4th Grade News

Math Camp for Parents: Thursday, 2-4-2016 from 6-7:30 pm

Fourth Grade Team

Team Leader - Jeanne Hayes jeanne.hayes@pisd.edu

Vanessa Burke vanessa.burke@pisd.edu

Teresa Horton teresa.horton@pisd.edu

Jana Martin jana.martin@pisd.edu

Leisa Rickle leisa.rickle@pisd.edu


The Parent Resources Tab has been updated.

New user guides have been updated by the district so if you had trouble accessing programs online before please use the new information given and try again. Think Through Math is a very important tool for your child's success. Your child will be given some homework each week to do in Think Through Math. Think Through Math practice increases the chance of STAAR success in math and your child's readiness for 5th grade. Please have your child login to Think Through Math each week to practice their skills.

Weekly Spelling Words - change y to i

funnier

communities

pennies

worried

replied

varied

abilities

carries

easily

silliest


Vocabulary words:

investigates

nutrients

prehistoric

solitary

territory

"Life and Times of the Ant" Vocabulary

1. investigates- finding something out about something

2. solitary- alone

3. territory- the area in which something lives

4. communication - an exchange of information

5. nutrients- vitamins and minerals needed for life

6. prehistoric- time before recorded history

Upcoming Events

"Healthy Friends Month"


Monday - wear green for vegetables

Tuesday - blue for dairy

Wednesday - orange for grains

Thursday - purple for proteins

Friday - red for fruit


Wednesday
  • Science Quiz


Thursday


Friday

  • Spelling Test
  • Fruity Friday - bring a fruit snack (fruit roll-ups or chews will not be considered in the count for each class contest)
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Please help your child remember to bring a jacket, mittens, and possibly a hat

We will be going outside for recess on chilly days and want your child to be comfortable so they can enjoy the fresh air!

Parent Resources

Big Brainz - math fact fluency for all operations

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/UserGuides/BigBrainzHomeUseLetter_rev.pdf


Think Through Math

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/UserGuides/TTM_StudentLogin_2015.pdf

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/UserGuides/TTM_ParentLetter_English_2015.pdf


ConnectEd - Reading book, allows access to the stories read in class each week

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/UserGuides/ConnectEd-home-password.pdf


pearson.pisd.edu - Used for both math & social studies assignments

**Periodically check Pearson for Social Studies/Math updates and assignments.

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/UserGuides/PearsonRealize_GettingStarted2015.pdf


plano.discoveryeducation.com - Science Tech Book

http://k-12.pisd.edu/hotspot/Discovery%20Education.pdf