Tuesday, December 14, 2010

December

Theme:  The expert in anything was once a beginner


Reading: Questioning
Book Report: Fantasy (due: 12/17)
Writing: Poetry (Acrostic, Diamante, Haiku, Clerihew)
Math: Graphing (bar, line, box and whisker, frequency table, line plot)
Science: Environments
Social Studies: Native Americans

Monday, November 1, 2010

November



Theme: Never let yesterday's disappointments overshadow tomorrow's dreams.

Reading: Infer Meaning
Book Report: Tall Tale (due: 11/19)
Writing: Thanksgiving Feast (Persuasive writing/Voice)
Math: Multiplication - story problems, arrays, perimeter/area, multiply two-digit by two-digit
Science: Environments and Fossils
Social Studies: Native Americans

Friday, October 8, 2010

October

Theme:  Life is all about making mistakes and learning from them.

Reading:  Comprehension through Inferring Meaning
Book Report: Folktales (Due 10/22)
Writing:  Ghost Stories (Word Choice)
Math:  Multiplication - arrays, word problems, and multiply two-digit by two-digit
Science:  Water Cycle
Social Studies:  Regions of Utah 

Friday, August 6, 2010

August/September

I'm so excited to begin this year with your kids! The jump from 3rd to 4th grade is a big and exciting leap!  Here's a little overview of what we'll be covering in August and September.


Theme: "The strength of the team is each individual member...the strength of each member is the team." ~Coach Phil Jackson
Math: Adding and Subtracting to the Millions, Comparing Numbers, and Representing Numbers in Standard, Expanded, and Word Form
Reading: Comprehension through – Activating and Connecting, Questioning, Visualization, and Inferring Meaning
Book Report: Fairytales (Due the last Friday of each Month).
Writing: Memoirs and Fairytales
Science: Dinosaurs and Fossils
Social Studies: Utah’s State Symbols, Prehistoric Utah, Regions of Utah, Mountains, Lakes and Rivers