Fourth Grade Newsletter

Welcome Back!

There is no school on Friday.

STAAR Writing Test is on Tuesday, March 29th.


Please encourage your child to read, read, read this week! Reading great books can influence great writing!


This week students are immersed in Camp-Write-Along! Students will spend the week using great essay strategies. We will work on structure, elaboration, and craft. Students will practice revising and editing strategies as well.

DON’T FORGET! The STAAR Writing test will be administered on Tuesday, March 29th. One week from today! Make sure you child gets a good night’s sleep and eats a hearty breakfast so they have lots of energy to concentrate.

Social Studies

Social studies will be on hiatus this week as we prepare for the STAAR test. When it returns, we will begin examining Texas’ road to statehood.


Students will continue working with measurement this week. Help your child at home with metric and customary conversions.


Students will be designing their own sun dials this week, and reading about amazing scientists.

They will also learn how to read tide tables.