Fantastic 4th Grade

Week of November 16th

4th Grade Instagram Page

4th grade has an Instagram page and we would like for you to follow us! We are only allowing parents to follow our page. If you have an Instagram page, please send me your username so I can identify you after you request access to our private page. The fourth grade page is called "Hedgcoxe_2017" and we can't wait for you to see the pictures that we post on our page!


Instagram Username: Hedgcoxe_2017

Important Dates

Tuesday, November 17 - History Fair Entry due

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - Science Fair Entry Due

Upcoming Tests

Thursday, November 19 - Science Test

Friday. November 20 - Math Test Topics 3-8

Supplies/Donations Needed

*If you have any extra newspapers or magazines, please have your child bring them to school on Monday. We will be using them in a text features scavenger hunt.

PACE Referrals

ALL PACE REFERRALS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9TH. PLEASE TURN IN REFERRALS TO YOUR CHILD’S GRADE LEVEL TEACHER, OR TO OUR GIFTED SPECIALIST, MARGOT ANDERSON. YOU MAY ALSO DROP REFERRALS OFF IN THE FRONT OFFICE, TO MRS. ANDERSON’S ATTENTION. ACCORDING TO DISTRICT POLICY, NO LATE REFERRALS MAY BE ACCEPTED. DOWNLOAD AND PRINT REFERRALS AT THIS SITE: http://www.pisd.edu/parents/advanced.academics/gifted.pace/index.shtml THE QUESTIONS CONTAINED IN THE REFERRAL ARE LENGTHY AND REQUIRE DETAILED RESPONSES. PLEASE CONSIDER THIS WHEN PREPARING YOUR CHILD’S REFERRAL. THE REFERRAL DEADLINE IS ONLY 13 SCHOOL DAYS AWAY!

Thank you very much for your help! Let me know if you have questions…


Margot Anderson

Reading/Social Studies

Students will review the following skills:

-Making inferences

-Sequencing

-Text Features

-Complete sentences with subject/verb agreement


Learning Targets:

Students will…

· I can express ideas based on knowledge and experience.

· I can identify and compare the characteristics of the Spanish and Mexican governments and their influence on Texas.

· I can write to synthesize my learning.

Language Arts/Writing


  • Students will be practicing the structure of expository compositions next week.
  • The Spelling test is scheduled for Friday (r-controlled vowels).


Writing: Week 3 Writing Homework

Monday- Revise (ARMS) and SOPHIA M

Tuesday- Focus on beginning, elaborative detail, main event

Wednesday-Edit (CUPS)

Thursday-Write Final Copy - parent signature

Math

Students will continue to learn how to multiply 2-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers using multiple strategies.

Topics 3-8 Test, which will cover Multiplication and Division, will be Friday, 11/20.

Science

Students will explore electromagnetism and review for assessment.

Awesome Links

mypisd.net

pearson.pisd.edu (do not use Internet Explorer)

khanacademy.org (do not use Internet Explorer)

lexile.com

expanded algorithm for multiplying 2-digit by 2-digit numbers