Holiday Break Homework
As a reinforcement for math and literacy skills students should work on CLEVER Apps:
MATH: I-Ready, Khan, Sumdog, IXL, First in Math
LITERACY: Achieve 3000, Readworks, IXL
Have a wonderful holiday and Happy New Year!
HOMEWORK- A BALANCING ACT
Students' assigned homework should be completed within one hour. Assignments are given in Khan, Sumdog, IReady and Reading.
Differentiated independent assignments may be found in Khan Academy:"Course Mastery" and also in I Ready: "My Path". Here, students will be working on their specific skill level.
READWORKS: Students will be assigned Readworks articles with question sets throughout the year. In addition, weekly reading materials are provided with the "Article a Day" feature. Students will read a short article a day and then they write what they learned into the "Book of Knowledge". The audio for the stories may be accessed for students who need extra support.
Please encourage students to complete assigned activities first and spend any extra time on independent practice.
Please contact me with any questions or concerns.
Welcome to fourth grade!
OPEN HOUSE will be on October 6th, at 5PM.
Hope to see all parents/guardians there.
Dear Parents and Guardians,
School will be closed for Spring Recess April 11th-15th. School re-opens on Monday April 18th.
Homework for the break includes the pink math packet which was sent home, assignments on the math APPS on CLEVER (assignments will be posted during the week on Khan Academy and I Ready. Independent practice may be done on IXL, Sumdog and First in Math.)
In addition, the Women's History Project (report AND posterboard) is due after the break.
Due to staffing issues, not all pictures were taken on Friday, March 18th. The photographers from LIFETOUCH will return on Monday, March 28th to take pictures of the remaining students.
PARENT-TEACHER SIGN UPS...
The schedule for parent-teacher day may be found in the link below. I have signed up parents that I would like to meet with on Friday. If you cannot make the scheduled time please let me know: email@example.com
Other parents who would like to meet with me may also sign up for any available slots. Please make sure to check the schedule and sign up for only ONE time.
I will provide a zoom link for parents who would rather speak via facetime.
Here is the link for the signup sheet. Again...check the names on sheet before signing up.
SUMDOG is an APP on Clever designed to help students become fluent in math facts. SUMDOG is assigned every night for homework. There is a 2 minute multiplication check and also a multiplication challenge for the week.
Please ensure that your child is working on SUMDOG each night (10 minutes or so). This APP can be accessed on any device (including a cellphone).
Please email me with any questions.
Students who are quarantined at home should work on the assignments and assessments posted on the APPS in my class page on CLEVER.
Benchmark Unit 4 quizzes and Unit test should be completed online.
New assignments are posted in class APPS each day.
In addition to assignments:
Independent work should be completed in IREADY - "My PATH"
Diagnostic work in IXL should be completed each day...(click on diagnostic tab in IXL)
Complete "Black History Project", which includes essay, posterboard and FLIPGRID presentation.
Friday, January 7, 2021
For all students and school staff
Central Office Open at 9AM
**Home Testing Kits that were not picked up at school may be picked at the Board of Education, One Larkin Center Fri 1/7 10A - 5P and Sat 1/8 10AM to 1PM.
Complete assignments in:
Readworks, Khan Academy, I-Ready Achieve 3000 and ALL Benchmark Assessments not completed.
Finish Black History month biography essay, posterboard and flipgrid presentation.
Remote Learning Jan 3rd-7th
DUE TO THE SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES IN OUR COMMUNITY & SCHOOLS:
ALL YONKERS PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE ON A FULL ONLINE REMOTE SCHEDULE MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2022 - FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2022
DEBIDO AL AUMENTO SIGNIFICATIVO DE CASOS POSITIVOS DE COVID-19 EN NUESTRA COMUNIDAD Y ESCUELAS:
TODAS LAS ESCUELAS PÚBLICAS DE YONKERS ESTARÁN EN UN HORARIO REMOTO EN LÍNEA COMPLETO DEL LUNES 3 DE ENERO DE 2022 AL VIERNES 7 DE ENERO DE 2022
*TEAMS meeting invite for Class will be sent to students through CLEVER message. Class begins at 8:35 AM daily.
* If students are not able to log into TEAMS with student ID and password, please email me. Please include your child's ID# and birthdate in the email.
Best wishes for a wonderful holiday and New Year! School will be closed for the week and reopens on January 3rd.
(Homework for the break has been posted on CLEVER for the class. They should check messages from the teacher for information and links.)
Homework for the Christmas Holiday Recess
Homework for Christmas Break Mrs. Sussingham’s class
Math: Sumdog practice 15 mins a day… multiplication CHALLENGE. Khan Academy: Assignments I-Ready: Assignments and “My Path” independent work IXL- work on starred activities ( all subjects)
ELA/ Social Studies: Reading: READWORKS 4 assignments. (3 stories with questions, one article a day set) Read stories and answer all questions (including written responses.
Read/ Reader’s Response
Vocabulary: Complete page 33 in Close read (online close read is found in the assignments tab in Benchmark) Write out the vocabulary words 5 times each in homework notebook and write a sentence for each word.
Writing: Choose a famous African American, research this person using books OR internet sources. Complete Biography outline, then write report using this outline. (Write on loose leaf OR you may type report.) This written report will be accepted as the Book Report due Jan 14th.
Science: Legends of Learning
MATH FACT FLUENCY: SUMDOG
Math fact fluency is fundamental to fourth grade mathematics and math in general.
Students need to practice multiplication facts daily.
Please ensure that your child practices on SUMDOG every night for 10-15 minutes. Students have a daily multiplication check AND a math fact challenge to practice assigned multiplication tables. The students who are doing this consistently each night are making progress.
Accuracy AND speed are important in knowing math facts.
Please support your child by ensuring that they practice on SUMDOG each day, on a computer, tablet or smart phone.
Most nightly homework may be found on CLEVER.
The APPS that should be used are:
Additional sites used are:
Legends of Learning
Homework assignments are written down in class into homework notebook. ...including written assignments.
Parent-Teacher Conference DayDecember 10th, 20211:00- 5:45 PM
Please sign up for parent-teacher conferences through the following link.
Virtual conferences are encouraged.
On the day of conference, please sign into my Zoom meeting at your scheduled time OR you may come to the classroom for the meeting.
Below is the link fo the ZOOM meeting on December 10th.
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