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Amy Venable - Fourth Grade  (Send e-mail)

Welcome back! Our students will be starting the ELA portion of the PARCC test on Tuesday morning. We will test Friday and the following Monday. This will conclude the testing for our class. I'm so proud of the hard work and focus they demonstrate while testing.

The fourth quarter bucket list challenge is underway. Please be sure that your student is reading age appropriate books and filling out the summary sheets completely. If there are any questions, please ask!

ELA: We have begun our final ELA unit, "Heroes." We will focus on character, setting, context clues, and summarizing. We will also focus on main ideas and details. We will look at Greek myths and read the novel, The Lightning Thief.

Math: We are practicing algebra in math. We are determining if equations are equal or not equal,
adding/subtracting/multiplying/dividing equations, and understanding inequalities.

Writing: We are working on Narrative Fiction in writing. Students are developing a realistic narrative essay through careful character development and story arcs.

Social Studies: We are working on mapping skills and will begin state research, which will conclude with the creation of a state float later this quarter.

Science:
We will continue with senses.


Governor Pat Quinn signed Erin's Law in January of 2013, which requires all schools in the state of Illinois to provide age appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education programs for their students in grades Pre-K through 12. In response to this legislation, Frankfort School District 157-C will be adding, "Child Lures Prevention: Think First and Stay Safe", curriculum for the school year. The curriculum is available in the school office for parents to preview.
 
 

This week in class

Monday
No School

Tuesday
"G" Day
ELA PARCC 1
Read 20 Minutes

Wednesday
"E" Day:
Homework:
Math Worksheet
Read 20 Minutes

Thursday
"R" Day
Brookfield Zoo Field Trip- please send a sack lunch and a small backpack to carry belongings

Friday
"T" Day
PARCC ELA 2



 
 

Important Dates

4/18/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

4/20/2017
Field Trip to Field Museum

4/25/2017
Band Boosters Hot Lunch

4/27/2017
Field Trip to Emagine Theater

5/2/2017
Ed Foundation Hot Lunch

5/5/2017
FSP Smoothies

5/9/2017
Athletic Boosters Hot Lunch

5/16/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

5/23/2017
Ed Foundation Hot Lunch

5/26/2017
School Improvement Day- Early Dismissal 12:05

5/29/2017
Memorial Day- No school

5/30/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

6/1/2017
Tug of War

6/2/2017
Field Day

6/6/2017
Last Day of School if No Snow Days

 
 

Downloads List

Field Day Tshirts and Pizza Lunch [4/18/2017]
Music Week [3/17/2017]
PARCC schedule [3/17/2017]
Weekly Schedule.docx [8/26/2016]
Wheelchair Basketball at Hickory [3/17/2017]

 
 

Cool Links

7 Continents Song
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Ellis Island Passenger Search
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Envision Math Series
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Island- survival quiz
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Long Division Song
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Math games and lessons
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Math Link
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Midwest Info
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Midwest states and Capitals
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National Geographic Kids
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PARCC ELA
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PARCC PRACTICE
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PAX- Book Link
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Ranger Rick Animal Research
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Regions Assignment
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San Diego Zoo Website
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The One and Only Ivan
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THE WEST REGION
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Thinking Blocks
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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
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World Wildlife Fund
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