September 26th-30th

Important Dates:

Monday, September 26th  PTO Meeting 6:00

Tuesday, September 27th Watchdog Kickoff  6-7pm

Friday, September 30th 4th Grade parents may eat with their children.  Lunch Time:12:00-12:30

Friday, September 30th Big Kahuna Fundraiser Begins- Packets will be sent home.

Math Learning Goals: Comparing Decimals

 4.2E- Use models to represent decimals (S)

 4.2F- Use models to compare & order decimals (S)

 4.2G- Relate decimals to fractions:  Tenths & Hundredths (R)

Math Homework: Math HW due Thursday, September 29th

  1.  Math HW was passed out on Friday and is due the following Thursday, September 29th.

Science Learning Goals: Life Cycles

4.10C Explore, illustrate, and compare life cycles in living organisms such as beetles, crickets, radishes and lima beans.

Week of September 19-23

Important Dates:

Wednesday, September 21st Early Release 11:30

Thursday, September 22nd Progress Reports go home

Math Learning Goals:  Decimal Models

4.2D- Round whole #’s to a given place value through the hundred thousands place (S)

4.2E- Use models to represent decimals (S)

4.2F- Use models to compare & order decimals (S)

4.2G- Relate decimals to fractions:  Tenths & Hundredths (R)

Math Homework: Math HW due Thursday, September 22nd.

  1.  Math HW was passed out on Friday and is due the following Thursday, September 22nd.

Science Learning Goal: Life Cycles

4.10C Explore, illustrate, and compare life cycles in living organisms such as beetles, crickets, radishes and lima beans.

Week of September 12-16

Important Upcoming Dates:

Thursday, September 15th Fall Pictures

Wednesday, September 21, Early Release Day for Students

Math Learning Goals:  Decimal Models

 4.2D- Round whole #’s to a given place value through the hundred thousands place (S)

 4.2E- Use models to represent decimals (S)

 4.2F- Use models to compare & order decimals (S)

 4.2G- Relate decimals to fractions:  Tenths & Hundredths (R)    

Math Homework: Study all facts and Math HW due Thursday, September 15th.

  1.  Math HW was passed out on Friday and is due the following Thursday, September 15th.
  2.  Study all X facts.  A quiz will be given Friday on all facts.  The highest grade from last week and this week will be recorded in the grade book.

Science Learning Goal:  Structures & Functions (Adaptations)

  • 4.10A Explore how structures and functions enable organisms to survive in their environment

Week of September 5-9

Important Dates:

Monday, September 5th – School Holiday.  Enjoy the three day weekend!

Tuesday, September 6th at 5:30 pm -Parent Night!  Receive information about fourth grade.

Math Learning Goals:  Comparing Numbers

  • 3.4F Multiplication Review
  • 4.2 A -Place value is 10 times position to right & 1/10 of the place to the left
  • 4.2 B- Place value of whole #’s through 1 billion & decimals through hundredths  
  • 4.2 C- Compare & Order whole #’s

Math Homework: Study 6’s, 7’s, and 8’s X Facts and Math HW due Thursday, September 8th.

  1.  Math HW was passed out on Friday and is due the following Thursday, September 8th.
  2. Study all X facts.  A quiz will be given Friday on all facts.  Students who do not make a 100 on this quiz will take the another quiz the following Friday.  The highest of the two grades will be recorded in the grade book.

Science Learning Goal:  Structures & Functions

  • 4.10A Explore how structures and functions enable organisms to survive in their environment

Math & Science Week of August 29 – September 2

Upcoming Important Dates:

 Monday, September 5th- Labor Day School Holiday

Math Learning Goals:   Review of X facts and Place Value

  1. Multiplication Review (3rd Grade)
  2. (4.2 A) Place value is 10 times position to right & 1/10 of the place to the left
  3. (4.2 B) Place value of whole numbers through 1 billion and decimals through hundredths

Math Homework:  Study 3’s and 4’s X facts & Math HW due Thursday, September 1st

  1.  We will be adding the 3’s and 4’s X facts this week.  We will have a quiz this Wednesday, August 31st on squares, 2’s, 5’s and 3’s.   We will add the 4’s and have a quiz over squares, 2’s, 5’s , 3’s and 4’s on Friday, September 2nd.

2.  Math homework will be sent home each Friday and due the following Thursday.

Science Learning Goal:  Inherited Traits 

(4.10B)  Explore and describe examples of traits that are inherited from parents to offspring such as eye color and shapes of leaves and behaviors that are learned such as reading a book and wolf pack teaching their pups to hunt effectively

Math & Science Week of August 22-26

Math Learning Goals:   Review of X facts and Place Value

  1. Multiplication Review (3rd Grade)
  2. (4.2 A) Place value is 10 times position to right & 1/10 of the place to the left
  3. (4.2 B) Place value of whole numbers through 1 billion and decimals through hundredths

Math Homework:  Study Squares, 2’s and 5’s & Math HW due Thursday, August 25th

  1.  Please study the squares multiplication facts & 2’s .  We will have a quiz this Wednesday, August 24th on squares and 2’s only.   We will add the 5’s and have a quiz over squares, 2’s and 5’s on Friday, August 26th.

2.  Math homework will be sent home each Friday and due the following Thursday.

Science Learning Goal:  Inherited Traits 

(4.10B)  Explore and describe examples of traits that are inherited from parents to offspring such as eye color and shapes of leaves and behaviors that are learned such as reading a book and wolf pack teaching their pups to hunt effectively

Week of August 15-19 Math & Science

Math Learning Goals:   Review of X facts and Place Value

  1. Multiplication Review (3rd Grade)
  2. (4.2 B) Place value of whole numbers through 1 billion and decimals through hundredths

Math Homework:  Squares 

**A letter will be sent home on Monday explaining how we will study for our multiplication facts and when they will be tested.  Please sign and return.

Please study the squares multiplication facts.  We will have a quiz this Friday.  The squares are the “doubles” 2×2, 3×3, 4×4, 5×5, 6×6, 7×7, 8×8, and  9×9.

Math home work will be sent home on Friday, August 19th and due the following Thursday, August 25th.

Science Learning Goals:  Safety

(4.1 A)  The student conducts classroom and outdoor investigations, following school safety procedures and environmentally appropriate practices.