March 14th to 17th

Welcome back to school after your short break!  We are now done with benchmarks and beginning our last quarter before the end of the school year.  It is important that your child be in school because we will be covering a lot of important material.  We will be doing the following in 3rd and 4th grades:

3rd Grade

  • Math:  3.5, 3.14, and 3.15
  • Objective:  When given a multiplication or division fact the student will be able to accurately solve 80% of the time.
  • Objective:  When given points, line segments, rays, angles, and lines students will be able to identify when given an example with 75% accuracy.  When given a ruler students will be able to draw examples of points, line segments, rays, angles, and lines students will be able to identify when given an example with 75% accuracy.
  • Objective:  When given  model and picture of a plane/solid geometric figure students will be able to name it with 70% accuracy.
  • Reading:  3.5 and 3.6
  • Objective: Given a nonfiction/fiction book/poem the student will be able to preview and use text features 90% of the time
    Given a nonfiction/fiction book/poem the student will be able summarize smaller sections with 70% accuracy.
  • Writing:  3.9
  • Objective:  When writing a paragraph the student will be able to stay on topic, use correct capitalization, and punctuation 70% of the time

4th Grade

  • Reading:  4.3
  • Objective:Identify what type of media messages are being used including auditory, visual, and written with 75% accuracy. At least 80% of students will reach this level of accuracy on the quick check sort.

 

February 27th to March 3rd

The students will be learning the following this week:

3rd Grade:

Reading– 3.6 Non-fiction text features and summarizing using Reading A to Z books on Habitats

Math-3.5 Multiplication and Division and 3.9 Measurement and Weight

4th Grade:

Reading-4.4c use of word reference materials such as glossary, dictionary, and thesaurus

4.5 a,b- Describe the author’s purpose and the use of the author’s language, purpose, and setting in reading material

The students will be reading an autobiography on Frederick Douglass

Please continue to read every night for twenty minutes to increase your fluency and reading comprehension.

November 14th – 18th

Almost Fall Break!  However, students will be busy learning this week and our focus will center around the following skills:

3rd Grade

Reading:  3.5aa Using strategies to understand fiction/ask and answer questions

3.4g expand vocabulary when reading/especially when applying knowledge of root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms and antonyms

Math:  3.6 Multiplication-representation of multiplication problems through the use of arrays, number lines, and area models/use knowledge of repeated addition to help solve multiplication problems

4th Grade

4.5c Read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional text and poetry to identify the main idea

4.5d Summarize the supporting details in fictional texts

Remember:  Read daily every night and have someone question you about your reading passage.  Additionally, make time to practice with word study to review patterns in words every night.