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    Fourth Grade








    Welcome to 4th Grade!

    Teacher: Mrs. Besterci


    Class Special Schedule

    Monday:  Spanish

    Tuesday: Music, Library

    Wednesday:  Spanish 

    Thursday: Art , Health (Trimester 1)

    Friday: Gym, Computer 


    Grading Policy ( 2nd Trimester) 


    Reading Lang. Arts  Science Soc. Studies Religion
    Vocab-20% Tests- 50% Tests- 50% Tests-50% Tests-60%

    Spelling -10%

    Quizzes-30% Quizzes-30% Quizzes-30% Projects- 40%

    Guided Reading-20%

    Reading Comp.-30%

    Final Exam- 20% 



    Final Exam-20% Projects- 20% Projects- 20%  


    Lucky to be a Gael 

    This month is extremely busy.   We began celebrating the month of March by honoring Dr. Seuss.  Check out out class website for photos.  We also honored Women by researching Women's history month.  

    We will also be taking the Iowa Test the week of March 11th. 

    We will begin dicussing the American Revolutionay War, as well as the history of Ellis Island.    


    Star Student​

    Max Wilson 



    Important Dates 

    End of the Trimester -3/8

    Iowa Testing 3/11-3/15

    Report Cards- 3/20

    Parent-Teacher Conferences- 3/21




    Weekly Schedule 

    ​Mar.18th-Mar. 22nd

    Mon- Math Project Due 

    Green Dress Down Day (coupon )


    Wed- Distribution of Report Cards

    Thurs.  Parent/ Teacher Conferences

    Fri.-   Reading / Spelling Test 







    Click here to visit our class website

    Please return the yellow communication folder each day.   


    Please remeber to sign and return the family folder each week.  


    If you need to contact me, please email me mbesterci@academy    or