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General Announcements for the 4th grade

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Parent Volunteers needed for Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13. The students will be building Rube Goldberg Machines for their final science project. Students will construct the machine using Autodesk’s 123D content and fabrication software, MIT Media Lab’s Scratch programming language, K'NEX construction systems, Lego Education WeDO construction sets, and other found objects.


Times that need volunteers are for the following sessions for each day. Please email Mr. Sheng with your availability if you are interested in helping out. 
Monday will focus on 123D software & Lego WeDO/Scratch programming. Tuesday through Friday will focus on the implementation of student blueprints of the Rube Goldberg machines.


Monday, May 9 (Day 4)

9:20 – 10:45 Section I
11:35 - 12:15 Section II
1:15 - 2:40 Section III

Tuesday, May 10 (Day 5)

10:00 - 10:50 Section I and 11:35 - 12:00 Section I
12:00 - 1:20 Section II
1:30 - 2:45 Section III

Thursday, May 12 (Day 2)

9:20 – 10:45 Section I
11:35 - 12:15 Section II
1:15 - 2:40 Section III

Friday, May 13 (Day 3)

9:20 – 10:45 Section I
11:35 - 12:15 Section II
1:15 - 2:40 Section III


1502.gifKeep an eye out for a shoe box for your State Float.

 
Did you know that every 4th grader and their families are invited to visit any of the National Parks for free? http://www.nationalparks.org/ook/ekiap-signup Now you do! 


Week of May 2 - 6, 2016



Monday
Day 4

Tuesday
Day 5

Wednesday
Day 1

Thursday
Day 2

Friday
Day 3

Math


Workbook p.119Workbook p.120-121Workbook p.122

Religion

Research and Service ProjectResearch and Service ProjectResearch and Service ProjectResearch and Service Project

Language Arts


Voyages PB pages 106Reading PB page 23Voyages PB page 108

Science

Study for Friday's test.  F78-89, DSR, K'nex, Copybook notes (Lab and Builds)

Explore 123D tutorials. http://www.123dapp.com/howto/design


Study for Friday's test. F78-89, DSR, K'nex, Copybook notes (Lab and Builds)


Study for Friday's test. F78-89, DSR, K'nex, Copybook notes (Lab and Builds)


Study for Friday's test. F78-89, DSR, K'nex, Copybook notes (Lab and Builds)

 


Put Simple Machines papers in Home Box.

Brainstorm Rube Goldberg project and bring in materials.

Social Studies

Work on Float.

Read Chapter 11, Lesson 2 and complete workbook page 78.

Test corrected and signed by tomorrow.
Work on Float.

Read Chapter 11, Lesson 3 and complete workbook page 79.
Work on Float.

Read Chapter 11, Lesson 4 and complete workbook page 81 and 82.
Work on Float.

Read pages 364-365 and complete workbook page 84.
Work on Float.

Don't Forget

Photo Album up.






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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Language Arts






Science






Social Studies






Don't Forget








Ms. McDugall - Language Arts


Spelling List - test on Tuesday, April 26th
1. shark
2. attack
3. risk
4. public
5. sink
6. question
7. electric
8. jacket
9. blank
10. ache
11. crooked
12. drink
13. topic
14. track
15. blanket
16. struck
17. mistake
18. junk
19. squirrel
20. stomach
Challenge Words
1. aquatic
2. comic
3. tropical
4. speckled
5. peculiar
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Mr. Sheng's Science and Social Studies Class

Parents, if a student (and you) are struggling with getting an assignment done for my classes, whether it be content area or because of technology, please send me a note or email and move on. We'll figure it out the next day.


Ongoing Science and Social Studies Tests and Projects:

Online Science Lab Book wiki here. How to videos here

Science - Simple Machines test on Friday, May 6. F78-89, DSR, K'nex, Copybook notes (Lab and Builds)
When preparing for Science tests, use your textbook, copybook notes (including your lab notes), study guide, outlines, handouts, Brainpops, flash cards and/or www.flashcardmachine.com. Study a little bit each day, as soon, as the test is announced. Refer to the Study Skills sheet in your copybook for additional tips as well. How to Read your Science textbook video.

 

Social Studies - No more tests/quizzes, study guides, or skeleton outlines for Social Studies. Workbook pages and Critical Thinking question creations will be assigned as homework. The rest of the school year will focus on the State Project items and finishing the textbook.
When preparing for Social Studies tests, use your textbook, workbook, copybook notes, study guide, outlines, lesson review answers, quizzes, flash cards and/or www.flashcardmachine.com. Study a little bit each day, as soon, as the test is announced. Refer to the Study Skills sheet in your copybook for additional tips as well. How to Read your Social Studies textbook video. How to do well in my Social Studies class video. Can't find your Study Guide and/or Skeleton Outline? Reprint your missing items from here.

Videos by Mr. Sheng
Here's the trailer for the Cubby video.
The Cubby
video.
How to Read your Social Studies textbook video.
How to Read your Science textbook video.
How to do well in my Social Studies class
video.
How to do really well in Social Studies and Science video.
October Check-in video.
November Check-in video.
December Check-in video.

State and Territory Project due dates:
RESEARCH DUE: Friday, January 8, 2016

POWERPOINT DUE: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - new due date.
BROCHURE DUE:  Friday, May 6, 2016 - new due date Friday, May 20, 2016
BLOG DUE: Sunday, May 15, 2016 - new due date Sunday, May 23, 2016
FLOAT DUE: Thursday, May 26, 2016

PROJECT PRESENTATION: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 

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