4th Grade

 

Fourth Grade Newsletter

January 16-19, 2018

 

Science

Tuesday- Unit 5 test review (Study guide was sent home on Wednesday.)

Wednesday- Unit 5 test

Thursday and Friday- resources in Fusion Science Book

 

Social Studies

Tuesday- Travis Holds at the Alamo

Wednesday- Battle of the Alamo

Thursday- finish magazine and crossword due

Friday- week 17 online quiz

 

Writing

This week our focus for spelling is suffixes –ment and –ly.  The spelling homework for the week is ABC Order.  We will review for our Unit 3 test on Tuesday.  The students will take the Unit 3 test on Wednesday. The rest of the week, we will focus on taking topic sentences and turning them into developed paragraphs.

 

Reading (Homework:  Read 20 minutes each night and read weekly poem 3 times a night to build fluency. Sign and return poem paper on Friday.)

We will be reviewing informational text on Tuesday.  Students will take home review passage/questions.  Please go over the questions with your child to review for the test.  You may sign it and return on Wednesday for extra 5 points on test grade.  Unit 3 Test will be on Wednesday.  On Thursday and Friday, we will review structural elements of poetry and practice making connections between two poems.  This will begin our Unit 4 over making connections.

***Thank you Dyllan W. for bringing the apples and Cheez-its for snack this week!

 

Important Dates

**Monday, January 15th- No School- Staff Development

**Wednesday, January 16th- Report Card Day

**Tuesday, February 13th- PTO Meeting at 6

**Wednesday, February 14th- Valentine Party

**Monday, February 19th- No School- Staff Development

**Wednesday, February 21st- 4th grade Benchmark Writing Test and Four Week Progress Reports

**Wednesday, May 23rd- 4th grade end of year awards at 9:45 in the cafeteria