Our Valentine’s Day celebrations scheduled for this Thursday, February 14, at lunch time. Our dear mom Vanessa Rosa has organized parents in order for them to bring different treats for the celebration. Thank you all for your support and collaboration always and make our fourth grade celebrations the best!
Also, I want to remind parents if you haven’t sent the Lps.200 and the pair of batteries (with the specific brand) assign for your child for the Science project you still have time to do it.
Here is what’s happening in fourth grade this week:
IXL: Math: Language: none
Math: We will start the week by reviewing the division concepts taught in chapter 7 to be prepared for our next quiz on Wednesday.
Reading: This week students will finish reading our class novel Because of Winn Dixie, and will work with their group on a final project showing their understanding of the novel.
Writing: Students will continue writing their research paper for their science project, and looking for research to respond their questions. They will be writing it in their own words in the their electronic templates and booklets as well. We will be using the computer lab but students should bring their own devices to work on this assignment in case we need additional time. We will also finishing with our poetry studying different types of poetry.
Spelling: The focus of this week’s words will be important vocabulary words from our class novel Because of Winn Dixie along with our new Science unit about Energy. Each week the students will receive their words and phonics lesson on MONDAY, they then have the rest of the week to complete their homework, which will be due Friday morning. This week we will introduce students to the “Spelling Menu,” a list of practice activities from which they choose 2 to complete throughout the week. Students must have one assignment completed on Wednesday to show to the teacher, but the rest of the activities are due Friday morning. Students may continue using the website Spelling City, http://www.spellingcity.com/kraudales, which includes several free games students can use to practice their spelling words (or even take a practice test!). This can be accessed from home, and is completely free! Feel free to check it out! their spelling homework and prepare for their quiz on THURSDAY.
Science: The students will begin their investigation of electricity by defining energy and identifying different types that exist. They also will learn about kinetic and potential energy.
Have a lovely week!