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4th grade Cuccio Mrs. Cuccio

Grade 4: Week of 10/29-11/2

Reminders:  

  • October Scholastic Orders Due: Monday, 10/30
  • All Saints Day Mass will take place on Thursday, November 1st, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Bake Sale- Thursday, November 1st
  • Patriotic Laser Light Show: Friday, 11/2 (please be sure to send in the ticket money this week)
  • Friday, November 2nd, is a full day of school; there is no school mass today since we are going together for All Saints Day.
  • Student Council Elections: Tuesday, 11/6
  • Veterans Day Show: Wednesday, November 7th (Free Dress Down in redwhite, and/or blue**Click hereto have your son/daughter practice his/her assigned parts**
  • Half day of school on Thursday, 11/8
  • School closed on Friday, 11/9 AND Monday, 11/12
  • Individual Picture Day: Tuesday, 11/13
  • Class Picture Day: Wednesday, 11/13
  • Chocolate Sale Ends: Thursday, 11/14

 

Week at a Glance:

Religion:        

The students will be assigned a saint to research and will write a report in class.  In the written report, the students will create a clear introduction, include supporting facts, and end with a solid closing sentence.  Students will also take an ordinary wooden spoon and using materials of their choice, transform that spoon into the saint that they studied.  The students will need supplies to create their “Spoonly Saints” by Monday, October, 29th.

Check out these websites:

http://www.catholic.org/saints/popular.php

https://religion.sadlierconnect.com/wbcid

 

ELA:

****There will be no Spelling Quiz or Vocabulary Test this week!****

Reading:

Essential Question:  How are books and libraries important to people and communities?

We will be reading “My Librarian Is a Camel” by Margriet Rurrs.  In this selection, we will identify and understand causes and effects in a text, interpret information provided by visuals that accompany a text, and use context to determine the meaning of domain-specific vocabulary. 

We will also read “From Idea to Book” by Kim Becker.  In this selection, we will learn more about the topic of media and analyze information in a flow chart and understand how a follow chart contributes to a procedural text.  

Grammar:

This week, we will use quotation marks around a speaker’s words, correct capitalization and punctuation in quotations, and write quotations correctly.

Check out this website:

https://www.sadlierconnect.com/gw

 

Math:  In Chapter 2, students will:

  • Relate multiplication equations and comparison statements.
  • Solve problems involving multiplicative comparison and additive comparison.
  • Multiply tens, hundreds, and thousands by whole numbers through 10.
  • Estimate products by rounding and determine if exact answers to multiplication problems are reasonable.
  • Use the Distributive Property to multiply a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number.
  • Use expanded form to multiply a multidigit number by a 1-digit number.
  • Use place value and partial products to multiply a multidigit number by a 1-digit number.
  • Use mental math and properties to multiply a multidigit number by a 1-digit number.
  • Use the draw a diagram strategy to solve multistep problems.
  • Use regrouping to multiply a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number.
  • Use regrouping to multiply a multidigit number by a 1-digit number. Represent and solve multistep problems using equations.

Check out this website:

http://www-k6thinkcentral.com/ePCstart.do

 

Social Studies:

Chapter 3 focuses on The First New Yorkers.  In Lesson 1, the students will learn about the early people of New York.  In Lesson 2, the students will learn about the Algonquian People.  In Lesson 3, the students will learn about the Iroquois League.

 

Homework for the Week of October 29th-November 2nd:

Monday, 10/29:         

****There will be no Spelling Quiz or Vocabulary Test this week!****

1.)  Grammar/Reading Vocabulary:  Complete page 27 Using Context and page 31 Quotation Marks with Direct Speech in Reader’s Notebook.  Grammar Quiz Tuesday, 11/6 on Quotations.

 2.)  Math: 

  • Think Central and Review Assignment due tomorrow.
  • Chapter 2 Lessons 2.1-2.7 Quiz on Wednesday, October 31st. Study pages 63-106.

3.)  Reading:  Complete Cause and Effect Daily Reading Comprehension packet by Friday, 11/2.  Reading Comprehension Skills and Strategies Test Friday, 11/2 on the Anchor Text “My Librarian is a Camel.”  Students will be assessed on the story’s vocabulary words, comprehension of the story, and the target skills (Cause and Effect, Interpret Visuals, and Domain-Specific Vocabulary)  and strategy (Visualize) presented in the story.

4.)  Writing:  Summarize “America’s Deadliest Disaster” using the prompts provided due Friday, 11/12.   

 

 

Tuesday, 10/30: 

1.)  Grammar:  Complete page 32 Split Quotations in Reader’s Notebook.  Grammar Quiz Tuesday, 11/6 on Quotations.

 2.)  Math: 

  • Think Central Review 2 Assignment due tomorrow. (This assignment looks the same as yesterday’s assignment; however, it is an adaptive assignment.  This means the questions are similar, but the numbers have been changed.
  • Chapter 2 Lessons 2.1-2.7 Quiz on Wednesday, October 31st. Study pages 63-106.

3.)  Reading:  Complete Cause and Effect Daily Reading Comprehension packet by Friday, 11/2.  Reading Comprehension Skills and Strategies Test Friday, 11/2 on the Anchor Text “My Librarian is a Camel.”  Students will be assessed on the story’s vocabulary words, comprehension of the story, and the target skills (Cause and Effect, Interpret Visuals, and Domain-Specific Vocabulary)  and strategy (Visualize) presented in the story.

4.)  Writing:  Summarize “America’s Deadliest Disaster” using the prompts provided due Friday, 11/12.   

 

 

Wednesday, 10/31:

Happy Halloween!!!

 

Thursday, 11/1:

1.)  Grammar:  Complete pages 222-223 in Grammar Workshop.  Grammar Quiz Tuesday, 11/6 on Quotations.

2.)  Math:  Practice and Homework Lesson 2.9 pages 117-118.              

3.)  Reading:  Complete Cause and Effect Daily Reading Comprehension packet by Friday, 11/2.  Reading Comprehension Skills and Strategies Test Friday, 11/2 on the Anchor Text “My Librarian is a Camel.”  Students will be assessed on the story’s vocabulary words, comprehension of the story, and the target skills (Cause and Effect, Interpret Visuals, and Domain-Specific Vocabulary)  and strategy (Visualize) presented in the story.

4.)  Writing: Summarize “America’s Deadliest Disaster” using the prompts provided due Friday, 11/12.   

  

 

Friday, 11/2:

1.)  Math: Chapter 2 Test coming up next week.

2.)  Grammar: Grammar Quiz Tuesday, 11/6 on Quotations.