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Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales

Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales
Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales
Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales
Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales
Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales
Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales
Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales
Fourth Grade English Language Arts Lesson Plans Unit 1 - Fairy Tales
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  1. This fairy tales unit offers two weeks of engaging, balanced ELA instruction. Activities address fourth grade ELA standards for literature, informational text, writing, language, speaking and listening. Lesson plans for your complete 90-minute ELA block can be explored in this handy website. In th
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Balance your fourth grade fairy tales unit with literature, informational text, language, writing, speaking and listening. These free lesson plans organize a complete two-week unit around a fairy tale theme. You can use the plans to inspire your own unit, pick and choose from featured resources, or purchase the entire ready-to-use bundle.

Let's have some fun this summer! One of these full-length resources is hidden in this file. Just download the lesson plans to get it.
Prose, Drama, and Poetry – After learning about the structures of prose, drama, and poetry, students identify each in specially formatted fairy tales.
Introduction to Paragraph Structure Featuring Fairy Tale Authors – Kids locate topic sentence and supporting details to uncover the main idea of each paragraph.
Writing Fairy Tale Limericks – Students explore limericks by Edward Lear then write their own.
Metaphorically Me – Using metaphors, kids write themed descriptions of their own faces.
Similes and Metaphors: Fairy Tale Figurative Language – Fun PowerPoint presentations and activities engage students in fairy tale figurative language.
Writing Fairy Tale Plays – Kids convert fairy tales into plays then act them out.

What’s great about these plans?
• They’re balanced. In addition to literature, kids get healthy doses of informational text, language, writing – even speaking and listening!
• They’re active. Kids get busy writing, collaborating, and presenting.
• They employ higher order thinking skills. Your students will apply, analyze, synthesize, and create.
• They meet the standards. Check out the list under Objectives below.
• They connect to material kids love. This unit features fairy tales.
• They scaffold. Lessons progress naturally, taking students to new levels of understanding.
• They’re ready to go. Everything is planned for you. Just grab the resources, print, and teach.

All activities were created by master teacher Brenda Kovich, a veteran fourth grade teacher.

Objectives:
• Literature - Students will explain differences in prose, drama, and poetry and refer to structural elements for each genre. (RL.4.5)
• Informational Text - Students will determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details (RI.4.2).
• Language - Students will explain and generate similes and metaphors (L.4.5.A)
• Writing - Students will write a variety of pieces in which the development and organization are appropriate to genre and purpose (W.4.4) and strengthen writing by planning, revising, and editing (W.4.5). They will write routinely for a range of discipline-specific tasks (W.4.10).
• Speaking and Listening - Students will engage in collaborative discussions (SL.4.1) and paraphrase a story using drama (SL.4.4).

Eight balanced literature units will be created for the 2018-2019 school year. Click here to see what's ready so far.

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