4TH GRADEOpen House!Open House!Open House!Tuesday, September 11
Policies & ProceduresAttendance- crucial to your child’s successSend absent note when outTardy at 7:45 a.m.Dr. & dentist: please make appts. early morning- back by 9 amDismissalMake sure to turn in proof of residency/ drivers license ASAPGraded Work- see grading policy (see handbook)Agenda- sign each nightReport Cards/ Progress Notes- every 4th weekContact us through our e-mailConduct Grade- will be located under TechnologyConduct will be graded as:
Conduct GradeConduct Grade- will be located underTechnologyE= 0 to 3S= 4 to 6N= 7 to 9U= 10 or morePer nine weeks- cumulative over the 9 wksPlease monitor each Friday- this grade willdetermine whether they get honor roll
ConferencesPlease sign up for a conference time inthe hall.Only sign-up with your child’s homeroomteacher.Conference must be completed beforewe can send report card. Thanks!
Mrs. Dunn Reading and Social Studies B.S. from McMurry University in Abilene, TXMasters Degree from Nova Southeastern University Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. ~Chinese Proverb
EdmodoLogin information can be found in AR folderwww.edmodo.comStudents who don’t have internet access at home can use theCare LabAll three teachers will be using this in different ways
Accelerated ReaderRead at least 80 minutes a weeklink to AR https://hosted13.renlearn.com/236232/HomeConnect/Login.aspxRead the same chapter book at home and at school until finished and thentestTest at least once a weekWeekly grade for recording in AR folder
ReadingReading sign-offs are due everyday (agenda)Assigned Story from Basal and test every week. Youcan access the textbook online by following directionson my website.Other skills will be covered through Guided Reading,Independent Reading, and hands on activities.
Social StudiesTexas History will becovered.Field trip to the Alamo inMarch
Mrs. Anaya Writing and Science B.S. from Texas State UniversityMaster’s Degree in Educational Technology from Lamar University Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Meade
Writing & LanguageAll writing should reflect 6+1 writing traits: ideas, sentence fluency,organization, word choice, voice, conventions, and presentationSpelling homework and tests will alternate with vocabularyhomework and tests. Usually homework will not be sent on shortweeks.Vocabulary will often come from science concepts.STAAR test in writing will be given at the end of March students will write one narrative and one expository piece students will also have to answer multiple choice style questions over revising and editing
ScienceInvestigations are hard to make up- please havestudents in class as much as possibleBlog using Edmodo- to help with vocabulary andexpository writing.Vocabulary is critical!! Please study vocabulary withyour child when it comes home.
Mr. Aleman MathB.A. from Texas A&M University Small minds discuss persons. Average minds discuss events. Great minds discuss ideas. Really great minds discuss mathematics. ~Unknown