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Eureka Math Homework Helper

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Mrs. Kirkwood- For the Week of 10/23

Red Ribbon Week-Schoolwide

Monday- college/NFL team shirt

Tuesday-jeans day (Pumas-field trip to Crystal Springs)

Wednesday-crazy hair and socks

Thursday-wear Red

Friday-Character Book Parade (A character from My Life with OJ or Aces Wild) OR WCES/Puma clothing 

Language:  Prepositional phrases

Prefix –ly

Imagery

Writing:   Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly

Reading:  Describe how setting influences a character’s actions

Describe mood

Explain the cultural context of a poem

Determine meaning or domain-specific words, rhythm and repetition in poetry

Analyze theme 

Homework:  *Independent Reading- at least 120-150 minutes a week (Friday after school until Friday morning of the next week).  Students or parents may record reading in the Social Studies section of their planner.  Please include title, time spent reading and pages read.  If the student is reading the same book all week just include the title once.  Students should ask their parents to sign their planner on Thursday evening or Friday morning for teachers to review on Friday. Please include total minutes read by parent signature.  Students are encouraged to work on their IRLA goal during this time. 

*Reading Passage Homework Introduced on Tuesday 10/25 due on Tuesday 10/31. 

*Wordlywise Vocabulary work: No new lesson this week Please write out work on a separate piece of notebook paper and return unmarked handout.  When writing sentences, start sentences differently to increase your sentence fluency.  Keep finished work until due date on Wednesday, 10/25.   Additional word lists and games can be found at http://www.wordlywise3000.com.   

Lesson 7 work due and Quiz on 10/25 due to Crystal Springs Field Trip on Tuesday.   

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Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

October 23-27, 2017 has been designated as Red Ribbon Week!

WCES will use this week as a time to address drug prevention and reinforce

refusal skills.

Below is our day-by-day schedule of events…

Please join us in the fun by participating in each day’s theme.

 

Monday, October 23rd— “Look to the Future”

                  Wear a college/NFL team shirt.

 

Tuesday, October 24th—  “Drugs give me the Blues.”

                Wear jeans day.

 

Wednesday, October 25th— “It’s Crazy to do drugs”

              Crazy Hair and Socks.

 

Thursday, October 26th – We are REaDy  for Red Ribbon Week

 Wear Red Day.

 

Friday, October 27th – “WCES Chooses to be Drug Free”

                  Wear your favorite WCES clothing.

 

 

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Mrs. Barcelona- For the Week of 10/17

Math: 4th- Investigate and use the formulas for area and perimeter of rectangles.

Solve multiplicative comparison word problems by applying the area and perimeter formulas.

Demonstrate understanding of area and perimeter formulas by solving multi-step real world problems.

Topic A Quiz

Interpret and represent patterns when multiplying by 10, 100, and 1,000 in arrays and numerically.

HW: Nightly homework based on lessons finished in class.

5th-  Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm and using estimation to check for reasonableness of the product.

Topic B Quiz

Multiply decimal fractions with tenths by multi-digit whole numbers using place value understanding to record partial products.

Multiply decimal fractions by multi-digit whole numbers through conversion to a whole number problem and reasoning about the placement of the decimal.

Reason about the product of a whole number and a decimal with hundredths using place value understanding and estimation.

HW: Nightly homework based on lessons finished in class.

Science: Lesson 1 and 2 Quiz, How do Animals Reproduce?, What are Heredity, Instincts and Learned Behaviors?, Lesson 3 and 4 Quiz

HW:  Mystery Science homework this week.  Due on Thursday. Students will need to clink on the link that I provided below.

https://mysteryscience.com/flowers/mystery-1/flowering-reproduction/91?r=1295521&t=student

They will watch short videos and answer questions in between each video on a separate piece of paper.  There are 14 questions in all that should be answered using complete sentences.  They will also complete the activity provided.  The question/answer sheet is the only item needed to be turned in.  Please do not try to sign up for an account it is not necessary.  Check out some of the extras! All materials will be provided on Thursday.

Reminders:  10/19 Florida Orchestra Field Trip, 10/24 Crystal Springs Field Trip, 10/24 Eureka Parent Night 6pm, 10/27 Book Character Parade (Students can dress as any characters from When Life Give You OJ and Aces Wild), 10/27 Fall Festival

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Ms. Pifer- For the Week of 10/17

Language:  Gather information from multiple sources to create personal research project (PROBE). Narrative nonfiction-establish setting and understand character motivation.

Determine main idea and details of informational text. Examine unknown domain-specific vocabulary encountered in text. Compare and contrast multiple informational texts. Determine text features used in informational text. Comprehension and inference in informational text. Understand and apply Greek/Latin root words. Understand figurative language.

Writing: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose and audience. Understand and implement a clear pre-writing plan/graphic organizer and summary. Determine Main Idea and Details in pre-planning and final summary. Annotate sources (text evidence).

