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Welcome to Ms. Peluso’s Fourth Grade Class!

   I am very excited to work with my fourth grade students and their families this academic year of 2018 to 2019. I am also extremely happy to collaborate with the parents of my students. Your questions and your children are highly valuable to me! If you need to get in touch, I can be reached via email at lpeluso@scgstl.org or via phone at 718-629-9330. 

For the Week of May 20th-24th

Gym Uniform to be worn on Tuesdays and Fridays only.

Upcoming quizzes and tests:

NYS Science Performance Exam, Thursday, May 23rd

Friday, 5/24/19- Social Studies Test- Dutch Colony

Important information:

NYS Science Performance Exam- Thursday, 5/23/19. All students are asked to be present and bring a healthy snack.

Summer School Forms due by 5/17/19

Walkathon/Spirit Day- Money due by 5/23/19

Monday, 5/27/19- Memorial Day- School Closed

**Donations of boxes of tissues as well as Lysol and Clorox wipes are gratefully accepted.**

In the classroom this week:

ELA/Reading:   We are reading true stories of actual survivors as captured in Alan Zullo’s book: Ten True Tales: Titanic Young Survivors. As your child about why the Titatnic sank.

4th Grade Math: We will begin a new unit on expressing fractions as decimals.

5th Grade Math:  We will be working on conceptualizing division of fractions.

Science: We will be working on force and motion and how we can apply it to our experiments.

Social Studies: We will finish our study of New York as a Dutch colony called New Netherland. As your child about the purchase of Manhattan Island.

Italian: We will learn the Italian names for various animals. We will also learn the verb avere, which means to have.

Homework for Fourth Grade, 5/17/19:

Homework:
1. ELA: Vocabulary worksheet
2. Math: Workbook, pg. 624
3. Reading Log
Reminders: Wednesday, 5/22- Social Studies test and Thursday, 5/23- Performance Exam

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Fifth Grade Math Homework, 5/17/19: Workbook, pg. 543. Show work. 

 

 

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