News from 4th Grade Team

Mrs. Carreon * Mrs. Kolodziej * Mr. Riggs *Mrs. Connary

NO SCHOOL MONDAY, MAY 30TH

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4TH GRADE PLAY WAS AWESOME!

The students worked so hard and did such an AMAZING JOB that we couldn't be prouder. Their excitement to perform for you was infectious. Thank you for being such a great audience and for all your support in making this years play a huge success
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THERE WILL NO LONGER BE AFTER SCHOOL MATH TUTORING FOR REMAINDER OF THE YEAR

ALL LIBRARY BOOKS ARE OVERDUE.

Please return any library books as soon as possible.
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS

Our 4th grade concession stand was a HUGE success! We thank all of you for your donations and support!

CHALK WALK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Please consider helping for our wonderful chalk walk event on May 26th. Each class will need 3 to 4 volunteers for this event. Please let your child's teacher know if you are able to help on this day and we thank you in advance.

THANK YOU to all our wonderful parent volunteers who have already signed up to help!

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Dreambox Expectations

Dreambox is assigned regularly as homework. Students are recommended to complete 5 lessons per week for maximum growth. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Kolodziej or Mrs. Connary.

This Week's Learning

Math: Review of measurement standards for Chapter Test.

Language Arts: Students will determine the theme of the text by referring to details and examples in a text when drawing inferences. They will summarize the text and compare and contrast the point of view from which the story The Power of Water is narrated.

Grammar/Writing: Handwriting/cursive writing and practice of 3 genresof writing (informative, narrative, opinion.)

Read Aloud: Esperanza Rising

Science: Create a catapult to launch an army man.

Daily Schedule

MONDAY-THURSDAY

8:45-8:55 Morning School Meeting/Class News

8:55-9:25 Independent Reading/Reading Conferences

9:25-9:40 Vocabulary Review

9:40-10:50 Guided Reading

10:50-11:05 Recess

11:05-12:00 Rotation #1: Math/Science and Social Studies/Writing

12:00-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:35 Rotation #1 continuation (1:10-1:35 P.E.)

1:35-3:10 Rotation #2: Math/Science and Social Studies/Writing (1:35-2:00 P.E.)

3:10-3:15 Clean Up and Dismissal

3:15 Dismissal


TUESDAY:

8:55-9:35 Kolodziej/Connary classes to art/music

9:35-10:15 Kolodziej/Connary classes to art/music

10:15-10:50 Carreon/Riggs classes to art/music

10:50-11:45 Carreon/Riggs classes to art/music


FRIDAY/MINIMUM DAYS:

8:45-8:55 Morning School Meeting/Class News

8:55-9:25 Independent Reading/Reading Conferences

9:25-9:40 Vocabulary Review

9:40-10:50 Guided Reading

10:50-11:05 Recess

11:05-12:00 Rotation #1: Math/Science and Social Studies/Writing

12:00-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:45 Rotation #2: Math/Science and Social Studies/Writing

1:45 Dismissal

Music & Art Corner

Our music/art schedule is as follows:
  • 8:55-10:10 Mrs. Kolodziej and Mrs. Connary to music (40 min.) and art (40 min.)
  • 10:10-11:45 Mrs. Carreon and Mr. Riggs to music (40 min.) and art (40 min.)
  • {recess 10:50-11:10}
  • Upcoming Events

    May 16-20: 6th Grade Camp

    May 17: DAC/DELAC @ 12:00 (district)

    May 17: PTA General Meeting @ 7:00

    May 18: GLEE Club @ 12:15

    May 23-28: Staff Appreciation Week

    May 25: Day of the Teacher

    May 25: GLEE Club @ 12:15

    May 26: Chalk Walk

    May 26: Music Showcase @ 6:30

    May 27: Awards Assembly @ 10:00

    May 30: NO SCHOOL! Memorial Day

    June 1: Volunteer Tea @ 6:30

    June 2: School Picnic/Yearbook Signing/6th Grade Softball Game

    June 3: 6th Grade Promotion @ 9:00

    June 3: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! MINIMUM DAY

    4th Grade Teachers

    Mrs. Carreon : Room 304: Writing/Social Studies

    Mrs. Kolodziej: Room 305: Math/Science

    Mr. Riggs: Room 306: Wiritng/Social Studies

    Mrs. Connary: Room 503: Math/Science

    HOW TO CONTACT US

    Any questions or concerns? You may contact teachers directly at:

    moki.carreon@cvesd.org

    jessica.kolodziej@cvesd.org

    zachary.riggs@cvesd.org

    windi.connary@cvesd.org

    4TH GRADE BENCHMARKS

    Achieve 3000:


    • 740 Lexile by the end of the year

    Fluency:


    • 120 words per minute


    Typing:


    • 20 words per minute


    AR Level:


    • 4.5-5.0 range


    Writing:


    • Narrative-write 3 to 5 paragraph essay
    • Opinion-write 3 to 5 paragraph essay
    • Informative-write 3 to 5 paragraph essay


    Mathematics:

    • 75% or higher average in all math quizzes/tests
    • Complete all 8 math fluency tests

    Keyboarding Skills Practice

    Your child has been set up with an account with typingweb.com. Please log in and have them practice keyboarding skills throughout the week.

    http://www.typingweb.com

    GATE Resources

    Below are some online resources for gifted learners and parents (Gifted And Talented Education).
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