Mrs. Chesworth's 4th grade class

Room 221

Harcourt Journeys

Spelling Words for the week:

1. unused 2. unplanned 3. uneven 4. refresh 5. distrust 6. rebuild

7. dislike 8. rewind 9. restart 10. replace 11. untrue 12. uncover

13. unpaid 14. unload 15. untidy 16. redo 17. recall 18. discolor

19. disorder 20. displease.

Target Skill:

Story Structure: Students explain the elements that make up the story: characters, a setting, and a plot, or series of events.


Myths: Imaginative stories that show what a group of people in the past believed. Students look for:

-larger than life characters

-events that cannot happen in real life.


Prepositions: A preposition shows the connection between words in a sentence. Some prepositions describe time, such as before, after, or during. Others describe place such as over, in, on, above, or below

Prepositional Phrase: A prepositional phrase begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or a pronoun. Both these words and all the words between them make up a prepositional phrase.

ex. The girls have been best friends for a long time.

Eureka! Math

We have started our new module 5 Fraction unit! Please see below for some videos to help reinforce what we are learning in school.

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Important Dates

3/15: Report Cards go home!!

3/18: Dragon Dance!!!!

3/21: Rock Your Socks Day!! Wear your mismatched socks to support World Down Syndrome Day.

3/23: Awards Ceremony at 12:00. I will contact you if your child has earned an award:)

3/23: Referendum

3/25-4/1: Spring Break!! Enjoy:)


Our Land and water unit will be starting next week. Look for all the details of our lessons as we move into this fun, hands-on Science unit.

We continue to work on building our birdhouses. We have surveyed the land to find the right habitat for the birds we picked. Students are working extremely hard and doing a great job.