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We Keep Chugging On!

April15

  Hi Parents, Here is a quick update of what we are working on in the classroom… Reading- Presently, we are reading/discussing Historical Fiction stories. Writing- The 4th Graders are currently writing Informational Books on a subject of which they are experts! Math- We will have a Unit 7 test this week on fractions and […]

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Here’s What We’ve Been Up To…

November16

Hi Parents! Whew! Our class has been super busy! We just wrapped up and reflected on our read aloud The Tiger Rising. Our Realistic Fiction stories are almost completed, and today we put the finishing touches on our On Demand Personal Narrative! Unit 2 Math on Multiplication Methods is presently being reviewed and tested before Thanksgiving […]

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We’ve Been Working!

October1

Hi Parents! Welcome to October! First of all, I would like to thank you for supporting the Georgetown Walk-A-Thon! It was a HUGE success! Our classroom earned an extra recess because of all of you! Here is a quick snapshot of what we’ve been working on… In Reading, we’ve wrapped up our first unit of […]

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We’ve Been Working!

September10

Hi Parents, In addition to continuing the Getting to Know Each Other process, here is what we’ve been up to in the first two weeks of 4th grade! Our first unit of study in Reading lays the groundwork for good reading habits. Students are taught how to set reading goals, choose a Just Right book, […]

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A Quick Update

February21

Hi Parents! We have been very busy in our classroom! Currently, we are in the midst of the Unit 4 math test, taking it in chunks! In Reading, we are enjoying the Historical Fiction book Run Away Home and Be Free. This story nicely ties into an upcoming Social Studies unit on the movement of […]

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What’s Up in Our Classroom!

October18

Hi Parents, Here’s what we’ve been up to… Reading: We are reading the book The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo and learning how to connect with the characters and make predictions based on our own experiences. Writing: The kids started planning their Realistic Fiction stories for Unit 2! Math: Our new unit is on MULTIPLICATION! […]

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Spring is HERE!!

March20

Hi Parents! Happy spring to you! I hear that we might have a shot at more wintery weather, so don’t put away those warm clothes yet! Here is an update on what we’ve been up to in our classroom! Reading- We’ve been working on understanding what we are reading and responding to what is read. […]

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An Update on Our Hard Work!

November29

Hi Parents! Your kids have been working very hard! We will continue to dig in as we approach the Christmas Break! We are beginning a new Reading Unit on Informational Texts where we will learn how to preview, predict, tap prior knowledge, and determine the main idea of the books we read. I’m sure we […]

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Here’s What’s Going On… :)

October18

Reading: We are reading the book, The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo. While reading this book, we are learning to envision, predict, and make inferences about the characters. We are also growing theories and gathering evidence to understand the motivations of the characters. Writing: Your child is writing his/her very own Realistic Fiction story! Pretty […]

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We’ve Been Working Hard :)

September20

Hi Parents! I want to update you on what we’ve been learning so far 🙂 Reading: We are reading Stone Fox!  Plus, we are learning how to pick Just Right books, share with others during our discussions, set reading goals, and Take Charge of our reading. This week we will learn how to solve problems […]

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