Fourth Grade News

September 2018

Meet the Team

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Student of the Month: Self-Control



Key Vocabulary

  • place value
  • comparison
  • algorithm
  • round
  • whole number
  • sum
  • difference


  • NBT.1- understand place value
  • NBT.2- read, write, and compare multi-digit whole numbers
  • NBT.3- round multi-digit whole numbers
  • NBT.4- fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm
  • OA.3- solve multi-step word problems with the four operations


  • homework will be sent home each Tuesday and Thursday. Please return homework the following day.
  • Underwood Math Newsletter will be sent home Monday of each week

Helpful Hints

For helpful hints and explanations of fourth grade mathematics, the following website details every item discussed in fourth grade mathematics. It also includes a Parent Newsletter which explains what each concept means. Click on "Fourth Grade" and the information will appear.

Reading & ELA

Key Vocabulary

  • narrator
  • first-person
  • third-person
  • point of view
  • dialogue
  • figurative language


  • Read for at least 20 minutes daily
  • Fill out reading log question for the day (these are based on Pride Time books)

Social Studies

We are currently studying the American Revolution.

Key Vocabulary

  • revolution
  • boycott
  • George Washington
  • King George II
  • French and Indian War
  • Cause/ Effect
  • Taxation without Representation
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord


Students are taking a trip through outer space and are currently studying each planet in our solar system.

Key Vocabulary

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune
  • Pluto
  • Sun
  • Orbit
  • Moon
  • Dwarf Planet

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