Grade 4

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Homework:

Date: Friday, May 29, 2020

There will be a “Class Zoom Meeting” at 2:30 p.m. An email will be provided with the I.D. and password. Please check your ‘Group’ folder for these details. It is likely that the email will arrive in this folder rather than your ‘Inbox’.

Religion:

A) Complete the “Glorious Mysteries Review”. A link will be provided under the subject, Religion. Due Tuesday, June 2.

Math:

A) Complete “Quick Math: “NS4- 33: Rounding on a Number Line” and “NS4 – 33: Rounding on a Number Line Continued”. A link for this math is found under the subject heading, Math. Due Tuesday, June 2.

B) Complete “Mad Minute B – 54”. A link is provided below under, Math. Due Tuesday, June 2.

C) Complete “Multiplication Grid Set 17”. A link is provided under the Math heading. Due Tuesday, June 2. 

D) Complete “Introduction to Communicating About Ordering Numbers” pg. 58 & 59 of Math focus4. A link is provided under Math. Due Tuesday, June 2.

E) Spend 30 minutes on mathletics.com

F) Practice basic multiplication facts for 5 – 10 minutes.

G) A reminder that “Brain Booster” Test 5 # 10 – 15 and FSA Math Set I # 4 & 5 are due Monday, june 1, 2020.

Science:

A) Read and highlight facts about “The Threats to the Savannah”. A link to the article, “Threats to the Savannah” are found under the Science heading. Due Tuesday, June 2.

L.A. Reading:

A) Reread and complete the vocabulary exercise (contextual clues) associated with the story, “The Mystery of Titan”. Due Tuesday, June 2. A link was previously provided under L.A. Reading. A link has been previously provided under L.A. Reading.

B) Complete the exercises associated with “Ice Storm”. Make sure to reread this story before completing the exercises. Complete “Vocabulary practice”, “Vocabulary Word search”, “Reading Comprehension”, “Sequencing Story events”, and “Capitalizing the Words”. Due Tuesday, June 2.

L.A. Writing:

A) Complete the FSA Story, “Forest Adventure” due Monday, June 1. Make sure that you have read the comments shown on “The Three Boys and the Giants” to understand how dialogue and quotations are used in a story.

Extended Learning:

A) Work on creating a “Post” for “Kidblog”.

B) Practice keyboarding skills on typing.com

C) Complete the assigned reading and quizzes on “GetEpic”.

Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020 

Below is a letter to parents in regards to the changes being made for instruction next week. The letter outlines the procedures, protocol, and implementation of the curriculum. 

Letter to the Parents of Grade Four

Religion:

A) Learn and know the “Glorious Mysteries”.

B) Read and watch the video about the “Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary” by following the link below:

“Glorious Mysteries” from catholic.org

Math:

A) Students will complete “Multiplication Grid Set 16”. There is a link provided under the  subject, Math. Due Friday, May 29th.

B) Students will complete “Mad Minute B – 53” and graph results. A link is provided under the Math heading. Due Friday, May 29th.

C) Correct “Quick Math: NS4 – 32: Concepts in Multiplication”. A link to the answer key is below under the subject heading, Math.  Due Friday, May 29th.

D) Continue to work on FSA Set I # 4 & 5 for Monday, June 1 due date.

E) Continue to work on “Brain Booster” Set 5 # 10 – 15. **Optional

F) Work on mathletics.com.

G) Practice 5 – 10 minutes on Basic Multiplication facts using flash cards or playing cards.

Quick Art:

A) Students will complete “Lesson # 7 – Continued”, using circles to draw funny faces. A link for this lesson is found under the Fine Arts heading. Due Friday, May 29th.

Computers:

A) Work on “Scratch” tutorials and or project(s).

B) Work on keyboarding lessons using typing.com.

Library:

A) Read the assigned books: “Disaster Zone: Ice Storms” and “Everything Volcanoes and Earthquakes”. These assigned readings are located on “GetEpic”. Complete any of the other books assigned as well. The two books assigned today have quizzes that need to be completed.

L.A. Reading:

A) The reading only of “The Mystery of Titan” and “The Ice Storm” should be done.

L.A. Writing:

A) Quick Write: “The Pirate Ship” should be completed. I would like to request that each student upload their completed story and email to me.

B) Continue to work on FSA Writing: “Forest Adventure”. Due on Monday, June 1.

