Reading: Bunnicula: We will finish the novel this week and begin our in-depth response to the novel. RL.4.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions)
Writing: Halloween Haunted House Advertisements plus begin Halloween narratives CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Science: Light, eyes, and vision In this lesson, students discover the basics of how their eyes work, and figure out some of the causes of vision problems.
Second Step Unit 2: Emotional Management The goals of this unit include students being able to:
Use helpful questions to think about new aspects of the situation
Identify new ways to think about situations that could help them feel better
Explain why it’s important to calm strong emotions
Describe the benefits of rethinking
Grammar: Adverbs CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Vocabulary im meaning not CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.4.B Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word
Spelling alt, sum, super, -above, beyond, highest. Students are presented with 5, 10, 15, or 20 wordsCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.2.D Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
Religion: Mary, the Mother of God and Celebrate Mass on Wednesday
Math: Part two of Chapter 1 test covering 4.NBT.4 and beginning chapter two: Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations.4.NBT.5
Science: We begin our unit on the Human Machine. In this unit, students investigate structures and functions of the human body. Students explore how our bones and muscles are interconnected, how our eyes interact with light and impact our vision, and how our brain responds to stimuli in our environment.
Reading: Bunnicula RL.4.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Vocabulary: suffix less
Grammar:Literacy literacy 4.4B Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word