SRE 4th Grade News
May 14, 2015

4TH grade team! From left to right. Mrs. Garcia, Mrs. Cunningham, Mrs. Covarelli, Mrs. Sample, Mrs. Young. Center: Mr. Mahler

Upcoming Dates
5/14- LAST DAY TO CHECK OUT LIBRARY BOOKS
5/15- Field Day- Indoor due to weather. Parade @8:00 indoors! Volunteer Appreciation lunch! :)
5/18- Progress Reports
5/19- Fine Arts Night 5:30-7
5/21- ALL LIBRARY BOOKS DUE!

5/25- Memorial Day AND bad weather make up day, Special Assembly @9:00, students wear field day shirt!
5/28- Night of No Limits- Byron Nelson HS- 6:00-8:00pm
Students are selected to present. Teachers will notify parents of this soon :)


SUMMER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Click link to take you to district page with information ( also see attachments in your child's teacher email or ask if you would like more info)
http://www.nisdtx.org/Page/1262

What is your child learning in LA/SS
By the end of this week (5/11-5/15) your child should be able to:
- write their final draft explaining what caused The Dust Bowl
- research a Texas city and plan a 3 day staycation on a budget
- understand the planning and budgeting that goes into planning a trip for a family
- reflect and discuss challenges with this project
- write a call to action explaining their learning and options for trip


By the end of next week (5/18-5/22) you child should be able to:
- research a Texas city and plan a 3 day staycation on a budget
- understand the planning and budgeting that goes into planning a trip for a family
- reflect and discuss challenges with this project
- write a call to action explaining their learning and options for trip
- apply skills to complete various challenge and extended thinking activities.
-Present call to action from Texas Staycation Research project to class


What is your child learning in Math/Science
By the end of this week (5/11-5/15) your child should be able to:
-Describe how we can use pictures, numbers, and words to compare and order fractions.Identify and generate equivalent fractions.
-Add fractions with different denominators using knowledge of equivalent fractions.
-Name and illustrate the phases of the moon.
-Describe how the moons position relative to the earth and sun contributes to the phases of the moon.Identify the length of the moon’s cycle around the earth.

By the end of next week (5/18-5/22) your child should be able to:
-Demonstrate an ability to use the traditional algorithms for all four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
-Demonstrate an ability to solve problems involving all four operations.
-Demonstrate an ability to solve multiple-step problems involving all four operations.
-Utilize technology to showcase an understanding of the moon’s phases.
-Explain the phases of the moon as it revolves around the Earth to an audience.