April 11-15, 2016
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Upcoming events: Fourth Grade Musical Performance on April 26th
*** Please look for a refrigerator note from Mrs. Kidd concerning your student's attendance.
We will identify the impact of various issues and events on life in Texas such as urbanization, increased use of oil and gas, the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War II.
We will investigate that most producers need sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make their own food, while consumers are dependent on other organisms for food. We will also describe the flow of energy through food webs, beginning with the Sun, and predict how changes in the ecosystem affect the food web such as a fire in a forest.
We will represent the quotient of up to a 4-digit whole number divided by a 1-digit whole number using an array model, area model, or equation, including the standard algorithm for division.
We will summarize the main idea and supporting details in text in ways that maintain meaning. We will create a sequencing chart the summarizes the plot's main events. We will also explain the plot's main events and their influence on future events. We will compare different writing pieces to Don't Dry Up, Frogs!, including poems, art, fiction, and nonfiction pieces.
This week in writing, we will look at author's use of sentence structure and variance. We will model our sentences after the authors we are reading.
We will be focusing on establishing a central idea, supporting sentences with simple facts, details, and explanations, and making sure our paragraphs contain a concluding statement. We will be using a 3 by 3 to create our paragraphs.