4th Grade Newsletter

January 25th-January 29th

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Math this Week:

Benchmarking Fractions

Daily Problem Solving


3's Division Timed Test and Weekly Homework

Reading this Week:

Media literacy

-What is media

-Advertising Techniques

-Positive & Negative effects

Review (within media literacy)

-Author’s purpose

-Text Structure

-Fact and Opinion

Writing this Week

  • Expository Writing

  • Writing Process (brainstorming, planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing)

Social Studies this Week

We will be studying Stephen F. Austin and his efforts to colonize Texas.

Science this Week:

Continue studying weather and make predictions using weather maps, weather symbols, and a map key

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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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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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Important Dates to Remember

Monday, January 25th- Purple Picnic

Wednesday, February 3rd- Wetlands Field Trip Money is Due!

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

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