4th Grade Class Page 3rd Trimester 2019-2020

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2019-2020 3rd Trimester Overview

Grade 4 – ELA

Reading

Theme and Main Idea
Point of View
Cause and Effect
Using Context Clues
Vocabulary and Multiple-Meaning Words
Nonfiction Texts
Autobiographical Fiction
Summarizing and Inferencing

Writing

Persuasive Writing
Descriptive Writing
Revising and Editing
Sequencing
Sentence Construction
Using Transitional Words and Phrases
Using Sensory Words and Details
Using Domain-Specific Vocabulary

Grammar

Capitalization
Prefixes and Suffixes
Progressive Verb Tenses
Adjectives and Adverbs
Conjunctions
Subject and Object Pronouns
Compound and Complex Sentences

Grade 4 – Math

Multi-Digit Multiplication and Division
Fraction Equivalence, Comparing, and Ordering
Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Fractions
Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Measurement Conversions
Number Lines and Line Plots
Decimals and Decimal Fractions

Grade 4 – Social Studies

Unit 4: Freedom and the New Nation: Federal, State and Local Government 

Essential Question: What does it mean to be free?

Symbols of New York State
Declaration of Independence
United States Constitution
The Bill of Rights
Citizen’ Rights and Responsibilities
Slavery in New York State
Women’s Rights
The Civil War

Unit 5: Making the Empire State: Immigration, Industrialization and Westward Movement 

Essential Question: How do people, laws, and new technology shape a nation?

New York State Economy
Development of Transportation and Communication in the 1800’s
Natural Resources of New York State
Industrial Development in New York State
Labor and unions
Urbanization in New York City (Cultural Development of Communities)
Immigration to New York
African-American Migration

Grade 5 – ELA

Reading

Theme and Main Idea
Using Context Clues
Figurative Language
Content-Area Words
Vocabulary and Multiple-Meaning Words
Informational Texts
Narrative Nonfiction
Summarizing and Inferencing

Writing

Persuasive Writing
Informational Writing
Revising and Editing
Sequencing
Sentence Construction
Using Transitional Words and Phrases
Using Domain-Specific Vocabulary
Spelling of Compound Words 

Grammar

Prefixes and Suffixes
Verb Tenses
Direct and Indirect Objects
Possessive Pronouns
Conjunctions
Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
Subject and Object Pronouns