Welcome to Mr. Cieslak's 4th Grade ELA Class! This site contains all the resources you will need to have a fun and successful fourth grade year.

What's Happening in ELA?

Week of 10/23/17

Writer's Workshop

    • Publishing descriptive paragraphs about a student-created monster
    • Starting realistic fiction unit, focusing on character development and conflict

Word Study

Group 1: Test on Tuesday, October 31 (choice board due)

Group 2: Test on Monday, October 23 (choice board due)

Group 3: Test on Tuesday, October 24 (choice board due)

Group 4: Test on Thursday, October 26 (choice board due)

Reader's Workshop

    • Comparing and contrasting antagonist and protagonist and identifying the types of characters during independent reading.
    • Identifying setting and describing how it enhances the mood of the text.

Guided Reading/Literacy Centers

    • Using the RACE strategy to write responses to our reading
    • Working on Week 1 Vocabulary for this week (Test on these words on Wednesday, October 25). New list distributed on Wednesday.
    • Practicing grammar skill: identifying and writing prepositional phrases