Welcome to Mrs. Duffy’s 4th grade Web Page!!
Upcoming Dates for the Week of November 20th, 2018
* Due to our snow day, if you would like to re-schedule your parent conference, please e mail and we can set something up after the Thanksgiving holiday.
* Thanksgiving break Nov. 21st through Nov. 25th!
Have a blessed Thanksgiving!
* Please note I update my webpage weekly with what we are learning and any upcoming tests and quizzes.
Religion: We are finished with Unit #2, Conscience: Exploring God’s Voice in Our Hearts. Review Monday and a quiz on Tuesday, 11/20 on Lessons 5-8. There will be a Unit 2 test after the holiday break (open book/notebook).
ELA: We will be working on Scholastic News and reading skill pieces and beginning a short novel, Sarah Plain and Tall when we return from Thanksgiving break.
Math: We are almost finished with Ch. 11: Multiplying by One Digit Numbers. This week we will work on problem solving. I am planning a Ch. 11 Math test for 11/28. Please have your child practice IXL at home for about 15 minutes per night to reinforce the skills we are learning in class.
Social Studies: We are finished with Chapter 2: New York’s First People. A study guide came home this past week and we began reviewing. The Ch. 2 test will be on Wednesday, 11/28. We will begin Chapter 3: Europeans Arrive in NY after break.
Science: We are continuing with Chapter 3: Ecosystems. We will be looking at 6 ecosystems and how are they different from each other in terms of climate and location.
Monday: Art and Music
Wednesday: Technology and Music
4th Grade School Supply List
1 subject spiral notebooks with different colored covers: 1 each for ELA (blue), Science (green), Social Studies (red), Religion (purple)
1 marbled composition notebook (ELA Journal)
2 folders (1 labeled take home, the other labeled work in progress)
1-2 highlighters (any colors)
1 crayon box (nothing too large as it won’t fit in lockers or desks)
1 box of crayons
1 pkg of colored pencils
1 pencil sharpener (for colored pencils)
many #2 pencils
1 paperback English dictionary (preferably Webster’s and make sure the print size is readable)
ruler (must have both inches and centimeters)
2-3 glue sticks
3 boxes of Kleenex
3 extra large book covers (ELA, Social Studies, Science)
1 pair of headphones (used for I-ready assessments)
** Because students use small lockers, no rolling backpacks or large trapper keepers please!
** Be sure your child has a pair of sneakers to change into for gym classes!