Posted on June 14, 2019
Welcome to Grade 4-2
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“It is the voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.”
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What’s Happening in Grade 4?
Can you believe June is here?
Our trip to Philadelphia was great. Students enjoyed vising Independence Hall and touring the city!
The students have been working on their Power-point presentations on the American Revolution. On Monday, parents are invited to visit the classroom to hear all about their research.
The students will celebrating their end of the year Party on Monday, June 17th afternoon with pizza and treats in the school yard. Bring your beach towels and games!
Students worked on their writing journals this week and continued to work on Math skills review. Students also received a Fourth Grade Yearbook that they have been writing and sharing with their classmates.
Special classes will end next week and Wednesday and Thursday, June 19th and 20th will be half-days.
It was a pleasure working with you and your child this year.
Have a wonderful summer.
Posted on June 7, 2019
The weather is beautiful and the students are getting into the summer spirit, but not just yet.
This week students took their end of the year assessment in Mathematics and reviewed word problems with decimals and started to multiply decimals.
In English Language Arts, students completed their final written performance task on the novel, “Out of My Mind,” discussing how the main character learns to love and appreciate herself through the friendships she has created.
In Social Studies, students are working on the independent Power-Point presentations using all the research they have obtained and studied in class.
Parents are invited to our classroom on Monday, June 17th at 8:45 AM to listen to their presentations. In the afternoon at 1 PM, our students will be celebrating their end of the year party in the schoolyard.
Our Trip to Philadelphia is Tuesday, June 11th! 6:30 AM SHARP!
Finally, Grade 4 Rocks!
Posted on May 28, 2019
What a spirited week it has been! Students enjoyed the several events our school has organized. From Field Day to Career Day. It was a lot of fun. Students especially enjoyed writing poems to our Armed Forces and Face-Timing with a pilot in the Armed Forces in Florida! Students were able to ask him many questions and thank him for his services.
In Mathematics, we continued adding and subtracting decimals, as well as comparing decimals.
In Social Studies, we continued to gather information for our Power-Point presentation on the American Revolution.
In Science, we continued discussing and reviewing Matter. Students also continued reviewing for the Science state test.
In English Language Arts, students continued reading the novel, Out of My Mind by making specific claims using textual evidence to support his/her answer.
Posted on May 17, 2019
Congratulations to Shane M., Fabiana, and Teddy for winning the Douglaston Memorial Day Writing/Art Contest. They will be marching on Friday during the Memorial Day Parade to represent our school and receive their awards.
This week students finished two practice tests for the New York State Science Test. Then students participated in the 2018 practice test. After, students completed Part II of the Practice Test using the stations in Stem class. (Ball/Ramp, Scale, and Magnet Activity) This week students will be coming home with practice questions and review sheets to review.
Additional Support: Attached you will find a 25 page booklet that you can print to use at home to review. Science State Test Prep Review Cards
In Social studies, students are continuing reading about The Revolutionary War. Students are researching information using their chrome books to compile a biography about a famous person of the American Revolution. After, students will be creating a PowerPoint in Computer Class and will continue to work on this in the next weeks.
In Mathematics, students are adding and subtracting decimals to the nearest tenths and hundredths.
In English Language Arts, students are continuing with the novel, Out of My Mind. Students wrote comparisons and made connections to how Melody’s computer changed her life, her outlook, and her potential.
Next week begins Spirit week.
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Have a good weekend.
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