Mrs. Hawkins’ Class Newsletter


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Our Classroom Newsletter – Written by the Students!

Meet Our DWP’s (Students who have shown Discipline with Purpose Skills)!

 

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Science Fair was a Blast!

 

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Our Pioneer Wagons

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Week of November 13, 2017

Ava, Payton, Alana, LIly, Hailey, & Logan C.

Here’s what we’ve done these past few week!

Reading: We finished reading Call It Courage and now we are reading Sarah plain and Tall!

Math: We are multiplying hundreds and learning different ways to multiply

Grammar:plural nouns and singular nouns

S.S.

Science: We are working on our Science projects

Spelling Words for Next Week:

Some cool things we’ve learned:

Some of our favorite things we did:

Week of October 9, 2017

by Alana and Mark

Reading: Call it Courage

Math: 3 number Multiplication

S.S.: all about Indians

Science: motion

Grammar: proper and common nouns

Spelling Words for Next Week:

One of the new things we learned this week:

One of our favorite things we did this week:

Week of Sept. 25, 2017

by Logan B., Parker, Lily, & Payton

Here’s what we did the last couple of weeks!

Reading The Astronaut and the Onion and The Raft

Math: multiply and divide facts

Grammar: compound sentences and compound subj. and pred.

Writing:personal narrative

Spelling: beam, tea, chief, squeak, peep, weep, sleek, heal, tease, thief, deal, please, leak, league, reef, deed, feet, breathe, speech, wheeze, neigh, pale, bail, freedom, appeal

S.S.: We made native american homes like: wigwams, teepees, and longhouses; Mr.McRae showed us his collection of arrowheads and taught us more about native americans;

We also wrote our own native american legends. Mrs. Chelsea the ag lady came and taught us agriculture.

Science:we learned about different types of motion.

One new thing we learned:we learned about fact families they we’re so easy.

One fun thing we did: We finished tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume, and got cookies after.  Then, we started Otherwise known as Sheila the Great also by Judy Blume.

We will be finishing the whole series, too!

Week of Sept. 18, 2017

Due to too much fun with Cheez-Its and Prodigy at Math Centers, we did not have time for the reporters to update this  week’s newsletter. Above are the spelling words for next week.

By Benny & Hailey

Week of Sept. 11, 2017

Here’s what we did this week!

Math: estimate and add whole numbers use addition properties and subtraction rules

Reading: Identify main idea and details

Spelling: Long a

Grammar: Types of sentences subject and predicate

S.S.: Describe native American culture of the Midwest

Science: Distinguish the different types of energy and how they’re formed

Next week’s spelling words: file drive kite pies die wipe inside height pride spy

sigh shy prime sly pry climb minding fright twice slight

One new thing we learned this week: About different types of Indians

One fun thing we did this week: Building different types of Indian Homes


by Lily and Reese

Week of Sept. 5

Here’s what we did this week:

Math: We rounded whole numbers, then on Friday we took a test

Writing: We wrote our own mystery story

S.S. We took a S.S. test. We learned about Illinois

Science: We learned about different types of energy

Spelling Words: Same as last week

One new thing we learned: We learned more about Illinois

One of our favorite things we did was: We played S.S./Math games.


by Payton & Max

Reading:We read The Mystery of the Missing lunch

Spelling:We’re working on short value sounds

Writing:Were working on a mystery story

Math:this week we are working on billions

S.S.:we learned about Ilinois crops and land forms.

Science:We learned about types of energy

Spelling Words for Next Week:pale ,face,crate,clay,stray,cane,slate,today,bail,rail,break,ache,drain,faint,flame,claim,steak,neigh,mane,graze,neighbor,railway

One new thing we learned this week:We learned problem and solution

One fun thing we did this week:We went on a nature walk for social studies


by Reese & Parker

Place Value-a video review from another teacher on place value

Here is what we learned this week!

Math: place value 1 to a million also were to put comma.

Reading: readers theater and ”Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing

S.S.:we learned about our state Illinois and geography

Science: we learned energy

Writing: we are writing to our future selves

Next Week’s Spelling Words: sum, flat,  plum, bell, grim,  plot, band, bluff, dock, blot, odd, left, cash, mill, past, shelf, wealth, crunch, hint,

build,

One new thing we learned this week:we learned new things in place value.

One fun thing we did this week: we made app for a huge iPhone.