Relevant Frameworks

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Relevant STE Frameworks

4-ESS3-1. Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.

4-PS3-2. Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

3-5-ETS1-1. Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

3-5-ETS1-2. Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

4.3-5-ETS1-5(MA). Evaluate relevant design features that must be considered in building a model or prototype of a solution to a given design problem.

Relevant ELA Frameworks

RI4.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text states explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI4.3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, mathematical, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text

RW4.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

RW4.2a: Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include text features (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

RW4.2b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

RW4.2c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).

RW4.2d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

RW4.2e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

SL4.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly

SL4.4: Report on a topic, text, procedure, or solution to a mathematical problem, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace and use appropriate vocabulary.

L4.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies