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Franklin Borough School
Grade 4

 

Teachers can be contacted by calling (973)-827-9775 and entering the extension next to their names.

 

Teaching Staff

Mrs. Lauren Davies - ext. 410

Ms. Mary Hocking - ext. 471

Ms. Heather Labance - ext. 465

Ms. Amy McAuliffe - ext. 418

Ms. Brianne McGlone - ext. 404

Ms. Alyssa Pisauro - ext. 428

Mrs. Shannon Zaremba - ext. 429


 

Mrs. Davies, Ms. McAuliffe, & Mrs. Labance
lbrady@fboe.org amcauliffe@fboe.org | hlabance@fboe.org 

 

Ms. Hocking
mhocking@fboe.org

February 2017

3rd & 4th Basic Skills Language Arts:
We have recently made changes to our focus skills. Below is our focus goals for February:

Reading/Fluency Goals: Your child will continue to listen to fluent reading as well as practice skills to become a fluent reader. You can help at home with improving your childís fluency by having your child read a little bit every day.

Phonics Goals: Your child will finish long-vowel sounds and then move onto complex vowel sounds and their spelling sequences.

Comprehension Goals: Your child is working on understanding what was read.  In class, we do this through asking and answering questions about the text, determining the textís purpose, and from  writing responses about what we read using events that happened in the story.

Writing Goal: Your childís writing goal is to answer a short-response question about what he/she is reading in class using evidence from the text. By doing this, your child will be able to prove the answer is correct.

5th Grade Language Arts with Mrs. Panaite:
This month, your child is writing a research report on a Historic Hero. Please have your child complete all homework assignments on time.

Homework/Responsibilities
Monday
- Spelling, spelling packet, and vocabulary words or article of the week (AOW) is given in class.
Tuesday- Vocabulary sentences due.
Thursday- Vocabulary test is given in class or Article of the week packet is due.
Friday- Spelling packet due and spelling test is given in class.  

3rd Grade Math:
Your child is learning about division facts and strategies. Please continue to practice multiplication facts with your child at home.

4th Grade Math:
Your child will finish Chapter 4- Divide by 1-Digit Numbers. The following chapter targets fraction equivalence and comparison. Please continue to practice multiplication facts with your child at home.

Please visit my website for additional language arts or math resource and contact me if you have any concerns about your child.

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Ms. McGlone
bmcglone@fboe.org
 

 

Mrs. Zaremba
szaremba@fboe.org

Happy Valentine's Day

As we enter the month of February, there are few dates to keep in mind.  The PTO Valentine Bazaar is February 12th from 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.  If your son or daughter would like to participate in this fundraiser, please send in money on or before this day. School will be closed February 21-22 for winter recess.  School will reopen February 23rd.   

In social studies, we are finishing our unit on the Boston Tea Party. The class will perform a short play toward the end of the month. Please have your son our daughter practice the part at home for homework.  Participation in the play will count as a test grade for the unit.  

             Please remember to read with your child at least 10 minutes every night. Fourth graders need 3 AR points by the end of the marking period.  

Students will receive two pieces of homework every night. They always have spelling and math homework. Please be sure to check the planner to find out exactly what the assignment is supposed to be.  Also, please be sure to sign your childís homework planner every night. It is important to have an open line of communication, and this is a great way to have questions answered. Please help your child with homework if he/she does not understand it.  I do not want anyone to be frustrated. A spelling test will be given every Friday, so please help your child study.  

If you have any questions, feel free to email me at szaremba@fboe.org

Thank you,

 

Mrs. Zaremba 

 



 













 


 


 
 
 

Last update February 10, 2017