4th Grade News

Week of May 2nd-6th

Homework

Language--no homework due May 2nd or May 9th

Math- TEKS review page due Monday, May 2nd

Reading

We are playing a bit of catch-up this week, so there is no homework. We are having a reading comprehension test and finishing up our Hector thinking projects.


Next week we will have a crime to solve! SHHH! The principal has been KIDNAPPED!!!

(to review our close reading and digging deeper)


Students can bring a small pillow OR stuffed animal all next week.

Language

We have keyboarded 3 of our best poems and reflected on the challenges and fun found in poetry. After reviewing numerous biographies of people important to Texas, students will request their top 3 choices and begin the research process.


Cursive Alert!!! We have practiced the lower case cursive alphabet (as well as some of the upper case letters). I am now requiring the use of cursive for certain assignments (short answers that don't require a great deal of thought). While some students are sure this is cruel and unusual punishment, they are all improving on this skill through the practice. You may hear loads of grumbling about it.

Volunteer luncheon Rescheduled!

Thursday, May 5th, 12:15pm

NCE library 20500 Kingsland

We appreciate all our wonderful parents do to support NCE and honor them with this luncheon each year. Please come and join us to receive a bit of thanks for your dedication.

Science

We are learning about plant and animal adaptations through mimicry and camouflage. Students will be doing investigations to discover how plants and animals use their adaptations to live and survive in their ecosystem. They will also discover how these organisms develop adaptations that change over time in response to their environment.

Math

This week we finished our geometry unit by adding and subtracting angles and comparing shapes based on attributes.

Next week, we will review all of the content we have learned thus far. Students will work in groups and partners to answer review questions. We will go over the questions and clear up an confusion by playing review games.