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Maslowski,

Tomassi, White


Week of: April 13 to 24th
4th grade Literacy Menu for Hercules Quest and 90 Miles to Havana

Students will complete one choice for each subject/column by the end of the week. Students can choose between levels of difficulty or learning style unless
given additional instruction by teacher. When you finish an activity, circle it and staple it to the back of menu.
Essential
What are some challenges you might face when going on journey or a
Reading Skill Describe character, settings by drawing on specific
details. Compare & Contrast point of view. Theme
Question:
quest? How do authors create vivid characters, settings, and plots?
(Literature)
Word Level Prefixes re-, dis-, and un-. Using a thesaurus. Understanding word
Strategy
Monitor and Clarifyupdate
relationships. Form and use prepositions & Prepositional phrases.

Narrative Writing developing characters, plots, and settings. Identify structure
Writing
Homework On back

Complexity or
Spelling
Vocabulary
Sentence
Text: Complete
Reading Skill
Reading Strategy
Learning Style


Young Authors Book

Must or Tactile Using the letter
Write a word and
RN: p 226 Review p. Complete RN: p 228
Read to Someone:
Read 90 Days to Havana

tiles, build your
definition on
224
with a peer. Discuss
Read Hercules Quest. as asked & Complete
Readers
spelling words.
separate cards.
Find 3 sentences in
how words can create Work on fluency. At
Journal Activities Below
Notebook = RN Then, write the
Then, shuffle all the 90 Days to Havana
imagery. Write a
the end of each page,
1. Create a Flow Map

words on paper
cards and place
w/ prepositions & 3
paragraph that uses
discuss Hercules
for Chapters 1, 2, 3.
Go over in class and trace around
them face down.
2/ prepositional
imagery to describe
character traits. Justify
Add to as you read
them.
Try to match the
phrases. Illustrate
an event in your
thinking based on
each chapter.
And RN: p 220
word with its
them all in a drawing Young Authors Book. authors clues. RW: p.
2. See Digital Activities
definition.
& provide captions.
**Use TACTILE Editor 217. See RN p 218.
and Choose 2 to
And RN p 219
to edit and revise.
Create a puppet show. complete.
Should or Visual Using the spelling
For each vocabulary RN: p 226 Review p. Complete RN: p 228
Read to Someone:
Read 90 Days to Havana

words, write
word,
224
with a peer. Discuss
Read Hercules Quest. as asked & Complete
consonants,
Create a pic-lit or
Find 3 sentences in
how words can create Work on reading with
Journal Activities Below
blends, and vowels drawing with the
90 Days to Havana
imagery. Write a
fluency. At the end of 1. Create a Flow Map
in different colors. word in a sentence w/ prepositions & 3
paragraph that uses
each page, discuss the
for Chapters 1, 2, 3.
What patterns do
that expresses what w/ prepositional
imagery to describe
Hercules character
Add to as you read
you notice?
it means.
phrases. Write them an event in your
traits. Justify your
each chapter.


out and use colors to Young Authors Book. thinking based on
2. See Digital Activities
And RN: p 220
And RN p 219
highlight nouns,
**Use TACTILE Editor authors clue. RN: p.
and Choose 2 to
verbs, and adjective. to edit and revise.
217 &See RN p 218.
complete.
Circle prepositions.
Create a comic instead.

Maslowski, Tomassi, White


Complexity or
Learning Style
Could or
Written

Spelling

Try to use the
spelling words in a
creative paragraph.
Highlight the vowel
sounds and blends
as appropriate.
And RN: p 220

Homework Week 1

Vocabulary

For each vocabulary
word,
Create a pic-lit or
drawing with the
word in a poem that
captures what the
word means.
And RN 219

Monday 4/13

RN Readers Notebook

Read 20 minutes each

night and fill out Log B


Math Homework

Week of: April 13 to 24th

Text: Complete
Reading Skill
Reading Strategy
Young Authors Book

RN: p 226 Review p
Complete RN: p 228
Read to Someone:
Read 90 Days to Havana
224. Find 3
with a peer. Discuss
Read Hercules Quest. as asked & Complete
sentences in 90 Days how words can create Work on reading with
Journal Activities Below
to Havana w/
imagery. Write two
fluency. At the end of 1. Create a Flow Map
prepositions & 3 w/
paragraphs that use
each page, discuss the
for Chapters 1, 2, 3.
prepositional
imagery to describe
Hercules character
Add to as you read
phrases. Write your an event and
traits. Justify your
each chapter.
own sentences & use character in your
thinking based on
2. See Digital Activities
colors to highlight
Young Authors Book. authors clue. RW: p.
and Choose 2 to
nouns, verbs, and
**Use TACTILE Editor 217 & RN 218. Share
complete.
adjective. Circle
to edit and revise.
speech.
prepositions.
Tuesday 4/14
Wednesday 4/15
Thursday 4/16
Friday 17

Spelling: RN p.
221

Read and
Record

Sentence

Grammar: None
Vocabulary: Quizlet
or study
Read 20 minutes and
record
Tuesday 4/21
Read 20 minutes and
record in Log C
Vocabulary: Quizlet
or study

Spelling: Study
Grammar: RN p. 225
Reading Comp: RN
192

Read and Record


Monday 4/20

Thursday 4/23
Homework Week 1
Read 20 minutes each
Grammar: RN

***MENU DUE
night and fill out Log C
p. 227

Spelling Test

Read & record
Reading & Vocabulary
Math Homework
Assessment W2

Read and record
Writing Assignment: Young Authors. Students will create a fiction or non-fiction story that is due by April 24, 2015.

Spelling: RN p. 222
Grammar: RN p

223

Read and Record

Wednesday 4/22
Grammar: 227

Read and Record


Spelling Test
Reading & Vocabulary
Assessment W1
Grammar: Prepositions
Reading Log B DUE
Friday 4/24

Young Authors Due

Reading Log C DUE

Spelling Words: 1. unused, 2. refresh, 3. displease, 4. replace, 5. unpaid, 6. restart, 7. disorder, 8. unplanned 9. distrust, 10. rewind, 11. untrue, 12. unload, 13.
recall, 14. dislike, 15. uneven 16. rebuild, 17. redo, 18. uncover, 19. untidy, 20. discolor Enrichment: 1. unfinished 2. unfortunately 3. unexpected 4. unbelievable
5. unceasing 6. unbroken 7. unrequited 8. unchanged 9. discontinuing 10. disappoint 11. distant 12. distract 13. dissolve 14. disrobe 15. disrupt 16. Discomfort 17.
Renewable 18. Reliable 19. Responsible 20. required Vocabulary: W1: Acquire, unfortunate, coerce, boasted, beamed. W2: glared, ceased, declared, devised, resourceful
DUE DATES: Completed MENU: Thurs, April 23. Spelling Test on: Fri, April 17 Reading Assessments: April 17 and 23 Vocabulary on: April 17 & 24
I understand the dates for completion and testing as stated above. All work much be completed by the due date and can be taking home for homework if I need
additional time. Menus and assessments will still be due or held on the dates above. Signature Below.