Grade 4: Mrs. Plass

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WELCOME TO FOURTH GRADE πŸ“’πŸ“•πŸ“–πŸ–πŸ–‹βœ

Reminders

1) Half day Wednesday, 11/22/17

2) No school for Thanksgiving Break – Thursday and Friday πŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒ Have a happy Thanksgiving!

3) Thanksgiving Mass on 11/22/17 – 4th grade will be hosting 

 

Native American Project letter

Fourth Grade News – October 19, 2017 Letter from Mrs. Plass

The fourth grade concluded the unit on Native Americans with a project, below are some pictures of their presentations.

   

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

1. Read Scholastic News and answer questions on back

2. Practice multiplication facts

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

1. Finish Thanksgiving essay and artwork that goes along with it

2. Religion page 78

3) All Social Studies projects due tomorrow 

 

Monday, November 20, 2017

1. Math page 127 examples 9 – 14 show the work

2. Finish Thanksgiving essay

3. Bring in Social Studies project

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

1. Math page 123

2. Reading bluebook pages 121 + 128

3. Study for Science quiz tomorrow

4. Vertebrate chart due tomorrow 

5. Dressed up turkey

6. Social Studies – geography handout

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 

1. Math problems that we wrote in notebook

2. Write sentences for 10 spelling words

3. Study for science quiz

4. Book report due 12/15/17 – Must be a chapter book over 100 pages

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

1. Math page 109 examples 8 – 15

2. ELA – reading bluebook page 167 and write a sentence for each reading vocabulary word (5 words)

3. Science – complete a chart showing the 7 vertebrate groups. Needs to have a picture with a description of each class. Due Friday 

4. Study for Science quiz on Friday

5. Turkey Dress-Up Contest – due Friday

Monday, November 13, 2017

1. Math handout

2. Religion – Follow Jesus Handout – due 11/20

3. ELA – write spelling words 3 times each and Reading bluebook page 129

4. Science – Vertebrates page 32

5. Science quiz  on vertebrates and invertebrates on Friday

6. Complete handwriting assignment started in class

 


 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

1.  Math – Handout out on word problems / Practice times table

2. ELA – writing good paragraphs handout

3. Work on Social Studies project

 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

1. Math page 104

2. Write a friendly letter to a Veteran for Operation Gratitude

3. Work on Social Studies project

 

Monday, November 6, 2017

1. Scholastic News – Text Features needs to be completed 

2. ELA – adjectives handout

3. Math page 101 examples 5 -11 show work

4. Study for Social Studies test

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Friday, November 3, 2017

1. Study for Social Studies test on Tuesday

2. Study for Religion test on Wednesday

3. Bring in trip slip / Progress Report

4. No school next Thursday, 11/9 and Friday, 11/10 

Thursday, November 2, 2017 

1. Math page 98

2. Homographs handout

3. Study for Reading / Spelling tests tomorrow

4. Study for Social Studies test next Tuesday

5. Chapter 4 Religion test next Wednesday

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – All Saints’ Day πŸ™

1. Math page 95

2. ELA – write sentences for 10 of the spelling words

3. Social Studies project on NYS Native Americans is due 11/20 – 11/22

4. Study for Reading test and Spelling test on Friday 

 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 

Happy Halloween πŸ‘ΉπŸ’€β˜ πŸ‘»πŸ˜±

 

Monday, October 30, 2017 – 4th grade may come in costume, no props or painted faces

1. Complete 5 examples given in math notebook 

2. ELA – write spelling words 3 times each

3. Reading bluebook page 325

4. Science handout on symmetry

5. Religion – say a decade of the Rosary


Thursday, October 26, 2017

1. Math pages 85-86

2. Study for reading and spelling test

3. ELA handout on cause and effect

4. Science – make a chart showing the 8 categories of invertebrates – due 10/30

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Dress down for $1 tomorrow

1. Religion – say a decade of the Rosary

2. Math page 80

3. ELA – Reading blue book page 119

4. Write spelling words in ABC order

5. Science handout

6. Draw or cut out a picture of an animal and say if it has symmetry or not. If it does, draw the line of symmetry. Handout and drawing will be graded

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – Rosary Rally tomorrow / Nut Card 10/25

1. Math complete page 77

2. Reading vocabulary words – write a sentence for each word

3. Reading blue book page 164

4. Social Studies – write about the ritual of marriage for the Algonquian people.

 

Monday, October 23, 2017 – tomorrow wear gym uniform

1. Math handout

2. Social Studies handout

3. Spelling – write spelling words 3 times each

4. Explain what the quote from Saint Teresa means. Write about it in your Religion notebook

 


 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

1. Math page 68

2.  Spelling – write sentences for spelling words 1 – 10

3. Religion – complete pages 52, 53, and 54 (I will be collecting page 54 and grading it)

4. Study for Science test tomorrow 

5. Religion test and multiplication test Friday

6. Scholastic order due 10/23

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – story of the week “Letters Home from Yosemite”

1)  Write sentences for the reading vocabulary words

2) Reading bluebook page 103

3) Math page 61 examples 3 – 10 and page 65 examples 6 – 10

4) Study for Science, Religion, and multiplication quiz

Monday, October 16, 2017

1) Social Studies handout – use your notes. Will be graded

2) Finish opinion essay

3) Study for Science Test – Thursday

4) Study for Religion test  Friday

5) Study for multiplication quiz Friday


Thursday, October 12, 2017

1) Bring sharp pencils – Terra Nova continues until Monday

2) Study for Religion test next Friday – chapter 3, how to pray the Rosary and Mysteries

3) Study quiz that was given on Photosynthesis and plants

4) Science – Complete page 19 “How Seed Plants Reproduce”

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

1) Terra Nova continues please bring sharp pencils

2) For All Saints’ Day students will dress as favorite Saint and bring to school a small artifact associated with the Saint. For example, picture, statue etc. 

