Unit 3 - Observing Nature
Essential Question: How do we respond to nature?
In this unit, students will read and compare selections about nature to analyze how different writers respond to the natural world.
Writing Strategies and Skills:
Reading Strategies and Skills:
This week's texts: "Birches" by Robert Frost, "In Summer" by Paul Laurence Dunbar and "Birch Bark Canoes"
Bridges in Mathematics
Grade 4 Unit 3
Fractions & Decimals
In this unit your child will:
❚ Compare fractions with like and unlike
❚ Locate fractions on a number line
❚ Add and subtract fractions with like
and unlike denominators
❚ Identify equivalent fractions and decimals
❚ Compare decimal numbers
Your child will learn and practice these skills by solving problems like those in the attached Unit Parent Letter below. Keep this sheet for reference when you’re helping with homework. Use the free Math Vocabulary Cards app for additional support: mathlearningcenter.org/apps.
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