📰4th Grade News 📰

➕➖This Week in Math✖️➗

  • Module 3, Multi-Digit Multiplication and Division 

    Projected Lessons for the week- 5,6,7 & 8

    Weekly Essential Questions:

    How does my knowledge of multiplication facts help me to solve problems?

    Weekly Standard(s) Covered:

    4.NBT.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.
    4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison. 

    Updated for the week of- 9/26/23

✍️This Week in Language Arts📖

  • Reading:


    Decoding/Spelling:  VCCV, VCV, and VV spelling patterns, homophones, and long/short u

    4.RF.3  Know and apply phonics and word analysis skills in decoding multisyllabic words in context and out of context.

         a. Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences to read unfamiliar multisyllabic words accurately.




    Comprehension: Review summarizing, identifying theme, and making Inferences in Informational Text


    4.RI.1  Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. 

    4.RL.2  Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text  


    **DV Interim district assessment: Hudson-Wednesday; Abraham-Thursday





    Cursive: This week we will be reviewing how to write cursive K, V, and X letters. 


    4.WF.1  Demonstrate and apply handwriting skills.

         a. Read and write cursive letters, upper and lower case.   


    Informational Writing: 


       Students will be working through Module 2 which is informational writing.  Students will be researching an Apex Predator.  This week students will begin gathering notes.


    4.W.2  Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

         a. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g.,   

              headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

         b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related

              to the topic.

         c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also,


         d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

         e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented. 


    4.W.5  With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. 


    4.W.7  Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic. 






    updated for week of 9/26

🗺️This Week in Social Studies🏛️

  • Social Studies:

    Top 20 Month 2:The Line, Lesson 1 & 2

    Students will review what "the line" is and what it means to be "Top 20" or "Bottom 80".  Students will also discuss what trampolines are and which ones work to help them get above the line.

    4.SL.1  Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

       b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

       c. Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.

       d. Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding based on the discussion. 

    Unit 1 Mesoamerican Civilizations:  Mayan, Aztec, Inca Complexity

    Students will review what makes the Mayan, Aztec, and Inca complex societies.  Students will complete an assessment where they have to describe what they have learned about 1 of these civilizations.  

    4.SP3.6  Present summaries of arguments and explanations using print, oral, and digital technologies.  

    Sandra Day O'Connor Day:

    Students will also finish up learning about the position of city mayor and how to decide on qualified candidates.  There will be a graded assignment.

    4.C1.1 Analyze civic virtues and democratic principles or lack thereof within a variety of government structures, societies, and/or communities within the Americas.


    updated for week of 9/26

⛰️This Week in Science🌋

  • This week we will review and take the end of Earth unit assessment.


    Standards covered this quarter.

    4.E1U1.5  Use models to explain seismic waves and their effect on the Earth.

    4.E1U1.6 Plan and carry out an investigation to explore and explain the interactions between Earth’s major systems and the impact on Earth’s surface materials and processes. 

    4.E1U1.7 Develop and/or revise a model using various rock types, fossil location, and landforms to show evidence that Earth’s surface has changed over time.

    4.E1U2.10 Define problem(s) and design solution(s) to minimize the effects of natural hazards.

Contact Info

  • Mr. Cohon
    Science & Math
    Classroom Phone: 623-445-7658
    Email:  alex.cohon@dvusd.org
    Mrs. Hudson
    ELA & Social Studies
    Classroom Phone:  623-445-7659    
    Email:  tina.hudson@dvusd.org
    Mrs. Kozubal
    Math & Science
    Classroom Phone:  623-445-7657
    Email:  debbie.kozubal@dvusd.org
    Ms. Abraham
    ELA & Social Studies
    Classroom Phone:  623-445-7660
    Email:  hannah.abraham@dvusd.org


Mission Statement

  • We the Students of Terramar’s 4th Grade, in Order to form a more proper Classroom Environment to establish Hard Workers, promote Self Confidence and Good Behaviors and secure Respect to everyone at school, do ordain and establish this Mission Statement for the 4th Grade Classes of Terramar Academy of the Arts.



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