Although PWCS is unable to provide instruction or class assignments to students while schools remain closed, our School Division hopes that the suggestions for optional learning activities posted here will help parents support student learning until schools re-open. Please remember that use of these materials and participation in these activities are optional and neither grades nor course credit will be awarded.  

Update: June 8, 2020

Happy Last Week of School!! Crazy to think in a few short days your child will be heading to 5th grade!!

We know this year didn't end the way we had expected. We do want you all to know how much we appreciate your support and flexibility with our digital learning.

We will hold our zoom meetings on Monday & Friday @ 10 am.

Our LAST choice board full on FUN & reflective learning activities!

We spent many hours last week packing up the students’ materials, and they will be available for pick up on Wednesday, June 10thfrom 1-3 pm. We placed a little something special in there for our students. It's not much, but we do wish them success in their future endeavors.



June 1, 2020

Happy June!!! 

This week we have another round of ZOOM meetings and Choice Board activities. 

We will be ZOOMing on Monday & Friday @ 10 am. Monday, we will have students share out their favorite 4th grade memory, and Mrs. Mainwaring will be playing a game of Jeopardy with the students about Safe @ Home, Safe Alone. Friday, we will have more time to share out and game day!!!

Monday Nights @ 7 are Mrs. Keaney's game night! Join in for the fun here.

Thank you for your support. :)


Update: 
May 26, 2020

Hi Families!

We hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! 

Look in Files and Documents for your weekly choice board. Notice there are 5 choices but only 4 days. Reminder, you do not have to do all 5, unless you’re feeling up to the challenge! 

Our weekly ZOOM meetings will resume on Friday with more games and student share outs. Please have students thinking about this question to share out: What has been their best face to face 4th grade memory? We can't wait to hear their responses! 

Thank you for your continued support!



UPDATE 5/18/20

Hi Families!
We will continue to meet via ZOOM on Monday & Friday from 10-10:30. This week we have some winners from lastweeks games drawing something for our fun games of Pictionary!! We hope to see you there!!!
The new choice board can be found in the Files and Documents tab.
During our ZOOM meetings, Mrs. Mainwaring will have "Safe at Home, Safe Alone" assignments for students towork on and use for discussions.

Monday nights at 7 are game night with Ms. Keaney!!!
Virtual learning will continue through the end of our calendar year. Our hopes is to prepare our students for theirrising grade level. Thanks for your support!

Update 5/11/20
Happy Mother's Day! We hope that you all enjoyed the beautiful weather we had yesterday. Thank you for your support!! 

We will continue to meet via ZOOM on Monday & Friday from 10-10:30. 
During our Monday ZOOM meetings, Mrs. Mainwaring will have "Safe at Home, Safe Alone" assignments for students to work on and use for discussions. 

You can find the new choice board under Files and Documents. Also, 
Specialists are sending out choice boards to keep students art, pe, music and technology skills sharp! 

Monday nights at 7 are game night with Ms. Keaney!!! 

Thank you again for your support and all of your gifts and kind words last week for teacher appreciation.

Update 5/4/20
Hi Families!


We love seeing all of the work students submit to us throughout the week. Thank you for helping with that! Please find the new choice board of activities for the week under Files and Documents. 

Our ZOOM calls will continue every Monday & Friday from 10-10:30 am. We like to have some games involved and have some fun with the students. This Monday Mrs. Mishoe will be hosting an "Estimation" game where students will use math clues to figure out the amount of items in the jar!! Our winners will have a chance to share out on Friday!

Mrs. Mainwaring (our amazing school counselor) has dropped off your "Safe at Home, Safe Alone" packets that are yours to keep. Every Monday, she will have her mini-lesson and work on pages from the book you received. Be sure to have that book handy during our ZOOM meetings.

Mrs. Keaney, our fabulous ESOL teacher, will be hosting KAHOOT game nights, Mondays at 7 pm. All are welcome!!

 

The third quarter ended April 24, and report cards will be available in The Hub by May 5. 

Thanks for all your continued support!


Update 4/27/2020

Hi Families!
I hope you heard about the fun we had on Friday with our KAHOOT game! The student's know their teachers verywell!!! We are happy to continue our bonding with another week of virtual learning.
Has your student logged on to their class dojo portfolio? This is another way students can upload and share theirwork with teachers. All teachers are able to see the work & give feedback to what they've submitted using thisplatform.
We will continue our weekly ZOOM meetings on Monday & Friday from 10 - 10:30 am. We look forward to playinggames, hearing about quarantine life and the learning that they've been doing at home! This is also a great time forstudents to ask their teachers any clarifying questions they might have.
The new choice board for this week can be found in the Files and Documents tab. Have a great week!



Update 4/20/2020

We are back for another week of digital school house learning. In the Files and Documents tab you will find the choice board for this week along with multiples and factors resources. These objectives are all review and your child should be able to complete these independently. If they need resources for answers, they can be found on our classweb pages (https://coleses.pwcs.edu/class_pages/fourth_grade).
We would love to see the work students are completing and have an opportunity to give them feedback. You cansubmit their work by emailing us, having them email us, messaging us a picture through dojo or uploading to student portfolio on dojo.
Our ZOOM calls with students will continue on Mondays & Fridays from 10-10:30 am. The log in credentials remainthe same. (Which can also be found on "events")
You will see that the students ENCORE teachers are also providing a choice board. Students look forward toattending these classes during the day and they have some cool activities planned for them! I know the ENCORE teachers are eager to see some fourth grade faces again! 🙂


 

Updated: April 14, 2020
Hi 
Families,
We hope that you've enjoyed your Spring Break.We are excited to hear from  our students in what they've been doing over their time off. Here are few  weekly updates below:
1)Has your child logged onto their "student dojo portfolio"yet?There are some great ways for us to connect with them through this  application. Everyone has personalized login and you have received steps to assist you. We will be utilizing this application and all of its great features.
2)Student office 365 email-please make sure your child has logged on and checked their emails. This is another way for them to communicate with their teachers and peers!
3)ZOOMCalls-we will be chatting with students on Tuesday, April14th and Friday, April17th at10am.We look forward to hearing about their spring break and sharing our newchoice board with them.(Linksandpasswordsareinthe"events")
4)Check out our new choice board for students to complete! Please have themshare what they've done with us through dojo portfolios or email.
Thank you for your continued support! Please let us know if you have any  questions, comments or 
concerns.

Update: Week of March 30 - April 3 Choice Board  Reminders: Main Idea: what the story is mostly about Visualize: picture that comes in your head as you read Hi Fourth Graders,
On behalf of the fourth grade team, we hope that everyone is able to stay healthy and safe in your home. In the upcoming days, students will have the opportunity for distance learning. Listed below are opportunities they have available to work on until school resumes: 1) Study Island- lots of assignments for Math & Reading. They can get their passport signed if they score an 80% or higher. 2) Prodigy- a fun math related game 3) Social Studies- Daily Review packets were sent home. An answer key is provided on Mrs. Ryan's YouTube page  (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcktoURbkqpgHUN4fuHjmng) for them to check their answers. 4) SOLPASS.ORG- lots of learning activities, videos, study guidesand games for every subject area. If they score an 80% or higheryou can sign their passports.
Please don't forget to check 'Class Story' on Dojo, https://www.classdojo.com, or the Homework Calendar for all updates.
We hope our students stay sharp during this time apart!
Looking forward to seeing you back at school soon.

Update: March 23, 2020  

Update: March 25, 2020 Reading Resource: Read Works
Two new resources have been added.
Ten minute daily read articles: Sports and Recreation
Please write a response to each article.
Fictional passage: Tag - I'm It.