Updates and Instructional Videos for 8/20

 

Hello parents of 4th Graders!

It’s been a great week!  The students are learning the routines of the classroom and are really starting to show what they know!  This week we did the following:

  • worked on place value and comparing numbers to the millions place
  • examined mentor sentences to imitate how great authors write
  • practiced finding the main idea of a passage
  • discussed the reasons of the French and Indian War
  • learned how to get used to Epic Books for independent reading
  • learned lots about Fire Safety before our visit to the Fire Safety Village next Friday

Please ask your child about his or her week and what we’ve learned.  I’m sure there’s lots in that smart brain!

Our class welcomed Mrs. Ana Bardales today!  Mrs. Ahern was the co-teacher in our classroom.  However, she has been placed to work with 5th grade this year as she is needed there.  Mrs. Bardales will be taking her place as a supply teacher until the position is filled permanently.  The students were notified on Thursday and have done well adjusting to Mrs. B.  

Important Reminders!

Monday, August 20th is Teasley’s Fall Picture Day

Friday, August, 24th is All-Pro Dads (eat breakfast in the cafe with your kiddo)

Friday, August 24th is 4th Grade’s Fire Safety Village visit.  Please make sure that you have returned the field trip form and waiver for your child to attend and participate in all activities.

Please check Friday folders sent home and return ParentVue forms to receive your child’s activation code to view grades online.

Next Week:

In math, students will be working on rounding with a number line using benchmark numbers.  Please watch the videos linked below to help your child with the strategies that we are using in class.

Rounding on a Number Line – Math Coachrounding

Rounding – Math That Works

In language arts, we will be learning about simple and complete subjects/predicates, prepositions, and conjunctions to help us with our writing.

Subject and Predicate – Simple

Complete Subject and Predicates Songcheck

Prepositions Song

Coordinating Conjunctions – FANBOYS

In reading/social studies, students will be learning about how individuals and events led to the beginning of the American Revolution.  Students will learn about key individuals and events that influenced this change in our history.

The American Revolution Overview Part 1 – 321 Learningam rev

The American Revolution Overview Part 2 – 321 Learning

 

 

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This Week

We had a wonderful start of the school year in 4th grade.  We’re so glad to have your children!  We worked on expectations, procedures, and did some fun stuff.  Your children are awesome and are doing a great job learning the ins and outs of our classroom.

If you haven’t already done so, please make sure to do the following:

  1. Sign up for Remind (found on our blog)
  2. Complete the Student Information Sheet (found our blog)
  3. Sign up for Class Dojo with the code sent home today
  4. Fieldtrip form and Waiver for our Cobb Fire Safety Village field trip
  5. Complete all paperwork sent home – clinic card and handbook sign off

I’ll send home reminders notes if you have not done these things by next Friday.

Please look for in the next 24 hours about what we’ll be learning in class next week!

Have a magnificent weekend!

Welcome to 4th Grade!

Welcome to 4th grade!  I’m sure many of you are excited and nervous at the same time.  Mrs. Ahern and l feel the same way.  Can you believe it? You’re a 4th grader (or your child is one)! We hope that you’ve had the MOST AMAZING summer!  We would love to hear about it as we get to know each other.  Fourthschool grade is a great year — there’s so much growth that you’ll make both academically and physically. I hope that this year you will continue to challenge yourself and help to build a community of leadership and learning in the process.  If you’d like to know a little more about us, visit the About Us page on this blog.

See you bright and early on Wednesday, August 1st.  We’ll kick off this fabulous, fourth grade year together!  Please click here if you need information about Teasley’s Standard Attire.  If you haven’t purchased supplies yet, please check this blog for information on purchasing supplies through our Teasley fundraiser.

Mrs. Jean and Mrs. Ahern

 

Meet n’ Greet/Open House Links

Hi!

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