4th Grade Newsletter

March 28th - April 1st

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STAAR Writing Test is this Tuesday, March 29th!

* Be sure to get your kids to bed early!

*Wear some comfortable clothes!

*Wake up early enough to get nice and refreshed!

* Eat a healthy breakfast!

* Get to school on time!


You all have worked hard and you will do amazing!! Your 4th grade Teachers are proud of you and think you have what it takes to Rock the STAAR!! Take a deep breath on Tuesday and show how AMAZING you are!!! Good Luck! Your 4th Grade Teachers

Writing this Week

  • STAAR Review/Test-taking strategies on Monday (Bring your devices)

  • STAAR WRITING TEST ON TUESDAY

  • FREE DAY on Wednesday…students may bring electronic device and/or board game

Reading this Week:

  • Poetry

  • Expository Text

  • STAAR review cards

Math this Week:

· No Timed Test or Math Weekly Homework due to Writing STAAR

· Measuring angles with a protractor

· Find adjacent angle measurements

Science this Week

Investigate that most producers need sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make their own food, while consumers are dependent on other organisms for food

Describe the flow of energy in food chains

Food chain quiz moved from last week to Friday of this week.

Social Studies this Week

In Social Studies, we will finish the Mexican War and begin discussing the Civil War in Texas.

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No Homework!

Due to the Writing STAAR test this week, we would like for the kids to rest and then relax, so we will not have any homework. :-)


That means that we will not have a spelling test or a math timed test this week.

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

Monday, March 28th-Wright-D

Tuesday, March 29th -Clements-A

Wednesday, March 30th-Stinnett-F

Thursday, March 31st- DeLaCruz-B

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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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Important Dates to Remember

Tuesday, March 29th-Writing STAAR

Monday, April 4th- Math Benchmark

Tuesday, April 5th- Reading Benchmark

Wednesday, April 13th- 5th Grade Parent Information night at Mary Lillard at 6:00 P.M.

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