Handwriting:

A) Complete “Canadian Handwriting: Book D” pg. 51 & pg. 52 due Wednesday, June 3.

Science:

A) Good copy of “The Climate of the Savannah” should be completed today. Please upload and email your good copy to me.

Posted: Thursday, May 28,2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Please be advised there will be no “Mr. Robins’ Small Group Zoom Meeting” today, Wednesday, May 27th. There will be assignments posted for Thursday, May 28th and Friday, May 29th, however. Students can work on “Speech Arts” choices, unfinished work, “Kidblog”, assigned readings on “GetEpic”, “Scratch”, keyboarding skills on typing.com, or lessons on mathletics.com.

Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Please be advised there will be no online “Zoom” meetings for Tuesday, May 26th, and Wednesday, May 27th. These small group “Zoom” meetings are cancelled due to staff meetings and preparing for classroom instruction on Monday, June 1. Online learning will return on Thursday, May 28th.

Students can work on completing the reading assigned on getepic.com. Students can also continue to prepare for Speech Arts. Tuesday and Wednesday can be days to catch up on any assignments not completed thus far. Students can spend some time reading, constructing “Posts”, or commenting on those “Posts” already published on “Kidblog”.

Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Monday, May 25, 2020

Please be advised there will not be any assignments posted online for Tuesday, May 26th and Wednesday, May 27th. The staff at St. Catherine’s will be preparing the classrooms for upcoming class instruction beginning Monday, June 1. However, the small group and class “Zoom” meetings will be still take place. There was some confusion concerning last Friday’s “Zoom” meeting. Please also check your ‘Group’ folder for emails as well. 

Here is the Check List for May 18 – May 24:

Check List May 18 – May 24

Religion:

A) Study and learn the narratives or stories associated with the “Glorious Mysteries”: “The Resurrection”, “The Ascension”, “The Descent of the Holy Spirit”, “The Assumption”, and “The Crowning of Mary”.

B) Watch the video and read the contents of the web page on the “Glorious Mysteries”.

“The Glorious Mysteries”

Math:

A) Complete “Mad Minute B – 52” and graph results. A link is provided under the Math heading below. Due Thursday, May 28th.

B) Complete Multiplication Grid Set 15″. A link is provided under Math below. Due Thursday, May 28th.

C) Complete “NS4 – 32: Concepts in Multiplication”. A link is under the subject heading Math. Due Thursday, May 28th.

D) Correct “FSA Set I # 1 – 3”. An Answer key is found under Math below. Due Thursday, May 28th.

E) Correct “Brain Booster” Test 5 # 1 – 9. **Optional. An answer key is listed under Math. Due Thursday, May 28th.

F) Complete “FSA Set I # 4 – 5” . A link is provided below under Math. Due Monday, June 1, 2020.

G) Complete “Brain Booster” Test 5 # 10 – 15. A link is provided under Math. Due Monday, June 1. **Optional

L.A. Writing:

A) Quick Write: “Pirate Ship”. A link to the image and the writing package are under L.A. Writing. Due Thursday, May 28th.

B) Complete FSA Writing: “Forest Adventure”. Make sure that you complete the planning web, so that there is evidence that your story has a beginning, a middle, and an end. Make sure that you follow the “Writing Process”. A rough draft needs to be written, proofread and edited. This FSA Writing activity is due Monday, June 1, 2020. A link is provided under L.A. Writing. If using dialogue in your story understand that the speaker needs to be identified, and each time there is a new speaker, a new paragraph must begin. I have included a “mark up” of the “Three Boys and the Giants” to show appropriate use of dialogue. A link is under L.A. Writing. Any character that speaks must have their dialogue set within quotation marks. To view comments in the “marked up” document “Open”, and “Enable Editing”. Click on “Review” and then click on “Show Comments”. Read the comments carefully to understand the use of dialogue and quotations in writing.

L.A. Reading:

A) Read the “Mystery of Titan” only. It is suggested that it is orally read to a parent(s). The story is to be read by Thursday, May 28th. A link to the story is provided below under L.A. Reading.

B) Correct FSA Reading: “Making Bannock”. An answer key is under L.A. Reading. Due Thursday, May 28th.

C)Complete the reading of “Ice Storm” only. A link is provided below under L.A. Reading. Thursday, May 28th.

Science:
A) Complete good copy of the “Climate of the Savannah” due Thursday, May 28th.

