4th Grade News

Welcome to 4th grade!  I am so excited to work with you and your family this year!  Fourth grade is a fun and challenging year. Please know that I want to work with you as a team to support your child's growth spiritually, academically, and emotionally. 

Communication between home and school is essential for your student to reach their highest potential. Please feel free to contact me at any time by email.  I will send home a weekly newsletter in the Friday Folder. The newsletter will include objectives, important dates, and reminders for the following week. Please sign up for Class Dojo to receive class reminders.  This is a free app that will help keep you up to date on the fourth grade!

Week of: January 21st

*Reminder - No School, Monday, January 21st

Texts of the Week: Myth Hercules' Quest and Folktail "Zomo's Friends" 

Target Comprehension Skills: Story Structure

Vocabulary Strategy: Adages and Proverbs

Grammar: Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

Spelling: prefixes re-, un-, dis-

Writing

Math: Probability as a Fraction, Probability and Data Word Problems, Multiplication and Division

Religion: The Rosary (Test will be the week of January 28th)

Social Studies: Midwest States and Capitals 

Science: Systems of the Human Body

4th Grade Service Project - February 1st

The 4th graders will be collecting crayons for Blank Children's Hospital.  I would like each student to bring in a box of crayons on February 1st.  We will then package the crayons into ziplock bags for the waiting rooms at Blank Children's Hospital.  We will also be collecting individually wrapped snacks and coloring books.  Please bring these items in by February 1st if you would like to help.

Important Dates

Monday - January 21st

  • No School

Wednesday, January 23rd

  • Science Test

Friday - January 25th

  • Math Test 

  • Spelling Test

  • End of the week Reading Test

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