# Our Week in 4th Grade

## Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday, Feb. 11th @ 3-8 and Friday, Feb. 12th @ 11-4. Please log-in to Skyward and sign-up for a day and time if you have not already done so. Please contact your child's homeroom teacher if you have any questions.

## This Week in Math

Unit 3: Fractions and Measurement

Students will continue to work on fraction equivalence. They will model it on a number line and use it to compare and order fractions. Students will begin working on their Real World Experience. They will be tasked with creating their own barn quilt design. Please continue to have your child practice their math facts every night.

IXL Topics:

Topic Q: Fraction Equivalence and Ordering

Q.1 Fractions Review

Q.4 Find equivalent fractions using area models

Q.13 Compare fractions with like numerators or denominators using models

Q.15 Compare fractions using models

Q.22 Convert between improper fractions and mixed numbers

Learn Zillion Videos:

Recognize equivalent fractions using area models https://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/9049-recognize-equivalent-fractions-using-area-models

Compare fractions using the benchmark fraction 1/2 https://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/8881

Compare fractions with different numerators and denominators using a number line

https://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/8954

## This Week in Writing

Unit 4: Informational Writing

Students will continue to learn about Informational Writing and start composing different chapters in their book. Students will learn about nonfiction text features and how to incorporate these into their writing. The students are very excited about this unit and have learned so much already about what the city has to offer. Ask your child about the topics they have chosen to research.

Unit 4: Communities Adapt to their Environment

## Daily Homework

Math: practice facts for 10 minutes, practice with Xtra Math, IXL and Prodigy

## Important Dates

Monday, Feb. 8th: PTO Meeting @ 6:30 in the LRC

Thursday, Feb. 11th: Early Dismissal @ 11:40, Parent/Teacher Conferences @ 3-8

Friday, Feb. 12th: Parent/Teacher Conferences @ 11-4