Mrs. Doman- 4th Grade
In this 40-day module, students build on their Grade 3 work with unit fractions as they explore fraction equivalence and extend this understanding to mixed numbers. This leads to the comparison of fractions and mixed numbers and the representation of both in a variety of models. Benchmark fractions play an important part in students’ ability to generalize and reason about relative fraction and mixed number sizes. Students then have the opportunity to apply what they know to be true for whole number operations to the new concepts of fraction and mixed number operations.
Our theme for the third quarter is “Perseverance”. We will analyze how characters and people show perseverance in times and events of adversity across nonfiction and fiction texts. Our common novel will be Bud, Not Buddy.
We will be focusing on the following skills for ELA this quarter:
Literature: making inferences while quoting details from the text, using context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases, reading a text to summarize and determine the theme of a story, and lastly analyzing the point of view included first person and third person.
Information: making inferences while quoting details from the text, determining the main idea and details while writing a summary, choosing the best summary from a group of summaries, analyzing the meaning of unknown words and phrases in nonfiction text, and lastly, analyzing an author’s reasons and evidence for writing a nonfiction piece.
In word study, we will continue to learn and study Greek and Latin roots.
**Please check back weekly for academic updates as well as important news or upcoming dates.
For specific learning objectives and classroom information, please visit my Homeroom teachers' pages: Andrea Roney, Mark Hermanson, and Alex Zacharias
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me via phone or e-mail. Email: Ldoman@fsd157c.org Phone: (815) 469-2309
~Mrs. Lauren Doman
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