Mrs. Hopgood's 4th Grade Newsletter
Classroom Edition - Week #14, 12/1/2014
Important Information and Dates!!!!
Life Principle of the Week--Courage
Definition: Courage is strength in the face of fear or pain.
"Only those that risk going to far can possibly find out how far one can go."" -T.S. Eliot
Dec 1st- 5th - Mrs. Hopgood's Class will be conducting Jump Start all week
Dec. 2nd - 4th Grade Field Trip Chaperone Only Meeting at Chavez
Dec 5--5th Grade Field Trip to the Denton County Offices
Dec. 10th - 1st Grade Field trip to Legoland
Dec 12--4th Grade Field Trip to State Capitol--Austin
Dec 16--Chavez Choir Performance
Dec 18--Polar Express Day
Dec. 19- Class Christmas Party
Dec 19--Early Release Day 11:30 am
Dec 22- Jan 5 Christmas Holidays
Jan 6--Staff Development
Jan 8--Report Cards Go Home
Jan 9--Nine Weeks Awards Assembly
What We are Learning This Week!!!
Science - Geology - Soils, renewable and non-renewable resources
Writing -Writing Expository - Pre-planning a paper, editing, conferencing with other writers for ideas, details, details, details, making revisions, and final drafts.
ELAR - Language Arts - Verbs, participles, regular verbs, verb tenses, and pronouns
Reading -Literary nonfiction, research, autobiographies, biographies
Social Studies - Colonization of Texas