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 email@example.com or via phone at 718-629-9330.
For the Week of May 29th-June 1st
Quizzes/Tests this week:
ELA- Adjectives and Adverbs quiz on Friday, 6/1
Students will be taking the second part of the NYS Science exam on Monday, June 4th. Homework will be lighter on Friday 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:
Wednesday, May 30th- Walkathon- students must wear their Walkathon t-shirt and either the uniform gym shorts or the uniform sweatpants.
**We are in allergy season. 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 focusing on the differences between adjectives and adverbs.
Math: We are working on decimal equivalents to fractions. Ask your child to sing the “Decimal Song.” We will also learn how to order and compare decimals.
Science: We are preparing for the NYS written Science exam but will also dedicate time to simple machines and the water cycle.
Social Studies: This week, we will explore city and country life in the NY colony. Students have created some great satirical cartoons of the John Peter Zenger trial. Be sure to ask your child what he/she created.
Religion: We are focusing on how to follow the First Commandment.