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  • 3rd and 4th grade-Snow Day-March 4, 2019

    Homework packets were sent home with students on Friday with all assignments 

     needed for Monday, March 4th and Tuesday, March 5th, 2019.

    Parents may text me if there are any questions.


     

  • 4th Grade-Wednesday, February 20, 2019 & Thursday, February 21, 2019

    4th Grade-Wednesday, February 20th

    Math- pp. 195-196 in book

    See Division notes (I will email)

    Spelling- Have parent give spelling pre-test

    Language- pp. 216-218 (Note:  Use p. 216 to answer questions on pp. 217-218)

    Omit #2 section on p. 217 (about pronunciation marks)

    Writing- p. 98 in Handwriting book

    pp. 30-31 in Just Write book

    History- Read pp. 267-274 in book about Clara Barton.  Read the notes on Civil War medicine.

    Complete questions worksheet (I will email)

    Science- Work on lapbook pieces. ( I will email)  Use book Lesson 6 & Lesson 5 as needed.

    4th Grade-Thursday, February 21st 

    Math- pp. 199-200 in book

    Complete multiplication facts worksheet, D-7's  M-11's (I will email)

    Spelling- pp. 76-77 in book

    Language- pp. 221-222 in book

    Complete worksheet on Adjectives & Adverbs (I will email) 

    Writing- Write in cursive on handwriting paper for the prompt--

    Imagine that you can jump as high as the sky.  What would it be like to be that high up above everything?

    What would you do with your extraordinary jumping ability?  Write at least 10 sentences with a good topic

    and conclusion sentence. 

    History- Worksheet on SE Region States and Capitals (I will email)

    Practice States and Capitals and abbreviations for SE Region for quiz on Friday

    Science- Complete Crossword Puzzle worksheet for Lesson 6

  • 3rd Grade-Wednesday, February 20, 2019 & Thursday, February 21, 2019

    3rd Grade- Wednesday, February 20th

    Math-

    pp. 201-202 in book on Division by 7

    Spelling- Have parent give spelling pre-test.

    Language- pp. 167-168 in book--beginning dictionary skills. For p. 168, students will need questions that accompany that page.  (I will email) 

    Also, students will need to complete the worksheet on parts of a dictionary entry. (I will email)

    Students who did not have a dictionary at home, borrowed one from school last week.

    Writing- p.92 in Handwriting book--use handwriting paper (I will email)

    pp. 34-35 in Just Write book

    Reading- Read worksheet on Pioneer Candles and Soap and do Pioneer Reading Activity 12 worksheet. (I will email)

    History-  Read pp. 267-274 in book about Clara Barton.  Read additional notes about civil war medicine. (I will email)

    Complete questions worksheet. (I will email)

    Science- Work on lapbook pieces.  (I will email)   Use your book Lesson 6 & Lesson 5 as needed.

    3rd Grade-Thursday, February 21st 

     Math-  pp. 203-204 in book Division by 8

    Complete worksheet 7x's facts (I will email)

    Practice multiplication facts 7x's

    Spelling- pp. 76-77 in book

    Language- pp. 171-172 in book-  Talks about Glossary- like at back of book.

    Complete worksheet on Adjectives and Adverbs (I will email)

    Writing- Imagine that you can jump as high as the sky.  What would you do?

    Write at least 6 sentences with a good topic sentence on handwriting paper in Cursive. (I will email) 

    Reading- Read pp. 173-189 in Farmer Boy

    Answer questions on worksheet ( I will email)

    A & L-  Finish book report poster 

    History- SE Region map worksheet (I will email)

    Practice states, capitals, and abbreviations for SE region for quiz on Friday

    Science- Complete crossword puzzle for Lesson 6 (I will email)


  • 4th Grade-Ice Day-Friday, February 8, 2019

    Math

    pp. 151-152 in book

    Spelling

    Have parent give you the spelling test.  Do your best.

    Complete alphabetical order worksheet. (I will email)

    Language 

    Complete Adverbs sort worksheet ( I will email)

    Writing 

    Handwriting book pp. 92-93

    Just write book pp. 26-27

    History 

    Read pp. 243-250 in book

    Complete questions worksheet (I will email)

    Science 

    Test will be on Monday.

