4/9/2018 PIR Day - No school for kids
4/10/2018 Science Fair
4/13/2018 Pastries for Parents
4/24/2018 Recorder Concert at 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Week of 4/23/2018 Spring NWEA testing
5/4/2018 No School
5/11/2018 Walk/Bike to School Day
Week of 5/14/2018 Fourth Grade SBAC Testing
5/18/2018 Field Day in the afternoon
5/25/2018 Spring ANTS/Audubon Field Trip
5/28/2018 No School
This week we will focus on the essential question: How can inventions solve problems? Students will get the opportunity to read 3 biographies about inventors that are working to make our world a better place. We will focus on how Ben Franklin and how he experimented with lightning. Our focus for reading comprehension summarizing and sequencing.
We are rocking and rolling in math as we look at how to multiply a whole number by a fraction. Students will show mastery in modeling diagrams and using equations to multiply fractions.
We will be finishing our space opinion essay in the next two weeks. The students have spent the past 3 weeks researching facts that support their opinion on space travel. We will then finish the essay by writing an introduction paragraph, body paragraphs, and a conclusion paragraph.
Our second PLTW science uint will come to a conclusion in the next couple of weeks as we test the food pantry project design. Students will need to continue working together with their groups in order to move a box from the top of a "bus" to the ground and then 12 inches from the bus.
1. Students will need to summarize what we learned about Ben Franklin.
2. Solve the equation 3 x 3/4 = ?