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1 Thank you for downloading these samples from the Teacher to Parent Workbooks for Fourth Grade. We offer a variety of workbooks such as Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies, Grammar, Vocabulary and Spelling, and Learning Activities. Each workbook includes all the concepts and objectives your child needs to help them learn and grow. The worksheets will allow your child to work on these skills as often as they require. You can also create your own worksheets by following the format from these lessons. These sample pages have been selected to give you an idea of the material offered in the full workbooks. Each page is self-explanatory and very easy to use. We have also included answer sheets, as required, to compare your child s answers with the correct answers and/or typical solutions. To get started, you can save this PDF file to your computer, print out all the samples, or navigate to any page and print it. To print one page, just select the File / Print menu item (in Windows) and then under Print Range, select the Current page option. Again, thank you for downloading our samples.

2 My Goals Teacher to Parent Workbooks Fourth Grade Sample Worksheets This worksheet will help your 4 th grader not only think about the goals that they would like to achieve as they learn and grow, but it helps them with writing important things down and keeping them for future reference! I am good at: I need to work on: My plan to improve is: Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 2 of 15

3 People who will help me to improve are: I ll know if my plan is working because If my plan doesn t work then My reasons for wanting to improve are Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 3 of 15

4 The Perfect Beach Hat Karen was visiting her Aunt Susan at her house at the beach. It was a beautiful warm summer day. Karen built a giant sand castle early in the morning. Aunt Susan took pictures of the castle to send to Karen s parents. Karen wanted to play on the beach that afternoon. She wanted to build another sand castle. Aunt Susan told her it was too hot and too sunny. Aunt Susan said Karen could go only if she put on sunscreen and took a hat with her. Karen didn t have a hat to wear. Aunt Susan had a lot of them. Aunt Susan said that Karen could borrow one of her hats, since bigger hats were better especially at the beach. Karen tried on four hats. The pink one was really pretty, but it had a big bow and the ribbons kept going into Karen s eyes. That would not be good for building a sand castle. The blue hat was too fancy. Karen did not like that hat at all. The red hat was nice, but it had flowers on it. Karen was afraid the flowers would get dirty. Then Karen saw a big straw hat with a short red ribbon on it. The bow was not too droopy. The hat was not too fancy. It would be easy to clean. Karen knew it was the perfect hat. Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 4 of 15

5 ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ABOUT The Perfect Beach Hat 1. Where was Karen? a. at the store b. at the beach c. at school d. at home 2. Who was Karen visiting? a. her grandparents b. her friends c. her sister d. her aunt 3. Why did Aunt Susan want Karen to wear a hat? a. to protect her from the rain b. to protect her from the sun c. to help her look better on the beach d. The hat was Karen s idea. 4. Why didn t Karen want to wear the pink hat? a. the bow was too big b. it had a flower c. it had a bird on it d. it was dirty 5. Why didn t Karen like the blue hat? a. it was new b. it had an ugly bird on it c. it was too fancy d. it was old Circle the words that describe the perfect hat for the beach: droopy fancy simple ugly pink big Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 5 of 15

6 Narrative Writing Narrative Writing Prompts Select one or more prompts below and write a story. Remember to always begin with a rough draft to get all your ideas down first. Then you can worry about revising (changing) and editing (fixing) after. Finally, you rewrite your narrative just the way you want it as neatly as you can! That is your final draft! The most exciting or embarrassing event you ve experienced The person you would like to trade lives with Invent a tall tale and make it believable The day we ran out of water If all the cars in the world were painted red If everyone in the world became a vegetarian The day you had to stay overnight at the school due to a storm A day in the life of a super hero A day in the life of a multi millionaire The day the toys came alive The day all the books in the library starting talking When the Martians landed Life on a different planet When my pet began to talk The crime of the century The best amusement park ever The year 2050 When the animals escaped from the zoo The day they made you mayor The day you are bionic for 24 hours The day you found a message in a bottle at the beach If you could make the world a better place Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 6 of 15

7 Creative Writing Outer Space Directions: Write a brief story using as many of these science words as you can. Write your story on lined paper. GRAVITY ECLIPSE ASTEROID ZENITH METEOR SATELLITE GALAXY BLACK HOLE PLANET CONSTELLATION COMET ORBIT MOON Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 7 of 15

8 Reading Story Elements Teacher to Parent Workbooks Fourth Grade Sample Worksheets Directions: Use this worksheet after reading a story. Answer the questions about Story Elements. Story Elements are all the keys or important facts that help tell what the story is about. Name of Book: Setting: Where and when does the story take place? Characters: Who are the main characters and what are they like? Plot: What are the sequence of events? Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 8 of 15

9 Exposition: What background information do you know about the characters and setting? Conflict: What is the conflict? How do you know? Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 9 of 15

10 Why do you think the author planned the plot this way? Why is the background information important? What might have happened before the story began? Resolution or Ending: How does the conflict get resolved? Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 10 of 15

11 Synonyms Teacher to Parent Workbooks Fourth Grade Sample Worksheets Directions: Match up the words that are synonyms. Remember, synonyms are words that mean the same thing! Just draw a line to connect the two words that are synonyms. elevate story look start big close stop below sound help large shut rise tale noise end under see aid begin Activity: Use the sets of synonyms that you matched up in sentences. Write them on lined paper. Come up with 5 sets of your own synonyms to use in sentences! Example: below and under Your folder is under the table. He hurt his leg just below the knee. Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 11 of 15

12 Mathematics Writing Fractions Directions: Write the fraction on the line provided. Then on the next line simplify that fraction if possible. Remember: To simplify you find the greatest common factor or number that you can divide into both the numerator and denominator! With the example below, the number 2 is the greatest factor or number you can divide into both the numerator 6 and the denominator 10. You simplify 6/10 by dividing with 2. Then you get 3/5. Example: 1. six tenths Answer 6/10 Simplify 3/5 2. five tenths Answer Simplify 3. nine tenths Answer Simplify Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 12 of 15

13 4. eight tenths Teacher to Parent Workbooks Fourth Grade Sample Worksheets Answer Simplify 5. seven tenths Answer Simplify 6. three tenths Answer Simplify 7. two tenths Answer Simplify 8. one tenth Answer Simplify 9. four tenths Answer Simplify Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 13 of 15

14 Measurement and Geometry 1. Which shape could be made by the 2 triangles below? Circle the correct letter. A. pentagon B. cube C. rectangle D. hexagon 2. Are these two shapes congruent? Circle your answer and explain. Yes or No Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 14 of 15

15 Answer Sheet Page 12/13 Writing and simplifying fractions 1. 6/10 3/5 2. 5/10 1/2 3. 9/10 Cannot simplify 4. 8/10 4/5 5. 7/10 Cannot simplify 6. 3/10 Cannot simplify 7. 2/10 1/5 8. 1/10 Cannot simplify 9. 4/10 2/5 Page 14 Geometry 1. C. Rectangle 2. No Congruent is same size and same shape Copyright 2010 From Teacher To Parent Page 15 of 15

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