    Read pp. 95-97 (Clutch through Egg Tooth)

    Complete questions worksheet ( I will email) 

     

  • 3rd Grade-Ice Day-Friday, February 8, 2019

    Math

     pp. 237-238 in book

    Spelling Have parent give you the spelling test.  Do your best.

    Complete Alphabetical order worksheet.  ( I will email)

    Language Complete cut n paste worksheet on Adverbs  (I will email)

    Writing p. 86 in Handwriting book (Use handwriting paper)

    Just Write book pp. 31-33

    Reading Read pp. 133-140 in Farmer Boy

    Do questions worksheet  ( I will email)

    History Read pp. 243-250 in book

    Do questions worksheet  (I will email)

    Science Test will be on Monday.

    Read pp. 95-97 (Clutch through Egg Tooth)

    Do questions worksheet (I will email)

  • 4th Grade-Wednesday, February 6, 2019 and Thursday, February 7, 2019

    4th Grade- Wednesday, February 6, 2019

    Math: pp. 49-50 in book on Subtracting Money--Make sure you put the dollar sign and decimal point in your answer.

    Complete worksheet-Counting & making change

    Spelling:  pp. 68-69 in book 

    Continue practicing words for spelling test on Friday

    Language:  pp. 183-184 in book, beginning adverbs.  Read everything carefully. Adverbs usually describe verbs and many times end in -ly.

    See the notes that I will email as well.

    Writing:  p. 90 in Handwriting book.  Use handwriting paper ( I will email)

    Complete worksheet:  Description of person

    History:  Read pp. 239-242 in book on Abraham Lincoln

    Complete questions worksheet (I will email)

    Science:  Read pp. 93-95 in book on Exceptional Eggs

    Label parts of egg worksheet

    Do:  Try this with an egg if possible on p. 95

     

    4th Grade-Thursday, February 7, 2019  (I will email all worksheets)

    Math:  Worksheet  39-40

    Worksheet Counting money 

    Practice multiplication facts  D-7's & 8's,  M- 10's & 11's

    Spelling:  Worksheet on alphabetical order-Valentines

    Language:  pp. 185-186 in book

    Worksheet on Adverbs

    Writing:  Imagine that you found a time machine.  What would you do?  What year would you travel to and why?

    Write at least 8 sentences including a good topic sentence and conclusion sentence.  Write in cursive on handwriting paper.

    History:  Mapbook p. 25 on SE states

    Science:  Continue studying for test.  Test will be on Friday.

    If you have any questions, you may text me. 

     

  • 3rd Grade-Wednesday, February 6, 2019 and Thursday, February 7, 2019

    3rd Grade-Wednesday, February 6, 2019

    Math:  pp. 235-236 in book- Comparing money: Adding and subtracting money

    Worksheet Counting Change with Half Dollars (I will email)

    Spelling:  pp. 68-69 in book 

    Continue studying spelling words for test on Friday.

    Language:  pp. 155-156  Irregular adjectives and introduction to adverbs

    Adverbs usually describe the verb and many times end in -ly.  (See notes, I will email)

    Writing:  p. 85 in Handwriting book.  Use handwriting paper (I will email)

    Complete worksheet: Writing a Paragraph ( I will email)

    Reading:  Read pp. 120-132 in Farmer Boy.  Read 2 pages aloud to parent.

    Complete worksheet questions ( I will email)

    History:  Read pp. 239-242 in book on Abraham Lincoln

    Complete questions worksheet ( I will email)

    Science:  Read pp. 93-95 in book about Exceptional Eggs

    Do: Try this with egg if possible on p. 95 

    Complete worksheet:  label parts of eggs (I will email) 


     

    3rd Grade-Thursday, February 7, 2019  (I will email all worksheets)

    Math:  Complete 2 worksheets:  Money & Prices for presents

    Practice multiplication facts,  L-6's & 7's,  A & J- 7's & 8's

    Spelling:  Worksheet on alphabetical order

    Language:  pp. 157-158 in book

    Worksheet on adverbs

    Writing:  Write a 6 sentence paragraph about:  Imagine you found a time machine.  What year would you travel to and why?

    Make sure you have a good topic sentence.  Write in Cursive on handwriting paper.

    Reading:  complete worksheet on sequencing maple syrup.  You may use your book (chapter 10) for help.

    History:  Mapbook p. 25 on SE Region

    Science:  Continue studying for test.  We will take test on Friday.

