Week of October 16-19

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS/Calendar Reminders Thursday, October 19: North Carolina’s Natural Resources Fourth Grade Gallery Walk and Breakfast (8:15am) Friday, October 20: No School- Teacher Work Day Thursday, October 26: Children’s book author, Stacy McAnulty, will visit Ravenscroft for a book talk and signing, in conjunction with Ravenscroft’s Book Fair. McAnulty is the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats…

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Weekly Blog 10/10-10/13

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS/Calendar Reminders Thursday, October 12 Bring It Up, Talk It Out 6:00-7:30 pm RSVP Spirit Week Tuesday- Green and Gold Day Wednesday- Pajama Day Thursday- Wacky Tacky Day Friday- Pink Out Day ACADEMIC UPDATES Language Arts Continue revising and editing opinion essays and begin publishing on Google Docs Edit for complete sentences, correct punctuation, and…

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Weekly Update: October 2-6

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, October 4 – Picture Make-up Day Monday, October 9 – Fall Holiday: No School! October 10-13 – Spirit Week October 12 – Bring It Up Talk It Out Event   ACADEMIC UPDATES Language Arts Organizing opinion essays for drafting Make decisions about their writing, including what parts to edit, change, or delete…

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Week of 9/25-9/29

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS Please check out Mrs. Karpowitz’s blog, Ravens heART to see what our fourth-grade artists have been working on lately. Subscribe to get notifications every time there’s a new post … because #ravensheartart! Also, this is the link to Ms. Hight’s Music blog: http://blogs.ravenscroft.org/maryroyall.hight/ ACADEMIC UPDATES Language Arts Improving theories by reaching for precise academic language Finding…

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Week of 9/18-9/22 Updates

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS CALENDAR REMINDERS Go Play Save orders are due Tuesday, September 19 The first EBOB information meeting for students will be during lunch Tuesday, September 19. Students need to pack a lunch from home to bring to the meeting. ACADEMIC UPDATES Language Arts Recognize and find meaning in repeated details throughout books Continue to…

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Weekly Update – September 8, 2017

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS CALENDAR REMINDERS Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – Picture Day ACADEMIC UPDATES Language Arts Develop ideas about characters Use story arcs to notice important details about characters Use elaboration prompts to grow ideas Continue to draft and revise opinion essays Math Solve multistep number stories using addition and subtraction Continue to develop place value…

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Weekly Update September 1, 2017

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, September 13: Picture Day – information will be sent home in Tuesday folders ACADEMIC UPDATES Language Arts Retelling and synthesizing to cement comprehension Envisioning stories as we read intensely Reading to develop ideas about characters Collect ideas as opinion essayists Use a structure to write opinion essays Math Identify numbers and values…

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Fourth Grade 2017-2018

Welcome to Fourth Grade We will use this blog for weekly communication about important announcements, calendar reminders, academic updates, and special area updates.  All parents have been subscribed to the blog and will receive an email notification when there is a new post to read. Thank you in advance for reading each post to stay…

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