Welcome to Ms. Smith's Fourth Grade Class Website
Important Dates to Remember:
AUGUST 10, 2018: PTA BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY 5-7:00PM
August 15: First Day of School!
August 23: Grade 4 Meet the Teacher/Curriculum Night 6:30-7:00pm
September 3: Labor Day--No School!
September 24: School Picture Day
September 28: Progress Reports
October 4: Parent/Teacher Conferences
October 5: Walk-a-Thon
October 11: Parent/Teacher Conferences
October 15: Teacher PD-No School
October 22: No School
October 26: Halloween Parties 1:15-2:15pm
November 8: End of 1st Trimester
November 9: Teacher PD Day-No School
November 16: Veteran's Assembly 1:00pm
November 19: Report Cards
Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving Holiday - No School
Dec. 24-Jan. 4: Winter Break - No School
Jan. 7: Teacher PD Day-No School
Jan. 8, 2019: School Resumes
Here's What We're Doing:
Lucy Calkins Reading Units:
Unit 1: Interpreting Characters: The Heart of the Story
Unit 2: Reading the Weather, Reading the World
Unit 3: Reading History: The American Revolution
Unit 4: Historical Fiction Clubs
Lucy Calkins Writing Units:
Unit 1: The Arc of Story: Writing Realistic Fiction
Unit 2: Boxes and Bullets: Personal and Persuasive Essays
Unit 3: Bringing History to Life
Unit 4: The Literary Essay: Writing About Fiction
*Please be sure to check your child's book bag and folder every evening for any important information.
***In fourth grade, planners are required to be signed nightly.
*Please send in a note if your child's transportation is different than usual.
*Tardy bell is at 8:00am. Dismissal is at 2:25pm.
*Lunch/recess time for fourth grade is from 11:30am-12:15pm. Lunch is $2.75 (NOTE INCREASE) and milk alone is $.50. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD HAS MEMORIZED HIS OR HER LUNCH NUMBER. All lunch money needs to come to school in an envelope or ziploc baggie with your child's first and last name and lunch number on it. Thank you!
*Please read with your child every evening. This will help instill a life-long love of reading!!!