Fourth Grade

Let´s have fun learning English!

 

EVERY UNIT HAS A SUMMARY OF THE CONTENTS AND LINKS TO PRACTICE ON.

(click on the blue words in each unit to go to a new link.)

JUST SCROLL DOWN.                
                        

FIND THE UNIT YOU ARE ON.

 

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FIRST SEMESTER

 

UNIT 3.1 Pearl and Wagner, two good friends.              

Dates: March 12th – April 8th (Test)

REVIEW

Contents:

Reading Comprehension             Author´s purpose

Phonics/Spelling                          Vowel patters e, ee, ea, y:

street, freeze, dream, speech, lady, release, penny, beneath, even, battery.

High-Frequency Words              watch, shoe, guess, science, won, pretty, village

 Grammar                                     Verbs

 

EXTRA PRACTICE:

Reading Skills: 

Author´s Purpose: Authors write to inform, entertain or persuade.


Phonics & Spelling: 

HFW: watch, shoe, guess, science, won, pretty, village.


Conventions

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UNIT 4.1 THE FROGGY FABLE  

Dates: April 15th – April 30th (Test)

Contents:

Phonics : Final Syllable –le

Spelling: cable, ankle, title, apple, purple, able, bugle, bundle, bubble, giggle, sparkle, tickle.

Comprehension: Draw Conclusions-Background Knowledge

HFW: clearing, crashed, perfect, pond, spilling, splashing, traveled

vocabulary 4.1

Grammar: adjectives and our senses

Practice Book: Pages 1 – 25

 

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UNIT 4.2 LIFE CYCLE OF A PUMPKIN

Dates: May 6th – June 3rd (Project)

Project life cycle rubric 2019

Contents:

Phonics: Vowel patterns oo,u
Reading Comprehension: Sequence and important ideas.
Grammar: adjectives for number size and shape.
Spelling Words:  cook, stood, full, wood, july, shook, push, pull, brook, book, hood, put.
Lesson Vocabulary Words: bumpy, fruit, harvest, root, smooth, soil, vine.

EXTRA PRACTICE:

Reading Skills: 

    FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS – SEQUENCING

Phonics:

Spelling words: 

vocabulary 4.2

Grammar:

 

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UNIT 4.4 THE NIGHT THE MOON FELL

Dates: June 4th – June 20th (Project)

In this unit, you will do a project:

What could it be? Project

rubric what could it be 2019

Contents:

Vocabulary: balance, canyons, coral, rattle, slivers, sway, whisper:  vocabulary 4.4

Phonics:  Syllable Patterns

Spelling Words: Compound words

football railroad oatmeal outplay
cowboy rainbow soybean daydream
houseboat boyhood roadway downstairs

Grammar: Adverbs that tell when and where

 

EXTRA PRACTICE:

Grammar:

 

Spelling words:

 

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Unit 4.5  THE FIRST TORTILLA

 

Dates: June 25th – July 5th (project)

On this unit, we will work on a fun cooking show project as your evaluation. Here is more information:

COOKING SHOW PROJECT

CONTENTS

                                   

Vocabulary: awaken, cliffs, mountain, prize, rainbow, suffer, volcano.

vocabulary 4.5

Phonics:  vowels ue, oo, ew, ui

SPELLING WORDSthe-first-tortilla

clue fool new suit
true too drew juice
blue spoon flew fruit

 

Grammar: ADVERBS

Adverbs that tell HOW

Adverbs 1 

Adverbs 2

Adverbs 3

Adverbs 4

Reading Comprehension: Plot and theme

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SECOND SEMESTER

 

UNIT 5.1 FIREFIGHTER      

                                     

Question of the Week: Why should we be responsible for doing a good job?

Vocabulary:           building, burning, masks, quickly, roar, station, tightly

vocabulary 5.1

Phonics:                   Suffixes -ful, -er, –ly, -ish, -or

_ful _er _ly _ish _or
cheerful teacher slowly foolish visitor
graceful fighter weekly childish sailor
joyful singer hardly stylish actor
hopeful helper yearly
peaceful gardener quickly
restful painter gladly

Practice 1

Practice 2

Grammar:               Pronouns

Practice 1            Practice 2     

Rules & games

Reading Comprehension:         Fact and opinion – important ideas

Practice 1

Check these links for more information on fire fighting Smokey Bear

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UNIT 5.2 CARL, THE COMPLAINER

Petition Rubric

Question of the week: How can we be responsible community members?

Reading Skills: Cause and Effect, Visualize
Phonics: Prefixes pre-, dis-. un-, re-

 Practice

Spelling words:

unhappy reread prepay disagree overweight
unsafe rewind preheat disloyal overripe
unlocked replay preschool discolor
unpacked regroup
unplug

Vocabulary: complain, mumbles, annoy, signature, shrugs, p.m.

vocabulary 5.2

Grammar: Singular and Plural Pronouns

PRINT THESE WORKSHEETS FOR EXTRA PRACTICE

Comic Strip 5.2 cause and effect

COMIC STRIP FORM

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UNIT 5.3 BAD DOG, DODGER            REVIEW  

Question of the week: How can we be responsible animal owners? 

It is fun to have a pet but we need to take care of it.

Reading Skills: PLOT and THEME

PLOT GAME 
Phonics: Consonant Patterns kn, wr, gn, mb

Spelling words: knock, sign, knee, wrong, write, climb, wrap, wren, gnat, lamb, comb, knob.

Vocabulary: chased, chewing, dripping, grabbed, practice, treat, wagged

vocabulary 5.3

Grammar: Using I and me.

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UNIT 5.4 Horace, Morris, but mostly Dolores

Question of the week: How can we be responsible friends and neighbors?

Contents
Reading Unit 5.4 Horace and Morris but mostly Dolores
Talking About How can we be responsible friends and neighbors?
Phonics/Spelling Consonant patterns ph, gh, ck, ng.
phone, enough, backtrack, laugh, ticket, duckling, graph, tough, photo, rough, cough, clang
Vocabulary
Adventure, climbed, clubhouse, exploring, greatest, truest, wondered.
Grammar Different kinds of pronouns.
Reading Comprehension Character and setting, story structure.
Writing Animal fantasy.

 

Spelling words: phone, enough, backtrack, laugh, ticket, duckling, graph, tough, photo, rough, cough, clang.

Vocabulary:  vocabulary 5.4

Grammar: Different kinds of pronouns.

Practice 1      Practice 2    Practice 3

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UNIT 5.5 THE SIGNMAKER´S ASSISTANT

Question of the week:  How can we be responsible when we make a mistake?

Reading Unit 5.5 The signmaker´s assistant.
Talking About How can we be responsible when we make a mistake?
Phonics/Spelling Vowels aw, au, au(gh), al
Talk, because, august, caught, draw, walk, chalk, auto, taught, thaw, fault, launch
Vocabulary Afternoon, blame, idea, important, signmaker, townspeople.
Grammar
Contractions
Reading Comprehension Main idea and details, Inferring
Writing Humorous Fiction.

PRACTICE:

Reading Skills: 


Phonics: Vowel patterns aw, au, augh, al

Spelling words: 

talk, chalk, because, auto, August, taught, caught, thaw, draw, fault, walk, launch.

Vocabulary: vocabulary 5.5


Grammar: 

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MEMORY GAME…CAN YOU DO IT? (click ¨practice¨)

PRACTICE

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