13 Personal Narrative:PROMPT – Write about a time you had to make a choice.*what we typically see at the beginning of 4th grade
14 Personal Narrative:PROMPT – Write about a time you had to make a choice.*with instruction and practice, this is the kind of writing we are working toward
15 Expository Writing: PROMPT: Write about your favorite place to spend time. Describe the place and explain what makes it special.*what we typically see early in the year
16 Expository Writing:PROMPT:Write about your favorite place to spend time. Describe the place and explain what makes it special.*with instruction and practice, this is the type of writing we are working toward
23 Lending or Borrowing money Financial LiteracyMaking profitLending or Borrowing money
24 Math What can you do to help your child to do better in my Math class: Check AGENDA every day and initial itMonitor the HOMEFUN assignmentsHave your child practice Multiplication Facts every dayAsk your child to TEACH you something they learn every day
25 Measurement and graphing are implemented into the units Please discuss units of measurement with your child whenever possible: as you are grocery shopping, buying gasoline, cooking, and etc.
27 How often should I practice basic multiplication facts? Only on the days you eat!Multiplication Fluency: A necessity for success in math! Students are expected to be practicing basic multiplication fact fluency daily. Fluency means a student is able to instantly retrieve the answer from memory. Students will be held accountable for acquiring this skill. A major grade will be given each quarter. Students will be graded on fluency > speed and accuracy of 100 basic facts and will be graded as follows:1st Quarter - 5 minutes 2nd Quarter minutes 3rd Quarter - 4 minutes 4th Quarter - 3 minutes