Core Values: Academics and Personal Attributes at Work in Room 3
Welcome to 4th Grade!!
We focus on the core values of respect, responsibility, caring, teamwork, trust and perseverance
which are a recipe for a good people, good friends and success!
2018-19 School year supplies:
A couple of days before school starts there will be a school supply list posted at Nordstrom office. The list was created by our teacher team. Here, you will find a list of supplies just for our class.
School supplies needed on a daily basis: A standard 1 1/2 inch three ring binder, 24ct. colored pencils, black expo markers, two glue sticks, small scissors, paper towels, pencils, and ear buds. In the first week of school, students will add to their binder, one homework folder and a planner which will be given to them.
Some dates to remember:
Policy: Parents interested in field trips/working in class, will need to be fingerprinted and have TB clearance and paperwork. You can go to the office and get paper work to start this process.
On this website you will find our daily homework as well as other important notes and news. Students should NOT depend on school notes for daily homework. They will need to use their planners for recorded information. Life skills at work.
Wear your Nordstrom shirt every Friday. Fourth grade is color blue so you can wear that too!
Dance this week Time: 11:10am See our dance show on Jan. 8 at 11:10am in the resource room.
Ledwith's and the stock market will be at 8:00am in January
Websites that support curriculum
Aeries gradebook: Go to mhusd.org, then choose the middle icon "grading", then create a password. These are not final grades. Ensure that the office has your correct email in the system.
The following websites will support classroom curriculum:
Scholastic News: Scholasticnews.sn/4 (class code if needed: S5qbtr)
Grammar support: softschools.com
CCSS Math support: Kahn Academy/learnzillion.com/MathAntics
Typing: typing.com (proper finger placement is required for program) is located in google classroom.
Here are the sites we go onto every day.
1. Students enter their email account. email@example.com
2. Students click the "waffle" or grid in the upper far right corner of their screen. (It will be a drop down)
3. Students choose google classroom. (class pass code if needed: S5qbtr)
4. Students see all their working assignments and spelling words in Quizlet.
Daily Reading Log:
Please help your child by correcting errors on their daily reading log before turning it in on Friday. Please correct indention, transitional words, and adjectives.
Purpose: The reason for daily reading for 20 minutes and writing is to develop comprehension and consistent practice of components when writing a paragraph. The focus is on indent, transitions, and adjectives. Please check for underlined titles.
Students need to increase their keyboarding skills for CCSS. Please go to typing.com (suggested programs that include finger placing will help the most). Students have their password in their binders.
Information about cyber bullying, digital footprints, and appropriate conduct will be discussed in class and I hope at home as well. This is an important concept to teach at a young age to set protocol.
Core values at work:
We always practice our core values of respect, responsibility, caring, trust, teamwork, and perseverance through our yellow ticket system. Students who receive a yellow ticket through the week try their luck at "Corn Hole" on Fridays. In addition, PBIS is the chosen positive behavior plan for our school. Students will receive PAW prints for expected behavior in class and on campus. PAWS will be entered into a drawing for special rewards.
Friendly reminder: Only bring in plastic bottles in a separate bag from cans on Wednesdays.
Thank you parents for bringing in the plastic recycle bottles every Wednesday! Thank you Alvarez family for taking the bottles to the recycle center on Wednesday. We can take water bottles with lids off. Bring bottles/clean cans on Wednesdays only. Please separate bottles from cans!
We will have Scholstic News for two weeks and test on Jan.
Area of Focus Jan. 14-17. Trip on Jan. 18 Please be at school to earn classroom STARS. We earn a STAR when everyone is at school during the week. Five STARS earn us a atten-dance party!
We are doing GLAD unit on explorers/missions in history.Check out Instagram and see it! Our field trip to San Juan Bautista will be Jan. 18.Permission slip will be sent home on Tuesday. We will study the content through GLAD strategies such as songs, chants, input charts, stories, and sentence patterns. Students will visit this website for information. kiddle.com. Reading contracts due Feb. 7 Read at least two books by this date. Math focus is measurement and conversions. We started with measuring a galleon with proportional side.
Monday: permission slips due
Reading: read and write 20 minutes
Math: In class, Jenga fact towers. Back to basics with teamwork this week. converting customary measurement
Quizlet: words found in google classroom Jan. 14-18 Practice 5 minutes daily.
History: Home connection #2 paragraph History
Tuesday: Theater starts with Miss Theresa performance resource room. Music with Moyer today at 12:40pm
Read and write 20 minutes
Math: customary measurement page 1
collaboration in class
Quizlet: set #2 history Explorers practice for 5 minutes
Wednesday: school is out at 12:50pm
Bring in bottles/cans
Read: read and write 20 minutes
Math: daily review circle questions only
Quizlet Set#2 Practice 5 minutes each day
Thursday: Scholastic quiz Dec. 10 issue (online and hard copy
Read for 20 minutes and write about what you read
Math: one page196
Quizlet: set #2 history explorers/missions
Friday: Field trip to San Juan Bautista. See you at 8:45am in the school library. Check in room 3 first
Permission slips to San Juan Bautista due Jan. 14.