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WELCOME TO 4th GRADE!
 
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What's Happening This Week
Feb 29-Mar 4
 
Science: Students are reviewing for their Unit 6 test.
So many vocabulary words!!
Science Homework:
Nutritional Relationships
Study notes (Unit 6 Test on Friday)
 
Social Studies: (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
Students are reviewing for their Unit 10 test on Wednesday.
Students will present their extra credit projects on Friday.
Social Studies Homework: Work on your extra credit project which can also be used to enter into the Youth Project Show!  
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What's Happening This Week
Feb 29-Mar 4
 
Science: Students are learning about the physical properties of soil, soil retention rate, soil conservation
Science Homework:
"A time of Dust Storms" passage
Study notes (test on Friday)
 
Social Studies: (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
Students are learning about The Texas Frontier and the Cattle Boom 
Social Studies Homework: Study Unit 9 notes (test on Friday)
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What's Happening This Week
Feb 22-26
 
*****Special Events*****
Thursday - Mock Writing test
send a healthy snack and drink
 
Science: Students are learning about weathering, erosion, deposition
Science Homework: Study notes (test on Friday)
 
Social Studies: (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
Students are learning about the Reconstruction Period
Social Studies Homework: Study Unit 8 (test on Friday)
 
 
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What's Happening This Week
Feb 15-19
 
*****Special Events*****
Tuesday - Picture Day
Wednesday - Unit 4 Science Test
Thursday - College spirit shirt
 
Science: Unit 4 test, intro to weathering, erosion, deposition
Science Homework: Study for Unit 4 test and Friday quiz
 
Social Studies: (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
Introduction into the Civil War
 
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What's Happening This Week
Feb 1-5
 
***********Special Events************
Thursday is 100th day of school
Students can decorate a tshirt to represent 100th day
 
*********Special note*********
I am assigning D-Hall to students who do not turn in Science homework.
 
Science: Students are learning why we have day and night and seasons.
Also characteristics of shadows.
Science Homework: Reading passage titled Positions cause Patterns
Homework is due before Friday at 8:00am.
 
Social Studies: (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
Students are learning finishing up Texas Statehood (annexation agreement, challenges, Mexican/American war, Compromise of 1850.
Social Studies Homework: Read over Unit 7 each night. Unit test on Tuesday.
 
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What's Happening This Week
Feb 1-5
 
***********Special Events************
Pancakes for Parents- Friday 7am
Parties Friday- Valentine shirt allowed
 
 Science: Students are learning why we see moon phases, and tides
 
Science Homework: Clozing in on Science (moon phases)
Quiz on Friday over moon phases and tides
*********Unit 4 test on Tuesday (Earth Patterns)********
 
 Social Studies: (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
Students are learning finishing up Texas Statehood (who came to Texas, why, free enterprise system)
 
Social Studies Homework:
Summarize the Mexican-American war
*********Unit 7 test on Friday (Republic to Statehood)********
 
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What's Happening This Week
Jan 25-29
 
*********Awards Day ...Friday ...2-3pm*********
 
Science: learning about weather tools, symbols, and maps
Homework: Clozing in on Science (weather maps) due Friday
Weekly grade: study weather notes for quiz on Friday
 
Social Studies (Mrs. Boudreaux's class):
Learning about Texas Statehood
Homework: none
Weekly grade: notes on Statehood for quiz on Friday
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What's Happening This Week
Jan 19-22
 
Science: learning about water cycle
Homework: Clozing in on Science (water cycle & sun) due Friday
Weekly grade: study water cycle notes for quiz on Friday
 
Social Studies (Mrs. Boudreaux's class):
Learning about the Republic of Texas
Homework: vocabulary work on 4 words due Friday
Weekly grade: study vocabulary and notes on the Republic for quiz on Friday
 
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What's Happening This Week
Jan 11-14
 
Science: learning about sound / reviewing for Unit 3 test
Homework: study each night past tests from Unit 3 and notes in notebook
Weekly grade: quiz over sound / Unit 3 test
 
Social Studies (Mrs. Boudreaux's class): reviewing the Texas Revolution
Homework: study each night Unit 6 notes in notebook
Weekly grade: Unit 6 test
 
* End of the 3rd six weeks...Thursday, Jan 14
*Student holidays....Friday, Jan 15 and Monday, Jan 18
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What's Happening This Week
Dec 14-18
 
Science: learning about conductors and insulators of heat
Homework: Conductor and Insulator reading passage
Weekly grade: study heat energy notes
 
*Friday parties begin at 11:45
*Early Release 12:30
 
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What's Happening This Week
Week of Dec 7-11
 
*Benchmark Testing on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
*UIL on Tuesday and Thursday
*Shop at the Santa Store
 
Homework: print/cut 3 pictures from magazines or computer to show "heat energy"
Weekly grades: will come from class assignments
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What's Happening This Week

Week of November 23-27

Thanksgiving Holidays!!

