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Ms. Gagnon

Fourth Grade

Year joined Stella Faculty:

Sept. 2010

Teaching Philosophy:

Create a cohesive environment which meets the needs of all learners.  This environment includes an organized classroom, clear and consistent classroom expectations and routines, as well as effective time management.  This environment also includes units of study through quality literature and cross-curricular lessons.

Describe what students will learn in your class:

ELA:  reading literature, informational text, informative/explanatory texts, research reports

Grammar: sentence structure, nouns, verbs, adjectives, capitalization & punctuation, pronouns and adverbs & prepositions

Spelling: vowel & consonant sounds, diphthongs, prefixes, suffixes, compound words, homophones, Greek & Latin roots

Math: multiplying & dividing: whole numbers, decimals and fractions

Algebra: pattern & graphing, units of measure

Social Studies: United States, Canada and Latin America

Science: Physical, Life and Earth Science

Science Fair

Social Studies (grade 4): New York State

Favorite Quote:

“We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle

Classroom Websites:

A-Z Learning
IXL (Math)
spellingcity.com

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