4th Grade Newsletter

May 16th-May 20th

Math this Week:

-12’s Timed Test and MWH

-2 digit x 2 digit multiplication (traditional algorithm)

-Review Vocabulary Book

Reading this Week:

-Persuasive text

-Persuasion in media

-Media techniques

Writing this Week:

  • Persuasive Writing

  • Review of capitalization, usage, punctuation, and spelling

Science this Week:

Explore how adaptations enable organisms to survive in their environments such as leaves on plants and birds’ beaks.

Demonstrate that some likenesses between parents and offspring are inherited and other likenesses are learned behaviors.

Explore and compare the life cycles in living organisms including butterflies and radishes.

Social Studies this Week:

Oil Boom and Bust in Texas


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Make sure you bring your recorders for music on your day. :-)

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Hawaiian Falls is Tuesday, May 17th

Reminders for our big day:

Come with your bathing suit on (shorts over it for girls) and your field day or jade shirt on.

Come with Sunscreen on and bring it to reapply later.

A towel (make sure your name is on it)

Bring a change of clothes and don't forget your undergarments.

A bag for wet clothes to go in after we change.

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Please Help!

We are collecting tabs for the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth from now until the end of the school year. There will be one container in your teacher’s lounge and another in the front office. Thanks for your help!

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Next Year's Cora Spencer School Supplies

Prepackaged school supply packs are now on sale. You can visit www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks and enter our school code SPE038 (that’s a zero, not an O). Be sure to order for the grade your child will be in next year!

Important Dates to Remember

Tuesday, May 17th- Hawaiian Falls Field Trip

Tuesday, May 24th - Career Day

Tuesday, May 31st-4th Grade Graduation Party! Water Day from 8:00-12:00. We need all our kids to stay until the end of the day so we can practice for our awards. Thank you!

Wednesday, June 1st- 4th grade awards at 9:45

Wednesday, June 1st is now the last day of school for students (full day).

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Your 4th Grade Team