A Peek at 4th Grade

2018-2019

Welcome Parents and Friends.

We are a community of 4th grade teachers here to help and encourage your child to grow and be challenged. Please feel free to contact your teacher.


Ms. Day

Ms. Hoyle

Mrs. Lille

Mr. Purcell

Personal Learning (PL) is what we do.

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Classroom Management

We are using the 6 Keys:

1. Safety

2. Success

3. Love & Belonging

4. Freedom & Independence

5. Valued Purpose

6. Fun & Enjoyment

Important Dates to Remember

Map Testing: Sept. 20 - Sept.26

Curriculum Night: Sept. 24 starting at 6:00 pm

Midquarter Reports Go Home: Sept. 26

"Showdown at Resource Ranch" presentation: Oct. 4, 8:00-8:25

Fall Picture Day: Friday, October 19

Raleigh Trip: TBA

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MATH

What students will be studying in September - October: 4.OA.4, 4NBT.5, 4.OA.1 & 4.OA.3


  • Line Plots, Bar Graphs, Frequency tables
  • Factors & Multiples
  • Prime & Composite
  • Multiplication 2 digit by 1 digit, 3 digit by 1 digit, and 4 digit by 1 digit


What you can do to help your child: Practice multiplication facts up to 12 x 12, ask your child to bring home their math playlist or notebooks to see if they are taking proper notes on what they are learning...

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Literacy

Balanced Literacy is the framework for literacy we use: Reading, Independent reading, word study, small groups, shared reading and writing.


RL 4.1 Making inferences using text evidence

RL 4.2 Determine the theme of a story, drama or poem and be able to summarize.

RL 4.3 Describe in depth a character setting or event in a story or drama, using details from the text (thoughts words or actions).

RL 4.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text


What you can do to help your child: Provide a time and quiet place for your child to read after school. Children at this age should be able to read about 30 min. or more.

Science & Social Studies

Science & Social Studies will alternate weekly within each quarter.


Science: 1st. quarter: Nutrition


Social Studies: North Carolina (Geography & History)