Grade 4 ELA Module 2A, Unit 1, Lesson 3


In this lesson students learn domain-specific (history) vocabulary found in the primary source Inventory of John Allen. The main purpose of this lesson is not to teach and assess these rare words; rather, the purpose is to help students understand the language from the time period in order to draw inferences about this primary source document. This vocabulary work also gives students an opportunity to notice how the English language has evolved over time.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when...
RI.4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant...
RI.4.6 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the...

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