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    Email: ljcopley@d47.org

    School Phone: 815-788-5500

     

     

    Welcome to Fourth Grade!

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  • Elearning

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 4/2/2020 7:00:00 AM

    Hi families! That was an exciting first week of Elearning. Thanks for your emails and your support at home. Please continue to contact me with any questions. The first week's assignments went well. Below they are linked again. 

    Lessons for week 1

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  • News 3-13-20

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 3/13/2020 9:00:00 AM

    IAR- Illinois Assessment of Readiness

    The class did a great job with their first IAR test. We will continue testing next week Monday-Thursday. Please make sure your child eats a healthy breakfast and gets a good night’s sleep before the assessment. Thanks for your support!

     

    Progress Reports  

    Trimester 2 progress reports are available to view online. 

     

    Math

    The class tested on Unit 6 fractions. We won’t be starting a new math unit until after the break due to the IAR tests. The kids are looking forward to no math homework next week. Yeah!

     

    Language Arts

    The class continues to work on the expository papers and posters. These will be due the Friday before the break. 

     

    Social Studies

    Students were given states and capitals flashcards to study for the midwest. Please make sure your child is practicing these at home. This quiz will also be on the Friday before the break. 

     

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  • News 3-6-20

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 3/6/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Coventry Family Bingo + Loteria Night

     

    Friday, March 6th 6:30-9:00pm

     

    Concessions offered for $1 - $2 and will include pizza, popcorn, snacks and water/juice.

    • Please note: this is not a drop-off event.

     

    CAMPER OF THE MONTH

    The “camper of the month” trait is courteous. The class has identified some ideas of what behaviors could be courteous

    -use kind words

    -positive talk

    -nice body gestures (thumbs up, smile, no eye rolling)

    -polite and uses “please” and “thank you”

    -respect adults

    -listen to others

    We will have a weekly prize for students trying to be courteous. 

     

    IAR

    IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) testing is coming up. This is our school's state assessment. It will be a series of 5 tests. We will test March 12th through the 19th. On these test days we encourage children to get a restful night’s sleep and to eat a good breakfast for brain power. 

     

    Yearbook

    BUY IT NOW!!!!!

    Coventry's 2019-2020 yearbook order deadline is approaching. The price of this year's yearbook is $13.54. If ordered soon there will be no shipping costs. To purchase a yearbook please go to https://tr5.treering.com/validate and enter your school’s passcode:101416421426234.  

     

    Language Arts

    Students are busy researching an animal to write an informational/expository essay. This means we have worked on three modes of writing this year (narrative, persuasive, and expository).

     

    Math

    During math students learned how to multiply fractions times a whole number. Your child should be able to:

    Covert fractions into mixed numbers or improper fractions

    Simplify fractions

    Multiply fractions

    Add and subtractions

    Borrow from a whole number to subtract fractions

    Our test for Unit 6 is scheduled for next Friday!

     

    Social Studies

    We have just started our tour of the midwest and next week, we should make it to Wrigley Field and O'Hare International Airport.

     

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  • News 2-28-20

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 2/28/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Read Across America Week

    March 2 - March 6

     

    Monday, March 2 - Get Cozy and Read!  Wear your pajamas! 

    Tuesday, March 3 - Thankful for Books! Wear your favorite outfit. 

    Wednesday, March 4 - Team up and Read!  Wear Sports Gear!

    Thursday, March 5 - Coventry Eagles love to read!  Wear Spirit Wear!

    Friday, March 6  - We love books! Dress as your favorite book character!

     

    Language ArtsThe tall tales were due today. They truly are very tall. Please ask your child how this published  story looks in our classroom. We also worked on suffixes this week.

     

    Math

    We started learning about fractions in unit 6. Some vocabulary words to remember are unit fraction, mixed number, improper fraction/fraction greater than one. Almost every daily lesson introduces a new skill, so please support your child to make sure they are doing their homework and practicing these skills. 

    Fraction Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CA9XLJpQp3c

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5juto2ze8Lg

     

    Science

    The class wrapped up magnets and electricity. Next week we will learn about the Midwest during social studies. 

