Fourth Grade

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Don’t Forget!

Secret Valentines on Monday and Tuesday!

Personal valentines on Tuesday

Animal Adaptations project presentations 2/15, 2/16, 2/21, and 2/22

Science Expo on Wednesday 5:30-7:30 PM

Fourth Grade Update – Week of February 13, 2017

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  • Topics for the Week:

Reading – Novel Study: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Writing – journaling, reading response

Vocabulary/Spelling – Wordly Wise test 12, spelling: prefixes

Math – adding & subtracting fractions with unlike denominatorsjl8_candybox2

Science – Animal Adaptations Projects, Science Expo

Social Studies – natural resources

Read Aloud Pax by Sara Pennypacker

  • Important Dates:

2/9-2/14 (Th-T) – Secret Valentines

2/13-2/16 (M-Th) – TABLE Food Drive

2/13 (M) – 3:15-4:00 PM – Help Sessionjl8_girl1

2/14 (T) – Valentines for Volunteers

2/15 (W) – Wordly Wise test 12, Animal Adaptations project presentations,

5:30-7:30 PM – Science Expo

2/16 (Th) – Spelling test, Animal Adaptations project presentations

2/17-2/20 (F-M) – No School: February Break/Presidents’ Day

2/21 (T) – Animal Adaptations project presentations, 3:15-4:00 PM – Help Session

2/22 (W) – Animal Adaptations project presentations

2/24 (F) – Career Day, Spelling test, 2:15 PM – School Assembly: Careers

2/27-3/3 (M-F) – Book Fair

2/27 (M) – 3:15-4:00 PM – Help Session

3/2 (Th) – No School: Parent-Teacher Conferences

3/7 (T) – 2:00 PM & 6:00 PM – Fourth & Fifth Grade Musical jl8_boy7

  • Career Month – There’s still time to visit our class and share your career! Please contact me by email (tedeschi@triangledayschool.org ) if you would like to talk to the class.  Our best times are Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30 AM or 2:30 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:30 PM, and Fridays at 8:30 AM or 1:00 PM.
  • Secret Valentines – Just two more days of Secret Valentines left! Tomorrow (2/13) is the final day for small gifts ($1-3 range – pencils, candy, puzzle books, craft items, small toys, etc.), and final gifts (books, sports balls, stuffed animals, games, etc. – nothing too expensive, around the $5-10 range.) will be shared on Tuesday (2/14).
  • Science Expo – Don’t forget to join us for the Science Expo on Wednesday evening (5:30-7:30 PM).  It will be a night of interesting student projects and fun demonstrations from Duke students from the departments of Chemistry, Physics, and Genetics.

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