Weekly Content and Homework
4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (8-19-19) 
Reading                                         
Text: ​Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Standard - RL.4.1  Refer to details and examples in a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. 
Social Studies
​Standard: 4.H.11  Summarize the change in cultures, everyday life and status of indigenous American Indian groups in NC before and after European exploration.

​Homework for 4th and 5th AIG:  ​Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday.

5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (8-19-19)
Reading
Text:  Frindle
Standard - RL5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing ​​inferences from the text.
Social Studies
Standards: 5.H.1.1 Evaluate the relationships between European explorers (French, Spanish, and English) and Native American groups, based in accuracy of historical information (belief, fears, and leadership).
5.C.1.1  Analyze the change in leadership, cultures, and everyday life of American Indian groups before and after European exploration.

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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (8-26-19)
Reading
Text:  What Jo Did
Standard - RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Social Studies
Standard 4.H.1.1 Summarize the change in cultures, everyday life and status of indigenous American Indian groups in NC before and after European exploration.

Homework for 4th and 5th AIG:  Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday.

5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (8-26-19)
Reading
Text:  Satchel Paige
Standard - RL5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Social Studies
Standard - 5.C.1.1 Analyze the change in leadership, cultures, and everyday life of American Indian groups before and after European exploration.
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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-3-19)
Reading
Text: Jim Thorpe's Bright Path
Standard - RI.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Social Studies
Standard - 4.H.1.1 Summarize the change in cultures, everyday life and status of indigenous American Indian groups in NC before and after European exploration.

Homework for 4th and 5th AIG:  Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday.

5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-3-19)
​Reading
​Text: ​The Three-Century Woman
​Standard - RL5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
​Social Studies
Standard - 5H.1.1 Evaluate the relationships between European explorers (French, Spanish, and English) and Native American groups, based in accuracy of historical information (belief, fears, and leadership).
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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-9-19)
Reading
Text: Encantado:Pink Dolphin of the Amazon
Standard - RI.4.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Social Studies
Standard - 4.H.1.1. Summarize the change in cultures, everyday life and status of indigenous American Indian groups in NC before and after European exploration.

Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday.

5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-9-19)
Reading
Text: ​The Gymnast
Standard - RL.5.3 Compare and Contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
​Social Studies
​Standard - 5.C.1.1 Analyze the change in leadership, cultures, and everyday life of American Indian groups before and after European exploration.
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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-16-19)
​Reading
​Text: ​The Horned Toad Prince
Standard - RL.4.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
RL.4.9 Compare and contrast the use of similar themes and topics and patterns of events in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
​Social Studies
Standard: 4.H.2 Understand how notable structures, symbols, and place names are significant to North Carolina.

​Homework for 4th and 5th AIG:  Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday.

5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-16-19)
​Reading
Text: ​The Mystery of Saint Matthew Island
Standard - RI.5.6 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
RI 5.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
​Social Studies
Standard - 5.H.1.1 Evaluate the relationships between European explorers (French, Spanish, and English) and Native American groups, based in accuracy of historical information (belief, fears, and leadership).

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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-23-19)
Reading 
Text: Letters Home From Yosemite
Standard - RI.4.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
RI.4.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
RI.4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4  topic or subject area.
Social Studies
Standard: 4.H.1.1 Summarize the change in cultures, everyday life and status of indigenous American Indian groups in NC before and after European exploration.

Homework for 4th and 5th AIG:  Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday.

5th Grade
Reading Text: The Mystery of Saint Matthew Island
Standard - RI.5.6 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
RI 5.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
​Social Studies
Standard - 5.H.1.1 Evaluate the relationships between European explorers (French, Spanish, and English) and Native American groups, based in accuracy of historical information (belief, fears, and leadership).
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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-30-19)
Reading

Text:  The Houdini Box by Brian Selznick Standards -

RL.4.2  Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

RL.4.9 Compare and contrast the use of similar themes and topics and patterns of events  in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures. Social Studies Standard -

4.H.2.2 Explain the historical significance of North Carolina’s state symbols. Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (9-30-19) Reading Text: Leonardo's Horse Standard-

:RI5.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text. Social Studies Standards-

5.H.1.2  Summarize the political, economic, and social aspects of colonial life in the thirteen colonies.

5.G.1.1  Explain the impact of the physical environment on early settlements in the New World

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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (10-7-19) Reading Text: How Night Came From the Sea by Mary-Joan Gerson Standard- RL.4.2  Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text. Social Studies Standard - 4.H.2.2 Explain the historical significance of North Carolina’s state symbols. Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (10-7-19) Reading Text: Inside Out by Francisco Jimenez Standard - RI.5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem responds. Social Studies Standards-

5.H.1.2  Summarize the political, economic, and social aspects of colonial life in the thirteen colonies.

