Mrs. Hopgood's 4th Grade Newsletter

Classroom Edition - Week #18, 1/19/2015

Important Information and Dates!!!!

Life Principle of the Week--Attitude

Definition: ATTITUDE--A feeling or way of thinking that affects a person’s behavior.

“Nothing can stop the person with the right mental attitude from achieving their goal.” Thomas Jefferson


Jan 26 - Academic Fair Projects are due in class AM

Jan 27--5:45 PM PTA meeting

Jan 27--6:00 PM Academic Fair

Feb 9-13--Book Fair

Feb 10--Muffins for Mom 7:00 AM

Feb 16--President's Day--Student Holiday

Feb 18--3rd & 4th Benchmark--Reading

Feb 19--3rd & 4th Benchmark--Math, 5th Science

Feb 24--3rd Grade Choir Performance--6:00 PM

Feb 27--11:20--Early Release--Staff Development

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What We are Learning This Week!!!

Math - Place Value, Comparing numbers, Rounding

Science - Weather

Writing -Narratives - Examining Good Writing _Writing Personal Narratives

ELAR - Language Arts - Conjunctions, prepositions and prepositional phrases, transitions, abbreviations

Reading - Root words, inferences, analogies, cause-and-effect

Social Studies - Texas Independence - Major Battles - Timelines