j0199367Text Box: Welcome To Mrs. Ponzini's Class
Room 211
Grade 4

 

 

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What’s up this week…

 

WELCOME to fourth grade!

 

 

Happy Birthday

 

September: Justin,  

October:

November: Leah B., Thomas

j0232291December: Quinn, Madison

January: Zachary

February: Leah M., Vincent

March: Muhammad, Alexander N., Huda

April: Ryan, Jessica, Rory, Alexander P.

May: Claire,

June:

July:  Riley, Angel, Santo, Iccha

August: Addison

 

 

Khan Academy—a great place to look for help—has lots of tutorial lessons that walk you through step by step

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http://www.khanacademy.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scholastic Book Order

www.scholastic.com/bookclubs

 

 

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MCBD10729_0000[1]Schedule

 

Monday: Physical Education, Library

 

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Wednesday:  Music

 


Thursday: Phys. Ed.

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Friday:    Art

 

 

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Extra Help

Tuesday and Thursday

8:45-9:15

All students are welcome, but please attend only as needed.  Come with specific questions.

 

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j0323759Our Favorite Web Sites

 

 

Language Arts Web Sites

 

Scholastic

Dositey

Time For Kids

Read Write Think

Crayola

Starfall

Rhyme Zone

English-Zone

Magic School Bus

Harry Potter

Enchanted Learning

Storybook Online

Jan Brett

Berenstein Bears

Kids Konnect.com

Learning Planet

World Village

Lil’ Fingers

Kid’s Mysteries

Puzzle maker

Magic Keys

PBS

Aesop’s Fables

Primary Games

Kidport

Funschool

Gamequarium

Starfall

Funschool

Yahooligans

 

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Math Web Sites

 

 

Cool Math 4 Kids

Fun brain

Math Playground

Kings Math
Kidscom

Interactive Math

Create a Graph

Enchanted Mind- Tangrams

A Plus Math

Math Activities

AAA Math

 

A+ Math

All Math

Math Forum

Multiplication

 

Math Stories

Pattern Blocks

Math Mastery

Prongo

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Science, Social Studies, etc.

 

Arty Astro

White House

Kids Domain

Funology

Maps 101

World Almanac for Kids

Space Kids

Sesame Workshop

Girltech

Make A Snowflake

National Geographic

Fun Ranch

Kiddy House

Fact Monster

Ezschool

Zoom School

Encyclopedia

Virtualogy

Congress for Kids

Bonus

Ben’s Guide: Government

Kids Astronomy

Space

Space Flight

 

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Helpful Language Arts Strategies

 

(Multiple Choice questions)

 

  •  Read the directions

 

  • Read the title

 

  • Review questions

 

  •  Read and underline the Main Ideas in the story

 

  •  Look back and answer questions

 

  •  Check your work

 

 

 

 

 

Listening Comprehension

 

Strategies:

 

  •  Sit up straight, feet on the floor

 

  •  Pencils are on your desk; nothing is in your hands

 

  •  Eyes are on the reader

 

  • Think about what the reader is saying - make pictures (images) in your head to help you remember

 

 

 

Taking Notes:

 

  •  Only write down important details (Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?)

 

  •  Do not write in complete sentences

 

  • Skip lines

 

  • Abbreviate when possible

 

 

 

ROAR Like a Lion

 

 

 

 

  • Read the question. 
  • (What does the question ask you?)
  • Organize your thinking.
  • Answer the question.

 

 

 

Review your answer:

 

  •  Did you answer the question?

 

  •  Does it make sense?

 

  •  Did you check your spelling, capital, punctuation, language, etc?

 

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Fun Topics In Fourth Grade

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Language Arts

  • Learn and apply interesting vocabulary
  • Read and discuss short stories and novels
  • Develop writing skills
  • Create dynamic lead sentences
  • Develop listening and note taking skills

 

 

MMj03957140000[1]Math

  • Problem of the Day
  • Use the Master Rulers
  • Practice Math Facts
  • Create bar graphs
  • Solve multi-step problems
  • Explain how to solve word problems

 

 

Science

  • Electricity
  • Measurement
  • j0283558Plant Responses
  • Photosynthesis
  • Life Cycles
  • Simple Machines
  • Food Chains
  • Magnets

 

Social Studies

  • New York State Geography
  • MCMP00300_0000[1]Native Americans from New York
  • Revolutionary War
  • The New Nation
  • Erie Canal
  • New York Government
  • MMAG00534_0000[1]Immigration