Fantastic 4th Grade

Week of April 11, 2016

Tests

Math Test -- Topic 14

April 15


4th Grade STAAR Tests

  • May 9 - Math STAAR
  • May 10 - Reading STAAR

Reading/Social Studies

Reading / Social Studies: Unit 5 Week 6

Next week, students will review the following skills from Unit 5:

Review: Main Idea/Details, Problem/Solution, Compare/Contrast, Sequence

Students will be taking a practice STAAR Reading test next week.


Learning Targets:

Students will…

I can describe discoveries and innovations that benefited Texans.

I can sequence discoveries in order by year discovered.

I can write about a new innovation.

Language Arts/Writing

Language/Writing

Students will be writing creative poetry.

No Spelling test next week. .

Math

Lines, Angles, and Shapes

The student applies mathematical process standards to analyze geometric attributes in order to develop generalizations about their properties.

The student applies mathematical process standards to solve problems involving angles less than or equal to 180 degrees.

Science

During the weather unit student measure and record changes in weather and make predictions using weather maps, weather symbols, and a map key. Students also study Earth’s patterns of interaction within the solar system in the “Space” unit. In Earth science, it’s all about the patterns and systems!

4th Grade Instagram Page

4th grade has an Instagram page and we would like for you to follow us! We are only allowing parents to follow our page. If you have an Instagram page, please send me your username so I can identify you after you request access to our private page. The fourth grade page is called "Hedgcoxe_2017" and we can't wait for you to see the pictures that we post on our page!


Instagram Username: Hedgcoxe_2017

Yearbook

The deadline to order online is April 8th. After this date if you’d like to purchase a yearbook you can do so by writing a check made out to Hedgcoxe Elementary or cash. The current cost for a yearbook is $30.00. Once yearbooks are handed out (at the end of May) taxes will be applied and the price increases to $33.


To order online go to ybpay.lifetouch.com ID Code: 12728516

Parents, if you have any pictures of school events from the 2015-2016 school year we would love to see them! We are especially in need of pictures from the Talent Show and Carnival. If you’d like to share pictures you have taken please send them to Shannon Flohr or Jennifer LeWinter. You can send in by USB, CD, or email.


Thank you!

Shannon.Flohr@pisd.edu & Jennifer.LeWinter@pisd.edu

Family Education Opportunities through Plano ISD

Family Education Opportunities through Plano ISD:

http://www.pisd.edu/about.us/departments/familyservices.shtml

Box Top Collecting

Hedgcoxe is still collecting Box Tops and Labels for Education. Box Tops and Labels for Education are a great way to support our school.

Clothes Donation Bin

A clothing bin has been delivered to the Hedgcoxe parking lot. The school will receive $0.15 per pound of clothing and shoes we collect each month! Money will be given directly to the school!

Awesome Links

mypisd.net

pearson.pisd.edu (do not use Internet Explorer)

khanacademy.org (do not use Internet Explorer)

lexile.com