Miss. Libert’s 3rd and 4th Grade

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January 14-18, 2019

Spelling

The class will be starting Sitton Spelling. Parents keep an eye out for your child’s spelling folders.

Fourth Graders- Unit 8 core words they will be learning are; state, list, stood, hundred, and ten. The skill the students will be working on is compound words. A compound word is a combination of two or more words.

Third Graders- Unit 8 core words they will be learning are; once, animal, life, enough, and took. The concept the students will be working on is frequent spelling patterns for /s/ which are s, ss, ce, ci and cy.

Reading

4th Graders will be reading BFG.

3rd Graders will continue reading The Family Under the Bridge.

-We also are reading short stories. We will be reading the myths Odysseus Fools the Cyclops and Odysseus and the Suitors.  The students are learning about story plots (background, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution).

*Each month students should read two chapter books at home. They then write a one page summary or do a verbal summary to Miss. Libert at school.

Math-

4th Graders will be working on Unit 7- Fractions and Their Uses; Chance and Probability

Monday:  7.5 Fractions and Mixed-Number Addition & Subtraction

Tuesday:    7.5 Continued

Wednesday: 7.6 Many Names for Fractions

Thursday:  7.7 Equivalent Fractions

Friday:    7.7 Continued

 

3rd Graders will be working on Unit 7- Multiplication and Division

Monday:  7.7 Estimating Costs

Tuesday:   7.8 Extended Facts Products of Tens

Wednesday:  7.9 Exploring Ratios and Geometric Figures

Thursday:  7.9 Continued

Friday:   Review for Test Tuesday

*Please be studying multiplication facts at home with your child

Language

The third and fourth graders will be writing an informative/explanatory text. The students will first read about the Great Pyramid of Giza. Then, they will write about why and how the ancient Egyptians built the Great Pyramid using supporting details from the story.

 

Social Studies

Monday- Tuesday: Students will be reading week 6 of North Dakota Studies Weekly. It focuses on money (personal income, how education affects personal income, and what is debt).

Wednesday- Friday: Students will be reading week 8 of North Dakota Studies Weekly. It focuses on North Dakota’s First People (Early American Indians).

*For Social Studies and Science, we will rotate them per quarter, so we can focus on one subjects material at a time (instead of dividing the time between the two each day).