Grade 4

Quarter 4 Week 5, 2016
15 May-19 May 2016
Unit 6– WHERE WE ARE IN PLACE AND TIME– UOI
Central Idea: Discoveries may cause advances to civilizations over time.
Key Concepts:
Function, Perspective, Causation
Related concepts:
Democracy, Exploration, Ancient Civilizations
Lines of Inquiry:
 Civilizations throughout history have had different forms of government (Function)
 Various eras in local history and regional history have had changes (Causation)
 Ways to find out about the past (Perspective)
Attitudes: Independence, Tolerance, Respect Learner Profiles: Knowledgeable, Communicators
English

Math

Reading: Shared: Seeker of Knowledge
Grammar: Adverbs that compare
Vocabulary: Word Structure
Comprehension: Expository texts linked to the UOI.
Review of Basic Fraction Concepts (7.1)
Fractions of Sets (7.2)
Pattern Blocks (7.4)

Science /
Social
Studies

Begin Unit Of Inquiry: WHERE WE ARE IN PLACE AND TIME
Finding out
Central idea, key concepts and Lines of inquiry (Please check the top
of this page for this information)
Compare Ancient to modern day civilizations

Homework

Online reading resources – www.tumblebooks.com Username: ens
password: books

Parent Note: Please have students bring in gold
or metallic spray paint and white card stock
(or thick art paper) to complete their art
assignment this week and a bottle of black shoe
polish for their final art/UOI summative task.

WORDS
culture
ancient
modern
structures
transportation
arts
writing
advance
time
discovery

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MONDAY

TUESDAY

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Use this space to do the working out / drawing of the problem, to help you
find the solution to the above questions.

Q4W5 UOI Homework: TUNING IN - Unit 6: Ancient Civilization

1. Explain what you understand by the Key concepts for the unit:
Function (how does it work?): ________________________________________________
Perspective (What are your points of view?): _____________________________________
Change (how is it changing?) __________________________________________________
2. Watch the video on this link. https://youtu.be/iZ1qP9Qo97g
On the left side in boxes 1-3, discuss what the old man shared about. On the right side (boxes
a-c) write your own opinions about each of the things discussed by the old man.
This homework is to get you ready for your summative task where you will be asked to conduct
an interview and write a report (2-3 pages) about what you found out from your interview.
What the old man experienced then
1 What he did to earn money. What was the
selling price at that time?

What your opinions are
A

2 Where did he go to sell his dates? How long did
it take him to get to the main towns?

B

3 What does the old man think about well-being
and health in the old days and now?

C

What questions might you ask someone who lived in the
U.A.E 30 or more decades ago? Please write 6 different
questions in the boxes below.

Who might you interview?
___________________________________________________________________
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