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Our Classroom News

October 2017 

Week of October16

 

       HOMEWORK:

         Your child will have math and reading HW Mon-Thurs nights.

         Math and grammar assignments are always due THE NEXT DAY;

           spelling and reading work may have 2 nights to complete - please check the HW page!

         Your child should also be READING NIGHTLY :)


RAZ KIDS - the teacher code is tbaronowitz0

 

ELA

NO STORY THIS WEEK -

WE ARE TAKING READING UNIT 1 TEST

(students will be applying the reading skills learned during the first 5 lessons to several new reading selections)

 

Story: Lesson 

Genre: 

Target Skills: 

Target Reading Strategy: 

Vocabulary Strategy: 

Spelling Concept: 

Grammar: 

 Quizzes will be given 

(All the information your child needs to succeed on these quizzes is available in the weekly story packets - spelling list, vocabulary definitions, and essential story skills. Your child is strongly encouraged to re-read or listen to the weekly story online before the quiz, at www-k6.thinkcentral.com, and review spelling words on SpellingCity online - see my Spelling page for weekly list links.)

PLEASE LOG ONTO YOUR CHILD'S THINKCENTRAL ACCOUNT TO SEE THEIR WEEKLY QUIZ RESPONSES & RESULTS

 

PLEASE make sure your child is reading at home -

at least 20 minutes a night

 

Accelerated Reader: Fourth graders are responsible for taking at least one Accelerated Reader test monthly. 

October AR test must be taken by WEDNESDAY NOV 1

Students select a book they are comfortable reading independently, read (20 minutes per night is strongly suggested!), and then take an Accelerated Reader test (at school) on the computer, through Mrs. Hughes' library website.

If you have questions about the appropriateness of your book selection, please see me.

 

Students are strongly encouraged to read more than one book per month!

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Writing - In Unit 1 we are working on Personal Narrative writing

 

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 MATH 

Topic 3: Multiply by 1-Digit Numbers

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CCFocus Classes:

FOURTH GRADE ENRICHMENT

We are reading the novel Wonder, by R.J. Palaccio, and will be completing various in-class activities to complete in a national competition for Kind Classroom Certification.

 

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