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Maria Teran-Cruz

Fourth Grade

760-331-5500-ext.5579

mteran@carlsbadusd.net

Essential Agreements Class 2016-2017

Be Polite:

  • Use May I......?
  • Raise hand to talk
  • Listen Carefully
  • Use your words with kindness
  • Use your manners: Thank you, ad Please                                                 

     
  • Keep voices down in the classroom

Be Responsible:

  • Complete work in class
  • Bring homework everyday
  • Keep your area clean
  • Pick up your trash
  • Push your chair in

Ask Questions

 

Persevere-Never Give Up

 

Make Mistakes-Learn From Them


 

CURRENT IB UNIT

                                                                             

 

 

Theme:  How We Organized Ourselves

Central Idea: When people acquire land for power, change occurs

Lines of Inquiry:

  • When change occurs, there is a cultural impact on all people involved.
  • There are challenges and benefits when establishing a settlement.
  • Governments explore and colonize for different reasons

 

Maria Teran-Cruz

 



Our second semester is here and fourth graders are working hard! Parents, your help and support at home will help your child to complete this year successfully.

Here are a few tips:

Please make sure they come prepare to school with all they need to work in class.  Keep practicing all basic operations in math as they are the foundation for the rest of our math curriculum: fractions, decimals, and geometry to name a few.  MULTIPLICATION TABLES AND CONSISTENCY ARE THE KEY!

Make sure they are reading every night for at least 30 minutes, completing 2 Achieve 3000 articles at home with a 75% score or higher, and practicing their spelling.

Please contact me at 760-331-5579 if you have any questions or concerns. 

DAILY SCHEDULE

Monday-Friday:

8:15-8:30  Physical Fitness

8:30-10:30  Inquiry into Language Arts (Narrative)

10:30-10:45 Recess

10:45-12:00  Inquiry into Math (Fractions)

12:00-12:45 Lunch

12:45-2:30 I.B. Units (How We Organized Ourselves)    

 

Mondays: Spanish Club (Alternates every other Monday and Tuesday), P.E., Library                      
 

Tuesdays: Computer Lab, Art, Circuit

Wednesdays: Computer Lab

Thursdays: Computer Lab

Fridays: Computer Lab, Dance P.E

 

Spelling, Reading Log, and Vocabulary will go home every Monday.

There is Math homework everyday.

Please, make sure your student reads at least 30 minutes daily

There is spelling and vocabulary tests every Friday.

                                 

 

IB FOCUS


 


 

Important websites

Please use the following links to help your child gather information or practice skills.

 

Spellingcity .com (novel study, science vocabulary)

 

Math Magician (+,-,x )

 

Achieve 3000 (through Clever)- Non-fiction

 

Think Central (Go Math) -through Clever

 

 

Maria Teran-Cruz Locker

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

   Parents, please do not forget to sign your student's spelling test,vocabulary test, and reading log weekly. 






 

MATH

Current Chapter:  Chapter 6 : Equivalent fractions, Common Denominators

Chapter 1: Place Value

Chapter 2: Multiplication by 1-digit

Chapter 3: Multiplication by 2-digits 

Chapter 4: Division

Chapter 5: Factors, multiples, and patterns

 

IMPORTANT: Please study your multiplication tables and practice your long division!!!!!