Semester Overview

Grade 4
Academic Year 2018/2019

 

English

Justin Clark

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1  

·         Introduction to the course

·         Introduction to classroom rules, procedures and equipment

·         Why English? The importance of the language in the modern world.

·         Writing Exercise: students introduce themselves

·         Vocabulary: Students learn basic words to spell

·         Grammar: Interrogative and declarative sentences

 

 

 

 

Spelling:

 

Take, Rich, Poor, Sword, homework

 

Interrogative and declarative sentences

2 ·         Vocabulary: Introduction to spelling words

·         Phonics: Digraphs

·         Grammar:  Exclamatory sentences

·         Comprehension: Study of character motivations in ‘The cake game’ (‘Turn it Up’ textbook)

·         Introduction to class project: Ancient Egypt. Who were the Egyptians? Why are they important?  How did Ancient Egypt develop?

 

Spelling words:

Pact, Brand, brick, crop, broad, tread, film, else, gram, gum, dread, spend, past, plot, check, split, sting, strap, task, twin

 

Digraphs, complete and incomplete sentences

 

Egypt, civilization Pyramids, mummies,

3  

·         Vocabulary:  Spelling words

·         Phonics: Long vowel sounds, dipthongs

·         Grammar: dipthongs, complete and incomplete sentences

·         Comprehension: Reading and answering questions for ‘Drive Fast’

·         Class Project: Students learn about Pharoahs, mummies and pyramids.

 

Spelling words:

Cheese, heel, season, boast, chief, gape, aim, brain, fluke, crayon, eagle, throw, rose, student, goal, woke, ripen, cube, rainbow, scrape

 

Long vowels, exclamatory sentences

4  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics:  Variant vowels making the ‘aw’ sound

·         Grammar: Subjects and predicates

·         Comprehension: ‘Clusters of Hope’

·         Class project: Students learn about Ancient Egyptian religion and mythology.

 

Spelling words:

Toil, faucet, boyhood, choice, dawn, awful, foist, daughter, flaw, annoyed, royal, allow, destroy, blew, spoon, shampoo, brown, renew, wooden, auction

 

Subjects, predicates,

 

5 ·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics:  past participle ending ‘ed’, present continuous ending ‘ing’

·         Grammar: Complete subjects, simple predicates

·         Comprehension: ‘The Best Lime’

·         Class project: Students learn about Ancient Egyptian history: the Middle and New Kingdoms and some of the famous Pharaohs. Students learn to write their names in hieroglyphics.

 

 

Spelling words:

Counting, craned, seemed, burned, chopped, cracked, begged, moving, slipped, sailing, trimmed, shopping, returned, watching, pushed, visited, cringed, screamed, scratching, flapping

 

Simple predicates, complete predicates

 

6  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics:  Short digraphs,

·         Grammar: Simple predicates, complete subjects, simple predicates, complete predicates

·         Comprehension: ‘The Flan Plan’

·         Class project: Students learn about the Cleopatra, the demise of Ancient Egypt and its ultimate legacy.

 

Spelling words: culinary, downcast, consternation, vivid, extensive, serenely, reminiscent, pensive, recruit, commenced, a, look, the, this, to, broad, season, daughter, boyhood, returned

 

Subjects and predicates (review) short digraphs

7  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics:  Words ending with ‘le’

·         Grammar: Compound subjects and predicates

·         Comprehension: ‘Close Call’

·         Class project: Students are instructed to create a group poster about an aspect of Ancient Egypt: Egyptian History, Religion, Mummies, Pyramids or Cleopatra. They have three weeks to complete the posters and prepare a five minute presentation. Practise research skills, reading, teamwork, writing and artistry.

 

 

Spelling words:

Circle, angle, cradle, ladle, castle, ruffle, juggle, ankle, battle, candle, fable, riddle, icicle, sparkle, jungle, tangle, marble, sizzle, paddle, handle

 

Compound subjects and predicates

 

8  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics:  VCCV pattern with the same consonants to indicate a short vowel pattern

·         Grammar: Prepositions

·         Comprehension: ‘You have mail!’

·         Class project: Students finish their Ancient Egypt posters.

 

Spelling words:

Letter, ladder, appear, lesson, soccer, classic, hollow, supper, accent, pizza, officer, lettuce, better, slipper, bottom, ribbon, summer, college, occur, rabbit

 

Prepositions

 

9  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics:  VCCV patterns with different consonants

·         Grammar: Prepositional phrases, beginning, middle, end

·         Comprehension: ‘The Pigs, the Wolf and a Laptop’

·         Class project: Students finish their posters and, in the second half of the lesson, present them to the class, practise public speaking. The best six posters will be put on the wall.

 

 

Spelling words: history, number, hunger, company, window, welcome, blanket, perhaps, service, subject, thunder, furnish, jersey, mother, secret, harvest, winter, problem, chapter, nurses

 

Prepositional phrases, beginning, middle, end

 

10 Review Week

·         Vocabulary: Culminative Review

·         Phonics:  Culminative Review

·         Grammar: Culminative Review

·         Comprehension: ‘Joan’s Eagle

·         No project this week.

 

 

Review of weeks 2-10

11  

Midterms

 

12  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics:  VCCV including words and digraphs

·         Grammar: Dependant and independent clauses, complex sentences

·         Comprehension: ‘Raising a Barn’

·         Class project: Greek Mythology. Students get an introduction to the world of the Ancient Greeks and their importance.

 

Spelling words:

Monster, complete, hundred, exchange, sandwich, surprise, applause, although, conflict, mattress, purchase, merchant, pumpkin, angry, Thursday, ostrich, punctual, address, chestnut, luncheon

 

Dependant and independent clauses, complex sentences

 

13  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics:  VCV pattern, digraphs

·         Grammar: Proper nouns, common nouns, complete sentences

·         Comprehension: ‘Born for Snow’

·         Class project: Students learn about who the Ancient Greeks were and their creation myth.

 

Spelling Words:

Begin, vanish, bonus, legal, event, moment, motive, native, suburb, mimic, paper, pilot, raven, rival, relish, silent, solar, spider, super, virus

 

14  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Re, un (prefixes)

·         Grammar: prefixes, plurals

·         Comprehension: ‘When the Earth Moves’

·         Class project: Students learn about the individual Ancient Greek gods and their characteristics.

 

Spelling words:

 

Reuse, restart, retell, resend, replace, uncork, unstuck, unannounced, unpleasant, unchain, unfit, non-profit, non-metal, recall, nontoxic, unwelcome, reproduce, retrace, uninvited, reapply

 

Singular noun, plurals, prefixes

15  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Suffixes able, ible, ness and ment

·         Grammar: Possessive nouns

·         Comprehension: ‘Mom in Control’

·         Class project: Students are read aloud a few Greek myths and answer questions, to test their listening and comprehension skills.

