4th Grade News
April 4 - 8, 2016: Mrs. Crain's Class
Calling all Mothers and Sons!
The cost is $20 for one mother and one son and $25 for one mother and multiple sons. Financial assistance is offered - please contact Mrs. Long or Mrs. Standridge.
Mr. Taylor is also looking for dads to volunteer at the ball - there is a meeting at 6:30 pm on Thursday, April 14 for dads.
Upcoming Dates and Events
- Mon, April 4: Science Fair projects due
- Wed, April 6: Last day for Mother/Son ball registrations
- Tue, April 12: Report cards come home
- Tue, April 19: Spring pictures
- Fri, April 22: Mother/Son ball
- Wed, April 27: Early Release
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."
For the next two weeks, we will read texts about the Titanic. Students will practice locating text evidence, making inferences, and summarizing. Students will also compare and contrast different viewpoints of the same historical event.
Please continue to use Moby Max and IXL at home EVERY NIGHT to review math skills previously learned. We are learning new objectives right up until the
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.MD.A.1: Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table. For example, know that 1 ft is 12 times as long as 1 in. Express the length of a 4 ft snake as 48 in. Generate a conversion table for feet and inches listing the number pairs (1, 12), (2, 24), (3, 36), ...
4.L.1 Understand the effects of environmental changes, adaptations and behaviors that enable animals (including humans) to survive in changing habitats.
- 4.L.1.1 Give examples of changes in an organism’s environment that are beneficial to it and some that are harmful.
- 4.L.1.2 Explain how animals meet their needs by using behaviors in response to information received from the environment.
- 4.L.1.3 Explain how humans can adapt their behavior to live in changing habitats (e.g., recycling wastes, establishing rain gardens, planting trees and shrubs to prevent flooding and erosion).
- 4.L.1.4 Explain how differences among animals of the same population sometimes give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing in changing habitats.