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4th grade Cuccio Mrs. Cuccio

Grade 4: Week of 11/26-11/30

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Reminders:

  • 1st Trimester Ends: Monday, December 3rd
  • Bake Sale: Thursday, December 6th
  • 12 PM Dismissal: Thursday, December 6th
  • Report Card Conferences 12:30 & 6 PM: Thursday, December 6th
  • Trip to East Heaven High Play at ICC: Friday, December 7th
  • Scholastic Orders Due: Monday, 12/5

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Homework for the Week of November 26h:

Monday, 11/26:

1.)  Math:  Complete Think Central Lesson 2.11.  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.)  Science:  Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz Thursday, 11/29.

3.)  Reading:  The Power of W.O.W.! Reading Comprehension Test tomorrow. 

4.)  Spelling:  Complete Homophones in Reader’s Notebook on page 52 (all) AND write misspelled words 3 times each along with correct meaning.  Homophone Quiz Friday, 11/30. 

5.)  Scholastic Book orders due by 12/5.

 

Tuesday, 11/27:

1.)  Math:  Complete Think Central Lesson 2.12. 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.)  Science:  Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz Thursday, 11/29.

3.)  Scholastic Book orders due by 12/5.

4.)  Spelling: Write clear complete sentences for words 1-10.  Give detail in your sentences!!!!  Homophone Quiz Friday, 11/30. 

5.)  Grammar:  Complete Grammar Workshop page 46.

 

Wednesday, 11/28:

1.)  Math:  Complete Think Central Chapter 2 Review (Post Test) 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.)  Science:  Chapter 3 Vocabulary Quiz Thursday, 11/29.

3.)  Scholastic Book orders due by 12/5.

4.)  Spelling:  Write clear complete sentences for words 11-20.  Give detail in you sentencesHomophone Quiz Friday, 11/30. 

 

 

Thursday, 11/29:

1.)  Scholastic Book orders due by 12/5.

2.)  Spelling:  Homophone Quiz tomorrow. 

 

Friday, 11/30:

1.)  Scholastic Book orders due by 12/5.

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Week at a Glance:

Religion:

In Chapter 3, the students will learn that God gives us the freedom to choose to love and follow him.  They will lean that choices that lead us away from God are called sins.

 

ELA:

Spelling:  Spell homophones

Spelling Words:

1.)  wait                                                11.)  sent

2.)  weight                                            12.)  cent

3.)  heard                                             13.)  scent

4.)  herd                                               14.)  feet

5.)  days                                               15.)  feat

6.)  daze                                              16.)  vain

7.)  heel                                               17.)  vane

8.)  heal                                               18.)  vein

9.)  peak                                              19.)  miner

10.)  peek                                            20.)  minor            

 

Reading: 

Storyworks:  Saving America’s Wolves by Kristin Lewis

Learning Objectives:  The students will identify cause-and-effect relationships in an article about America’s wolf population.  They will learn wildlife-related vocabulary.

Key Skills:  Cause and effect, vocabulary, author’s craft, key details, interpreting text, drawing conclusions, text features

 

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.

 

Science:

Big Idea:  Living things are adapted for survival in their environment

Essential Questions:

Lesson 1:  How Do the Bodies of Animals Help Them Meet Their Needs?

Lesson 2:  How Do the Behaviors of Animals Help Them Meet Their Needs?

Lesson 3:  How Do Living Things of the Past Compare with Those of Today?

Vocabulary:

basic needs                          adaptation                             natural selection                    instinct                   hibernation

migration                               learned behavior                   fossil                                     extinction

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Specials:

Monday ~ GYM

Tuesday ~ ITALIAN AND COMPUTER

Wednesday ~ MASS/FATHER MARC

Thursday ~ ART

Friday ~ HANDWRITING

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Here are some useful websites:

Grammar:

http://www.sadlierconnect.com/gw

Vocabulary:

http://www.sadlierconnect.com/vw/vocabularyworkshop.com#null

Math:

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

Religion:

https://religion.sadlierconnect.com/wbcid

ELA:

https://storyworks.scholastic.com/