• Welcome to Distance Learning! 

    Ms. McMann- 4th Grade Learning Support

    *Packets were sent home on Thursday, which included reading, writing, math, science, and social studies content.   

    *A seperate math and reading packet was provided on your child's individual level for students who receive direct instruction in the learning support classroom in these subject areas. 

    *My assignments listed apply to students wh;.o are in my class for a subject area. 

    *In addition, please check out your child's homeroom teacher's page for more information, resources and work for science and social studies.

    If you need anything, please do not hesitate to reach out through email at emcmann@cbsd.org.  I would be happy to receive emails from my students.  

     

    March 30th, 2020- April 3rd, 2020

    This week’s Distance Learning activities are limited to math and special.  Please use the remainder of the time to catch up on activities posted during the previous two weeks, or work on the reading, writing, or social studies activities that are in your unfinished packets.

    Elementary teachers will be conducting conferences and planning new learning for next week’s launch of Phase 2 of the CB Distance Learning Plan.

    Thank you!

     

    Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020    Day 11

    Overview: Improper Fraction and Mixed Numbers

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    You can convert fractions to mixed numbers and mixed numbers to fractions.

    Three quick things to know:

    1. For tutorials on how to access online Math in Focus resources using Ed Your Friend in Learning visit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511
    2. If you cannot print activities, you may write the answers on a sheet of paper.
    3. Please look at Student Workbook Chapter 3 pages 275-276 and 279 if you need guidance.
    4. A mixed number represents the sum of a whole number and a fraction. 2 25 is a mixed number.
    5. An improper fraction has a numerator that is equal to or greater than its denominator. It represents a fraction that is equal to or greater than 64 is an improper fraction.

    Tasks:

    1. Complete the document called Gr 4 Day 10 Math in Distance learning on SeeSaw titled: Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers. If you are not sure how to answer a question, write a question mark. (?)
    2. Extra: Only do this activity if you want more practice: Play Tony Fraction’s Pizza Shop https://mrnussbaum.com/tony-fraction-s-pizza-shop-online-game

    Spanish Version: https://mrnussbaum.com/tony-fraction-s-pizza-shop-in-spanish-online-game

    Don’t forget to submit your slides

    Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020    Day 10

    Overview: Comparing Fractions

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation: You can compare fractions.

    Five quick things to know:

    1. For tutorials on how to access online Math in Focus resources using Ed Your Friend in Learning visit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511
    2. If you cannot print activities, you may write the answers on a sheet of paper.
    3. Please look at Student Workbook Chapter 3 pages 239-241 if you need guidance.
    4. To compare fractions you can make equivalent fractions with a common denominator or a common numerator.
    5. You can also compare some fractions using a benchmark fraction, such as 1/2.

    Tasks:

    1. Complete the Gr 4 Day 9 Math in Distance Learning Comparing Fractions located on SeeSaw. If you are not sure how to answer a question, write a question mark. (?)
    2. Extra: Only do this activity if you want more practice: Play the online game "Math Monster." https://www.mathplayground.com/math_monster_fractions.html

    Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020    Day 9

    Math: Approximately 30 minutes  

    Overview: Finding Equivalent Fractions

     

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

     

    Explanation:  You can find equivalent fractions using multiplication and division.  You can find the simplest form of a fraction.

     

     

    Three quick things to know:

    1. For tutorials on how to access online Math in Focus resources using Ed Your Friend in Learning visit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511
    2. If you cannot print activities, you may write the answers on a sheet of paper.
    3. Please look at Student Workbook Chapter 3 pages 231-232 if you need guidance.

     

    Remember:

    1. You can multiply or divide the numerator and denominator by the same number to find an equivalent fraction.
    2. A fraction in simplest form has no common factors other than 1 in the numerator and denominator. 

     

    Tasks:

    1. Complete the Grade 4 Day 8 Math in Distance Learning Part 1 on Seesaw. You will watch a video about making equivalent fractions and then complete the 3 slides. Don’t forget to do all 3 slides and submit to me!
    2. Complete the Grade 4 Day 8 Math in Distance Learning Part 2 on Seesaw. You will watch a video about reducing fractions and then complete the 3 slides. Don’t forget to do all 3 slides and submit to me!
    3. Extra: Only do this activity if you want more practice: Play the online game "Satisfraction." http://www.gregtangmath.com/satisfraction  Choose "Simplify" for your game today. 

