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17 Dec

Congrats to both Soumya Shelke and Riley Burton our Students of the Week!  Math: Fourth Graders will begin Multi-digit Multiplication  Throughout the unit of multiplying multiple digits, the students will  taught multiplication several ways.  Including the use of place value. Reading/ Social Studies : We will finalize our timeline.   For this project, students will select important events that have taken place in our history that have impacted immigration to America.  Students are asked to create a timeline identify six -eight event.  Lastly, they will create a summary describing what... 

17 Dec

Sleigh bells ring Are you listening In the lane Snow is glistening A beautiful sight, We’re happy tonight Walking in a winter wonderland Gone away, is the blue bird Here to stay, is the new bird He sings a love song, As we go along Walking in a winter wonderland In the meadow we can build a snowman And pretend that he is Parson Brown He’ll say are you married We’ll say no man But you can do the job When you’re in town Later on We’ll conspire As we dream by the fire To face unafraid The plans that we’ve made Walking in a winter wonderland Sleigh bells ringing Are... 

17 Dec

Winter Celebration Assembly “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” Date: December 23, 2016 Time: 9:15 am – 10:15 a.m. Attire for Students in Room 206: White collared shirts/ Black or Navy bottoms.  Location: Ray School Auditorium. All parents, guardians and family are invited to attend. Please note that the doors to the School Auditorium will open at 9:00 am. Students from grades K- 8 will participate. Ray school students will celebrate the winter season with musical and dance performances. On behalf of the entire faculty and staff, please join us as we share this joyous time of year together!  

24 Oct

  Weekly Objectives  Math: We  will continue practicing the use of  multiplication(converting minutes to seconds and hours to minutes).  We will also solve word problems involving multiplication and addition. Reading:Identify the theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text. Social Studies: Students will countdown to Election Day! Students will look at each candidates stance on issues such as taxes, education, healthcare and identify similarities and differences between each of the candidates views   Homework Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Reading           Complete... 

11 Oct

Week 5 Student of the Week: Congrats to Andera Barrera for being student of the week! Dear Parents, Reminder: Please make certain students practice their math multiplication facts, quite a few students did not complete their 60 second timed math test on Friday. Progress Reports  were given out last Friday. Please sign and return the  bottom portion. Weekly Objectives Reading:  Readers will use inference to predict what will happen next in the text. They will provide evidence to support their ideas  by citing appropriate details and examples from the text. Guided Reading groups will receive... 

7 Oct

Two Book Reports Due 10/14/ 16 Whipping Boy and a Book of Choice Below is the book report form Title of the book:_________________________________________________   Author of the book: _______________________________________________   Genre: _________________________________________________________   Illustrator of the book:_____________________________________________   Number of pages:________________________________________________     Directions: Answer each question in a complete sentence. Use as many details as possible. Please use a separate sheet of paper to... 

19 Sep

Dear Parents, Please make certain that your child returns their CPS packet back this week. Also make certain that you register for class dojo if you have not. Lastly, make certain your child is completing homework daily and studying for Friday timed test. This week students should be practicing  their 4 multiplication facts. Cereal Box Projects due next week. Open house is Thursday September 22, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. I will not be able to attend, but I encourage parents to come to meet with both Ms. Drewa and Ms. Wejman. Weekly Objectives  Reading- Students will continue to read The Whipping Boy.... 

12 Sep

Dear Parents, We are off to a great start this year. Please make certain that your child returns their CPS packet back this week. Also make certain that you register for class dojo if you have not. Lastly, make certain your child is completing homework daily and studying for Friday timed test. This week students will be tested on their 3 facts. Weekly Objectives  Reading- Students will continue to read The Whipping Boy. Students will work to identify the main idea of the text.   We will practice finding the main idea throughout the week.  On Tuesday of this week students will be given their... 

6 Sep

Weekly Objectives Reading:  “The Whipping Boy” Readers will be able to identify the character  traits of the protagonist in a story. They will provide evidence to support their ideas by citing appropriate details and examples from the text. Math-Students will begin 4th grade math with place value in whole numbers and various  place value concepts such as writing numbers in expanded form. Social Studies- Students will practice using maps skills  to identify continents and hemispheres.   Homework  Tuesday-  Reading: Tic- Tac-Toe (H)  Journeys book  Stormalong Pg. 119... 

6 Sep

September 6, 2016 Dear Fourth Grade Students and Families, My name is Dr. Toney-James, and I am very excited to be your child’s 4th grade teacher this year! I am committed to doing everything within my power to make this year successful and exciting for all of us! I am originally from Chicago. My hobbies include travel, training for marathons and spending time with my children. My husband and I have two children, a son named Gavin age 5 and a daughter named Avia, age 3.This is my fourth year at the William Ray Elementary School and I look forward to a year filled with unlimited learning experiences... 

26 Jul

Welcome to the 4th Grade!!! The school supply list is as followed: 60 pencils – # 2 Sharpened 6 Color Coded Specific Notebooks (red, blue, yellow, green, black, purple) 1 box of colored pencils 1 liquid glue 8 glue sticks 1 box of markers 1 box of dry erase markers 1 pair of old clean socks 3 pair of scissors 1 protractor 1 compass 2 pocket folders 1 large Hand sanitizer 1 package of Clorox wipes 1 box of reclosable plastic sandwich bags 1 box of large gallon bags 2 package of notebook paper 2 package of copy paper 2 boxes of Kleenex Paper Towels Wet wipes 2 black wipes 1 ruler... 

1 Mar

Dear Parents, Please be aware that homework is to be completed nightly. This weeks Tic-Tac-Toe Literacy Assignments will be due Friday March 4, 2016 . All Math Study Links will also be due Friday. Please make certain students have school supplies. Many students are not bringing in pencils, markers/colors pencils, dry erase markers or scissors. These are supplies we use on a weekly basis. Also, we are still in need of pencils and lined notebook paper. Please donate. This week we will begin our oral black history projects Weekly Objectives Math- 4th graders will continue with the world of FRACTIONS!!!!!...