4th Grade


Fourth Grade Newsletter

January 16-19, 2018



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



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