Fantastic 4th Grade
Week of February 1, 2016
4th Grade Instagram Page
4th grade has an Instagram page and we would like for you to follow us! We are only allowing parents to follow our page. If you have an Instagram page, please send me your username so I can identify you after you request access to our private page. The fourth grade page is called "Hedgcoxe_2017" and we can't wait for you to see the pictures that we post on our page!
Instagram Username: Hedgcoxe_2017
Six Flags Read to Succeed Program
Hedgcoxe is participating in the Six Flags Read to Succeed program. Students can earn a free ticket to Six Flags by completing 6 hours, or 360 minutes, of recreational reading. Be sure to use the attached reading log to document time spent reading. A parent letter is also attached that gives more information about the program. Reading logs are due to teachers by February 26th.
ALL participants must follow these rules in order to participate in this year’s show.
Reading / Social Studies: Unit 4 Week 3
Next week, students will review the following skills:
· Strategy: Generating Questions
· Skill: Author’s Purpose
Spiral Review: Description, Context Clues (Definitions)
I can describe the impact of the Civil War on Texas.
I can write an expository essay.
Students will be writing a persuasive essay.
Students will be studying words with /ü/, /u/, /u/ and the test is scheduled for Friday, February 5.
Students will have a test on capitalization, editing with punctuation marks, and comparative/superlative adjectives. Students have notes in their LA spiral to help them review for the test on Friday.
Monday- New Writing Prompt: Pick, List, Choose
Tuesday- Main Idea Sentences
Complete Sentences Video
Quotation Marks Video
Correlative Conjunctions Video
The mathematical focus is representing and generating fractions to solve problems. Students will represent fractions as a sum of unit fractions, decompose fractions into a sum of fractions, determine fraction equivalence, represent fractions and decimals on a number line, and estimate and solve addition and subtraction problems involving fractions with equal denominators.
Students will begin to understand and communicate the importance of Earth's cycles and systems.
Students will describe how the Earth is constantly changing through the processes of weathering, erosion, and deposition.
Rock Weathering and Erosion