4th Grade Newsletter

September 7-11

Welcome Families! / Bienvenidas familias!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS / ANUNCIOS

Art Supplies Needed

Each learner (both face to face and virtual) will need the following supplies for art this year:

  • black sharpie
  • watercolors (stored in a gallon plastic baggie)
  • oil pastels
  • sketchbook

Face to Face Learners

  • Please come straight to the classroom between 7:20-7:40. If you would like breakfast, you may go to the cafe starting at 7:20.
  • Please make sure you bring at least 2 clean masks each day.
  • Please make sure you bring a healthy snack for yourself each day.
  • Please make sure you have your lunch if you plan to bring it (no late lunches).

Virtual Learner Lunch Pickup

Sign up for our weekly bundle meals! A once-weekly pickup option containing 5 breakfast meals & 5 lunch meals for the following 5 school days. Deadline to order is September 8th by 3:00 PM. Sign up is required. Go to http://go.coppellisd.com/CurbsideOrderForm for more information.
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What are we learning this week?¿Qué estamos aprendiendo esta semana?

Language Arts / Artes De Lenguaje

We will continue learning about thinking more deeply about characters and do some fiction writing.


Estamos aprendiendo como pensar más profundamente acerca de los personajes y la escritura narrativa.


Vocabulary / Vocabulario:

metacognition / metacognición

schema / concocimiento previo

character / personaje

genre / Género

writing process /proceso de escritura

draft / borrador

revise / revisar

edit / editar

publish /publicar

personal narrative / narrativa personal

Math / Matemáticas

We are continuing to learn about place value to the billions including comparing and rounding numbers.


Estamos aprendiendo sobre el valor posicional hasta los miles de millones.


Vocabulary / Vocabulario:

place value / valor posicional

period / periodo

digit / dígito

column / columna

number / número

units / unidades

thousands / millares

millions / millones

billions / miles de millones

comma / coma

comparison / comparación

order / orden

sequence / secuencia

number line / recta numérica

Science / Ciencias

We will continue learning about matter- states, measuring, observing, etc.

Aprenderemos acerca de los estados de la materia, mediciones, observaciones, etc.


Vocabulary / Vocabulario:

Mass / masa

Volume / volumen
State of Matter / estados de la materia
Solid / sólido
Liquid / líquido
Gas / gas
Melting / derretir
Condensing / condensar

Mixture / mezcla
Solution / solución
Size / tamaño
Float / flotar
Magnetism / magnetismo
Matter / materia
Physical Properties / propiedades físicas
Sink / hundirse
Temperature / temperatura

Social Studies / Estudios Sociales

We will finish up learning about the 4 regions of Texas.

Estamos aprendiendo sobre las 4 regiones de Texas.


Vocabulary / Vocabulario:

region / región

state / estado

Coastal Plains / Planicies Costeras

Mountains & Basins / montañas y cuencas

North Central Plains / Planicies centrales del norte

Great Plains / grandes planicies

map / mapa

legend compass / leyenda de la brújula

symbol / símbolo

landforms / accidentes geográficos

climates / clima

natural resources / recursos naturales

vegetation / vegetación

population / población

agriculture / agricultura

wildlife habitats / habitats de la vida silvestre

Upcoming Events

Virtual PTO Meeting Zoom

Monday, Sep. 14th, 5pm

This is an online event.

Link will be provided soon.

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