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200 Tetrick Road, Shinnston, WV 26531   |   (304)-326-7280   |   Fax: (304)-326-7293

*Mrs. Wilson's

Class is wickedly smart!*

 *Student of the month: Anna Rogers

  

SUMMER READING REWARDS PROGRAM MEDALISTS!!! GOOD JOB GUYS, YOU MADE OUR CLASS PROUD!!! 

 

Welcome to 4th Grade

"Follow The Yellow Brick Road to Knowledge!"

 

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 
 
 

 

stomach Canada memory element
mystery scienec remember forget
suppose iron gravel difficult
fortune giant architect normal
notify privilege cement yesterday

 *Bonus Words:  ridiculous, syllable, magnificent, asparagus, cinnamon

 
 
Math
 
 
 
 

  - Students will be finishing up median, mode, range and mean, while also reviewing data from graphs.  They will be moving on after "Spring Break" to measurement.

 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  
 
 
 

- The students will be introduced to prepositions.  

***There is a QUIZ every Friday!!***

 
 
 SocialStudies 
 
 
 
 

-  Students will continue with Chapter 6, English Colonies -   working in cooperative groups, making "think-see" posters, conducting research on computers and presenting mini teaching lessons to the class as a whole.  

Reading 

 
*Main Skill -* Drawing Conclusions/Similes & Metaphors
 
The Students will finish reading the short novel "Fantastic Mr. Fox"  (Literature Circles)
 
 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 continue on Chapter 7, Changes to Earth Surfaces - landforms (created with clay), fossil search in soil/dirt, and if time permits, a volcanic eruption.  *  They will also use classroom computers here and there to research. 

- Students will continue with Chapter 4 "Fitness and Activity - Students have also started a "Dance-a-thon" every morning for 10 minutes to get their hearts moving and blood flowing!! :)

 

 

 

 

"If I only had a brain, I'd remember these important dates:" ~  Scarecrow

4/17/14 - ISE Day

4/18/14 - NO SCHOOL

4/21/14 -NO SCHOOL

5/9/14 - Fourth Grade Field Trip

5/13/14 - Election Day

ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

 "Be courageous and follow the rules!" ~ Lion

 

 *****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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