Miss Massaro - Intervention Specialist

Welcome to Fourth Grade Intervention!

Hello, my name is Miss Massaro and I am the fourth grade intervention specialist. This year your child will be swicthing between 5 classes throughout the day and I will be co-teaching in your child's classroom. Co-teaching involves both the general education teacher and the intervention specialist working together in the same classroom. Your child will recieve most of his or her academics in the general education classroom with the rest of the students. If you would like to know more about co-teaching, click the "co-teaching" link above. 

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What is my child learning about this week?              

Math: Your child is working on multiplication. We are learning about Factors. Please feel free to click on the factor introduction below if your child is struggling. Your child is also learning about the area model (please feel free to use the introduction to make yourself familiar. We never learned how to multiply this way in the past).

Reading: We are reading Charlotte's Web and learning how to write a good short answer response. BOOK REPORT DUE DEC 9TH

Writing: We are learning how to be better writers by giving our writing an introduction, at least three details and a conclusion. We have learned about quotation marks as well as writing a new type of essay. 

Social Studies: This year in Social Studies we will focus on Ohio which includes some of the people who settled in Ohio in the past. We are currently learning about the 13 colonies and the French and Indian War. QUIZ RETAKE ON WEDNESDAY NOV 20TH

Science: Your student will be learning how to compare fossils with modern day organisms and then erosion in the second quarter. 

How can I help my child practice fourth grade skills at home?

  • Let them read you a book
  • Practice sight words with them
  • Practice adding and subtracting
  • Practice multiplying and dividing
  • Write back and fourth with them in a journal
  • Make them think! Ask them questions like "What do you think would happen if The United States stopped making kids go to school?" 

Who says learning can't be fun?

What school websites does my child have access to from home?

Parent/Student online resources