Fantastic 4th Grade
Week of January 18, 2016
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
Jan 24 - 29 Box Top ContestJan 26 - Spring Pictures
Feb 2 - Restaurant Spirit Night @ Mooyah Burgers (Independence and Legacy) Hosted by 2nd grade
Feb 12 - Valentine's Day Party
Feb 16 - Talent Show Grades K-2 @ 6:00
Feb 17 - Talent how Grades 3-5 @ 6:00
ALL participants must follow these rules in order to participate in this year’s show.
January Box Top Contest
Hedgcoxe is holding a contest to see whose class can bring in the most Box Tops and Labels for Education. Box Tops and Labels for Education are a great way to support our school. A few important points for you and your student:
- Contest is January 24-29th.
It’s that time of year again! Who is ready to spell? That’s right, our Annual Hedgcoxe Elementary Spelling Bee is just around the corner and you are invited to participate!
Who: 4th and 5th Grade
When: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 @ 8:15 A.M
What: Hedgcoxe Spelling Bee
How: 4th and 5th grade will be competing for the title of Hedgcoxe Spelling Bee Champion. One winner from our school will participate in the district spelling bee. This is the first step on the way to The National Spelling Bee Championships in Washington, D.C.
Clothes Donation Bin
A clothing bin has been delivered to the Hedgcoxe parking lot. The school will receive $0.15 per pound of clothing and shoes we collect each month! Money will be given directly to the school!
Reading / Social Studies: Unit 4 Week 1
Students will review the following skills:
- Strategy: Visualize
- Skill: Theme
- Spiral Review: Character, Setting, Plot
I can discuss and analyze conflict and its challenges.
I can explain the events leading to the annexation of Texas to the United States.
I can write from a historical perspective to persuade others.
Students will be writing a response to a biography.
Students will be studying inflectional endings for Spelling, and the test is scheduled for Friday, January 22.
Monday- Write detail sentences
Tuesday- Write detail sentences
Wednesday-Begin rough draft
Thursday-Clean rough draft due tomorrow
Unit 6 - Fraction Operations
The mathematical focus of Unit 6 is representing and generating fractions to solve problems. Students will represent fractions as a sum of unit fractions, decompose fractions into a sum of fractions, determine fraction equivalence, represent fractions and decimals on a number line, and estimate and solve addition and subtraction problems involving fractions with equal denominators.
Students will begin to understand and communicate the importance of Earth's cycles and systems.
Students will describe how the Earth is constantly changing through the processes of weathering, erosion, and deposition.
Rock Weathering and Erosion