Fourth Grade News: May 2019

Important Dates

5/1 and 5/2
Math State Test  3rd and 4th Grade

5/10
PA Meeting and Family Music Night
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

5/13
3rd and 4th Grade Field Trip Queens Theater

5/21
Orchestra Concert
8:30-9:30 am

Parent/Teacher Evening
5:00-7:00 pm

5/27
School Closed for Memorial Day

5/31
Last Day for 4th Grade Orchestra


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 understand the connection between fractions and decimals. They will learn how to write fractions as decimals and compare decimals.
  • Students will continue to solve word problems using previously taught skills and content.

Reading
  • Students will use various reading strategies and skills to understand and analyze historical fiction books on the revolutionary period. They will meet in book clubs and discuss their analysis of the book.
Writing
  • Students will learn to write persuasive essays and state their ideas on various topics, including immigration.
Social Studies
  • Students will learn about the different waves of immigration in North America. Students will focus on the immigrant community in Sunnyside and work on a project to welcome immigrants and provide them with information on the community and New York City.
Computer Science
  • Students will work on creating their Scratch project (building an animation of a city).
Science
  • Students are working on reviewing previous content and skills such as measurement and reading charts and diagrams.