Fantastic Fourth

Tina Cherry, Shannon Hollingsworth, and Kris Tanner

General Information

  • Students will need their earbuds DAILY. These are required for classroom use. You will need to replace them if your child's earbuds are lost or damaged.
  • Students need to be prepared for class daily. This includes having homework, library books, Trapper Keeper, earbuds, pencils, and cap erasers.
  • Students need to turn in any notes or money first thing in the morning to their homeroom teacher.
  • Please remember math, language arts, science, Alabama History, and conduct are all graded and count toward honor roll.
  • Conduct folders will go home every TUESDAY*. The folder and any papers below a grade of 70 must be signed and returned the following day.
*Conduct folders may go home on a different day due to weather, holidays, etc.
  • Individual student textbooks will not be issued for at-home use.

Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Grammar)

  • We will begin with a novel study of the book Because of Winn Dixie. Students will be provided with an in-class copy of the novel. Notes and study guides can be found in the Reading section of your child's Trapper Keeper to study for tests.

  • We will test student comprehension each week or every other week. Comprehension tests will consist of a passage that students will read for the first time with questions to assess their understanding of the text.

Alabama History and Science

Alabama History: Introduction to Alabama regions and primitive people

Science: Introduction to living things

* Notes and study guides can be found in the Alabama History and science sections of your child's Trapper Keeper.

*Any information contained on the study guide may be tested. Make sure you check nightly for study materials.


4-H is offered this year. Parental permission form will be sent home from the 4-H representative. It is the student's responsibility to keep up with all information concerning any events in which they want to participate. Any questions need to be emailed to Sara Smith at


We begin the year working on place value. We will have a mixed multiplication quiz every week covering factors 0-12. There will be 20 questions in 1 minute. This is taken for a grade.

Dates and Activities to Remember

About Us

We are excited to welcome everyone to 4th grade! We look forward to working with you and your child. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns throughout the year.

Tina Cherry

Shannon Hollingsworth

Kris Tanner