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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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Our 4th grade students have been busy learning about different types of angles and their measurements. We've played games creating the angles with our arms and learned a song to help us remember the angle . . .

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Guided Writing

Included in the Fourth Grade Guided Reading lessons is Guided Writing.  Guided writing helps students improve writing skills and extend their understanding of the written text.  The writing is completed during the guided reading . . .

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Kickball for AR Goals

Our 4th graders have been busy working on meeting their AR Goals. Those students who were able to reach the point goal, comprehension goal, and read the required amount of chapter books were able to play a game of kickball. The weather was . . .

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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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