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Ms. White’s Class
News

Fourth Grade



Week of January 2
-

6, 2011


kelli.white@warren.kyschools.us

Reading



This
week, r
eaders in Mrs. Smith’s and Mrs.
Woods’
class worked with their literature circle
novels. Next week, both classes will start their
next story Marvin in the Woods, learning new
vocabulary as well as their new skill. Readers in
Ms. White’s class prepar
ed and tested on What
Jo Did. Next week, students will start on their
new story Grace and the Time Machine, learning
new vocabulary and their new skill.


All students
took
the
ThinkLink Reading
Test on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 .

Math



Mathematicians in Ms. White’s class have been
working with multistep multiplication problems &
multiplying two digit numbers with regrouping.
The first week back, students reviewed multistep
multiplication problems and began working with
multiplying two d
igit numbers with regrouping.
Next week, students’ will be doing algebraic
multiplication problems as well as introducing two
digits by two
-
digit multiplication.
In Ms. Woods’
math class students worked with multistep
multiplication problems.
Next week stu
dents will
continue with multiplying two digits by two digits.
Ms. Smith’s class

worked with multistep word
problems and will continue next week reviewing
and introducing multiplying two digits by one digit.
Keep studying basic facts for our timed tests!
A
ll
students
took the

ThinkLink Math Test on
Wednesday, January 5, 2012.

Science


Scientists have been amped and ready to
learn our new unit
on plant needs and life
cycles. Students began learning new
vocabulary for this unit. Ask your student to
see the moves we made up to go with our
vocabulary words! Students have also read
from the text to gain information on
characteristics of a plant as w
ell as learn
functions of plant parts
. Next week, students
will continue learning functions and parts of
plants while engaging in different hands on
activities
.
All students
took

the ThinkLink
Science Test on Friday, January 6, 2012.

Plano Mission

To reach each child,
each day, in the way
they learn best, in
order to promote
individual success.

Plano Vision

To provide a climate of
strong supportive
relationships and
academic excellence in
order to promote a
self
-
confident,

capable life
-
long
learner.

Important
Dates!

January 7


Saturday


Possible
Make Up Snow Day

January 11

Report Cards Sent
Home

January 14

Saturday


Possible
Make

Up Snow Day

January 16

No School
-

Martin
Luther King Jr. Day







The True Gifts of Christmas

Thank you so much for the wonderful gifts and cards I
received! It is truly a gift to be able to work with such wonderful
students! They are amazing and are truly the best gifts anyone could have!

Writing



Students began learning the
characteristics of a Feature Article.

Language



Mrs. Smith’s
and
Mrs. Woods’


Action/Linking Verbs

Ms. White’s


Irregular Plural Nouns

Spelling



Final

le,
-
al, and
-
en




Soci
al Studies


This week students began with a Kentucky
Geoquest video on the early Natives of our area.
Our young historians will continue next week
identifying tribes living on this land and will
discuss the characteristics of each tribe.
Students will also

become familiar with early
explorers such as Daniel Boone!





*Supplies check:

Please check with your child to see
if he or she needs to replenish any
school supplies to begin the next
semester. We are running low on
crayons, glue stick, and dry erase
markers, tissues, and pencils
. Any
donations would be appreciated!

Thanks!



Special Area Classes:


PE & Art (on Friday)