It's so nice being back at school!
Everyone had a great summer, but the Fourth Grade is happy to be back with all of our friends at Rohan Woods. We've all gotten to know each other a little bit better and have started diving into our work. In our literature class, students have started taking nightly reading notes that help them comprehend our books and stories on a deeper level. Currently we are reading The BFG, by Roald Dahl. Each night, the students read a chapter while recording characters, setting, unfamiliar vocabulary, schemas (which is how they connect personal experience and their knowledge of the world to the text), and a nightly chapter summary. Later in the year, they will add different kinds of figurative language and the main events of their reading passage. It's certainly a challenge, but one that this group has not shied away from. We've got a great group of students and I couldn't be happier to work with them! It's great being back at Rohan Woods!