    Date: Monday, March 30, 2020    Day 8

    Math: Approximately 30 minutes  

    Overview: Division

     

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

     

    Explanation:  

    You can divide numbers.  Sometimes there will be a remainder.

     

     Three quick things to know:

    1. For tutorials on how to access online Math in Focus resources using Ed Your Friend in Learning visit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511
    2. If you cannot print activities, you may write the answers on a sheet of paper.
    3. Please look at Student Workbook Chapter 2 page 121 and 139-141 if you need guidance.

     

    Remember:

    The quotient is the answer to a division problem. 

    A remainder is the number left over when a number cannot be divided evenly.

     

    Tasks:

    1. Complete the Grade 4 Day 7 Math in Distance Learning on Seesaw. There is a total of 10 slides, but you will be answering on slides 2-9. Slide 1 shows you the steps to divide. Slide 10 gives you extra activities and directions for Top-It. Don't forget to submit it to me!

     

    1. Important! Use the answers on slide 4 to complete the riddle on slide 5.

     

    1. Extra: Only do this activity if you want more practice: Practice your fast facts by doing X-tra Math, Freckle, or Pet Bingo (free iPad app).  You can also practice with a non-tech option such as Top-it, flash cards, or having a parent or sibling quiz you on facts.

     

     

    March 25th and 26th, 2020

    Since the amount of time was reduced for each subject area, the assignments will be done over two days.  Whatever is not completed on Monday, you can complete on Thursday.

     *You will be working from packet 5 today and tomorrow.

    Reading

    Overview: Reading and responding to text

    Estimated Time: 45 min

    Explanation of Assignment: Read articles and monitor understanding

    Tasks

    1. Read the article (My Bean Plant or Looking for a Bear), take notes and record visualization while reading, and answer questions provided.

     

    1. Read your independent reading book for 20 minutes- You may send me an email about what you read at emcmann@cbsd.org.

     

    Writing

    Overview: Paragraph Writing

    Estimated Time: 25 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: You will write a paragraph about what your best birthday present by the end of the week.

    Tasks (all located in packet 5)

     

    1. Complete Monday section on what your best birthday present. Brainstorm ideas about your present.
    2. Complete Tuesday section of the organizer on three reasons why you love this birthday present.
    3. Write a story about the picture of the giraffe and lion provided. This is not scored for correct spelling, so just free write about the topic.

     

    Optional: Complete the language worksheet in the beginning of your DAY 5 packet.

     

     

    Math

    Overview: Multiples and Factors, Prime and Composite Numbers

     Explanation:   You can use what you know about multiplication and division to find factors and multiples. You can identify prime and composite numbers.

    *Remember: A prime number has only 2 factors: 1 and itself 7:(1x7). A composite number has more than 2 different factors 6:(1x6, 2x3).

    Choose 1 of the 3 activities below to complete.

    • Complete the Grade 4 Day 5 Math in Distance Learning on Seesaw. There is a total of 10 slides, but you will be answering on slides 1-5. Slides 6-10 are resources for the game. Don't forget to submit it to me!
    • Complete the Mean, Median, Mode, and Range worksheets in the Distance Learning Packet 5. It is front and back. If you don’t remember what each math term means, there is a list of definitions for each term as well as a song following the tune of Hey Diddle, Diddle! in Packet 4.
    • Complete the worksheet titled Special Number.
    • Complete the School Days Color by Number Color equivalent fractions to reveal the mystery picture!

    **Do not do the page on Range**

    March 23rd and 24th, 2020

    Since the amount of time was reduced for each subject area, the assignments will be done over two days.  Whatever is not completed on Monday, you can complete on Tuesday.

     

    Reading

    Overview: Reading and responding to text

    Estimated Time: 45 min

    Explanation of Assignment: Read articles and monitor understanding

    Tasks

    1. Read the article (Solids and Liquids or Ice Ages), take notes and record visualization while reading, and answer questions provided.
    2. Read your independent reading book for 20 minutes- You may send me an email about what you read at emcmann@cbsd.org.

     

    Writing

    Overview: Paragraph Writing

    Estimated Time: 25 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: You will write a paragraph about what you are most proud of by the end of the week.

    Tasks

     

    1. Complete Thursday section on what you are most proud of. Write or type your paragraph by putting your introduction sentence, 3 details, and conclusion sentence together. You can send a picture of it to me or type and send in an email.  I’d love to hear about what you are most proud of!
    2. Write a story about a superpower provided. This is not scored for correct spelling, so just free write about the topic.

