4th Grade Newsletter Jan. 18-22

Ms. Hampton's 4th Grade Class

What's Happening!

Curriculum News for the Week of

January18-22, 2016


Reading/LA:
Testing on Mondays for Team 1 Hampton/Looney & Friday for Team 2 Crutcher/Keeton/Tate


Reading/Language Arts:

Story of the Week: Paul Bunyan

Skills: Generalization and Inferencing

Grammar: Irregular Verbs/Suffixes

Novel Study: Maniac Magee (Team 1-Hampton & Looney)

Amazing Words of the Week:

temperature, hydrogen, pressure, sediment, geography, agriculture, logging, sawmill, erosion, arch

Challenge Spelling Words:

country’s countries’ witness’s witnesses’ laboratory’s

laboratories’

Spelling Words

it's

ours

mine

yours

family’s

families’

man’s

men’s

girl’s

girls’

hers

theirs

brother’s

brothers’

teacher’s

teachers’

aunt’s

aunts’

boy’s

boys’

Vocabulary Words

announcement

feature

harness

lumberjacks

requirements

thaw

unnatural

untamed



What’s going on in 4th Grade?

Math: Chapter 6 Test Thursday; Begin Chapter 7: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Looney: Rock and Roll Fraction Project due Friday, January 22nd.

History: Social and Economic Changes in Alabama Education and Culture

Science: Motion and Design Unit

Spelling: Homework (Crutcher)- Mon. ABC order (1-20), Tue. Define (1-10 only), Wed. Writing Prompt using at least 10 spelling words Thur. three times each (1-20) and Fri. Spelling Test (Hampton) Mon. 1-10 Definitions, Tues. 11-21 Sentences, Wed. 5-10 Words for Short Story, Thurs. Pretest (Low grade=write words 5 times each) Fri. Test

Important Happenings

January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day/NO

School

January 19, 2016 PTO Night/Math Night

January 25, 2016 Husky Time Out with Principal

January 29, 2016 Spirit Night at 32 Degrees

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