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October 26, 2015
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Homework due on October 30

Monday: Look, cover, say, write and check these words:

  1. timeline  2. expedition  3. North America 4. South America 5. Australia

Then write the word in an interesting sentence.

Tuesday: Watch the “Spinning Tube Trick” video on the grade4.co blog and write your best answer in the comments section.

Wednesday: Work on www.mathletics.com for 25 minutes.

Every day: Read for at least 15 minutes.

*a reminder about homework: please spend only 25 minutes on it and complete what you can!

October 12, 2015
by AM
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Homework due on October 16

Monday: Look, cover, say, write and check these words:

 

1. autobiography   2. transportation   3. consequences  4. rewards  5. chronology

 

Then make a picture or symbol  to remember each word.

 

Tuesday: Please look at the blog for the homework question!

Write your best answer to this question:

Angel, Dexter, and Jarvis each took a different route walking home from the school. They made a map to show their routes.

Angel’s route:

  • Take the horizontal line on Main Street to the first intersection at Elm, Main, and Smith Streets.

  • Take Elm Street, which forms the side of an acute angle with Main Street.

  • Continue to the second of 2 parallel lines that intersect Elm Street.

  • Turn right.

  • Go to the first house.

  • What is its number?

Dexter’s route:

  • Follow the vertical line, Adams Street, to the first street that is perpendicular to Adams Street. Turn left onto Oak Street.

  • Continue on Oak Street to Chapel Street, which forms an obtuse angle with Oak.

  • Take a right onto Chapel Street.

  • Continue to the third house.

  • What is its number?

Jarvis’ route:

  • Take the horizontal line on Main Street past Smith Street to the street that makes a right angle with Main Street. Turn right onto Washington Street.

  • Take Washington Street to the streets that meet at the vertex of three other streets. Take the street that forms a right angle with Washington Street.

  • Go to the third house.

  • What is its number?

What is the number of the house where each person arrives?

 

Wednesday: Answer this question in at least one paragraph (at least 5-7 sentences): Would you rather explore space or underwater? Why?

Thursday: Work on www.mathletics.com for 25 minutes.

 

Every day: Read for at least 15 minutes.

*a reminder about homework: please spend only 25 minutes on it and complete what you can!

October 5, 2015
by AM
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Homework due on October 9

Monday: Look, cover, say, write, and check each of these words. Then make a picture or symbol to help you remember the word.

  1. explorer  2. history   3. journey   4. voyage  5. biography

 

Tuesday: Write your best answer to this question:

How many 9’s are there between 1 and 100? (how many times does the number 9 appear) How did you figure out the answer?

Wednesday: Read this blog post and watch the 3-minute video.

http://grade4.co/2015/10/04/amelia-earhart-2/

What do you think happened to Amelia Earhart in 1937? Leave your ideas in the comments.

Thursday: Work on www.mathletics.com for 25 minutes.


*a reminder about homework: please spend only 25 minutes on it and complete what you can!