4th Grade Newsletter

Feb. 15-19

WHAT WE ARE LEARNING THIS WEEK

ELA:


RI.4.6-Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.



L.4.1e-Form and use prepositional phrases.

L.4.2b-Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.




See assignment sheet for spelling list/homework.


Math:
Topic 13

4.NF.4-Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

4.NF.4a-Understand a fraction a/b as a multiple of 1/b.

4.NF.4b-Understand a multiple of a/b as a multiple of 1/b, and use this understanding to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

4.NF.4c-Solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number, e.g. by using visual fraction models in equations to represent a problem.

4.NF.5-Express a fraction with denominator 10 as an equivalent fraction with denominator 100, and use this technique to add

two fractions with respective denominators 10 and 100. For example, express 3/10 as 30/100, and add 3/10 + 4/100=34/100

4.NF.6-Use decimal notation for fractions with denominators 10 or 100. For example, rewrite 0.62 as 62/100; describe a length as 0.62 meters; locate 0.62 on a number line diagram.



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



Social Studies: Alabama in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries


Science: Life Science (interdependence of plants and animals)