Week of May 18th-22nd

Hi 4th Grade Students and Families,

I am very proud of your academic success and positive attitudes this marking period!  You all have worked very hard completing assignments while learning from home!  And thank you for another great week!  But most importantly, please continue to focus on staying safe and healthy (both physically and mentally)!         

*May 18-22 Assignments/USE GOOGLE CLASSROOM:  This week, I highly encourage you to utilize my Google Classroom…2019-2020 Mrs. Groff’s 4th Grade for the assignments this weekIn Google Classroom, click on the activity, and the document/assignment that you can write on will come up. (A copy is already made for you!)  When you are finished, SHARE with me. (kelley.groff@pennmanor.net)

*May 25-29 Assignment: The last week’s assignments (I can’t believe it’s almost the last week!) will be posted to you by Thursday, May 21.  That will be ONE final culminating project to complete for the last week of school. 

Some more important items:

*Report Cards will be mailed home and will have your child’s 5th grade teacher in the comment section. 

*Student belongings and textbooks:  At this time, the district is planning on collecting classroom textbooks and returning student belongings next school year.  Please, please, please hold on to the Storytown Anthology textbook and orange Grammar book so that I can use them in my classroom in the future!  I really appreciate your help with this!

Week of May 18th-May 22nd – Optional Schedule of Assignments


  • All assignments can be found on my 2019-2020 Mrs. Groff’s 4th Grade Google Classroom. (BEST to use for this week!)  
  • The assignments below are ALL due by the end of the day, Saturday, May 23. There will be an end-of-the-year activity for the last week of school. 
  • These assignments WILL be recorded, but not graded, in Sapphire.
  • **Remember this is just an OPTIONAL GUIDELINE and students will work at their own pace.  It may take your student several learning sessions to complete just one of the assignments. 
Music and Math Monday May 18, 2020  
Math – Begin the math lessons on Quadrilaterals and Symmetry. Get through as much as you can. Remember this entire assignment should take 2 hours total, so it might take you two days to complete.  However, you may choose to complete all of it in one day if you wish. If you don’t finish today, fit the rest in sometime this week. The format is the same as last week.
Music – Spend 30 minutes working on an activity from the MUSIC page on the Remote Learning Website – https://sites.google.com/pennmanor.net/remotelearning/elementary/music Feel free to email Mrs. Brubaker any musical things you’ve been doing. (ashley.brubaker@pennmanor.net).  
What should I send to my teacher? Share the “Quadrilaterals and Symmetry” Google Slides with Mrs. Groff.  
Reading and Art Tuesday May 19, 2020
Reading – Read all of the information about Free Verse and Cinquain poetry.  Complete the questions and share with your teacher. 
Art – Spend 30 minutes working on an activity from the ART page on the Remote Learning Website – https://sites.google.com/pennmanor.net/remotelearning/elementary/art  Email Mrs. Wigerman with a picture or video of your art project for the week (heather.wigerman@pennmanor.net). 
What should I send to my teacher? Share your poetry questions/answers with Mrs. Groff.
Writing and Phys. Ed. Wednesday  May 20, 2020  
Writing – Complete the Writing assignment for this week. You will be writing a COLOR poem!  Make sure you use lots of figurative language!
Phys. Ed – Spend 30 minutes working on an activity from the PHYS. ED. Page on the Remote Learning Website – https://sites.google.com/pennmanor.net/remotelearning/elementary/phys-ed Submit a picture or short video to Mrs. Barnett’s email. (mary.barnett@pennmanor.net)     What should I send to my teacher? Share your Color Poem with Mrs. Groff. 
Content and Library Instruction Thursday  May 21, 2020  
Science – Complete the “Weather Instruments” activity. 
Social Studies – Complete the PA Government, “Judicial Branch” lesson. 
Library Instruction – Spend 30 minutes working on an activity from the Library Instruction page of the Remote Learning website – https://sites.google.com/pennmanor.net/penn-manor-elementary-librarie/grade-4. Email Mrs. Ashworth (kathy.ashworth@pennmanor.net) with the work that you completed.   
What should I send to my teacher? Share your “Weather Instrument” activity and your “Judicial Branch” exit slip with Mrs. Groff.  
Catch-Up Friday  May 22, 2020   Finish up any assignment that you were unable to complete during the week. Remember to share all completed work with your teacher. What should I send to my teacher? Any work from the previous days that you needed to finish up or correct from this week. You should share a total of 5 items this week!
Congratulations on completing your work, Hambright LEADERS!

*My Office Hours are Monday-Friday 11:00-12:00pm:  Office hours are a time when you can get immediate feedback from me about an assignment (or almost immediate feedback, depending on how many reach out to me during this time).  Please know that you are welcome to email me at any time.  In this case, please expect a response within 24 hours Monday through Friday.  Please continue to reach out to me at a time that works best for you!

*Don’t forget to check out Hambright’s Blog for other important information… https://hambright.pennmanor.net/blog/

Thanks for all you are doing!

~Mrs. Kelley Groff

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