 

 

Spelling words:

 

Likeable, removable, printable, adorable, comfortable, durable, usable, invisible, responsible, darkness, tidiness, silliness, excitement, government, requirement, loneliness, harmless, hopeless, fearless, horrible

 

Possessive nouns

16  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Endings on, en, an, ain

·         Grammar: Pronouns and antecedents

·         Comprehension: ‘Just down the road’

·         Class project: Studentsare sorted into groups for telling a Greek myth to the rest of the class, being briefed on the project. They are taught the basics of public speaking and how to read a story to the class.

 

 

Spelling words:

Apron, button, canyon, certain, chicken, cardigan, cotton, dragon, even, fountain, gallon, horizon, listen, orphan, pardon, pollen, prison, siren, swollen, driven

 

Pronouns and antecedents

17  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Review

·         Grammar: Review

·         Comprehension: ‘The Camping Club’

·         Class project: Students, in their groups, will choose a Greek myth and transcribe it, preparing to read it as a group to the class.

 

 

Spelling words:

Event, rival, solar, moment, unannounced, reuse, retrace, unpleasant, non-metal, likable, comfortable, horrible, invisible, loneliness, requirement, fearless, cotton, listen, fountain, orphan

 

18  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Endings making the ‘il’ sound.

·         Grammar: Possessive and reflexive nouns

·         Comprehension: ‘Inventors at Work’

·         Class project: Students tell their chosen myth or legend to the class in their groups.

 

 

Spelling words:

Animal, April, arrival, trample, bottle, camel, capital, couple, festival, gentle, level, national, normal, tremble, puddle, rebel, single, swivel, tropical, tunnel

 

Possessive and reflexive nouns

19 Review Week

·         Vocabulary: Culminative Review

·         Phonics:  Review of weeks 10-18

·         Grammar: Review of weeks 10-18

 

 

Culminative Review

20  

Finals

 

English

 

Term 2

 

21  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: ‘Er, or, ar’ endings

·         Grammar: Subject and object pronouns

·         Comprehension: ‘The Artist’s Life’

·         Class project: New class project – story writing. Students will be introduced to the key elements of a narrative.

 

 

Spelling words:

Lunar, cellar, collar, corner, danger, director, doctor, dollar, tinker, finger, honour, horror, labour, master, motor, ancestors, checkers, power, regular, sugar

 

Subject and object pronouns

22 ·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Prefixes ‘Over’ and ‘Sub’

·         Grammar: Adjectives and articles

·         Comprehension: ‘Troy Bright Saves the Day’

·         Class project: New class project – story writing. Students will be introduced to the key elements of a narrative.

 

 

Spelling Words:

Overactive, overbite, overboard, overdrive, overestimate, overhand, overheat, overpass, overreact, underline, underbrush, underdeveloped, undergo, underhand, underpass, underscore, underwater, submarine, subway, overact

 

Adjectives and articles

23  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: possessive apostrophe ‘s’

·         Grammar: Review of pronouns, adjectives, articles and comparative adjectives.

·         Comprehension: ‘The Case of the Sea Horse and the Crook’

·         Class project: Story writing. Students will be introduced to the key stages of a story. Write a short story to familiarise themselves with the three act structure.

 

 

Spelling Words:

Arrival, gentle, national, single, level, collar, doctor, pasture, power, overboard, overheat, underbrush, undergo, subway, sheep, class’s, fishes’, women, jeans, fish

 

24  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Suffixes: ant, ent, eer, ist, ian

·         Grammar: Verb phrases and helping phrases

·         Comprehension: ‘My New Dog’

·         Class project: Story writing. Students will design the premise of their story.

 

 

Spelling words:

Assistant, consultant, coolant, defendant, radiant, disinfectant, ignorant, absorbent, confident, different, engineer, activist, cyclist, motorist, pianist, typist, comedian, electrician, librarian, musician

 

Verb phrases and helping phrases

25  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Prefixes in, out, down and up

·         Grammar: Helping verbs and linking verbs

·         Comprehension: ‘Dear Diary’

·         Class project: Story writing. Students design the characters of their story, practising writing skills.

 

 

Spelling words:

Incomplete, indirect, indent, instead, include, inexact, infamous, outbid, outbreak, outcast, outdated, outdoor, downfall, downhill, downpour, downstairs, update, upfront, uphill, upwind

 

Helping verbs and linking verbs

26  

 

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Suffixes ition, al, ial

·         Grammar: Subject verb agreement

·         Comprehension: ‘Phil in the City’

·         Class project: Story writing. Students begin writing their stories.

 

 

Spelling words:

Decoration, abbreviation, admiration, association, aviation, civilization, declaration, addition, composition, preposition, abdominal, proposal, rendition, disposal, emotional, environmental, denial, facial, judicial, testimonial

 

Subject verb agreement

 

27  

Review Week

·         Vocabulary: Culminative Review

·         Phonics:  Review of weeks 20-27

·         Grammar: Review of weeks 20-27

 

 

Culminative Review

28  

Midterms

 

29  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Suffix fully

·         Grammar: Verb tenses

·         Comprehension: ‘Where Land and Sea Meet’

·         Class project: Students continue work on stories, submit first draft when they are ready.

 

 

Spelling words:

Additional, beautifully, blissfully, boastfully, carefully, cheerfully, colourfully, educational, effortlessly, endlessly, guiltlessly, joyfully, meaningfully, playfully, restfully, respectfully, childishness, truthfully, usefully, powerfully

 

Verb tenses

30  

Christmas Break

 

 

 

31  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Suffixes Review

·         Grammar: Regular and irregular verbs

·         Comprehension: ‘Monetary County Fair’

·         Class project:: Students hand in first draft at start of class. Students peer review each other’s stories, writing a short report and giving advice and feedback.

 

 

Spelling words:

Radiant, confident, engineer, typist, electrician, inexact, outdated, downfall, upfront, upwind, admiration, addition, emotional, abdominal, testimonial, decoration, effortlessly, meaningfully, truthfully, carefully

 

Regular verbs, irregular verbs

 

32  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Words with silent letters

·         Grammar: Paraphrasing

·         Comprehension: ‘Rough, Tough and Enough’

·         Class project: Students begin second draft of their stories.

 

 

Spelling words
Subtle, scene, climbed, comb, exhibit, doubt, folks, exhaust, half, whistle, island, lamb, numb, often, rustle, debt, knack, thumb, unknown, mortgage

 

Silent letters, Paraphrasing

 

33  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Homophones

·         Grammar: Homophones, double negatives

·         Comprehension: ‘The Untold Story of Texas Kate’

·         Class project: Students finish second draft.

 

 

Spelling words:

There, they’re, their, sent, scent, hour, our, seam, seem, plain, plane, piece, peace, two, too, to, whole, hole, pail, pale

 

Homophones, double negatives

 

34  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: ‘spect’ sound, Greek ‘aph’ suffix

·         Grammar: Complex possessive nouns

·         Comprehension: ‘All Along the Mighty Mississippi’

·         Class project: Students receive feedback and proofreading from their stories, begin work on published copy.

