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 4TH GRADE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

 

 

 

 

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Important Reminders

 

 

 

 

 

 WEEK AT A GLANCE

 

 

      Weekly Mentor Sentence: (Grammar)

 Janice was very scrupulous about everything she wrote on the test.  she wanted to score the highest grade in the class, and impress her teacher.

   Focus skill: Using context clues to dtermine the meanings of words

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Vocabulary Words: (next quiz:Jan 19th )

loathe, labor, crave, lend a hand, permanent, temporary 

 

  We work with our words daily through a variety of activities.  Students are assessed every 2 weeks. 

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Spelling: (next quiz: Jan 26)

 

soil, destroy, although, fault, awful

unusual, recycle, disagree, neighbor, doctor

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Writing:

This week we are focusing on rewriting a fiction stroy from another point of view.

 

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Reading:

Unit 5: Making Inferences

During this unit, students will make inferences to understand characters and continue to use text structure to explore narrative text.  They will make inferences to help them understand why something happens in nonfiction text.    

Mentor Text - Ameila's Road & The Only and Only Ivan

Objectives:

* Work with a partner

* Explore elements of narrative fiction.

* Discuss the use of first and third person point of view.

*Make inferences to understand characters

* Read independently for 20 minutes.

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 Social Studies:

 Reading and learning about several historical figures in history including George Washington Carver, Booker T. Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are studying, learning anW reading about famous African Americans including Harriet Tubman, Henry Box Brown and Rosa Parks.