Ms. Kelley's Newsletter

Week of: September 19th-23rd

Homework:

HOMEWORK IS NOT MANDATORY, BUT ENCOURAGED AS IT REINFORCES SKILLS WE WORK ON AT SCHOOL!

Reading:
  • Log 20 minutes of reading a minimum of 4x a week


Math:


  • pgs. 83, 91, and 97
  • Need math help with the homework? Don't struggle! Check out the video below for information on homework help!
  • (I will soon be offering an online method for completing and submitting homework; details to come soon!)


Advanced Math (you will be notified if your child is in this group):


My Math Login Information through CANVAS
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(My Math Online Homework and Help)

Announcements & Reminders:

  1. The 4th grade blood drive will be held on TODAY from 2-5pm. Please come out and donate!
  2. Parent teacher conferences will be held next month. If you haven't signed up for a time, please click here to add your name to a slot.
  3. Order forms for classroom t-shirts are going out today. These shirts are useful when we go on field trips in order to keep track of students from Rountree. Orders are due Oct. 3. If assistance is needed to help cover the cost of a t-shirt, please message me so we can help you!
  4. Next Monday is Cow Organ Day for the 4th graders. Dr. Sommerfeld will be our guest speaker and allow the students to explore what organs look like up close!

What We're Learning

Math


  • Chapter 2: Addition and Subtraction
  • adding, subtracting
  • estimating
  • mental math
  • test is scheduled for next Monday


ELA:

  • Writing: introduction and drafting to narrative piece called SCENTimental Narrative, discussing the strategy RACE, as well as reviewing revising and editing skills
  • Reading: Text connections introduction, reading time procedures, testing; read aloud Because of Mr. Terupt
  • Grammar: subject and predicates in complete sentences


Inquiry:
  • Unit--Who We Are (human body)
  • Central Idea: Awareness of personal and global health issues inspires action.
  • Lines of Inquiry: impact of disease on society, myths and misunderstandings about disease, individual and society's responsibilities