Welcome to Mrs. Duffy’s 4th grade Web Page!!
Upcoming Dates for the Week of June 12th:
* 2017-2018 School Supply List is at the bottom of this page for incoming 4th graders in September!
* Monday, June 12th is our class field trip…make sure your child has a bagged lunch(no glass bottles please)!
ELA: We are finished with our novel, The Summer of Riley by Eve Bunting. We will be reading a non fiction story on Abraham Lincoln in our textbook and a short story on Lewis Latimer, who made changes to the electric light bulb to make it a better product.
Math: We are going to be working on Customary Measurement and converting units of measure this week.
Social Studies Grade 4: We are done with Chapter 9: The Age of Invention. We will read through parts of Ch. 10 and complete a few activities on the Statue of Liberty.
Social Studies Grade 5: We are going to finish Unit #5: Lesson 5 on culture of Latin America. Students will also be presenting their Latin Am. projects this week.
Social Studies Grade 3: We are moving on to Chapter 8: Government. We will be learning about our state government, then the 3 branches of federal government.
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) and Music (black)
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
1 package of dry erase markers (either thick or thin)
3 boxes of Kleenex
1 package of baby wipes
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 uniform gym clothes are ordered and have your child’s
name/initials on the inside tag before the first day of school!