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We will not have a snack time during the day, lunch time is 11:05am.  Please help your child to eat a good breakfast. 
Welcome to another wonderful year at Rosa Lee Carter! I am looking forward to working with you, your child, and the fourth grade students! My goal this year will be to continue to develop your child into a lifelong, independent learner.
I am excited about starting my 10th year at Rosa Lee Carter. Our classroom will be participating in Personalized Learning, and BYOT.  Please remind your child to charge their device each evening to be ready to start the day.  If you have any questions on technology, please refer to the BYOT page off of the main Rosa Lee Carter web-page, or contact Mrs. Homer our chief technology expert, or myself.
I look forward to working with you and your child.  



Necessary Items:

We do try to go outside as much as possible, please wear appropriate shoes and clothing for this activity.
Each child should always have 4 READING BOOKS at school at all times.  1 Chapter Book (for fun) 1 Non-fiction Book (it can be on any topic they would like to learn more about 2 Free choices at their Just Right Level.  These books should change weekly!  If you have any books you would like to donate to the classroom or leave for your child's enjoyment, please put their name in it, and feel free to bring them with the supplies for the year.  Remember Gum Spring Library is just around the corner.

Homework Routine Every Night:   
Routine: We have the same routine daily and through out the year.  If you have football, dance and art class on Monday night modify the schedule to fit your life.  I try to do check-ins on material every Friday to keep you informed of progress.  The routine is the same,  but the content changes as we make progress through the year.  Please feel free to look at Quarter Plans for content.  At back to school night ,you also received study materials for the year.  Please setup a homework area for your child to become excited about learning!!!!! Please modify homework as you see necessary.

Reading          20 minutes  software programs available Raz-Kids (fiction/non-fiction books) and Achieve 3000 (non-fiction)
Math               20 minutes  software programs available Dream-Box (with many options for practice) and ALEKS (showing progression in specific skills)
VA Studies      10 minutes
Science           10 minutes 
PE:       Monday, Tuesday, Thursday sneakers, tennis shoes - students should have access to these items daily, as we do go outside for recess, and PE requires them
Music:  Tuesday, Friday
Art:       Wednesday 
Lunch:    11:05-11:35  
Futura - Wednesday 
Check-in Quiz usually take place Friday 
Reading Reports due Friday - this is now optional
Math - Place value, compare and order identifying the value of a number, adding and subtracting with patterns, regrouping and borrowing, addition and subtraction, multiplication, division, LCM, GCF, fractions
Virginia Studies - Students should know pages 1-5 of study guide page 8 students have learned up to VS 7
Science - Study guides Natural Resources, Earth and Planets, Weather should all be easily recalled by students
Our Class has earned Digital Citizenship. Here's how you can get to the link.   Digital Passport  Students should be at 100% in this information as it teaches them the internet security we want them to know.  I let them know daily where they are at in the percentage points per each topic.
Common Sense Media
 During the school year, Rosa Lee Carter Elementary School, will again be going through the process to become a Common Sense Media Certified School as well as having many of our teachers complete the requirements to be a Common Sense Media Certified Educator.
 The content of outside links is not controlled by Loudoun County Public Schools. While school staff review links when they are inserted, the content may change. If you find any linked home page content you consider inappropriate, please bring the matter to the attention of the building principal. Remember that the outside source Web page may link to other pages that have not been reviewed; explore at your own risk.”


Last Modified on December 24, 2016