Thank YOU 4.2 Families! As I reflect on my blessings, I count you all :)
Thank you to all parents who were able to bring in pies! The kids seemed to enjoy taste testing and learning about some American Thanksgiving traditions!!
Next week will be great!! We will begin working on our official story presentations in the computer lab. Please let me know if you have questions or concerns about typing the stories. We will begin literature circles and reading The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!
There will be a Spelling Test on Friday (December 1,2017) along with Spelling Pages 33-36. In Bible, we will start our unit on Samuel. There will be a Bible Memory test Friday. I will send home the exact translation on Monday for 1 Samuel 3:10. In Social Studies, we will cover Joan of Arc!! In Math, we will begin DIVISION!!!
Our Christmas Program will be the next week... December 6, 2017.
I hope you all have a wonderful break!!!!
We are excited to participate in Hour of Code!
Good Morning 4.2 families!!
Hope you enjoyed a very restful weekend.
We will have a busy, productive week this week!
Our Spelling Test will be Friday! Spelling pages 29-32 are also due on Friday.
Our Math test (chapters 4&5 combined) will be tomorrow! it will cover problems
such as :
5X100, 100X3, 36x11, and 91X73.
Students will have review sheets and a practice page tonight. IT will also have a vocabulary section with the terms: decompose, Distributive Property, estimate, factor, multiple, partial product, and regroup.
Our Bible test will be on Friday. It will cover Ruth and I will upload a study guide. There will be no Bible Memory tests.
Final Drafts of our realistic Fiction stories will be due Friday! Students will have ample time in class and my bring home after our in class writing conference. After papers are graded, I will pass them out on Monday, November 20th. I would like for students to type them into Google Drive. I will create folders and documents for them. You may assist students or allow them to do this themselves. I would like for this to be complete by November 27th. We will then work with Mrs. Roe to "publish" in Google. If you have questions or concerns, please let me know!!
We are continuing to work on our awesome castles in Social Studies!!
Thank you for all you do parents!!! The Walkathon was GREAT!!
Hope you all had a fantastic, restful weekend.
Yesterday was a great Monday! We began the day working on our *Google Slides. Students began to edit and revise their drafts wither their new "re-vision" glasses. We started an in depth look at castles. We worked with 4.1 to package our Operation Christmas Child boxes.
Spelling Test will be Friday!!! As usual, students are responsible for their 4 lesson pages. They are welcome to finish at home or school.
Bible Memory test will be this Friday!
We begin Christmas Program practices this week.
We will have a Math test on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
New Friday Folders will go out on Friday.
Walkathon is Saturday!! Wahoo!
No School on Monday, November 13,2017!
Thank you parents for all you do!!
* Check out Our Google Work:
Parents and Guardians, you are wonderful!
I am looking forward to seeing you tomorrow.
I recently found a helpful "4th Grade Guide!" If you would like to view it at home. It is not from OCSI, though we cover many of the listed skills and topics.
Happy Monday! Hard to believe this week starts NOVEMBER!!
Parent Conferences are Friday (Nov 3)!! Please feel free to message me with questions! I am looking forward to sharing your student's progress with you.
School pictures are IN! Please let me know if you would like to pick up at conferences or send home on Thursday in Friday Folders.
There is no school Friday (Nov 3). We will not have Spelling or Bible Memory as a result. We *will* have a Bible test on Thursday. I will upload the study guide.
Thank you to all families who are able to support the Walkathon!! It will be a wonderful event.
This week we will talk about setting and identifying simple vs complex subjects/ predicates. We have BRAND NEW BOOKS in class for Daily 5!!!!! Students will begin to draft their realistic fiction stories in Writing. In Math, we begin a new chapter in multi-digit multiplication. In Social Studies, we begin the Middle Ages and in Bible, we will wrap up our study of the book of Judges.
Thank you for all you do!!
Please let me know if there's any way I can support you!!!
Good Morning 4.2 Families!
It is a wonderful Monday!
Here are some quick updates:
+Thank you for turning in Walkathon and Conference forms! Contact me with questions
+Thank you for your wonderful generosity with Operation Christmas Child!!! I am blown away!! We are still taking donations
+NO Spelling test this week! Spelling pages will be a review.
+Bible Memory Test on Friday will be over last week's verse again :)
+We will continue working on Realistic Fiction Stories in Writing! Can't wait to share them with you all.
