Fourth-grade News

Hosp Elementary, Frisco, Texas

Field Day on Monday

Parents, you are invited to volunteer at our super fun Field Day on Monday, May 11. You'll rotate with fourth grade, help with games, and cheer on our students. (Please note that the makeup day, in the event of bad weather or drenched fields, is Monday, May 18.)

Here is all the information you and your child need to make the day fun!

Where: Hosp Campus

Volunteers:

1. Report to Mrs. Ferguson, in the front office to receive your volunteer badge (please make sure to bring identification)

2. At 8:15 a.m., you will need to go to the gym.

3. A leader will be assigned for each grade level at this meeting.

4. Each assigned leader will be responsible for reading the directions for that particular event.

5. Each assigned leader will need to also see Coach Morgan to receive a whistle.


Children need to …


  • Wear: Shorts, Grade level T-shirt, Tennis Shoes, Sunscreen (no sharing due to allergies), Ball Cap and Sun Shades
  • Bring: Sack lunch with child’s name on it, or you may go through the lunch line, and water bottle labeled with child’s name


If you would like a copy of the map and schedule, please click here and scroll to the bottom for the Field Day documents.


Reminders:


  • It’s important to be at each event on time!
  • Trash cans will be set up around the building so students will have easy access to throw their trash away.


Thank you!

Coach Morgan & Coach Silmi

WHAT ARE WE LEARNING NEXT WEEK?

Math: Multi-step word problems

Science: Organisms and environments: Owls

Reading: Synthesizing; novel studies

Writing: Imaginative stories

Grammar: Punctuating dialogue

Social Studies: Dust Bowl

THANK YOU!

Parents, thank you for making this week so wonderful for us! We deeply appreciate all the effort that went into making Teacher Appreciation Week so meaningful and successful.


Also, thank you for attending Open House and allowing your children to share the results of their hard work this year. We are proud of our fourth-graders!

BOOK CHARACTER PARADE

DBQ: What caused the Dust Bowl?

Fourth-graders are studying and analyzing documents to answer the question "What caused the Dust Bowl?" Visit with your child about what we're learning. Try these questions to get the discussion moving:
  • Why were there so many farmers in the Southern Plains in the 1930s?
  • What was the mood of the United States in the 1930s?
  • What did a "black blizzard" look like? How big was it?
  • How did advances in technology contribute to the Dust Bowl?

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION BREAKFAST

Parents, we are incredibly thankful for the time, energy and resources you devote to Hosp Elementary and fourth grade! We hope you'll attend the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast in your honor -- a small way to say thank you! Join us Friday, May 15, any time between 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. in the Hosp Library.

FOURTH-GRADE SCIENTISTS AT WORK

LEARN MORE ABOUT FRISCO ISD

Whether you've lived here for a decade or just moved to Frisco, you're sure to learn something new about our school district from this informative presentation. Click here for facts and figures on our fast-growing community.

NEED THE SPELLING LIST?

You can find current spelling lists on our web page. Click here for the link.

40-BOOK CHALLENGE

All fourth-graders have been encouraged this year to read at least 40 books, representing various genres.
  • Poetry
  • Traditional literature
  • Realistic fiction
  • Historical fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Science fiction
  • Mystery
  • Informational nonfiction
  • Biography/autobiography/memoir
  • Chapter books (reader's choice)

Please check in with your child to ask how his/her list is shaping up! We are halfway through the school year, so students who have been tracking their reading should have about 20 books listed so far.


Big congratulations to these students who have accomplished the 40-Book Challenge and are featured on a bulletin board in the main hallway!

  • Sethu
  • Anirudh
  • Suhani
  • Pavan
  • Ishita
  • Iniya
  • Timi
  • Aditi
  • Sadaf
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ACCESS TO THE STUDENT LEARNING HUB

The Student Learning Hub offers links to curriculum-related resources. For example, you can view state standards for all subjects; characteristics of reading genres; and videos that explain how math concepts are taught in the district. Your child's homeroom teacher has already sent a click sheet that walks you through the login process. Please let us know if you have questions.