4th Grade FUNdementals

Dove Elementary School

What We Are Learning This Week:

Math: Addition and Subtraction Multistep Word Problems and perimeter. IMPORTANT: Please continue working with your child on basic multiplication facts because we will start multi-digit multiplication when we return from the break.

**NO MATH HOMEWORK until next year (January 2015)**

Reading: Sequencing

Language Arts: Middle of the Year Narrative Benchmark

Social Studies: European Explorers

Science: Soil and it's Properties

Miscellaneous Must Haves

Upcoming Events...

Here's what's going on this week at Dove Elementary...

Tuesday, Dec. 16th - Geography Bee

Tuesday, Dec. 16th @ 11:00 - Author Visit

Friday, Dec. 19th @ 9:00 - Dynamic Drummers & Choir Performance

Friday, Dec. 19th @ 10:30 - Parties

Friday, Dec. 19th @ 11:45 - Early Release

Tuesday, Jan. 5th - Student Holiday/Teacher Work Day

Christmas Party

We have a "Polar Express" theme for THIS Friday, so students are encouraged to wear their pajamas. The parties will start at 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Students will play games, make an edible craft, and have fruit, cookies, and hot chocolate. Please contact your child's homeroom mom if you have any questions.

Christmas Break Details

Mark your calendar for our next "early release" day on Friday, Dec. 19th. This is also the day that we will have our Christmas Parties.

There will be NO SCHOOL for Christmas Break starting Dec. 22nd through Jan. 2nd and a teacher work day on Monday, Jan. 5th. School resumes on Tuesday, Jan. 6th.

Christmas Parade Float WINNERS!

We are sending a humungous "Earth Trembling" CONGRATULATIONS to all of our Dove Dads who worked countless hours on our Dove Christmas Parade float. The took FIRST PLACE, and it was well deserved. All of our 4th graders also did a wonderful job contributing with post cards from around the world. High-five a DOVE DAD when you see one!!

Austin Field Trip!!

It's about that time of the year to start preparing for our big field trip to Austin, TX. We have schedule May 14th as our travel day. Please be on the lookout for more information coming in January.

CiCi's Pizza Night Standings...

Here are the totals through November:

2nd Grade $358.62

1st Grade $350.76

4th Grade $303.62

5th grade $224.67

Kinder $214.02

3rd Grade $72.79