*The Scientist Biography and Research are due next Monday, February 5th. See due dates in Science packet.
*Spirit Day Assembly on Friday, February 2, at 8:15 AM
*In Spalding, we will enter List 20 and be tested on List 19.
*In Language, we will complete Grammar lessons 66, 67, and 68 (with more lessons on the comma).
*In Writing, we will write essays comparing and contrasting two poems.
*In Reading, we will focus on Author's Purpose and Main Idea/Supporting Details. We will also continue reading and discussing vocabulary and literary elements through our Book Studies.
*In Math, we will have lessons on similar and congruent figures, millimeters, and word problems about fraction of a group (Lessons 66, 69, and 70). On Thursday, there will be Study Guides 13A in preparation for the Saxon and Galileo tests on Friday (13B).
*In Science, there is a presentation in Ms. Magnusen's room to help students with their Rough Drafts and Graphs/Charts/Tables (for showing data in their projects). Also during the week we will be learning about Measuring Units and States of Matter.
In Social Studies, we will be focusing on Unit 2, Lesson 2 this week.
*The Scientist Biography and Research are due next Monday, February 5th. Please see the due dates inside the Science Project packet to help you keep up with each step of the Science Project.
*Spirit Day Assembly is this coming Friday, February 2nd, at 8:15 AM on the basketball court.
*In Spalding, students will enter List 20 and be tested on List 19.
*In Language, we will complete Grammar Lessons 66, 67, and 68 (with emphasis and lessons on the comma).
*In Writing, students will write essays comparing and contrasting two poems.
*In Reading, we will focus on Author's Purpose and Main Idea/Supporting Details. We will also continue reading and discussing vocabulary and elements of literature in our Book Studies.
*In Math, we will complete Lesson 66 (similar and congruent figures), Lesson 69 (millimeters), and Lesson 70 (Word problems about fraction of a group). On Thursday there will be Study Guides (13A) to prepare for Friday Tests 13B - Saxon and Galileo tests.
*In Science, on Monday there is a lesson and demonstration of the Rough Draft and Graphs/Tables for help with the Science Project. During the week we will also be studying Measuring Units and States of Matter.
*In Social Studies, we are in Unit 2, Lesson 2 this week
-There is no school Monday the 15th.
-Please be sure to have students be looking through their science fair projects to come up with a problem.
-Spirit day is on Friday, students may wear spirit shirts, and we will have an assemble at 8:15
- Name number and date must be on every paper turned in.
-Please be sure to notify your teacher by Sunday night if your child is going to attend that weeks tutoring.
-We need more volunteers to help grade. If you are able to please reach out to your teacher to volunteer and get your hours in for the month.
Spalding- We will be entering list 18 and testing on week 17 words
Language Arts- We will go through capital letters, parts of speech suffixes (ion, ity, ous, and ful ), and we will go over onomatopeias. We will also go through Grammar lessons 61-64. For writing we will continue with out theme essay
Reading- We will read Message by the Mile and go over main idea and supporting details. We will have an assessment that the students can use their books for as well.
Math- Along with our timed tests we will cover lessons 61-63 in Saxon.
Science- We will review observation and inference, and introduce the scientific method to students. We will also get together as an entire 4th grade and go over pages 11-12 in our science fair packet in detail again so they have more opportunity to hear how to do the project.
Social Studies- We will read about timelines and then get into unit 2 lesson 1 Spanish in North America.
Grammar - Students will be practicing comma usage and appositives. Grammar Test 11 will be given on Wednesday the 10th.
Writing - Students will be working on theme essay using the text 'Fires of Pele' that we read in class before winter break. Teacher will model using text from 'Sylvester and the Magic Pebble'.
Reading - We will be going over the Scientific Method project for Quarter 3 grade in both science and reading. We will also review criteria for the Reading Log for Q3 and the poem for Q3. Students will read the following texts: 'Value of Little Things' and 'Blackfoot Story'. Students will be studying themes in literature. Study guide will be given on Thursday and test on Friday for themes and summarizing skills. Individual classes will begin new book studies.
Math - Students will work on Investigation 6 which is Displaying Data Using Graphs. Study guide 11A will be given on Tuesday and test 11B will be on Wednesday. On Friday, a benchmark will be given to the students to assess their progress thus far in 4th grade.
Science - Students will be introduced to the scientific method and will read over a sample project 'drip dry'.
Social Studies - Students will be given Unit 1 study guide and test will be given on Wednesday.
This will be a quick week back with a half day on Friday and an all day field trip on Thursday.