4th Grade Overview
Week of May 15, 2017
Students continue to have busy weeks ahead as we push toward the end of the year. 4th grade continues work on current units and projects this week. Students are completing most of their Math work on Zearn, so they may or may not need to log in and practice at night. If your child asks, they probably do need to log in and work on Zearn Math.
Here’s what we are learning this week.
Benchmark: 1.f (memorize the core Scripture verses), 4.a (God places people in authority) b (forgiveness) c (honesty vs. rationalizing) behavior)
Bible memory verse: No Verse this Week
Benchmark: 2.a (vocabulary), 3.b (elements of Literature), 5.e fluency
|Unit 6: Poetry
This unit will emphasize the study and structure of poetry. Students will identify literary devices and consider how they create tone and meaning. Students will study figurative language through the reading and use of poetry.
Benchmark: 4.e(Big 6 Research), 5.e (sentence fluency), 5.f (conventions) 7.d,e,f (Research Process)
|Writing Workshop: Informational Articles/Research
We will be developing and revising forms of expository writing including emails, friendly letters, formal letters, personal essays, and reports. Expository Writing
Daily Spelling/Word Work – Spelling Sort Quiz – Wed (5/10)
Benchmarks: 4.NF.1 (Equivalent Fractions), 4.NF.3b (Decomposing Fractions)
|Module 5/6: Equivalent Fractions and Decimals
Benchmarks: 1.a (Regional History), 2.b (Regional Geography), 4.b (Regional Economy), 5.a (Culture)
|Region Study: Region Projects
We learn about the unique history, geography, economy, and culture of America’s Northeast region.
In addition to other homework, students should be reading nightly for at least 20 minutes. Ideally, this can be used as a part of your child’s bedtime routine.
No Homework – Have a great Weekend!
|THINGS TO KNOW|
Date to Remember:
May 18 3-5 Chapel – 8:10am – Commons Basement
May 19 End of year Variety Show – 7:00pm
May 23 Class Party
May 26 K-8 Assembly – 10:30am
May 26 School ends
Helpful Online Resources for 4th Grade
|PowerSchool||Xtra Math||Splash Math||Typing.com||Spelling City|
|Taichung Library (must use MA login)||ixl
Free Language Arts and Math Practice
|McGraw Hill Math Textbook||Kidblog||Quizlet Grade 4|
|Class Dojo||LearnZillion||Bible Gateway||Prezi||Tinkercad|
|Google Classroom||Khan Academy||GloBible
(free Bible app)