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Teacher Marc Van Assen - Fourth Grade  (Send e-mail)

April 21st, 2017

PARCC testing for next week is (Monday the 24th)
Get plenty of sleep.
Eat a healthy breakfast.
Put forth your best effort

For PARCC month homework will be limited to nights with no testing the next day. Feel free to read nightly and review states and capitals. Math will be assigned on nights when there is no PARCC the following day.

All of our testing for PARCC starts at 9:10. A.M. Please make sure students arrive at school on time.

Our remaining PARCC Schedule

Mon, April 24th ELA 9:10 - 11:10.
Please send in headphones for testing. they are needed for ELA.
Students may bring in sugarless gum for testing time.

Front Rowed - feel free to catch up on any old assignments in ELA. ( Reading and Writing )

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Continue to remind your child to stay focused on work and less time talking.

We will continue to work with narrative writing. We are focusing small moment stories with deep rich characters and settings. We are continuing to use transitions, correct spellings, and neat and organized writing.

We will continue the Heroes Unit and we will be reading The Lightning Thief.

Essential Questions for this fourth quarter:

How do heroes affect society?

What lessons do literary heroes teach us?

If you need to order hot lunches. Ordering is only
online. On the first page of the district webpage on the left side is the online payments choice. This is where you would begin.

Science - We are discussing adaptations in plants and animals that allow them to survive, grow and reproduce in life.

Social Studies - We are finishing up the West Region.
Please continue to review the states, capitals and state placement.

Math - We have finished up with algebra topic 10. We will plan on testing late next week. Please look for the study guide.

School Hours.

Grades 3, 4, and 5: 9:05 AM - 3:30 PM.

Early Dismissal: 11:50 p.m.


Weekly class schedule

Math 9:10 - 10:30
Science / Social Studies 10:30 - 11:10
Lunch 11:10 - 11:30
Recess 11:30 - 11:50
Writing 11:50 - 12:30
WTW 12:30 - 1:00
Encore Classes 1:00 - 1:35
P.E.1:40 - 2:10
ELA 2:10 - 3:30

T Day Encore is Library
I Day Encore is Art
G Day Encore is STEM
R Day Encore is Music
 
 

This week in class

Monday
I - Day
PARCC ELA part III
Math -
Science / SS - Animal adaptations and South West Region
Writing - Narrative Writing
Encore - Art
PE.
ELA -



Tuesday
G - Day
Hot Lunch

Math - Topic 18-2 Solving Addition and Subtraction Equations
Science / SS - Animal adaptations / Mid West Region ...
Writing -Opinion Writing
Encore STEM
PE
ELA - Lightning Thief




Wednesday
E - Day
Math - Topic 18 - 3 Solving multiplication and Division Expressions
Science / SS - Animal adaptations and South West Region
Writing - Narrative Writing
PE -
ELA - Lightning Thief

Thursday
R - Day
Field Museum Field Trip

Math -
Science / SS - Animal adaptations /
South West Region ..
Writing - Narrative Writing
Encore - Music
PE
ELA - PARCC Practice

Friday
T - Day
Math - 18 - 5 Problem Solving Working Backwards
Science / SS - Animal Adaptations / South West Region.
Writing - Opinion writing.
Encore - Library
PE.
ELA -

 
 

Important Dates

6/2/2016
Field Day Morning Sesson

4/24/2017
PARCC ELA 3 9:10 Monday

4/27/2017
Emagine Theater Born in China Field Trip

5/2/2017
Education Foundation Hot Lunch

5/5/2017
Smoothies

5/29/2017
No School Memorial Day

6/1/2017
Tug of War Day. Team color - Orange

 
 

Downloads List

Curriculum Night Power Point [9/11/2016]
Field Day Lunch & T-Shirt order instructions [4/10/2017]
State float example [5/9/2016]
State of the District Presentation [1/24/2017]
Words Their Way Research [11/17/2013]
WordsTheir Way information [11/17/2013]

 
 

Cool Links

50 states
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A - Z Animals
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Animal Fact Guide. com
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Bio Expedition (Animal Research)
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Envision Math
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Fact Zoo
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Front Row Math
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Front Rowed Reading, Math and Writing Practice
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Great math and reading games
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Math Games
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Math Help
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National Geographic
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National Geographic for Kids
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National Wildlife Federation
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net state
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Place the states
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Research Website (Buzzle)
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Science Text
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Social Studies Text
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Storytown Reading Text
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Student Research Site
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