5.G.1.1  Explain the impact of the physical environment on early settlements in the New World.

________________________________________________________________ 4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (10-14-19) Reading - REVIEW Text:

Basal Story: Encyclopedia Brown Slippery Salamander by Donald J. Sobol

Standard: RI.4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area. Social Studies Standard - 4.H.2.2 Explain the historical significance of North Carolina’s state symbols. NC Symbols Book Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (10-14-19) Reading - REVIEW Text:

Basal Stretching Ourselves Kids With Cerebral Palsy by Alden R. Carter Standard - RL5.4  Determine and/or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: context clues, word parts, word relationships, and reference materials.

Social Studies Standards- 5.H.1.2  Summarize the political, economic, and social aspects of colonial life in the thirteen colonies.

5.G.1.1  Explain the impact of the physical environment on early settlements in the New World

Colony Research and Presentations

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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (10-21-19) Reading Text- Basal Want to be President? Standard RI.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Social Studies
Standard 4.H.2 Understand how notable structures, symbols, and place names are significant to North Carolina. Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (10-21-19) Reading Text - Basal Thunder Rose Standard RI.5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text. Social Studies American Revolution Standard 5.H.1.3 Analyze the impact of major conflicts, battles and wars on the development of our nation through reconstruction.
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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (10-28-19) Reading Text- Basal  Lewis and Clark and Me by Laurie Myers

Standard: RI4.6: Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided

Social Studies Standard

 4.C&G.1 Understand the development, structure and function of North Carolina’s government.

Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (10-28-19) Reading  

Standard RI5.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

Reading Text Basal Story  The Chi’-lin Purse (folk tale) 

Social Studies American Revolution Standard 5.H.1.3 Analyze the impact of major conflicts, battles and wars on the development of our nation through reconstruction.

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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (11-4-19) Reading

Reading Text- Basal  Lewis and Clark and Me by Laurie Myers (Continued)

Standard: RI4.6: Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided

Social Studies Standard

 4.C&G.1 Understand the development, structure and function of North Carolina’s government. Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read for 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday-Thursday.


5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (11-4-19) Reading  

Standard RI5.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

Reading Text Basal Story Special Effects in Film and Television

Social Studies American Revolution Standard 5.H.1.3 Analyze the impact of major conflicts, battles and wars on the development of our nation through reconstruction. ______________________________________________________________________

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (11-11-19) Reading Basal Story (King in the Kitchen) Standard RL.4.9 Compare and contrast the use of similar themes and topics and patterns of events in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures. Social Studies Standard: 4.C&G.1 Understand the development, structure and function of North Carolina's government. Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday - Thursday Night. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (11-11-19) Reading Basal Story (Ghost Liners: The Unsinkable Wreck of the R.M.S Titantic) Standard RI.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Social Studies Standard 5.H.1.3 Analyze the impact of major conflicts, battles and wars on the development of our nation through Reconstruction.
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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (11-18-19) Reading Basal Story (Hopes and Dreams of Young People) Standard

RL4.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.

Social Studies Standard: 4.C&G.1 Understand the development, structure and function of North Carolina's government. Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday - Thursday Night. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (11-18-19) Reading Basal Story (Passage to Freedom) Standard RI.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Social Studies Standard 5.H.1.3 Analyze the impact of major conflicts, battles and wars on the development of our nation through Reconstruction.

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4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (12-2-19) Reading Basal Story (Marven of the Great Woods)

Standard:

RI4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Social Studies Standard: 4.C&G.1 Understand the development, structure and function of North Carolina's government. Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday - Thursday Night. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (12-2-19) Reading Basal Story (Exploding Ants) Standard

RI5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Social Studies Standard 5.H.1.3 Analyze the impact of major conflicts, battles and wars on the development of our nation through Reconstruction. _____________________________________________________________________

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter (12-9-19) Reading Basal Story (The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon) 

Standard:

RI.4.5 Describe the overall structure of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

 

Social Studies Standard: 4.C&G.1 Understand the development, structure and function of North Carolina's government. Homework for 4th and 5th AIG: Read 30 minutes and complete reading log nightly Monday - Thursday Night. 5th Grade Weekly Newsletter (12-9-19) Reading Basal Story (Shutting Out The Sky)

Standard

RI5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Social Studies Standard 5.H.1.3 Analyze the impact of major conflicts, battles and wars on the development of our nation through Reconstruction.

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