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 2017 to 2018. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 718-629-9330.
For the Week of May 14th-18th
Quizzes/Tests this week:
Students will be taking the first part of the NYS Science exam on Wednesday, May 23rd. Homework will be lighter next Tuesday usual to allow for students to be well-rested. Please make sure your child gets 10 hours of sleep, has a healthy breakfast, and has a healthy snack. As well, all students need at least two #2 pencils.
Important information for this week:
**We will be entering allergy season shortly. 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 Superfudge and will be are focusing on how change affects our lives. Students are also working on verb tenses as well as the difference between nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.
Math: We are working on decimal equivalents to fractions. As your child to sing the “Decimal Song”
Science: We are working on electricity and magnetism. Students will use closed circuits to test if objects are conductors of electricity. Students will also test these same objects to understand magnet attraction.
Social Studies: This week, we will explore city and country life in the NY colony. We will also learn about John Peter Zenger- one of the first people in this country to fight for freedom of the press.
Religion: Students are creating The ten Commandments of Students of St. Catherine-St. Therese Catholic Academy.