Fourth Grade News
Week of January 18, 2016
Pencils and Erasers Needed!
Spelling - There is no spelling homework and test this week.
Reading Homework - Due Wednesday, Jan 20th
Read the article “The Great State of Texas”. Then post 2 issues that Texas had that made the United States not want to annex Texas.
Math homework - Due Thursday, Jan. 21st
Watch the video about simplifying fractions and then answer the 5 questions on Google classroom.
Miss. Burke - MissBurkeatWells2015
Ms. Hill - MsHillsatWells2015
Mrs. Miller - MrsMilleratWells2015
Ms. Murugesan - MsMurugesanatWells2015
Mrs. Sewell - MrsSewellatWells2015
Students of the Week
Ms. Hill's Class
Mrs. Miller's Class
Ms. Murugesan's Class
Mrs. Sewell's Class
January Book IT Reading Calendar
We distributed the January Book-It tracking calendar to our students. This month's reading requirement is 320 minutes. Encourage your student to bring the tracking calendar in as soon as they have read the required minutes. A free Pizza Hut pizza coupon is waiting! January trackers will need to be turned in by February 1st .
Topic 10 - Fractions
1. I can represent a fraction a/b as a sum of fractions 1/b.
2. I can determine if two given fractions are equivalent.
3. I can find the simplest form of a given fraction.
I can determine which helping verb to use in a sentence.
I will use my reading skills and my reading strategies to help comprehend reading passages and answer comprehension questions.
I can recognize the difference between a well-organized and fully elaborated expository piece compared to a disorganized minimally elaborated expository piece.
I can explain the events leading to the annexation of Texas to the United States.
I can describe how the Earth is constantly changing through the process of weathering , erosion, and deposition.
I can examine properties of soil.
Tiger Market Helpers for Friday, January 8th
By opening a book YOU can open a new world for a child and foster the love of reading for a lifetime!
Wells PTA is looking for volunteers to read aloud books to small groups of 1st and 2nd grade students. Book Buddies meet every Wednesday from 12:45 to 1:45. Please sign up and volunteer to fit your schedule; one time, once every two weeks, once a month or EVERY WEEK! You do not have to have a 1st or 2nd grader at Wells. ANYONE can volunteer! A Book Buddy can be a parent, grandparent, high school student or community member.
In order to be a Book Buddy, fill out the volunteer application on the PISD website or just click on the link below. It takes about a week to be approved.www.pisd.edu/about.us/partners.volunteers/volunteer.application.shtml
Then click on the SignUpGenius link below to choose your date and time to volunteer! www.signupgenius.com/go/20f044aabab23a0fd0-book