• E.L.A: 1st Quarter Skills

    Focus Comprehension Standard(s):

    LAFS.4.RL.1.1- Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.  

    LAFS.4.RL.1.2- Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

    LAFS.4.RL.1.3- Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

    LAFS.4.RI.1.1 - Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

    LAFS.4.RI.1.2 - Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

    LAFS.4.RI.1.3 - Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

    Focus Language Standard(s):

    LAFS.4.L.1.1 - Demonstrate a command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (a) Demonstrate legible cursive writing skills. / (c) Form and use the progressive verb tense. / (g) Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons. (h) Correctly use frequently confused words.

    LAFS.4.L.1.2 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. (a) Use correct capitalization. / (b) Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text. / (c) Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence. (d) Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

    Focus Writing Standard(s):

    LAFS.4.W.1.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

    LAFS.4.W.3.9 - Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

     Math: 1st Quarter Skills

    Focus Standard(s):

    MAFS.4.NBT.1.1 - Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right. For example, recognize that 700 ÷ 70 = 10 by applying concepts of place value and division.

    MAFS.4.NBT.1.2 - Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

    MAFS.4.NBT.1.3 - Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.

    MAFS.4.NBT.2.4 - Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

    Science: 1st Quarter Skills

    Focus Standard(s):

    SC.4.N.1.1- Raise questions about the natural world, use appropriate reference materials that support understanding to obtain information (identifying the source), conduct both individual and team investigations through free exploration and systematic investigations, and generate appropriate explanations based on those explorations.

    SC.4.N.1.2- Compare the observations made by different groups using multiple tools and seek reasons to explain the differences across groups.

    SC.4.N.1.3- Explain that science does not always follow a rigidly defined method ("the scientific method") but that science does involve the use of observations and empirical evidence.

    SC.4.N.1.4- Attempt reasonable answers to scientific questions and cite evidence in support.

    SC.4.N.1.5- Compare the methods and results of investigations done by other classmates.

    SC.4.N.1.6- Keep records that describe observations made, carefully distinguishing actual observations from ideas and inferences about the observations.

    SC.4.N.1.7- Recognize and explain that scientists base their explanations on evidence.

    SC.4.N.1.8- Recognize that science involves creativity in designing experiments.

    Social Studies: 1st Quarter Skills

    Focus Standard(s):

    SS.4.G.1.1 – Identify physical features of Florida.

    SS.4.G.1.2 - Locate and label cultural features on a Florida map.

    SS.4.G.1.3 – Explain how weather impacts Florida.

    SS.4.G.1.4 – Interpret political and physical maps using map elements (title, compass rose, cardinal directions, intermediate directions, symbols, legend, scale, longitude, latitude).