+We will continue working with multiplication and division in Math!
+ We will combine our SS & Science Units this week to create 3D maps
+FRIDAY is the end of the quarter!
Happy Friday 4.2 Families!
This week was short, fast, and productive! Thank you for all of the work you are putting in at home :)
Next week will be a FULL week!
We will continue analyzing characters in Daily 5 and using "textual evidence!" We will have a Spelling test on Friday. We will begin WRITING and writing notebooks!! Math will cover more multiplication and division foundation lessons. Check out our fun Multiplication Song for more details. MyMath also has helpful resources. In Bible, we will continue learning about the Judges and God's faithfulness to deliver us from our hardships and brokenness.
Bible Memory test will be Friday!! We will finish our SS unit on Maps with a test (students have study guides... please email for questions) and review ecosystems in Science. Next week, we will combine our Science and SS learning to make 3D maps of ecosystems.
I will be absent a few days next week. I will be in constant contact with our sub and will be available if you have questions or concerns.
Friday Folders have MAP Scores, Information on the Walkathon, and Information on operation Christmas Child (will learn about in Chapel Tuesday). Please let me know if you have questions!!
Thank you for all you do!!!
Hello Parents! Here are some helpful spelling apps! Please also check out this week's Spelling List.
It's been a wonderful week!
Bible and Spelling tests will be tomorrow!! Please wear Friday Shirts tomorrow!! They will be going home today.
Math test is Monday.
Here are some fast facts about CAMP:
-Students will need indoor shoes (I will send home school indoor shoes on Monday!)
-Please also wear Friday Shirt next Tuesday, the first day of camp
-Cameras are up to parent's choice. Disposable cameras rock!
- We will be playing "sneaky" games involving scripture. If you would like to help your child memorize some scripture, here is a great playlist for scripture songs.
-Students WILL have PE/JAPANESE/LITERACY on TUESDAY!! No PE/JAPANESE/LITERACY Friday!
-Cabin groups will go out next week:)
Hello parents! Here is a copy of the Bible Study Guide! We will go over it in class this week. (We did not start it today :) ) Our test will be Friday!
Happy Friday wonderful 4.2 families!!!
We had an AWESOME time on our trip today. I will upload pictures this weekend :)
Here are some quick updates:
+Picture Day will be Tuesday, the 26th! Order forms went home in Friday Folders.
+Beach Day permission slips also went home in Friday Folders. Please let me know if you have any questions!
+Progress Reports went out this week! Please check them! They are not final. Thank you for your support!
+Scholastic Book Orders have been extended until the 29th for cash and the 30th for online purchases. Here are some directions :)
++Next Week: September 25-29++
We will have spelling!
We will also have Bible Memory! Our Bible chapter test will also be Friday.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday will be MAPS testing.
10/2 Math Test
10/6 Beach Day!!
THANK YOU PARENTS AND FAMILIES!!! Your support is wonderful!!!
I pray God blesses you this weekend! He is so good!!!
Please contact me with questions!!
Good Morning and Happy FRIYAY!!! I am blessed by you all.
We've had a wonderful week! We have studied types of sentences, spelling, Old Testament stories of God's faithfulness, multi-digit addition, and all about maps.
Next week, there is NO SCHOOL Monday, September 18,2017! Our Field Trip will be on Friday! If our new shirts make it in, we will wear those. If not, we encourage students to wear an OCSI shirt!
We will NOT have spelling with the short week. We WILL have a Bible Memory Test. We will test on Hebrews 11:1-2 on 9/22 and Hebrews 11:3 on 9/29.
In Math, we will begin talking about Mental Math! I encourage you to model this for your students over the long weekend.
We will continue talking about types of sentences and reading. Library will be Wednesday!
Thank you for all you do!! As always, please contact me anytime!
No School: September 18,2017
Field Trip to Neo Park: September 22,2017
Picture Day: September 26,2017
MAPS testing September 25,27,29
Camp: October 3-5
Beach Day: Oct 6
We are off to a great week in 4.2!
In our morning meeting, we have been memorizing a poem about the word "Yet!" We are learning that knowledge takes time and effort. Last Friday, we began our study of the Seven Habits of Happy Kids by Sean Covey. The First Habit is: "Be Productive: I'm in charge of me!"
