Thursday, December 18, 2014

We won mystery Skype!!

Today we skyped a class and by asking them yes or no questions we were able to locate their school first! It was such a great experience! Ask your child about their job and their favorite part! 

Monday, December 8, 2014

This week in 4B...

Happy National Computer Science Week!  Today student learned how to code.  Ask them all about their work and have them show you! 

"In Social Studies we are learning about Lewis and Clark and it is very fun and interesting, Sacajawea refused to eat dog meat on the adventure."- Addie

"We are learning about compatible numbers and long division.  Our study guide is due Friday and our test is on Monday for Unit 8." -Maddie

"We are learning about glaciers and what forms landforms in Science.  We have a test Friday and our study guide is due on Friday" -Rami

"We are writing better with a lot of our opinions.  For our notebooks we need to make sure we are writing for homework so that we can get points.  A lot of us are forgetting lately." -Max

Don't Forget: 

-Tuesday, 2:30 and 6:30 4th grade play performance (ask your child which show they are in)
-Friday, early dismissal
-We have no spelling words before break :) Just focus on studying for those final tests.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

This Week in 4B...

Hi Parents!

     I hope everyone enjoyed their long break!  We had a wonderful start to our week with the Giving Assembly.  Fourth Graders were a big help in loading all of the collected items into a truck to be delivered to local shelters and food banks.  I am very proud of all their hard work!   With our next break and the end of the semester quickly approaching please let me know if your child will be missing any days of school.  I want to make sure that your child is prepared and has necessary materials in advance.

Here's what we are up to this week: 

"In Math we are learning how to multiply 2 digit by 2 digit numbers and 4 digit by 1 digit numbers.  We are also dividing 4 digit by 1 digit numbers.  Also, we are learning how to estimate using rounding and compatible numbers.  So far it is going good"  -Zakiya

"We are finishing Opinion Writing and fixing up our poetry that we created with Ms. Grigsby. "

"We are just starting a new unit in Lewis and Clark in Social Studies.  Thomas Jefferson asked his friend Lewis to be a part of the Corps of Discovery to discover the West with his friend from the Army, Clark."-Emma

"With Mrs. Shockley we are learning about Landforms and Geology in science." -Emma

Important Dates & Reminders: 

12/9 -Nightingale costume information is going home today.  Students will perform at 2:45 and at 7:00 (students report to their classroom at 6:30) on December 9th.  Check with your child or Mr. Hearn to inquire which show your child will be performing in if they have a special part.  

12/11- Violin performance for parents is at 8:00 a.m.

12/12-Early Dismissal

12/15-Our Unit 8 Math test will be on December 15th.  A study guide will be sent home on Monday the 8th. Remember, this is the last Math Unit before report cards so be sure to study.

12/19-Winter Parties at 2:30

12/22-Begin Winter Break

-Please see a note below from Mrs. Brown.

Dear Parents,
We live in a world surrounded by technology. And we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge on understanding how technology works. But only a tiny fraction of us are learning computer science, and less students are studying it than a decade ago.
That’s why our entire school is joining in on the largest learning event in history: The Hour of Code, during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 8-14). Last year, 15 million students tried computer science in one week. This year, we're joining students worldwide to reach 100 million students!
Our Hour of Code is a statement that Old Bonhomme is ready to teach these foundational 21st century skills. To continue bringing programming activities to your students, we want to make our Hour of Code event huge. I encourage you to volunteer, reach out to local media, share the news on your social media channels and consider hosting additional Hour of Code events in the community. Students will complete HOUR OF CODE tutorials during their computer lab time next week, but will also have other opportunities in the classroom to practice coding.
See for details, and help spread the word.
Mrs. Brown (OB Technology Integration Coach)