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Welcome to 4th Grade!

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Welcome to my web page.  My name is Laureen Schram and I have been teaching at Central Lyon Elementary since 1997.  Prior to teaching full time I substituted in various positions throughout the school.  At Central Lyon I taught Title I Reading grades K-5 until 2014, when I started teaching 4th grade.  In my spare time I . . .

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Ford Assembly Line

Fourth Grade Social Studies students participated in a 2 day STEM project with Mr. Jerry Pytleski.  They originally learned about the Ford Motor plant and how the assembly line was created by Mr. Ford.  Mr. Pytleski led them . . .

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AR Rewards

Each quarter our 4th graders are asked to meet their Accelerated Reader goal. Students' goals include getting the right amount of points, reading a certain amount of chapter books, and having their comprehension percentage about 80%. The . . .

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Skyping with an Author

Fourth grade students from Mrs. Schram’s section skyped with author Jacqueline Jules.  Mrs. Schrick facilitated the opportunity to visit “live” with Ms. Jules.  She is the author of  Unite or Die How . . .

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Multiplication Strategy

We have been busy working out different multiplication strategies in math. Who knew there were so many ways to multiply 2 digit numbers by 2 digit numbers! We have three short tutorials for you to view.   Group #1 (Olivia, . . .

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The Importance of Reading Widely

Sharing lots of different kinds, or genres, of books with your child exposes him/her to different kinds of images, different words and whole new worlds.  At Central Lyon with the use of the new reading curriculum, students are being . . .

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Homework Tips

Homework is important, but helping children with homework isn't always easy. Here are some ways you can make homework easier for everyone! Study the same things in different ways and places Help your child learn about new words or . . .

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