Welcome to Mrs. Duffy’s 4th grade Web Page!!
Upcoming Dates for the Week of May 22nd:
St. Joseph Band Concert will be 5/23 at 6:30pm in the cafeteria at school. This is the last concert of the school year!!
Ascension Thursday Mass is 5/25 at 9am at St. Alphonsus Church. Please join us if you can!
ELA: We are continuing with our novel The Summer of Riley by Eve Bunting. We will be working on vocabulary, story elements, summarizing, theme and character analysis throughout the novel. There will be spelling words but only 10 words for this week as the words are more challenging. Spelling test Friday, 5/26.
Math: We are going back to review content in Chapter 9 on adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers and will be ready for a test on Wednesday, 5/24. 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 are almost finished with Chapter 8: The Civil War. We will cover the Confederacy’s surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and a study guide has gone home. There will be a Chapter 8 test on the Civil War this Friday, 5/26.
Social Studies Grade 5: We are continuing with Unit #5 on Native Americans in the Latin American civilization. We will have a test on Lessons 1-3 this Wednesday, 5/24. No study guide but students were told to study all vocabulary terms, ancient civilizations and explorers that conquered Latin America. There was a Latin America project that was assigned and sent home this week. All students are researching a Latin Am. country and the project is due June 5th on a tri-fold.
Social Studies Grade 3: We have moved on to Chapter 6: Living and Working which focuses on money and the economy. Hoping to have a test right after Memorial Day and move on to our last chapter on government.