## Grade 4B Classroom

## Mrs. Severs

Mrs. Jessica Severs
Endorsement Certification in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Neumann University B.S. in Elementary Education from Wilson College B.S. Applied Psychology/Behavioral Science from Alright College Basic Diocesan Religious Certification Teaching in Catholic Education since 2006 |
## 4B Classroom InformationMath: HSP PA
Chapter 1 - Understand Place Value (Ones to Hundred Millions)
We work on comparing numbers,ordering numbers and solving word problems using logical reasoning. Chapter 2 - Add and Subtract Whole Numbers We work on rounding numbers through the millions, estimating sums and differences, add and subtract 3 and 4-digit numbers and solving word problems using the skill Estimate or Exact Answer Chapter 3 - Use Addition and Subtraction We work on learning the addition properties, writing and evaluating expression and adding and subtracting equations. We also solve word problems using the strategy Work Backward. Chapter 4 - Multiplication and Division Facts We work on relating multiplication and division, multiplying and dividing facts through 12 and solving word problems using the skill Choose and Operation. Chapter 5 Use Multiplication and Division Facts We work on the multiplication properties, Multiplication and division expressions, order of operations and solving word problems using the strategy predict and test. Chapter 6 Time and Temperature We work on telling time, elapsed time, elapsed time on a calendar, changing units of time, temperature, explore negative numbers and solve word problems using the skill sequence information. Chapter 9 - Multiply by 1-digit numbers We learn mental math and how to multiply 1-digit to 4-digit numbers and multiplying with zeros. We also learn to solve word problems using the skill evaluate reasonableness. Chapter 10-Multiply by 2-digit numbers We learn to multiply 2-digit numbers by 2 and 3-digit numbers and how to solve word problems using the skill multistep problems. Chapter 11 - Division We learn to divide with remainders, estimate quotients and how to solve word problems using the strategy Draw a Diagram. Chapter 12 - Practice Division We solve word problems with the skill interpret the remainder, divide 3-digit numbers and money and divide with zeros. Chapter 13 - Divide by 2 digit divisors We estimate quotients and solve word problems using the skill too much/too little information Chapter 14-Number Theory and Patterns We work on factors and multiples, divisibility rules, prime/composite numbers and solving word problems using the skill find a pattern. Chapter 15 - understand fractions and mixed numbers We learn to read and write fractions, model equivalent fractions, compare and order fractions, read and write mixed numbers, compare and order mixed numbers and solve word problems using the skill sequence information. Chapter 16 - add and subtract factions and mixed numbers We work on solving word problems using the strategy write and equation and adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers. Chapter 17 - Understand Decimals and Place Value We learn to relate fractions and decimals to the thousandths, relate mixed numbers and decimals and solve word problems using the skill draw conclusions. Chapter 18 - Add and subtract decimals and money. We learn to round decimals, estimate sums and differences, make change and solve word problems using the strategy compare strategies. Chapter 19 - lines, rays, angles and plane figures We learn about points, lines, rays, how to measure and classify angles, line relationships, polygons, how to classify triangles and quadrilaterals, circles and how to solve word problems using the strategy compare strategies. Chapter 20 - Motion Geometry We learn about congruent and similar figures, turns and symmetry, transformations and how to solve word problems using the strategy act it out. Math info www.thinkcentral.com Fact Fluency - Reflex Place Value http://www.starrmatica.com/standalone/starrMaticaplaveValueMysteryNumbers.swf http://www.quia.com/mc/279741.html http://www.funbrain.com/tens/index.html http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/me3us/flash/lessonLauncher.html?lesson=lessons/03/m3_03_00_x.swf Rounding Games http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-4/rounding http://www.softschools.com/math/rounding/game/ Elapsed Time http://www.aasd.k12.wi.us/staff/boldtkatherine/MathResources3-6/Math_Time.htm http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/time/mathman_time_elapsed.htm http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/elab2004/gr4/15.html Language Arts:
LA info www.pearsonsuccessnet.org This website is for bonus points in ILA and/or Science.
