Wonders Literacy Program
Fourth graders are asked to complete a Reading Log form to be turned in at the end of each month. Students are expected to read 20 minutes a night (M-F) with a goal of 400 minutes a month. This is one of our Wildly Important Goals (WIGs).
Wonders Literacy Program
Students will receive their list on Mondays, and tests are on Fridays.
Wonders and Spelling City are websites to practice your words.
If your child loses his or her copy of the spelling words for the unit, you can view and print them from here. Each file contains all of the spelling lists for the year.
Science / Social Studies
Kristy Brady is a Colorado native! She grew up in Lakewood and graduated from Colorado State University in 1991 and soon after acquired her master’s degree in Curriculum and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado. She began teaching in 1991 and has taught grades K-4. This will be her 26th year of teaching and her 7th year teaching fourth grade at Eagle Ridge Elementary! She and her husband, Ed, live in Highlands Ranch and are the very proud parents of three wonderful boys. During her free time, she loves to read, attempt to play golf, workout, and spend time at her family's cabin in Grand Lake. She is a huge Bronco fan, and can be found cheering loudly in the south stands at every home game!
Margaret Feltham grew up in Montclair, New Jersey. She moved to Colorado after graduating from Skidmore College in upstate New York, where she majored in elementary education and psychology. Margaret taught fifth grade for four years in Lakewood and is now in her third year at ERE! She is moving to 4th grade this year after 2 years teaching 3rd grade. Her favorite part of teaching is “building relationships with students and watching them become confident in their learning.” Margaret enjoys the outdoors (especially lakes!), seeing live music, reading, and spending time with family, friends, and her two cats- Luna Lovegood and Reba.
Bri Winder is excited to begin her 3rd year teaching at Eagle Ridge! She is originally from a small town in east Tennessee, but has lived all over the country. She went to school at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science, and several years later knew it was time to make the career change to teaching. She earned her masters in Elementary Education from Western Governors University. She did her student-teaching at Shawnee Mission school district in Kansas in a 2nd grade classroom then finished out the school year working alongside the reading specialist with grades K-6. During her free time she loves to do anything outdoors. She, her fiance, and their dog, Hansel love to go hiking, camping, paddle boarding, and have recently taken up skiing now that they’re in a great place for it!