Ms. McLean’s 4th Grade Newsletter
Volume 2 - September 22, 2017
We began our math curriculum this week. We looked at place value, and noticed how each place is 10x more than the previous one. Students used expanded form to take numbers apart by place value. Our class worked very hard to learn about rounding to all different place values within a number.
Start working on those multiplication facts at home. Games, online, or just some simple back and forth while driving in the car. All it takes is about 10 minutes each day. We try to play multiplication games in class a couple of times a week. If you would like to borrow some games to play at home, I am happy to check them out!
In writing we have started our fiction narrative. Students are writing stories using ideas from their lives. We ended the week by getting to know our characters and their external and internal traits. Everyone just wants to start in on their story!! But we are trying be like real writers and plan before we start.
This week in class we...
Specific questions you can ask your child about what we are learning this week: