Mrs. Gardner's Homeroom

Room 103 Week of Oct 3rd

What we are learning

Math

Students are learning to solve multiplication comparison problems. You can click on the link below to view a video explaining comparison models with multiplication.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuD7OUmY3Hk

We have been using singapore (bar models) to solve these problems.


They will also begin learning about factors and multiples.

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Reading

This week students will be learning to compare the themes and pattern of events between different stories. We are going be reading various versions of Cinderella and comparing them. The students are also reading a leveled book in Guided Reading. The assignments that students complete throughout the week are on their Daily 5 Menu for the week in keynote.
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Social Studies

Students will begin learning about Native American tribes in North Carolina.

Classroom Volunteers

Now that we have established a routine within the classroom I plan to contact those of you who noted that they would be available to volunteer. I will be contacting you in the next week.

Field Trip

We will be taking a field trip to Old Salem on Friday November 18th. If you did not receive the form I have linked it below with all the information. We need to have permission forms in money returned by OCTOBER 14th at the latest. The cost per ticket is raised after this date. If you filled out a background check form at open house you do not need to fill out another.
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SOCKTOBER

4th grade is going to be participating in SOCKTOBER this year! Our goal is to have 700 pairs of socks donated this month. They will be donated to a nearby shelter. How can you help? Send in new socks (any size)!

Upcoming Dates

Oct 3rd Chick Fil-A Night

Week of Oct 3rd Book Fair

Laptops

Please remind your child to charge their laptops fully at night.
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