 

Spelling words: Respect, inspect, spectacle, spectator, spectrum, specific, construct, destruction, instruct, structure, autograph, photograph, phonics, telegraph, paragraph, visor, visitor, visual, visitor, visual, visible, television

 

Possessive Nouns

35  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words

·         Phonics: Complex words

·         Grammar: Words with prefix, root and suffix

·         Comprehension: ‘Caught in the Ice!’

·         Class project: Students continue publishing, working on covers, illustrations etc.

 

Spelling words: Impatiently, disappearance, unhappily, unnaturally, refreshment, mistakenly, remarkable, non-refundable, unlikely, unpleasantly, disagreement, inaccurately, incorrectly, irreversible, repayment, uneasily, unhealthily, unusually, misguidance, refillable

 

Prefix, root and suffix

36  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words (review)

·         Phonics: Review of homophones and silent letters

·         Grammar: Review of homophones and paraphrasing

·         Comprehension: Teacher Book

·         Class project: Students continue publishing,

·         Students finish publishing, working on covers, illustrations etc.

 

 

Spelling words:

 

Sent, scent, plain, plane, there, they’re, their, comb, exhibit, subtle, knack, thumb, mortgage, piece, peace, lamb, island, hour, half, exhaust

Homophones, silent letters, paraphrasing

37  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words (review)

·         Phonics: Review of Greek spellings and complex words

·         Grammar: Review of Greek spellingsand complex words.

·         Comprehension: Teacher Book

·         Class project: Students finish publishing, working on covers, illustrations etc.

 

 

Spelling words:

Photograph, phonics, spectacle, spectrum, specific, construct, , phonics, structure, telegraph, visor, impatiently, unhappily, refreshment, remarkable, unlikely, disagreement, unhealthily, , misguidance, non-refundable, disappearance

 

38  

·         Vocabulary: Spelling words review

·         Phonics: Review

·         Grammar: Review of prefixes, roots and suffixes, adverbs and punctuation

·         Comprehension: ‘Beneath the Sands’’

·         Class project: Students present their stories to the class

 

 

Spelling words:

Scene, numb, rustle, debt, knack, specific, phonics, destruction, paragraph, sent, scent, pail, pale, to, too, two, inaccurately, repayment, misguidance, unusually

 

39  

Final Review

 

 

Final Review

40  

Finals

 

 

Science

David Yoon

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 Studying Science – What do Scientists do?

·         Understand the steps in the scientific method

·         Understand the difference between scientific knowledge and opinion

Scientist, Science, Observation, Investigation, Hypothesis
2 What skills do Scientists use?

·         Science skills

·         How to think like a scientist: how to infer

·         How Scientists use maths

Observe, Infer, Inference, Compare, Communicate
3 How do Scientists collect and use data?

·         How do Scientists carry out research?

·         Science tools

·         Measurement tools vs. inference

·         Ways to record and display data

·         Using data as evidence

Microscope, pan balance, spring scale, data, thermometer, tape measure, inventors
4 Why do Scientists compare data?

·         Observation skills

·         How to decide on measurement

·         Gathering and recording data

(Inquiry section)
5 Plants and Animals – What are some plant structures?

·         Plant structures

·         Vascular versus non-vascular plants

·         Photosynthesis process

Root, stem, leaf, photosynthesis, chlorophyll
6 How do plants reproduce?

·         Seed-plant life-cycle for flowering and non-flowering plants

·         The role and process of pollination in seed plants

·         Reproduction in seedless plants

Germination, maturity, fertilization, pollination, spore
7 How can we observe a plants’ life cycle?
Inquiry skills:·         Identify and decide on how to control variables·         Observation practice

·         Gathering and recording data

(Inquiry section)
8 How do animals reproduce?

·         Eggs versus live births

·         Metamorphosis in the life-cycle: complete vs incomplete

Complete metamorphosis, incomplete metamorphosis, nymph
9 How are living things adapted to their environment?

·         Definitions of environment and adaptation

·         Physical vs. behavioural adaptations in plants and animals

Environment, adaptation, physical adaptation, behavioral adaptation, instinct
10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Energy and Ecosystems – What are populations, habitats, and niches?

·         The difference between habitat and niche

·         The difference between population and community

·         How populations, communities and ecosystems are organized

·         The niches of an organism during its life cycle

Ecosystem, community, population, habitat, niche, producer, consumer, decomposer
12 What are food chains?

·         The flow of energy from producers to consumers – starting with energy from the sun

·         Differences between herbivores, carnivores and omnivores

·         What changes low in the food chain mean for organisms higher in the food chain

·         Why producers such as plants are so important

Food chain, herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, food web
13 What are natural resources?

·         Define ‘natural resource’

·         Why natural resources are important:
– water, plants, animals
– rocks, minerals and ores
– energy sources
– forests and soil

Natural resource, renewable resource, nonrenewable resource
14 How do people impact ecosystems?

·         Definitions of pollution and conservation

·         Explain how human activity affects ecosystems

Pollution, conservation, endangered species
15 How do people affect their environments?

·         Observe and compare the rate of decay across different materials

Inquiry section

16

 

Weather – What is the water cycle?

·         Describe the water cycle and the roles of evaporation, condensation and precipitation

Water cycle, evaporation, condensation, atmosphere, precipitation, runoff, groundwater

17

 

What are types of weather?

·         Describe the composition of the atmosphere

·         Identify factors that make up weather

·         Explain how we measure weather

·         Explain how different precipitation types form

·         Name some types of extreme weather

Weather, humidity, air pressure
18 Earth and Space – How do the Sun, Earth, and Moon Interact?

·         Describe the movements of the Earth, moon and sun in space

·         Explain why we have night and day

·         Explain why we have seasons

·         Identify historical explanations of our solar system

Rotate, axis, orbit, constellation
19 Review
20 Finals

Science

 

Term 2

 

21 What are the Moon phases?

·         Identify and predict changes in the appearance of the moon

Moon phases, new moon, first quarter, full moon, third quarter
22 What are the planets in our Solar System?

·         Identify the main components in the solar system

·         Describe characteristics of the planets

·         Compare and contrast the inner and outer planets

Solar system, planet, dwarf planets, asteroid, comet
23 Properties of Matter – What are physical properties of matter?

·         How physical properties can be used to identify matter

·         Definitions of matter, mass, density and volume

·         Compare objects based on their physical properties

Matter, physical property, mass, volume, density
23 What are the states of water?

·         Describe the three states of water

·         Explain how cooling and heating change the states of matter

·         Identify that matter isn’t lost or gained when the state changes

Solid, liquid, gas, water vapor, steam, condensation, evaporation, states of matter
24 Changes in matter – What are some physical changes?

·         Recognise that physical change doesn’t change a substances’ composition

Physical change, mixture, solution
25 What are some chemical changes?

