Welcome to Ms. Wenger’s 4th Grade Class!
At Heron Pond we use McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders. This anthology provides students with wide exposure to fiction and nonfiction texts while focusing on various reading skills and strategies. For more information visit McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders.
In fourth grade the students will complete the writing process and publish:
Everyday Mathematics is a program developed by the University of Chicago School of Mathematics Project. This is a program that spirals so students are continually exposed to various concepts throughout the year. For more information, click here.
The fourth grade units of study are:
Unit 1 – Place Value; Multidigit Addition and Subtraction
Unit 2 – Multiplication and Geometry
Unit 3 – Fractions and Decimals
Unit 4 – Multidigit Multiplication
Unit 5 – Fraction and Mixed-Number Computation; Measurement
Unit 6 – Division; Angles
Unit 7 – Multiplication of a Fraction by a Whole Number; Measurement
Unit 8 – Fraction Operations; Applications
It is very important that students continually practice their addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division fast facts. Students can log-in to the Everyday Math Website to play a variety of fact games.
The importance of reuse, reduce, and recycle
The water cycle
Basic cloud types
Homework is generally assigned daily. The amount of homework in grade four is forty minutes. Some children may take longer to accomplish the task than others. Long term homework assignments/projects are assigned occasionally and given longer amounts of time to complete.
- To reinforce what your child is learning during the day.
- To teach your child to complete assignments responsibly.
- To encourage organization.
- To practice working independently to successfully complete the task.
- To enable your child to learn the skills of short and long term assignment planning.
- To give parents an opportunity to see what their child is learning in school.
Friday, October 6th – Teacher Workshop Day – No School
Monday, October 9th – Columbus Day – No School
Thursday, October 12th – PTO Meeting – Heron Pond – 6:30 pm
Friday, October 27th – PTO Spooktacular – Heron Pond
Tuesday, October 31st – Autumn Adventure Day