Terrific Teaching Trio

4th grade newsletter

Week of March 14th-18th

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Math

Daily Math Practice - None

This week we are working on learning long division. We are beginning with conceptual models and drawings to help us understand what is happening when we divide a number.

Multiplication.com, We will be testing this Friday facts up to 9x9!

New Math logs went home! Log began Monday 2/29 and ends on April11th.

HOMEWORK: Kamico Assessment #4 #1-10 Due: Thursday 3/17
This week the assessment can be done in class during warm up time or they can be done as homework. Students will need to bring it to class each day so they can work on it here too! These must be turned in on Thursday to participate in zap day.

Math Study Log

There were some errors on the math study log that I missed before copying! The current on will work to use. Here is a link to a copy of the correct form so you know what it should be:

Geometry Facts

Science

This week we are studying the of changes of the earth. We are beginning with erosion.

Language Arts

We are reviewing our editing and revising strategies and practicing these in class.

Spelling

No spelling list this week!

Reading

As we continue to read Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, we are beginning to understand where the rats came from. It is getting interesting…….as your students about the book!

**Reading logs will be due on April 4th.

Writing

Bling My Writing!!!
We are concentrating on adding transitions, figurative language, and strong verbs to our essays. Each time we add one of these elements to our writing, we get to add a jewel!
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Upcoming Events:

March 22nd-- PTO Meeting @ 6:00pm
March 22nd-- March Madness Math And Science Night @ 6:30-7:30
March 24th-- Zap day!
March 25th-- No School
March 29th-- STAAR Writing test
April 8th-- Field Day
April 15th-- PTO 80's Dance 6-9pm

Contact us: (Please see our updated contact info. We have switched over to gmail accounts instead of first class!)

hilary_cooper@misd.gs --Math

hillary_pace@misd.gs --Science/Social Studies & LA/Spelling

colette_peterson@misd.gs --Reading & Writing