·         Recognise that a chemical change results in new substances forming that have different characteristics

·         Explain conservation of mass

·         Give examples of chemical changes

·         Identify the difference between physical and chemical changes

Chemical property,  chemical change, chemical reaction
26 How can you tell when a new substance forms?

·         Identify changes in an objects’ properties that show a chemical change

(Inquiry section)
27 Review
28 Midterms
29 Energy – What are some forms of Energy?

·         Identify energy sources and their uses

·         Identify the uses of chemical and mechanical energy

·         Explain how chemical energy can be changed to other forms of energy

·         Differentiate between potential and kinetic energy

·         Understand that sound is an energy type

Energy,
kinetic energy, potential energy, mechanical energy, chemical energy, electrical energy
30 Christmas Holiday
31 Where does Energy come from?

·         Identify how potential energy is transferred into kinetic energy

(Inquiry section)
32 What is heat?

·         Define temperature and heat

·         Describe three ways to transfer heat

·         Identify the sources of heat

Heat, conduction, convection, radiation
33 How is heat produced?

·         Observe that an objects temperature increases when it is exposed to a heat source

(Inquiry section)
34 What are conductors and insulators?

·         Identify materials that conduct heat well

·         Identify which materials insulate well

Conductor, insulator, insulation
35 Electricity – What is electricity?

·         Identify the causes of static electricity

·         Explain how charged particles interact with each other

·         Explain how electricity is related to magnetism

Static electricity, electric current, magnetism
36 What are electric circuits, conductors and insulators?

·         Explain how a circuit works

·         Identify elements in a circuit that transform electrical energy into heat, light, sound and motion

Wires, circuit, battery, insulator, conductor, series circuit, parallel circuit, transformer
37 Motion – What is motion?

·         How to observe and record changes in position

·         Explain how to measure motion

·         Compare motion with different object shapes

·         Describe how velocity and acceleration are related

Position, motion, speed, velocity, force, acceleration
38 What is speed?

·         Determine the speed of a moving object by measuring the distance travelled over a set time

·         Understand ways to increase/decrease the speed of the measured object

(Inquiry section)
39 Review
40 Finals

 

Mathematics

Teacher: Tyrone Bissell

Textbook: GO MATH!

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 Place Value

·         Read and write multi-digit whole numbers in standard form, word form, and expanded form.

Chapter(s)

·         1.1 Model Place Value Relationships

·         1.2 Read and Write Numbers

Times Table

·         2 Times Table

Standard Form

Word Form

Expanded Form

2 Place Value

·         Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparison.

·         Use place value to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.

Chapter(s)

·         1.3 Compare and Order Numbers

·         1.4 Round Numbers

·         1.5 Rename Numbers

Times Table

·         3 Times Table

Compare

Order

Digit

Estimate

Round

3 Adding and Subtracting

·         Add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers.

Chapter(s)

·         1.6 Add Whole Numbers

·         1.7 Subtract Whole Numbers

·         1.8 Comparison Problems

Times Table

·         4 Times Table

Addend

Sum

Difference

4 Comparison Problems

·         Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparisons.

Chapter(s)

·         2.1 Multiplication Comparison

·         2.2 Comparison Problems

·         2.3 Multiply Tens, Hundreds, and Thousands

Times Table

·         2, 3, and 4 Times Tables

Product

Factor

Equation

5 Multiplication

·         Multiply whole numbers using expanded form.

Chapter(s)

·         2.4 Estimate Products.

·         2.5 Multiply Using the Distributive Property.

·         2.6 Multiply Using Expanded Form.

Times Table

·         5 Times Table.

Estimate

Product

Distributive Property

6 Multiplication

·         Multiply a whole number of up to two digits by a one-digit whole number using regrouping and partial products.

Chapter(s)

·         2.7 Multiply Using Partial Products.

·         2.8 Multiply Using Mental Math.

·         2.10 Multiply 2-Digit Numbers with Regrouping.

Times Table

·         6 Times Table

Partial Products

Associative Property

Commutative Property

Regroup

7 Multiplication

·         Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number using regrouping.

Chapter(s)

·         2.11 Multiply 3-Digit and 4-Digit Numbers with Regrouping.

·         3.1 Multiply by Tens

Times Table

·         7 Times Table

Regroup

Associative Property of Multiplication

8 Multiplication

·         Multiply two two-digit numbers using area models and partial products.

Chapter(s)

·         3.2 Estimate Products

·         3.3 Area Models and Partial Products

·         3.4 Multiply Using Partial Products

Times Table

·         5, 6, and 7 Times Tables

Estimate

Compatible Numbers

Area Models

Partial Products

9 Multiplication

·         Multiply two two-digit numbers using regrouping.

Chapter(s)

·         3.5 Multiply with Regrouping.

·         3.6 Choose a Multiplication Method.

Times Table

·         8 Times Table

Estimate

Product

Regroup

10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Division

·         Estimate quotients using multiples and use models to divide numbers that result in remainders.

Chapter(s)

·         4.1 Estimate Quotients Using Multiples

·         4.2 Remainders

Times Table

·         9 Times Table

Quotient

Remainder

Multiple

13 Division

·         Find whole number quotients using strategies based on place value.

Chapter(s)

·         4.3 Interpret the Remainder

·         4.4 Divide Tens, Hundreds, and Thousands

·         4.5 Estimate Quotients Using Compatible Numbers

Times Table

·         10 Times Table

Quotient

Dividend

Divisor

14 Division

·         Find whole number quotients and remainders using repeated subtraction.

Chapter(s)

·         4.6 Division and the Distributive Property

·         4.7 Divide Using Repeated Subtraction

Times Table

·         8, 9, and 10 Times Tables

Distributive Property

Quotient

Remainder

15 Division

·         Find whole number quotients and remainders using partial quotients and regrouping.

Chapter(s)

·         4.8 Divide Using Partial Quotients

·         4.9 Model Division with Regrouping

·         4.10 Place the First Digit

Times Table

·         11 Times Table

Partial Quotient

Dividend

Divisor

Remainder

16 Division

·         Find whole number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors.

Chapter(s)

·         4.11 Divide by 1-Digit Numbers

·         4.12 Multistep Division Problems

Times Table

·         12 Times Table

Quotient

Dividend

Divisor

Remainder

17 Factors

·         Find all factor pairs for a whole number.

·         Determine whether a number is a factor of another number.

Chapter(s)

·         5.1 Model Factors

·         5.2 Factors and Divisibility

·         5.3 Common Factors

Times Table

·         10 and 11 Times Tables

Factor

Array

Divisible

18 Multiples and Factors

·         Recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors.

·         Determine whether a whole number is a prime or composite.

Chapter(s)

·         5.4 Factors and Multiples

·         5.5 Prime and Composite Numbers

·         5.6 Number Patterns

Times Table

·         2 – 12 Times Tables Review

Common Factor

Multiple

Prime

Composite

19 Review
20 Finals

Mathematics

 

Term 2

 

21 Fractions

·         Explain why a fraction is equivalent to another fraction by using visual fraction models.

