Fourth Graders at the K-Lo are working independently and
collaboratively across the curriculum. Thanks to the Lesley Partnership,
students are utilizing classroom sets of both iPads and laptops into
their daily learning.
the mathematics Investigations program, students are spending time in
'Math Talk' proving their own math thinking as well as using
constructive criticism to clarify others and make sense of thinking that
differs from their own.
has come alive with the newly implemented History Alive curriculum.
Students are reading within the content area, and learning about the
United States and the development of its regions.
in the fourth grade are being held to the high expectations presented
in Lucy Calkin's Units of Study. While writing vigorously on a daily
basis, they are including meaning and purpose to their writing pieces.
As they move through the various units inclusive of narrative,
persuasive and informational writing, they receive guidance on craft and
conventions, adding to the improved quality of their writing. Fourth
Graders at the K-Lo are also learning and practicing monthly character
traits. Those students who regularly display the character trait of the
month receive a certificate.
are exploring The Solar System, The Changing Earth and Electricity
science units which include hands on activities and experiments,
observations that recorded in their science notebooks and field trips
around the city. Reader's Notebooks are used to practice and record what
they notice, picture, predict, wonder, connect to and figure out while
reading both independently, and within a guided reading group.
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