Ms. Kildal's School Scoop

Dec. 1-4, 2015

Here's what's happening in 4th grade this week...

Reading

Story/Genre: Nonfiction texts and winter poetry

Comprehension Skills: compare and contrast, main idea, supporting details

Vocabulary Strategy: irregular plural nouns

Writing: using a graphic organizer to collect facts


Spelling Words:

Regular List

videos teeth potatoes themselves lives leaves cliffs roofs

halves moose radios sheep cuffs beliefs patios banjos

tornadoes tomatoes hoofs loaves

Challenge Words (optional): portfolios embargoes handkerchiefs calves lassoes

Mixed List

radios sheep cuffs beliefs patios banjos tornadoes tomatoes hoofs loaves arguable argument unnamed unnecessary inconvenient misplaced unsuccessful unidentified government transcontinental


Math

Unit 4: Decimals & Measurement

Skills Focus: reading and writing decimal numbers, place value, adding and subtracting decimals

IXL Skills: Third Grade Level: AA.2-9 skills

iPads: Using Moodle and Notability to complete class assignments.


Science/Social Studies: Southeast Region of the U.S.


Other New & Events:

Winter Poetry Performance-Kids have selected one or two winter poems to memorize and perform for parents. They can access their poem by going into my Moodle site and then practice their poem(s) at home. The performance for parents will be on Jan. 13 at 3:00 and will last about 30 minutes.