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  • Grade 4: Module 1

    Poetry, Poets, and Becoming Writers Teacher Guide

    Language Arts

  • EL Education Language Arts Curriculum

    Grade 4: Language Arts: Module 1: Poetry, Poets, and Becoming Writers, Teacher Guide (Second Edition)

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    Table of Contents

    Grade 4: Module 1: Poetry, Poets, and Becoming Writers

    About EL Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi What’s New in the Second Edition of 3–5 Language Arts? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .xiii 3–5 Curriculum Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxiii Module Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

    Guiding Questions and Big Ideas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 The 4T’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Performance Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Content Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Habits of Character/Social-Emotional Learning Focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Required Trade Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Recommended Texts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CCS Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Module-at-a-Glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Optional: Experts, Fieldwork, Service, and Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Preparation and Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Technology & Multimedia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

    Assessment Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Performance Task . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Recommended Texts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

    Unit 1: Reading and Analyzing Poetry: Love That Dog and Famous Poems Unit 1 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

    Guiding Questions and Big Ideas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 The 4T’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Unit 1 Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Habits of Character/Social-Emotional Learning Focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Week-at-a-Glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Accountable Independent Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Vocabulary Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Supporting English Language Learners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Connections to the Additional Language and Literacy Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Preparation and Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

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    Poetry, Poets, and Becoming Writers

    Unit 1 Lessons: 1–12 Lesson 1: Discovering Our Topic: Poetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Lesson 2: Establishing Reading Routines: Pages 1–5 of Love That Dog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Lesson 3: Establishing Reading Routines: “The Red Wheelbarrow” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Lesson 4: Analyzing Poetry: Pages 6–7 of Love That Dog and

    “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Lesson 5: Analyzing Poetry: Pages 8–11 of Love That Dog and “The Tiger” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Lesson 6: Analyzing Poetry: Pages 12–19 of Love That Dog and “dog” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Lesson 7: Analyzing Poetry: Pages 20–24 of Love That Dog and “The Pasture” . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Lesson 8: Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Summarizing a Poem and

    Comparing Poetry and Prose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Lesson 9: Text-Based Discussion: What Inspires Jack to Write His Street Poem? . . . . . . . . . 127 Lesson 10: Analyzing Poetry: Pages 35–41 of Love That Dog and “The Apple” . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Lesson 11: Analyzing Poetry: Pages 42–45 of Love That Dog and “Love That Boy” . . . . . . . . . 149 Lesson 12: End of Unit 1 Assessment: Analyzing Changes in Jack’s Character . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 Homework Resources (For Families) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169

    (Each lesson contains the following embedded elements: CCSS, Daily Learning Targets, Ongoing Assessment, Agenda, Teaching Notes, Technology and Multimedia, Supporting English Language Learners, Vocabulary, Materials, Opening, Work Time, Closing, and Homework.)

    Unit 2: Writing to Inform: What Inspires Writers to Write Poetry? Unit 2 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179

    Guiding Questions and Big Ideas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 The 4T’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 Unit 2 Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 Habits of Character/Social-Emotional Learning Focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 Week-at-a-Glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Accountable Independent Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .187 Supporting English Language Learners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .187 Connection