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This Week in Fourth Grade!

This week is starting off great! After a short week last week to start off the semester, we are finally back to our normal schedule! The spotlight is on Cassidy this week. We are excited to learn about her!

Math: This week we will be working with finding the area of figures in square inches and centimeters. We will also work with finding missing addends with sums of 1000, relating to making change from $10.00. We will also begin talking about naming segments, angles, and figures using letters.

Reading: We are reading Abraham Lincoln: Sixteenth President this week and learning about this beloved historical figure. As we read, we will focus on adjusting our reading speed to fit the difficulty of the text.

Language Arts/Writing: We will be working on our class books this week, with the prompt Cloudy With a Chance of…. Our book will be mailed on Friday! In Spelling we will be learning about contractions and how they are formed. In grammar, we will continue learning about comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs.

Science: We have come to the end of our Science chapter and will be having our test Friday, January 17th or Monday, January 20th. This week we will be reviewing the chapter’s content.

Social Studies: This week we will be creating a timeline of events we have learned about so far, beginning with the Declaration of Independence and stretching to the present. We will also continue our study of the state of Tennessee.

Religion: In celebration of the feast of the Holy Family, we will be exploring Jesus’ family and applying what we learn to our own families. We will discuss and write about ways we can help make and keep our families holy.

Important Dates:

1/16          All School Mass

1/20         No School- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1/21-22   Vision and Hearing Screenings

1/22         Wildcat Wednesday

1/27-31    Catholic Schools Week

1/31          Grandparent’s Day

**Please Remember to sign and return the Studentreasures class book form. If all students return a signed form, we get a free copy of the book for our classroom!

**If you would like to order from the Scholastic book order for January, please send in your order form and payment or order online (Class Activation Code: MBRCF) by this Friday, January 17th.

Thank you for all you do!!




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