Welcome to Mrs. Duffy’s 4th grade Web Page!!
Upcoming Dates for the Week of April 24th:
* NYS Math Test next week: begins on Tuesday, 5/2 through Thursday, 5/4. Make sure your child is well rested, has had breakfast and plenty of number 2 pencils.
* First Friday Mass on Friday, 5/5 at 9am at St. Alphonsus Church. Come join us if you can.
* Learning Fair will be Thursday, 5/11 from 6-7pm in the gym.
ELA: We are beginning a new story called A Drop of Water. It is expository text so it will be a great review of the science of the water cycle. There are also great photos that go along with the story. There will be spelling: 3x each and a test this Friday, 4/28. We will be working on story sequencing and vocabulary. A story quiz…an open book one, will be given early next week.
Math: We are finishing up Chapter 8: Fractions and moving on to Ch. 9 which includes lessons on adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers. We will also be reviewing math concepts for morning work and at the end of the week, take a practice test from last year and review it. Have your child continue to practice 15min of IXL a night to review the skills we are learning in class.
Social Studies Grade 4: We hope to finish up Chapter 7: Transportation and Settling Westward. We will be learning about the Industrial Revolution and how machines changed the way people lived. A Ch.7 test will be given hopefully next week so be looking for a study guide in a couple days.
Social Studies Grade 5: We are going to begin Unit #5 on Native Americans in the Latin American civilization. We will be learning about the Olmecs, Aztecs, Incans, Toltecs and Mayan civilizations. There will be a test on Lessons 1 & 2 after they are completed.
Social Studies Grade 3: We will finish up Chapter 1: Communities in our textbook Tuesday and I will give a test on Thursday….its a short multiple choice test. There note packet will also be their study guide. Next Monday, 5/1, we will move on to Chapter 2: Communities and Geography in our textbook.