Michelle Morris
Grade 4 English Language Arts
Deer Run Elementary

Welcome to 4th Grade in Room 112

Friday October
, 2017
​Today we finished off our week with our monthly Town Hall Assembly. Ask your child about today's 5th grade town hall presentation. Our PTO also handed our the Deer Run Run lap medals and prizes. Thank you to all who helped make this event a success.
We are collecting Box tops until October 27th. Please send them in with your child for the label contest. We look forward to seeing parents this next week at conferences.
Important Upcoming Dates:
  • October 17/18 - Parent-Teacher Conferences & Book Fair in the Library
  • October 20,23 - No School: Fall Break
  • October 27- Harvest Party
  • November 16th - 4th Grade Music Concert
Weekly Recap:
Multiplication - multiplying numbers using
​ partial product
Social Studies:
​We investigated many documents to determine the importance of primary and secondary sources.
Reading Workshop
​In reading groups we continued to practice our inferring skills. During workshop lessons we practiced 2 thinking routines: Circle of View Points and Tug of War. We used 2 text with different perspectives about Christopher Columbus to complete a circle of viewpoints using what we heard in the books. We used the thinking routine, Tug of War, as an entrance activity to our informational text unit.
​We continued working on our narratives by adding
​transition words
and editing our work.
A Look into next week...
Multiplication Assessment - Wednesday 10/18​
​Looking at factors & multiples​
Conservation of Matter Unit
Reading Workshop:
*Informational text - finding facts & summarizing
Writing Workshop:
* Writing Fiction Narratives
Word Study:

Specials For This Week:
Laudick: Art, Music, PE, Library
​, Art​
Morris: PE, Library, Art, Music
​, PE​
Mrs. Morris & Mrs. Laudick
4th Grade
Deer Run Elementary
"Lead, Lend a Hand, Learn and Leave a Legacy"
Michelle Morris
4th Grade
Deer Run Elementary
4th Grade Mission Statement 
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