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Welcome to the 4th Grade Web page! This page is updated at the end of each week. It will feature upcoming events, assessments, and topics that will be covered in class. Links and copies to many useful materials are included on this page. Students and parents should check the site each and every weekend.

Dear 4th graders and families,

Enjoy your last days of summer! A special welcome to Madelyn Dannenfelser and Aulani Daniel to the GSC community. Get ready for a challenging year of learning and growing together! I'll see you on September 7th for the first day of 4th grade!

*Summer work and a stationery list can be found in the resources section below.

*Parents please purchase clear contact paper in order to cover workbooks that the class will receive during the first days of school. Please have all books covered by Monday 9/19. Thanks.

~Mrs. Eileen Coughlin

awesome video about the Papal visit


Upcoming Tests and Projects

"Brown Bag" projects due Friday 9/9 *information to follow on 1st day of school

Summer Work Packets are due Monday 9/12. (a copy is located below)

http://quizlet.com/ Use this site to make flash cards It's free!

Key Concepts for Weeks of 9/4 and 9/11
Religion- Saint Terese/The Blessed Trinity
Science- Animal Classification
Social Studies- Remembering 9/11/World Geography
Reading- Because of Winn Dixie
Writing- Bio Poem
Math- reivew of basic operations/check of pre-requiste skills for 4th grade/place value
GO Math

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News
Announcing Every Kid in a Park: A new White House youth initiative to get all 4th graders and their families ... This pass provides free access to national parks,
FREE pass to National Parks



Dates
Wed. 9/7 First Day of School Noon Dismissal
Thurs. 9/8 Full Day

Mon. 9/12 CARES begins
Fri. 9/16 Opening School Liturgy/Student Council Installation

Thus. 9/22 Back to School Night 6:30
Fri. 9/23 Fall Picture Day


Resources
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4th Grade Hi-lights 2015
Citizenship Challenge
Video presentation
http://www.catholicschools-phl.org/We were were featured on the OCE's website
Citizenship Challenge Information

NDS Place Mat Contest
https://www.facebook.com/NdsSchoolLunchProgram

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Curriculum:
http://www.catholicschools-phl.org/images/Grade_4_Standards.pdf
General
Free Rice- Reviews all subjects and allows students to make a difference http://www.freerice.com/
Games for various subjects: http://www.funbrain.com/ Weekly Reader: http://www.weeklyreader.comF
flashcards http://quizlet.com/
Mr. Nussbaum's 1,000 educational sights in one: Amazing sight with a little bit of everything

Religion
Games to Review Units:
http://www.loyolapress.com/games-for-christ-our-life-grade-4.htm

Math
Quotient Cafe- long division practice

GO Math

Fraction Resources
http://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/fractions-on-a-number-line-and-chart/886897/?ref=link
http://www.abcya.com/fraction_tiles.htm
http://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/equivalent-fractions-iii/6352113/


Practice Activites: http://www.ixl.com/
Multiplication Games: http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm
Multiplication activities: Multiplication games
Visual Math Learning: http://www.visualmathlearning.com/
Very helpful Math site for all concepts
Kahn Academy 4th grade Math


Social Studies

Valley Forge videos

Digital textbook
American Revolution
Declaration Music Video
Kids National Geographic: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/
Activities that Ben Franklin tried: http://www.sin.fi.edu/franklin/activity.html
geography http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_Continents.htm
PA State Park Website: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/sprinto.htm
"Visit" travel regions of PA: http:///www.state.pa.us/visit/html/kids.html and http://www.state.pa.us/visit/html/regions.html
"Visit "William Penn's Home Pennsbury Manor: http://www.libertynet.org/pensbury
"Visit" the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, and where Ben Franklin lived: http://www.us.history.org
Valley Forge: http://www.libertynet.org/iha/valleyforge
Gettysburg Field Trip: http://www.nps.gov/gett/index/htm
Hershey Park: http://www.hersheys.com/kidstown/index/html and http://www.hershey-museum.microserve.net
Virtual Reality Field Trips: [[http://www.techtrekers.com/virtualft.htm ]]
America's Story: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi
World Geography:
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_Continents.htm
State Symbols http://statesymbolsusa.org/

English
Textbook Site: www.loyolapress.com/voyages-in-english-2011-student.htm
Spin and Spell: http://www.spinandspell.com/game.swf
Spelling Site that allows you to type in your list words and use them to review
http://www.spellingcity.com/


Science
Textbook Site: http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/science/grade4_nl.html
Games: http://resources.kaboose.com/games/science.html
Biology for Kids: http://www.biology4kids.com/
Chemistry for Kids: http://ww.chem4kids.com/
Human Body Games and Activities:
http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/htbw_main_page.html
http://www.scrubsandbeyond.com/medical-and-health-games-for-kids-and-teens.aspx
NASA Space Place: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/games.shtml
Weather Map: http://glencoe.com/sec/science/activites/weather/index.html
Reading
Power Points and Links to Activities for each story http://classroom.jc-schools.net/samst/reading-new.html
Vocabulary Fun http://www.vocabulary.co.il/
Reading Incentive Program: http://www.bookadventure.com/


Terra Nova Sites to use to review/

tips and math multiple choice practice

Science practice

skills to practice in Math and Reading