Archive for April 2015

Reminder: PARCC  Assessment is taking place this week.  Make certain students are on time!

Weekly Objectives

 

Math- 4th graders will continue this week finding fraction/decimal/ percentage equivalencies. Students will have to identify and record real life examples of percentages. They will also multiply and divide decimals.

Literacy-The anchor text for the week will come from Journeys “ The Earth Dragon Awakes”pg. 300 Students will read and understand the use of sequence in a story.   Students will also revisit compare and contrast.

Science-” Newton’ 3 laws of motion “.  4th grade students will apply three Newton’s laws of motion to relate forces, mass, and acceleration and distinguish between the three Newton’s laws of motion/

 

Social Studies-Planning A Trip Cont..” Students will continue their vacation planning. They will finalize their budget for their vacation. Students have selected a city. They will continue to research travel expenses ,  hotel, dinning  and attractions. Students will present their findings to their classmates. They will complete their poster boards and present it to their classmates

 

Homework- Tic –Tac-Toe Due Monday

Monday:   BOOK LOG. Read”The Earth Dragon Awakes”pg. 300 Study Links 9.7 Math worksheet.Work on book report due 5/8

Tuesday:  BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- Toe Study Links 9.8.- Work on book report due 5/8

Wednesday:  BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- Toe Study Links 9.9. Bring in Poster board! Unit Study Guide Work on book report due 5/8

Thursday:   BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- ToeWork on book report due 5/8

Friday: All study links are due

Reminder: Please Support the Ray School Book Fair from April 20-24th 2015

Weekly Objectives

 

Math- 4th graders will continue this week finding fraction/decimal/ percentage equivalencies. Students will have to identify and record real life examples of percentages.

Literacy-The anchor text for the week will come from Journeys “Riding Freedom pg. 407 Students will read and identify how characters are alike and different.  Students will also revisit questioning. They will ask questions before, during and while they are reading.

Science-” Long distance Airplanes”.  4th grade students will continue with Project-Based Inquiry Science. Students  will continue to practice science in the classroom the way that scientists and engineers do. They will work in collaborative groups to solve problems, conduct investigations, make models, collect and analyze data, write explanations, and discuss and present findings.

Social Studies-Planning A Trip” Students have been studying the 5 regions of the United States.  Students will continue their vacation planning. They will finalize their budget for their vacation. Students have selected a city. They will continue to research travel expenses ,  hotel, dinning  and attractions. Students will present their findings to their classmates.

 

Homework- Tic –Tac-Toe Due Monday

Monday:  STUDENT GENERATED BOOK LOG. Read Riding Freedom pg. 407 Study Links 9.4.

Tuesday:  STUDENT GENERATED BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- Toe Study Links 9.5.

Wednesday:  STUDENT GENERATED BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- Toe Study Links 9.6.

Thursday:  STUDENT GENERATED BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- Toe

Friday: All study links are due

Dear Parents,

I hope you and your children had an exciting spring break! A reminder: Parent Report Card Pick-up is  Thursday, April 16, 2015, there will be no classes for students. Please continue to encourage your child this is our last quarter together I have lots of exciting lessons planned!

Weekly Objectives

 

Math- 4th graders will begin this week finding fraction/decimal/ percentage equivalencies. Students will have to identify and record real life examples of percentages.

Literacy-The anchor text for the week will come from Journeys “The Fun They Had” pg.637.  Students will read and identify author’s purpose- we will use text details to find out author’s reasons for writing. Students will also revisit questioning. They will ask questions before, during and while they are reading.

Science- “The Catapult” 4th grade students will begin Project-Based Inquiry Science. Students were introduced before break but will begin to practice science in the classroom the way that scientists and engineers do. They will work in collaborative groups to solve problems, conduct investigations, make models, collect and analyze data, write explanations, and discuss and present findings.

Social Studies-Planning A Trip” Students have been studying the 5 regions of the United States.  For the next two weeks students will pick a state it’s capital and plan a vacation. They will create a budget for their vacation. Students will begin by selecting a city, give a summary on why they selected that city. They will research travel expenses ,  hotel, dinning  and attractions. Students will present their findings to their classmates

Homework- Tic –Tac-Toe Due Monday

Monday:  STUDENT GENERATED BOOK LOG. Read “The Fun They Had” pg.637, Study Links 9.1. Journal entries 31 & 32 due Tuesday Study for Midwest Region test on Friday.

Tuesday:  STUDENT GENERATED BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- Toe Study Links 9.2. Study for Midwest Region test on Friday

Wednesday:  STUDENT GENERATED BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- Toe Study Links 9.2. Study for Midwest Region test on Friday

Thursday:  NO SCHOOL- STUDENT GENERATED BOOK LOG.  Tic-Tac- Toe  NO Study Links **MATH WORKSHEET Study for Midwest Region test on Friday

Friday: Midwest region test and Book Log Due