Fourth Grade

to Fourth Grade!

Quick Notes

  • Book orders are due on Friday (9/1).  You can order online here, using class code GQ9JT
  • Please wear your new TDS t-shirts on Friday for a fun school picture (weather permitting).
  • No School on Monday (9/4), due to Labor Day.

Fourth Grade Update – Week of August 28, 2017

  • Topics for the Week:

Reading – The Island of the Blue Dolphins

Writing – summer stories (small moments), types of sentences

Vocabulary/Spelling – Wordly Wise lesson 1, spelling: root word plus suffix

Math – numbers to 100,000; comparing numbers

Science – What questions do scientists ask?

Social Studies – map skills

  • Important Dates:

8/29 (T) – 3:15-4:00 PM – Help Session

9/1 (F) – Spelling test

Wordly Wise test 1 (teacher-led, open book, not graded)

Scholastic book orders due

9/4 (M) – No School: Labor Day

9/5 (T) – 3:15-4:00 PM – Help Session

9/7 (Th) – 6:00 PM – Lower School Back to School Night

9/8 (F) – Spelling test

  • Quizlet – Quizlet is a wonderful study resource for fourth grade students. They can study flashcards (and even print them out!), play games, and even take practice tests.  Our class name on the site is TDS 4th Grade.   There you will find all of our Wordly Wise words, as well as the vocabulary for our first math unit.  You may join for free or just study without a membership.
  • Back to School Night – Come meet the complements teachers and learn more about the curriculum and expectations in 4th We have a fun-filled year ahead!


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