4th Grade Parent Night RED BLOCK Mrs. Meredith Mr. Platt Mrs. Robinson BLUE BLOCK Mrs. Brittain Mrs. McBee Mrs. Serrato Follow us on Twitter! www.twitter.com RED BLOCK BLUE BLOCK Mrs. Meredith @MrsMeredith4CCE Mrs. Brittain @MrsBrittain4CCE Mr. Platt @PlattsMVPs Mrs. McBee @MrsMcBee4CCE Mrs. Robinson @RobinsonCCE4 Mrs. Serrato @Serrato4CCE If you don’t want to use Twitter you can get text updates by texting “Follow teacher’s handle” to 40404. Example Text: Follow @robinsoncce4 Contact Information Email: All of our email addresses are on the newsletter each week. Phone: 254-761-5755 Conference Days: Mondays and Fridays Conference Time: 12:50-1:50 We are here every day until 4:00. Email is the best way to contact us. We will respond within 24 hours. In the Classroom Departmentalized Classrooms Centers/Hands-On Activities (few paper activities) Small Groups Community Supplies (scissors, glue, map pencils, markers) Computer lab as needed Library on Thursdays Math Mrs. Meredith & Mrs. Brittain Multiplication Facts Multiplication quizzes every Friday We encourage parents to help with homework. We are available for homework help MondayThursday from 7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Reading & Social Studies Mr. Platt & Mrs. McBee Students must read at home (reading log: 100+ min.) We are working on . . . Comprehension, Accuracy and Fluency Inferencing Summarizing Making Connections Geography & History of Texas Field trip to Austin in the spring Writing & Science Mrs. Robinson & Mrs. Serrato Narrative & Expository Compositions Grammar Skills Revising/Editing Lab Experiments (once weekly) Science lessons correspond with weekly lab 4th Grade Curriculum Here is the link to the TEA website that gives shows you everything that your child will learn this year. http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148 Directions Click on the subject, Click on the words Subchapter A. Elementary Scroll down to the 4th Grade Section PAWS Folder (Take Home Folder) Students bring this home every night. Check the front pocket for important notes. Send notes for the teachers in the front pocket. Graded papers go home each Wednesday. Homework When will homework be assigned? A packet will go home on Friday and is due the next Friday. This will include math, reading, language, the reading log, the math facts log, and Rachel’s Challenge. What are your child’s homework responsibilities? We expect homework to be neat and completely finished by the given due date. If help is needed, visit the appropriate teacher from 7:30-8:00 Monday-Thursday. What happens if a student does not complete the homework? The student will go to study hall during recess to complete the assignments. Panther Pride Passes Positive Rewards System School-Wide Program Can be earned in any class Used to purchase items in the 4th grade store STAAR Testing Writing (details not certain, waiting for confirmation from TEA)-March Revising/Editing Narrative Composition Expository Composition Math-May Reading-May Tests are in March and May this year. Parent-Teacher Conferences Conferences will take place in October. Sign up tonight in your child’s homeroom. Field Trips Children’s Symphony at Baylor (November 17) MHS Pep Rally (Fall 2015) Austin Field Trip (May 2016) Woodgate Intermediate Tour (May 2016) Please visit your child’s homeroom to sign in and get more information about school and classroom activities. Thank you for coming! Please make sure you signed in!