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Teacher Marc Van Assen - Fourth Grade  (Send e-mail)

November 20th, 2017

Families have an enjoyable Thanksgiving break. We will see the students next week Monday.

A Mr. Van challenge sheet was sent home Friday. Students who log on to Zearn Math over the break and practice can earn Mr. Van Tickets / Tiger Tickets. Please try to log on and get in some extra practice.


Conferences. are today and tomorrow. If you have not scheduled please call the office to set up. Students who have me all day need to sign up for two 10 minute slots.

If your child has Mrs. Venable for advanced ELA then you should have signed up for one 10 minute slot for her and one 10 minute slot for me.

Also make sure you have signed up for the right teacher. Some signups for students that only have me all day were signed up for a Mrs. Venable conference.

Another week has gone by. The students continue to work hard on Eureka Module 3. Please remind students to stay focused and keep talking to a minimum. Talking during lessons was not acceptable this week. We need to improve.


Van Assen ELA (Van & Venable Students)

Quarter two will focus on The book The One and Only Ivan.

The Bucket List is moving along well.
We many students are up to 7 books already read for the second quarter.

We will continue our goal for 10 books this quarter. We will have another project due for this quarter. The current projects look great. We will finish presenting these on Monday.

Feel free to take the folder home to check progress. Please make sure the folder comes back to school every day.

MATH
We are focusing on division with remainders. This requires multiplication. Please review multiplication facts with your child. If the facts are not known students will fall behind.
The students will be able to show division by using the standard algorithm (Old School), place value discs, and an array.

Please return your Eureka work book each day. Too many students are misplacing their books.

Feel free to visit youtube and search for Eureka module __ lesson __. You will find videos that will guide you on some of the problems from the lesson.
Module Tip sheets can be found in the downloads section of the webpage.

SOCIAL STUDIES
We will continue with the SE region. The review sheet for placement, states and capitals will come home a few weeks ago. Please review states, capitals and state placements.

SCIENCE
We are discussing weathering, erosion and deposition of land and how land changes over time.

Lunch for our team is scheduled for 11:00 - 11:20 with recess following.

We will have a snack time in the afternoon.

School Hours.

Grades 3, 4, and 5: 9:05 AM - 3:30 PM.

Weekly class schedule

Math - Module 3
Science / Social Studies SE region / Continents and Oceans
Lunch
Recess
Words Their Way
Writing - Informational writing
ELA Animals (The One and Only Ivan)
Encore Classes
P.E.


T Day Encore is Spanish
I Day Encore is Art
G Day Encore is Music
E Day Encore is STEM
R Day Flex Day
 
 

This week in class

Monday
I - Day

Math - Module 3 Lesson 27
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / SE Region
Writing - Literary Essay (Boxes and Bullets)
Encore - ART
PE.
ELA - WTW and The One and Only Ivan

Tuesday
G - Day

Math - Eureka Module 3 lesson 28
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / SE Region
Writing - Literary Essay (Boxes and Bullets)
Encore - Music
PE.
ELA - WTW and The One and Only Ivan

Wednesday
E - Day

Math - Eureka Module 3 Lesson 29
Writing - Literary Essay (Boxes and Bullets)
Encore STEM
PE
ELA - WTW / The One and Only Ivan
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / SE Region

Thursday
R - Day

Math - Eureka Module 3 lesson 30
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / SE Region
Writing - Literary Essay (Boxes and Bullets)
PE -
ELA -WTW / The One and Only Ivan

Friday
T - Day

Math - Eureka Module 3 Lesson 31
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / SE Region
Writing - Literary Essay (Boxes and Bullets)
Encore - Spanish
ELA - WTW and The One and Only Ivan

 
 

Important Dates

11/20/2017
Parent / Teacher Conferences ( 10:00 A.M. - 8:00)

11/21/2017
Parent / Teacher Conferences ( 8:00 A.M. - 12:00)

11/22/2017
Non Attendance Day

11/23/2017
Thanksgiving Day No School

11/24/2017
Non Attendance Day

11/28/2017
Band & Orchestra Boosters Hot Lunch

12/1/2017
FSP Smoothies

12/5/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

12/12/2017
Education Foundation Hot Lunch

12/19/2017
FSP Hot Lunch

12/22/2017
Early release (1 Hour)

1/8/2018
Teacher institute No School

3/26/2018
Spring Break Week

 
 

Downloads List

Curriculum Night Power Point [9/20/2017]
Eureka Module 1 Parent tips [8/24/2017]
Eureka Module 2 Parent Tips [9/20/2017]
Eureka Module 3 Parent Tips [10/11/2017]
Remind Instructions [8/17/2017]
State float example [5/9/2016]
Words Their Way Research [11/17/2013]
WordsTheir Way information [11/17/2013]

 
 

Cool Links

50 states
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A - Z Animals
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Animal Fact Guide. com
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Bio Expedition (Animal Research)
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Fact Zoo
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Front Row Math
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Front Rowed Reading, Math and Writing Practice
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Great math and reading games
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Greatminds / Eureka website
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Math Games
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Math Help
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National Geographic
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National Geographic for Kids
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National Wildlife Federation
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net state
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Newsela
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Padlet Natural Disasters
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Place the states
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Research Website (Buzzle)
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Science Text
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Social Studies Text
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Student Research Site
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Type to Learn
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Zearn website
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