The 4th Grade News
Week of March 14th, 2016
A Note from Ms. Deal
It was so wonderful to see most of you this week at Student Led Conferences. The students worked very hard to prepare and I hope you were impressed with their skills and effort. I know they loved showing you their work.
Please note that we will be going on a geometry field trip to Jinmao Tower on Tuesday March 29th. The cost of the trip is 40 RMB/student. We are still looking for at least two more parent volunteers to join us, so if you're available to come with us, we would love to have you.
Students will have P.E. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week.
Have a wonderful weekend and please let me know if you have any questions.
4th graders finished their timelines. Most students showed them to you this week.
Geometry is all around! Even in maps!
Guided Reading Groups
The 4th graders continue to enjoy books with their reading groups!
March 25th - End of Third Semester
March 29 - Field Trip to Jinmao Tower
March 30th - Last day of school before Spring Break
March 31-April 10th - Spring Break
Next week we will start discussing the different types of quadrilaterals.
Word Study: Students studied spelling patterns to help them with their vocabulary, writing and decoding skills. Please help your student remember to complete their Word Study homework each week and turn it in to me on Friday.
Writing: This week the students are focusing the writing process. The are writing a piece of their choice and being careful to follow the steps of the writing process. Most students are still at the drafting stage of their writing, but some have begun to edit. I can't wait to see their "published" work.
Next week we will begin to prepare for our upcoming debate. Students will need to argue whether all types of exploration are good for mankind (space, land, underwater, caves) and why.