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Mrs. Lay 4th Grade Auburn Middle School Room 4D


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Title: Mrs. Lay 4th Grade Auburn Middle School Room 4D

Mrs. Lay 4th Grade Auburn Middle School Room 4D
  • Back to School Night!

Welcome, Parents!
  • My name is Shannon Lay and this is my tenth year
    of teaching. I have always taught fourth grade
    and I love it!
  • Im looking forward to having your son or
    daughter in my class this year!!!!
  • We will be working very hard on the basics
    reading, writing, and mathematics. ? In
    addition, we will work on social studies and
  • The following is a general overview of my
    classroom, procedures, and students expectations.

Classroom GOALS
  • Cover the STANDARDS that our state believes are
    important for your child to learn during 4th
  • To give your child the academic tools theyll
    need to progress to 5th grade.
  • To provide a supportive fun learning
    environment while we learn the standards ?
  • Learning Is Fun ?
  • Discover New Interests

Discipline Policy
  • Green Card Great Behavior
  • Yellow Card Caution/Verbal Warning
  • Orange Card Lunch Recess or After School
    Detention or Note Home
  • Red Card Direct Referral to Mr. Grimm
  • Severe Disruptions
  • See Principal Mr. Grimm Call Parents
  • Write Up

Classroom Behavior Rules
  • Mrs. Lay has the right to teach
  • and each student has the right to learn.
  • Please.
  • Talk only at appropriate times.
  • Complete homework and daily work on time.
  • Be attentive during class.
  • Respect the rights and safety of others.
  • Be honest.
  • Just Do Your Best
  • Rewards for GOOD Behavior ?

READING Fourth Grade Upper Grade 4th-8th
DRA TEST Assessments Timed Reading, All
Responses Are Written Write a Summary and
Answer Comp. Questions
  • Beginning Scores
  • Advanced Proficient Below
  • 50 38 34-
  • Year End Scores
  • Advanced Proficient Below
  • 50 40 38-

ASSESSMENTS4th Grade Illinois State
  • D.R.A Assessments Fall Spring
  • Winter, if needed
  • AIMSweb Reading Curriculum-Based Measurement
  • (R-CBM)Standard Oral Reading Fluency Assessment
    Passages Fall Spring

  • Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

Homework Home Reading
  • Please Provide
  • Homework Supervision/Please check your childs
  • Special Homework/Backpack Location
  • Quiet Homework Environment
  • Necessary School Supplies
  • Twenty Minutes of Reading Nightly
  • Please check and sign agenda daily
  • Read To Succeed

Take Pride In Your Work
  • Mrs. Lays Class
  • Have Name
  • Your BEST Writing
  • Be Turned In On Time
  • Be Your Best Work ?
  • Be Neat, Not Folded or Torn

Reading Text Pearson Illinois State
  • Fourth Grade Themes Traditions
  • 1. This Land is Your Land
  • 2. Work and Play
  • 3. Patterns in Nature
  • 4. Puzzles and Mysteries
  • 5. Adventures by Land, Air, and
  • 6. Reaching for Goals
  • Novel Units and Guided Reading!

Illinois Mathematics Standards
  • 4th Grade Text MacMillan/McGraw-Hill
  • Place Value
  • Adding Subtracting Whole Numbers Money
  • Multiplication Division Facts
  • Multiplying By One Digit Numbers MATH
  • Multiplying By Two Digit Numbers
  • Dividing By One Digit Divisors
  • Fraction Concepts Probability
  • 8 Adding Subtracting Fractions
  • 9 Decimals 10 Data Graphs
  • 11 Geometry 12 Measurement, Perimeter, Area

4th Grade SCIENCE Standards.. Mrs.
Lays Class Is FUN!!!
  • Unit A The World of Living
  • Things
  • Unit B Animals as Living Things
  • Unit C Earth and Beyond
  • Unit D Water and Weather
  • Unit E Matter
  • Unit F Energy

Social Studies

We will start our year by studying our countrys
geography. We will then look at the different
regions of the United States the West, South,
Middle West, and the Northeast. We will work on
map skills and do a fun unit on our wonderful
state Illinois!
  • Provided by the school, in binder.
  • Used to track daily assignments.
  • Parents Has your child completed all of the
    assignments for the day?
  • Parent signature/initial
  • Weekly homework assignments note taped into the
    back of the agenda

  • Binders
  • Your childs behavior chart is in his or her
    binder. Please check it nightly and sign at the
    end of the week.
  • Spelling words are in the binder. Please leave
    them there for home and school use. A list is
    also on my website.
  • Please check the reading log each week. The log
    is normally due on Thursday. If we are not
    working out of our textbook, we will not have a
    story on the reading log due for the week.
  • Study Guides are in the binders. They are not
    homework. These should be used as a tool to help
    prepare for tests.
  • The newsletter is at the back of the binder. If
    you sent back a note that stated you do not need
    one, I know that you will get your newsletter off
    of my website. Thanks!

Additional notes
  • Family Times Please use it as a guide for the
    story we are working on for the week. It has a
    summary, our comprehension skills, vocabulary,
    and our language arts topic.
  • Website-My website is linked to the district
    website. It is under the Middle School. It has
    many links, study guides, spelling words, etc. I
    update it weekly.

Please sign up for one of our parties, if you
would like to send in an item for the entire
Lets Have A Great Year!
If you have any questions, please feel free to
call 438-6919 or e-mail me. Im always available
and will be happy to talk with you!
Sincerely, Mrs. Lay
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