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Fourth Grade Virtual Learning Activities due March 15, 2018

Reading/English Language Arts

Standard:

ELAGSE4RI1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

ELAGSE4RI2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

ELAGSE4RI3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Learning Target:

The students will use the TEACH strategy to answer questions with a constructed response.

T= using words from the question or task, form a topic sentence

E = use a sentence starter, and add your evidence

A = add your opinion

C = write your conclusion - write something similar to your topic sentence, or exclamation, or question.

H = have a look and check for *an indention, *capitalization, and *punctuation

Learning Activity:

Hello to all of my wonderful children!!

 

I have uploaded a reading comprehension passage for you to complete. Go to the link, enter the code and password.The website will ask you to create another password please make it something easy. Then complete the assignment.

 

Happy Learning!!!

Ms. Seals

 

1. Readworks.org/students

2. Enter student code:

* Ms. Seals: RQXWRF

*Mrs. Walker: NEVWDT

3. Password: 1234

****Assignment is due March 15****

Mathematics

StandardMGSE4.NF.2: COMPARE two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models, by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as1/2. RECOGNIZE that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. RECORD the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and JUSTIFY the conclusions.

MGSE4.NF.7 Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of the comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g. by using a visual model.

Learning Target: Students will compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size.

Students will compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators

Learning Activity:

Students will work on the ACC Math assignment found in the link below.

https://hosted51.renlearn.com/48836/HomeConnect/

*Students will need to complete the following directions to log in from home:

1. Go to the link above

2. Sign in using your lunch number for your user name

3. Use your birthday as your password

For example if your birthday is June 3rd your password would be 0603

(If you do not remember this information look at the handout that was sent home)

4. Then go to the math tab at the top

5. Next click on the ACC Math tab

6. After click on the "Work Online Open ACC Math" button on the right hand side of the page.

7. Finally select Virtual Learning Activity 2 in the drop down menu.

*From here you will need to complete ALL activities available to you.

****Assignment is due March 15****

Science

Standard: S4E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to demonstrate the water cycle.

a. Plan and carry out investigations to observe the flow of energy in water as it changes states from solid (ice) to liquid (water) to gas (water vapor) and changes from gas to liquid to solid.

Learning Target: Students will understand how the water cycle pathway flows.

Learning Activity:

Click on link below and watch video on the water cycle.

https://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/watercycle/

Login Information:

username: huns220

password: dekalb

After watching video;

*click on take quiz

*click on "grade" button

*click the correct answer for each question (10 questions)

*email your results (see my email below)

Emry_M_Walker@dekalbschoolsga.org

****Assignment is due March 15****

 

Social Studies

Standard:  

SS4H1 Explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution. a. Trace the events that shaped the revolutionary movement in America: French and Indian War, 1765 Stamp Act, the slogan “no taxation without representation,” the activities of the Sons of Liberty, the activities of the Daughters of Liberty, Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party.

 b. Describe the influence of key individuals and groups during the American Revolution: King George III, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold, Patrick Henry, John Adams, Paul Revere, and Black regiments.

 c. Describe the major events of the American Revolution and explain the factors leading to American victory and British defeat; include the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Saratoga, and Yorktown.

 d. Explain the writing of the Declaration of Independence; include who wrote it, how it was written, why it was necessary, and how it was a response to tyranny and the abuse of power

Learning Target: 

Student will understand that The Declaration of Independence was written in 1776. The Declaration of Independence was written because the representatives of the states in America wanted to sever their ties from Great Britain. The colonies wanted to have their own government and their own independent Union.

 

Learning Activity:

 

1.   Watch the Brainpop video "American Revolution". Remember, if the link does not work for you, go to Brainpop.com through the icon Ms. Powell put into Launchpad.

Username: HUNS220

Password: dekalb

2. https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/declarationofindependence/

3. When you have watched the movie, please use the link below to complete the quiz:

https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/declarationofindependence/quiz/

When the quiz is completed send the results to my email. If you know how to copy and paste my email then please do so, otherwise carefully type it into Brainpop. 

vera_deese@dekalbschoolsga.org

****Assignment is due March 15****

Art

The Virtual Learning activity for Mr. Malone's Art Classes will be a drawing tutorial from the "Art for Kids Hub" YouTube channel. 

