The Fourth Grade 4-1-1
Week of April 4, 2016
The teachers say...
April 8 - Unit 18 spelling test
April 11 - Homework folders go home
April 12 - Topic 11 math test
Spelling/Writing: Lesson 18 (prefixes re-, un-, and dis-) The test will be this Friday.
English: We are going cross-curricular in English and are creating bibliographies for the science ocean animal reports. Also, we will delve into the world of prepositions and prepositional phrases.
Science: Students are finishing their rough drafts of their research projects. Instructions will come home this week that will explain how to put together the final copy, due April 19th. 4S will finally get their turn at robotics beginning next week.
Reading: We are beginning the novel Island of the Blue Dolphins this week. This is a Newberry award winning novel of historical fiction about a Native American girl living on one of the Channel Islands.
Social Studies: This week were are reviewing important events during the 1850s and playing a Gold Rush simulation dice game!
Outside Reading Logs
First some programming...
then let it go! Students created a robot that would stop on red, slow on yellow, go on green and cheer at the end of the course.