Fourth Grade Overview

October 28th

Thank you for all of your Fall Festival help!!!

BIBLE:  Psalm 100:5 – “For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.”  The verse test will be over Psalm 100:1-5.  The testing date is Friday, November 14, 2014.

Language Arts:

READING: The war is on and we are working in our SPECS Logs. The tests for this unit will be on November 10th and 11th. We will have reading homework every night this week.  Please work on the vocabulary words, their synonyms, and their antonyms at home.

ENGLISH: We are continuing to study VERBS. Students are learning a short list of LINKING VERBS which they will be responsible for listing on Thursday’s test. This list can be found in the language/English section of their binders. We are also studying irregular verbs and subject/verb agreement. A final verb test will be on Thursday, October 30. A study guide came home with them yesterday.

SPELLING: New activity sheets are in the spelling section of student binders. *Please note that students must only accomplish TWO activities this time as they did not get the assignment until Tuesday. Activity Sheets are due, with parent initials, by tomorrow.  Test 5 is scheduled for Friday, October 31. Test will be given orally with students writing out each word (old school).

WRITING: We will finish our Fall Break papers focusing on descriptive details.

Applied Sciences:

MATH: We will continue chapter 3, “Understanding Multiplication and Division.”  We will work on finding factors and multiples of numbers.  There will be a test over chapter 3 on Thursday, October 30.

Please work with your child by using flashcards at home.

SCIENCE:  We will finish chapter 1, ”Classifying Animals.”  The students are working on the project ‘A B C Mammals.” Students have the opportunity to work on this in class, but they can also work at home.  It is due on Tuesday, November 4.  They may turn it in early when finished.

There are 43 camouflage bugs in our room.  Come by and see how many you can find.