Here is the next episode of “The Shadow”:

Episode 6: “The Face”:

Posted: Monday, May 25, 2020

Week 8 May 18 - May 24
Week 7 May 11 - May 17
Week 6 May 4 - May 10
Week 5 April 27 - May 3
Week 4 April 20 - 26
Week 3 April 13 - 19
Week 2 April 6 - April 12
Week 1 March 31 - April 5

If you choose to use Kidblog, please use the “Writing Process”. This is the process that was introduced to the class earlier in the year. All your writing should follow this process. Here is a link to that process. Please read it to refresh you memory.

“The Writing Process”

Kidblog

 Religion

  • Complete “The Glorious Mysteries Review”. Due Tuesday, June 2.

“Glorious Mysteries Review”

  • Complete the “Glorious Mysteries” Prayer Pamphlet. Due Friday, May 22. Learn and know the five narratives and stories pertaining to the “Glorious Mysteries”.

“Glorious Mysteries Prayer Pamphlet Criteria”

“Glorious Mysteries Prayer Pamphlet”

  • Complete “The Joyful Mysteries Review”. Due Thursday, May 14th.

“The Joyful Mysteries Review”

  • Study and learn the stories or narratives of the “Joyful Mysteries”. The stories or narratives are “The Annunciation”, “The Visitation”, “The Nativity”, “The Presentation”, and “The Finding in the Temple”. Know what each of these stories or narratives are about.
  • Complete “Joyful Mysteries” Prayer Pamphlet. Due Friday, May 8th. Make sure you read the criteria for completing this prayer pamphlet.

“Joyful Mysteries” – Criteria

“Joyful Mysteries” Prayer Pamphlet

Older Religion Assignments

Here is a link for students and families to use as a Daily Reflection :

Daily Reflections

Here is a link to access live broadcasts from the Vatican, including live Mass with Pope Francis:

Vatican News

Here is a link to the Archdiocese of Vancouver for a list of Masses and online streaming times: 

Mass Schedule for Online Streaming

 


Math:

  • Complete “Mad Minute B – 54” due Tuesday, June 2.
  • Complete “Multiplication Grid Set 17”. Due Tuesday, June 2.

“Multiplication Gird 17 & 18 (7 – 9X)”

  • Complete “Introduction to Communicating About Ordering Numbers” pg. 58 & 59 of Math Focus4. Due Tuesday, June 2.

“Introduction to Communicating About Ordering Numbers” Chapter 2: Lesson # 8 pg. 58 and 59 of Math focus4″

  • Complete “Quick Math: “NS4 – 33: Rounding on a Number Line” and NS4 – 33: Rounding on a Number Line Continued”. Due Tuesday, June 2.

Quick Math – “NS4 – 33: Rounding on a Number Line” and “NS4 – 33: Rounding on a Number Line Continued”

  • Complete “Mad Minute B – 53”. Due Friday, May 29th.

“Mad Minute B – 53 & B – 54”

  • Complete “Multiplication Grid Set 16”. Due Friday, May 29th.
  • Correct “Quick Math: NS4 – 32: Concepts in Multiplication”. Due Friday May 29th.

Answer Key – “Quick Math: NS4 – 32 Concepts in Multiplication”

  • Complete “Mad Minute B – 52”. Due Thursday, May 28th.
  • Complete Multiplication Grid Set # 15″. Due Thursday, May 28th.

“Multiplication Grid Set # 15 and Set # 16”

  • Complete “NS4 – 32: Concepts in Multiplication”. Due Thursday, May 28th.

“Quick Math: NS4 – 32: Concepts in Multiplication”

  • Correct FSA Math ” Set I # 1 – 3″. Due Thursday, May 28th.

Answer Key – “FSA Math Set I # 1 – 3”

  • Correct “Brain Booster” Test 5 # 1 – 9. Due Thursday, May 28th. **Optional.

Answer Key – “Brain Booster” Test 5 # 1 -9

  • Complete FSA Math “Set I # 4 – 5”. Due Monday, June 1, 2020.

“FSA Math Set I # 4 – 5”

  • Complete “Brain Booster” Test 5 # 10 – 15. Due Monday, June 1, 2020. **Optional

“Brain Booster Test 5 # 10 – 15”

  • Complete “Mad Minute B – 51”. Due Monday, May 25th.

