Ms. Wejman

April 12th, 2019

Peek at the Week ~ Week of April 22nd

Room 207

Peek at the Week

Week of April 22-26

 

Math: Build fractions from unit fractions.

The students will continue to multiply fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers.  On Wednesday, they will work with other students to solve an open response problem involving making a fruit salad from different fractions of fruit.  On Thursday, they will critique other students’ work and make revisions to their own work.

 

Reading: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.  

The fourth graders will continue to read poetry and focus on the theme of the specific poem.  

 

Writing: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.  

The students will begin to work on their poetry books.  Every poet will pick a theme for their book and they will have to write at least three poems pertaining to that theme.  Throughout the book, the poets will have to use figurative language, sensory imagery, repetition, appropriate line breaks, and correct spelling.  Ask your poet what the theme of his or her poetry book is.

 

Homework Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Reading Read the stories in Lesson 28.   Complete three Tic Tac Toe activities.   Tic Tac Toe activities due.  
Math Homelink 7.4 Homelink 7.5 Homelink 7.6 Math Homework Due.
April 12th, 2019

Homework ~ Week of April 22nd

Monday, April 22nd

This week for homework, read the stories in Lesson 28.  By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook.  At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Read Museums Worlds of Wisdom.  Which museum would be your favorite to visit.  Draw a picture of yourself there and write a caption of what you are doing.   Read the poems on page 42 and 43.  Write your own poem about a museum.   Complete the activity on page 44.   
Complete the activity on page 45.  You must write out all of the sentences.   Read Museums Worlds of Wisdom. Identify the main idea of each of the four subtitles.     Pretend you have visited one of the museums mentioned in Museums Worlds of Wisdom.  Write a letter to Miss Wejman about what you did there. Your letter should have five sentences and be written in correct letter format.  
How are the poems on pages 42 and 43 different?  How are they the same? Please write your observations in a Venn Diagram.    Write a letter to Miss Wejman about what you learned from reading Making the Most From Trash.  Your letter should have five sentences and be written in correct letter format.   As you are reading, identify an unfamiliar word.  Include the word written in the sentence. Explain how you used context clues to define the word.  Then, look up the word to find the actual definition.
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