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Mrs. Stefani's Learners Hit a Grand Slam!







Mrs. Colleen Stefani
4th Grade Teacher
Room 8

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.




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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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4th Grade Resources





I Can Statements for Math


I Can Statements

  • I can translate (give an example of) verbal statements as a multiplicative comparison equation.

  • I can translate (give an example of) multiplicative comparison statement as a verbal equation.

  • I can multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparisons

  • I can use drawings and equations with a symbol for an unknown number to represent the problem

  • I can distinguish multiplicative comparisons from additive comparisons.

  • I can add, subtract, multiply, and divide without remainders.

  • I can identify key words to decide which operations to use to solve a word problem.

  • I can calculate long division with remainders.

  • I can explain what a remainder is and how it will affect a given problem.

  • I can write an equation to solve the word problem using a letter to represent a missing number.

  • I can determine if an answer makes sense, based on the problem.

  • I can justify my answers using mental math and estimation.

  • I can solve multistep word problems with whole numbers.

  • I can write all factor pairs for a whole number up to 100.

  • I can determine a whole number up to 100 by using factors.

  • I can write a whole number for given factors.

  • I can decide if a whole number is a multiple of a given 1 digit number.

  • I can determine if a number (1-100) is prime or composite.

  • I can identify prime numbers and explain why they are prime.

  • I can identify composite numbers and explain why they are composite.

  • I can use divisibility rules to identify prime and composite numbers.

  • I can define “multiple”.

  • I can use rules to explain a pattern.

  • I can create a number or shape pattern.

  • I can identify a pattern within a pattern.

  • I can apply the properties of operations to multiply numbers.

  • I can multiply a 4 digit number by a 1 digit number.

  • I can multiply two 2 digit numbers.

  • I can multiply numbers using written equations.

  • I can illustrate and explain multiplication using rectangular arrays.

  • I can illustrate and explain multiplication using area modules.

  • I can divide up to 4 digit numbers by a 1 digit divisor.

  • I can apply the properties of operation to divide 4 digit numbers.

  • I can apply strategies based on place value to divide up to 4 digit numbers by a 1 digit divisor.

  • I can explore different strategies for the division of 4 digit dividends and 1 digit divisors.

  • I can illustrate and explain division with a rectangular array.

  • I can illustrate and explain division with a model.

  • I can illustrate and explain division with an equation.







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Renaissance Home Connect
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Science Links

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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