Chapter(s)

·         6.1 Equivalent Fractions

·         6.2 Generate Equivalent Fractions

·         6.3 Simplest Form

Division Table

·         By 2 Division Table

Equivalent Fraction

Numerator

Denominator

Simplest Form

22 Fractions

·         Find common denominators.

·         Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators by creating common denominators.

Chapter(s)

·         6.4 Common Denominators

·         6.6 Compare Fractions Using Benchmarks

·         6.7 Compare Fractions

Division Table

·         By 3 Division Table

Common Denominator

Benchmark

23 Fractions

·         Compare and order two fractions with different numerators and denominators by creating common denominators. Record the results of the comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions.

Chapter(s)

·         6.8 Compare and Order Fractions

·         7.1 Add and Subtract Parts of a Whole.

·         7.2 Write Fractions as Sums

Division Table

·         By 4 Division Table

Common Denominator

Numerator

 

24 Fractions

·         Add and subtract fractions by using visual fraction models.

Chapter(s)

·         7.3 Add Fractions Using Models

·         7.4 Subtract Fractions Using Models

·         7.5 Add and Subtract Fractions

Division Table

·         By 4 Division Table

Numerator

Denominator

Sums

25 Fractions

·         Multiply a fraction by a whole number.

Chapter(s)

·         8.1 Multiples of Unit Fractions

·         8.2 Multiples of Fractions

·         8.3 Multiply a Fraction by a Whole Number Using Models

Division Table

·         By 5 Division Table

Numerator

Denominator

26 Fractions and Decimals

·         Relate decimal values to fractions.

·         Compare two decimals to the hundredths. Record the results of the comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions.

Chapter(s)

·         9.1 Relate Fractions and Decimals

·         9.2 Relate Hundredths and Decimals

·         9.3 Equivalent Fractions and Decimals

Division Table

·         By 6 Division Table

Decimal

Decimal Point

Tenth

Hundredth

27 Review
28 Midterms
29 Geometry

·         Draw and identify points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse).

Chapter(s)

·         10.1 Lines, Rays, and Angles

·         10.2 Classify Triangles by Angles

Division Table

·         By 7 Division Table

Point, Line, Line Segment, Ray, Right, Straight, Acute, Obtuse
30 Christmas Holiday
31 Geometry

·         Draw and identify perpendicular and parallel lines.

·         Classify quadrilaterals by comparing length of sides and angles.

Chapter(s)

·         10.3 Parallel Lines and Draw Lines of Symmetry

·         10.4 Classify Quadrilaterals

Division Table

·         By 8 Division Table

Perpendicular, Parallel Lines, Quadrilateral, Trapezoid, Parallelogram, Rhombus, Rectangle, Square
32 Geometry

·         Recognize a line of symmetry and identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.

·         Test understanding and application of geometric concepts.

Chapter(s)

·         10.5 Line Symmetry

·         10.6 Find and Draw Lines of Symmetry

·         10.7 Shape Patterns

Division Table

·         By 9 Division Table

Line Symmetry

Line of Symmetry

33 Measurement and Data

·         Know relative sizes of measurement units within customary units of length, weight, and volume.

Chapter(s)

·         12.1 Measurement Benchmarks

·         12.2 Customary Units of Length

·         12.3 Customary Units of Weight

·         12.4 Customary Units of Liquid Volume

Division Table

·         By 10 Division Table

Inch, Foot, Yard, Mile, Ounces, Pounds, Gallon, Quarts, Pints, Cups
34 Geometry

·         Test understanding and application of geometric concepts.

Division Table

·         By 11 Division Table

35 Measurement and Data

·         Know relative sizes of measurement units within metric units of length, weight, and volume.

Chapter(s)

·         12.5 Line Plots

·         12.6 Metric Units of Length

·         12.7 Metric Units of Mass and Liquid

·         12.8 Units of Time

Division Table

·         By 12 Division Table

Meter, Decimeter, Centimeter, Millimeter, Kilogram, Gram, Liter, Milliliter
36 Measurement and Data

·         Solve word problems involving intervals of time.

·         Apply the perimeter formula for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems.

Chapter(s)

·         12.9 Elapsed Time

Elapsed Time

Perimeter

37 Measurement and Data

·         Apply the area formula for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems.

Chapter(s)

·         13.1 Perimeter

·         13.2 Area

·         13.3 Area of Combined Rectangles

Area

Base

Height

Square Unit

38 Measurement and Data

·         Use visuals to find unknown measurements and apply the area formula.

Chapter(s)

·         13.4 Find Unknown Measures

·         13.5 Find the Area

Times Tables

·         2 – 12 Times Tables

Division Tables

·         By 2 – By 12 Division Tables

Base

Height

Square Unit

39 Review
40 Finals

 

Social Studies

Teacher: Tyrone Bissell

Textbook: Social Studies

 

Semester 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Explain in their own words what it means to be a good citizen.

Chapter(s)

·         Unit 1 Being A Good Citizen (Introduction)

Citizen

Respect

Unity

Intelligence

Coexistence

2 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Describe characteristics that represent unity.

Chapter(s)

·         1. Conducting Ourselves As Good Citizens.

Citizen

Respect

Unity

Intelligence

Coexistence

3 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Define and describe leaders and followers.

Chapter(s)

·         2. Conducting Ourselves As Good Leaders And Good Followers

Leader

Follower

Duties

Responsibilities

4 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Identify Leaders in the classroom, school and community.

·         List characteristics of good leaders and followers.

Chapter(s)

·         2. Conducting Ourselves As Good Leaders And Good Followers

Leader

Follower

Duties

Responsibilities

5 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Describe good teams and how to be a good team member.

Chapter(s)

·         3. Teamwork

Teamwork

Roles

Duties

6 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Identify what can cause conflicts or fights, and suggest ways to resolve conflicts peacefully.

Chapter(s)

·         Peaceful Coexistence

Coexistence

Conflict

Prejudice

Compromise

Resolution

7 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Give examples of each kind of right children have, and why children have them.

Chapter(s)

·         Children’s Right

Guarantee

Exploitation

Rights

8 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Review Children’s Rights.

·         Cite four fundamental Children’s Rights.

Chapter(s)

·         Children’s Rights

Guarantee

Exploitation

Rights

9 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Review Children’s Rights.

·         Cite four fundamental Children’s Rights.

Chapter(s)

·         Children’s Rights

Life

Protected

Developed

participate

10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Describe and define democracy.

·         Explain how democracies work.

Chapter(s)

·         Democracy (Introduction)

·         1. Democracy

Democracy

Sovereignty

Monarchy

Government

Constitution

Eligible

Majority

Equality

13 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         List the branches of government in Thailand, the members of the branches of government,and their functions.

Chapters

·         2. Sovereignty

Legislative

Executive

Judicial

Parliament

Cabinet

Courts

14 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         List the branches of government in Thailand, the members of the branches of government,and their functions.

