Mrs. Ferreira - Fourth Grade


Welcome Letter

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to my Fourth Grade class!!  I started my teaching journey by graduating from Fresno State in 2002 and began teaching at Engvall Elementary in 2003 as a Fourth Grade teacher.  I moved to Central in 2008.

I know that it is going to be an exciting year working on our reading, language arts, writing, math, science, and history skills. We have a lot of work ahead of us. However, with your support and patience, this will be an outstanding year for all of us. 

All students in the fourth grade will be receiving homework on a regular basis that includes Math and Language Arts.  The homework usually consists of standards I have taught them in previous days and it keeps them practicing and families can also see what the students are learning.  

Also, please take the time to have your child read to you once a day. It only takes 20 minutes a day to promote their reading skills. There will also be book reports and projects throughout the year and they are an important part of their grade. Please try to prompt your child to start their book reports early, so if there is a problem, we can work together to assure their success.

In regards to Common Core Standards this is their Mission Statement: "The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy." http://www.corestandards.org/
I have provided a link to their standards on a following page. 

If you have any questions, concerns, or anything you think I should know, please feel free to call me at 924-7797 or email me at eferreir@central.k12.ca.us. Let’s make this a rewarding year!

Schedule

7:57-8:15 Announcements, Attendance, Lunch Count, Collect Homework, Math Facts
8:15-9:40 Math
9:40-9:55 Recess
9:55-10:20 Spelling/Grammar
10:20-12:15 Reading/Language Arts
12:15-12:55 Lunch
12:55-1:45 Intervention
1:45-2:15 Science/History/Specials
2:15-2:20 Clean up, homework, and then dismiss

  • Co-curricular activities include PE and Music: they are attended throughout the week
  • Computers and Library times are also attended throughout the week

RULES:

I will come prepared to learn.
I will listen while the teacher or another student is talking.
I will be respectful, trustworthy, caring, fair, responsible, and a good citizen. 
I will always try my BEST!!!!!!!!!!!