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Reading and Math Resources
Due Date: 5/28/2014
Subject: Fourth Grade

Our reading and math textbooks are available online. 

 

For math:

***We are awaiting the data from last school year to be rolled over before we can assign usernames and passwords for this school year.  This will be done as soon as possible.***

Your child should know his/her user name and password.  When you click on the link, you will need to select Alabama, Lawrence County, and Moulton MIDDLE School.  Please let your child's teacher know if you have any problems. 

You can view the actual math book and math workbook here.  You can also click on other resources (online manipulatives, games, tutorials, etc.).

Click here:  ThinkCentral

 

For reading:

***Your child's teacher must enter each student's information into the website.  We are working to get this done as soon as possible.***

Your child should know his/her user name and password.  

You can view the actual reading book here.  You can also click on other resources (activities, games, tutorials, etc.).

Click here:  Pearson Success Net


***REMINDER***
Due Date: 5/28/2014
Subject: Fourth Grade

The assignments listed here can be used a general guide to help you know what your child is learning.  While all of the fourth grade teachers aim to stay together on the pacing of lessons, each of us must do what is best for her students.  Sometimes, this leads to tests and/or assignments being slightly different and/or being scheduled on a different day. 

Always check with your child and consult his/her STAR notebook calendar for more detailed information.  Feel free to contact your child's teacher with any questions and/or concerns.  (You can find contact information by clicking here.)


ELA--Unit 1, Week 2--Lewis and Clark and Me
Due Date: 9/6/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

ELA
Unit 1, Week 2
Lewis and Clark and Me

Comprehension Skill(s) Focus:  author's purpose & questioning

 

Grammar Focus:  

 

Writing Focus: 

 

Spelling Words: sigh, frighten, weigh, eight, height, spray, trait, highway, dismay, braid, another, asked, beautiful, because, before, believe, bought, caught, children, cousin

 

Vocabulary Words:

docks--platforms

migrating--traveling

scan--examine quickly

scent--odor; smell

wharf--dock; platform

yearned--longed

 

Click here for some spelling and vocabulary games.

Click here for other online resources.


Math--Chapter 1--Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction to One Million
Due Date: 9/5/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

Math
Chapter 1
Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction to One Million

 

Lessons:

1.1--Model Place Value Relationships

1.2--Read and Write Numbers (standard, word, and expanded forms)

1.3--Compare and Order Numbers (greater than, less than, equal to; ordering from greatest to least and least to greatest)

1.4--Round Numbers

1.5--Investigate: Rename Numbers (example:  8 thousands = 80 hundreds)

1.6--Add Whole Numbers

1.7--Subtract Whole Numbers

1.8--Problem Solving: Comparison Problems with Addition and Subtraction

Key Terms:

compare--to describe whether numbers are greater than, less than, or equal to each other

estimate--a number close to an exact amount

expanded form--a way to write numbers by showing the value of each digit (example:  The expanded form of 8,732 is 8,000+700+30+2.)

order--the particular arrangement or placement of things one right after the other

period--each group of three digits separated by a comma in a multi-digit number

place value--the value of a digit in a number, based on the location of the digit

round--to replace a number with another number that tells about how many or about how much

standard form--a way to write numbers by using the digits 0-9 with each digit having a place value (example:  8.732)

word form--a way to write numbers by using words (example:  The word form of 8,732 is eight thousand, seven hundred thirty two.)


ELA--Unit 1, Week 1--Because of Winn-Dixie
Due Date: 8/30/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

ELA
Unit 1, Week 1
Because of Winn-Dixie

Comprehension Skill(s) Focus:  sequencing & summarizing

 

Grammar Focus: Types of Sentences (declarative & interrogative) 

 

Writing Focus:  narrative

 

Spelling Words: admire, magnet, contest, method, rally, soccer, engine, sudden, finger, knew, new, to, two, too, through, threw, again, always, ___, _____

 

Vocabulary Words:

grand--wonderful

memorial--monument to honor someone or something

peculiar--strange

positive--certain OR good

prideful--vain

recalls--remembers

selecting--choosing

 

Click here for some spelling and vocabulary games.

Click here for other online resources.

 


Alabama History
Due Date: 5/24/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

Alabama History

We will be reviewing our trip to Montgomery and what we have learned this year.  We will also be studying famous Alabamians and current events in Alabama.  If you have any questions about what your child is studying or needs to be prepared for in Alabama history, please ask your child first.  If you still have questions, please contact your child's teacher.


Language Arts -- End of Year Review
Due Date: 5/24/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

The end of the school year is fast approaching.  State testing will be the week of May 6-10, and after May 23, our students will be fifth graders!!  During the short amount of time we have left, we are reviewing for the Alabama Reading and Math Test (ARMT+) and for fifth grade.  Your child's teacher is reviewing concepts that her class needs and may also be enriching some skills from throughout the school year.  If you have any questions, please ask your child.  If after speaking with your child you still have questions, please contact your child's teacher.


Math -- End of Year Review
Due Date: 5/24/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

The end of the school year is fast approaching. State testing will be the week of May 6-10, and after May 23, our students will be fifth graders!! During the short amount of time we have left, we are reviewing for the Alabama Reading and Math Test (ARMT+) and for fifth grade. Your child's teacher is reviewing concepts that her class needs and may also be enriching some skills from throughout the school year. If you have any questions, please ask your child. If after speaking with your child you still have questions, please contact your child's teacher.


