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Meet Mrs. Drury

Welcome to the 4th grade in Room 4! I am so excited to start another year at Rheem! I have been teaching for a little over 9 years, the past 4 years here at Rheem. The other 5 and a half years in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.  In San Ramon I taught 4th  grade and 5th grade, as well as a specialized science lab.  Although I did not grow up in Moraga myself, I have been a part of the community through my in-laws for the past decade.  My husband’s family has made Moraga a second home for me; a community I am happy to now be contributing to.  (I attended every Campolindo graduation from 2003 – 2012, along with many sporting events, farmers markets, and fireworks on the golf course.) 

I am excited to be a Rheem parent as well as teacher; my oldest son is entering 4th grade, my second son will be in 2nd, and their sister will be in 1st.  I also have a 17 month old who can't wait to be a Roadrunner. My 4 children keep me busy at home, and remind me of why my job is so important when I am at school.  I truly love teaching students how to succeed at and have enthusiasm for learning.  I believe it is important to educate children in a manner that promotes a life-long interest in learning, including the ability to question and problem solve. 

Again, I welcome you to the 4th grade in room 4, and look forward to getting to know all of you and your children. Please feel free to contact me, email is best, and I will get back to you at my earliest convenience. I am so excited to be a part of the Rheem Team again this year!



Think Central Math login

Think Central info


Forgot your HW and Remembering Book?

Download the pages here!


Comparing Fractions/cross multiplying

Another video on cross multiplying

(Math Fact Packets)

(to practice at home - you can print the pages individually)

Rheem Rocks Multiplication 

Rheem Rocks Division 

Rheem Rocks Mixed Facts


Need an alternative to Rheem Rocks?

Math Playground

Math FactsPro



Properties Math Song

Soccer Shoot Out--great for adding and subtracting fractions

Multiplication Baseball--the homerooms are TRICKY!

Interpreting Data--very helpful!

Timed Math Games!

Hooda Math




Social Studies Resources

Mrs. Drury


Oregon Trail

Oops, I lost my Homework Packet

Weekly Math Fact Sheet


Turn & Talk 


Reading Homework

Use post-its to think about ideas from the link below

Post-It Grid idea page


Online Reading Log


Sleep Article for Parents


Optional Practice:

Weekly Reading Log

Smarter Balanced Testing

This year, Rheem 3rd – 5th graders, will participate in Common Core aligned SBAC testing during the designated two-week periods listed below:



The SBAC tests are untimed, but based on the estimated testing times, students will be working on the test for 45 – 60 minutes a day during their assigned weeks.  Specific testing times each day will be determined by each classroom teacher.  Please avoid scheduling appointments during the weeks that are designated for your child’s grade level.

To learn about the types of questions on the computer-based test, you and your child can view the practice test at this link:

  1.  Click on Student Interface Practice and Training Tests
  2. You are automatically logged in as a Guest.  Click on the “Sign In” box
  3.  Select the Grade Level and Click on Yes

Room 4 Resources

Google Classroom Login Portal (If you receive a message saying you do not have access: (1) type google classroom into the  address bar, and click "enter". (2) Click on the link to the Google classroom and you should be in. If this does not work, see Mrs. Drury and we will sort it out in class.)


  Storyboard That


Typing Club




Scholastic Book Ordering

code is: GX6NR


Teachers College: Columbia University Reading and Writing Project


Book Leveling - Scholastic



Our district pays for access to many websites. All of these can be accessed through ed1stop.


To log on:

1. Go to the Moraga School District website

2. On the right-hand side, click on the link for Ed1stop

3. Enter our class ID and password 


Username: vdrury01_stu

Password: roadrunner


4. Click on the Curriculum Support tab or the References tab to check out great videos and pictures

Field Trips

San Jose Mission - Dec. 4th


Walk Through California (onsite) - Feb. 6th


Sacramento Tour (extended hours 7:45 - 4:30) - Feb. 27th


Oakland Museum - May 11th

Back to School Presentation

Weekly Class Schedule

4th grade PE Rotation  

Mondays 8:30-9:15



With Ms. Peterson

Tuesdays 2:15-3:05


(Gold Group) Tuesdays 8:30-9:15

(Red Group) Tuesdays 9:15 - 10:00



(Red Group) Thursdays 8:30-9:15

(Gold Group) Thursdays 9:15 - 10:00



(students will bring instruments before school and leave in the room where they have class later in the day)

Thursdays 2:15-3:05



Fridays 11:20-12:20


Science Resources

Rheem 4 Science Foss link


Please do: 

Virtual Investigation 2.1 What Sticks and What Conducts?


Videos to watch




Explore 2 of the following Tutorials:

Investigation 1.2 Simple Circuits 


Investigation 1.2 Conductors and Insulators


Investigation 1.3 Series and Parallel Circuits


Investigation 2.2 Magnetic Poles


Investigation 2.2 Magnetic Fields


Foss Access @ Home


Student Login - rheem4th

password - sciencerocks


Foss iChecks


Mt. St. Helens

Grammar Workshop

Grammar workshop link



1. Go to Practice Quiz

  • Go to the unit # we are on currently

2. Go to Games

  • Go to the unit # we are on currently


Language Arts Resources


Summary Song

Book Chat

5 Paragraph Essay



Reader's Workshop


Book list for students by Guided Reading Levels


Book list by Series for Students by Level

Book Wizard by Scholastic - it can help you figure out a level of a book you want to read

Book Seer- a great tool that recommends books for you based on books you like


Skills Students Need to Read Books (organized by "bands" of books)

Boys and Books - What we can do to encourage a love of books

Class Blog

To join and enter our class blog, click here.