Back to School Night

The Basics of 4th Grade

Welcome!

Please try to sit at your child's seat.

Take the time to write a short positive note to your child.

Meet the Teacher

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A little about me

I just got engaged this summer.

I love to travel.

This is my 14th year to teach at Doss Elementary.

I love to teach.

Philosophy

Every person has the right to live up to their potential.

Learning should be fun.

You can do anything if you put your mind to it.

Be the change you want to see in the world. – Ghandi

It’s not how smart you are, but how you are smart. – Howard Gardner

A few Doss Rules

The Subjects - What to Expect

Math

More multi-step word problems

multiplication facts - keep practicing

long division

measurement


Reading

Encourage your child to read daily and ask them questions about what they are reading.

We read novels & short stories


Writing

We will be writing a great deal!

SWT - Special Writing Time - choice

STAAR test in Writing this year

Listen to your child read their stories and help them see how to improve


Science

I love science

Lots of collaborative investigations

Outside time

Yes, they have to science fair - :)


Social Studies

Texas History!


Health

SEL - Social Emotional Learning - please help - there will be parent/student homework at least once a week.

Planner - please read and sign every night AFTER you have seen the homework