1661 Cherry Hill Road, Joliet, IL 60433

Mrs. Bene


4th Grade Teacher

Welcome to our fourth grade page. Here you will find important information about our classroom.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at 815-726-5218 or tbene@union81.com.


Topic 12: Understand and Compare Decimals

How can I convert from one unit to another?

How can you be precise when solving math problems?

Social Studies

Student are working on understanding the geography of Illinois and the United States.


Scope: Wavelength and Amplitude

Essential Question: How can we predict where an earthquake will cause the most damage

Unit 3, Module B

Essential Questions:

How do readers draw inferences from  and analyze text to develop understanding?

How do writers research and use ideas from both literary and informational texts?

Text Set:

Anchor Text: Anatomy of a Volcanic Eruption

Supporting Texts: Quake!, “A Tsunami Unfolds”, “Escape from Pompeii”



No Spelling the week of 4/15

Students may login into their Spelling City accounts from home to practice spelling words.

Classroom News

Book Report Due 4/26  Diorama Repot

4/16  IAR Testing

4/17  IAR Testing

4/18  IAR Testing

4/19 No School

4/22 No School


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1661 Cherry Hill Road
Joliet, IL 60433

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