Fourth Grade Overview

2015-01-20

We hope you enjoyed your long weekend!

BIBLE:  Philippians 4:6 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”  The verse test will be on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.

Language Arts:

READING:   We will be working in our SPECS Logs this week. Your children will not have reading homework as we are reading non-fiction books in class that correspond to the children’s assigned region of the United States.

ENGLISH: This week students will finish a mini unit on the use of quotation marks. A quotations quiz will be on Thursday, January 22. A review sheet will come home with them today.

SPELLING:Activity Sheets are due with THREE completed tasks by Wednesday, January 28. Test 9 will be on January 30.These words reflect their Social Studies unit on United States regions.

WRITING: Students will finish business letters to the tourism board of their choice and address envelopes. This week, students are also learning to write a formal business letter. We will then begin a 3rd person writing activity.

Applied Sciences:

MATH: We will continue chapter 6.  This chapter covers division.  The students will divide greater numbers and work problems that have zero in the quotients.

Please work with your child by using division flash cards at home.

SOCIAL STUDIES:  We will continue to work on the five regions of the United States. We are focusing on the Midwest and Southwest regions.  There will be a quiz over the Midwest tomorrow.  There will be a quiz over the Southwest on Monday, January 26.   Projects are due by Tuesday, January 27. They can be presented early.