Dear Parents,

Please be aware that homework is to be completed nightly. For this week each assignment will be due the very next day. No assignments will be collected on Friday or Monday. Each book log entry, study link is due the following day, same applies for tic-tac-toe. Please see below in the homework section.

**Weekly Objectives**

**Math-** 4th graders will begin to practice using a full circle protractor. Students will also practice classifying angles and placing coordinates on a grid

**Literacy-** 4th graders will receive their new guided reading books on 1/26/15, please dialogue with your child about their novels. The Anchor text for the week is *“Ecology for Kids”* 4th graders will use information to analyze and make inferences. Students will read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. We continue identifying various types of figurative language, this week we will focus on personification and alliteration.

**Science-** Students will continue with activities about the form and function of their own body with an emphasis on the Muscular system. **Special Guest Parent Speaker on 1/27/15

**Social Studies-** Students will begin to identify states and capitals in the U.S. by region

**Homework**

**Monday:** BOOK LOG. Read “Ecology for Kids pg 379” Tic-Tac-Toe, Study Links 6.6. Write Math facts 1 times each (6x’s – 12X’s)- due the next day , Timed Test Friday g. 329

**Tuesday:** BOOK LOG. 1. Tic-Tac-Toe assignment due Wednesday, Study Links 6.7. Write Math facts 1 times each (6x’s – 12X’s)- due the next day , Timed Test Friday.

**Science:** **Student Reflection **“What did you learn from our Guest today? ”Name 3 take-a-ways.Share with parents (Extra 5 points)- must have parent signature

**Wednesday:** BOOK LOG. 1 Tic-Tac-Toe assignment due Thursday, Study Links 6.8. Write Math facts times each (6x’s – 12X’s)- due the next day , Timed Test Friday.

**Thursday:** BOOK LOG. Last Tic-Tac-Toe DUE TODAY, Study Links 6.9. Write Math facts 1 times each (6x’s – 12X’s)- due the next day , Timed Test Friday.

**Friday-** BOOK LOG. Timed Test-