The Fourth Grade Flyer

Mrs.Henderson, Mrs.Gulam, Mrs.Danby, Mrs.Bowles, Miss Pike

September 26 - September 30

What We're Learning

Math
  • Continued investigations in addition and subtraction


Social Studies / Science

  • PBL: Eyes of Texas


Writing

  • Middle and Ending Paragraphs in Narrative writing

  • Smart Goals and Growth Mindsets

  • Singular and plural possessive nouns


Reading


  • Character Traits
  • Vocabulary Quiz
  • Spelling Quiz

This Week's Vocabulary Words

  1. bristled - for hair to stand up, away from the skin
  2. giddy - extremely happy and excited
  3. longed - to want something badly
  4. skedaddled - to run away quickly
  5. examined - looked at closely
  6. notion - thought or idea

This Week's Homework

  • Any unfinished work
  • Spelling practice with menu and Spelling City
  • IStation - 30 minutes for the week

Scholastic Book Fair

The Book Fair will be set up in the library all week. Tuesday, September 27th, the book fair will be open late - until 6:30 pm!


Don't forget to look at your teacher's wish list if you would like to donate to the classroom!

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Grandparent's Day

Wednesday, Sep. 28th, 7:30am

9800 Rodeo Drive

Irving, TX

Bring your grandparents to breakfast and enjoy some special time in celebration of them! The festivities will be held in the cafeteria.


Feel free to bring a device and Skype with those grandparents who may not be able to attend in person!

Bass Performance Hall Field Trip in on October 12th! More information to follow.

Parent Conference Sign-Up

Conference sign-up genius will be sent via email by your child's teacher.


This year, conferences will be led by students - so please make sure your child attends with you!

PBL Corner (Social Studies)

We will be starting Eyes of Texas, our first Social Studies PBL, on September 14th. They will be learning about the different regions of Texas.

Does your child like Creative Writing?

The Annual Creative Writing Competition: the deadline is Tuesday, Dec 7, 2015, midnight. The contest is open to to passionate writers in grades 4th —12th. Check it out if you are interested - Click the link below for more information!

S.T.E.M. Home Challenges

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Star Saver Bank Dates

October 6 - C/E/D2
October 21- A/B/D1
November 4 - C/E/D2
November 18 - A/B/D1
December 2 - C/E/D2
December 16 - A/B/D1
January 20 - C/E/D2
February 3 - A/B/D1
February 17 - C/E/D2
March 24 - A/B/D1
April 7 - C/E/D2
April 21 - A/B/D1
May 5 - C/E/D2

Dates to Remember

September Dates

  • September 26: Book Fair Begins
  • September 28: Grandparent's Day


October Dates

  • October 4: Erik Cork Day
  • October 5: Traveling Pumpkin assigned
  • October 6: Bank Day
  • October 7: Conference day (no school)
  • October 10: Columbus Day (no school)
  • October 12: Bass Hall Field Trip
  • October 14: End of first 9 weeks
  • October 20: Community Night
  • October 21: Bank Day
  • October 27: Traveling Pumpkins due
  • October 28: Traveling Pumpkins go home
  • October 31: Storybook Character Day