What is New This Week

Zaxby’s spirit night is Tuesday 8.20 from 5-10. Come have dinner and support our school!

Picture day is this Thursday 8/22! Please have students bring the picture order forms and money on Thursday.

Quarter 1 Biblionasium reading challenge has started! Make sure you keep logging reading minutes. Quarter 1 reading challenge goes till October 9th.

Log Information:


Here is what we are working on:

READING: We are continuing to work on our reading stamina. These kids love to read! We also are working on settings, characters, comparing and contrasting, and point of view while we are reading Long Walk to Water. 

WRITING/GRAMMAR: We started working on narrative writings. We also have our first spelling list and our first spelling test on Friday 8/23.

MATH: We are working on different strategies for adding and subtracting with regrouping. We are also going to be starting math fact fluency practice with Fast Math. All students will start with addition as a refresher.

SCIENCE: We are learning about the water cycle. Ask your child to perform the Water Cycle Rap. We do it every day!

**Remember to be reading and practicing math facts everyday!


What we are learning

We had a great first two days of school getting to know each other and learning the school and classroom expectations and procedures.


Here is what we have coming for this week.


We are going to set our expectations and structure for Reading Workshop. We will model and practice what Reading Workshop should be like in our classroom. Students will also get an opportunity to work on their independent reading stamina.


Writing is very similar to Reading this week. We are going to set our expectations for Writers Workshop. We will model and practice what Writing Workshop should be like in our classroom. Student will get a chance to work on their writing stamina with some independent writing time.


We are going to be working on a few activities that show different patterns in Math, and also how everyone is a “Math person”.

Social Studies

We will be starting Social Studies by talking about the 4 hats. ( geography, history, economics, and government) We will also be doing a few activities to practice our map skills.


*** Homework will start this week in Reading. There will be a sheet sent home on Monday that will be due Friday. Students will get their agendas, and will start recording their homework in the agenda. We will also be starting the AIM HIGH card. You will see that in the binder as well.

Welcome to 4th Grade!


Well it’s time for another amazing school year filled with great learning experiences and lots of fun! I can’t wait to meet each of you on July 30th at Sneak-a-Peek/Open House. 4th grade starts at 9:00 with Sneak-a-Peek. At 9:30 parents will stay in the classroom for Open House and the students will be joining our administrators in the Learning Commons. If you are unable to attend at 9:00 there are opportunities for Sneak-a-Peek for all grade levels at 8:00-8:30 and at 2:00-2:30. See you then!!