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4th grade Cuccio Mrs. Cuccio

Grade 4: Week of 10/22-10/26

Reminders:  

  • Winter Uniforms Required as of Monday, 10/22
  • Progress Reports will be sent home Tuesday, 10/23
  • $2 Dress Down on Wednesday, 10/24 to support our troops
  • Signed Progress Reports are due back by Thursday, 10/25
  • OptionalSpooky Saga Stories Due: Thursday, 10/25
  • The Cheesecake Sale ends on Friday, October 26th.
  • The Pumpkin Patch will be taking place on Friday, October 26th; a notice discussing details about this day was sent home on Tuesday, October 16th.
  • October Scholastic Orders Due: Monday, 10/30
  • Veterans Day Show: Wednesday, November 7th (Free Dress Down in redwhite, and/or blue**Click here to have your son/daughter practice his/her assigned parts**

 

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

Science: 

In Chapter 1, students will:

  • Construct a model of a cell.
  • Identify and describe structures that make up plant cells and animal cells.
  • Describe the characteristics of one-celled organisms, bacteria, and protists.
  • Observe the function of a plant stem.
  • Describe the structures of vascular and nonvascular plants.
  • Describe the structure of fungi.
  • Make a model of a backbone.
  • Describe characteristics of vertebrates.
  • Describe characteristics of invertebrates.

 

ELA:

Vocabulary:

Unit 3 Test on Friday will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech and definitions.

Unit 3 Vocabulary words:

1.)       attractive                7.)      qualify

2.)      burden                    8.)      response

3.)      consent                   9.)      shabby

4.)      dependable             10.)     thaw

5.)      indicate                   11.)     urgent

6.)      previous                  12.)     vanity

Check out this website:

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

 

Reading/Writing: 

The students will be reading an article from the magazine Storyworks called “America’s Deadliest Disaster.”  They will examine how the author uses descriptive details to help readers understand what a terrible disaster was like.  They will write their own narratives using descriptive details.

Check out this website: 

https://storyworks.scholastic.com/

  • Click on the log in button in the top right corner.
  • Click on I am a Student.
  • Type in the password cuccio On the Welcome page.

 

The students will continue reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow retold from Washington Irving independently and write another Reading Response.

 

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

 

Homework for the Week of October 22nd -26th:

Monday, 10/22:         

1.)  Vocabulary: Finish illustrations and detailed sentences for all 12 vocabulary words from Unit 3.  Don’t forget to highlight or underline the vocabulary word in each sentence.  Unit 3 Test on Friday will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech and definitions.    

2.)  Math: 

  • Think Central Assignment: Multiply using the Distributive Property Lesson 2.5. 
  • Chapter 2 Lessons 2.1-2.7 Quiz on Monday, October 29th. Study pages 63-106.

3.)  Reading:  Finish reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and complete a Reading Response by Friday, 10/26.  Choose two reading response questions that you have not done yet.

4.)  Science:   Chapter 1 Test Thursday, 10/25.

5.)  Religion: The students will need supplies to create their “Spoonly Saints” by Monday, October, 29th.

 

Tuesday, 10/23: 

1.)  Vocabulary:  Complete Match the Meaning page 30 and Synonyms and Antonyms page 31.  Write words 1-6 three times each in your ELA notebook.  Make corrections to incorrect sentences from yesterday.  Unit 3 Test on Friday will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech and definitions

2.)  Math: 

  • Complete Worksheet Lesson 2.6 (Reteach)Multiply using Expanded Form.
  • Chapter 2 Lessons 2.1-2.7 Quiz on Monday, October 29th. Study pages 63-106.

3.)  Reading:  Finish reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and complete a Reading Response by Friday, 10/26.  Choose two reading response questions that you have not done yet.

4.) Science:  Chapter 1 Test Thursday, 10/25.

5.)  Religion: The students will need supplies to create their “Spoonly Saints” by Monday, October, 29th.

 

Wednesday, 10/24:

1.)  Vocabulary:  Complete pages 32-33 in the Vocabulary Workshop book.  (Completing the Sentence and Word Study)  Write words 7-12 three times each in your ELA notebook.  Unit 3 Test on Friday will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech and definitions.

2.)  Math:   

  • Complete pages 103-104 Practice and Homework Lesson 2.7 Multiply using Partial Products.            
  • Chapter 2 Lessons 2.1-2.7 Quiz on Monday, October 29th. Study pages 63-106 and completeThink Central Review Assignment. 
  • Two Think Central Assignments:  Multiply using Expanded Form Lesson 2.6 and Multiply Using Partial Products Lesson 2.7 due Friday, 10/26.
  • One Additional Think Central Assignment: Lessons 2.1-2.7 Review due Sunday, 10/28.

3.)  Reading:  Finish reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and complete a Reading Response by Friday, 10/26.  Choose two reading response questions that you have not done yet. 

4.)  Science:  Chapter 1 Test tomorrow.

5.)  Religion: The students will need supplies to create their “Spoonly Saints” by Monday, October, 29th.

 

Thursday, 10/25:

1.)  Vocabulary:  Study for Unit 3 Test tomorrow.  Unit 3 Test will include the proper spelling of all 12 words, as well as knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, part of speech and definitions. 

2.)  Math:  .              

  • Chapter 2 Lessons 2.1-2.7 Quiz  CHANGED to Wednesday, October 31st. Study pages 63-106. 
  • One Think Central Assignment:  Multiply using Expanded Form Lesson 2.6 due Friday, 10/26.
  • One Additional Think Central Assignment: Lessons 2.1-2.7 Review due Sunday, 10/28.

3.)  Reading:  Finish reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and complete a Reading Response by tomorrow.  Choose two reading response questions that you have not done yet. 

4.)  Religion: The students will need supplies to create their “Spoonly Saints” by Monday, October, 29th.

 

 

Friday, 10/26:

1.)  Math: 

  • Chapter 2 Lessons 2.1-2.7 Quiz CHANGED to Wednesday, October 31st. Study pages 63-106. 
  • One Think Central Assignment: Lessons 2.1-2.7 Review due Sunday, 10/28.

2.)  Religion: The students will need supplies to create their “Spoonly Saints” by Monday, October, 29th.