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Reed's 4th Grade

Mrs. Kristina Reed

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4A Math Workbooks Coming Home!

Students have completed "Volume 4A" of our math curriculum. Some of the chapters that are not completed in the workbook are 5th grade content, which will be covered next year.
If students would like to, they can review some of these concepts at home practicing in their workbooks. 
Volume 4B (which will over content for the rest of the year) will be distributed in class tomorrow for students to use both in class and at home for homework. :) 

Field Trip! 2/8

The fourth grade students will be heading out on a field trip Friday, February 8th. We will be going to The Irvine Park Railroad to a day of California history and adventure! Parent permission slips were emailed out. Please be on the look out for this as we need to get the most accurate head count of students joining us. A suggested donation of $16 for your child's entry is greatly appreciated.   Checks can be made payable to Montemalaga Elementary. 
We look forward to a wonderful  and memorable trip!

Chapter 6 (part 2 of 2) Test Coming up!

Chapter 6 (part 2) test will be this Thursday, January 31st. This test will cover lesson 6.8- Real world word problems using the content learning in lessons 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6

Chapter 6 (part 1) Test Coming Up!

Chapter 6 (part 1) test will be this Thursday, January 24th.
This test will cover lessons 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7.
A test covering 6.8 (Real-world Word Problems) will take place next week! 

Marble Party Tomorrow (12/7)!

The students in room 14 have earned their first marble party! Tomorrow, Friday 12/7, the students have chosen to have a "device and fort party" at the end of the day. Student may bring the following to school tomorrow:
  • 1 device (that should be stored in Mrs. Reed's desk until the party)
  • 1 pillow OR 1 stuffed animal
  • 1 blanket OR sleeping bag
Please be sure that anything brought to school is in a backpack or bag with the student's name printed. 
Congratulations Room 14! :) 

Chapter 3 (part 1) Test Friday

Chapter 3 (part 1) Test is Friday 11/9! The test will cover multi-digit multiplication and division
Part 2- word problems using multiplication and division will take place on Thursday 11/15!

Math- Bar Modeling!

We are working on solving problems with bar models. To learn more and review, check out the videos on bar modeling linked in the math tab! :) 

Book Orders due this FRIDAY!

Room 14 Families,

Scholastic Book Clubs orders are due this FRIDAY 10/26 You can place your orders online at using our class activation code: NG38P --or you may bring in the order with a check made out to "Scholastic Book Club."


Happy Reading,
Mrs. Reed

Island of the Blue Dolphin Assessments Ch. 1-5

We will have a comprehension test on Chapters 1-5 on Tuesday 10/23
This will be an open book test- student my use their IBD reading book.
On Wednesday 10/24, students will take the vocabulary quiz for chapters 1-5. Students have been working to develop the understanding words from these chapters by creating vocabulary cards. Room 14 students are encouraged to study these card to review! 

Mystery Book Project DUE TOMORROW!

Mystery book projects are due tomorrow in class! Students should have been working on these for over the last month. Please double check your work by looking at the directions provided with the assignment (this is located on the reading tab of this site). 
We will be sharing these in class by holding a gallery walk. 
Looking forward seeing all of your hard work and effort! :) 

Chapter 2 Math Test this Friday!

This Friday 10/5, will be our Chapter 2  math test. The test will cover lessons 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4. 

Chapter 1 Math Test is coming home today!

Students are bringing home their chapter 1 math assessment today. I am so proud of their hard work in this first chapter! 

After looking over this math test with your child, please sign and return it at your earliest convenience. Students have the option to rework problems they may have missed on the test. Those who make corrections may receive ½ credit for each problem they rework.

If you are interested in learning more on the concepts and skills covered in each chapter, please see the math tab on my Edlio web page. There you will find the section: “School to Home Connection.” As we begin each new chapter I will post page there for you to view.

Have a great weekend!


Scholastic Book Orders Due 9/28!

Dear Families,

This is a friendly reminder that your Book Clubs orders are due by 09/28/18. You can place your orders online at using our class activation code: NG38P


Happy Reading,
Mrs. Reed