Elizabeth Mundt
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Elizabeth Mundt

I am so excited to be your child's fourth grade teacher this school year. This is my second year at Whittier. I love the community and am thrilled to be back! I have my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Hispanic Studies from the College of St. Benedict (Go Bennies!) and my teaching license in K-6 elementary education from the University of St. Thomas. Prior to receiving my teaching license, I spent a year working with Minnesota Reading Corps as a literacy tutor and as a substitute teacher in St. Cloud area schools. In my free time, I enjoy calligraphy, going for bike rides and walks with my husband, and trying new foods. I am especially passionate about reading, and I enjoy growing my classroom library to ensure that students can experience this same love of books. Every day, I strive to connect students with books that allow them to feel the magic of reading. In doing so, I hope for students to develop the habits of lifelong readers and make significant gains in their academics. Please let me know if you ever need book suggestions for your child! You can contact me whenever at Elizabeth.Mundt@mpls.k12.mn.us.

 

Current Unit of Inquiry: December 5-January 25

Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time

Central Idea: Migration reveals and responds to opportunities and challenges.

Lines of Inquiry:

  • reasons people move
  • adjusting to a new home
  • effects on communities, cultures, and individuals

 

Current Math Unit: Data Analysis

Fourth graders will collect, display, and interpret data sets that may include fractions and decimals. They expand their work with data displays to include timelines, Venn diagrams, spreadsheets, and graphs.

Long Term Learning Targets:

  • 3.1   I can display a data set in several ways, including a bar graph, timeline, Venn diagram, line plot, or pictograph. (4.4.1.1)
  • 3.2   I can interpret data displayed on a graph or a spreadsheet table. (4.4.1.1)

 

Units of Inquiry

In this section you can see the schedule for this year's units of inquiry, as well as the central idea and lines of inquiry for each unit. Units may change slightly in terms of content and dates but should stay mostly the same.

Homework Policy

In this section you will see my expectations for student homework.

Seesaw

In this section you will find information on how to access our Seesaw student pages and classroom blog.

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