4th Grade Newsletter

February 8th - February 12th

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Math this Week:

4’s Division Timed Test and MWH

Measurement and Conversions

Elapsed Time

Begin Angles

Science this Week

Collect and analyze data to identify sequences and predict patterns of change in the observable appearance of the Moon over time.

Discuss the patterns of change in the shadows, seasons and tides.

Reading this Week:

Comprehension of informational expository text


Fact vs Opinion


Following directions from a procedural text

Writing this Week

Monday - Writing Benchmark Review

Tuesday - Writing Benchmark: Objective Questions #1-12 and Expository Composition (planning/rough draft/editing and revising/final copy)

Wednesday – Complete remaining Objective Questions #13-28

Thursday and Friday – Writing Benchmark Corrections/Reteach

Social Studies this Week

This week in Social Studies, we will be finishing up the Texas Revolution.

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Six Flags Reading Program

Starting January 11th, you child may start keeping track of reading minutes to earn a free Six Flags pass. The program will run from January 11th-February 19th.

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Our Book Fair will be open from February 8th-February 12th

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Valentines are Due Friday, February 12,2016

Please make sure that if your child participates in our valentines exchange that they bring a Valentine for each student in their homeroom! Please do not send these in before Friday, February 12th.
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Join us for Open House

Come visit your child's classroom and meet their teachers on Tuesday, February 9th from 5:30-7:00
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2nd Annual PTA Daddy/Daughter Dance

Cora Spencer Elementary Cafeteria

February11th 6:30-8:00

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3rd Annual African American Read-in at Cora Spencer

On Thursday, February 25th volunteers will come and read a book written by an African American author to all classes from 8:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. to celebrate Black History Month.

If you would like to volunteer to read to a class, please signup on Sign-up Genius by clicking on the link below. The deadline to sign up is February 19th.


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Important Dates to Remember

February 8th-February 12th -Book Fair all Week

Tuesday, February 9th- Writing Benchmark/Open House 5:30-7:00

Thursday, February 11th- Daddy/Daughter Dance 6:30-8:30

Wednesday, February 17th- PTA Meeting at 6:30

Thursday, February 25th- African American Read in at Cora Spencer from 8:00-8:30

Friday, February 26th- Next Early Release Day

Friday, April 15th is now a student holiday (full day)

Friday, April 15th will continue to be designated as Bad Weather Day #2

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

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    Your 4th Grade Team