Reading: Informational Articles:  Author’s Purpose, Integrate two or more articles, Context Clues, Main Idea/Details, Text Features-Maps, Diagrams and Tables, and Text Structure (Chronological, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution)

Speaking and Listening: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Homework:  Wordly Wise vocabulary homework packet is due Wednesday, October 18 (extra day for no school on 10/16). New packet will be sent home Tuesday, October 17, due Tuesday, October 24. Vocab quiz given October  24. Please note new Reading Log in planner. The Reading Log contains 4th grade standards to be applied and answered by the student for Monday-Thursday reading. Parents, please sign Reading Log on Thursday night for check at school on Friday. Logs will remain in planner over the weekend to record Friday, Saturday and Sunday minutes (no standards to be answered on those days, only minutes recorded). The Log will be replaced on Monday with new weekly Log.

*Independent Reading- 120 minutes a week (Friday after school until Friday morning of the next week).  Students or parents may record reading in the notes section of their planner which is underneath Friday.  Please include title, time spent reading and pages read.  If the student is reading the same book all week just include the title once.  Students ask their parents to sign their planner on Thursday evening or Friday morning for teachers to review on Friday.  Work on your IRLA goal during this time. 

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Probe Research Projects

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Mrs. Kirkwood- For the Week of 10/16

Language:  Order Adjectives

Compound Words  

Context Clues

Writing:  Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly

Reading:  Explain procedures, ideas and concepts in a scientific and historical text

Read and comprehend social studies the 4-5 grade text complexity band

Social Studies:

Chapter 12 How does Florida’s government work?

Homework:  *Independent Reading- at least 120 minutes a week (Friday after school until Friday morning of the next week).  Students or parents may record reading in the Social Studies section of their planner.  Please include title, time spent reading and pages read.  If the student is reading the same book all week just include the title once.  Students should ask their parents to sign their planner on Thursday evening or Friday morning for teachers to review on Friday. Please include total minutes read by parent signature.  Students are encouraged to work on their IRLA goal during this time.

*Wordlywise Vocabulary work: Lesson 7 will be introduced on Tues. 10/24.  Please write out work on a separate piece of notebook paper and return unmarked handout.  When writing sentences, start sentences differently to increase your sentence fluency.  Keep finished work until due date on Tuesday, 10/24.   Additional word lists and games can be found at http://www.wordlywise3000.com.   

Lesson 6 work due and Quiz on 10/17.  

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Mystery Science-NEW!

HW:  Mystery Science homework this week.  Due on Thursday. Students will need to clink on the link that I provided below.

https://mysteryscience.com/flowers/mystery-1/flowering-reproduction/91?r=1295521&t=student

They will watch short videos and answer questions in between each video on a separate piece of paper.  There are 14 questions in all that should be answered using complete sentences.  They will also complete the activity provided.  The question/answer sheet is the only item needed to be turned in.  Please do not try to sign up for an account it is not necessary.  Check out some of the extras! All materials will be provided on Thursday.

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Sunshine State Book Challenge

Sunshine State Books Challenge

Read a Sunshine state book.

Take and Pass a Quiz.

Earn Charms.

Collect All 15!

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Ms. Pifer- For the Week of 10/9

Language:  Determine main idea and details of informational text. Examine unknown domain-specific vocabulary encountered in text. Compare and contrast multiple informational texts. Determine text features used in informational text. Comprehension and inference in informational text. Understand and apply Greek/Latin root words. Understand figurative language. 

Writing:   PROBE journals: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose and audience. Understand and implement a clear pre-writing plan/graphic organizer and summary. Determine Main Idea and Details in pre-planning and final summary.

Reading: Informational Articles:  Author’s Purpose, Integrate and compare/contrast three articles, Context Clues, Main Idea/Details, Text Features-Maps, Diagrams and Tables, and Text Structure (Chronological, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution). Research and read informational text from multiple sources (online and print).

Speaking and Listening: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Homework:  Wordly Wise vocabulary homework packet is due Tuesday, October 10 and vocab quiz will be given. New packet will be sent home Tuesday, October 10. Due Tuesday, October 17. Please note new Reading Log in planner. The Reading Log contains 4th grade standards to be applied and answered by the student for Monday-Thursday reading. Parents, please sign Reading Log on Thursday night for check at school on Friday. Logs will remain in planner over the weekend to record Friday, Saturday and Sunday minutes (no standards to be answered on those days, only minutes recorded). The Log will be replaced on Monday with new weekly Log.

*Independent Reading- 120 minutes a week (Friday after school until Friday morning of the next week).  Students or parents may record reading in the notes section of their planner which is underneath Friday.  Please include title, time spent reading and pages read.  If the student is reading the same book all week just include the title once.  Students ask their parents to sign their planner on Thursday evening or Friday morning for teachers to review on Friday.  Work on your IRLA goal during this time. 

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