12-12-12

Math

Students are taking the Chapter 3 test this week.  This exam assesses these 4th grade standards:

  • Demonstrate fluency with multiplication and division facts.
  • Use an understanding of place value to multiply a number by 10, 100 and 1000.
  • Multiply multi-digit numbers.
  • Estimate products and quotients of multi-digit whole numbers.
  • Solve multi-step real-world and mathematical problems requiring the use of addition, subtraction and multiplication of multi-digit whole numbers.
  • Divide multidigit whole numbers.

Students who do not satisfy the standards will have an opportunity to re-test later in the year, but we will be moving on to Chapter 4.

Chapter 4 focuses on graphs and data.  Students will create, read, and interpret a variety of graphs.

  • Students will use tables, bar graphs, timelines and Venn diagrams to display data sets.

Reading

This week students are reading When I Went to the Library, which is a humerous story is written in the form of an apology letter.

Students will:

  • Refer to details and examples in a text when answering questions about the story.
  • Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.
  • Describe the overall structure of events in a story.

We will also be studying the long e vowel sound in spelling.  Students will look at different ways to write the long e and examine those spelling patterns.

Study at Home

I’ve added some new Study Island assignments to our class page.  To practice using Study Island, visit the Study Island website at www.studyisland.com.

All students have their own user name.  It is:

800.first name.last name @ ERASD

Example: 800.Jacob.Scott@ERASD

The password to get on the site is SI2012.

 

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