Mr. Obe's

4th Grade

updated on 2/19/19

Important Notes

• Our class is still attempting to put together an auction basket for the Neal Dow Silent Auction on March 29th. Our theme is "Family Camping Fun." If you are able to contribute an item for our basket, it would be greatly appreciated!

Upcoming Events

Family Fun Night at Neal Dow! (2/22)

Movie Night at Neal Dow (2/28)

Spring pPicture Day (3/6)

Field Trip to Laxson Auditorium (3/13)

Silent Auction (3/29)

Homework

Answer the three social studies Reading Checks for Ch 5-L1.

There will be no spelling or vocabulary homework this week.

The activities listed below should be addressed every night.

complete multiplication worksheet (new)

spelling worksheet (on hold this week)

This week's vocabulary word

"intent"

definition:

purpose, concentrating, resolved, bent, preoccupied, absorbed,

derivatives:

intention, intentional, intentionally

examples:

My intent was to get you excited about the test .

Her intention was to get you excited about the test.

Dana was being intentionally annoying just by walking into the room.

Link here to a cumulative list of the vocabulary words we have learned thus far.

Current Curriculum Topics

Reading

"Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing"

byJudy Blume

Writing

paragraphing (four square method)

persuasive writing

Grammar

compound sentences

proper nouns

plural & singular nouns

Math

expressions

variables

using parentheses

equations

Social Studies

The Road to Statehood (Ch 5)

Science

Science Fair (Interact Unit)

Physical Education

Running

eye-hand coordination

Fine Arts

Virtue of the Month

"SERVICE"

Lending a hand to help someone else.

Classroom Wish List

Dollar Store trinkets for my classroom treasure chest

pre-packaged student snacks (Goldfish, Cheez Its, etc...)