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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 March 18th-22nd

Gym Uniform to be worn on Tuesdays and Fridays only.

Upcoming quizzes and tests:

None this week

Important information:

Tuesday, 3/19- Picture day- All students are invited to dress up for their photos.

Wednesday, 3/20/19- Report Cards Distributed from 3:30 PM- 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM-7:30 PM.  Please note that the last conference is at 7:15 PM. 

School trip to Rye Playland- permission forms have been sent home. Return filled out slip with cash or money order.

Please send in all remaining money from the Candy Sales

**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 the book Pink and Say, and our essential question is what are themes of a story? This week we will focus on subject verb agreement and comparing and contrasting problems in both Pink and Say and Superfudge. 

4th Grade Math: We are beginning a new unit on fractions, and our focus this week is on creating equivalent fractions using multiplication and division. 

5th Grade Math:  Our focus this week is on adding and subtracting mixed numbers with unlike denominators.

Science: We have begun a new unit on force, energy, and motion, and this week our focus will be on electric circuits and magnetism. 

Social Studies: We are working on group projects comparing and contrasting New York’s two major Native American groups- the Algonquians and the Iroquois.

Italian: We will be working on the vocabulary for various types of animals.

Homework for Fourth Grade, for 3/18/19: 

  1. ELA: Workbook, pg. 238
  2. Math: Workbook, pg. 425, #’s 10-21
  3. Science: Due Wednesday, 3/20, Do #’s 1-20 in Science packet.
  4. Reading Log


Fifth Grade Math Homework, 3/18/19: Workbook, pg. 429, Show work and simplify where necessary. 



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