Fantastic 4th Grade
Week October 17, 2016
- Parent Education Night - Wednesday, October 19th from 5:00 to 6:30
- We will still be accepting Fitnic Donations into next week
- History Fair Letters - Students that expressed an interest in 2016 PISD History Fair received information today. Please sign and return the form in order to get an information booklet
- Temperature Changes - Please encourage your child to bring a light jacket to school. We have a morning recess, and the temperature sometimes requires a light jacket.
- Box Tops - https://www.smore.com/m08q6
Mark your calendar now for Rainbow Week the week of October 17-October 21! Rainbow week promotes the importance of eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Each day on the Hedgcoxe lunch menu different fruit or vegetable will be offered. Students are encouraged to wear a shirt coordinating with that color of fruit or vegetable of the day. We hope this week brings new favorites to your taste buds!
Monday, October 17th – Yellow-Corn
Tuesday, October 18th – Orange-Oranges Smiles
Wednesday, October 19th – Green- Green Beans
Thursday, October 20th –Red-Watermelon
Friday, October 21st –Blue-Blueberries
Science Fair Information
Dear Parents: It is time once again to prepare for the Elementary Science and Engineering Fair. Participation in this annual event is voluntary, we want to encourage interested students to take advantage of this opportunity to exhibit their knowledge. Please complete and return the form.
Red Ribbon Week
Monday: “Voting for my Future to Be …….Drug Free!”
· Wear Red, White and Blue
· Students will receive Drug Free wristbands.
Tuesday: “Be a Hero Everyday…Stay Drug Free!”
· Dress as your favorite super hero OR your “real life” hero!
· Students will sign a grade level banner promising a drug free life!
Wednesday: “Believe, Achieve, Succeed…Drug Free!”
· Wear your favorite team shirt/jersey and show your team you believe they can achieve!
· Students will receive pencils.
Thursday: “Wake Up…..Drug Free!”
· Come to school in your pajamas!
Friday: “Love Yourself…Don’t Do Drugs!”
· Wear RED
· Students will receive “temporary tattoos.”
· Assembly at 1:30 with Mavs Man and Champ!!!
Remember…What You Do Shows Who You Are!
Class of 2025
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 "Hedgcoxe2025" and we can't wait for you to see the pictures that we post on our page!
Instagram Username: Hedgcoxe2025
Click the link to view the PowerPoint from the 4th grade Parent Writing Meeting
Click here for the information from our 4th Grade Parent Information Meeting on August 30, 2016.
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Matter, Force, and Motion
(Oct.17 - Dec. 16)
Students will know …
- matter changes states when enough heat energy is added to it or subtracted from it.
- solutions are a special type of mixture and the ingredients in a solution are spread out evenly in every part of the mixture.
- different methods can be used to separate the substances of a mixture.
- a mixture is a combination of two or more ingredients that can be separated by physical means.
- various forces.
- frictional forces affect motion.
- friction produces heat energy.
- gravity is an attraction between two objects and is the force that keeps all matter on Earth at the surface.
Unit 3 and 4 - Multiplication and Division
The mathematical focus of Unit 3 is using multiplication and division to solve problems with efficiency and accuracy. Students will use strategies and algorithms to multiply up to a four-digit number by a one digit number and to multiply a two-digit number by a two-digit number. Students also will use strategies and algorithms to divide up to a four-digit dividend by a one-digit divisor. They will be expected to solve with fluency one- and two-step problems involving multiplication and division, including remainders.
Strategy: Monitor comprehension
Skill: Author’s purpose
Review: Compare and contrast
- Point of view
- Line break
Grammar: Punctuating dialogue (quotation marks and commas)
Spelling: Digraphs U2W2
Narrative paragraph using the writing process.
Social Studies: Identify and explain the origins of various American Indian groups in Texas and North America.