Sr. Martina Hou's Webpage

Second Trimester

Grade 2 & 3

Chinese Language Art 
Contents
* Two Ancient Poems
  https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMDY3NjI1MVpa

* Why Does the Kettle Lid Move & Lu Ban and the Saw    
   https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMDY3NjI1MVpa  

* Cai Lun Invented the Paper & Ancient Paper   https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMDY3NjI1MVpa 

* A Race between the Hare and the Tortoise & the Second Round Race between the Hare and the Tortoise
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMDY3NjI1MVpa

* The Kitten Goes Fishing & White Kitten and Black Kitten
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMDY3NjI1MVpa 

* Wolves Are Coming & A Honest Child
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMDY3NjI1MVpa 

* The original Story of the Chinese New Year   

 

Grammar

 * Making simple sentences 
 * Nouns/verbs /pronouns/
 * Sentence structure
 * Contractions
 * Subject/verb agreement
 * Simple elements of story

 

Vocabulary

* Word meanings
* Antonyms/Synonyms
* Forming phrases

 

Writing

Narrative
Explanatory writing 

 

Reading and Speaking

* Make predictions
* Understand sequence of a story
* Retell a story         

        

Math 

* Fractions as numbers on the number line 
* Multiplication and area
* Multiplication and division with units
* Place value and problem solving with units      

 

 

Religion
* Creed   
* Epiphany
* The Church seasons (Lent & Christmas)
* Good Friday 
* Easter


Science
* Energy exists in a variety of forms
* Energy transformations
* Forms of energy

Social Studies 
* Community Environments
* Place where communities start

  

 

Grade 4 

 Chinese Language Art 

Contents
* Two Ancient Poems
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMTIwMDk4OFpa 

* Sima Guang & The Story of President Washington
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMTIwMDk4OFpa 

* The Boy Who Counted Stars & Clever Edison
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMTIwMDk4OFpa 

* Ask and Answer & A Special Friend
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMTIwMDk4OFpa 

* The Language of Nature & It Will Soon Rain 
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMTIwMDk4OFpa 

* What is there on the Moon & Satellites
https://classroom.google.com/o/NTEyMTIwMDk4OFpa 

* Chinese New Year Celebration in Different Countries                               

 

Grammar

* Variety sentences
* Prepositions & prefixes
* Words order in sentences 
* Adjectives/nouns/proper Nouns/verbs
Thesaurus/antonym/homonyms/antonyms/synonyms

 

Writing

 * summarizing  
 * Persuasive letters
 * Diorama projects
* Compare/contrast essays

 

Reading and Speaking

* Understand sequence of narrative stories
* Cause and effect
* Compound words
* Story grammar wheel

                               

Math 
* Division rules  
* Number patterns
* Relate multiplication and division
* Fractions
* Lowest terms 
* Compare and order fractions 
* Add and subtract fraction 
* Multiply with fractions   

       

Religion 

* The birth of Jesus 
* Lent
* The gift of the Magi  
* We are the church
* The virtues of faith, hope and love bring us closer to God
* We are called to a life of love

  

Social Studies 
* Native American project
* New York becomes an English colony
* Life in the Colonies
* The Revolutionary War


Science
* Energy from plants & Plants characteristics
* Parts of a plant
* Food webs and food chains
* Ecosystems