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Class Schedule

8:00--8:15

Breakfast in the Classroom

8:15--8:30

Morning Business, as well as language arts spelling

practice and quizzes, quickwrites, math timed tests,

and reviewing and correcting homework

8:30--10:00

Benchmark Language Arts program: Written language,

grammar, vocabulary development, fluency,

comprehension, and spelling

10:00--10:15

Recess

10:15--11:30 

Benchmark Language Arts program, cont.,

ELD, and IWT

11:30--12:05

Lunch

12:05--1:00  

Mathematics

1:00--2:00     

Assorted Content Studies (Days may vary weekly):

- Monday: Language Arts

-Tuesday: Health

-Wednesday: Science

-Thursday: Social Studies

-Friday: Science

2:00--2:09   

Closing Business, debriefing, and dismissal

 

Additional Activities:

Physical Education: 

Music: 

Art: 

Theatre: 

Computers: 

Spirit Day: Friday

Award Assemblies: First Friday of the month

Library: 

Field Trip: Spring Semester

Three Cheers for Perfect Homework!

August

September

October: Allison, Alvira, Arman K., Arsen, Christina, Jose, Marina

November: Aleq, Allison, Alvira, Sirvard

December: Aleq, Allison, Arman K., Emily, Sirvard

January: Alvira, Arsen, Kalda

February

March

April

May:

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Marsha Johnson

Our Class Motto:

We are here to learn, achieve, and succeed!

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Our 2019-2020 School Year

Our fourth graders are working hard, learning a lot, and having a ton of fun!

Unity Day

Unity Day

Halloween

Halloween

Day Of the Dead at Daniel Pearl

Sunflower Garden

Sunflower Garden

Holiday Time!

Field Trip to Malibu Creek State Park

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About Marsha

4th Grade --Room E (For Excellent)

Email: mej0374@lausd.net

 

Education:

CSUN: B.A. in Liberal Studies

              B.A. in Child Development

University of Phoenix: M.A. in Education

 

Years Teaching: This is my 36th year teaching, and my 15th year at VAS/Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet

 

Hobbies: Yoga, swimming, hiking, reading, gardening, watching Indie movies, and shopping

 

Interests: Traveling and social, cultural, and physical geography

 

Favorite Color: Green

 

Favorite Quotes:

-Shame is not in failure. It is in aiming too low.

 

-"When somebody can prove that high test scores produce good citizens, critical

thinkers, and productive members of society, then, and only then, can we

say teachers that taught these kids were 'good.'

              -Steve Franklin, teacher

Monthly Award Winners

September:

Principal's Award: Esther: For Citizenship, Effort, Attitude, and Academics

Achievement/Personal Success Award: Ruben: Excellent Reading Comprehension

October:

Principal's Award: Kalda: For Citizenship,Effort, Attitude, and Academics

Achievement/Personal Success Award: Allison: Excellence in Writing and Math

November:

Principal's Award: 

Achievement/Personal Success Award:

Principal's Award: 

Achievement/Personal Success Award: 

February:

Principal's Award: 

Achievement/ Personal Success Award:

March:

Principal's Award: 

Achievement/Personal Success Award: 

April:

Principal's Award: 

Achievement/Personal Success Award: 

May:

Principal's Award:

Achievement/Personal Success Award:

 

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