FOURTH GRADE

Read 30 minutes every day with your child. Each day choose a different activity.

  • Explain the setting of the story. Use examples from your book to explain why that is the setting. 
  • Explain the theme of the story. Use examples from the book to explain.
  • Summarize the story in your own words.
  • At the end of the story, provide a different conclusion. 
  • What character do you like the most and explain your answer using the book.
  • Who is the main character? Describe them using 3 adjectives and use your book for proof.
  • Describe the problem in the story.
  • Using complete sentences, write 3 facts from your book.
  • Explain your favorite part of the story. Use your book for examples.
  • What are the lessons you have learned from your story? Use examples from your book.
  • If you could interview any character in the story, who would you choose and what 3 questions would you ask?
  • Choose a quote and explain what it means. (Don’t forget to write the quote)
  • Choose 3 words that you are unfamiliar with. Write the sentence from the book, the definition from the dictionary, and the meaning in your own words.

Physical Education:  30 minutes a day of physical activity

Notes from the Counselor: The activities listed are fun and interactive ways to engage your children in healthy living.

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Activity 3:  Empathy Freeze Dance - Play music and stop the music randomly. When the music stops, shout out an emotion for your child to express with their face and body.  Discuss which emotion is hard for your student to share and when they may experience that emotion. Sample emotions can include: excited, annoyed, happy, sad, angry, scared, surprised, disappointed, relaxed, frustrated, curious, confused, and safe.

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