Book Order (Homeroom Only)

Screen shot 2011-09-25 at 4.51.05 PMBook club order forms were sent home today.  There are two ways to order:  1) you may pay with a credit or debit card by ordering online–just click on the picture or this link, Scholastic Book Club, and use our class code GZBP9, or   2) return the order form to school with payment.  CASH payments must be EXACT CHANGE, and CHECKS must be payable to SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB.

ALL ORDERS ARE DUE BY TUESDAY, SEPT. 11.

 

Parent Homework, REMIND, & Multiplication Facts

The kids’ homework folders are full of notes today!  The 4th Grade Grading Policy & the multiplication fact note need to be signed and returned ASAP.  The “Million Words” parent homework 😉 is not due until next Friday, Aug. 31. (The kids earn reward tickets when they are returned!)

I’m also asking parents to please enroll in my REMIND classes.  I have two REMIND classes:  one for my homeroom, and one for math.  I use REMIND to keep parents informed about upcoming events, quizzes, etc.  It’s also a great communication tool when parents need to change transportation methods or get messages to their kids.  To sign up for Homeroom notifications, text the message @hunter4hr to the number 81010.  To sign up for messages regarding Math, text the message @hunt4math to the number 81010.

The majority of math-related stress in 4th grade students comes from the lack of knowledge of the basic multiplication facts.  It is EXTREMELY important that students become fluent in their facts so they can concentrate and spend time on the process of HOW to solve a problem, and not just spend all of their time trying to do the computation of the problem. 

Below are some practice links to Quizlet.  Clicking on a link below will allow many options to practice a set of facts:  Flashcards, Learn, Test, Scatter, & Space Race.

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Week of May 14-18

Monday:  STAAR Math- Bring a book to read after testing, an unopened bottle of water, a healthy snack, & mints or mint gum.  No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed.

Tuesday:  STAAR Reading- Bring a book to read after testing, an unopened bottle of water, a healthy snack, & mints or mint gum.  No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed.

Wednesday:  5th Grade STAAR Science– No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed. 

No electronics (including classroom phones) are allowed on STAAR testing days.  If you need to get a message to your child or a teacher, please call the Intermediate office, 903-291-2101.

Friday:  Bouncy House during enhancement & Splash Pad from 10:30-2:00–Socks will be needed for the bouncy house.  A letter will be sent home with Splash Pad details, including entry fee ($1), concession prices, &  CHAMPS behavior minutes.  Parents are welcome to come join the fun!  Students will be allowed to be signed out with the teacher.

Angle Practice Links

These online games will help you practice classifying and measuring angles.  Each picture will take you to a different game.

CLASSIFYING angles as right, acute, obtuse, or straight:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEASURING angles: