-Please remember to check the newsletter weekly, and check the website for possible answers to questions you may have regarding assignments or projects.
-Reminders: The poem recitations are due on Thursday and Friday of this week (the 28th and 29th) and the book report is due on Friday, the 29th.
-Tutoring: 4th Grade tutoring is now underway (by invitation). If your child has scheduled tutoring with Mr. Ho, Miss Magnusen, Mrs. Johnston, and/or Ms. Loreto, please remember to notify them as to whether or not your child is attending that week.
Academic Focus This Week:
-Spalding - We will enter List 6 and be tested on List 5. We will complete phonogram review and syllabication.
-Language/Writing - We will review and practice alphabetizing, learn about verb tenses, adverbs, suffixes -ly, -ion, -on, and -ance, and will practice using quotation marks. Additionally, we will be working on the structure of an essay.
-Reading - We will continue to study and practice reading strategies and mental actions, focusing this week on making inferences. We will be reading a Greek Myth and continuing with our book studies.
-Math - We will continue working with shapes, radius, and diameter, and will do lessons in naming fractions, line segments, rays, angles, and will learn about inverse operations. We do daily math facts drills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division (depending on the day). Any that students miss are to be taken home that evening for homework.
-Science - We will continue our study on Animal Adaptations (Body Parts and Behavior this week).
-Social Studies - We are still practicing various map skills. This week we will concentrate on a Weather Map, a Climate Map, and a News Map.