On this page, you will find class reminders and lesson plans for the week.
FOURTH GRADE (FIFTH GRADE READING: Please scroll to bottom of the page for lesson plan.)
- All money should be in an envelope marked with the child’s name, grade, and purpose.
- All books and workbooks should be covered; no contact paper on textbooks.
- Brown envelopes should be returned to school by the following Monday at the latest.
- Test folders go home on Fridays and should be returned, with all papers signed, by the following Monday.
- Extra help is provided on Wednesdays, from 3:00-3:45 (beginning September 20, 2016). If your child needs extra help, please write me a brief note letting me know the specific lesson(s) he/she needs help with, and information on how your child will be getting home.
- Students enrolled in band during regular school hours are responsible for any work missed.
HOMEWORK, December 12, 2017
Math – study for chapter test
LESSONS, week of December 11, 2017 (Subject to Change)
CCSS 4.NBT.2: Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
CCSS 4.NBT.3 Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.
CCSS 4.NBT.4 Fluently add and subtract multidigit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
CCSS 4.OA.5 Generate a number or shape pattern that follows a given rule. Identify apparent features of the pattern that were not explicit in the rule itself
CCSS 4.OA.3 Solve multi-step word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding
Monday: Review Chapter 3
Tuesday: Review Chapter 3
Wednesday: Test on Chapter 3
Thursday: Apply the properties of multiplication (Lesson 4-1)
Friday: Use models to understand multiplication (Lesson 4-2); multiply tens, hundreds, and thousands by 1-digit numbers (Lesson 4-3)
CS.3: Develop through faith an experience of God as a lifelong relationship
Monday: Examine what God tells us about God’s forgiveness and love (Chapter 5)
Tuesday: Identify ways to prepare for the sacrament of Reconciliation
Thursday: Share God’s gift of peace and unity with other people
Friday: Review chapter ideas
CCSS RL.4.1: Refer to details and example in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text
CCSS RL.4.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the test; summarize text
CCSS RL.4.3: Describe in depth a character, setting or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text
CCCS RI.4.2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
CCCS L.4.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a) Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. c) Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases
Monday: Discuss vocabulary for “Paul Bunyan” using “Working with Babe”
Tuesday: Read/discuss “Paul Bunyan”
Wednesday: Read/discuss “Paul Bunyan”
Thursday: Read/discuss “Paul Bunyan”
Friday: Review “Paul Bunyan”
CCSS L4.1f: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (f) Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
Monday: Form contractions with pronouns correctly (Lesson 3.11)
Tuesday: Review pronouns
Wednesday: Review pronouns
Thursday: Test on pronouns
Friday: Identify adjectives in sentences
CCSS L.4.2d: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. (d) Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
Tuesday: Read/spell words in Lesson 12 (Review chapter)
Wednesday: Complete review exercises
Thursday: Play “Sparkle” to practice spelling
Friday: Test on Lesson 12
CCSS W4.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences
Tuesday: Edit letter from elf to Santa
Friday: Publish letter from elf to Santa
Standard 5.1 (Scientific Processes) All students will develop problem-solving decision-making and inquiry skills, reflected by formulating usable questions and hypotheses, planning experiments, conducting systematic observations, interpreting and analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and communicating results.
Monday: Read/discuss/complete the passage on Dr. Wagner.
Tuesday: Review for test on Microscopes and Magnification
Wednesday: Review for test on Microscopes and Magnification
Thursday: Lab, Investigations 4 and 5
Friday: Test on Microscopes and Magnification
CCSS RI.5.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text
CCSS RL.5.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem refects upon a topic; summarize the text
CCSS RL.5.10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently
CCSS RF.5.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. a) Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
CCSS RI.5.1: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
CCSS RI.5.2: Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Monday: Read/discuss “The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins”
Tuesday: Reading/discuss “The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins”
Wednesday: Review “The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins”
Thursday: Test on “The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins”
Friday: Discuss mid-term project; recall using graphic sources and making inferences