Fourth Grade News

March 23-27

4th Grade End of the Year Celebration Volunteers Needed

Please email your child's teacher if you are interested in volunteering for preparation or participation of the 4th Grade Party. It will be on the Wednesday, May 20th from 9-3.

Famous Missourian

A Famous Missourian was assigned to each student on Thursday, March 5, and a parent letter was sent home as well, describing all the details and deadlines for this unit. We hope that by providing this, you will be able to post it on your refrigerator and stay up to date with the weekly expectations. The Famous Missourian Event will be held on April 21st and the kids are so excited!

Creekmoor PTA Carnival

Please join us for our Creekmoor PTA Carnival on April 17 from 6-8:30. A packet went home in your child's take home folder. Included in the packet were Wristband and Pizza Pre-sale form, donation slips, and our class theme basket suggestions. Below are the 4th Grade Class Themes:

Mrs. Hawley: Game Night Theme

Suggestion include board games, card games, Popcorn, Soda, Gift Certificates to Game stop, Itunes, and anything else fun that goes with this theme.

Mrs. Dodson: In the Garden Theme

Suggestions include gardening gloves, soil, seeds, potted plants, gardening tools, bird feed/feeder, gift cards to Home Depot, Lowe's, nursery or anything else that goes with this theme.

Mrs. Morrison: The Grill Master Theme

Suggestions include grilling utensils, spices, BBQ sauces, skewers, basting brush, cooler, BBQ cookbook, gift card to Jack Stack or Oklahoma Joes, portable grill, or anything else that goes with this theme.

Ms. Beck: Italiano Theme

Suggestions include flavored oils, bread, gourmet pastas or sauces, Italian cheese or cookbooks, gift card to Italian restaurants, or anything else you can think of that goes with this theme.

4th Grade Music Concert

The Fourth Grade students will perform on the evening of Friday, May 8th, in conjunction with the school's book fair. The performance is entitled "Mighty Minds." Please have your students dress in nice clothes and please keep your students with you until they line up at 6:50. Concert begins and 7:00.

Important Dates:

March 16-20 Spring Break

March 26 - Picture Day

March 27 - Talent Show @ 6:30

April 2 - Early Release

April 3 - NO SCHOOL

April 10 - Mark Twain Field Trip

April 14 - MEGA fundraising party

April 17 - PTA Carnival & Early Release

April 21 - Famous Missourian

April 23 - Field trip to Nelson Museum of Art

May 1 - Art Auction

May 8 - 4th Grade Music Program

May 14 - Field Day

May 19 - Field Trip

May 20 - 4th Grade End of the Year Party

Next Week's Learning Targets:


I can refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


I can draw evidence from research to build and present knowledge.


I can, given a set of data, create a line plot to represent data including fractions and interpret data.

I can can solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a small unit.

Reading Logs/Tic Tac Toe

We wanted to remind everyone that the Reading Logs and Tic Tac Toes are an ongoing expectations. New logs are sent home each Friday in the Take Home Folder. We recommend the students read 120 minutes per week AND fill out the Tic Tac Toe questions on the back for continued improvement of their reading skills.