4th Grade Times

Weekly Newsletter for Parker/Gonzalez Families

Week 9: October 17-21, 2016

This and That

Thank you, parents, for attending conferences for your child. And thank you for all you do at home to help support their learning!

  • Computer Lab week (Mrs. Gonzalez's class will have a make-up Spanish day on Wed)
  • Homework Club in Mrs. Parker's room on M/W/Th, 2:45-3:30 p.m.
  • Mon, Oct. 17th- Grace Lin Author Visit for 3rd-5th grades
  • Wed, Oct. 19th- Workshop Wednesday, 2:00-2:50

Questions of the Week

Language Arts and Social Studies (Mrs. Parker)

-What region are you doing for your social studies travel brochure?

-What was Anansi Does the Dance about?

-Let me see how well I know my Texas cities and rivers (take the TX map quiz)

-What is Shiloh about so far?

-Tell me if these reasons are too close to each other, and why or why not:

Topic: Ice Cream R1- Toppings, R2- Fun to go out with my family R3- chocolate syrup

Math and Science (Mrs. Gonzalez)

  1. Show me how the "Magic Zero Rule" works for multiplication.
  2. How do you estimate the product of 456 x 8?
  3. Can you demonstrate the "break apart" method for multiplication? Try it on 259 x 3.
  4. What causes matter to change states?
  5. When matter changes states, what happens to the molecules?