Mr. Bradford's 4th Grade Blog-March 15, 2019

Report cards went home on Friday, March 15. Please sign and return the envelope. The report card is yours to keep.


Reminder: This week is 11:30 dismissal on Thursday. Conferences take place from 1:00-7:00 pm. There is no school on Friday. There is school on Monday, March 25. This is a snow make-up day.


Reading Log’s due Monday!

Book Report: . Monday will be our last work day for the book report. If there is anything remaining for the final draft it will be taken home to complete. It is due Wednesday.

This week we only have three reading classes. After our work day Monday, students will continue reading I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912. They will work on vocabulary and comprehension throughout. Once completed we will move on to some writing pieces and a study of the discovery of the Titanic and Robert Ballard. A great reading, writing, science and social studies tie throughout!

No Spelling this week


One student looks at another and says, what is the symbol for carbon dioxide? CO2 the other surrounding students respond at almost the same time. WOW! We will start looking at state plants/crops. How much of the state is used for farming? What does it mean to the state to have these crops/plants?

Social Studies

The 4th grade State Fair is going to be fabulous! Each student now knows their individual state. We will be talking State Fair specifics in class. Be on the lookout for State Fair information coming home this week.

We are finished traveling around the United States learning about the five regions. We will do a five region state sort this week and then it’s back to learning about our great state of Wisconsin!


This week we will continue to explore fractions by changing Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers and vice versa. There will be a quiz on Wednesday. Next up is adding and subtracting with Mixed Numbers.

Language Arts/Writing

Adverbs - Adveb name using all three. names.


What is a Holy Moment? I have been very impressed with these daily Lenten videos from FORMED.

This is something that I will ask myself and my students everyday?

Thank you for your help in getting students here early to preform their acts of kindness the crossing guards really appreciate it.

As a part of our Lenten journey, we are listening daily to Dynamic Catholic, interesting each day thus far has talked about happiness. Kind of a curious take on Lent

********Kaiser’s team traversed the nearly 1,000-mile trail from Willow to Nome in nine days, 12 hours, 39 minutes and six seconds.

The Last Great Race starts on Monday. We will start picking mushers and following the teams as they get started. Check it out.

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