February 9

February 10th – February 14th

Happy Sunday! There are a lot of events happening this week in our class. Check it out!

Progress Reports: Progress reports will be sent home on Wednesday, February 12th. Please sign the top sheet, keep the progress report, and return the signed sheet as soon as possible. If you have any questions, or would like to request a conference, please email us via valerie.henry@cobbk12.org or devin.bruening@cobbk12.org

Book Buddies:  On Thursday, February 13th, we will spend some fun time with our Book Buddies for Valentine’s Day!  We will read together, decorate cookies, and play Valentine’s Day JINGO.  We need a few items for Thursday! Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0948A9A92DA3F58-book

Six Flags Reading Log: Reading Log sheet Six Flags Reading Log Make sure you register!

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: Fractions and Decimals
  • Reading: Pair passages  (Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably)
  • Language: Use commas before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence
  • Writing: Informational Writing
  • Science: Sound

Classroom Reminders:

  • February 10th – 14th  Kindness Week
  • February 11th – Chorus to Music Festival (North Cobb HS), 8:45 am – 12:30 pm
  • February 13th – Book Buddies
  • February 14th – Valentine’s Day Exchange
  • February 14th – PJ Day (sponsored by Jr. CHAT) – Bring your $1
  • February 17th -21st – Winter Break – School CLOSED
February 1

February 3rd – 7th

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: Line Plots
  • Reading: Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
  • Language: Prepositional Phrases
  • Writing: Informational Writing
  • Social Studies: Westward Expansion

Classroom Reminders:

  • February 3rd – CHES Family Spirit Night at Longhorn Steakhouse (Dallas Hwy), 4-8 pm
  • February 4th – Chorus to Hillgrove HS (Cluster Chorus), 9:30 am-12:30 pm
  • February 7th – Room Parent Meeting, 8:15 am, cafeteria
January 26

Jan. 27th – Jan. 31st

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: Multiplying Fractions
  • Reading:  Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
  • Language: Prepositional Phrases
  • Writing: Informational Writing
  • Social Studies: Westward Expansion

Classroom Reminders:

  • January 28th – Fourth Grade News Team Tryouts
January 19

Jan. 21st – Jan. 24

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers & Multiplying Fractions
  • Reading:  Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
  • Language: Prepositional Phrases
  • Writing: Informational Writing
  • Science: Weather

Classroom Reminders:

  • January 20th – Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – School CLOSED
  • January 24th – Dad and Me Movie Night, 7:00-9:00 pm, cafeteria
  • January 27th – Clubs will begin again!
January 12

Jan. 13- 17th

Happy Sunday! Our first week in the new year has been off to a great start! Here are a few updates about our class happenings.

Target Class Changes: This information is ONLY for students who attend Target class. There has been a change in our Target class. Our class Target day will remain on Tuesday, however the teacher will change to Mrs. Bowling. Target classes will begin this week, so make sure you bring your Target binder.

Report Cards: Report cards were sent home on last Friday, January 10th. Please sign the envelope, keep the report card, and return the envelope as soon as possible. If you have any questions, or would like to request a conference, please email us via valerie.henry@cobbk12.org or devin.bruening@cobbk12.org

Snacks: Just a reminder that we have a working snack time everyday in our classroom. Bringing a snack is optional, however if students would like to participate in snack time, please make sure they pack a snack daily.

Six Flags Reading Log: Reading Log sheet Six Flags Reading Log Make sure you register!

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with and without Mixed Number
  • Reading: Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively  and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
  • Language: Understanding Idioms
  • Writing: Informational Writing
  • Science: Weather

Classroom Reminders:

  • January 15th – Zaxby’s Spirit Night, 5-8pm, Dallas Hwy location
  • January 17th – ESOL Parent Workshop on ACCESS, 8am-10am, Champ Lab
  • January 20th – Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – School CLOSED
January 4

Jan. 6th – 10th

Happy New Year! We hope you like our new look for the blog. Here’s what’s happening in our classroom this week.

Field Trip: We will be going to the Safety Village on Thursday, January 9th for a field trip. The students will learn about fire safety. There are parts of the field trip that will take place outside. Students should dress for cold weather and wear tennis shoes. Here is the website if you would like more information. https://www.cobbcounty.org/public-safety/safety-village/about

Report Cards: Report cards will be sent home on Friday, January 10th. Be on the lookout for the white report card envelope. Please sign the envelope, keep the report card, and return the envelope as soon as possible. If you have any questions, or would like to request a conference, please email us.

