*Explore the depths of knowledge with Mrs. Wilson!*
*Student of the month Riley Watson (October)
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!
The students will continue to practice multiplication (2 and 3 digit by 1 using the different methods:break apart, partial product and carrying. They will also be moving on to Topic 7, Division.
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!!
Students are integrating their English with writing. Also every week they will do a "Daily Four," where they correct capitalization erros, use the verb be, practice punctuation and irregular plural nouns.
Chapter 5 - Explorers. Students will research and learn different explorers and what routes they took on their expeditions. They will also be learning about technology and the advances it gave to the explorers of the world. *Hands on activity - students will make an astrolabe to see how explorers found their way around.
*Main Skill -Cause and Effect
The Students are reading "Sarah Plain and Tall"
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:
The students will be taking a take-home test for Chapter 2. They will also be moving on to Chapter 3, Adaptations. They will be making decomposition bags to hang on the windows and discussing our new pet fish. :)*We will continuoulsy be checking our Bread Experiment and chart results for our "experiment plan."
The students write up a lab report for each experiment done in the classroom.
- Physical Education; Students will continue on Chapter 2!
"Take the bait and remember these important dates!"
10/24/14 - Report Cards
10/31 - 2 Hour Early Dismissal/Halloween Party
11/4/14 - NO SCHOOL; ELECTION DAY
11/11/14 - NO SCHOOL; VETERANS DAY
11/24-11/28 Thanksgiving Break
*****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!!!!!!!!