4th Reading and Writing Planning

January 25-29 and February 1-5

Reading TEKS 4.5 A, 4.4 A

1/25 Drama 4.5 A-describe the structural elements particular to dramatic literature.

Vocabulary: Plot of the play, line from the play,playwright, dialogue, stage directions, scene, quotation, theme, figurative language

2/1 Poetry 4.4 A-explain how the structural elements of poetry relate to form. (rhyme, meter, stanza, line breaks,lyrical, free verse)

Vocabulary: free verse, speaker, poet, repetition

Fig. 19 D, E, F

Test over Drama and Poetry, Feb. 5 (handout)


2/8-Theme and genre

2/15-Paired passage

2/22-Paired passage and review

2/29- (Reading DCA 3/2) Review Monday and Tuesday

Thursday and Friday- Begin Nonfiction-Inferences and conclusions in informational texts.

3/7- Continue inference and conclusion in nonfiction

3/29 Writing STAAR

Drama Study (handout)

https://goo.gl/ZdhQtj (app list)

Writing TEKS

1/25- Expository composition (start after DCA)

2/1- Expository composition

Writing DCA- January 27.

2/8-Expository Composition/Grammar

2/15-Expository Composition/Grammar

2/22-Expository Composition/Grammar

2/29- (Reading DCA 3/2)Expository Composition/Grammar

3/7- Expository Composition/Grammar

**We will determine grammar and composition needs based on DCA results.

Social Studies TEKS 4.17 D, 4.15 A, B

(17) Citizenship. The student understands the importance of active individual participation in the democratic process. The student is expected to:

(D) identify the importance of historical figures and important individuals who modeled active participation in the democratic process such as Sam Houston, Lorenzo de Zavala, Sam Rayburn, Henry B. González, James A. Baker III, Wallace Jefferson, and other local individuals;

(15) Government. The student understands important ideas in historical documents of Texas and the United States. The student is expected to:

(A) identify the purposes and explain the importance of the Texas Declaration of Independence, the Texas Constitution, and other documents such as the Meusebach-Comanche Treaty;

(B) identify and explain the basic functions of the three branches of government according to the Texas Constitution;