4th Grade News!

Week of April 21-25

Words to remember...

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
Confucius

What are we learning about in math?

Unit 4 begins!

I can rewrite multiplication as repeated addition. (Review)

I can represent fractions as the sum of unit fractions using pictures. (Review)

I can represent a fraction as the sum of unit fractions using a number line. (Review)

What are we learning about in Reading?

Perseverance continues...

This week we will read about Jim Thorpe in our basal. We will discuss character traits. Students will be able to write about his characteristics and his life using evidence from the text.


per·se·ver·ance

noun: perseverance

  1. steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.


A look at the week ahead in Reading...

We are still reading Wonder as a read-aould. The story has shifted. First, we saw August's point of view. Next, we saw it through Via's eyes. Now, we have transitioned to Summer's point of view. This book is very well written and kid-friendly!


Ask your child about this book...I am sure they would love to share!

REMINDERS:

Friday, April 25th

Spring Picture Day!

Twin Day!

Spirit Wear money is due!

Thursday, May 1st and Friday, May 2nd!

Parent-Teacher conferences

&

Sipley Book Fair

Thursday, May 1st – 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday, May 2nd - 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

EVERYTHING is BUY ONE GET ONE FREE

Monday, May 5th

Musical 7:00 p.m.