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.