 

 


Friday, October 6, 2017

1) No School Monday

2) Terra Novas start next Tuesday – bring sharp pencils

 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

1) science take home quiz

2) spelling words – ABC order

3) Reading bluebook page 102

4) Study for reading test

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

1) Math handout / Study for Math test

2) Finish final draft and complete a drawing for the cover

3) Study how to pray the Rosary

4) Study for Reading test on Friday

5) Band starts  tomorrow 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – Feast of St. Francis tomorrow / Blessing of the animals 2:30

1) Math page 59 and study for test

2) Write a sentence for the reading vocabulary words

3) Finish first draft of your personal narrative

4) Science handout  page 15

 

Monday, October 2, 2017

1) Math pages 55 + 56

2) Read Scholastic News and answer questions 1 – 10

3) Complete Graphic Organizer for Personal Narrative

4) Write spelling 3 times each

5) Study for Religion test tomorrow

6) Math test Thursday / Reading test Friday

 

spelling words for the week 10/2/17 Long e sound:

prairie, finally, rookie, balcony, calorie, movie, hockey, steady, honey, country, collie, alley, valley, empty, breezy, trolley, money, city, jury, misty

 


Friday, September 29, 2017

1) Study for Religion test Tuesday – chapters 1 and 2

2) Study for Math test 10/5

Thursday, September 28, 2017

1) Math page 52

2) Write sentences for the other 10 spelling words

3) Study for social studies test tomorrow, study for spelling test and grammar

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

1) Math pages 42 and 47

2) Write sentences for 10 spelling words

3) Study for tests Friday – grammar, spelling, social studies

4) Dress down for $1

5) Pizza money is due tomorrow if ordering pizza on Friday

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

1) Write sentences for the reading vocabulary words

2) Reading handout on Literary Elements

3) Science handout 

4) Social Studies map of NYS is due tomorrow 

5) Math pages 40 + 41

 

Monday, September 25, 2017

1) Write spelling words 3 times each

2) Grammar handout 

3) Math handout – rounding

4) Social Studies handout – Latitude / Longitude

5) Study for Social Studies test on Friday / Spelling and Grammar test Friday

 

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

1. Math page 36

2. Spelling – put words into ABC order

3. Science handout

4. Social studies – draw a map of New York State (must have requirements discussed in class)

5. Study for reading test and spelling test / math quiz on Monday

6. Movie night tomorrow / Choir starts tomorrow 

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – movie night Friday – proceeds will be for Hurricane victims

1. Math page 33

2. Reading bluebook page 60

3. Write sentences for 10 spelling words

4. Religion page 30 

5. Study for reading / spelling test on Friday

6. Math quiz Monday

 

September 19, 2017 

1. Write a sentence for each vocabulary word 

2. Math pages 29 and 30 

3. Social Studies handout

4. Spelling and Reading test Friday

5. Movie night Friday 

September 18, 2017 – ELA story of the week “Lewis and Clark and Me”

** Wear gym uniform Tuesday

1. Write Spelling words 3 times each

2. Math page 25 examples 6 and 7 and page 26 examples 8 and 9

3. Religion – write about how you can bring joy to the people in your family and/or community

4. Reading and Spelling test Friday

5. Complete Spanish HW – write given words 5x in Spanish and 1x in English / Study words

spelling words for the week – words with sound of long a and i

sigh, right, weight, eight, detail, height, spray, braid, bait, grain, slight, thigh, tight, raisin, trait, highway, frighten, dismay, freight, sleigh

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September 14, 2017

* Study for spelling test

* Study for reading test

 

September 13, 2017 

* math pages 13 and 15

* write sentences for 10 of the spelling words.

* study for spelling and reading test

* Meet the Teacher on Thursday 7pm / Mass Friday 

 

September 12, 2017 

* Write a sentence for each reading vocabulary word – grand, memorial, peculiar, positive, prideful, recalls, selecting

* Reading (bluebook) workbook page 96

* Math page 10

* Reading and spelling test on Friday 9/15

 

September 11, 2017 – Reading story of the week “Because of Winn Dixie”

* Write spelling words neatly 3 times each

* Math workbook page 8 – problem 17 & page 9 problem 1 – 8

* Reading and spelling test on Friday 9/15

Spelling words for the week – admire, magnet, contest, method, custom, rally, soccer, engine, sudden, finger, accident, mitten, intend, fabric, flatten, rascal, gutter, mammal, happen, cannon

September 8, 2017

* Please note Afterschool Forms were handed out today and it begins on Monday, 9/11

* Full day on Monday

* “Meet the Teacher Night” – 9/14/17

September 7, 2017

* Bring back workbooks covered with contact paper

* Bring back signed Internet Authorization form – bring in headphones in a plastic ziplock bag with       name or $4.00 for new headphones provided by the school

* Bring back breakfast form if you would like to attend. Starts Monday, 9/11/17

* If you haven’t already done so, bring in supplies, $5.50 for Scholastic News, $5.00 for planner

 

September 6, 2017 

* Bring back handwriting and reading workbook covered with contact paper

* Bring back breakfast form if you would like to attend. Starts Monday, 9/11/17

* If you haven’t already done so, bring in supplies, $5.50 for Scholastic News, $5.00 for planner

 

 

Incoming fourth grade summer HW

 

Incoming fourth grade supply list