“Mad Minutes B – 51 & B – 52”

  • Complete “Multiplication Grid Set 14”. Due Monday, May 25th.

“Multiplication Grid Set 14”

  • Correct “Comparing and Ordering Numbers” pg. 55 & 56 # 1 – 9 Chapter 2: Lesson # 7. Due Friday, May 22.

Answer Key: “Comparing and Ordering Numbers” pg. 55 & 56 # 1 – 9 Chapter 2: Lesson # 7

  • Complete “Mad Minute B – 45” due Friday, May 22.
  • Complete “Multiplication Grid Set 13” due Friday, May 22.
  • Complete “Multiplication 9 Times Tables” due Friday, May 22.

“Multiplication 9 Times Tables”

  • Correct “Introduction to Comparing and Ordering Numbers” pg. 54 & 55 of Math Focus4.

Answer Key – “Introduction to Comparing and Ordering Numbers” pg. 54 & 55 of Math Focus4

  • Complete “Mad Minute B- 44”. Due Thursday, May 21.

“Mad Minute B – 44 & B – 45”

  • Complete “Multiplication 8 Times Tables”. Due Thursday, May 21.

“Multiplication 8 Times Tables”

  • Complete “Multiplication Grid Set 12”. Due Thursday, May 21.

“Multiplication Grids # 12 & 13”

  • Complete Chapter 2: Lesson # 7 “Comparing and Ordering Numbers”, pg. 55 & 56. Complete # 1 – 9. Complete this assignment on loose leaf. Draw a line under your previous word. Include date, title, name, and page number (pg. 54). Include the subheadings: “Checking” and “Practising”.
  • Correct “NS4 – 30: Regrouping” and “NS4 – 31 Multiplying a 3 – Digit Number by a 1 – Digit Number”. Due Wednesday, May 20th.

Answer Key: “NS4 – 30: Regrouping” and “NS4 – 31: Multiplying a 3 – Digit Number by a 1 – Digit Number”

  • Complete “Multiplication 7 Times Tables”. Due Wednesday, May 20th.

“Multiplication 7 Times Tables”

  • Complete “Mad Minute B – 43”. Due Wednesday, May 2oth.
  • Complete “Multiplication Grid Set # 11”. Due Wednesday, May 20th.
  • Complete “Introduction to Comparing and Ordering Numbers” pg. 54 & 55 of Math Focus4. Due Wednesday, May 20th.

“Introduction to Comparing and Ordering Numbers” pg. 54 & 55 of Math Focus4.

  • Complete FSA Set I # 1 – 3. Due Monday, May 25th.

FSA Math: Set I # 1 – 3

  • Correct FSA Math H # 6 & 7. Due Wednesday, May 20th.

Answer Key: FSA Math Set H # 6 & 7

  • Correct “Brain Booster Test 4 # 44 – 50. Due Wednesday, May 20th.

Answer Key: “Brain Booster Test 4 # 44 – 50

  • Complete “Brain Booster” Test 5 # 1 – 9. Due Monday, May 25th.

“Brain Booster” Test 5 # 1 – 9

Older Math Assignments

Math Focus 4 Extended Learning

Mathletics


 Science:

  • Read and highlight facts about the threats to the Savannah. Due Tuesday, June 2.

“Threats to the Savannah”

  • Complete the good copy of “The Climate of the Savannah”. Due Thursday, May 28th.
  • Complete a rough draft of a paragraph on “The Climate of the Savannah”. Due Friday, May 22.

Criteria for “Climate of the Savannah”

  • Complete note taking on “The Climate of the Savannah”. Due Tuesday, May 19th.

“Climate of the Savannah” Notes

Older Science Assignments

What is Energy?  Remember to include a title page with your package.

Science Probe 4

Computer Science:

Below is a link to “Scratch” an online coding site. Students can access this site by using their Username and Password.

Scratch

Below is a link for “Scratch 3.0:

“Scratch 3.0”


L.A. Reading

  • Complete the vocabulary (contextual clues) for “The Mystery of Titan” due Tuesday, June 2.
  • Complete the exercises for “Ice Storm”. Make sure to reread this story before completing the exercises. Complete “Vocabulary Practice”, “Vocabulary Word search”, “Reading Comprehension”, “Sequencing Story events”, and “Capitalizing the Words”. Due Tuesday, June 2.
  • Read “Ice Storm” only. Due Thursday, May 28th.