Chapters

2. Sovereignty

Legislative

Executive

Judicial

Parliament

Cabinet

Courts

15 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Review the 3 branches of government and define the Thai Branches of Government.

·         Explain the voting qualifications and process in Thailand.

Chapter(s)

·         3. Election

Eligible

Qualifications

Election

Polling

Vote

16 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Describe the importance of the King and what role the monarchy plays in a democracy.

Chapter(s)

·         The Institution of Monarchy

Monarchy

Constitution

Democracy

Sovereignty

17 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         Define and list examples of culture.

·         Determine if an example of culture is material or nonmaterial.

Chapter(s)

·         Local Culture (Introduction)

·         1. Types Of Culture

 

Culture

Material culture

Non-material culture

18 Civics, Culture And Living In A Community

·         List similarities and differences between the cultures in the 4 regions of Thailand.

Chapter(s)

·         Cultural Differences

Cuisine

Fashion

Dialect

Festivals

Performing Arts

 

19 Review
20 Finals

Social Studies

 

Term 2

 

21 Economics

·         Define and identify examples of goods and services.

·         Classify goods as either durable or nondurable.

Chapter(s)

·         Goods And Services (Introduction)

·         1. Consumption

Economics

Goods

Services

Durable Goods

Non-Durable Goods

22 Economics

·         List factors that affect what we buy and describe why they may or may not buy a product.

Chapter(s)

·         2. Factors Affecting Demand For Goods And Services

·         3. Product Quality Certification

·         4. Basic Consumer Rights

Economics

Factors

Income

Credit

Advertising

23 Money

·         Identify and describe 3 different types of money.

Chapter(s)

·         Money (Introduction)

·         1. Meaning Of Money

·         2. Types Of Money

Coins

Banknotes

Checks

Savings

Account

24 Money

·         Create a mind map on how we use money, match currencies to their respective country, findcurrent foreign exchange rates and record them.

Chapter(s)

·         3. Basic Functions Of Money

·         4. Currency

·         5. Foreign Exchange Rate

Currency

Exchange rate

Buying rate

Selling rate

25 Sufficient Economy

·         List the 3 principles of sufficiency economy and explain the purpose of moderation and how theycan use moderation in their life.

Chapter(s)

·         Sufficient Economy (Introduction)

·         1. Philosophy Of Sufficient Economy

·         2. Application Of The Philosophy Of Sufficient Economy In Daily Life

Sufficient economy Moderation Reasonableness

Self-immunity

26 Economics

·         Give examples of jobs and explain how they benefit the community.

Chapter(s)

·         Economic Activities

·         Economic Relationships Within The Community

Agricultural

Commercial

Artistic

Service-providing

Government

27 Review
28 Midterm
29 Geography

·         Use latitude and longitude to find a location on a world map.

Chapter(s)

·         Our Province (Introduction)

Equator

Prime Meridian

Latitude

Longitude

30 Christmas Holiday
31 Geography

·         Identify types of maps and parts of maps and review latitude and longitude.

Chapter(s)

·         Maps And Photographs

Geographical map Topographical map political map

Map key

Map scale

Latitude

Longitude

32 Geography

·         Identify types and uses of different photographs. Identify the kind of map shown, find landmarkssuch as rivers and attraction sites.

·         Compare two geographical photographs.

Chapter(s)

·         1. Maps And Photographs

Geographic

Aerial

Satellite photograph

33 Geography

·         Describe 6 kinds of physical characteristics that can be found in an environment.

·         Explain how thesecharacteristics vary.

Chapter(s)

·         2. Physical Characteristics

Physical characteristic Landscape

Climate

Geological

Soil

Hydrological

Vegetation

34 Geography

·         Draw a map of Chiang Mai, describe the physical characteristics and natural resources that can befound in Chiang Mai.

Chapter(s)

·         3. Natural Resources

·         4. Using Maps And Photographs For The Study Of Geography

Natural resources

Soil

Water

Flora

Fauna

Minerals

35 Geography

·         List 4 ways that an environment can affect the people who live there.

Chapter(s)

·         The Environment (Introduction)

·         The Physical Environment And Its Effects On Human Life.

Settlement

Career

Culture

Tradition

Consumption

36 Geography

·         Identify ways an environment is changed by natural and human activity.

·         Describe how thesechanges affect people.

Chapter(s)

·         2. Changes To Natural Environment

·         3. Impacts Of Changes To Natural Environment

Natural

Human activity

Impacts

37 Geography

·         Describe ways to practice conservation.

Chapter(s)

·         4. Conservation Of Natural Environment

Natural

Human activity

Impacts

 

38 Geography

·         Identify the 7 continents and their positions on a Geographical map.

·         Identify the major oceans of the world.

Project

·         Create a World Geographical map with the 7 continents and 5 recognised major oceans

Africa

Antarctica

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Europe

North America

South America

Compass

Arctic ocean

Atlantic ocean

Indian ocean

Pacific ocean

Southern ocean

39 Review
40 Finals

 

Health

Teacher: Tyrone Bissell

Textbook: Health Education

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 I am changing

·         Describe what puberty is.

Chapter(s)

·         Introduction

·         Changes in boys and girls

Puberty

Pubic Area

Genes

Awkward

Curious

Hair

2 I am changing

·         Describe the changes that girls’ bodies go through during puberty.

Chapter(s)

·         Changes in girls

Menstruation

Reproductive organs

Menarche

Sanitary pads

Menstrual cramps

Gynaecologist

3 I am changing

·         Describe the changes that girls’ bodies go through during puberty.

Chapter(s)

·         Changes in boys

Voice-breaking

Facial hair

Broader shoulders

Muscles

Chest

Experience

5 I am changing

·         Review of the changes that both girls and boys will experience during puberty.

Chapter(s)

·         Changes in boys and girls

·         Changes in girls

·         Changes in boys

Puberty

Pubic Area

Genes

Menstruation

Menarche

Gynaecologist

Voice-breaking

 

6 Take 6, 3, 3, 2, 2 in a day!

·         Describe healthy food servings and tell the difference between foods rich in protein, rich in grains, and rich in fats, oils, sugar, or salt. Can create a food pyramid.

Chapter(s)

·         A balanced diet

·         Healthy food pyramid

Balanced diet

Protein

Grain

Fats

Oils

Sugar

Grains

7 Health habits

·         Describe the correct way to approach exercising and what to wear.

Chapter(s)

·         Exercise for health

Regular exercise

Well-fitting

Attire

Shock-absorbent

Warming up

Cooling down

8 Health habits

·         Describe how to balance food intake and exercise.

Chapter(s)

·         Food and exercise

Energy

Overeating

Heat stroke

Dehydrated

Digested

Nourishment

9 Health habits

·         Describe how to take care of their eyes.

Chapter(s)

·         Care for your eyes

Bad habits

Good habits

Spectacles

Optometrist

Lighting

10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Dental time

·         Identify how to take care of teeth properly.

