4th Grade News 5/16/16

Mrs. Curtright & Mrs. Foster

Important Information

5/20-Early dismissal at 2:00 for Cabot High School Graduation

4th Grade Graduation will be on Monday, May 23rd at 9:00.

Graduation Festivities and Important Information

9:00-10:00-Graduation Ceremony in the cafeteria

Boys-We ask that boys were slacks or nice jeans. They also need to wear a shirt with a collar and the shirt needs to be tucked in. Dress shoes or nice tennis shoes.

Girls-We ask that girls were a dress or a nice capris/slacks outfit. Please make sure the dress meets the Stagecoach dress code with no spaghetti straps or there is a jacket to cover. Nice shoes or sandals.

10:00-11:00-Portfolio Party

After graduation, parents and visitors will be dismissed to go to the gym for the portfolio party. Students will be able to share their Author Fair and Arkansas projects with their family. They will also share some of their best writing/reading activities completed throughout the year and their favorite math strand, Science lab, and Social Studies project.

5/24-Early dismissal at 2:00

We will have jumpy houses, grilled hot dogs, and Kona Ice on Tuesday, May 24th. All items are free! Students can bring a drink of their choice, and parents are invited to send chips, cookies, etc (Don't forget--it must be store bought!).

5/25-Early dismissal at 2:00

Math, Science, and Social Studies


This week we will complete our geometry module. We will be classifying quadrilaterals and identify attributes of different polygons. We will start the measurement module next week.

Social Studies- Students began research on their Arkansas project topic on Friday. Students are currently working on answering compelling questions about their topic gathered from their research. We will continue our research this week and begin working on our Google Slides presentations. Our goal is to be finished and ready to start presenting next week.

Reading, Writing, Vocab and Word Study

Word Study--All groups will test this Friday over the spelling and ability to write in cursive the months of the year. Students are bringing home an additional practice page. In addition, we are doing quick tests over the spellings of sight words this week. On Monday students are being asked to spell the pre-K high frequency sight words, Tuesday they will spell Kindergarten sight words, Wednesday will be 1st grade, Thursday is 2nd grade, and Friday they will spell the 3rd grade high frequency sight words. Students will bring the grade papers home on Friday. Words they have missed should be practiced--they need to know how to spell these words before 5th grade!

Reading & Writing--We are celebrating our reading and writing this year as we reflect back over our work. We will be working on memory books, reading reflections, and writing letters to authors.

Every Kid in a Park--We will be reading and researching this week about the state and federal parks in America. "Every Kid in a Park" is a White House youth initiative to get get all 4th graders and their families to experience the places that are home to our country's national treasures, rich history, and vibrant culture FREE OF CHARGE! Students will be bringing home their pass for free admission to the parks today in their take home folder. This pass is good through August 31, 2016.

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