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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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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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Learning Division with M&M's

Fourth grade students used M&M's to begin learning how to divide with remainders.  Students learned when a number cannot be divided evenly, the amount left over is called the remainder.  So by using M&M's, they found . . .

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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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