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These resources are supplemental activities that your child can complete at home during the school closure. These activities are some of the things we would have been working on in the next couple of weeks. 

Prodigy Math

Create a free login for your child to enjoy math games. 

Epic Book

Class Code:  jej7165

Multi-step Word Problems

Solve these problems on a piece of paper. Show your work and use the CUBES strategy to solve. 

Multiple Step Word Problems

4.M.OA.03. I can solve multistep word problems with all four operations including estimation.

 

1. Jennifer has 43 playing cards.  She wants to share them equally between herself and 3 friends.  How many will each friend get?  Will there be any leftover?

 

2. Angel went to the movies with his friends.  He bought 3 pretzels that cost $5 each and 2 sodas that cost $3 each.  How much money did Angel spend all together at the movies?

 

3. There are 337 people at Bingo Night.  They are going to sit 8 people at each table.  How many tables will they need to sit ALL the people at Bingo Night?

 

4. Sarah had 93 pennies.  She gave her brother 47 pennies.  Her mom then gave her 64 more pennies for doing her chores.  How many pennies does Sarah now have?

 

5. Hank and his 4 friends went to the video game store.  Each of them bought 2 video games on sale for $7 each.  How much did they spend altogether on video games?

 

6. Mrs. Erbland wants to buy the band ice cream bars for playing so well last week.  She has 27 students in her band class.  There are 10 ice cream bars in a box.  How many boxes of ice cream bars will she need to buy so that every student gets an ice cream bar?  Will she have any leftover?  If so, how many?

 

7.  Ms. Hamilton went to Wal-Mart and bought 3 movies for $12 each and a CD for $9.  How much did she spend at Wal-Mart?

 

8.  Ms. Cochran wanted to surprise the 33 teachers at Desert Valley with pizza.  Each pizza has 6 slices.  How many pizzas will Ms. Cochran have to buy so that every teacher gets 1 slice of pizza? 

Reading Comprehension Activity

Have your child select a book on their level. The book can be fiction or nonfiction. Have them answer the following questions on a piece of paper. Make sure that they answer the questions in complete sentences. 

Fiction Responses

 

  1. Which character do you like the most in your book? Why?
  2. What do you predict will happen next in this story?

What information in the text helped you make that prediction?

  1. What is the main problem of the story? If you know, how was the problem?
  2. Would you like to be a character in this story? Why or why not?
  3. How do you feel about this story? Would you recommend it to someone else? Why or why not
  4. Summarize what you read today. What were the most important events?
  5. Is what you read believable? Why or why not?
  6. Pretend you are interviewing the main character of the story. What two questions would you ask them?
  7. If you could trade places with one of the characters who would it be and why?
  8. Is there anything you would change about this story? What would it be? Why would you change it?

Nonfiction Responses

 

  1. What is the selection you read mainly about?
  2. What did you learn while reading?
  3. Why did the author probably writ this selection? How do you know?
  4. What was the main idea of what you read? What were the supporting details that told you more about the main idea?
  5. How and where could you find our more information about the topic?
  6. What else would you like to know about the topic you read about?
  7. Were there any text features that helped you better understand your reading? What were they and how did they help you?
  8. What did you find interesting as you were reading today?
  9. What do you remember most about what you read?
  10. Did you find an interesting word while you were reading? What was it? Use a dictionary to find out its meaning and write a sentence of your own using the interesting word that you found.

 

 

Khan Academy

Khan Academy can be used to practice math and skills. You will have to create a free login as a Learner. This login will allow your child to follow a progression of standards for each skill.

Scholastic Learn at Home

This website is a great resource that is separated by grade level. Students can explore different stories as well as complete activities that go along with each story. 

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