April 28

Fourth grade: New Words, Presentations, and Science Test Next Week

Hello!

In Writing and Science, we are near completion of our Slide presentations. The presentations present facts about an animal. Students have been doing a super job researching adaptations, ecosystems, and life cycles of their animals. Presentations are due Tuesday, May 2.
This week we will use our spelling to complete a comprehensive review of terms students have learned throughout the year. Spelling, vocabulary, and grammar tests are Thursday, May 4.
We will also review science this week and take a unit test on Thursday as well.

As always, students may write their spelling words ten times each to earn five extra points on their spelling tests. Work that is 69 or below may be corrected for an improved grade of up to 70 (except unit tests). Corrections must be made on a separate sheet of paper.

1.lyrical
2.rhythm
3.angle
4.counterclockwise
5.congruent
6.dialogue
7.quadrilateral
8.area
9.repetition
10.equivalent
11.benchmark
12.rhyme scheme
13.trapezoid
14.perimeter
15.parallel
16.perpendicular
Have a great week!
Sincerely,
Mrs. Bingham and Mrs. Wilson

April 22

Fourth Grade Science Spelling/ Vocabulary Words

Hello!

This week, students will integrate their writing, language arts, and science lessons! Our spelling words are science words. Students studied these words last week. They have the definitions to these words (and many more) in their science notebooks.

  1. ecosystem
  2. adaptation
  3. environment
  4. predator
  5. prey
  6. inherited
  7. generation
  8. trait
  9. development
  10. change

Have a great week!

Mrs. Bingham and Mrs. Wilson

April 21

Upcoming 4th grade Field Trip- May 12th!

Hello, Parents and Guardians!

 

As part of our study into Texas History, fourth grade will travel to Buffalo Gap Village in Buffalo Gap Friday, May 12. We would like to invite you to join your child for this fun-filled experience as we dive into our rich West Texas history.  The cost of the field trip for students is $3.00; parents who attend are free. Please send $3.00 with your child by Thursday, May 11.

Students will leave school at 8:05 and return to Clyde Intermediate School at 2:45. Tours of the historic village will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. We will be outdoors most of the day.

Students will need to pack a lunch, two drinks, and sunscreen. Fourth grade will be divided into five tour groups. Students will picnic on the grounds. Lunch times will be different for each group. Mrs. Wilson’s class will be split-up between Mrs. Victory, Mrs. Bingham, and Mrs. Ramos. If your child is in Mrs.Wilson’s homeroom, they will know prior to our trip what class they will join for the tour.

 

Lunch times-

10:40-11:10 Mrs. Waggoner’s class

11:15-11:45 Mrs. Wendlick’s class

11:50-12:20 Mrs. Ramos’s class

12:25- 12:55 Mrs. Victory’s class

1:00-1:30 Mrs. Bingham’s class

 

We look forward to sharing this day with you and your student!

 

Sincerely,

The Fourth Grade Teachers

April 19

Fourth Grade Field Trip to Buffalo Gap Village May 12

Hello, Parents and Guardians!

As part of our study into Texas History, fourth grade will travel to Buffalo Gap Village in Buffalo Gap Friday, May 12. We would like to invite you to join your child for this fun-filled experience as we dive into our rich West Texas history.  The cost of the field trip for students is $3.00; parents who attend are free. Please send $3.00 with your child by Thursday, May 11.

Students will leave school at 8:05 and return to Clyde Intermediate School at 2:45. Tours of the historic village will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. We will be outdoors most of the day.

Students will need to pack a lunch, two drinks, and sunscreen. Fourth grade will be divided into five tour groups. Students will picnic on the grounds. Lunch times will be different for each group. Mrs. Wilson’s class will be split-up between Mrs. Victory, Mrs. Bingham, and Mrs. Ramos. If your child is in Mrs.Wilson’s homeroom, they will know prior to our trip what class they will join for the tour.

Lunch times-

10:40-11:10 Mrs. Waggoner’s class

11:15-11:45 Mrs. Wendlick’s class

11:50-12:20 Mrs. Ramos’s class

12:25- 12:55 Mrs. Victory’s class

1:00-1:30 Mrs. Bingham’s class

We look forward to sharing this day with you and your student!

Sincerely,

The Fourth Grade Teachers

April 13

Fourth Graders: Spelling words and definitions for April 17-20, 2017

Words are on the blog and SpellingCity.
1. material-n. anything made of matter, substance
2. atmosphere- n. surrounding air or mood of a planet or place
3. engineer- n. trained person who designs or builds
4. we’re- contraction of “we are”
5. fierce- adj. having an intense, violent or wild nature
6. weary- adj. very tired or exhausted in mind or body
7. weird- adj. strange or bizarre
8. cereal- n. breakfast food product, made from grain
9. sincerely- adv. without pretense; honesty
10. tear- v. to rip or separate by force
11. tear- n. a drop of salty liquid falling from the eye

April 2

Spelling/ Vocabulary Words for April 3-7, 2017

We are learning about Homophones this week!

These are the words and definitions:

  1. anywhere (adv) in or to any place
  2. declare (v) to make known in an official fashion
  3. hare (n) a rabbit-like animal with long ears
  4. hair (n) thin filaments growing from the skin
  5. wear (v) to put on or have a clothing on the body
  6. where (adv) at, in, from to what place or position
  7. scarce (adj) insufficient for the demand
  8. dairy (adj) relating to milk or milk products
  9. repair (n) the result of fixing or mending
  10. fair (adj) the right way for everybody to be equal
  11. fare (n) a fee for transportation service
  12. unfair (adj) relating to a perceived injustice
  13. glare (v) to stare in an angry or fierce way

The spelling test will be on Thursday, April 6.

Have a great week!

*Remember students can earn 5 points extra credit for writing each word 10 times. Also, any grade below a 70, students can correct on a separate sheet of paper for an improved grade. Spelling- missed word must be written 5 times for credit, vocabulary- correct word and definition must be written, Grammar- new sentence (complete and correct) must be written.

March 31

Fourth Grade Class Book Orders Due by Thursday, April 6, 2017

Parents-

Students brought home order forms for class books yesterday. You are not obligated to purchase this book, but if you would like to buy one, they are $19.95. They are published by Student Treasures Publishing. The last day we are able to take orders is Thursday, April 6. Money is due at the time orders are taken. Books will be delivered to our class approximately the first week of May.

Thank you!

Mrs. Bingham and Mrs. Wilson

March 29

Fourth Grade Students are Working to Publish a Book!

Students are working hard to complete a class book! These books are published by Student Treasures Publishing. The books are hard cover bound books that will include an essay written by your child and an illustration for their story. You may purchase these books if you wish. Each book is $19.95. Order forms will be sent home in Thursday Folders or you can go online at http://studentreasures.com/parents/