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, October 20, 2017
Science – go over Science study guide
Reminder: The book report is due on October 31, 2017; shadow box project on Karana’s house is due on November 10, 2017 (See hand-out distributed October 10, 2017.)
LESSONS, week of October 23, 2017 (Subject to Change)
CCSS 4.NBT.1: Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right
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.S1 Locate, order, and compare whole numbers on a number line.
CCSS 4.NF.7 Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions (e.g., by using a visual model).
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
Monday: Use strategies to add mentally; understand the four meanings of subtraction (Lessons 2-2, 2-3)
Tuesday: Solve mathematical expressions with variables (Lesson 2-4)
Wednesday: Find missing addends, subtrahends, and minuends (Lesson 2-5)
Thursday: Quiz on solving mathematical expressions with variables
Friday: Add and subtract mentally (Lesson 2-6)
CS.3: Develop through faith an experience of God as a lifelong relationship
Monday: Increase understanding about God’s creation of the human body (Lesson 5)
Tuesday: Help students appreciate the early stages of life (Lesson 6)
Thursday: Parent-Teacher Conference
Friday: Test on Lessons 5 and 6
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: Review “The Horned Toad Prince”
Tuesday: Test on “The Horned Toad Prince”
Wednesday: Differentiate between and identify cause and effect
Thursday: Differentiate between fact and opinion
Friday: Draw conclusions
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: Review singular possessive nouns; recognize and create the possessive form of regular and irregular plural nouns (Lesson 2.6)
Tuesday: Review forming possessive nouns
Wednesday: Quiz on using possessive nouns in sentences
Thursday: Understand and recognize collective nouns (Lesson 2.7)
Friday: Differentiate between count and noncount nouns (Lesson 2.8)
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 with sh, ch, tch, wh (Lesson 7)
Wednesday: Proofread a sign; use spelling words in rhymes
Thursday: Play Sparkle to practice words
Friday: Test on Lesson 7
CCSS W4.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences
Tuesday: Publish personal narrative
Friday: Identify characteristics of a good description
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: Review for test on the Human Body
Tuesday: Test on the Human Body
Wednesday: Identify/discuss functions of the human eye
Thursday: Parent-Teacher Conference
Friday: Lab on exploring lenses
Book report due on October 31
Shadow box on Karana’s house due November 10
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: Determine vocabulary definitions using “Civil War Drummers”
Tuesday: Preview/begin reading/discussing “Hold the Flag High”
Wednesday: Read/discuss “Hold the Flag High”
Thursday: Review “Hold the Flag High”
Friday: Test on “Hold the Flag High”