Mrs. Spata’s Fourth Grade Blog

A window into our classroom!

Tuesday, September 19th at 7:30PM

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Looking forward to meeting the parents of my new students! See you soon!



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Beginning of a New School Year :)

We are going to have an awesome year together!!!


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State ELA Tests

Be sure to mark your calendars for the following dates:

Tuesday, March 28th- ELA Day #1

Wednesday, March 29th- ELA Day #2

Thursday, March 30th- ELA Day #3

Be sure to set yourself up for success on these dates!

Get plenty of rest the night before.

Eat a healthy and filling breakfast that morning.

Bring at least two sharpened #2 pencils with you to school.

Please note:

***If you plan to Opt your child out of the assessments this year,

we require a signed note to be sent in to the school. Students who refuse the test will need to bring a few books to school these days, so that they have something to read at a separate location from students taking the test. ***

:0) Serena Spata

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On-Target Award Winner

I am very proud to announce our new On-Target winner!!!

This student tries his best in class and is always kind to those around him!

Congratulations to…..

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Posing the Problem

Today we posed the problem that we will solve in our new Project Lead the Way unit, Energy and Collision.

Click here to see our first attempt: PLTW egg video

See the video below to see our second attempt: PLTW egg video 2

***Disclaimer- I am trying to get these videos posted and working. I am having technical difficulties. Sorry if you can’t view it. I will try again tomorrow. 😉


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Student created math tutorial videos

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Today my students created math tutorials to help each other with the skills and strategies we are learning in class.

Be sure to check them out!!!

I am very proud of their hard work!!

Click here to visit my Kids Teaching Kids blog.

:0) Mrs. Spata

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PARP Kick-Off

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See you tonight at our PARP kick-off!!

Music begins at 5:45. I will be there with my boys around 5:30. 🙂

Read alouds and fun will be from 5 to 8PM. 

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The Tackan Times Newspaper

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Be sure to check out the Tackan Times Blog!!! Click the image above to link directly to it.

A few of our students are journalists that write for this great newspaper!

I am very proud of them!

:0) Mrs. Spata

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Mrs. Spata’s Class Accepts the Mannequin Challenge!!

Let’s try this again and think of some interesting ways to be around the room. 🙂




Tackan Teachers Accept the Mannequin Challenge!

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