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  • Social Studies, Language Arts

    4th Grade (Can be modified for 8th Grade)


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    Objective 1:  Students will demonstrate an understanding of natural disasters with a score of 70% or higher on a given assessment.

    Objective 2:  After synthesizing information from the book and storyteller, students will answer reading comprehension questions at a rate of 70% or higher.

    Objective 3:  Students will learn meanings and signs for new words, the spelling of those words, and use their newly-acquired vocabulary as appropriate.

    Objective 4:  Students will be able to provide support for a claim in ways that chunk the supportive evidence into logically grouped categories.

    Objective 5: Students demonstrate their understanding of the events of the Lewis and Clark expedition by completing a presentation project to a score of 70% or better.


    Materials needed: Internet access and worksheets (included).