Mr. Obe's

4th Grade

updated on 10/15/18

Important Notes

NEW RULE: If you intend to drive only your own child on a field trip, you still need to have filled out the volunteer driver paperwork (you do not need a TB test). If you would like another copy of this paperwork, please email me.

I will be posting the upcoming week's spelling words and vocabulary word each Friday.

Upcoming Events

none at present

Homework

complete the social studies chapter 2 outline.

The activities listed below should be addressed every night.

write each spelling word 5 times

continue memorizing multiplication facts

read for at least 20 minutes

practice using this week's vocabulary word

This week's spelling words

These weekly spelling words are being pulled from a list of the 100 most misspelled words.

ignorance

intelligence

independent

immediate

jewelry

This week's vocabulary word

"cherish"

definition:

treat with affection; protect and care for; keep in one's mind

derivatives:

  • cherished, cherishing, cherishes

use examples:

I cherish the time we spend together.

He cherishes the gift she once gave him.

Link here to a cumulative list of the vocabulary words we have learned thus far.

Current Curriculum Topics

Reading

"Island of the Blue Dolphins"

by Scott O'Dell

Writing

personal narratives

Grammar

conjunctions & compund sentences

Math

compare and order numbers within 1,000,000

Social Studies

California's Indians

(Unit 1/Chapter 2 of the social studies textbook)

Science

pending

Physical Education

Running

Basketball Dribbling Skills

Fine Arts

Sego Durand

Virtue of the Month

"contentment"