4th Grade Fun!

Check out all the fun things happening in fourth grade!

Upcoming Curriculum


  • I can understand that when detectives stop to think, that is also a time for the mystery reader to stop and think.
  • I can understand that skilled mystery readers not only search for clues, they also make something of those clues.
  • I understand that when readers are trying to get better at a skill, it helps to use tools that are on hand - checklists or goal sheets - to improve their thinking.
  • I can use comprehension strategies when reading and answering questions about my reading.



  • I can take 2 items to compare them.
  • I can compare 2 texts.
  • I can write a comparative essay.


  • I can use strategies and algorithms, including the standard algorithm, to multiply up to a four-digit number by a one-digit number and to multiply a two-digit number by a two-digit number. Strategies may include mental math, partial products, and the commutative, associative, and distributive properties.

  • I can solve with fluency one- and two-step problems involving multiplication and division, including interpreting remainders.


  • I can explore, illustrate, and compare life cycles in living organisms such as beetles, crickets, radishes, or lima beans.

Social Studies

  • I can compare the Texas Constitution and the United States of America Constitution.

Visit our website for homework and spelling words for the upcoming week.


Upcoming Events & Reminders


5th - Tech Club Library (Library)

12th - Makerspace Club (Library)

13th - Diversity Day for 3rd-5th

GMS @ 7:55 am

19th - Sing A Long & Story Night @ 6:00 pm

20th - Winter Parties

End of 2nd Nine Weeks

23rd-3rd - Winter Break


*Student snacks should be peanut-free. Thanks for helping keep our students with allergies safe!

*Look at Daily Folders and intial behavior calendars every day.

*Specials - 9:15-10:00, Recess 12:00-12:30, Lunch 12:30-1:00

Homework and Spelling List

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School Information

  • GMS on December 13th

    Our next GMS will be December 13th. If you are attending our GMS, please pre-register here.

    Library News

    Book Club Tuesday December 10th at 7:20am, cancelled.

    Volunteer for Winter Parties

    Sign up here to help out during our winter parties and help make it a great experience for our kids.

    Yearbooks On Sale NOW

    For a limited time, yearbooks are on sale for $25! Order now before it's too late! Yearbooks are only sold online.

    Go to Balfour.com and type Sonntag.

    Purchase a yearbook on-line using a credit or debit card.

    Questions? Contact: karlandanielvargas@gmail.com