Students are familiar with these lessons, as we have used these tutorials for our drawing units in the past, and the kids love them! Students may choose any video from the channel they would like to try, follow along, and hand the finished drawings in to Mr. Malone at the end of Virtual Learning II, March 15, 2018

The videos often recommend using Sharpie to draw with, but any drawing instrument may be used (whatever you may have or prefer). Be sure to color them in, and as always, WRITE YOUR NAME ON THE BACK! Good luck, and most importantly, HAVE FUN!

Art for Kids Hub: https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub/videos

Fourth Grade Virtual Learning Activity 1

Reading/English Language Arts

ELAGSE4W2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

a. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections: include formatting (e.g. headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases, (e.g., another, for example, also, because).

d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented. 

Learning Target:   The student will use the TEACH strategy to answer questions with a constructed response.

T= using words from the question or task, form a topic sentence

E = use a sentence starter, and add your evidence

A = add your opinion

C = write your conclusion - write something similar to your topic sentence, or exclamation, or question.

H = have a look and check for *an indention, *capitalization, and *punctuation.

Learning Activity:

1. Watch the Brainpop video "Underground Railroad". Remember, if the link does not work for you, go to Brainpop through the icon Ms. Powell put into Launchpad.  Login with Huns220 and password: dekalb

www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/undergroundrailroad/

2. When you've finished watching the video, pull up a Word document, and answer the following questions, using a constructed response: 

Why was the Underground Railroad important?

3. Please email your document to me using my school email address.

 

Mathematics

Standard:  MGSE4.NF.2: COMPARE two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models, by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as1/2. RECOGNIZE that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. RECORD the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and JUSTIFY the conclusions.

Learning Target:  Students will compare fractions with different numerators and denominators.

Learning Activity:

Click link below to watch video on Comparing Fractions.

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-fourth-grade-math/cc-4th-fractions-topic/cc-4th-comparing-fractions/e/comparing_fractions_2

On the left hand side you will watch each video and complete each practice underneath on a separate piece of paper to turn in by the due date.  There will be a total of 3 videos and 3 practices.

Science

Standard:   S4P2. Obtain evaluate, and communicate information about how sound is produced and changed and how sound and/or light can be used to communicate.

Learning Target:  Students will compare and contrast light and sound.

Learning Activity:

Click on link below and watch video on Light

https://www.brainpop.com/science/energy/light/

Click on link below and video on Sound

https://www.brainpop.com/science/energy/sound/

Login Information:

username: huns220

password: dekalb

On a blank piece of paper create a Venn Diagram comparing Light and Sound.  You will bring your paper in, completed, to your teacher by March 6th.

Social Studies

StandardSS4H3 EXPLAIN the Westward Expansion in America 

c. DESCRIBE territorial expansion with emphasis on the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the acquisitions of Texas (the Alamo and independence), Oregon (Oregon Trail), and California (Gold Rush and the development of mining towns).

Learning Target:  Students will understand that Lewis and Clark sent important information back to President Thomas Jefferson. Most importantly of all, they discovered that there was not a single water pathway from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.

Learning Activity:

Please watch the following Video on Lewis and Clark. When complete please answer the following questions:

 https://www.brainpop.com/search/?keyword=lewis+and+clark

Remember if this link doesn’t work, use the link on Launchpad.

1. Who were Lewis and Clark?

2. What did President Jefferson send them to find?

3. Why was the journey of Lewis and Clark so important to the United States?

 Physical Education

Standard 6:  Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.

Learning Target:

Students will display the enjoyment of the activity as it is related to skill mastery.  Further, they will demonstrate the ability to participate in a variety of activities.

Students will apply their favorite exercises to create their own Tabata workout.  Students will access the Tabata time through the internet at www.tabata.com.  

Learning Activity:

Tabata workouts consist of 20 seconds of full-on exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated 8 times.  This adds up to 4 minutes of high intensity, effective exercises that will give you amazing results.

Using a stopwatch or an online Tabata timer (www.tabata.com) to perform the following workout.

After you finish, create your own Tabata exercise routine using your own favorite fast moving exercises.

After completing both Tabata exercise routines, please be able to answer the following questions when returning to class.

1.      Did you enjoy the Tabata exercises?  Explain why or why not.

2.      What parts of your body to you think Tabata exercise?

 

 

 

 

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