     

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  • News 2-21-20

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 2/21/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Important

    Bingo Baskets

    Fourth grade is collecting beach and pool things, gift cards, and hair accessories for the bingo baskets to be raffled at BINGO night. We appreciate your help! Bingo Night is March 6th. 

     

    The Kids Heart Challenge is currently taking place during your child's P.E. class! For many years Coventry has supported the American Heart Association through the Kids Heart Challenge. All students are participating in the jumping activities but raising funds is voluntary. Please consider making a donation to this heart healthy cause by clicking on the link. Join our school and help us support the cause!

     

    -Mrs. Humbles, Mr. Little, & Mrs. Yellets

    Link to Coventry’s KHC Website:

    http://www2.heart.org/goto/coventry

     

     Math

    What a busy week. We learned about symmetry, and how many lines of symmetry a shape may have. We worked on finding out the rectangles area and perimeter.  We learned our formula for area is A=L x W and Perimeter P=L+L+W+W. 

     

    Language Arts

    This week we started writing a tall tale. Tall tales have many hyperboles and the kids are working on generating these for their main character.  We have some creative writers.

     

    Science

    This week our investigation looked at lighting a light bulb, a motor and using an on/off switch. The kids are becoming familiar with electrical components. 

     

    Social Studies

    Next week we will be continuing our tour of the United States regions. We will be looking at the Midwest Region.

     



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  • Happy Valentine's Day

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 2/13/2020 4:00:00 AM

    Comfort Dogs 

    Yesterday Tobias visited our classroom. The kids were able to pet him while we learned about his job. 

     

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    BINGO

    Coventry Family BINGO + Loteria Night

     Friday, March 6th 6:30-9:00pm

     Concessions offered for $1 - $2 and will include pizza, popcorn, snacks and water/juice.

    • Please note: this is not a drop-off event.

    • The Coventry PTA is currently looking for volunteers (concessions + admissions) to help make Bingo Night a blast for everyone! Please contact us at clcovpta@gmail.com.

     

     

     

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  • News 2-7-20

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 2/6/2020 4:00:00 PM

     

    Bingo Baskets

    Fourth grade is collecting beach and pool things, gift cards, and hair accessories for the bingo baskets to be raffled at BINGO night. We appreciate your help!

     

    Kindness Party

    Your child is welcome to pass out Valentine’s on February 14th. Please make sure they include everyone in the class. I sent home a class list earlier in the week. 

     

    Kindness Week- Spirit Wear

    Monday-Say Yell-ow  (wear yellow) 

    Say hello to a new friend and ask them their name.

    Tuesday-Team Up with a New Friend  (wear your favorite 

    team) Find a new friend to play or work with

    Wednesday-Dream of Kindness  (wear pajamas)

    Think happy thoughts and share your dreams

    Thursday-Be a True Blue Friend (wear blue to show we 

    include everyone) 

    Compliment a friend

    Friday- Happy Valentine’s Day!  (wear red and pink)

    Pass out Valentines and sprinkle kindness

     

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    Chuck E Cheese Night

    February 7: Chuck E. Cheese Night, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

     

    Math

    This week we started learning about quadrilaterals. We learned how to classify them by parallel sides and right angles. 

     

    Language Arts

    Your child read the myth, Hercules’ Quest. The class is studying story elements for fables, folktales, myths, fairy tales, and tall tales. The students are enjoying learning about traditional literature. Students also started rewriting a fable using the program, Book Creator on the chromebooks using the story’s plot line as a guide. 

     

    Science

    Students completed an investigation on how to light a light bulb. We are learning many new terms such as electrical components, filament, and D-Cell battery.  

     



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  • News 1-31-20

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 1/31/2020 8:25:00 AM

     

    Winter 2020 Parent University - Parenting and Technology: Why Our Kids Are Growing Up Differently

    The Winter 2020 D47 Parent University event will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lundahl Middle School, 560 Nash Rd. in Crystal Lake. Prairie Ridge High School counselor Missy Berg will discuss how technology and parenting strategies are affecting our kids' generation, known as Generation Z or iGen. Parents will learn how to help their children develop healthy peer and adult relationships, improve communication, cope and manage emotions, and increase self-efficacy/confidence. To learn more and register, visit www.d47.org/parentuniversity

     

    Purrfect Cat Rescue

    Coventry Student Council is doing a community drive for the Purrfect Cat Rescue Shelter. Student Council is collecting basic household supplies like paper towels, disinfectant wipes, hand soap, hand sanitizer, garbage bags, dryer sheets, and more. The drive runs from January 21st through February 7th. Thank you for your support!