 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
Nov 9-13
 
SCIENCE
In class: students are learning how to identify mixtures and solutions and 
separate them with tools
Homework: review phase changes and mixtures/solutions worksheet
Quiz: must know how to identify both mixtures and solutions and
which tools are needed to separate them
 
**************next Tuesday is the Science Unit 2 test (8 concepts)************
Make flashcards and study over weekend!!!
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
In class: students are learning about colonization in Texas
Homework: none
Quiz: read for the answer activity 
 
 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
OCT. 26-30
***Book Fair is open through Friday
***Class parties from 2:30-3:00 on Friday
 
SCIENCE
In class: students will be able to describe what given Celsius temperatures feel like, clothes that would be appropriate and activities that are common during these temperatures
Homework: read about physical properties of matter and answer questions 
Friday quiz: quiz reading Celsius temperatures and explaining how they feel, etc.
 
SOCIAL STUDIES (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
In class: students will learn about many of the explorers who had an impact on Texas
Homework: finish Timeline of Explorers
Friday Quiz: open book quiz over notes on Exploration
 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
OCT. 19-23
 
SCIENCE
In class: students will learn how mass and volume affect density
Homework: read about physical properties of matter and fill in the blank
Friday quiz: quiz over density
 
SOCIAL STUDIES (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
In class: students will retest on American Indians on Tuesday:
students will learn about Christopher Columbus and reasons for exploration in America
Homework: none
Friday Quiz: vocabulary for Exploration of America
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
OCT. 13-16
 
SCIENCE
In class: students will learn how to calculate the volume of solids
Homework: calculate volume "Whose Gifts?" worksheet 
No Friday quiz: grade will be taken on daily assignment
 
SOCIAL STUDIES (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
In class: students will learn 3 tribes still in Texas, review for UNIT 2 test
Homework: students will make a  model, poster or ppt slide of their assigned topic
Friday Unit 2 TEST: study Journey of First Americans and the 5 Indian Tribes of Texas
 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
OCT. 5-9
 
SCIENCE
In class: we are using graduated cylinders and beakers
to measure the volume of liquids
Homework:  reading volume worksheet
Friday Quiz: study volume notes and practice reading volume ( homework )
 
SOCIAL STUDIES (Mrs. Boudreaux's class)
In class: reading for information about 5 American Indian tribes of Texas
Friday Quiz: study Journey of the First Americans, Am. Indian vocabulary,
know 5 Texas tribes and the region in which they lived
 
 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
SEPT 28- Oct 2
 
SCIENCE
In class: Students are learning to measure the mass of objects using a
double pan balance and a triple beam balance
Homework: Use vocabulary in sentences to show your understanding
Quiz Friday: Study the vocabulary words given this week
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
In class: Students will begin Unit 2 American Indians of Texas
 
Quiz Friday: no quiz this week but a  notebook grade
will be taken on neatness and completion
 
OTHER NOTES
Tuesday: retakes on Unit 1 Test Maps and Regions (Social Studies)
Tuesday: Parent meeting from 5-6pm regarding expectations of 4th grade
Wednesday: PTO spirit shirt
Friday: AES spirit shirt
 
 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
SEPT 21-25
 
SCIENCE
In class: Students are learning to measure matter using the metric system
Homework: Read and answer passage on matter
Quiz Friday: Study the units of measurement on the vocabulary list,
practice measuring items in cm 
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
In class: Students are learning the similarities and differences in the 4 Texas Regions
Unit Test on Friday: Study map features, Regions of Texas
(pay close attention to the landforms and compare the Great Plains and Coastal Plains)
 
OTHER NOTES
Thursday: Picture Day
Friday: August and September Birthday Celebration 2:30pm
 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
SEPT 14-18
 
SCIENCE
Unit 1 TEST Tuesday... Study all notes!
Homework: sort observable and measureable properties of matter
Friday Quiz: Classifying Matter
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
This is Freedom Week!
Homework: memorize the Preamble to the Constitution
Thursday Quiz: recite the Preamble 
Friday Quiz: study notes on the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights
 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
SEPT 8-11
 
Thursday: Gatorfest Parade, 8:30am, wear Gatorfest tshirt
Friday: Veteran's Day, 8:30, wear blue
 
SCIENCE
Homework: Create graph and 5 questions about the graph
Friday Quiz: science tools, observations/inferences, interpreting graphs
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
Homework: Bring an empty water bottle
Friday Quiz: Types of maps, interpreting maps
 
 
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
AUG 24-28
 
We will be busy learning daily expectations
and everyday procedures for being successful at AES.
 
We will spend a lot of time getting to know one another
and making new friends as we talk about our CHARACTER.
 
 
SCIENCE
HOMEWORK: Study Safety Contract.
Have parents sign Safety Contract and return to Mrs. Ferranti.
Friday Quiz: over safety guidelines
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
HOMEWORK: Have parents fill in personal data and return to teacher before Friday.
Memorize personal data.
Friday Quiz: over personal data
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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