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Curriculum Night. Fourth Grade Ms. Pulliam Ms. Clarke Ms. Gray September 23, 2013. Important Information. School begins: 8:20 a.m. Lunch 12:15-1:05 p.m. Dismissal: 2:40 p.m. Dismissal for AIS students is at 3:17 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Important School Personnel. 718-604-7363

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curriculum night

Curriculum Night

Fourth Grade

Ms. Pulliam

Ms. Clarke

Ms. Gray

September 23, 2013

important information
Important Information
  • School begins: 8:20 a.m.
  • Lunch 12:15-1:05 p.m.
  • Dismissal: 2:40 p.m.
  • Dismissal for AIS students is at 3:17 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday
important school personnel
Important School Personnel


  • Principal - Ms. Philip
  • Assist. Principal – Ms. Bailey
  • School Secretaries - Ms. Lee and Ms. Williams
  • Social Worker – Mrs. Eze
cluster classes
Cluster Classes
  • Music – Mrs. Squires
  • Library/Shop – Mr. Ackerman
  • Technology – Mr. Keppel
  • Math Literacy – Ms. Spencer
student expectations
Student Expectations
  • Come to class and be on time.
  • Complete class work on time.
  • Do all your homework and bring it to school with you each day.
  • Bring all necessary materials to class.
  • Be an active learner- participate!
  • Respect others.
  • All lead to, Organization, Independence, Learning
balanced literacy
Balanced Literacy
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Spelling Strategies
  • Vocabulary Development
  • Fluency
  • Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Motivation
fourth grade curriculum
Fourth Grade Curriculum

The Common Core State

Standards (CCSS) guide all

aspects of the curriculum.

  • Literacy - Expeditionary Learning
  • Math - New York Core Curriculum
  • Social Studies – Harcourt and Junior Geographer
  • Science - Harcourt

Projects and Trips

  • There will be a great deal of project based learning which will include RESEARCH.
  • There will be a variety of field trips that are directly related to the curriculum (CCSS)
  • Homework is posted or dictated each and every day. Students are responsible for copying assignments into their homework notebooks.
  • When assignments and notices are given out they should be kept in homework folders. Students are always instructed to make sure they have everything before they leave.
  • Homework is due the next day unless otherwise directed.
  • As stated in the homework policy that was sent home with students the first week of school
  • PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, Pencils are to be sharpened at home nightly.
additional information
Additional Information
  • Students should always have a chapter “book baggie” at their desk for reading if they finish their work early. In addition it is students responsibility to make sure they take home a chapter book EACH and EVERY EVENING.

Grading Scale

  • 4 = Expert (Proficient)
  • 3 = Practitioner
  • 2 = Apprentice
  • 1 = Novice

Progress reports keep you informed of your child’s progress.

conferences report cards
Conferences & Report Cards
  • November 14, 2013 - Parent -Teacher Conference
  • March 11, 2013 - Parent -Teacher Conference
standardized testing
Standardized Testing

NY State

ELA April 1st – 3th, 2014

Math April 30th – May 2nd, 2014

Science May 21st – 30th, 2014 (approximate time frame)

supplies needed for the classroom
Supplies Needed for the Classroom
  • All students were given a Grade 4 supply list and we appreciate all the supplies that have have been brought thus far. If your child has not submitted their supplies please do so as soon as possible,
  • Please replenish your child’s pencil supply as the year continues.

As the year continues we may ask you to replenish supplies

  • When sending money into school, place in an envelope with your child’s name, class, amount enclosed, and what the money is for.