Vocabulary Skills: word structure Dictionary/Glossary context clues Comprehension Skills:Sequence Summarize author's purpose answer questions graphic organizers story structure main idea cause and effect prior knowledge draw conclusions fact and opinion monitor and fix up ask questions generalize visualize graphic sources predict compare and contrast character and setting plot Fluency Skills:Tone of Voice pauses tempo and rate volume phrasing rhythmic patterns of language emotion characterization/dialogue volume stress/emphasis pitch pauses punctuation clues Grammar Skills:Declarative and Interrogative Sentences Imperative and Exclamatory Sentences subjects and predicates compound sentences clauses and complex sentences common and proper nouns regular plural nouns irregular plural nouns singular possessive nouns plural possessive nouns action and linking verbs main and helping verbs subject-verb agreement past, present, and future tenses irregular verbs singular and plural pronouns subject and object pronouns pronouns and antecedents possessive pronouns contractions and negatives adjectives and articles comparative and superlative adjectives adverbs comparative and superlative adverbs prepositions and prepositional phrases conjunctions capitalization commas quotations and quotation marks titles Grammar Games - Grammar Gorillas Adverb Spelling Skills: Short Vowels VCCV Long A and I Long E and O long E long U sounds adding -s and -es irregular plurals words with ar, or consonant pairs ng, nk, ph, wh words with ear, ir, our, ur adding -ed and -ing homophones vowel sound in shout compound words possessives contractions final le, al, en words with final er, ar consonant /j/, /ks/, and /kw/ prefixes un-, dis-, and in- multisyllabic words syllable patterns v/cv and vc/v greek word parts word with latin roots related words schwa prefixes mis-, non-, re- suffixes -less, -ment, -ness suffixes -ful, -ly, -ion words with silent consonants Science:
Science info
Topics that are covered throughout the year: The Scientific Method Rocks & Minerals - Sedimentary
- Metamorphic
- Igneous
- Cloud Formation & Types
- Humidity
- Air Masses
- Thunderstorms
- Tornadoes
- Hurricanes
- Weather Instruments
- Forecasting
- Climate
- Invertebrates (Mollusks, Arthropods, Stinging Cells & Echinoderms, Worms)
- Vertebrates (Fish, Amphibians, Birds, Mammals, Life Cycles, Inborn Behavior, Learned Behavior)
Muscular System Nervous System Chemistry - Atoms
- Static Electricity
- Circuits
- Conductors/Insulators
- Magnets
- Levers
- Pulleys
- Wheel & Axle
- Inclined Plane
- Screws
- Wedges
In addition to this curriculum, we also work in various STEM projects throughout the year such as: Marshmallow Challenge Balloon Joust Card Tower Saving Fred Social Studies:
The following topics are covered throughout the year:
GeographyLocation of Pennsylvania Physical Features of Pennsylvania How Land Features & Waterforms Were Formed Landform Regions of Pennsylvania Waterforms of Pennsylvania Soil, Forests, Fossil Fuels & Minerals in Our State Human Resources of Pennsylvania Natural and Human-Made Wonders of Pennsylvania Keeping Pennsylvania's Environment Healthy Cities and Urban Areas of Pennsylvania HistoryNative American Tribes of Pennsylvania: Part 1 Native American Tribes of Pennsylvania: Part 2 Early European Settlements in Pennsylvania William Penn Starts His Colony Penn's Colony is a Great Success The Pennsylvania Dutch The Fight Between Two Empires for Pennsylvania The Colonies Become Angry with England's Rule The Colonies Fight for Freedom from England The Formation of a New Nation Pennsylvania Grows and Develops Pennsylvania Develops Its Industries in the 1800s Pennsylvania and the American Civil War The Industrial Giant Arrives in Pennsylvania Problemsof Living in an Industrial State Changing Transportation Systems in the 1900s & 2000s World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II Other Changes During the 1900s and 2000s GovernmentOur National Government Our State Government Our Country and Local Government Social Studies info President Day Report websites http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/presidents-day/past-presidents-of-usa.html http://www.usa4kids.com/presidents/Presidents.html http://teacher.scholastic.com/researchtools/articlearchives/uspres/ http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/timeline-guide-us-presidents http://www.kidinfo.com/american_history/presidents.html nationalparalegal.edu/conLawCrimProc_Public/Federalism/PresidentialPowers.asp https://store.alansfactoryoutlet.com/From-Wood-Cabin-to-White-House-An-Abe-Lincoln-Timeline-s/1904.htm Religion:
Religion info
Unit 1 Growing in Jesus Christ 1-Jesus-the Way, the Truth, and the Life 2-Jesus Leads Us to Happiness 3-Sin in Our World 4-Our Conscience, Our Guide 5-Celebrating Penance and Reconciliation 6-Liturgical Year 7--Ordinary Time Unit 2 - The Commandments Help Us to Love God 8-Learning About God's Loaw 9-The First Commandment 10-The Second Commandment 11-The Third Commandment 12-Strengthened by the Eucharist 13 - Advent 14-Christmas Unit 3 The Commandments Help Us to Love Others 15-The Fourth Commandment 16 The Fifth Commandment 17-The Sixth Commandment 18-The Seventh Commandment 19-The Eighth Commandment 20-Lent 21-Triduum Unit 4 We are Called to Holiness 22-The Ninth Commandment 23-The Tenth Commandment 24-We Grow in Holiness 25-We are the Church 26-We are called to Discipleship 27-Easter EDMODO CODE: 4gjy6i |