4th Grade News

College Week

Fourth Grade Team

Team Leader - Jeanne Hayes jeanne.hayes@pisd.edu

Vanessa Burke vanessa.burke@pisd.edu

Teresa Horton teresa.horton@pisd.edu

Jana Martin jana.martin@pisd.edu

Leisa Rickle leisa.rickle@pisd.edu

Weekly Spelling Words - Compound Words

fishbowl

courtroom

grandparent

heartbroken

campfire

loudspeaker

teammate

skateboard

eyesight

waterproof


Vocabulary Words:

skyscraper

glorious

barbecue

swarms

strutting

Vocabulary from story

1. collage - a picture made from many small pieces put together

2. barbecue - a meal that has been prepared on a grill

3. glorious - full of beauty and wonder

4. strutting - walking proudly, often in an exaggerated manner

5. swarms - many of something together in a group

6. skyscrapers - very tall buildings

Upcoming Events

EVERY TUESDAY IS LIBRARY DAY - Please help your child place their books into their school bag on this day.


***This week is College Week at Shepard

  • see attached flyer to celebrate the theme of each day


Wednesday, January 13, 2016

  • Topic 5 Math Test


Friday, January 15, 2016

  • Spelling Test
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Please help your child remember to bring a jacket, mittens, and possibly a hat

We will be going outside for recess on chilly days and want your child to be comfortable so they can enjoy the fresh air!

Parent Resources

Big Brainz - math fact fluency for all operations

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/UserGuides/BigBrainzHomeUseLetter_rev.pdf


Think Through Math

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/UserGuides/TTM_2014.pdf


ConnectEd - Reading book, allows access to the stories read in class each week

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/UserGuides/ConnectEd-home-password.pdf


pearson.pisd.edu - Used for both math & social studies assignments

**Periodically check Pearson for Social Studies/Math updates and assignments.


plano.discoveryeducation.com - Science Tech Book