Chapter(s)

·         Care for your teeth

Gums

Enamel

Root

Plaque

Swollen or bleeding gums

12 Dental time

·         Identify and describe what causes tooth decay and what actions can be taken to prevent it from happening.

Chapter(s)

·         Tooth decay

Tooth decay

Plaque

Disclosing tablets

Fluoride

Bristles

 

13 Dental time

·         List the necessary steps to keep teeth clean and free from tooth decay.

Chapter(s)

·         Beautiful teeth

Dental floss

Mouth rinse

Toothbrush

Floss pick

Toothpaste

14 Shower time

·         Describe how to keep our parts of body clean.

Soap

Shampoo

Conditioner

Sponge

Flannel

Pumice stone

15 Healthy home environment

·         Describe a healthy, clean living environment. List ways in which they can help contribute keeping a healthy home environment.

Disinfectant

Dust cloth

Mopping

Cleanliness

Chores

Responsibility

16 Healthy sleep patterns

·         Describe ideal sleep patterns.

Pyjamas

Relaxation

Bedding

Dreams

Refreshed

17

 

Air pollution

·         Describe the procedures to safely mitigate the effects of air pollution.

Dust particles

Face mask

Air quality

 

18

 

Dealing with stress

·         Recognize the symptoms of stress in themselves and others, and can find ways of dealing with stress effectively.

Stress

Depression

Anxiety

Moodiness

Relaxation techniques

19 Review
20 Finals

Health

 

Term 2

 

21 Clean water

·         Describe water supply and the possible effects polluted or untreated water can have on our body.

Chapter(s)

·         Why do we need clean water?

o   Water supply

Reservoirs

Rainwater

Contaminated

Hepatitis

Cholera

Dysentery

 

23 Clean water

·         Describe how to help keep water uncontaminated and how to treat water effectively.

Chapter(s)

·         Why do we need clean water?

o   Keep our water supply clean

Drains

Canal

Waste water

Crude oil

Water treatment plant

25 Food poisoning

·         List how to prevent food poisoning by reciting the 5Cs.

Chapter(s)

·         Get rid of germs (introduction)

Germs

Stomach ache

Diarrhoea

Cross-contamination

Cutlery

 

26 Food poisoning

·         List the steps to clean hands properly and describe how to prevent cross-contamination of food.

Chapter(s)

·         Get rid of germs

Scrub

Rinse thoroughly

Cross-contamination

Chopping boards

Refrigerate

Leftover food

 

27 Review
28 Midterms
29 Food poisoning

·         Recognize and describe the symptoms of food poisoning in themselves and others.

·         List what should be done in a case of food poisoning.

Vomiting

Diarrhoea

Stomach cramps

Nausea

Charcoal tablets

Hydrated

30 Christmas Holiday
32 Help!

·         Describe what to do in an emergency.

Chapter(s)

·         Emergencies

·         What to do in an emergency?

Fight or flight

Keep cam

Emergency hotline

Emergency information

33 Help!

·         Assess and administer simple first aid for minor injuries.

Chapter(s)

·         Simple first aid

Antiseptic liquid

Gauze

Chemicals

Saline

Plaster

34 No smoking

·         Describe the effects of smoking and list the reasons smoking is bad.

Chapters(s)

·         What’s in a cigarette?

·         Effects of smoking

Tobacco plants

Nicotine

Addictive

Tobacco odour

Cigarettes

35 Pedestrian safety

·         Describe how to stay safe as a pedestrian and respect traffic on roads, and in parking lots.

Pedestrian crossing

Observation

Sidewalk

Center line

Traffic lights

36 Hazards: Fire and electricity

·         Identify fire and electricity hazards and describe how to prevent fires from occurring.

·         Describe what should be done in the event of a fire or an electrocution.

Fire hazard

Smoke inhalation

Smoke detector

Fire extinguisher

Fire proof

Electricity

Electrocution

Conductor

CPR for children

 

37 Hazards: Strangers, dangerous animals and water

·         Describe what to do when being approached by a total stranger.

·         Identify and describe dangerous animals and what should be done in case of an attack.

·         Describe what should be done to prevent water emergencies and list what should be done if we see a person in distress.

Stranger

Actions

Kidnap

Social media

Awareness

Rabies

Bites and stings

Snakes

Spiders

Rats

Diseases

Drowning

Water safety

Life jackets

Floatation devices

CPR for children

39 Review
40 Finals

 

Creative Writing

Justin Clark

 

Semester 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1  

·         Introduction to the course

·         Writing exercise: Students write about their holidays and share them with the class.

 

 

 

2  

·         Words with short a

·         How to use a dictionary

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 8 – 14

 

 

 

Past, match, ask, snack stamp, magic, pass, laugh, happen, answer, travel, plastic, grass, aunt, began, crack, glad, aunt, began, crack, glad, branch, half, banana

 

3  

·         Synonyms and antonyms

·         Long a sounds

·         Rhymes

·         Student write a brief poem consisting of one stanza and using rhymes

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 14-20

 

 

Synonyms

Antonyms

Long a sounds

Rhymes

 

Awake, chase, paid, eight, mistake, plain, trade, weight, waste, afraid, neighbour, taste, trail, plane, wait, waist, space, break, state, shape

 

4  

·         Students choose a book from the library to read every Tuesday

·         Words with short e

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 20-26

·         How to order words alphabetically

 

 

 

 

Again, edge, bread, ever, ready, never, echo, energy, heavy, friend, health, guess, breakfast, fence, stretch, weather, yesterday, desert, sweater, against

 

5  

 

·         Writing exercise: Students write about their weekend.

·         Words with long E

·         Students write a brief poem using this week’s words

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 26-32

·

 

Season, knee, queen, scream, reason, between, sweep, sweet, speech, breach, seem, teach, means, speak, freeze, leaf, treat, squeeze, peace, please

 

6  

 

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 32 – 38

·         Months of the year

·         Days of the week

·         Syllables

 

 

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

 

Syllables

 

7  

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 42 – 47

·         More words with long e sound

·         How to use commas correctly

 

 

 

People, easy, every, police, radio, zebra, evening, body, family, piano, copy, busy, ski, city, pizza, angry, plenty, hungry, sorry, secret

 

Commas

 

8  

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 54-59

·         Long I sound, ght ending

·         Poetry: Students are read a few poems aloud and, as a group study one, learning the key elements of poetry.

