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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 or via phone at 718-629-9330. 

For the Week of January 14th-17th

Gym Uniform to be worn on Tuesdays and Fridays only.

Upcoming quizzes and tests:

Grade 4- Science Test on Thursday on Photosynthesis and Adaptations

Grade 5

Important information:

Thursday, January 17th- 11:50 AM Dismissal.

Thursday, January 17th- Candy sale begins.

Friday, January 18th- School closed- Professional development for teachers

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

In the classroom this week:

ELA/Reading:   We have finished reading My Brother Martin and will be focusing on cause and effect relationships.

4th Grade Math: We will begin our work on division by focusing on multiplication facts we can use to help us to solve division problems.

5th Grade Math:  We are working division and particularly on a Math story project entitled The Division of Oz. Students are working in teams and will create stories using two-digit divisors. The stories are loosely based  on the Wizard of Oz, and students will present their stories to the class. 

Science: This week we will finish our comprehensive unit on plants and animals. Ask your child about Emperor Penguin’s adaptations or about how photosynthesis takes place.

Social Studies: We have begun What can we learn from New York’s first inhabitants? We will explore the Algonquian tribe and how they lived and survived here in New York.

Homework for Fourth Grade, 1/16/19: 

1. ELA: Workbook,109
2. Math: Workbook, pg. 256
3. Science: Study for test!
4. Reading Log


Fifth Grade Math Homework, 1/16/19:  
Workbook, pg. 277, #’s 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 11. SHOW ALL WORK. 




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