (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, L.4.4, L.4.5c)

Lesson 4Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Answering Questions about a Literary Text

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Answering Questions about a Literary Text (100 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 read a new excerpt of The Hope Chest aloud fluently. (RF.4.4)
  • I can use the text to answer questions about Chapter 4 of The Hope Chest. (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, L.4.4, L.4.5c)
  • Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Answering Questions about a Literary Text (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, RF.4.4, L.4.4, L.4.5c)
  • Tracking Progress: Reading, Understanding, and Explaining New Text (R.1, R.4, R.10, L.4)

Lesson 5Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Answering Questions about a Literary Text

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Answering Questions about a Literary Text (100 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 read a new excerpt of The Hope Chest aloud fluently. (RF.4.4)
  • I can use the text to answer questions about Chapter 4 of The Hope Chest(RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, L.4.4, L.4.5c)

  • Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Answering Questions about a Literary Text (RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, RF.4.4, L.4.4, L.4.5c)
  • Tracking Progress: Reading, Understanding, and Explaining New Text (R.1, R.4, R.10, L.4)

Lesson 6Determining Theme and Summarizing a Text: Chapter 5 of The Hope Chest

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Engaging the Reader: The Hope Chest, Chapter 5 (20 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Determining Themes of The Hope Chest (15 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment 

A. Summarizing Chapter 5 of The Hope Chest (20 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can determine themes of The Hope Chest using details from the text. (RL.4.1, RL.4.2)
  • I can summarize Chapter 5 of The Hope Chest. (RL.4.1, RL.4.2)
  • Exit Ticket: Summarizing The Hope Chest, Chapter 5 (RL.4.1, RL.4.2)

Lesson 7Close Reading: “Ten Suffragists Arrested while Picketing at the White House”

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reading in Triads: The Hope Chest, Chapter 6 (25 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Close Reading: “Ten Suffragists Arrested while Picketing at the White House” (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment 

A. Identifying a Secondhand Account (5 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can use the text to answer questions about “Ten Suffragists Arrested while Picketing at the White House.” (RI.4.1, RI.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can identify whether a text is a firsthand or secondhand account of an event. (RI.4.6)
  • Close Reading Note-catcher: “Ten Suffragists Arrested while Picketing at the White House” (RI.4.1, RI.4.4, L.4.4)

Lesson 8Answering Questions about a Text: “The Suffragists: From Tea-Parties to Prison”

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Engaging the Reader: “The Suffragists: From Tea-Parties to Prison” (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Answering Questions about a Text: An Excerpt of “The Suffragists: From Tea-Parties to Prison” (30 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment 

A. Comparing a Firsthand and a Secondhand Account (20 minutes)

4. Homework

A. For ELLs: Complete Language Dive Practice: “Ten Suffragists Arrested while Picketing at the White House” in your Unit 1 Homework.

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

  • I can use the text to answer questions about an excerpt of “The Suffragists: From Tea-Parties to Prison.” (RI.4.1, RI.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can compare and contrast a firsthand account to a secondhand account of an event. (RI.4.6)
  • Answering Questions about a Text: An Excerpt of “The Suffragists: From Tea-Parties to Prison” (RI.4.1, RI.4.4, RI.4.6, L.4.4)

Lesson 9Close Reading: "The Girl Who Acted before Rosa Parks"

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Reading in Triads: The Hope Chest, Chapter 7 (25 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. Close Reading: “The Girl Who Acted before Rosa Parks” (25 minutes)

3. Closing and Assessment 

A. Identifying a Secondhand Account (5 minutes)

4. Homework

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

  • I can use the text to answer questions about “The Girl Who Acted before Rosa Parks.” (RI.4.1, RI.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can identify whether a text is a firsthand or secondhand account of an event. (RI.4.6)
  • Close Reading Note-catcher: “The Girl Who Acted before Rosa Parks” (RI.4.1, RI.4.4, L.4.4)

Lesson 10End of Unit 1 Assessment: Comparing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts of the Same Event

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1. Opening

A. Returning Mid-Unit 1 Assessments (5 minutes)

B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

2. Work Time

A. End of Unit 1 Assessment: Comparing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts of the Same Event (35 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 use the text to answer questions about a new informational text. (RI.4.1, RI.4.4, L.4.4)
  • I can compare and contrast a firsthand account to a secondhand account of an event. (RI.4.6)
  • End of Unit 1 Assessment: Comparing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts of the Same Event (RI.4.1, RI.4.4, RI.4.6, L.4.4)
  • Tracking Progress: Reading, Understanding, and Explaining New Text (R.1, R.4, R.10, L.4)

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