Kim Coleman
    4th Grade
    (201)327-2021 ext 2214
    Reminder:  No school for children on Monday, January 20th.  
    Reminder:  Please send in earphones/earbuds if your child doesn't have a set.  We use them frequently and they are necessary for learning. 
    Reminder:  Please continue to send in snacks with your child if he/she wants them:) They seem to get very hungry by 1:00! 
    Here's a peek of what's ahead:
    * working on increasing our independent reading stamina
    * keeping track of our reading at school
    * brainstorming meaningful stop and jot starters
    * working with small groups to discuss, question, and write about shared mentor texts
    *Current unit of study:  Nonfiction
    -Learning about these types of pieces as well as the elements they include
    -text structures and text features: how are nonfiction texts organized? 
    * working on increasing our independent writing stamina
    * responding to both specific writing prompts and "free choice" writings in order to develop a closer relationship with Mrs. C that can grow over time:)
    *Current unit of study:  Nonfiction
    -focusing on note-taking skills
    -transferring notes to well written factual summaries
    -practicing writing in specific structures (description, compare/contrast, problem/solution, cause/effect)
    -including text features in our writing to further inform, teach, show, explain, and organize our writing
    Math: Unit 4
    *extended multiplication facts
    *making reasonable estimates for products
    *partitioning rectangles
    *converting liquid measures
    *partial-products multiplication
    *metric units of mass
    *money number stories
    *area models for rectangles and rectilinear figures
    *multistep multiplication number stories
    *lattice multiplication
    *traditional multiplication
    Link to my Google Classroom Math that has all of the lessons we do in class:)
    * Our class will be beginning a STEM unit in Lego Robotics, as well as a unit in Structure and Function.  
    If you haven't already done so, please join the Remind App so you can get announcements and reminders from me!  Info for that is on the "Back to School Night at a Glance" form below:) 
    Here is a link to the "Back to School Night at a Glance" worksheet which has a link to the video!!!  Coleman's Crew Video!

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