     

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    Monday is Hundredth Day! Please look for the flyer in your child’s home folder. 

     

    Bingo Baskets

    Fourth grade is collecting beach and pool things, gift cards, and hair accessories for the bingo baskets to be raffled at BINGO night. We appreciate your help!

     

    Kindness Party

    Your child is welcome to pass out Valentine’s on February 14th. Please make sure they include everyone in the class. I sent home a class list earlier in the week. 

     

    Poetry Cafe

    Writing and reading poems with hot chocolate was fun today. I sent the packet home, so please encourage your child to read their poems to you. 

     

    Math

    This week we learned the terms isosceles, scalene, and equilateral. Your child can classify triangles by their sides and angles. 

     

     



     

     

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  • News 1-24-20

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 1/24/2020 8:00:00 AM

    Class Materials

    Now is a good time to make sure that your child has their supplies. Please check to make sure your child has each day their headphones, assignment notebook, and home folder. We will continue to have reading and math homework throughout the year Monday-Thursday. 



    Winter 2020 Parent University - Parenting and Technology: Why Our Kids Are Growing Up Differently

    The Winter 2020 D47 Parent University event will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lundahl Middle School, 560 Nash Rd. in Crystal Lake. Prairie Ridge High School counselor Missy Berg will discuss how technology and parenting strategies are affecting our kids' generation, known as Generation Z or iGen. Parents will learn how to help their children develop healthy peer and adult relationships, improve communication, cope and manage emotions, and increase self-efficacy/confidence. To learn more and register, visit www.d47.org/parentuniversity



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    Coventry Student Council is doing a community drive for the Purrfect Cat Rescue Shelter. Student Council is collecting basic household supplies like paper towels, disinfectant wipes, hand soap, hand sanitizer, garbage bags, dryer sheets, and more. The drive runs from January 21st through February 7th. Thank you for your support!

     

    100th Day of School

    With no emergency days between now and then: Monday, February 3rd, 2020 will be the 100th day.  Feel free to join in on this fun day and dress up.  

     

    The Great Kindness Challenge

    The Great Kindness Challenge starts next week! We will have spirit days and a coins for kindness collection. Students will vote on the charity for the coins next week. Please look in your child’s home folder for a flyer on these events. 

     

    Spirit Days

    Monday-Superhero Day

    Tuesday-Career Day

    Wednesday-Hippie Day

    Thursday-Sports Day

    Friday-Pajama Day

     

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    Well, this week we have learned how to use a protractor.

    We have been naming angles and now measuring them. We will continue to work on geometry for the next few weeks. Remember, we jumped to unit 8. You will find your child’s homework packet in their home folder. 

     

    Language Arts

    The class started studying traditional literature. We read a folktale about a dove and ant. Next, we plotted the story line on a graphic organizer. 

     

    Science

    Students had fun exploring magnets this week. We found out magnets stick to iron. 



     

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  • News 1-10-20

    Posted by Lindsey Copley on 1/9/2020 6:00:00 PM

    Teacher Message

    Happy New Year! It’s wonderful to see the students refreshed and healthy after the break and ready to learn. We are diving into many learning activities. I told the class that next week we will be setting reading goals as a challenge to read more genres in the new year. Also, please check in with your child to make sure they are keeping up with their homework assignments. Thanks for your support:)

     

    We also finished the last MAP test. Next week your child will begin the FastBridge assessments. 

     

    Math

    The class just finished our unit on Algebra. We are going to review double-digit multiplication and long-division next week. After that, we will be starting a new journal for the next trimester learning geometry.  We will skip to unit 8. 


     Language Arts

    The class finished publishing their Time For Kids nomination. These opinion essays will be hanging up in the classroom. 

     

    Science 

    We are learning about magnets and how they attract and repel. The class explored what magnets stick to. We read a folktale about Magnus and the magnetic black rock. It could be how magnetism was first discovered by finding magnetite. 

     

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