4th Grade Newsletter

Mon., October 19, 2020 - Fri., October 30, 2020

On-Track Calendar

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Teacher's Corner

Shout Outs

"Welcome to our new class members, Hailey B. and Hannah B. We are excited for you to join our homeroom." -Mrs. Hopkins

"I am so thankful and proud of ALL of my students, but I want to give a shout out to Miko, Cesar and Cy. You three have answered questions, read and helped explain things during class, and I appreciate you." - Mrs. Reeves


Important Upcoming Dates

  • October 19 - First Day of the 2nd Quarter & No Live Classes
  • October 20-26 - Window for Interim Assessment #1
  • Week of November 2 - Parent-Teacher Conferences (more information to come)

Grading Category Weights

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Course Information


In ELA, we will finish up Unit 4. Students will locate the main idea and key supporting details in a passage. They will be able to describe how key details support the main idea in a passage. We will also work on summarizing a story or text using events or plots.

We will begin ELA Unit 5, November 2 which is over the book "Pax". Feel free to have your 4th grader start reading that book now. There will be specific chapters assigned to read each day and for some readers, it can be overwhelming.

Please have your student read at least 20 minutes everyday.


We will spend the next two weeks finished Math Unit 5 over fractions. Our goal is that students develop a deep and flexible conceptual understanding of addition and subtraction of fractions by modeling these operations using a variety of representations (i.e., fraction strips, fraction circles or bars, number lines, pictures), and develop the ability to communicate mathematically by explaining their models of fraction addition and subtraction, using appropriate vocabulary.

Please have your student practice their multiplication facts everyday.

Continue Multiplication Practice

It is vital for our fourth graders to know how to multiply. Division, fractions, perimeter, area, etc. are all built off of multiplication. There are many strategies out there to support your fourth grader in mastering this skill. 4th graders are expected to know multiplication facts between 0-12. This means they know from 0 x 0=0 all the way to 12x12=144.

Spend 20 minutes each school day working on multiplication facts this school year.

Multiplication Strategy- Double, Double

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