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

January 16th, 2018


Parents,

I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable winter break. I wanted to send out a quick thank you for all the great snacks, treats and gifts. Thank you so very much from the Van Assen Family

Please remind students to stay focused and keep talking to a minimum. Talking during lessons was not acceptable this week. We need to improve.


Eureka Math
We will continue to work with Module 5 Fractions

Don't forget all students now have a log in and access to Zearn and Khan Academy math resources. The students may choose either program to use for homework practice.

Weekly homework should include working on Zearn and or Khan Academy at home a minimum of 3 times a week for at least 15 -20 minutes each night. This will improve skills taught during the Eureka Lesson. Please fill out your math tracker sheet and return on Mondays for a check in.

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.


ELA
Van Assen ELA (Van & Venable Students)

The Bucket list Project is due this Tuesday, Jan 16th.

The Bucket List time is almost done for the 2nd quarter. This Friday is the last day of the quarter. Last week I had a student check so all students know what they need to read for their list.

Remember the 2nd quarter Bucket List projects are due today Tuesday.


SOCIAL STUDIES
We will continue with the Midwest Region for the next few weeks. Please review states and capitals and state placement when they come home.

SCIENCE
We are discussing plant, animal and human intenrnal and external adaptations and how they help us to survive and live.



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 5 Fractions
Science / Social Studies Animal Adaptations / Midwest Region & Map skills
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
R - Day No School

Math - Module 5 Lesson
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / MW Region
Writing - Literary Essay (Boxes and Bullets)
Encore - FLEX Day
PE.
ELA - WTW and The One and Only Ivan

Tuesday
T - Day

Math - Eureka Module 5 lesson 11
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / MW Region
Writing - Typing on computers
Encore - Spanish
PE.
ELA - WTW and The One and Only Ivan

Wednesday
I - Day

Math - Eureka Module 5 Lesson 8
Writing - Typing on Computers
Encore - Art
PE
ELA - WTW /
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / MW Region

Thursday
G - Day

Math - Eureka Module 5 Lesson 9
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / MW Region
Writing - Review Skills
PE -
Encore - Music
ELA -WTW /

Friday
E - Day

Math - Eureka Module 5 Lesson 10
Science / SS - Continents / Oceans / MW Region
Writing - Review Skills
Encore - STEM
ELA - WTW

 
 

Important Dates

1/16/2018
Athletic Boosters Hot Lunch

1/16/2018
Mr. Van ELA Bucket List Project due..

1/19/2018
End of 2nd Quarter

1/23/2018
Chorus Hot Lunch

1/26/2018
Smoothy Day

1/30/2018
Education Foundation Hot Lunch

2/16/2018
No School Teachers Inservice

2/19/2018
No School President's Day

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]
Eureka Module 5 Parent Tips [12/20/2017]
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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Typing Instructor
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Zearn website
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