ELA

October 29-November 2

an excerpt from:

A Cricket in Times Square
by George Selden

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Target Skill: Visualizing

Vocabulary:
chirp
furiously
melody
occasion
railroad
subway
traffic
venturing


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Our class is presently reading Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
by Judy Blume for the month of September.

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In addition we will be reading stories from the fourth grade reader weekly for skill(s) mastery.
Sept. 17-21
A Visit With Grandpa
excerpted from Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World

Target Skill: Setting

Vocabulary:
prairie
tease
biscuit
rumpled
wrinkled
dough
raisins

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We will be reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory until May 25th. 


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Currently we are reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
2/26/18-3/29/18
There are quizzes for each chapter.

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We are currently reading I Am Malala.
(1/22/18-2/16/18)

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January 16-19
Rikki-tikki-tavi
Mongoose Kills Cobras and Saves Family!
Target Skill: Drawing Conclusions
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Vocabulary:
cobra
coiled
lame
plunged
triumph



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January 8-12
The Storm
"Boy Saves Horses and Survives a Tornado!"
Target Skill:Predicting
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Vocabulary:
accident
coaxed
nuzzled
soothing
tornado
wail

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November 27-December 22
Little House in the Big Woods

By Laura Ingalls Wilder
We will be reading a chapter per day. There will be questions, and much discussion.
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11/13/17-11/17/17
Marven of the Great North Woods
Target Skill: Drawing Conclusions

A conclusion is a decision you reach that makes sense after you think about the details or facts that you have read. 



Vocabulary
cord-unit for measuring wood
depot-railroad or bus station
flapjacks-pancakes
grizzly-large, fierce bear of North America
snowshoes-shoes with frames for walking in deep snow

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11/6/17-11/9/17
John Henry
Target Skill: Making Judgments
Thinking about and reacting to people, situations, and issues in a story or an article.
Folk Heroes: John Henry
Vocabulary:
shivered
glimpse
tunnel
boulder
horizon
rhythm
hollered
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10/30/17-11/3/17
"The Swimming Hole"
exerpted from On the Banks of Plum Creek 
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Target Skill: "Theme"

VOCABULARY:
bristled
dugout
jointed
naughty
punish
rushes
shallow



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10/23/17-10/27/17
We will be reading "A Big City Dream".
I am also reading the book Wonder by R.J. Palacio for our read aloud.
Students will begin working on compare/contrast essays this week.


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