Mrs. McKinley – 4th Grade

Week of November 18th-26th

Report cards have been posted on Sycamore, please sign at your earliest convenience.

I am looking for a few donations of items for a ‘Pioneer Day’ activity we will be doing the day before Thanksgiving break (things like heavy creamer, loaf of french bread, etc.) if you’re willing to help, please shoot me a message and I will let you know what is needed. Thank you!

Thanksgiving Party Treats: 
Prather: Sweet Treat
Maddy: Salty/Healthy Treat
Belle: Drinks
Conner: Plates/Napkins

The National Junior Honor Society will be collecting new and gently used hats, mittens/gloves, and scarves for the November Chapel Mission.  Collection boxes will be in the hallways of LCS throughout the month of November.The items that are collected will be donated to the Jackson County Clothing Center.  Thank you in advance for your donations!

Cassidy Isaacs is hosting a canned food drive. The class who collects the most nonperishable food items wins a donut party!

Math: Factors and Multiples
Homework: 
Monday: 373-374
Tuesday: 379-380 evens
Wednesday: 391-392 evens
Thursday: 397-398 odds
Friday: Finish Reteaching if not done in class
Monday: Study
Tuesday: Unit 7 Test

Language Arts: 
Monday: READ!
Tuesday: Color by Theme
Wednesday: Color by Theme
Thursday: Color by Theme (both sides)
Friday:Finish Essay
Monday: READ!
Tuesday: READ!

Words Their Way (Spelling/Vocab): 
Students will receive new words after Thanksgiving Break. 

Social Studies: 
We are doing a Native American habitat project!

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Week of November 11th

Report cards have been posted on Sycamore, please sign at your earliest convenience.

Scholastic Book Orders are due Friday, November 15th

SCRIP orders are due Friday, November 15th

We will be doing Native American habitat builds next week, if you have materials that could be useful for your child’s project, please start gathering those up. This could include fake grass, real (small) sticks, pebbles, pipe cleaners in “earth tones”, etc. 

I am looking for a few donations of items for a ‘Pioneer Day’ activity we will be doing the day before Thanksgiving break (things like heavy creamer, loaf of french bread, etc.) if you’re willing to help, please shoot me a message and I will let you know what is needed. Thank you!

Thanksgiving Party Treats: 
Prather: Sweet Treat
Maddy: Salty/Healthy Treat
Belle: Drinks
Conner: Plates/Napkins

The National Junior Honor Society will be collecting new and gently used hats, mittens/gloves, and scarves for the November Chapel Mission.  Collection boxes will be in the hallways of LCS throughout the month of November.The items that are collected will be donated to the Jackson County Clothing Center.  Thank you in advance for your donations!

Math: Word Problems
Homework: 
Monday: 331-332
Tuesday: 337-338
Wednesday: 343-344 (not #2)
Thursday: 349-350 (not #5)
Friday: 357-358

Language Arts: AR starts fresh! However, this trimester it is 10% of their ELA grade. Still need 16 points!
Monday: READ!
Tuesday: Color by Number (Main Idea)
Wednesday: Color by Number (Main Idea)
Thursday: Color by Number (Main Idea)
Friday:READ! 

Words Their Way (Spelling/Vocab): 
Students received new words Monday, November 4th. 2 Vocabulary Activities due Friday, November 15th. Spelling test Friday, November 15th. 

Social Studies: 
We are learning about European settlement in the West. 
Next week we will be doing a Native American habitat project, start looking around the house for things that might work well to build wigwams/longhouses/teepees and the surrounding terrain.  
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SPECIALS SCHEDULE
Monday: Art
Tuesday: Music (BRING RECORDER)
Wednesday: Library
Thursday: PE (please make sure to have appropriate attire)
Friday: Computers

Math Resources

  1. PearsonRealize.com Our math curriculum has a wonderful site with reteaching videos, interactive games targeted to specific topics, a full online edition of the textbook, and many more helpful resources. Login information- username: lastname.firstname password: their Google password to log into their Chromebooks adding “1” to the end.
  2. XTraMath.org This is a site that helps increase your child’s fluency in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. It finds your child’s current readiness level and creates a program based on their needs. Learning basic facts is the foundation for higher level math. The website if free or you can get the app for a small, one-time fee.
  3. ProdigyGame.com Prodigy is a free quest type game that has students solve math problems to move forward in the game. The students LOVE playing Prodigy and it works at their level to grow their math skills. Students have been assigned usernames and passwords by their classroom teacher.
  4. Skip Counting Songs Skip Counting Songs recorded by LC 4th Graders 2017-2018

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