English Language Arts Grade 4
Reading: Literature Standard 7
Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
Balancing Three Branches at Once
This page contains 4 EDSITEment lessons in which students use primary source documents to investigate of how the three branches of the American government can check each other.
Helpful Animals and Compassionate Humans in Folklore
Students will learn to define a folktale, understand the characteristics of helpful animal folktales, explain the roles humans play in helpful animal stories (human in distress, compassionate hunter, seeker/companion), and the conditions for animal transformation.
I Have No Money, Would You Take Wampum?
In this lesson students use folk tales, history, and their own experiences to recognize the inter-relatedness of goods, services, and money. They will locate information about barter as a means of trade and use folk tales as a historical instrument.
Into the Book: Student Area
Although students need to use a key to enter this site it doesn't take long to get started. After the key is entered students can choose one of the 8 reading strategies to learn about and then practice by completing the online student interactives.
It Came From Greek Mythology
This page contains 6 EDSITEment lessons based around teaching Greek mythology. Students will study basic plots of three Greek myths and discuss three types of themes in Greek myths. They will also explore contemporary uses of terms from Greek mythology and analyze artistic and literary works based on or inspired by Greek myths.
The Story of Jack and the Bank Stalk
In this lesson, the story of "'Jack and the Bean Stalk" is used as vehicle for the understanding of money. Fairy tales have always been used to give lessons about life. The story of "Jack and the Bean Stalk" is a good lesson about the importance of knowing about money and banks. The story of Jack asks the question, "What is money?"
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