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“ME AND UNCLE ROMIE” (Reading Street Book pages 248 – 269). SPELLING ... “HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mr. KANG” (Reading Street Book pages 308 – 325).

JOHN F. KENNEDY PRIMARY SCHOOL 4TH GRADE STUDY GUIDE March-April / 2011 - 2012

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LANGUAGE ARTS (Reading textbook RB, Practice Book PB, Phonics and Spelling SPB, Grammar and Writing Practice Book GWPB, Grammar and Writing Book GWB and Notebook NB) READING STREET BOOK 3.2

UNIT 5: “CULTURES”

“ME AND UNCLE ROMIE” (Reading Street Book pages 248 – 269) SPELLING SUFFIXES: When “y”,”-ish”, “-head” or “-ment” is added to a base word, base word stays the same. SPB pp 97 to 100 and NB.

READING STORY COMPREHENSION RB AND NB AUTHOR’S PURPOSE PB. pp 91 to 100 and NB.

Spelling Words:

GRAMMAR CONJUNCTIONS: A conjunction is a word that connects words or groups of words. GWPB pp 97 to 100 and NB.

VOCABULARY ROCKY,FOOLISH,RAINY, FIERCE,CARDBOARD,RUINED, CHILDHOOD,SELFISH, TREATMENT FEAST,TREASURE,FLIGHTS, MOVEMENT,NEIGHBORHOOD STOOPS,PITCHER CHILDISH,PARENTHOOD,CRUNCHY, BUMPY,PAYMENT,SLEEPY,SHIPMENT, ASSIGNMENT,LIVELIHOOD,STYLISH, ENVIRONMENT, GUILTY

WRITING STORY REVIEW: Explain the readers why they should read a particular story or not. Describe what you like and dislike about the story GWB pp 194 to199 and NB.

UNIT 6: “FREEDOM” “THE STORY OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY” (Reading Street Book pages 288 – 299) SPELLING READING VOWEL SOUND IN TOOTH AND COOK STORY COMPREHENSION The Vowel sound in tooth can be spelled RB AND NB oo,ew,ue and ul, as in: school, few, glue, fruit, and the vowel sound in cook can be MAIN IDEA spelled oo and u, as in: cookie, cushion. PB. pp 101 to 110 and NB. SPB pp 101 to 104 and NB. VOCABULARY Spelling Words: CROWN,LIBERTY,MODELS, SYMBOL,TABLET,TORCH, FEW,SCHOOL,TRUE, UNFORGETTABLE,UNVEILED GOOSE,FRUIT,COOKIE,CUSHION, NOODLE,BOOKMARK,BALLOON,SUIT, CHEW,GLUE,TUESDAY,BUSHEL, BAMBOO,MILDEW,SOOTHE,BAREFOOT, RENEWAL

GRAMMAR CAPITAL LETTERS: Usage of Capital letters as in: proper nouns, days of the week, months of the year, and people’s titles.

WRITING TAKING NOTES: Write only the important facts from a piece of writing, or use your own words to write a fact.

GWPB pp 101 to 104 and NB.

GWB pp 200 to 205 and NB.

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mr. KANG” (Reading Street Book pages 308 – 325) SPELLING

SCHWA SOUND: Words with schwa will

spell different but always sound the same. SPB pp 105 to 108 and NB.

READING GRAMMAR STORY COMPREHENSION RB ABBREVIATIONS: AND NB An abbreviation is a short form of a word; CAUSE AND EFFECT many begin with a capital letter and end PB. Pages 111 to 120 and NB. with a period.

ABOVE,ANOTHER,UPON,ANIMAL, PAPER,OPEN,FAMILY,TRAVEL,AFRAID, NICKEL,SUGAR,CIRCUS,ITEM,GALLON, VOCABULARY GWPB pp 105 to 108 MELON,CHARACTER,CARDINAL,OREGON, BOWS,CHILLY,FOOLISH, and NB. PARTICULAR, DINOSAUR. FOREIGN,NARROW,PERCHES, RECIPE.

WRITING OUTLINING: An outline organizes information about a topic. GWB pp 206 to 211 and NB.

MATHEMATICS (Math Steps Workbook and notebook) UNIT 4 ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION OF FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS Lesson 10 Subtracting from Whole Numbers pp 105, 106 Lesson 11 Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Renaming pp 107, 108.

UNIT 5 MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION OF FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS Lesson 1 Multiplying Whole numbers and Fractions pp 117,118. Lesson 3 Multiplying Fractions pp 121,122. Lesson 4 Multiplying with Mixed Numbers pp 123,124. Lesson 9 Dividing with Fractions pp 133,134. Lesson 10 Dividing with Mixed Numbers pp 135.

SCIENCE / “SCIENCE FUSION” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Workbook and Notebook) UNIT 6 - “Energy and its Uses”

UNIT 7 - “Heat” UNIT 7: HEAT

UNIT 6: ENERGY AND ITS USES Lesson 1: What are some forms of Energy? pp. 249 to 264 Lesson 2: Where Does Energy come From? pp 265 to 266 Lesson 3: What is Sound? pp 269 to 270 Lesson 4: How do we use Wind and Water for Energy? pp 271 to 282 Vocabulary: Energy, Kinetic Energy. Potential Energy, Mechanical Energy, Chemical Energy, Electrical Energy, Wind Energy, Hydroelectric Energy, Solar Energy.

Lesson 1: What is Heat? pp 289 to 300 Lesson 2: How is Heat Produced? pp 301 to 302 Lesson 3: What are Conductors and Insulators? pp 303 to 312 Lesson 4: Which Materials are Conductors? pp 313 to 314 Vocabulary: Heat, Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Conductor, Insulator.