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Grade 4: Week of 11/12 – 11/16

Reminders:

  • School closed on Monday, 11/12
  • Individual Picture Day: Tuesday, 11/13
  • Class Picture Day: Wednesday, 11/13
  • Chocolate Sale Ends: Thursday, 11/15
  • $2 Dress Down Bright Lights Blessed Christmas Fundraiser: Thursday, 11/15
  • $2 Dress Down to provide Thanksgiving meals for the Carmelite Nuns: Friday, 11/16
  • Half day of school on Wednesday, 11/21

 

Week at a Glance:

Religion:  The students will be presenting their “Spoonly Saints” to their classmates.

 

ELA:

Vocabulary Words:  Unit 4

1.)  ambush                           2.)  calculate                         3.)  contribute                       4.)  dread

5.)  employ                            6.)  extend                            7.)  frantic                             8.)  initial

9.)  routine                            10.)  stun                                             11.)  sturdy                           12.)  yield

 

Grammar:  Unit 2 Nouns

  • Common and Proper Nouns
  • Singular and Plural Nouns
  • Irregular Plural Nouns
  • Possessive Nouns

 

Reading:

Essential Question:  Why might People raise money for a cause?

Anchor Text:  The Power of W.O.W.! by Crystal Hubbard.

Genre:  Play

This text explores how kids can make a difference in their community by getting involved in a cause.     

Paired SelectionThe Secret to Super Fundraising

Genre:  Informational Text

This text explains how to plan and carry out a fundraiser.  It uses headings, lists, and a chart to present important facts and ideas.

Target Skill/Strategy: 

  • Theme
  • Elements of Drama
  • Allusion
  • Analyze/Evaluate

Target Vocabulary:

assist                     burglaries               innocent                 scheme                  regretfully

misjudged              suspect                  favor                      speculated             prior

Math:

In Chapter 2, the students will:

  • 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.

 

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 November 12th:

Monday, 11/12:

Veterans Day

 

Tuesday, 11/13:

1.)  Math:  Complete page 110 from Lesson 2.8 Multiply Using Mental Math and Properties.  ***Change*** Math Chapter 2 Test Postponed until Tuesday, 11/20.

2.)  VocabularyWrite Unit 4 words 1-12 three times each neatly in ELA notebook.  These can be found on pages 38 and 39 in the Vocabulary Workshop book. Unit 4 Test Tuesday, 11/20 will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech, and definitions.

3.)  Reading:  Daily Comprehension packet on the Target Skill:  Theme due Tuesday, 11/20.

4.)  Social Studies: Chapter 3 Lesson 1 Quiz tomorrow.

 

Wednesday, 11/14:

1.)  Math:  Complete Problem Solving-Multistep Multiplication Problems worksheet. (Lesson 2.9 Reteach)  ***Change*** Math Chapter 2 Test Postponed until Tuesday, 11/20.

2.)  Vocabulary:  Complete Match the Meaning page 40 and Synonyms and Antonyms page 41 in the Vocabulary Workshop book.  FIX sentences from class today. Unit 4 Test Tuesday, 11/20 will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech, and definitions.

3.)  Reading:  Daily Comprehension packet on the Target Skill:  Theme due Tuesday, 11/20.

 

Thursday, 11/15:

1.)  Math:  Complete Think Central Lesson 2.9 Problem Solving – Multistep Multiplication Problems.  ***Change*** Math Chapter 2 Test Postponed until Tuesday, 11/20.

2.)  Vocabulary:  Complete page 42 Completing the Sentence and page 43 Word Association in the Vocabulary Workshop Book.  Unit 4 Test Tuesday, 11/20 will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech, and definitions.

3.)  Reading:  Daily Comprehension packet on the Target Skill:  Theme due Tuesday, 11/20.

 

Friday, 11/16:

1.)  Math: Chapter 2 Test Postponed until Tuesday, 11/20.

2.)  Vocabulary:  Unit 4 Test Tuesday, 11/20 will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech, and definitions.

3.)  Reading:  Daily Comprehension packet on the Target Skill:  Theme due Tuesday, 11/20.