Energy

Lesson 11 - 2 Days

Objective

Create a presentation describing an additional energy source.

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Target Task

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Research and learn about an additional renewable energy source. Create a presentation that summaries the main components of the energy source, the pros and cons of the source, and any examples of where the source is currently used.

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.4.2 — Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

  • RI.4.3 — Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

  • SL.4.1 — 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.

  • SL.4.3 — Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

  • SL.4.4 — Report on a topic or text, 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.

  • W.4.1 — Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information

  • W.4.8 — Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.

  • W.4.9 — Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Spiral Standards

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L.4.1

L.4.2

L.4.6

RF.4.3

RF.4.4

RI.4.1

SL.4.6