The Fourth Grade 4-1-1
Week of February 8, 2016
The teachers say...
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Outside Reading Logs
4G is in charge of morning prayers this week, with 4H to follow after the break.
Feb. 9th: Science test on whales
Feb. 11th: Valentine's Day party at 11am.
Feb. 12th: Grandparents and Special Friends' Day, Mass @8:30am
Spelling/Writing: We are working on lesson 20 for spelling, VCCV patterns. The test will be Thursday, February 11th.
English: We are using our English time to learn a square dance for the CA history play. We will also learn some abbreviations.
Science: Students have been assigned research groups and will begin assigning tasks this week. We will begin research in earnest after the break. Please see the explanation sheet on the 4th grade portal of the MJS website for important details!
Reading: We are still studying Sacagawea. This will tie in nicely to our social studies curriculum!
Robotics: Beginning this week, 4G will get their turn in the robotics lab!
Social Studies: We are continuing with Westward Expansion and learning all about how and why people began moving west. This week, kids will load up their "own wagon" for the trail west!
San Juan Capistrano Field Trip: Information sheets and waivers went home in today's Monday Folders. Please sign and return the waiver by this Thursday, February 11th. Any questions--please email Ms. Gandara. firstname.lastname@example.org
Grandparents' Day 2016
Nicole Dixon & Tina Yates
Safety first-please remember!
In the lab
We used pepper to represent the krill, then used different tools to simulate a whale's baleen.
In the lab
Some of our tools for the baleen experiment...