Lanham Lowdown

4th Grade News

October 16, 2015

Important Dates

School Store

Tuesday, October 20th

Cookie Dough Pick Up

Wednesday, October 21st 4:30-6:30 @ Mackeben Elementary

Next Spelling Test

THURSDAY, October 29th

Fall Party

Friday, October 30th

Art to Remember Orders Due

Friday, October 30th

Picture Retake Day

Thursday, November 12th


Today we teamed up with Mrs. Price's class to learn all about Kidblog and its features. Everyone had the chance to blog about the Global Read Aloud Fish in a Tree! We had great time working together and connecting about the story we have been reading.

ART to Remember

Students will be receiving their art to remember orders next week. Those will be due on Friday, October 30th. If you should have any questions, you can contact Mrs. Davis at or call 847-659-3811

School Store is Opening

The school store is opening on Tuesday, October 20th and will continue each Tuesday after. Students will have a weekly limit of $3 to spend during their lunch/recess time. All money raised will go toward purchasing items needed at Conley. Last year the school store funded new ebooks.


This week 4th grade reviewed the lines and spaces of the treble clef staff. See if your child remembers the other name for the treble clef! What word do the treble clef spaces spell?

We are looking for help cutting and counting box tops to meet our November 1st submission date. If you can help please email Mrs. Crowe at


This week in math we learned all about multiplication including factors, multiples, prime, and composite numbers. We also are continuing to work hard to memorize our multiplication facts.


This week students shared their animal adaptation projects. I was impressed with the thoughtful questions the students had for their classmates!


This week we continued reading Letters Home from Yosemite and working on identifying main idea and details in a text. We also wrote personal narrative stories, which we will be revising next week.