Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Some Maryland fun

See how well you do on this quiz about Maryland geography! You might have to guess at some of them.

Slide show quiz

See if you can locate all MD counties in this quiz!

County quiz

Try out this MD history quiz. You might want to use your textbook to help!

MD history quiz

Friday, May 12, 2017

Research for Maryland Counties

Hi all,

Here´s a little help for your research on MD counties for Monday´s paragraph. Feel free to fill me in on anything else you find!

Maryland Kids
MD Kids

This is a MD government site with all sorts of cool information on MD. Give it a look and see what´s there. Be sure to check out the Geography tab.

This Wiki could be useful too!

List of counties in Maryland

This Pinterest could be useful too.


Here´s a great little overview video of MD counties.

Another county quiz!

MD county quiz

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Link for the PARCC pretest

During the PARCC practice time be sure to use this link to get into the pretest:

Parcc Pretest

When you get to the PARCC test page select the Fourth Grade tab. Then pick one of the three on-line pretests. There are Unit 1-3 tests there, so if you have already taken the Unit 1 test then go to the Unit 2 text and so on.

Remember, you only have about 20 minutes to work on this test so get to the test quickly and start working. You don´t have to finish the test. It´s just practice for next week!

When your time is up log out.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Class Tasks for 5/9

Work with your team to complete this organizer for at least 4 books. Start it in your reading journal, then complete the worksheet I'll pass out to you tomorrow. Everyone MUST do Lotus Seed. After that you may choose which books to do. You may use any book on your table.

Our “Big” Questions
Texts Read
Lotus Seed
Your choice
Your choice
Your choice
Why do people leave their homes?

What did immigrants expect to find in America?
What was the trip to America like?
Did the immigrants find what they expected?
What did immigrants gain?

What did they lose?

Monday, May 8, 2017

Damon and Pythias resources

Here are some things to help you.

Here is a play that was performed by 3rd Graders

Here is a summary of the story with some questions that can help you.

Damon and Pythias

Your task: Create a presentation that shows me how the character, the King, changed from the beginning of the play to the end. Be sure to show me this change through his words, actions, and demeanor (body language).

Monday, May 1, 2017

Continents Review

The continents are the 7 major land masses that contain most of the Earth’s dry land masses. Watch this video and catch-up on what these places are.

See if you and research and find the answers to these questions. Write your answers in your Social Studies journals.

  1. What continent do we live on?
  2. Which continent is our sister (shares a similar name) continent?
  3. Which continent has the most number of people living on it?
  4. Which has the fewest? This continent is also a country!
  5. Which continent is in all four hemispheres?
  6. Which continent shares a land mass with Asia?