Mr. Wallace’s Monthly Herald:
I’m always amazed at how quickly these first weeks of school fly by! From writing our class constitution, becoming familiar with using a daily agenda, and switching between teachers for math class, I’m thrilled with the progress students are making in becoming more organized and exhibiting positive character qualities each day.
I’m also pleased with the launch of our digital classroom on Edmodo.com. My students are very engaged with this new learning platform and really enjoying the enrichment and collaborative opportunities it provides. I encourage you to visit both our class website and your child’s Edmodo page anytime! You can sign up for your own Edmodo access using the “parent code” located on your child’s Edmodo homepage.
Academically, in language arts we are progressing through our first theme, Journeys, while focusing on parts of speech, sentence structure, vocabulary and grammar skills. In math we are reviewing basic math reasoning strategies while moving toward a more in depth study of place value and rounding. In social studies, students have begun learning about California’s unique geography and have launched our first project exploring California’s four geographic regions.
It was a pleasure meeting with parents during Back to School night and sharing our vision for the year ahead. Field trip fundraising information will soon be sent home. Be sure to check out the our “parent/student how-to videos” link on my class website.
Also, if you haven’t yet joined PTA, it’s not too late. Your support is truly appreciated as we are trying to be the first class to score a PTA touchdown!
*Note: 4th grade pictures are scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 10th
Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have at (951) 696-1402 ext. 2133 or firstname.lastname@example.org