Math Update: Nov. 13-17

4th Grade: Time continues to fly by and our 4th graders are working so hard!  We finished up our multiples and factors unit and tested on Wednesday.  We are now working on multi-digit multiplication using an area model to help organize our partial products.  If you aren’t sure how this works, make sure to watch the 4th grade multiplication video to help you keep up with your kiddo! https://sites.google.com/oasisacademyfallon.us/3rd4thmathvideos/multiplication-and-division  We will...

November 12, 2018 Read more

Mrs. Farley, Nov 12-15

Hi! I hope y’all enjoyed your long weekend and took time to appreciate our Veterans and all they have sacrificed for us. This will be a short school week, yeah! However, we will still have it cram packed full of fun and learning. In projects, we will continue working on our Nevada maps. Students have been working hard on coloring their maps, identifying the counties and county seats. They will get to the fun and creative part of the assignment this week, by creating a map key and symbols...

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Math Update for Nov. 5 – 8

4th Grade: This week we will finish up multiples, factors, prime and composite numbers.  On Monday we will create factor posters, review Tuesday, and test on Wednesday.  On Thursday we will start multi-digit multiplication. We have 4 weeks left of this trimester.  We will be working hard to pass math facts assessments and reviewing our concepts that we have learned so far this year.  I am proud of how hard our 4th graders have been working this year in math. Questions to ask your 4th grader...

November 4, 2018 Read more

Mrs. Farley Nov. 5-8

Hello again! I wanted to thank all of our AMAZING parents for making last weeks Halloween party a huge success. Thank y’all for bringing supplies or volunteering your time to help keep the chaos to a minimum. The kids enjoyed yummy treats, cookie and cupcake decorating, coloring, cross word puzzles, pumpkin bowling, and candy corn bingo! I guess I was so caught up in the festivities that I didn’t take any pictures, I’m so sorry! However, you can visit the Oasis Academy...

November 3, 2018 Read more

Math Update for Oct. 29-Nov 1

We finished up our addition and subtraction standard and both classes did great! 4th Grade: This next week we will continue to work on multiples, factors and prime and composite numbers.  This past Thursday we learned the divisibility rules and we will use these constantly as we examine numbers and find least common multiples and greatest common factors. The rules we have learned so far:  A number is divisible by. . 2 if it is an even number 3 if you add the digits of the number together the...

October 28, 2018 Read more

Week 9 with Mrs. Farley

The highlight of last week was definitely our trek to the Churchill County Museum! (see separate post for a few pictures) This was a fun opportunity for the kids to see and experience everything that we have been studying so far in our Nevada history/projects lessons.  All of the students were on their best behavior and I was proud of the way they represented Oasis Academy. The students were then introduced to our new projects unit- Looking at Nevada, Inside and Out. This fun unit will...

October 27, 2018 Read more

Museum Pictures

4th Graders at the Churchill County Museum I didn’t get to take a lot of pictures, but at least I’ve figured out how to post them to our blog…...

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Week 8 with Mrs. Farley

Thank you to those parents who were able to come and visit our classroom last week and watch our Nevada Settler model presentations. ALL of the students worked extremely hard and I am so VERY proud of them. They were also on their best behavior and used great listening skills as we visited Mrs. Feest’s class to take notes on her student’s models.  This week in projects we will complete our Nevada settler project by creating a Venn diagram to compare children from the late...

October 21, 2018 Read more

Math Update Week 7

Hello 3rd and 4th Grade Families!  We found out this week that our IXL login link is different.  When you are logging in to IXL, please use the following link and then use your child’s same IXL log in information. New IXL Link:  https://www.ixl.com/signin/oasis 4th Grade: We are a little over half way through the trimester.  As far as math facts go, your child should have passed off at least 4 assessments.  If your child has not done this, I will be contacting you personally to help...

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Math Update Week 6

4th Grade:  We finished up our rounding unit with our assessment on Thursday and I am so proud of how well everyone did.  This is always a tough concept and I can tell they worked hard on this!  This next week we will be adding and subtracting.  We will start off reviewing partial sum and partial difference strategies and then quickly move on to teach the standard algorithm.  (I’m sure many of you will be excited to see your children doing it your way finally!) I am confident that...

October 14, 2018 Read more