4th Grade Newsletter: 2/10

Happy Friday, Families!
It’s been a great week here in Fourth Grade and we’re looking forward to the week ahead!

Coming Up…

Valentine’s Day
Our Valentine’s Parties are right around the corner! We are planning to celebrate with our classes on Tuesday, February 14 at 12:30. Parents are welcome to join! Your child’s class list was sent home to help with addressing Valentine’s cards. Also included were details for our Fourth Grade Valentine’s Box Contest. If students wish to participate, they will choose one of the three categories to participate in. We are looking forward to celebrating with our SWEET classes!

What is my Fourth Grader learning next week?

ELA (English & Language Arts):
Wit and Wisdom, Module 3, The Redcoats are Coming!

Essential Question: Why is it important to understand all sides of a story?
Focus Question: What were the perspectives of the two main sides of the American Revolution?
Text: George vs. George, The American Revolution as Seen from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer

Intermediate Foundational Skills/Grammar/Writing
Intermediate Foundational Skills: practice plurals with -s and -es; Morphology: review suffixes -ly and -y; practice with roots graph and rupt
Weekly Language Review: word Study per (through, thoroughly); quiz Friday, 2/17/23
Writing: opinion essay; using evidence in our writing
ELA Homework: distributed Monday, 2/13/23, due Friday, 2/17/23

Social Studies:
Studies Weekly 22: Slavery and Abolition; Test: Friday, 2/17/23

This Week’s Focus: We are continuing our unit on angles and angle measurement! This week, we will be attending to precision as we work with additive and unknown angles. Keep practicing math facts! We will continue to review contextual problems using all four operations. Please encourage your children to keep up their practice with basic multiplication and division facts!

-Homework will be sent home Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and needs to be returned the following day.
-Weekly quiz on Thursday

All about ECOSYSTEMS! We have learned about the components of a healthy ecosystem and how living and non-living things interact in a specific environment. This week, we will move from exploring the various adaptations animals have for survival to learning about various endangered species.

Final Few Reminders…

Please make sure your child has headphones for the classroom. We use them daily when working on computers.

Disinfectant Wipes:
We are running low on wipes. If you would like to send any to your child’s homeroom, we would greatly appreciate it!


Have a wonderful weekend!
Grace, Kate, Emily, and Jessica

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