Week 20, Jan 21-23

We hope you have enjoyed the long weekend with your family! We had a great and productive week last week as we worked through project and writing. 4th Grade Math: This past week we took our Winter MAPS math test and I am so proud of how well we did as a class. Our goal was reach 300 growth points with both 4th grade classes and our class by itself grew over 200 points! These students work hard and they have shown that with their testing. This week we will be multiplying fractions and...

January 20, 2020 Read more

Week 19, Jan. 13-16

We had a great first week back and smoothly transitioned back into our schedule and routines. 3rd and 4th Grade Math:  We had a great first week back in math.  In 4th grade we attacked adding and subtracting related fractions  with success!  3rd grade continues to work on multiplication and division.  This week we also talked about our upcoming Math MAPS this WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15.  This is our midyear check in to make sure each student is growing and on track.   We have set a goal...

January 12, 2020 Read more

Pictures- Sorry for the delay, I finally got a glitch corrected

The last science unit of 2019 was Life Science, where students studied behavioral and structural functions and adaptations. Each student or pair of students then picked an animal to research. We concluded this project with a plant dissection. Students worked hard on their slideshows, I am so proud of them! Enjoy the pictures! Flower Dissection...

January 10, 2020 Read more

Week 18, Welcome to 2020!

Happy New Year! It’s been a wonderful break and I’m sure it’s going to be tough to come back to school and a routine. We are excited to get back and see our kiddos and we hope you made some special memories with your loved ones. Thank you so much for helping our Christmas party be so special. We all had fun gearing up for the holidays with our Christmas attire, fun activities, and our “Secret Santa” exchange. Pictures will be uploaded soon! 4th Grade...

January 5, 2020 Read more

Week 17, Dec 16th

Good afternoon 4th grade parents! While everyone is excited and highly anticipating our Christmas break, we are still in full learning mode and trying to take advantage of our class time together. 4th Grade Math: Last week we started and finished our unit on bar graphs and line plots. While I feel the kids have an understanding of how to read and interpret these graphs, they continue to struggle with labeling their answers. This week we will complete our symmetry unit. This involves...

December 15, 2019 Read more

Week 16 – Dec 9-12

We had a busy and productive week last week! Our kids did an EXCELLENT job performing at the Christmas Concert, I am SO proud of them! We enjoyed attending the 1st annual Oasis Academy Spelling Bee and I think it may have sparked a new interest in many of the kids.  4th Grade Math: Last week we finished up our fraction concepts. This was a tough one and we will continue to review concepts such as equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, simplifying fractions, mixed numbers and...

December 8, 2019 Read more

Concert and Projects Pictures

Students created edible cars on their own assembly line with grapes, toothpicks and string cheese. Such fun! Christmas Choir...

December 7, 2019 Read more

Week 15, Dec. 2-5

We hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving break! 4th Grade Math: This week we will finish up learning concepts of fractions.  We will convert mixed numbers to improper fractions and improper fractions to mixed numbers.  On Wednesday we will review equivalent fractions, simplest form, comparing fractions, adding and subtracting, mixed numbers and improper fractions.  On Thursday we will test on these concepts.  IXLs that match this week’s instruction are: P.4,5, 8, 11, 12, 17,...

December 1, 2019 Read more

Projects Pictures

I hope everyone has enjoyed spending time with their kiddos and family during our fall/Thanksgiving break! I have been meaning to post pictures from our last project, Human Systems and Environments. Students did a great job researching different industries that effect our Nevada environment. PS… Also the only picture I took from our Camp-Share-A- Story when students read their choice of personal narrative the end of Trimester...

November 30, 2019 Read more

Week 14 – Nov. 18-21

Last week was a short week due Veterans Day, but we still had a full week of learning to squeeze in. Thank y’all for attending our Parent/Teacher conferences. We had a great turn out and feel the visits were very beneficial to your child’s education.   4th Grade Math: This past week we started fractions and quickly realized that they are tougher than we remember! Finding equivalent fractions and comparing fractions was challenging. We will be spending one more day on that...

November 17, 2019 Read more