News from 4th Grade

Week of 2/12 - 2/17

News at a glace

  • Lingle as a whole has been overcoming many illnesses. In an effort to reduce germs, we have been using Chlorox wipes frequently! A donation of wipes to our classroom would be greatly appreciated!
  • There is no school this Monday, February 20th.
  • The end of the 2nd trimester is March 1st. The reading goal project is also due this day.

What we're learning this week...

Reading: Journey's

This week we’ll ask the question “How do people from different cultures contribute to American history?” In the biography Sacagawea, students will read about an indispensable member of the Lewis and Clark expedition. And Native American Nature Poetry will give students a glimpse into the relationship between Native Americans and the natural world.


This week's...

  • Target Vocabulary: territory, accompany, proposed, interpreter, duty, supplies, route, corps, clumsy, landmark
  • Vocabulary Strategy: Shades of meaning
  • Comprehension Skill: Main ideas and details—understand and identify the most important ideas and information that supports them
  • Comprehension Strategy: Visualize— create a mental picture from clues in the text
  • Writing Focus: Opinion Writing

Math

Geometry

  • This week will we being learning the different types of triangles (scalene, acute, equilateral, right) and then move onto quadrilaterals.
Fluency

  • This week's fluency quiz will be for division facts 0-10. Our quiz will be on Tuesday.
Homework

  • A homework sheet will go home TODAY with homework for the entire week. It will be a review of skills.

President Biographies

This week we have been researching a president for our biography project. The students used the internet to search for their presidents childhood, presidency accomplishments, cause of death, fun facts, etc. Next week we will use this information to compose an information paragraph about our presidents and present them to the class.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

When are conferences?

Tuesday, March 9th: 5:00-8:00pm

Monday, March 13th: 12:00-3:00pm, and 5:00-8:00pm

How do I sign up?

To choose your 15-minute time slot, enter this link in your internet browser:

http://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Lingle_Avenue_Elementary_School


or


follow the link from the PASD Lingle Webpage


**Please remember due to time constraints, only one conference per child can be scheduled.

Mrs. LeBlanc

Please feel free to email me or call me through the school with any questions or concerns!