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Mrs. Colleen Stefani
4th Grade Teacher
I can be reached by phone or email. Please leave a message anytime!
Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Illinois University
Master's Degree from National Louis University
I have been teaching 4th grade at Schiesher Elementary School since January, 1994.
When your child is absent from school, please phone the school’s attendance line 630-493-8199. This is available 24 hours a day. You must report the absence and the reason for the absence. Please make every effort to place the call by 9AM the day of the absence. We kindly thank you for your cooperation.
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I Can Statements for Math
4.NBT.1 Recognize that in a multi-digit
whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents
in the place to its right.
4.NBT.2 Read and write multi-digit
whole numbers using base-ten
numerals, number names, and expanded
form. Compare two multi-digit numbers
based on meanings of the digits in each
place, using >, =, and < symbols to
record the results of comparisons.
4.NBT.3 Use place value understanding
to round multi-digit whole numbers to
4.NBT.4 Fluently add and subtract
multi-digit whole numbers using the
4.OA.3 Solve multistep word problems
posed with whole numbers and having
whole-number answers using the four
operations, including problems in which
remainders must be interpreted.
Represent these problems using
equations with a letter standing for the
unknown quantity. Assess the
reasonableness of answers using mental
computation and estimation strategies
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Food Chains and Webs
Click on the word "owl" to try the virtual owl pellet dissection that we did in class!
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Thanks for all of your support at home!