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4th Grade Overview

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Important Dates - 4th Grade

August 15th: First Day of School!

August 22nd: Back to School Night (childcare provided)

September 7th: Picture Day

October 5th: Children's Book Author Elizabeth Singer Workshop

http://www.elizabethsingerhunt.com/

 

Daily Schedule

8:00 School Starts

8:05-10:05 Morning Routines and Mathematics 

10:05-10:25 Recess

10:25-12:00 Language Arts: Reading and Writing with ELD integration

 12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30 Science/Social Studies

2:30-2:40 Homework Review 

Dismissal is at 2:40

 

(Wednesday dismissal at 12:26 pm)

Curriculum

Math

We will continue to use the very successful Envision Math. We are also partnering with a math teacher from Bayside STEM to prepare our students for middle school!

ELA

We will adopt the new curriculum named "Benchmark" this year!

Science

We will study magnetism & electricity, rocks & minerals, and relationships of living things.

Social Studies

We will learn California history and geography including Native Peoples, Missions, the Gold Rush, and Statehood.

Site Words (Grades 3-5)

Parent Responsibilities

Please LABEL all uniform jackets/sweaters, backpacks, lunch boxes, etc.

Thursday Envelopes

Every Thursday your child will come home with information about the events in our school and community. PLEASE take the time to READ these interesting papers! There are often important notices and resources in them.

Homework

It is the student’s job to be responsible for their learning and practice the skills we are learning in school by doing their homework every night. It is your responsibility as a parent to provide them a place to do their work, free of distractions, and to check their work when they are done. If there is a problem with the homework, please attempt it together. Every problem or question should be attempted multiple times. It is often through productive struggle that we learn the most. In case of an emergency, please write a note to your child's teacher.

Every night students are assigned a reading log, a math page, and standards aligned language arts practice. Please check that their work is complete to the best of their ability each night and sign the front of the homework packet at the end of the week. INCOMPLETE or MISSING homework will not be tolerated. Please also give a consequence at home. 

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Behavior Expectations

Take care of yourself - be safe in the classroom, hallways and on the playground.
Take care of each other - be courteous and respectful of those around you.
Take care of this place - be responsible for your actions, words, belongings, and trash.
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Mrs. correa, ms. strasburg, Ms. Loeser

(650) 312-7550


Additional Resources

Ten Marks
Lexia Core 5
Raz Kids
Learning Farm