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Bill Hermanson - Fourth Grade  (Send e-mail)

Quarter 2 Book Project is due on Monday, January 14th. Students must read an age/grade appropriate book and create a diorama, poster, powerpoint, etc. on that specific book. I gave a list of over 30 projects they can choose from.

Chelsea Themed Thursdays are:
12/13...Chicago Bears Day--Wear Bears, Orange, Blue, Football, etc.
12/20...Holiday Sweater Day--Wear any Holiday Shirt/Sweater/Colors
1/10...PJ Day--Wear Pajamas, Slippers, Robes, etc.
1/17...Neon Day--Wear Bright Neons and Colors
1/24...Inside Out Day--Wear Inside Out Pants, Shirts, Hats, etc.
1/31...Class Color Day--4th Grade Wears Blue

Mrs. Canny, Chelsea librarian, is looking for volunteers to help her re-shelve/organize books after students return them. Please contact her directly if you are free here and there throughout the weeks. Thanks!

***VERY IMPORTANT***---IF YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT (PLANNED OR UNEXPECTED) PLEASE TRY TO LOOK UP THE EUREKA MATH LESSON ON-LINE. IT WILL BENEFIT HIM/HER TO LOOK AT THE LESSON ON GOOGLE. THAT WAY WHEN THEY RETURN THEY DIDN'T MISS A BEAT IN MATH CLASS. I REALLY APPRECIATE THE FAMILIES THAT ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE ON-LINE RESOURCE. SIMPLY SEARCH GOOGLE "Eureka Math Grade 4 Module (whatever) Lesson (whatever). A gentleman named Duane Haverbeck will actually teach and model the lesson for you/your child.

For those parents that want to sign up for "Remind" (a group text alert from me) please text
To: 81010
Message: @bhermanson
I will send group texts for big reminders such as field trips, 1/2 days, school spirit days, etc.
All other info such as assignments, upcoming tests, curricular activities, etc. will be posted on this webpage and will not be "group texted" out.
VERY IMPORTANT: I CANNOT RECEIVE TEXTS IF YOU RESPOND. THIS IS A ONE-WAY TEXTING SYSTEM. YOU CAN EMAIL/CALL ME ANYTIME OBVIOUSLY.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK:
Luke Walker

Favorite Food: "Steak"
Favorite Thing About Me: "I'm Hardworking"
Favorite TV Show/Movie: "Gilligan's Island"
My Birthday is: "September 17th"
Favorite Pet: "My 2 Dogs...Buddy and Lucky"
Favorite Thing To Do: "Play With My Dogs"
Favorite Subject: "Math"
Place I Want to Visit: "Hawaii"
I'm Special Because: "I'm Smart and Athletic"
Favorite Book/Magazine: "Paperboy"
My Family is: "Mom, Dad, Blake, Daniel and Me"
Favorite Sport/Game/Activity: "Basketball"
Favorite Color: "Green"
What I Want To Be When I Grow Up: "An Actor"

CURRICULUM UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF: 12/10-12/14

ELA:
We are well into our Quarter 2 Unit titled "Survival" and we will examine novels and articles on how people and animal's perspective can impact decisions to survive. We will read the novel "The One and Only Ivan". We will also study Poetry vs Prose vs Drama, as well as; cause and effect and inferencing. We'll also examine the major text structures (cause/effect, problem/solution, description, compare/contrast and sequential order).

WRITER'S WORKSHOP:
We will be doing a response to literature writing piece this quarter. We will read the short story titled "Fox" and write related to a character and their traits bringing in quotes from the text. We'll also be doing another research simulation writing project. Students will use 2-3 articles plus a video and create an essay using and quoting all 2-3 articles and the video. We practiced one in Q1 and now we'll be enhancing the process for the next three quarters seeking mastery.

MATH:
We have finished Module 3 on Multiplication and Division. End-of-Module Test is Tuesday and Wednesday. Please review the workbook, the Eureka website or practice 2 digit by 2 digit multiplication process as well as the division process this weekend and Monday night.

SOCIAL STUDIES:
We are examining the South Region and will explore the states, capitals, climate, landforms, people, industries and history of the South region.

SCIENCE:
We'll be examining energy, motion and electricity. We'll also study animal adaptations...behavioral and physical.
 
 

This week in class

Monday
"T" Day
PE and Music
EUREKA: Module 3 Review


Tuesday
"I" Day
PE Only
EUREKA: Module 3 Test Day 1


Wednesday
"G" Day
PE and Art
EUREKA: Module 3 Test Day 2


Thursday
"E" Day
PE and Stem
EUREKA: Module 5 Lesson 1

Friday
"R" Day
PE and Spanish
EUREKA: Module 5 Lesson 2


 
 

Important Dates

12/11/2018
Hot Lunch

12/18/2018
Hot Lunch

12/21/2018
Early Dismissal---2:30! Winter Break Begins!!!

1/7/2019
NO SCHOOL---Teacher Institute

1/8/2019
School Resumes

1/14/2019
Quarter 2 Book Project Due

 
 

Downloads List

4th FourthGradeNoExcuseWords_5_10_2011_11_37_12_AM.pdf [10/11/2011]
Curriculum Night 18-19 (1) NEW.ppt [9/17/2018]
FSP Dine and Donate The Creamery 2018-09-13.pdf [9/17/2018]
List of Supplies for Troops [11/5/2015]
Mr. Hermanson's Cool Links [8/30/2011]
State of the District Flyer.pdf [1/24/2017]
Weekly Reading Activities-Directions [9/5/2014]
Weekly Reading Response Log [9/5/2014]
Words Their Way Parent Letter [11/15/2013]
Words Their Way Research [11/15/2013]

 
 

Cool Links

Epic Books
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Eureka Math
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Midwest Abbreviations
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Midwest Capitals
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Padlet-Natural Disasters
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Zearn
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Zearn Program---Eureka
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