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Welcome to 4th Grade

Weekly Lesson News 

Have a great year in 4th grade !

Be sure to check your child's grades every Monday on LIVEGRADES!

Nightly homework: Read for at least 20 minutes!

 

 
  
Spelling 
 
 

 

sweet each three least
freedom below throat float
foam flown greet season
croak shallow eage indeed
rainbow grown seaweed hollow

 *Bonus Words:   Halloween, speedometer. underneath, seacoast, cocoa

 
 
Math
 
 
 
 

The students will begin Topic 2 - Adding and Subtracting numbers, as well as solving story (word) problems.  

Different centers they will have this week and throughout the year (only some are mentioned)... problem solving flashcard game, word problems, multiplication war, reteach worksheets, multiplication/division board games of their choice, around the world, computer reinforcement, peer tutoring, etc.

*Be working on multiplication and division facts at home all year long!!

 English  
 
 
 

 Students are integrating their English with writing, picking out nouns, adjectives, etc as they write. 

 
 
 SocialStudies 
 
 
 
 

Students will continue working on maps, researching and presenting their findings.  

- Highlight economic system: banks, interest, supply, and demand

Reading 

 
*Main Skill - Context Clues* 
 
The Students are reading "Mr. Popper's Penguins"
 
 THE VOCAB WILL BE DISCUSSED DAILY AS THEY COME ACROSS WORDS THEY DON'T KNOW IN THEIR NOVELS.
 
The reading test is EVERY Friday!
 
Vocabulary terms for this week: 
 

 

   
   
   
 

 

 

 

 

 Science 

 Health

- Students will be taking a test on WEDNESDAY!! 

*We will continuoulsy be checking our Bread Experiment and chart results for our "experiment plan."

- We will also begin the Egg experiment, to be observed over the next week.

The students write up a lab report for each experiment done in the classroom.  

- Physical Education; Chapter 1 continued....

 

 

 

 

"Take the bait and remember these important dates!"

9/12 - Progress Report

9/23 - 2 Hour Early Dismissal

10/13 - ISE DAY/Parent Teacher Conferences

 

 

 *****Parents-Please check your child's homework folder on a daily basis. Please make sure that when you are signing your child's agenda that they DO have their homework completed and they have studied for a quiz/test. Your signature assures me that your child is ready!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

 
Sites to try:  

enchantedlearning.com 

ezschool.com     factmonster.com  gamequarium.com
coolmath4kids.com getsmarter.org    brainpop.com
 

 

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