Mrs. Kaytlyn Frumerman

4th Grade Teacher
Welcome to 4th Grade! It is a wonderful time in the life of a child. Fourth graders are becoming more and more independent. They are adventurous, eager to learn and explore their world. Please visit the classroom site to explore the curriculum and any field fields trips we might be taking. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!
Email  frumerman@ndvsf.org

What's Happening in 4th Grade

October News!

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Hello 4th Grade Families!

We are having such a wonderful year so far! I love working with the students. We have been very busy this year. Here are a few of the highlights:

We just finished reading Roald Dahl’s The Witches and are working on a reading projects in class.

We have also finished our unit on Rocks and will soon be studying landforms.

In Math we are studying place value and adding and subtracting. In November we will start working on multiplication and division.

 

Pictured: Students finishing up their Witches projects.

Stay tuned for Halloween pictures!

Welcome to 4th Grade 2017-2018

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Dear Families,

Welcome back to NDV and 4th grade!   As we begin this new year, I am looking forward to working with your child with great expectations!   Please read through the curriculum and other tabs on this site.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!

There are many ways you can help your child to be successful in school.  Give lots of praise for work well done; Be sure to comment and ask about all papers and projects that come home, and most importantly, read with your child!  In doing this, you become an active participant in your child’s education. As Emilie Buchwald wisely said, “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”

Here’s to a GREAT year!!

Best,

Mrs. Frumerman

Thank you!

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Thank you parents and students for a great year! As we come to the end of the school year, the 4th graders are wrapping up their learning with fun projects. Be sure to ask the students how it’s going!

Mrs. Buford will be also be stopping by to fill the students in on what they need to complete over the summer. This will help them be better prepared for 5th grade and beyond!

Curriculum

Texts/Materials include:

Religion Text: We Believe; God’s Law Guides Us. In 4th grade religion, The Beatitudes and the Ten Commandments are emphasized in the curriculum. Fourth graders study the texts as well as the Bible; the importance of prayer, liturgy, social justice, and moral values are woven throughout the year. Prayers emphasized in 4th grade.

Religion Standards

Language Arts and Reading Texts: Various novels, and Spellography In reading, We explore a number of chapter books. Most are enjoyed as a whole class. Fiction books representing a wide range of genres are included.  Included in the curriculum are comprehension skills, grammar skills, knowledge of vocabulary, spelling skills, and a variety of writing experiences (structured paragraphs, expository writing, and poetry, for example) are included.

Language Arts Standards

Math    Text: Eureka Math
Much attention is given to the basic operations of whole numbers and fractions. This includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Word problems and critical thinking skills are strengthened and given in all lessons throughout the year.  Parents can also visit the Engage New York Curriculum website to see the exact lessons we are working on in class.

Math Standards

Social Studies   Text:   Houghton Mifflin History and Social Science California
Fourth Grade is traditionally all about California! We will study the first Californians, early settlers, immigrants, the missions, Gold Rush, transportation, key figures in California history, as well as geography, and map skills. Highlights of the year include our Mission Project and a learning all about the Gold Rush!

Social Studies Standards

Science  Text: Foss Science resources Grade 4 California Edition. Fourth grade science includes a wide range of topics such as biomes, food chains and food webs, rocks and minerals, erosion and weatheirng, as well as electricity and magnetism.

Science Standards

 

Resources

https://www.classdojo.com/

http://us.mathletics.com/

https://www.raz-kids.com/

Prayers

Prayers learned this year are

• The Rosary

• Ritual of Stations of the Cross

• Morning Offering

Students are also introduced to

  • Apostle's Creed
  • Memorare

Please go over these prayers with your students and say them with your family!

Field Trips

We take many field trips in 4th grade! Some possible field trips are

1) Mission San Francisco de Asis (Mission Dolores)

2) Chinatown walking tour with lunch included

3) Wells Fargo museum

4) Marin museum of the American Indian

Field trips are a great way for students to learn about the world around them. I try to take as many field trip opportunities as possible! Check back for more up to date information on where we are headed next!

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