Week of May 28



This week in 4T, we are reading the story “Earth Dragon Awakens” in our text. Since this and next week are short weeks, I am spreading this unit out- both the spelling and reading tests will be next Tuesday. In language, we will be reviewing prepositions this week and the final Poetry Collection is due […]

Week of May 20



This week in 4T, we read the story “Jose, Born to Dance.” Our regular reading and spelling work patterns apply this week and both tests will be on Friday. In language, we are learning about pronouns and the students will have time to work on their poetry collections- copying poems from classmates or books in […]

Week of May 13



This week in 4T, we are reading the story “Dear Mr. Winston” in our text. Our regular reading and spelling work patterns apply this week and both tests will be on Friday. In language, we are wrapping up our review of adverbs and will start learning about pronouns. We are also learning about concrete, clerihew […]

Week of May 6



This week in 4T, we are finishing up ILEARN with the science tests- one on Monday and the last on Tuesday. In reading, we are learning short Greek myths and completing different reading activities in class. We will have no reading test this week and the spelling test will be on Friday. In language, we […]

Week of April 29



This week in 4T is week 2 of ILEARN testing. We test this week on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. In reading, we are reading Aesop’s fables in class (no test this week). In language, we are practicing using and finding adverbs, and the students are learning about limerick, free verse and diamante poems. Our spelling […]

Week of April 23



This week in 4T, we begin our statewide ILEARN testing. We will test Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. In reading, we are reading folktales in 3 separate groups in class. We will have no reading test this week, and the spelling test will be on Friday. In language, we begin our study of adverbs. […]

Week of April 15



This week in 4T, we wrap up our study of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by the students making a coat of arms as a ruler of Narnia. Due to the short week, our homework pattern is a bit off, and we will have only a spelling test on Thursday. In language, we […]

Week of April 8



This week in 4T, we finish reading The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Our regular reading and spelling work patterns apply this week and both tests will be on Friday. In language, we are separating our spelling words into parts of speech. In math, we are practicing probability, using tables and schedules, decimal place […]

Week of March 25



This week in 4T, we read chapters 12-14 in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The class learns this week why we choose to read this book during Lent- I hope your children can tell you all about it on Tuesday! Our regular reading and spelling patterns apply this week and both tests will […]

Week of March 18



This week in 4T, we read chapters 9-11 in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The White Witch’s power is weakening in these chapters. Our regular reading and spelling work patterns apply this week and both tests will be on Friday. In language, the students will be self- and then peer-editing their fantasy drafts. […]