4th Grade News

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    October 25th-29th

    NO SCHOOL for Fall Break is October 18th-22nd

     

    Math: We will do Saxon lesson 22-25, and Friday we will be taking our cummulative quiz #3.  We will begin looking more into fractions and division.

    Reading: We will begin reading about Animal Adaptations and continue our reading groups focusing on specific skills.  We will continue our class book called Alvin Ho. Please make sure your child is reading at least 20 minutes a night to practice their reading and comprehension skills!

    Writing: We will begin written responses (including RACE) on our Animal Adaptations and start thiking about the big project of this quarter.  We will continue to do our weekly spelling, grammar, and vocabulary.  

    Social Studies/Science: We will continue to work on Colorado History, chapters 3-5 focusing on economy and the Great Depression!

    Wearing MasksExtra Information: We have a MASK MANDATE and will require all students, adults, and visitors to CCA to wear a mask while indoors.  

    Powerschool check-in papers are now going home EVERY weekend to go over, sign, and return to help your child be the most successful student they can be!  

    Parents, please know it is a struggle when your child misses school (even being tardy or pulled out early).  As long as they are not sick, please send them as it is very difficult to catch up on about 6 hours of instructional time and directions. We appreciate your support in this!

    PLEASE be at the bottom of the hill by 3:15pm for pick-up BEFORE the 7th grade parents WITH the green sign showing in your car.  This will speed up the dismissal process.

    Homework:  This week will have a fiction reading on The Talent Show, and the reading packet is due on FRIDAY, independent reading at least 20 minutes nightly, Saxon math lessons on provided math box paper with multiplication practice, and a spelling test on Friday.

     
     
     
     
     
     

Art - Mrs. Peterson

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    October 11 - 15

     

    This week we will finish our parody project.  We will become familiar with monochromatic color schemes as we create our coins in colors to represent the metal finishes.  We will layer color to create darker and lighter values of our gray, yellow/gold, or orange/copper.  We will select an additional color and layer to create a monochromatic stamp as well.  I hope that everyone enjoys a safe, relaxing and rejuvenating fall break!

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    Please feel free to email me at jpeterson@cherrycreekacademy.org if you have questions.

Library - Mrs. Lanyi

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    October 11th - 15th, 2021

    Thank you to everyone who supported the Scholastic Book Fair!  It was very successful and we will be able to purchase many new books for the library.  As always, you may email me with questions at slanyi@cherrycreekacademy.org

     

    This past week we finished up our Freedom to Read posters and the students listened to book talks. We also read aloud from Wayside School is Falling Down. The following books were book talked last week:

    Bea is for Blended by Lindsay Stoddard

    Mac B. Kid Spy: Mac Undercover by Mac Barnett

    The Haunting of Derek Stone by Tony Abbott

    The Secrets of Droon: The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet by Tony Abbott

    Matilda by Roald Dahl

    Flora and Ulysses The Illuminated Adventures By Kate DiCamillo

    To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer

    House of Robots by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

    Sheep by Valerie Hobbs

    Full of Beans by Jennifer Holm

    The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm

    Babymouse Tales from the Locker by Jennifer Holm

    During the upcoming week we will focus on picture books.  We will talk about the benefit of picture books and the format of most traditional picture books.  The students will listen to Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds and The Monsters' Monster by Patrick McDonnell.  Students will then create their own Creepy Carrot scene.

Music - Mrs. Glosup

  • Music class is scheduled for second semester this school year.  This means we will not have music class until after Winter Break.

PE - Ms. Rutz

  • Welcome Back! 


     PE for your class is scheduled to begin after Winter Break. Please feel free to check out my teacher's webpage. Here you can find the Clogged Artery Folder. This will have exercises, workouts, and active games that can be done. Please have fun, and stay active! See you soon! 

     

    Please feel free to reach out to me at krutz@cherrycreekacademy.org. I would love to receive photos of your families being active, during the summer! 

Technology - Ms. Wong

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    During the month of October, students will be wrapping up their E-book projects. They will then have a chance to read their completed books to the rest of their classmates. We will then finish up the month by making a Fall themed comic strips using the website, Pixton.

     

    Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions you may have! My email is swong@cherrycreekacademy.org