Unit Plan

Unit 2: The Middle Ages

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Over four weeks, fourth graders read and discuss texts about the Middle Ages. They practice vocabulary, spelling, and grammar, such as nouns, adjectives, and verbs. Writing opportunities allow learners to boost their note-taking skills and draft a persuasive essay.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Ask an adult volunteer to make the many copies required
  •  Create a Middle Ages-themed focus wall showcasing the many topics the unit covers
Classroom Considerations
  • The second unit in a series of eight by Core Knowledge
  • Review the "Lesson at a Glance" sections to find which materials are needed
Pros
  • The color-coded table of contents and pacing calendar help plan the unit
  • Includes pausing points to administer an assessment
Cons
  • None