Fourth Grade Newsletter

Mahan & Fritzenmeier - Week of Dec. 1st - 5th

Important Dates

Report Cards were sent home last Friday. Please sign rand return report card envelopes to your child's teacher this week. Thank you!

Dec. 8th - 6:15 PTA Meeting and Choir Musical (book fair will be open for one hour after the choir performance)

Dec. 12th - Nutcracker Day

Special Guest

On Friday, the Mahan/Fritz classes have the chance to learn about Hanukkah thanks to Mrs. Schwartz. Part of the social studies curriculum is to expose students to other cultures. Mrs. Schwartz and Noah will be sharing some of the things that they will be doing during Hanukkah. This is the perfect opportunity to experience their customs and traditions first hand.


Curriculum Corner

Reading- Summarizing, main idea, compare/contrast fiction and nonfiction text

Writing- revising and editing personal narrative essay

Math- review angles, longdivision, double digit multiplication, long division, stem and leaf plot, and introduce protractors

Science- Moon phases, tides and seasons

Social Studies- finish Karankawa Indians and complete Indian "pop up" books

Vocabulary Words

Fervor - intensity; passion; zeal; earnestness

Fowl - any bird raised or hunted for food; the meat of that bird

Prevail - to be victorious; to persuade

Runt - undersized; a small person or animal

Succor - help; relief; assistance

Blue Spelling words

hour--lamb--knew--wrench--kneel

thumbs--honest--answer--honesty

plumber--honor--known--combs

wrapper--knives--doubt--knead

wriggle--heir--wrinkle--knuckles

wrestle--person--pearl--shirt

Green Spelling Words

autumn--lambs--knowledge--wrench

kneel--thumbs--honesty--wreckage

resign--plumber--honorable--knapsack

combs--wrapper--knives--doubt--knead

wriggle--heiress--wrinkle--knuckles

wrestle--superbly--dangerous--whirlwind