Fourth Grade Overview

3/24/15

BIBLE:  James 1:5  “If any of you lack wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”  The verse test will be on Friday, March 27, 2015.

Language Arts:

READING:  We are letting the sun set on our F&F Unit 7: Setting!  We are having our vocabulary and skills tests today. The performance test will be tomorrow! We will begin Drawing Conclusions right after Spring Break!!

ENGLISH: We will continue our unit on CONJUNCTIONS & INTERJECTIONS. On Wednesday, March 25, students will have a test on both conjunctions and interjections.

SPELLING: List 13 is in your child’s notebook in the English/Language section. This is a shortened list of colors that goes along with an upcoming F&F unit. There will be no Activity Sheets due to Inventors’ Showcase, a field trip and Spring Break. Test 13 will be on Wednesday, March 25.

WRITING: Students will be writing narratives and focusing on stronger opening and closing paragraphs. They will be given a choice of three topics from which to choose.

Applied Sciences:

MATH: We will begin chapter 10, Fractions and Decimals.

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

SCIENCE: We will continue chapter 19, Effects of Technology.  The Inventor’s Showcase will be the test for this chapter.

STUDENT COUNCIL:  Students running for Student Council need to give their speech on Friday, April 10.  Please remember to follow all of the rules and regulations regarding speeches.  They will also have their interview with Mr. Corcoran during the week of April 6th-10th.  Students will be called randomly to the office for their interview.  If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Rhonda or Mrs. Haren.