Fourth Grade News

For the week of November 16, 2015

This week's focus

Reading - Monitoring for meaning (talking deeply about a text) and continuing to build stamina

*I think....

* I wonder....

*What makes you think that?...


Writing - completing personal narratives


Math - using a tape diagram to solve multi-step word problems and continuing to practice fact

fluency (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)


Science - soil and erosion


Social studies - land and agriculture of the northeast region

Spelling words of the week

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Fun in School!

Thanksgiving Lunch

If you are able to bring in desserts to add to our Thanksgiving lunch on Monday November 22, please let me know through an email or drop a note in your child's agenda book.

Parent/teacher conferences

Don't forget to register for parent/teacher conferences. You can call the school office or email me to set a time. The times are Thursday, December 3 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm and Friday, December 4 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.

Important dates

Tuesday - after school math help from 2:30 to 3:00


Friday - spelling test


Book club meets on Thursday, December 3 from 2:30 to 3:30. Make sure you have read the book by then. Can't wait for another fun and exciting meeting!!