Snacks: Just a reminder that we have a working snack time everyday in our classroom. Bringing a snack is optional, however if students would like to participate in snack time, please make sure they pack a snack daily.

Six Flags Reading Log: Reading Log sheet Six Flags Reading Log Make sure you register!

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: Equivalent Fractions and Comparing Fractions
  • Reading: Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively  and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears
  • Language: Understanding Idioms
  • Writing: Informational Writing
  • Science: Weather

Classroom Reminders:

  • January 8th – School Spelling Bee
  • January 9th – Safety Village Field Trip
  • January 10th – Report Cards Go Home
  • January 10th – CHES Spirit Night at IHOP, 4:00-6:00pm
December 15

Dec. 16th – 20th

Happy Sunday! Only 1 more week to go! Here are a few updates and happenings this week.

Holiday Party Information: If you haven’t received an email from Tarez Mercer with important Holiday party information, please email her at tarez.mercer@gmail.com.

Six Flags Reading Log: Just a gentle reminder. This year Six Flags is requiring that parents register their child for the Six Flags Reading Program and also log their child’s hours of reading. So far we only have 2 students that have registered, so make sure you register your child as soon as possible. The students definitely read more than 6 hours in a school year, so they would enjoy going to an amusement park as a thank you for their hard work. Here is the Reading Log sheet Six Flags Reading Log or us the information below to register:

Register this fall using this link: sixflags.com/books
Use Mrs. Henry’s code: 2Q6RX

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: Review
  • Reading: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
  • Language: Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
  • Writing: Opinion Writing (last week)
  • Science: Ecosystems (last week)

Classroom Reminders:

  • December 16th – Class Holiday Party (9 AM – 11 AM)
  • December 17th and 18th – New Nation Rotations
  • December 18th – Spirit Night at Taco Mac
  • December 19th and 20th – Early Release Days
December 8

Dec. 9th – 13th

Happy December! We can’t believe we are almost done with Quarter 2 . . . can you believe how much the time has flown by? The students are still working hard and using their brain as muscles in class everyday. Here are a few updates and happenings in December.

New Nation Rotation Supplies Needed: This month we have been learning about how the United States came to be in Social Studies. The fourth grade classes are participating in what we are calling New Nation Rotations, where students rotate to each of the fourth grade classes to learn games, crafts, and the ways of life of people during that time in our history. As a result we are asking for help with donating supplies for our New Nation rotations. We’re asking for all items to be sent in by 12/12. Here is a sign-up genius to see what supplies are needed. Thank you again for your support! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F48A9AC23A2FD0-4thgrade

Six Flags Reading Log: Just a gentle reminder. This year Six Flags is requiring that parents register their child for the Six Flags Reading Program and also log their child’s hours of reading. So far we only have 2 students that have registered, so make sure you register your child as soon as possible. The students definitely read more than 6 hours in a school year, so they would enjoy going to an amusement park as a thank you for their hard work. Here is the Reading Log sheet Six Flags Reading Log or us the information below to register:

Register this fall using this link: sixflags.com/books
Use Mrs. Henry’s code: 2Q6RX

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: ReviewFinding the Area of Rectilinear Figures, Multiplication and Division Word Problems
  • Reading: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
  • Language: Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
  • Writing: Opinion Writing
  • Science: Ecosystems

Classroom Reminders:

  • December 12th – Fire Safety Village Field Trip (in-school)
  • December 12th and 13th – Holiday Shop during PE class (Students may bring money.)
  • December 14th – PTA Holiday Whobilation
  • December 16th – Class Holiday Party (9 AM – 11 AM)
  • December 17th and 18th – New Nation Rotations
  • December 18th – Spirit Night at Taco Mac
  • December 19th and 20th – Early Release Days
December 1

Dec 2nd – 6th

Here’s what we are learning this week in our classroom.

  • Math: Finding the Area of Rectilinear Figures
  • Reading: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
  • Language: Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
  • Writing: Opinion Writing
  • Science: Ecosystems

Classroom Reminders:

  • December 5th – Chorus performing at Chick-Fil-A (Macland Crossing), 5-8pm
  • December 6th – ESOL Parent Workshop (ACCESS Testing), 8am-10am, Champ Pad