This week in our classroom...
During regular math time, the students have been learning about the metric system, using base ten pieces to create arrays and find the area of rectangles. During Number Corner, the students have been reviewing elapsed time to the 5 minutes, and investigating about liquid capacity with cups, quarts and gallons. They have also worked with additions using the number line, and have created numbers in the ten thousands using 5 digits and comparing their numbers with their partner's.
During reading, the students have been reviewing the different vocabulary words in Spanish for informational features, as well as what they are for and where to find them in their expository books. They have also been comparing two different informational books on the same topic to find commonalities and differences between them.
During writing, The students have started building up slideshows for their informational pieces, creating the title page and the table of contents, and narrowing their topic.
During our mindfulness practice, the students have been learning the differences between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset, and have been looking at the different areas where our mindsets are one or the other.
And finally, during social studies, the students have started creating a map of North and South America, and marking the areas of Natural features.
Take a look at this week's highlights.
Have a great weekend!
Hello! My name is Esther Willinski, and I am a fourth grade teacher in Massachusetts. Join us in our journey through 4th grade!