In Daily 5, we are working on identifying types of sentences. We classify them by "DIME: Declarative, Interrogative, Imperative, and Exclamatory" We also began reading Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Bloom. (The Link has an audio of chapters 1-4)
In Spelling, we took our pretest and will test on FRIDAY!
In Bible, we are talking about creation, Abraham, and Jacob/Esau this week. We've discussed God's glory in creation and his GRACE for sending Jesus. We have also been prayer & scripture journaling. We sang some wonderful songs in chapel today. MOVE! & Oceans.
In Social Studies, we are talking about MAPS!!!! The link (Maps) is an excellent resource from the publisher of our text. Today, we plugged in coordinates on Google to find Okinawa. We looked at Google Maps to find new places. We looked at Longitude and Latitude lines as we sang a new latitude and longitude song.
In Math, we reviewed our Chapter 1 test. Students were given the chance to correct mistakes for mastery. Students took Chapter 2 pretest. We will being talking about properties of addition as we enter into multi digit addition and subtraction.
Wednesday is Library and Music! Thursday is Art. Friday is computer, spelling test, & reading log turn-in. There will be NO SCHOOL Monday the 18th and the Field Trip is Friday the 22nd!
Students have worked so hard to earn five "Sellos" or "Compliments" as they walk in the halls, so they will vote on a class treat. WAY TO GO 4.2!!!!!
I want to thank all of you for the hard work you put in with your students. I appreciate you checking and signing Friday Folders this week.
If you are interested in the Field Trip on September 22 or have any change of plans, please let me know.We'd LOVE to have you and it is FREE for parents!
Hello 4.2 Families!!
Happy Friday! Today is a WONDERFUL day and I pray you have a wonderful, restful weekend.
There will be NO Bible memory next week. Spelling Test will be Friday! Students will have a Math test on Monday.
Please sign and date FRIDAY FOLDERS. They have some important info this week including:
-Camp Permission Forms
- Field Trip Permission Forms
- Notes about MAP testing
Students have worked very diligently this week. Next week, we will begin new units in Math (Multi Digit Addition and Subtraction), Social Studies (Maps), Bible (3rd grade review) and Grammar (Types of sentences).
Thank you for all of your support!!!
Hello Parents & Families!
Hope you all enjoyed a wonderful long weekend.
Thank you to all families who were able to make it to Open House! If you were unable to attend, I have placed the information here :) Due to open house, Friday Folders will come home on Tuesday. Please SIGN and return so that I know you've received the information!
I've has some questions about Reading Logs. I will review last week's logs with students as well as upload some information on the site. For quick reference, students are to read around 30 minutes a night and pick one activity to show understanding of the book. They can read different books each night and choose a different activity (summarize, predict). Please sign their logs! This week they will be responsible to read Tuesday night , Wednesday night and Thursday night.
There will be NO SPELLING this week!
The Bible Memory Verse Test will be Friday. It is last week's verse plus one more. 2 Timothy 3: 16 & 17 .
Library day is Wednesday!
Science test Thursday, Unit Bible test Friday, & Math test next Monday ( 9/11).
Please contact me with questions!
Let's make it a WONDERFUL week!!!
We have had a great week! Here are some class and chapel songs: Number Gator, Place Value , Light Shine, AMAZING Grace, & How Can It Be?
Spelling Test and Bible Memory Test are FRIDAY!!!
Thursday, PE/Japanese classes switch.
Friday Folders will go out on Friday with any announcements, forms, and graded work.
Open House is Friday from 6-7 pm. I hope you can make it :)
There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 4, 2017.
Have a WONDERFUL Wednesday! We appreciate you, your family, and all you do!
Today marks the end of the first week of school. Congratulations on making it through the early mornings, paper work, and new schedules.
This week the class learned procedures, discovered their preferred learning styles, and determined areas of growth for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Next week, we will continue our "Daily 5" schedule.
Spelling test will be Friday. Please find words here .
Our Bible Memory Verse is 2 Timothy 3:16 .
We will be studying Place Value in Math.
We will begin "Biology" in Science.
Thank you all!
Have a wonderful weekend!!!
Words to Live By:
"In all your ways acknowledge HIM and He will make straight your paths." Proverbs 3:6
Japanese/PE for November 27- Dec 1
Thursday- Friday: JP