4th Grade Newsletter

Sept. 8-11

UPCOMING EVENTS

WHAT WE ARE LEARNING THIS WEEK

ELA

Unit 1.5 Letters Home from Yosemite

Genre: Narrative Nonfiction

Comprehension Skill: Main Idea


Vocabulary Words:

1. impressive – able to impress the mind, feelings, conscience

2. naturalist - a person who studies living things

3. preserve – to keep from harm or change; protect

4. slopes- land that goes up or down at an angle

5. species –a set of related living things that share certain characteristics and that can interbreed

6. wilderness –a wild region with few or no people living in it

7. glacier – great mass of ice that moves very slowly down a mountain or along a valley


Spelling List:

usual, huge, flute, mood, smooth, threw, afternoon, scooter, juice, cruise, truth, bruise, cruel, excuse, pupil, groove, confuse, humor, duty, curfew



Math

Standards: 4.OA.C.5, 4.OA.A.3
Generalizing and Analyzing Patterns (EnVision Topic 2) TEST ON TUESDAY

Standards: 4.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.A.2, 4.NBT.A.3
Place Value (EnVision Topic 3)



SS and Science:

Please see the first newsletter of the nine weeks to see what we will be learning in SS and Science for the quarter (Aug. 10-14).