I hope everyone had a restful weekend. It was so cool to see the balloons from the Great Forest Park Balloon Race fly over Walker Elementary (shared on the school’s Facebook page). Here are some important dates for the week: Monday-Thursday: read 20 minutes, complete reading log Wednesday, September 20: Early Dismissal at 2:50, Pencil … Continue reading Week of September 18th-22nd!!
Welcome to another wonderful week in fourth grade! Here are some upcoming important dates: 1. ELA homework: read 20 minutes a night for Monday through Thursday and complete your reading log nightly. 2. ELA homework: reading logs due on Friday 3. PTA Meeting on September 13th at 6:30pm 4. Picture day is Friday, September 15th! … Continue reading Week of September 11th-15th!!!
Sorry this is being posted late! With the holiday on Monday and meetings on Tuesday, this is my first plan time for the week. Here we go! Important dates for the week: -Remember: Reading logs are due Friday! I want to see an improvement over last week’s numbers. -Wildcat Assembly on Friday at 2:45: we … Continue reading Week of September 4th-6th!
Click on the following link to practice your spelling words: Spelling City Practice
Today we practiced finding the mass of an object using a balance and gram cubes!
Welcome back to another wonderful week of fourth grade! Here are some important reminders for this week: 1. Reading Homework: read 20 minutes a night and complete the reading log 2. Reading Log is due Thursday, August 31st (don’t forget to get it signed) 3. No school on Friday, September 1st for Teacher Professional Development … Continue reading Week of August 28th-September 1st!
We have been studying properties of matter in science class this week. Students built a fun model of density by making homemade lava lamps. Water is more dense than vegetable oil and will naturally stay separated from oil when mixed together. We can add alka seltzer to the mix and we get a lava lamp … Continue reading Learning about Density with Lava Lamps!
What an exciting way to start the beginning of our second week of school-with a solar eclipse! The students were amazed (as was I). Check out pictures from our experience on the Solar Eclipse page of this website. Here are some important reminders: Monday, August 21st- return Friday Folders and any papers to be filled … Continue reading Week of August 21st-25th!!!
We had an amazing partial solar eclipse and were able to witness 98.8% of the sun obscured by the moon. We heard crickets chirping, the street lights came on, and the temperature dropped from 89 to 83 degrees! Here are some pictures of our special celebration today! Our class was also featured on the district … Continue reading Solar Eclipse Day!
The second day of school we went through PBIS Bootcamp. PBIS stands for Positive Behavior Support Systems. We visited all of the areas in the school and learned about the positive behaviors we should show there.