    As always if you have questions, you may text me. 

     

      

     

     

     

     

  • 4th Grade-Wednesday, January 30, 2019 and Thursday, January 31, 2019

    4th Grade-Wednesday, January 30, 2019

    Math:  pp. 153-154 in book,  Remember that when multiplying money, the product (answer) needs a decimal point.  For money, start at the far right and count over 2 places to the left and put a decimal point.

    Work on multiplication facts--D-7's, M-9's 

    Spelling:  pp. 64-65 in book 

    Continue to study spelling words,  we will take spelling test on Friday

    Language:  pp. 177-178  Adjectives--making comparisons/make sure you read everything on both pages carefully before completing the pages.

    Example:  tall, taller, and tallest

    Use taller when comparing two things

    Use tallest when comparing three or more things.

    Writing:  pp. 18-21 in Just Write book

    History:  Read pp. 227-230 in book about Sam Houston

    Answer questions on worksheet (I will email)

    Continue to study for History test/ We will have test on Friday.

    Science:  Read pp. 89-91 in book (Stop before Helpful Mates)

    Answer questions on worksheet ( I will email)

    4th Grade-Thursday, January 31, 2019 Homework

    Math:  pp. 321-322 in book  on fractions--use as study guide for test on Friday

    Spelling:  None

    Language:  Study guide for test on Friday  ( I will email)

    Writing:  None

    History:  Practice states and capitals for southeast region

    Science:  None

    If you have any questions, you may text me.

    Stay warm. 

     

  • 3rd Grade-Wednesday, January 30, 2019 and Thursday, January 31, 2019

    3rd Grade--Wednesday, January 30

    Math:  pp. 117-118 about Division by 4

    Work on Multiplication facts 6's and 7's

    Spelling: pp. 64-65 in book

    Continue to study words for spelling test on Friday

    Language:  pp. 137-138 in book,  use p. 136 to answer questions on p. 137

    Writing:  pp. 26-27 in Just Write book.

    Reading:  Read pp. 95-108 in Farmer Boy

    Answer questions on worksheet (I will email) 

    History:  Read pp. 227-230 in History book about Sam Houston

    Answer questions on worksheet (I will email)

    Keep studying for History test--we will have test on Friday 

    Science:  Read pp. 89-91 (Stop before Helpful Mates)

    Answer questions on worksheet ( I will email)

    3rd Grade--Thursday, January 31, 2019 Homework 

    Math:  pp. 173-174 Fractions review,  Use this as a study guide for test on Friday

    Spelling:  None

    Language:  Study guide for test on Friday ( I will email)

    Writing:  None

    History:  Practice states and capitals for Southeast region

    Science:  None

    You may text me if you have any questions.

    Stay warm. 

      

  • 4th Grade-November 26-27, 2018-Snow Day

    Math-pp. 145-146 in book on multiplication

    Then practice multiplication facts 

    Spelling- Lesson 11 Write words 1 time each in fancy letters  (See list on p. 42)

    Language- p. 113--Then read all the information on p. 114 (This will help with Tuesday homework)

    Writing- pp. 59-60 in handwriting book,  Must be in cursive writing. Use notebook paper for p. 60.

    History--Read pp. 123-126 in book about Thomas Jefferson.

    Then answer questions on pp. 127-128  (I will email these also)

    Science--Read pp. 42-45 in book about Molting, Feather Features (Shaft and The Vane)

    Answer Questions:   (I will also email these)

    What is molting?

    How long does it take most birds to molt all of its feathers?

    What is the order that a bird loses its feathers called?

    What is symmetrical molting?

    What are the three main parts of a feather?

    1---2---3---

    What is keratin and where is it used in a bird's feather?

    What did people use quills for many years ago?

    What are the zippers that are located on the vane of the feather called?

    What do zippers do?

    What is it called when a bird fixes its feathers with its beak?

    Tuesday Homework:

    Math-pp. 233-234 Using Logic to solve problems  (Read each clue carefully)

    Spelling- pp. 42-43 in book,  Then study words for pretest on Wednesday

    Language-pp. 115-116--(Use information from p. 114, also see p. 269 in back of book on helping verbs)

    Science- Draw a picture of a feather, then label the 3 main parts (See p. 43 in book)

     

     

  • 3rd Grade-November 26-27, 2018-Snow Day

    Monday-November 26th  

    Math- pp. 183-184 in book Multiplication with 6 or 7

    You may use skip counting or draw arrays or pictures to help you.

