This week in 4th grade ELA, students will be starting the Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride unit and finishing preparations for the Wax Museum.
Students are finishing the story Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride (found on pages 564-576 of their Reading Street textbooks).
Wax Museum Projects
This week, students are to finish preparing for their Wax Musem presentations. Students need all materials for their costumes and props ready to go for Monday and Tuesday, when they will present.
Young Authors' Conference
The Young Authors' Conference will be this Wednesday, May 16th, 2018. Students who are attending will need to have their permission slips signed and turned in by Tuesday and will need a sac lunch to take with them to the conference (everything must be able to be thrown away).
Miss BrandenburgHomework this week will be assigned as follows:
Monday: Practice for the Wax Museum; Finish Biopoems (see template below)
Tuesday: Practice for the Wax Museum
Wednesday: Practice for the Wax Museum
Thursday: Practice for the Wax Museum / get all materials together
Friday: Practice for the Wax Museum / get all materials together
Name ________________________________________________________________ Core ________
Bio Poem for Martin Luther King
Directions: After reading our story, My Brother Martin, you should have learned more about Martin Luther King, Jr. Use what you learned to fill out each space below to complete the bio poem. When you make your final draft, remember to include the bolded words at the beginning of each line (but do not copy the words that are italicized and in parenthesis). An example is shown below.
(4 adjective about)
(or other family relationship)
Who would like to see
Born in/ Lived in
Example for Rosa Parks (adapted from ReadWriteThink)
Determined, brave, strong, loving
Wife of Raymond Parks, mother of all children
Lover equality, freedom, and the benefits of a good education
Who feels hated for discrimination, loved to stand up for her beliefs, and loved to help others
Who feared that racism would continue, feared losing the opportunity to make a difference, and feared that young people might lose opportunities to develop strength and courage
Who changed history as she accomplished great strides for equality and encouraged excellence for all
Who wanted to see love triumph and see an end to all bias and discrimination in a world in which respect is freely given to all
Born in Alabama and living in Detroit