October 16th - 20th
Dear Fourth Grade Families,
I hope everyone had a marvelous weekend! This week we are going on first field trip of the year! Tuesday, October 17th, we are visiting the Bob Bullock Museum. Thank you to all the parents that offered to chaperone this trip, we have many others planned so keep an eye out for those opportunities! We will leave BPE around 9:00 am and return around 2:00 pm. Students will be having a picnic lunch on that day, so please pack a sack lunch.
In our morning meetings this week, our social-emotional topic will be learning to be assertive. Students will watch videos, discuss the topic, and complete activities in class. Keep an eye out for the activity and home link page as a way to continue the conversation.
In math, we will begin topic three, which is an introduction to multi-digit multiplication. I would encourage students to practice their multiplication facts for five to ten minutes a night to build fluency. This week students will learn about the properties of multiplication, multiplying by 10 & 100, and multiplying by multiples of ten & 100. Also, we will have another weekly math challenge going home on Monday. This week's skill is making tables to solve a problem. Please check the "math overview" tab under the "math/science homework" tab for additional information regarding this unit, including learning targets and vocabulary lists.
In science, we will begin our third unit (my favorite unit of the year!) force and motion. This week students will learn about what a force is and review some familiar forces like gravity and friction. Students will work together in a lab where they will learn about how force, gravity, and friction can impact the movement of a toy car.
Please check the "science overview" tab under the "math/science homework" tab for additional information regarding this unit, including learning targets and vocabulary lists.
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