    Then practice your multiplication facts--4's and 5's

    Spelling--Lesson 11- Write words 3 times each

    Language--pp. 89-90 in book 

    Writing--pp. 65-66 in handwriting book

    3rd Grade Reading--New book "In Grandma's Attic"  

    Go over the vocabulary words:  

    Vocabulary words:  envision--to picture or think about

    haughtily-proud

    sauntered- stroll

    abomination- loathing or hate

    Read Introduction and chapter 1, (p. 7-16) then answer questions.  (I will also email these)

    1. What did the granddaughter find in the attic?  p. 11

    2. Why did Grandma Mabel keep the hoop?  p. 11

    3. How old was Grandma when this story happened? p. 12

    4. Who was Grandma Mabel's best friend and seatmate at school?  p. 12

    5. Who gave Sarah Jane the hoops?  p. 12

    6. What was the girls' plan for Sunday morning?  p. 13

    7. What happened when the girls sat down in the front row? p. 14

    8. When was pride finally taken from Grandma's heart? p. 16

    History--Read pp. 123 -126 in book about Thomas Jefferson

    Answer questions on pp. 127-128 ( I will email these also)

    Science--Read pp. 42-45 in book about Molting, Feather Features (Shaft and Vane)

    Answer Questions:  (I will email these also)

    What is molting?

    How long does it take most birds to molt all of its feathers?

    What is the order that a bird loses its feathers called?

    What is symmetrical molting?

    What are the three main parts of a feather? 

    1.-- 2.--- 3.-----

    What is keratin and where is it used in a bird's feather?

    What did people use quills for many years ago?

    What are the zippers that are located on the vane of the feather called?

    What do the zippers do?

    What is it called when a bird fixes its feathers with its beak? 

     

    Homework--Tuesday, November 27, 2018

    Math- We are beginning our graphing unit.  Do pp. 55-56 in book on Charts and Tables.

    Spelling-  pp. 42-43 in book.  Study words for pretest on Wednesday

    Language- pp. 91-92 in book.  Additional information on p. 196 Glossary of book on helping verbs

     Science- draw a picture of a feather and label the 3 parts (see p. 43 in book)

  • 4th Grade-Monday, March 12 and Tuesday, March 13

    These are the assignments for Monday and Tuesday.

    I will email worksheets to parents.

    Language:  pp. 209-210  Distinguishing Prepositions from Adverbs

    Find the preposition in the sentence, then look for a noun after the preposition (this is the object of the preposition).

    If there is no noun after, the preposition is probably an adverb that tells where or when.

    HW: pp. 211-212 Intro to Conjunctions

    Conjunctions connect words or groups of words using the words: and, but, or, nor, for, and yet

    When using the words: yet, but---put a comma before the conjunction.

    When using the word: for--put a semi-colon before the conjunction--example:      ; for

    HW:  Worksheets--You try it-Prepositional Phrases /Connecting Run-Ons-Conjunctions

    Spelling:  List #23

    Write words-one time each then circle the vowels in each word.

    HW:  pp. 90-91 in book/Study words for pre-test on Wednesday

    History:  Read pp. 147-150 in History book

    Answer questions #1-10 on p. 160 in book (I will email these as well)

    HW:  Work on your Missouri Notebook project

    HW:  Map book skills sheet 12 on p. 23 in map book,  Use the following words to label the map:  Louisiana Purchase, Oregon Territory, Texas Annexation, Northwest Territory, Mexican Cession,

    Gadsden Purchase, Original 13 Colonies, Florida, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Lake Superior, Lake Huron

    (Then look at p. 130 in book to check answers, then correct if needed)

    Math: pp. 169-170 Polygons (see reference sheet--I will email to you)

    HW:  pp. 277-278 Multiplying by Multiples of 10

    HW: Worksheet--Building Lines

    Science:  Crossword puzzle p. 184-185 in spiral-bound book

    HW: Write 2 facts about each of the inner planets on p. 192-193 in spiral-bound book

    (You may use your hardback book for reference)

  • 3rd Grade-Monday, March 12 and Tuesday, March 13

    These are the assignments for Monday and Tuesday.

