• Mr. McKibban  
     
     
    Mr. McKibban
    4thGrade
     317-544-6500
     
    Parents, I have added information to access the DOE website
    in my Links sections. It provides directions to access ILearn
    practice tests you can do at home. 
        
     
     
     
     
     
     
  •  Daily Schedule

     8:10-8:45 Arrival/Daily Language and Math Skills

    8:45-10:25  Reading

    10:25-11:10 Related Arts

    11:10-11:45 Number Corner

    11:45-12:30 Science/Social Studies

    12:30-1:00 Lunch

    1:00-1:30 Recess

    1:30-2:30 Math

    2:30-3:00 SST

    3:00-3:15 Prep/Dismissal

     

    RELATED ARTS
    Monday: Gym
    Tuesday: Art
    Wednesday: Library
    Thursday: Music
    Friday: Flex/Synergy
     

     Upcoming Events/Announcements

     Remember, get your "Background Checks" completed. These are taking 10 business days to complete.
     Do not wait until the last minute if you plan to volunteer or attend field trips. 

    Dates to Remember

     

    Dates to Remember 

     March
     
    21: 4th Grade Musical
    22: Field Trip to Kingsway
    25: Spring Break Begins
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  •  READING ACTIVITIES

    All students have an outline of the skills, strategies, vocabulary,

    and spelling words for all of unit Unit 5. Assessments are taken every Friday.

    Reading Materials are available online. Students can log-in to the "ConnectEd" website via

    school websites to access books, stories, and worksheets.

    Week of March 18: 

    Reading Unit 5, week 2

    Focus Question

    Unit 5 Week 1 

    Focus Question: 

    In what ways do people show they care about each other?

         

    Unit 5 Week 2 

    Focus Question:

    What are some reasons people moved west?

     

    Unit 5 Week 3

    Focus Question:

    How can inventions solve problems?

     

    Unit 5 Week 4 

    Focus Question:

    What can you discover when you look closely at something?

     

    Unit 5 Week 5 

    Focus Question:

    How can learning about the past help you understand the present?

     

    COMPREHENSION

    Unit 5 Week 1

    STRATEGY: Visualize

    SKILL: Problem and Solution

     

    Unit 5 Week 2

    STRATEGY: Visualize

    SKILL: Cause and Effect

     

    Unit 5 Week 3

    STRATEGY: Summarize

    SKILL: Problem and Solution

     

    Unit 5 Week 4

    STRATEGY: Summarize

    SKILL: Sequence

     

    Unit 5 Week 5

    STRATEGY: Summarize

    SKILL: Sequence


    Spelling/Phonics

    Unit 5 Week 1

       *Closed Syllables

       *Latin Prefixes

    Unit 5 Week 2

       *Open Syllables

       *Irregular Plurals

    Unit 5 Week 3

       *Vowel Teams

       *Greek and Latin Roots

    Unit 5 Week 4

       *r-controlled syllables

       *Frequently misspelled words

     Unit 5 Week 5

       *Consonant + le

       *Latin Suffixes

     

    Grammar

    Unit 5 Week 1

     *Adjectives

    Unit 5 Week 2

     *Articles

    Unit 5 Week 3

     *Adjectives that compare

    Unit 5 Week 4

     *Compare with  “more”  -er and “most” -est

    *Subject-verb Agreement

    Unit 5 Week 5

     *Comparing with “Good and Bad”

     

    Reading

    Unit 5 Week 1   Genre: Realistic Fiction

    *Mama, I’ll Give You the World

    Unit 5 Week 2    Genre: Tall Tale

    *Apples to Oregon

    Unit 5 Week 3     Genre: Biography

    *How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning

    Unit 5 Week 4   Genre: Expository Text

    *A Drop of Water

    Unit 5 Week 5    Genre: Informational Article

    *Our Spanish Beginnings

     

    Vocabulary Skill

    Unit 5 Week 1  

    *Similes and Metaphors

    Unit 5 Week 2

    *Homographs

    Unit 5 Week 3

    *Greek Roots

    Unit 5 Week 4

    *Antonyms

    Unit 5 Week 5

    *Proverbs and Adages




    Bridges Math

    Week of March 18

    Unit 6, Module 1: multiplication, division, fractions, and data

    *Students should always be working on mastery of multiplication facts.

    *Below is a link to Bridges Math Family Support website. 

     https://www.mathlearningcenter.org/families/bridges2 

     

     

     
     
     
     
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