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4th grade Cuccio Mrs. Cuccio

Grade 4: Week of 11/19-11/23

Reminders:

  • Half day of school on Wednesday, 11/21
  • Thanksgiving Mass 8:30 AM: Wednesday, 11/21
  • In-class Thanksgiving Party on Wednesday, 11/21 (Students do not need to bring in snack that day.)

 

Week at a Glance:

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 19th:

Monday, 11/19:

1.)  Vocabulary:  Unit 4 Test tomorrow will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech, and definitions.

2.)  Math:    Complete Practice and Homework Lesson 2.10 pages 123-124. Chapter 2 Test Postponed until Thursday, 11/29.  ****Think Central optional reviews for all Chapter 2 Lessons have been reopened to review and practice until Thursday, 11/29.****

3.)  Reading:  Daily Comprehension packet on the Target Skill:  Theme due tomorrow.  Comprehension Test on The Power of W.O.W.!  on Tuesday, 11/27.

4.)  Science:  Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz Thursday, 11/29.

 

Tuesday, 11/20:

1.)  Math:  Complete Think Central 2.10.  Chapter 2 Test Postponed until Thursday, 11/29.  ****Think Central optional reviews for all Chapter 2 Lessons have been reopened to review and practice until Thursday, 11/29.****

2.)  Reading: Comprehension Test on The Power of W.O.W.!  on Tuesday, 11/27.

3.)  Science:  Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz Thursday, 11/29.

 

Wednesday, 11/21:

1.)  Math:  Chapter 2 Test Postponed until Thursday, 11/29.  ****Think Central optional reviews for all Chapter 2 Lessons have been reopened to review and practice until Thursday, 11/29.****

2.)  Reading:  Comprehension Test on The Power of W.O.W.!  on Tuesday, 11/27

3.)  Science:  Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz Thursday, 11/29.