    Optional: Complete the language worksheet in the beginning of your DAY 4 packet.

     

     

    Math

    Math: 30 minutes

    Overview: Place Value: Subtracting Multi-Digit Numbers

    Explanation: You can use what you know about place value to help you subtract multi-digit numbers.

    Tasks for you to complete:

    1. Log into your Seesaw account using the directions that your parents received in the email that I sent on Monday. Remember you need to download the Seesaw Classroom App. Your parents may have the parent App downloaded currently. Please ask your parents for help/permission first. 
    2. Complete the Grade 4 Day 4 Math in Distance Learning on Seesaw. There are a total of 7 slides. Don't forget to submit it to me!

    * Note that the subtraction problems in the Seesaw Activity are the same as the ones from your day 1 distance learning packet. That is OK. Extra practice is good for us!

    1. Complete the Range, Mode, and Median worksheets in your Day 4 Distance Learning packet in your folder. If you don’t remember the tricks or songs we sang during calendar math, there is a list of definitions for each included in your packet as well as a song following the tune of Hey Diddle, Diddle!

    Additional Activities:

    1. Extra: Only do this activity if you want more practice.: Play Minus Mission

    https://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_MinusMission.html

    March 20, 2020

    Fun Friday!  Enjoy time with your familiy and get outdoors to enjoy the Spring weather!!!! 

     

     

    March 19, 2020

    ~all times are estimates~

     

    Reading

    Overview: Reading and responding to text

    Estimated Time: 1 hour

    Explanation of Assignment: Read articles and monitor understanding

    Tasks

    1. Read the second article (Bobby Gets a Doggy or Important People), take notes and record visualization while reading, and answer questions provided.
    2. Read your independent reading book for 20 minutes- You may send me an email about what you read at emcmann@cbsd.org.

     

    Writing

    Overview: Paragraph Writing

    Estimated Time: 1 hour

    Explanation of Assignment: You will write a paragraph about what you are most proud of by the end of the week.

    Tasks

     

    1. Complete Wednesday section on what you are most proud of. Write a topic and conclusion sentence for your paragraph.
    2. Write a story about the picture of the snowman provided. This is not scored for correct spelling, so just free write about the topic.

    Optional: Complete the language worksheet in the beginning of your DAY 3 packet.

     

     

    Math

    Overview: Adding Multi-Digit Numbers

     

    Explanation:  You can use what you know about place value to help you add multi-digit numbers. 

    Four Quick Things to Know:

    1. For tutorials on how to access online Math in Focus resources using Ed Your Friend in Learning visit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511
    2. Use Ed Your Friend in learning to look at Student Workbook pages 41-42 if you need guidance.
    3. If you cannot access Seesaw to complete the activities, you can complete the work on a sheet of paper. I will also send the work that’s on Seesaw as a PDF through email.

     

    Tasks for you to complete:

    1. Log into your See Saw account using the directions that your parents received in the email that I sent on Monday. Remember you need to download the SeeSaw Classroom App. Your parents may have the Parent App downloaded currently. Please ask your parents for help/permission first. 

    2. Once logged into Seesaw, click on the Activities Tab.

    3. Complete the activity called "Grade 4 Day 3 Addition With Regrouping Math-Distance Learning". There is a total of 6 slides. The first 4 slides have the activities. Slide #5 is a game and slide #6 is blank. Don't forget to submit it to me after you finish all 4 slides!

    4. Put a question mark next to any problems you are not sure how to answer.

    5. If you would like a hard copy of the activity on Seesaw, the Addition with Regrouping worksheet is in your packet for Day 6 Activities.

    6. Complete the Special Number and Division worksheets in your Day 3 Distance Learning packet in your folder. There are 3 Division worksheets. Don’t feel like you have to do all 3 today. Do at least one of the worksheets today, and you can come back to do the others over the next few days.

     

    Additional Activities:

    1. Log onto Pet Bingo and practice your facts. If you were in Boot Camp, start with the 6s for multiplication practice. 

    2. Optional: Play Addition Snake https://www.mathplayground.com/addition_snake.html

     

     

    March 18, 2020

    ~all times are estimates~

     

    Reading

    Overview: Reading and responding to text

    Estimated Time: 1 hour

    Explanation of Assignment: Read articles and monitor understanding

    Tasks

    1. Read the second article (Happy Trails or The Paper Airplane Contest), record thoughts and visualization while reading, and answer questions provided.
    2. Read your independent reading book for 20 minutes- You may send me an email about what you read at emcmann@cbsd.org.

