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4th grade Cuccio Mrs. Cuccio

Week of October 8th – October 12th.

Reminders:

  • School will be closed on Monday, October 8th-Columbus Day.
  • TerraNova testing begins on Tuesday, October 9th-Monday, October 15th. Make up days will be taking place until Friday, October 19th.
  • We will be having a $2.00 purple Dress Down Day on Wednesday, October 10th, to support those affected by Lupus. All of the proceeds will go towards the Lupus Walk on Saturday, October 13th.

 

Week at a Glance:

Religion: 

The students will be completing and presenting their Beatitudes Project.

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:

Grammar/Writing:  This week, the students will review compound sentences and the four kinds of sentences, identify complex sentences and their subordinating conjunctions, write subordinating conjunctions to complete complex sentences, write complex sentences, identify fragments and run-ons, rewrite run-on sentences, correct fragments and run-ons, and write subjects or predicates to make fragments complete.

 

Reading: Students will begin reading and responding to the Story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Retold From Washington Irving. 

 

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.

 

 

Homework for the Week of October 8th -October 12th :

Monday, 10/8:     

No School

 

Tuesday, 10/9: 

1.)  Religion- 

Write a speech explaining your assigned beatitude.  In your work, you must explain what the beatitude means and how it can be applied by someone in today’s world.  Why is the beatitude important in the eyes of Jesus?  Why it is necessary for our world?  What does it fully mean and what is its impact on us?  This speech along with the poster boards the children have been working on in school are due by Friday, 10/12.  The children will present their speeches in front of the class, so they should be well rehearsed.   

 

2.)  Grammar: 

Grammar Test on Types of Sentences, Compound and Complex Sentences, complete sentences, fragments, and run-on sentences on Tuesday, 10/16.

 

3.)  Math: 

Two Think Central Assignments have been created and are due Friday, 10/12. (Lesson 2.1 Algebra – Multiplication Comparisons and 2.2 Algebra – Comparison Problems)

 

4.)  Reading: 

Read Chapters 1-3 on pages 1-12 in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Retold from Washington Irving and fill in the Reading Response worksheet.  Fill in the Title of the Book, which must capitalized and underlined, and fill in the author.  Next, the students must locate, define, and give the part of speech of at least three words that you come across as you are reading.   Remember, if a word has multiple meanings, be sure to write down the correct definition based on how it is used in context!  Use context clues.  Finally, choose 2 questions from the Reading Response Question List to answer.  Each question should be written in clear detailed sentences.  Be sure to restate the question and stretch out your sentences.  Your answers must be at least 3 sentences each. This assignment will be graded and is due Friday, 10/12.

 

5.) Science:  Chapter 1 Vocabulary Quiz Wednesday, 10/17.

          Lesson 1:       organism                 microscopic             bacteria                                                            protist

          Lesson 2:       vascular                  nonvascular             fungi  

          Lesson 3:       vertebrate               invertebrate

 

Wednesday, 10/10:

1.)  Religion:

Write a speech explaining your assigned beatitude.  In your work, you must explain what the beatitude means and how it can be applied by someone in today’s world.  Why is the beatitude important in the eyes of Jesus?  Why it is necessary for our world?  What does it fully mean and what is its impact on us?  This speech along with the poster boards the children have been working on in school are due by Friday, 10/12.  The children will present their speeches in front of the class, so they should be well rehearsed.   

 

2.)  Grammar: 

Grammar Test on Types of Sentences, Compound and Complex Sentences, complete sentences, fragments, and run-on sentences on Tuesday, 10/16.

 

3.)  Math: 

Two Think Central Assignments have been created and are due Friday, 10/12. (Lesson 2.1 Algebra – Multiplication Comparisons and 2.2 Algebra – Comparison Problems)

 

4.)  Reading: 

Read Chapters 1-3 on pages 1-12 in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Retold from Washington Irving and fill in the Reading Response worksheet.  Fill in the Title of the Book, which must capitalized and underlined, and fill in the author.  Next, the students must locate, define, and give the part of speech of at least three words that you come across as you are reading.   Remember, if a word has multiple meanings, be sure to write down the correct definition based on how it is used in context!  Use context clues.  Finally, choose 2 questions from the Reading Response Question List to answer.  Each question should be written in clear detailed sentences.  Be sure to restate the question and stretch out your sentences.  Your answers must be at least 3 sentences each. This assignment will be graded and is due Friday, 10/12.

 

5.) Science:  Chapter 1 Vocabulary Quiz Wednesday, 10/17.

          Lesson 1:       organism                 microscopic             bacteria                                                            protist

          Lesson 2:       vascular                  nonvascular             fungi  

          Lesson 3:       vertebrate               invertebrate

 

Thursday, 10/11:

1.)  Religion:

Write a speech explaining your assigned beatitude.  In your work, you must explain what the beatitude means and how it can be applied by someone in today’s world.  Why is the beatitude important in the eyes of Jesus?  Why it is necessary for our world?  What does it fully mean and what is its impact on us?  This speech along with the poster boards the children have been working on in school are due by tomorrow.  The children will present their speeches in front of the class, so they should be well rehearsed.   

 

2.)  Grammar:  

Grammar Test on Types of Sentences, Compound and Complex Sentences, complete sentences, fragments, and run-on sentences on Tuesday, 10/16.

 

3.)  Math:

Two Think Central Assignments have been created and are due tomorrow. (Lesson 2.1 Algebra – Multiplication Comparisons and 2.2 Algebra – Comparison Problems)

 

4.)  Reading: 

Read Chapters 1-3 on pages 1-12 in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Retold from Washington Irving and fill in the Reading Response worksheet.  Fill in the Title of the Book, which must capitalized and underlined, and fill in the author.  Next, the students must locate, define, and give the part of speech of at least three words that you come across as you are reading.   Remember, if a word has multiple meanings, be sure to write down the correct definition based on how it is used in context!  Use context clues.  Finally, choose 2 questions from the Reading Response Question List to answer.  Each question should be written in clear detailed sentences.  Be sure to restate the question and stretch out your sentences.  Your answers must be at least 3 sentences each. This assignment will be graded and is due Friday, 10/12.

 

5.) Science:  Chapter 1 Vocabulary Quiz Wednesday, 10/17.

          Lesson 1:       organism                 microscopic             bacteria                                                            protist

          Lesson 2:       vascular                  nonvascular             fungi  

          Lesson 3:       vertebrate               invertebrate

 

Friday, 10/12:

1.)  Grammar:

Grammar Test on Types of Sentences, Compound and Complex Sentences, complete sentences, fragments, and run-on sentences on Tuesday, 10/16.

 

2.) Science:  Chapter 1 Vocabulary Quiz Wednesday, 10/17.

          Lesson 1:       organism                 microscopic             bacteria                                                            protist

          Lesson 2:       vascular                  nonvascular             fungi  

          Lesson 3:       vertebrate               invertebrate