Mrs. Hopgood's 4th Grade Newsletter

Classroom Edition - Week #12, 11/10/2014

Important Information and Dates!!!!

What a wonderful time we had at the Fish Fry!!!! I was glad to see all of you that attended.

Life Principle of the Week--Compassion

Definition: The ability to share one another’s feelings or ideas.

"It is easier to leave angry words unspoken than to mend a heart those words have broken."---John Roger and Peter McWilliams

Report Cards were sent out today!!! Please check your child's folder.

Nov 11--2nd Grade Music Performance--6:00 pm

Nov 11--Reflections Awards and Presentations--6:20 pm

Nov 13 - Mrs. Hopgood's Birthday

Nov 14--Veteran's Day Assembly

Nov 20--Cafeteria--Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov 21--Kinder & 1st Thanksgiving Feast


Dec 5--5th Grade Field Trip

Dec 12--4th Grade Field Trip to State Capitol--Austin

Dec 16--Chavez Choir Performance

Dec 18--Polar Express Day

Dec 19--Early Release Day 11:30 am

Dec 22- Jan 5 Christmas Holidays

What We are Learning This Week!!!

Math - Area and Perimeter

Science - Forms of Energy - Electrical circuits, conductors and insulators,

Writing -Writing Narratives - Pre planning a paper, editing, conferencing with other writers for ideas, details, details, details, making revisions, and final drafts.

ELAR - Language Arts - Analogies, Fact and Opinion, Inferencing

Reading -Informational Text - Text Structures, Main Idea, Summary.

Social Studies - Explorers in Texas. Cabeza de Vaca, Coronado, and LaSalle.