*Congratulations to William O’Shields Room 206 Student of the Week!*

Dear Parents,

Please be aware that homework is to be completed nightly. This weeks Tic-Tac-Toe Literacy Assignments will be due Tuesday February 17, 2015. All student Links will be due Friday, February 12, 2015. Please make certain students have school supplies. Many students are not bringing in pencils, markers/colors pencils or scissors. These are supplies we use on a weekly basis. Also, we are in need of play-doe this week for a special project! Please donate.

Weekly Objectives

Math- 4th graders will be introduced to the world of FRACTIONS!!!!! How do we use fractions outside of the classroom in everyday life?

Literacy- 4th graders have been reading their new classroom novels. Please dialogue with your child about their novels. The Anchor text for the week is “The Right Dog for the Job””. Pg, 431” 4th graders will continue to identify main idea and detail and also examine the time and order when events take place (sequencing). We continue identifying various types of figurative language, this week we will focus on hyperbole. Ask your child to give an example of at least three types of figurative language.

Writing: ThinkCerca 4^{th} graders from Room 206 are now on and rocking with ThinkCerca!!!! Think Cerca is a web-based curriculum that gives students the opportunity develop and build upon critical thinking strategies in both reading and writing.

Science- Students will further explore the differences and similarities between plant and Animal cells.

Social Studies- Students will complete black history essays.” *What would the world be like without African American Inventors”?*

Homework

Monday: BOOK LOG on their own sheets of paper. Read The Right Dog for the Job””. pg, 431 “. Math Worksheet. Write Math facts 1 times each (6x’s – 12X’s)- due the next day , Timed Test Facts Friday

Tuesday: BOOK LOG.. Tic-Tac-Toe assignment due 2/17/15 Study Links 7.1. Write Math facts 1 times each (6x’s – 12X’s)- due the next day Timed Test Friday.

Wednesday: BOOK LOG. Tic-Tac-Toe assignment due 2/17/15 Study Links 7.2. Write Math facts 1 times each (6x’s – 12X’s)- due the next day Timed Test Friday.

Thursday: BOOK LOG. Tic-Tac-Toe assignment due 2/17/15 Study Links 7.3. Write Math facts 1 times each (6x’s – 12X’s)- due the next day Timed Test Friday.

Friday: BOOK LOG. Tic-Tac-Toe assignment due 2/17/15)- Timed Test Friday.