Welcome to 4th Grade!

Due to recent events, St. Pius will be closed starting Monday, March 16. You can find the daily assignments, as well as any useful links below. I will be available via email for any questions on weekdays from 8-3:00pm at ahurtado@saintpiusv.org. 

Monday, March 30

Math: Converting Pounds to Ounces Review

Reading: 

  • Complete 2 episodes on Headsprout
  • Read chapter 9 in Bearstone and complete the following in your reading journal: write a summary, write definitions to any words you don’t know, and answer the following questions:
  1. Walter was ready to destroy Cloyd’s bearstone. What made him stop?
  2. What did Walter mean when he said “Well, that helps some, it sure does” on page 87.

Science: Complete a 15 minute observation for your animals using the animal log worksheet found in the “Science Project” folder on Edmodo. The animal log worksheet is broken up by type of animal behavior; if your animal is showing that behavior, make sure you provide descriptions of it.

Complete the ‘physical characteristics’ portion of the Research graphic organizer found in the “Science Project” folder.

Grammar: Pages 166-167

Religion: Read Luke 24:36–45. Answer the following questions:

Why do you think the doors were locked? How do the disciples react when Jesus appears? What does Jesus say to his disciples? Why do you think Jesus asks them for food? 

Thinking about how Jesus offered his peace to the apostles, what are different ways that we say peace?

Tuesday, March 31

Math: Lesson 7-11 https://youtu.be/1T1OLhguFT4

  • Watch lesson 7-11 video
  • Complete Math Journal Pages
  • Complete Math Boxes on Page

Reading:

  • Read chapter 11 in Bearstone and complete the following in your reading journal: write a summary, write definitions to any words you don’t know, and answer the following questions:
  1. Reread pages 99-100. How did Walter feel about Cloyd?
  2. What did Walter mean on page 100 when he said, “the hurt you get over makes you stronger”?

Social Studies: Complete part 4 in our Declaration of Independence packet

Religion: With Easter coming up, we are going to continue our conversations about the meaning of Easter and its importance. Please complete the Resurrection activity attached.

Wednesday, April 1

Math: Lesson 7-11 practice

  • 7-11 Homelink

Reading:

Read chapter 12 in Bearstone and complete the following in your reading journal: write a summary, write definitions to any words you don’t know, and answer the following questions:

  1. Reread pages 106. Why did Walter go to his wife’s grave before going to the mine?
  2. Why did Cloyd tell Walter about the bearstone and his secret name?

Science: Complete a 15 minute observation for your animals using the animal log worksheet found in the “Science Project” folder on Edmodo. The animal log worksheet is broken up by type of animal behavior; if your animal is showing that behavior, make sure you provide descriptions of it.

Complete the ‘behavior characteristics’ portion of the Research graphic organizer.

Religion: Complete the “Message of Easter” hand out and word search

Thursday, April 2

Math: Lesson 7-12 Readiness

  • Complete lesson 7-12 readiness

Reading:

  • Read chapter 13 in Bearstone and complete the following in your reading journal: write a summary, write definitions to any words you don’t know, and answer the following questions:
  1. How did Cloyd feel in the mountains? How can you tell?
  2. Reread page 111. Why do you think Cloyd asked if horses care about people?
  3. Why did Cloyd have problems getting back to camp?
  4. Reread pages 62 and 119. How had Cloyd changed?

Social Studies: Complete part 5 in our Declaration of Independence packet

Religion: Please complete the Easter Poem

Friday, April 3

Math: Lesson 7-12

  • Watch lesson 7-12 https://youtu.be/nlLyZjkTBlM
  • Complete math journal pages

Reading:

  • Read chapter 14 in Bearstone and complete the following in your reading journal: write a summary, write definitions to any words you don’t know, and answer the following questions:
  1. Reread page 129. Why did Cloyd think mining was bad?
  2. What did the trip to the mountains mean to Cloyd? What did it mean to Walter?

Science: Complete a 15 minute observation for your animals using the animal log worksheet. The animal log worksheet is broken up by type of animal behavior; if your animal is showing that behavior, make sure you provide descriptions of it.

Complete the last three boxes in our Animal research graphic organizer. Some of us have chosen animals that are endangered. Do some research! There are many reasons why animals become endangered. Are they being over hunted? Are their homes being destroyed? 

Writing: Let’s check in with each other! Take a moment to reflect on how you’ve been feeling lately. It’s important to check in with yourself during times of uncertainty. Write down your thoughts and feelings about your experiences so far – have you started any new hobbies? What does a day in your life look like now that you aren’t going to school?

Religion: This Sunday is Palm Sunday! Read Matthew 21:8 and complete the following worksheets to help us understand the importance of Palm Sunday.

Edmodo:

Please be sure to check your emails! Each student will need to set up an Edmodo account (instructions are in an email sent out by me) in order to start submitting assignments. I also post polls asking for your feedback, so please make sure that you are responding to those as well! If you have any questions, please reach out to me!

Class Dojo:

Get connected to our class using ClassDojo! There you can find any pictures and updates of things going on in our classroom! Please contact me if you need our class access code.

Prodigy:

Need extra math practice? Prodigy is a fun game for students to play that aligns with our math standards! Follow the link and put in our class code (243A66) to create your child’s account: https://play.prodigygame.com/