Ms. Price's Class Newsletter

March 23, 2015

4th Grade STAAR Tailgate Celebration Friday, March 27th

When: After school until 4:30pm

Where: Playground Area

Who is invited: All Fabulous 4th Graders

If you would like to volunteer your time, please arrive at 3:00pm

If you would like to contribute any of the following items for our celebration please send them to school no later than Wednesday, March 25th:

2 paces of hotdog buns

1 package shredded cheese

1 dozen cupcakes

Multi-pack small bags of chips

1 package large paper plates

2 liter soda

1 package of napkins

Disposable cups

Disposable forks

Ketchup

Mustard

What We Will Learn This Week

Language Arts

Genre focus: Literary Texts: Tall Tales

Comprehension Focus: Generalizing and Inferring

Amazing Words: (understand the word meaning - not spelling)

temperature, hydrogen, pressure, sediment, geography, agriculture, logging, sawmill, erosion, arch

Writing: Expository Personal Narrative (week 2 of 2)

Written Conventions Focus: Review for Editing and Revising (week 2 of 2)


Math

Spending, Saving,and Sharing; Ways to Save; Fixed and Variable Expenses; Banks and Other Institutions


Science

Life Cycles: Complete and Incomplete Metamorphosis

Homework! - Please help your child be responsible and accountable for doing their Homework daily.

Reading (30 minutes) - iStation OR Book of Choice

Math (30 minutes) - Think Through Math and learn those multiplication math facts

Spelling (10 minutes minimum) - study the pattern, practice the spelling, look for words that fit the pattern

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Date Reminders

March 24 (Tuesday) - Spring Class Pictures (everyone will be in the class picture, no purchase required)

March 26 - Report Cards

March 27 (Friday) - Western Day - wear western attire; picnic @ 12:00; parade @ 12:30

4th Grade Tailgate Party after school until 4:30

March 30-31 - STAAR Writing (4th grade) - no campus visitors

Friday, April 3rd - Bad Weather Make-Up Day

April 21 - STAAR Math (4th grade)

April 22 - STAAR Reading (4th grade)

STAAR Writing Test Monday and Tuesday