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 4: Use Strategies and Properties to Multiply by 2-Digit Numbers

Test on Thursday, December 6th

Social Studies

Focus: “Why I Love America”

Students will be writing as essay based on the theme “Why I Love America”.

Final Copy Due on Friday, December 7th


Scope: Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources

Essential Question: Why has there been an increase in renewable resources in the recent years?

Unit 2, Module A

Essential Questions:

How do readers identify themes in literary text?

How do writers use dialogue and description to develop the theme of a story?

Text Set:

Anchor Text: Why the Sea Is Salty

Supporting Texts: How the Stars Fell Into the Sky, “Pecos Bill” from American Tall Tales, and “John Henry” from American Tall Tales



 Spelling List Unit 2, A 16-18

Classroom News

-Christmas Program is 12/18/19.

-All students must take an AR test on a ‘Good Fit’ by 12/19/18.


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1661 Cherry Hill Road
Joliet, IL 60433

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