Ms. Kildal's School Scoop
Dec. 14-18, 2015
Here's the latest from fourth grade...
Reading & Writing
Story : Variety of books that demonstrate cause and effect
Comprehension Skills: cause and effect
Vocabulary Strategy: recognizing signal words that are used in cause and effect stories
Writing: Writing a cause and effect story based on the story Fortunately by Remy Charlip
snowflake icicle frostbite candles
fireplace snowman gingerbread
blanket mittens sleigh snowball
blustery skating snowplow hockey
frozen furnace December slippery
toboggan solstice anorak hypothermia glacial
Unit4: Decimals & Measurement
Skills Focus: comparing decimals, ordering decimals, converting from mm to cm, cm to mm, mm to meters, meters to mm. Writing fractions as decimals.
IXL Skills: These are the skills kids are working on at school. They may also do them at home, but it is not a requirement. Fourth Grade: U.1-U.8, U.16-U.18
Science/Social Studies: Continuing history of the southeastern states. The southeast region test will be on Tuesday, Dec. 22. They need to know the state locations and their capitals.
Other New & Events:
*Winter Break Dec. 23- Jan. 3
*Poetry Reading Presentation: Jan. 13 from 3-3:30 in our classroom. Kids will recite winter poems for your enjoyment!