Sample Daily Lesson Plan
         Grade 4, Theme 1: Journeys Overview
 
Selection 1

Reading
60 - 80 Minutes
More Detail - Reading

Teacher Read Aloud

Preparing to Read

Reading Segment 1

Wrapping Up Segment 1

Home Letter

Year Letter

Reading Segment 2

Wrapping Up Segment 2

Responding

Rereading/ Revisiting the Text

Rereading/ Revisiting the Text

Comprehension Skill Instruction

• Story Structure

Comprehension Skill

• Reteaching

Reading the Social Studies Link

Information and Study Skills Instruction

Rereading/ Revisiting the Text: Comprehension Review Skill Instruction

Rereading for Fluency

Activity Choices

Spiral Review

Launching the Theme

• Practice Book, 1-2


Word Work
30 - 40 Minutes
More Detail - Word Work

Spelling Instruction

• Pretest

• The Long and Short /a/ and /e/ Sounds

• Take-Home Word List

Decoding Longer Words Instruction

• Base Words and Endings -er and -est

Spelling

• Practice Book

Phonics Instruction

• The Long and Short /a/ and /e/ Sounds

Spelling

• Practice Book

Decoding Longer Words Reteaching

• Base Words and Endings -er and -est

Spelling

• Practice Book

Vocabulary Skill Instruction

• Multiple Meaning Words

Vocabulary Expansion

• Cold Weather Words

Spelling

• Posttest


Writing & Language
60 - 80 Minutes
More Detail - Writing & Language

Daily Language Practice

Grammar Instruction

• Kinds of Sentences

Writing

• Journal Writing

Daily Language Practice

Grammar

• Practice Book, 13

Writing Instruction

• A News Article

• Journal Writing

• Practice Book

Daily Language Practice

Grammar Instruction

• Create Another Sentence!

Writing Instruction

• Responding: Write a Victory Speech

Daily Language Practice

Grammar

• >Practice Book, 14

Writing Instruction

• Adding Details

Listening/Speaking/ Viewing Instruction

Daily Language Practice

Grammar Instruction

• Capitalizing and Punctuating Sentences

• Practice Book, 15

Spiral Review

Writing

• Capitalizing and punctuating sentences

• Activities

Reading and Writing Workshop, 58-59G

• Practice Book, 18-22

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