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MATH  

*Chapter 2: add and subtract multi-digit numbers;

                   estimate sums and differences using rounding;

                   write equations with a variable to represent multi-step word problems

Go over homework to check for understanding and mastery of these skills. Chapter 2 test is tentatively set for Wednesday, Sept. 6th.

*Utilize the family letter as an overview of concepts, as well as, strategy examples.

*Usernames and passwords are in your child's agenda for several websites that your child can utilize. These sites will be very beneficial as reinforcement of 4th grade skills.

*Practice basic addition and multiplication facts. Instant recall from memory of basic addition and multiplication facts is expected. Counting up will only handicap your child.

*Weekly Timed Fluency tests are given each Wednesday. Practice often to help your child successfully commit these facts to memory for instant recall. 


Science  

*Exploration of the Human Body. We will spend time learning basic concepts about body systems and how they work together. We are beginning with the musculoskeletal system.