Ms. Kildal's School Scoop
March 14-18, 2016
This week in fourth grade...
Reading & Writing
Story : Various research books about whales
Comprehension Skills: Writing facts in your own words, summarizing, generalizations
Vocabulary Strategy: Using Greek and Latin root words to discover the meaning of words
Writing: Whale research
Spelling Words: This week's words are whale-related!
17. Pacific Ocean
blubber mammal migration habitat salmon
krill Pacific Ocean massive marine lagoon
echolocation communication migratory vocalization
spouting decibels enormous cetaceans aquatic intelligent
*NO CHALLENGE WORDS THIS WEEK*
Unit: 7 Fractions
Skills Focus: Unit review and test this week
IXL Skills: R.7-R.11
iPads: Whale research on these websites: Brittanica, Enchanted Learning, Facts4Me
Science/Social Studies: Whale research, Northwest region
Other New & Events:
*Gator Party is on Friday! Kids may wear their pajamas as we watch the movie Mr. Popper's Penguins.
*Gleason Lake Carnival is this Friday!
*Whale Projects are due March 28. Kids may type their report at home or at school. Please remind your child to start typing by creating a document in Google Drive so that they can access it from home or at school.
*Please make sure you've signed up for your child's conference online.