     

    Writing

    Overview: Paragraph Writing

    Estimated Time: 1 hour

    Explanation of Assignment: You will write a paragraph about what you are most proud of by the end of the week.

    Tasks

     

    1. Complete Tuesday section on what you are most proud of. Provide 3 reasons to support your proudest moment.
    2. Write a story about homework question in your packet. This is not scored for correct spelling, so just free write about the topic.

    Optional: Complete the language worksheet in the beginning of your DAY 2 packet.

     

     

    Math

    Overview: Place Value: Ordering and Rounding  

      

    Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes 

      

    Explanation:   

    You can use what you know about place value to compare and round numbers. 

      

     

    Three quick things to know: 

    1. For tutorials on how to access online Math in Focus resources using Ed Your Friend in Learningvisit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511 .  Please make sure you are logged in and scroll down the page to see the videos.
    2. If you cannot print activities, you may write the answers on a sheet of paper. 
    3. When you compare numbers, begin looking at the largest place value first.
    4. Please look at Student Workbook Chapter 1 pages 27-29 if you need guidance. 

      

    Tasks: 

    1. Complete the sheet called Gr 4 Day 2 Comparing and Rounding  If you are not sure how to answer a question, write a question mark. (?)
    2. Complete the fact fluency activity1C: Adding and Subtracting 1-digit Numbers Without Regrouping Extra: Only do this activity if you want more practice. Play a game:  Top ItUse a deck of playing cards or make your own cards with digits 1-9.Each player turns over 4, 5, or 6 cards and creates a 4, 5, or 6-digit number.  Make sure all players use the same number of digits. Each player says their number out loud.The player with the largest value gets the cards (or gets a point).  To earn the point the player must explain why their number has the largest value. 

    Optional: Pet Bingo app- download the app and practice multiplication facts.

     

    March 17, 2020

    ~all times are estimates~

     

    Reading

    Overview: Reading and responding to text

    Estimated Time: 1 hour

    Explanation of Assignment: Read articles and monitor understanding

    Tasks

    1. Read the first article (Hiking the Appalachian Trail or Bug Power), record thoughts and visualization while reading, and answer questions provided.
    2. Read your independent reading book for 20 minutes- You may send me an email about what you read at emcmann@cbsd.org.

     

    Writing

    Overview: Paragraph Writing

    Estimated Time: 1 hour

    Explanation of Assignment: You will write a paragraph about what you are most proud of by the end of the week.

    Tasks

     

    1. Brainstorm ideas on what you are most proud of. You can use drawings or words or a graphic organizer to share your thoughts.
    2. Write a story about the orangutan and baby leopards in your packet. This is not scored for correct spelling, so just free write about the picture.
    3. Optional: Complete the language worksheet in the beginning of your DAY 1 packet.

     

     

    Math

    Overview: Review of math skills

    Estimated Time: 1 hour

    Explanation of Assignment: Overview: Place Value: Identifying Numbers

    For tutorials on how to access online Math in Focus resources using Ed Your Friend in Learning visit http://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511.

    Please use Ed Your Friend in Learning to look at Student Workbook Chapter 1 pages 11 - 13 and 19 - 21 if you need guidance.

    Three Quick Things to Know:

    1. 1. Standard Form is 653,521

      2. Expanded Form is 600,000 + 50,000 + 3,000 + 500 + 20 + 1

      3. Word Form is six hundred fifty-three thousand, five hundred twenty-one

      Tasks for you to complete:

      1. Log into your See Saw account using the directions that your parents received in the email that I sent on Monday. Remember you need to download the SeeSaw Classroom App. Your parents may have the parent App downloaded currently. Please ask your parents for help/permission first. 

      2. Complete the Grade 4 Day 1 Math in Distance Learning on SeeSaw. There is a total of 7 slides. Don't forget to submit it to me!

      3. Complete the Special Number and Subtraction with Regrouping worksheets in your Day 1 Distance in Learning packet in your folder.

      Optional: Pet Bingo app- download the app and practice multiplication facts.

     

     Please feel free to email any pictures of your completed work!  I miss you all!

     

    Groveland Distance Learning page https://www.cbsd.org/Page/47792 

     

    Specialists have prepared 25 minute lessons and additional resources for parents. The specialists can be found at  https://www.cbsd.org/domain/2302

    Counselor's websites: https://www.cbsd.org/Domain/1192 and https://www.cbsd.org/Domain/1234