4/5 Update

September 15th

Announcements

  • If you attended Open House, please consider filling out our Open House survey here!
  • If you are interested in knowing what a day in the life of your student looks like, please watch this video.
  • Study Time is up and running! It will take place from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays in 4/5. Teachers will will walk students to parent pick up and after school afterwards.

  • Progress Reports will be coming home next Wednesday, September 20th.

  • Art Club is beginning! It will take place on Fridays from 2:30-3:15 in the art room with Mr. Marren.

Important Dates

Tuesday, Sept. 19th- A help session for Mr. Roberts' All State Chorus will take place on Tuesday from 2:30-3:15 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 20th - Early Release 11:45 a.m. and ⅘ Wacky Wednesday

Supporting Your Student

Click on the following quick video to learn about 4/5's approach to "homework".


Reading:
Read a “just right” text for a total of 150 minutes per week.
For questions you can ask your student as they read their book, click here.

Math:
We use the student's math packets and goal trackers every day at school. Please make sure these remain in the student's take home folder.

Both 4th and 5th math are working in Unit 1 of our curriculum. To find out more about the 4th grade Unit 1 click here. For 5th grade, click here.

This year, P.K. teachers are implementing a new version of our math curriculum, Investigations 3. All 4th grade students are invited to participate in an evaluation study. Please read this attached letter and ask any questions you have to your students math teacher before agreeing for your child to be in the study.

Science:
Optional Home Investigations will be coming home later in your student's science unit. They can also be found here.

Writing:
Have your child read their chosen draft out loud to you in their Unit 2 Draft Document or Unit 2 Published Piece document.

Check out this quick video describing the content covered in Unit 2 and how to support your writer at home.

Specials

(9/18-9/22, excluding Wed.)

Lanier/ Montgomery: P.E., Music, Art, P.E.

Flake/ Geiger: Art, P.E., Music, Art

Palmer/ Poole: Music, Art, P.E., Music

TEACHER CONTACT INFORMATION

Mrs. Cooke: ecooke@pky.ufl.edu

Mrs. Geiger: mgeiger@pky.ufl.edu

Mrs. Lanier: mlanier@pky.ufl.edu

Mrs. Montgomery: smontgomery@pky.ufl.edu

Mrs. Palmer: tpalmer@pky.ufl.edu

Mr. Poole: mpoole@pky.ufl.edu