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4th Graders - After seven years with 4th graders, Ive learned some things, and am convinced that 4th grade is a wonderful age to work with kids.
Heres what I can tell you...
1) They are wonderfully independent in that most of them will be able to read and write. They will need lots of help to develop their skills and to learn to love doing these things.
2) They still want to please their teacher (most of them)
3) They like to be treated like...source
5th grade is great - I just finished my fifth year teaching fifth grade, and I have to say that its my favorite. My kids are old enough to tackle interesting discussions and projects, yet young enought to be sweet and respectful (for most the year anyway!).
Discipline - I use a number of different reward/consequence systems. I have a jar that students fill by...source
Fabulous Fifth Graders - This coming year will be my fourth year teaching fifth grade and I love it! They are at the age where they still want to please the teach, until the hormones kick in. They do work well with hands-on activites and in cooperative groups. You can laugh with them, kid with them, and just enjoy them. For the most part they know how to read and write. Some may need more help in those areas then others. It will depend on what levels they are at when they come into your room. I teach in a ...source
4th Grade at Green Valley - This page gives parents and visitors an excellent look at 4th grade. Schedules, projects, pictures,and interactive games to complement the curriculum are just some of the features. Parents can even schedule conferences using an online form source
Kims Korner For Teacher Talk - Ideas for teaching reading, literature and writing. Also classroom management ideas. Many practical ideas you can adapt for your grade level source
Mr. Moores Grade 3 Classroom - A virtual tour of this teachers grade 3 classroom in Toronto, Ontario, Canada source
Mr. Roemers Fifth Grade Polar Bears - Mr. Roemers fifth grade looks like a great place to be! There are pages detailing both activities and policies. Be sure to roll your cursor over the picture in the middle source
Mrs. Daltons 5th Grade Class - This sunny page lets us see what makes Mrs. Daltons 5th grade special. Local information, schedules and projects are shared source
The Teachers Desk - Web site created by a teacher as a resource center for teachers of 5th and 6th grade source
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