Session 3

Now that we have seen what the tools can do, what does that look like in the classroom?

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Essential Question:

How did Franciscans change the economy of California? Google Scholar link

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I can Statements:

  • I can refer to details and examples in text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text

  • I can determine the main idea of a text, and explain how it is supported by key details I can summarize the text

  • I can explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information from the text

  • I can determine the meaning of general academic and content specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a fourth grade topic or subject

  • I can describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text

  • I can compare and contrast a firsthand & secondhand account of the same event/topic,

  • describe the differences in focus and the information provided

  • I can interpret information presented visually, orally or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations or interactive elements on a web page) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears

  • I can explain how the author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text

Common Core Standards

Fourth Grade Common Core Standards: Reading Standards for Literature (RL)

RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining

what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences

from the text

W.4.6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to

interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a

single sitting.

W.4.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a

day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

SL.4.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 4

topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

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.

SL.4.5 Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.