    I will email the worksheets.

    Reading: Read Farmer Boy pp. 228-239, Read 2 pages aloud to parent, then read the rest of the chapter silently.

    HW: Answer Questions: (I will email this as well)

    1. What did the men and boys do to keep their heads cooler? (p. 229-230)

    2. What did Mother prepare for lunch for the men working in the fields? (p. 230)

    3. What two things did Father think was beneficial to a man's productivity? (p. 231)

    4. How did they use all the bounty? (p. 233)

    5. How does one shock oats and wheat? (p. 234)

    Why must this be done? (p. 234)

    6. Why did they like the butter buyer? (p. 237)

    7. Why did his mother go to town? (p. 238)

    Writing: pp. 58-60 about overused words "like"

    Use synonyms for like, or start sentence with a new subject (not I), or start sentence with descriptive words about the topic.

    HW: Worksheet about Main Idea "When I Grow Up"

    Language: Worksheet-Trip to the Beach--Fill in the blanks with a word using the clue to make a story.

    HW: Worksheet about Identifying Adjectives

    Spelling: List #23

    Write words- one time each then circle the vowels in each word.

    HW: pp. 90-91 in book/Study words for pre-test on Wednesday

    History: Read pp. 147-150 in History book

    Answer questions #1-10 on p. 160 in book. (I will email these as well)

    HW: Map book skills sheet 12 on p. 23 in map book

    Use the following words to label the map:  Louisiana Purchase, Oregon Territory, Texas Annexation, Northwest Territory, Mexican Cession, Gadsden Purchase, Original 13 Colonies, Florida, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Lake Superior, Lake Huron

    (Then look at p. 130 in book to check your answers, then correct if needed)

    Math: Worksheet pp. 271-272  (See Reference sheet-I will email)

    HW:  Worksheet pp. 241-242

    Worksheet Classify & Identify Polygons

    Science:  Crossword Puzzle p. 184-185 in Spiral-bound book

    HW: Write 2 facts about each of the inner planets on p. 192-193 in Spiral-bound book (You may use your hardback book for reference)

     

  • 3rd and 4th Grade-Tuesday homework-February 13th, 2018

    3rd Grade:

    Reading: Finish Reading chapter 12 in Farmer Boy pp. 133-140

    Answer Questions  ( I will send this in an email as well)

    1. What did Almanzo note about Mr. Brown as a horseman?

    2. What could Almanzo do while grown-ups were talking?

    What could he NOT do?

    3. What did Nick Brown sell?

    4. How and what did Nick Brown trade?

    5. What did Nick give to the children?

     Eliza:

    Alice:

    Almanzo:

    6. Other than tinware what did Nick leave them with?

    Writing:  Just Write book p. 34-35 about supporting sentences.

    Supporting sentences explain the topic sentences--give the details.

    Language: pp. 147-148 in book.

    Worksheet-Squeaky Clean (I will email to you)

    Spelling: pp. 74-75

    Study words for Pre-test

    History:  Start working on research for Missouri border state.

    N- Kansas;  M- Nebraska?

    Math: pp. 201 only in book --Subtracting fractions with same denominators

    2 Worksheets-  (I will email)

    Mixed fraction addition with same denominator

    Multiplication facts (0-11)

    Science:  NONE

    4th Grade-Tuesday homework, February 13th, 2018

    Language:  pp. 177-178 Adjective comparisons  (Notice, we are skipping several pages for now. We will get them at a later time)

    When two people or things are being compared:  add  -er to the end of the adjective.

    That bird is bigger than this one.

    When three or more people or things are being compared:  add -est to the end of the adjective.

    That bird is biggest of all.

    Make sure to read the spelling rules on the top of p. 178 before completing the page.

    Worksheet:  Comparative and Superlative Adjectives (I will email this)

    Spelling: pp. 74-75 in book

    Study words for Pre-test

    History:  Start working on Missouri notebook project pp. 1-11.

    Go through the information you have and start filling in the information, drawing pictures, or cutting and pasting into your notebooks.

    Find out what information you don't have for these pages and then try to find it by researching.

    Math: pp. 197-198 in book about Long division

    2 Worksheets:  Practice division with remainders (I will email these)

    Multiplication facts 0-11

    Science:  NONE

     

     

     

     

     

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