Our first math benchmark test will be on Thursday, October 12, 2017. It will cover place value, rounding, comparing and ordering numbers, addition, subtraction, problem solving, estimation, a few multiplication facts, and elapsed time.
Please be sure to read and practice your multiplication facts, but most of all, have fun!!
Just a reminder that we are traveling to Fredericksburg on Monday, January 23. Students may ride regular buses to and from school, since we will take the trip during our regular school day. All students need to bring a lunch, snacks, and drinks. All students should wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
We will have our next test on November 14 or 15, depending on our progress this week. Please study the multiplication facts with your child and practice large multiplication. Thank you.
* Addition with regrouping to the million’s place
* Subtraction with regrouping to the million’s place
*Word problems and estimation involving adding and subtracting
*Review of all number sense skills from the first unit
It’s back to school time. Be sure to practice your multiplication facts each day. Our multiplication unit will start soon. Knowing the facts will help you to be tremendously successful this year. Being a great math student takes practice, so please practice often (in the car, at the grocery store, playing games, cooking, etc.) Let’s make math fun!!
Have a wonderful summer, LCES!! If you are a rising 4th grader, please be sure to read, read, read, and memorize the multiplication facts!! You will be very successful this fall, if you know them by heart!!
We will take a small review quiz on Wednesday (4-20) on probability, patterns, and pre-algebra.
SOLs are coming soon. A great site for studying is www.jlab.org. Under the top tab RESOURCES, click Education-Students, then click Student Zone.
We are starting our unit on decimals this week. This is a new topic for fourth graders. Please be sure to check over your student’s homework. Thank you.
Report Cards will be sent home on Tuesday, January 12th.
We are working on fractions at this time, which is a perfect teaching opportunity for you to bake with your child. Use those measuring cups and discuss 1/3, 1/2, 1/4, 1 whole cup, etc. 🙂