This Week’s Spelling Words

4th Grade

Unit 5 (4 weeks)

Week 14: Words with /in/ & /ain/

  1. muffin
  2. bargain
  3. certain
  4. pumpkin
  5. fountain
  6. basin
  7. again
  8. captain
  9. dolphin
  10. curtain

Content Area Words & Definitions:

  1. push factor – force that drives people away from a place.
  2. pull factor – force that draws people to immigrate to a place.
  3. migration – the movement of people from one place to another.
  4. immigration – the process of moving to a new country or region with the intention of staying and living there.
  5. movement – the way people travel from place to place, circulate information, trade goods and services, and share ideas. 

This week’s spelling words & definitions

Week 13: Silent Letters

  1. knuckles 
  2. honor
  3. wrestle
  4. heir
  5. doubt
  6. gnat
  7. plumber
  8. known
  9. answer
  10. thumbs

Content Area Words & Definitions:

  1. axis – an imaginary line that passes through Earth’s center and its North and South Poles
  2. revolve – to travel in a closed path around an object such as Earth does as it moves around the sun
  3. planet – a large body in space that orbits a star and does not produce light of its own 
  4. orbit – the path of an object as it revolves around another object in space.
  5. rotation – the spinning of Earth on its axis

This week’s spelling words

Spelling – 4th Grade – Unit 4

Week 12: Review weeks 8-10

  1. compass
  2. latitude
  3. longitude
  4. distributive
  5. certain
  6. compatible
  7. population
  8. money
  9. deposit
  10. withdrawal

Content Area Words & Definitions:

  1. millimeters – A metric unit of length. 1,000 millimeters = 1 meter. Ex. The dot on a ladybug is about 1 millimeter wide. 
  2. centimeters – A metric unit of length. 100 centimeters = 1 meter. Ex. A ladybug is about 1 centimeter long.  
  3. grams – The standard unit of mass in the metric system. 1,000 grams = 1 kilogram. Ex. The mass of a paperclip is about 1 gram. 
  4. measurement – Determining the physical quantity of something such as length, time, temperature, or volume in terms of a unit of measurement such as feet, seconds, degrees, or liters.
  5. kilograms – A metric unit of mass equal to 1000 grams. Ex. A kilogram (km) is about the mass of a dictionary. 

Spirit Week!

Spirit Week

November 18th-November 22nd

For EACH day: bring $1 or a can of food for our Gleaners Food Drive to participate in each of the following spirit themes:

MONDAY (11/18)- Pajama Day

TUESDAY (11/19)- Crazy Sock Day

WEDNESDAY (11/20)- Wear the colors of   the rainbow!

THURSDAY (11/21)- Mix-matched day

FRIDAY (11/22)- Superhero Shirt Day

Spelling – 4th Grade – Unit 4

Week 11: Final /ar/ & /or/

  1. conductor
  2. harbor
  3. cheddar
  4. odor
  5. avatar
  6. elevator
  7. collar
  8. aviator
  9. grammar
  10. guitar

Content Area Words & Definitions:

  1. tenths – In the decimal numeration, tenths is the name of the place to the right of the decimal point. Ex. In the number 4.3 the 3 is in the tenths place. 
  2. thousandths – In the decimal numeration, thousandths is the name of the place three places to the right of the decimal point. Ex. In the number 4.321 the 1 is in the thousandths place. 
  3. hundredths – In the decimal numeration, hundredths is the name of the place two places to the right of the decimal point. Ex. In the number 4.321 the 2 is in the hundredths place. 
  4. smallest – the least or minimum value. Ex. In the number set, 1.256, 1.5, 1.35, the smallest is 1.256
  5. largest – the greatest or maximum value. Ex. In the number set, 1.256, 1.5, 1.35, the largest is 1.5

This week’s spelling words:

Spelling – 4th Grade – Unit 4

Week 10: Words with /cher/

  1. voucher 
  2. stretcher
  3. bleacher
  4. catcher
  5. butcher
  6. teacher
  7. sketcher
  8. rancher
  9. researcher
  10. preacher

Content Area Words & Definitions:

  1. square number – the result of multiplying an integer (not a fraction) by itself. Ex. 4 = 2 x 2, 25 = 5 x 5, 49 = 7 x 7
  2. factor pair – the pairs of whole numbers that can be multiplied to produce a given whole number. Ex. 15 has two factor pairs – 1 x 15 and 3 x 5.
  3. prime number – a number with exactly two different factors – itself and one. Ex. 23 is a prime number because it only has factors of 23 and 1 
  4. parentheses – curved marks used to group mathematical symbols. Ex. (4 x 2) + (5 x 2)
  5. composite number – a number with more than two factors. Ex. 16 is composite because it has factors of 1, 2, 4, 8, and 16. 

This week’s spelling test & content word definitions

Last week students took their spelling test online. To see your child’s spelling test results, have them log into their iLearn account from the district’s home page.

For additional spelling practice, there are a variety of spelling activities available each week in iLearn. Students will be assigned tasks to complete each week. If students do not finish these tasks in the time provided in during class, students will need to make up missing work on their own time.