News from Mrs. Priebe's 4th grade class ...
GO 'FOURTH' AND LEARN
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
The students and I rang in the New Year by celebrating our reading successes! Many students showed growth in DIBELS assessment and in AR Goals! I'm so proud!
We also took some time to reflect on last year and set goals for 2015. Each student chose one word that would guide them in the new year. Check our New Year "One Word" Resolutions out below, as well as important events and your child's homework responsibilities for this week.
IMPORTANT DATES COMING UP!
STUDENT LED - PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Soon, your child will bring home their scheduled time for conferences. (This will be the same time of your Fall conference) We understand schedules change from season to season, so we are more than willing to make changes. Please contact the school if the scheduled time will not work for you. Thank you.
Monday, February 8 - 2:00 Dismissal (4-7 Conferences)
Tuesday, February 9 - 2:00 Dismissal (4-7 Conferences)
Wednesday, February 10 - 2:00 Dismissal (No Conferences)
Thursday, February 11 - 11:30 Dismissal (1-4 Conferences)
Friday, February 12 - NO SCHOOL!
The students are doing a fantastic job completing their weekly homework. Each day the students are assigned 30 math problems in class. As the math concepts get more difficult the students might be bringing home more homework. Please assist your child with any questions they might have on their daily work.
Here are the lessons we will cover this week:
Monday - Investigation 6 - Displaying Data Using Graphs
Tuesday - Lesson 61: Remaining Fractions / Two Step Equations
Wednesday - Lesson 62: Multiplying Three or More Factors / Exponents
Thursday - Lesson 63: Exponents
Friday - Test 11
Also, please encourage a few minutes of daily math fact practice! IXL.com and XtraMath.com are fantastic websites to sharpen those skills!
Also, stay connected with the skills, strategies, and stories we are learning in our Reading Program. Click the link to login - ConnectED McGraw-Hill Reading Series
(Your child will need to login with their unique username and password)
This week our class will focus on the advances of science. We will discuss how science can sometimes be both helpful and harmful.
Weekly Concept: Feeding the World
Essential Question: In what ways can advances in science be helpful or harmful?
Grammar: Main and Helping Verbs
Comprehension Skills: Author's Point of View
Comprehension Strategy: Reread
Vocabulary Skill: Synonyms and Antonyms
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