Montgomery Trip Information
Due Date: 4/15/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

Please click here for the Montgomery trip details.  (what to bring, drop-off and pick-up times, etc.)


Montgomery Trip Information
Due Date: 4/15/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

Please click here for the Montgomery trip details.  (what to bring, drop-off and pick-up times, etc.)


Montgomery Field Trip Information
Due Date: 4/15/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

Please click here for the details about the Montgomery trip.  (what to bring, drop-off and pick-up times, etc.)


Alabama History -- Preparing for Montgomery
Due Date: 4/12/2013
Subject: Fourth Grade

This week in Alabama History, students will be learnign about or reviewing concepts related to:

*The capital of Alabama
*Government (exective, legislative, and judicial branches)
*Civil Rights Movement
*Life in the 1800's
*Importance of agriculture in Alabama

This is in preparation for our trip to Montgomery on Monday, April 15.  We will be visiting:

*Capitol
*State House
*Rosa Parks Museume, Children's Wing
*Old Alabama Town
*Alabama Cattlemen's Association's Mooseum


Alabama History - Chapter 4, Part 1 Test - Europeans Arrive
Due Date: 12/10/2012
Subject: Fourth Grade

Chapter 4
European Exploration and Settlement
Part 1--Europeans Arrive

Test on Thursday, December 6

This section will cover the first part of Chapter 4 (pgs. 86-91).

Students will learn about:
*The Spanish exploration of Alabama (dePineda, deSoto, and de Luna)
*The French exploration and settlement of Alabama (LeMoyne brothers, forts/trading posts, and fur trade)
*The French and Indian War
*Treaty of Paris
*American Revolution (Revolutionary War) and the impact it had on Native Americans in Alabama (Creek and Alexander McGillivray)


Math--Chapter 1--Place Value & Operations with Whole Numbers
Due Date: 9/5/2012
Subject: Fourth Grade

Chapter 1
Place Value & Operations with Whole Numbers

Skill and vocabulary tests on Wednesday, September 5

1.1--Model Place Value Relationships
1.2--Read and Write Numbers
1.3--Compare and Order Numbers
1.4--Round Numbers
1.5--Investigate:  Rename Numbers
1.6--Add Whole Numbers
1.7--Subtract Whole Numbers
1.8--Problem Solving:  Comparison Problems with Addition and Subtraction

Vocabulary:
inverse operations
ones
tens
hundreds
thousands
ten thousands
estimate
expanded form
period
round
standard form
word form

Chapter 1 is covered on pages 3-40 in the math textbook.  Click here to view the textbook.  (Your child has his/her own username and password.)

 


Alabama History -- Chapter 7 -- Alabama Grows
Due Date: 2/14/2012
Subject: Fourth Grade

Chapter 7
Alabama Grows

Test on Tuesday, February 14

Your child should be taking notes to study during class time.  Please contact your child's teacher with any questions.  The test will not be made up totally of discussion questions.


Earth Test
Due Date: 10/12/2011
Subject: Fourth Grade
study guide located in the forms section
Solar System Project
Due Date: 9/7/2011
Subject: Fourth Grade
Click forms to find a copy of the assignment.
Language Arts -- Review
Due Date: 6/3/2011
Subject: Fourth Grade

Langague Arts Review

Each teacher will be working on the language arts skills her class still needs more practice in to be ready for fifth grade.  If you have any questions about what your child is studying or needs to be prepared for in language arts, please ask your child first.  If you still have questions, please contact your child's teacher.


Science Assignments
Due Date: 6/3/2011
Subject: Fourth Grade
Please click here to view science formsThis will take you to Mrs. Shree's website where you may find other helpful information as well.
Montgomery Field Trip
Due Date: 2/23/2011
Subject: Fourth Grade
Field Trip Permission Slip and $10 deposit for each person going is due Wednesday, Feb. 23.  Please click here to download a form.  We need a form back for your child even if he/she is not going.
Alabama History - Chapter 8
Due Date: 1/28/2011
Subject: Fourth Grade

Chapter 8

Test on Friday, January 28

Your child should be taking notes to study during class time.  Please contact your child's teacher with any questions.  The test will not be made up totally of discussion questions.


Alabama History - Chapter 5 - Settlement and Statehood
Due Date: 11/5/2010
Subject: Fourth Grade

Chapter 5
Settlement and Statehood

Test on Friday, November 19

Your child should be taking notes to study during class time.  Please contact your child's teacher with any questions.  The test will not be made up totally of discussion questions.


Alabama History - Chapter 4, Part 2
Due Date: 10/19/2010
Subject: Fourth Grade

Chapter 4
European Exploration and Settlement
Part 2--Fighting Over Alabama

Test on Tuesday, October 19

This section will cover the last part of Chapter 4 (pgs. 94-97).

Students will learn about:
*The Native Americans' dependence on European goods in the 1600's
*The Federal Road and its effect on the Native Americans
*Tecumseh
*terms:  alliance, militia, treaty, and tax
*Timeline of important Alabam events 1811-1814

Your child should have received a study guide as well.  A blank study guide can be found on the file manager page. 
Click here to go to the file manager