Fourth Grade News: April 2019

Important Dates

4/2 and 4/3
ELA State Test 
3rd and 4th Grade

4/12
PA Meeting and Family Game Night
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

4/15
PA Executive Board Meeting
4:00-5:00 pm 

4/19-4/26
School Closed- Spring Recess


Reminders

  • In addition to daily homework, students will also benefit from using Lexia and RAZ kids at home. If you need help setting up these programs at home or have any questions, please speak to your child’s teacher.

Home Connection

  • Students are preparing for the state Science exam, which will take place in end of May and June. If you go to the following link, you can view and print all the previous state science exams, take them, and check the answers.  This is great preparation for the written test.

What We are Learning! 

Math
  • Students will review previous math content including multiplication, division, place value, fractions, addition, subtraction, geometry, and measurement. 
  • Students will practice solving multi-step word problems.

Reading
  • Students will use various reading strategies and skills to understand and analyze fiction texts. They will respond to comprehension questions about the texts. 

Writing
  • Students will read and write different types of poems. They will look at craft moves such as figurative language, rhyme, and word choice.

Social Studies
  • Students will learn about life during the colonial and revolutionary periods. Students will also learn about the revolutionary war and the formation of the US government.

Computer Science
  • Students will learn how to create animations on Scratch by using what they learned about code.

Science
  • Students are working on reviewing previous content and skills such as measurement and reading charts and diagrams.