Week at a Glance

       Welcome lifelong learners to 4th grade! Our hope is that your love for reading, writing, math, science, and history will multiply throughout the year. Let's have a great year!



Week of February 6 - 10


Language Arts
In reading, students will discuss how an author uses reasons and evidence to support a point, visualize information in the text, and make inferences about character traits. 
 

In spelling, students will practice writing plural words. 

In grammar, students will identify and write linking verbs.

 

Important Vocabulary Words to Know
author's point of view, reasons, evidence, support, genre, nonfiction, biography, visualization, inference, linking verbs, plural, tense, subject, verb, agreement, plural 



Math
In math, students will draw points, lines, line segments, rays, perpendicular, and parallel lines and classify two-dimensional figures based on the presence or absence of parallel or perpendicular lines, or the presence or absence of angles of a specified size.

Important Vocabulary Words to Know
point, line, ray, endpoint, line segment, parallel, intersecting, perpendicular, angle, degree, one-degree angle, right angle, acute angle, obtuse angle, right triangle, acute triangle, obtuse triangle, parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, square, trapezoid, line symmetry, line of symmetry


Science

In science, students will ask and refine questions to compare and contrast technological advances used to gather information about stars.


Important Vocabulary Words to Know

star, planet, telescope, limitation, technological advancement



Social Studies
In Social Studies students will be learning about Texas Independence, the Battle at the Alamo, the Oregon Trail and the California Gold Rush. 

Important Vocabulary Words to Know
westward expansion, Alamo, Texas independence, Oregon Trail, settlers, California Gold Rush, 49ers