Mrs. Bauwens - 4th Grade!
4th Grade ROCKS!

Please contact me anytime.
Contact Information:
Conferences by appt.:  Before and after school and during planning time (8:20 AM - 9:05 AM)
Specials:  Mondays and Wednesdays are PE.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are Technology.  PE will also be every other Friday.  We had PE on Friday, 4/7, so the next PE Friday is 4/28.
Library days are every other Thursday.  Make sure to have books at school every other Thursday.  Our library days this semester are: 4/27, 5/11.

Important Dates
Weekly Focus
April 25
Progress Reports go home

STAAR REVIEW - whole number operations, Geometry, Measurement
*solving multiple operations word problems and using various strategies
*input and output / position and value tables
*angle measurement
*sorting various 2D shapes based on angles or perpendicular or parallel lines
*measurement conversions
*area and perimeter
*elapsed time
*solving word problems involving area and perimeter, time, and converting various measrements
WHOLE NUMBER OPERATIONS:  output, input, values, position, estimate, round, equation, inverse operations, variable, unknown quantity, rule, sequence, standard algorithm, partial products, equation, strip diagram, remainder, quotient, divisor, factor, product, partial quotients, interpret remainder (drop, round up, remainder is answer)
GEOMETRY:  point, line, plane, parallel lines, intersecting lines, perpendicular lines, line segment, ray, right angle, acute angle, obtuse angle, straight angle, degree, unit angle, protractor, vertex, right triangle, acute triangle, obtuse triangle, parallelogram, rectangle, square, rhombus, trapezoid, symmetric, line of symmetry, angle measure, figure
MEASUREMENT:  mile (mi), customary units of measure, capacity, teaspoon (tsp), tablespoon (tbsp), fluid ounce (fl oz), weight, metric units of measure, millimeter (mm), decimeter (dm), formula, area, length, square units, kilometer (km), milliliter (ml), liter (L), mass, gram (g), kilogram (kg), leap year, decade, century, millenium (millenia), perimeter, dimension, width
April 27
PTO General Meeting
@ 6 PM
Continue Environments - Desert, Rainforest, Wooded Area - adaptations, food webs, and how changes affect the ecosystem and food webs

Vocabulary:  adaptation, flow of energy, ecosystem

Nouns/ Concepts: environment, producer, consumer, food web, adaptation, survive, populations, communities, omnivore, carnivore, herbivore, predator, prey, sun

Verbs:  identify, explore, describe, predict, construct, demonstrate, use
May 4
PTO Spirit Night at Sk8Town
Homework will be given on Fridays and is due the following Friday. (7 days to complete)
May 8
STAAR Math Test
(closed campus, no visitors)
May 9
STAAR Reading Test (closed campus, no visitors)
May 11
Field Trip to YMCA
May 12
Field Day


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