·         Rhyming patterns

·         Students begin work on their own poem

 

 

Nights, dry, mighty, tie, fight, flight, right, might, die, spy, midnight, tonight, supply, lightning, reply, highway, high, deny, bright, sight

 

Stanza, rhyming, poetry, rhyme scheme

 

9  

·         More words with long I (Pages 60 – 65)

·         Students finish their poems and read them aloud to the class

 

 

Quiet, buy, life, knife, giant, climb, awhile, sunshine, smile, blind, slide, beside, twice, write, surprise, behind, child, size, wise, iron

 

10  

Review Week

·         Review of weeks 1-10

 

 

Review of weeks 1-10

11  

Midterms

 

12  

·         Words with short O

·         Pages 76 – 82

·         Students learn how to use a dictionary to discern the type of word – noun, adjective, preposition etc

·         Red book pages 64 – 65

·

 

Hobby, wash, model, forgot, doctor, contest, object, o’clock, wallet, cotton, dollar, solve, watch, knock, problem, bottom, swallow, beyond, knot, hospital

 

13  

·         Words with Long O

·         Pages 82 – 87

·         Students practise transcribing dialogue from visual media

 

Clothes, total, oak, ocean, obey, throat, pony, poem coach, coast, goes, almost, only, comb, motor, hotel, soap, zero, toe, programme

 

 

14  

·         Plural words

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 66-71

·         Book Report: Students write about a book they have read.

 

 

 

 

 

Below, elbow, froze, alone, broke, though, knows, pillow, own, explode, hollow, chose, shadow, close, nose, those, slowly, tomorrow, stole, window

 

15  

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages: 88 – 83

·         More words with long O.

·         Creative Writing: Descriptive writing

 

 

 

Brothers, families, dishes, trees, pennies, classes, pockets, ities, buses, brushes, rocks, babies, inches, branches, hikes, peaches, stories, foxes, boxes, gloves

 

Description

 

16  

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning (Red book) pages 94-99

·         Words with short U

Creative Writing: Students learn about plotting a story by studying a story read aloud to the class

·

 

Plotting

 

Suddenly, rough, knuckle, trouble, touch, brush, couple, button, does, fudge, hunt, enough, tough, country, until double, subject, under, jungle, hundred

 

Plot, beginning, middle, end

 

 

 

17  

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 100-105

·         Contractions

·         Creative Writing: Designing a character

·         Creative Writing: Students begin writing a story

 

 

 

That’s, she’d, they’ve, weren’t, doesn’t, isn’t, wouldn’t, wasn’t, aren’t, we’re, you’d, don’t, I’m, hadn’t, haven’t, didn’t, shouldn’t, let’s couldn’t, they’ll

 

Contractions, traits, flaws, character

 

18  

·         Spelling: Linking Words to Meaning pages 110-115

·         More words with short U

·         Creative Writing: Students finish their stories

 

 

Wonderful, discover, among, blood, front, other, brother, money, cover, month, monkey, done, sponge, nothing, above, stomach, once, become, another, won

 

19 Review Week

·         Review of weeks 12-18

 

Culminative Review

20  

Finals

 

Creative Writing

Semester 2

 

21  

·         Words with oo

·         Pages 116-121

·         Holiday report: Students write a recount about their holidays

 

Wool, understood, cooked, should, stood, full, notebook, bush, brook, could, sugar, wooden, goodbye, pull, wolf, would, pudding, yours, during, woman

 

22  

·         Words with oo or yoo

·         Pages 122-127

·

 

Goose, beautiful, cougar, route, balloon, too, soup, knew, group, two, grew, through, new, cartoon, truly, fruit, loose, shoot, truth, choose

 

 

23  

·         Words with ou

·         Pages 128 – 133

·

Loud, counter, somehow, hours, powerful, sour, crowd, growl, cloud, towel, ours, south, crowded, mouth, vowel, shower, crown, tower, noun, proud

 

24  

·         Words ending with ed or ig

·         Present and past tenses

·         Red book pages 134-139

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Swimming, asked, hoping, changed, pleased, beginning, caused, traded, closing, invited, tasted, jogging, studied, copied, dried, saving, cried, trying, carrying, writing

 

Past, present, future

 

25  

·         Words with /oi/

·         Red book pages 144- 149

·         Collaborative stories: Students work in small groups to create a four part story to share with the class

 

Coin, moisture, enjoy, spoil, destroy, employ, point, employer, loyal, royal, poison, soil, join, voyage, loyalty, avoid, voice, noise, soybean, choice

 

26  

·         Words with O sound

·         Red book pages 150-155

·         Collaborative stories: Student finish their collaborative stories.

·         Students present collaborative stories to the class.

 

Pause, already, brought, strong, taught, caught, cause, because, wrong, coffee, bought, thought, author, applaud, autumn, daughter, gone, offer, often, office

 

27  

·         Review of weeks 21- 26

 

 

, Culminative review

28  

Midterm

 

30  

Christmas Break

 

 

 

31  

·         More words with O

·         Christmas break writing report

·         Red book pages 156-161

 

 

Lawn, toward, straw, morning, score, north, water, explore, dawn, crawl, quart, warm, before, shore, chorus, yawn, important, orbit, report, popcorn

 

32  

·         Words with /ar/

·         Red book pages 162 – 167

·         Anagrams

 

Sharp, share, they’re, marbles, their, where, smart, large, heart, careful, square, there, stairs, fair, air, fare, stares, scarf, apart, alarm

 

33  

·         Plural and possessive words

·         Red book pages 168 – 173

·         Creative Writing: In-depth plotting and narrative structure

 

Plurals

Possesive

Children, men, shelves, mans, clouds women, feet, woman’s, women’s, children, teeth, children’s, sheep, oxen, mice, geese, wife’s, knives, wives, men’s

 

34  

·         Words with /ur/ or /ir/

·         Red book pages 179-184

·         Creative Writing: In depth description and figurative writing

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Curve, hear, hclear, learn, third, dear, circus, skirt, heard, squirt, early, birth, germ, world, cheer, period, here, circle, ear, dirty

 

35  

·         Words with /e/

·         Red book pages 184-189

·         Creative Writing: In depth dialogue

Together, animal, blizzard, simple, wrinkle, United States of America, calendar, special, winter, summer, automobile, dinosaur, Canada, address, chapter, whether, whistle, purple, tickle, wander

 

Quotation marks, dialogue

 

 

36  

·         Compound words

·         Red book pages 190-195

·         Compound words

·         Creative Writing: Character creation. Students receive extra instruction on creating their characters for the English project.

Basketball, cheeseburger, countdown, newspaper, drugstore, outside, everybody, birthday, upstairs, inside, nightmare, afternoon, anything, forever, sometimes, weekend, downtown, without, everywhere, railroad

 

Compound words

 

 

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·         Words about the Universe

·         Red book pages 202-207

·         Creative Writing: Students publish and illustrate their stories.

 

 

Rotate, gravity, Jupiter, Pluto, Solar System, galaxy, Saturn, universe, Venus meteor, Earth, satellite, Neptune, comet, Uranus, revolve, Mercury, constellation, Mars, planets

 

38  

·         Creative Writing: Students finish and present their stories to the class.

·         Review: Overview of exam material and lessons learned from weeks 31-40.

 

Spelling words: Respect, inspect, spectacle, spectator, spectrum, specific, construct, destruction, instruct, structure, autograph, photograph, phonics, telegraph, paragraph, visor, visitor, visual, visitor, visual, visible, television

 

 

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Review of weeks 28 – 40

 

 

Final Review

40  

Finals

 

 

 

 

 

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