Fourth graders are learning about tsunamis, also called tidal waves. Tsunamis are huge waves of water that are usually caused by earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. This week we are reading a story by Pearl S. Buck called The Big Wave. It is the story of two little boys in Japan who are friends and what happens to them when a tsunami strikes their village. Homework: 1. Spelling p. 76-77. 2. Math Miss W: p. 309-310 Mr. Spaulding: p. 351-352. 3. Read for half an hour. 4. Get parent initials.