Bumblebee Weekly Academy 4th Grade

May 15-19, 2017

REMINDERS:

AR FIELD TRIP: Students will be going to Summer Fun, Monday, May 15th fro AR field trip.


FIDGET SPINNERS: Fidget spinners are not allowed at school unless written into a 504 plan or IEP. No students have this accommodation, therefore fidget spinners are not allowed. Please keep them at home. If they are seen, they will be taken up and returned before the student leaves on the last day.


FIELD DAY: Field Day is Friday, May 19th. Please wear field day shirts if you got one and bring sunscreen and plenty of water!


REMIND: We still have parents who have not signed up for their homeroom classes Remind. Please make sure you get signed up. This is how information about homework and field trips, pep rallies, etc will go out. You only need to sign up for your child's homeroom class. All teachers have access and can contact you regarding their classes. You can also "chat" with a teacher individually if needed as well. To set up, text the message below to 81010.

Message

@ashfree

@bharmon4

@4powell

@pritch

@lrussell4


PLANNING PERIOD: Conference times for Freeman, Powell, and Pritchard is 8:05-8:50 am, for Harmon and Russell it is 8:50-9:40 am.

CALENDAR WORTHY:

May 15 - Summer Fun AR Field Trip

May 17-19 - Book Fair, BOGO

May 19 - AIS Field Day

May 22 - 4th Grade Field Trip to Austin to the Capitol and Bob Bullock Museum

May 23 - Awards: 9:30 - 3rd Grade; 10:15 - 4th Grade; 2:00 - 5th Grade

May 24 - Early Release 12:00

May 25 - Last Day of School, Talent Show 8:15 am, Class parties 11:00, Early Release 12:00

ACADEMICS:

Math: Math art projects


Reading: Memory books


Social Studies: The Early 1900's, The 20th Century, Texas Cultures, Texas Pride


Writing: Review over grammar and spelling rules


Science: Adaptations and Life Cycles for the remainder of the year

HOMEWORK:

Math:

Fact quiz will be Friday


Reading:

No homework

WEBSITES:

These are some websites that your child can log on to at home for extra practice.


Study Island is a great resource for all subject areas in 4th grade in STAAR formatted questions. We also use this in school.

https://app.studyisland.com/cfw/login


Think Through Math with do a placement test on your child and then will work them through the program at their level. We use this in math class.

https://login.thinkthroughmath.com/accounts/sign_in


Istation is a great reading resource for reading practice at home.

https://secure.istation.com/Account/logon?domain=tornillojs.tornillo.tx&ReturnUrl=%2F%3Ffromlogin%3D1


Xtra Math helps students practice their math facts to make sure they are memorized. It will start them at addition and work through each operation as they master it. PIN number will be set up by the end of the 1st week.

https://xtramath.org/#/signin/student_other


Spelling City has all of the spelling lists for the year online. It is a great resource for students to practice their words. If you lose the list, this is where you can locate them.

http://www.spellingcity.com/