What is Context? – “Ice Storm” Post Test

  • Read the “Mystery of Titan” only. Read this story orally to a parent(s). Due Thursday, May 28th.

“The Mystery of Titan”

  • Correct FSA Reading “Making Bannock”. Due Thursday, May 28th.

Answer Key – FSA Reading: “Making Bannock”

  •  Correct the exercise on contextual clues # 1 – 10 of “The Three Boys and the Giants”. Due Monday, May 25th.

Answer Key: “The Three Boys and the Giants”

  • Read and complete # 1 – 10 on the vocabulary words for “The Three Boys and the Giants”. Due Friday, May 22. Use contextual clues to determine the meaning of the words underlined and italicized in the story.
  • Read the Micmac legend: “The Three Boys and the Giants”. Please read to a parent(s). Oral reading is important, so read this story aloud. Only the reading is due for Thursday, May 21.

Micmac Legend: “Three Boys and the Giants”

  • Complete “Wendigo” by choosing 10 words to define using a dictionary. Link is below. Due Wednesday, May 20th.
  • Correct “Writing Roundup Part 2”. Due Wednesday, May 20th.

Answer Key: “Writing Roundup Part 2”

  • Correct FSA Reading: “Culture by Design”. Due Wednesday, May 2oth.

Answer Key: FSA Reading: “Culture by Design”

  • Complete FSA Reading: “Making Bannock”. Due Monday, May 25th.

FSA Reading: “Making Bannock”

Older Reading Assignments

 

GetEpic Reading

Huckleberry Finn

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Spelling:

  • Study the words in “Quick Spelling 7”. You will have a test on these words in June.
  • Correct “Quick Spelling 7”. Due Wednesday, May 20th.

Answer Key: “Quick Spelling 7”

  • Complete “Quick Spelling 7”. Due Wednesday, May 13th.

“Quick Spelling 7”

Older Spelling Assignments

Mass Preparation:


Handwriting:

  • Complete “Canadian Handwriting: Book D” pg. 52 & 53. Due Wednesday, June 3.
Older Handwriting Assignments

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L.A. Writing:

  • Complete Quick Write: “Pirate Ship”. Due Thursday, May 28th.

“Pirate Ship” Image

Quick Write: “Pirate Ship”

  • Complete FSA Writing: “Forest Adventure”. Due Monday, June 1, 2020. Make sure that you carefully read the criteria and rubrics for this story writing task. Please review “The Three Boys and the Giants” marked up story on how to use dialogue in story writing.

FSA Writing: “Forest Adventure”

Learning About Dialogue – “The Three Boys and the Giants”

To view comments in the above document “Open”, “Enable Editing”. Click on “Review” and then click on “Show Comments”. Read the comments carefully to understand the use of dialogue and quotations in writing.

Older L.A. Writing Assignments

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SOCIALS:

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FINE ARTS:

  • Complete Quick Art: Lesson # 7 Continued”, using circles to draw funny faces

Quick Art: “Lesson # 7 Continued” Funny Faces

  • Complete Quick Art: “Lesson # 7” using circles to draw.

Quick Art: “Lesson # 7” Using Circles.

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L.A. GRAMMAR:

  • Complete “Analyzing Sentences with Word – Group Modifiers”. Due Thursday, May 21.

“Analyzing Sentences with Word – Group Modifiers”

Older L.A. Grammar Assignments

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Oral Language:

Criteria for Prepared Bible Reading

Appendix for Speech Arts

Speech Arts Adjudication Form

Speech Arts: Intermediate Bible Readings

  • Quick Oral Language: Learn, memorize, dramatize,  and present “Late Pass”. This is ongoing and can be presented at a “Zoom Meeting”. This one – minute monologue can be used as a Character Recitation for the Speech Arts Competition.

One – Minute Monologue: “Late Pass”

  • Upcoming Speech Arts Competition – Friday, April 25th in-class competition. Students should have chosen three out of the five categories – poetry recitation, character recitation, storytelling, speech and bible reading. Students will present their Speech Arts choices via ‘Zoom’ conference.

Speech Arts Criteria and Categories    Students have received the Bible Readings for this competition prior to the Spring Break. I will make them available shortly for students to download.

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Art:

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Extended Learning Opportunities: 

When presenting your learning use this link for ideas:

Creative Ways to Present Student Learning

  • Research historic Radio Plays.
  • Research a famous building or structure.

Word Mint


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