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Conference/Planning Daily from 10:45 - 11:30
 
Email- kimberlylambright@tomballisd.net
 
Phone: 281-357-3134 x 3098
 
 

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3/2 - 3/6

Important Dates:
2/25 - 2/28  Book Fair
2/25  Texas Roadhouse Spirit Night
2/27  Sonic Spirit Night and late night at the Book Fair
3/2 Last day to order class shirts click here to order
3/5  Civil War Unit Test (Moved from 3/4)
3/9 - 3/13  Spring Break
3/16  Staff workday/student holiday
3/18 4th grade Field Trip to Austin (Be at school by 7 am.)
 
Language Arts:
It's Read Across America week! In writing, students are starting a new essay about their favorite time of year. We will continue to focus on the craft of our essays and improving how we talk about our opinion.
 
Social Studies:
Students are reviewing the Civil War and will take their test on Thursday. The review was sent home today (3/2). You can find the answers in Dojo on the class story.

2/23/2020

Important Dates:
2/25 - 2/28  Book Fair
2/25  Texas Roadhouse Spirit Night
2/27  Sonic Spirit Night and late night at the Book Fair
3/2 Last day to order class shirts click here to order
3/4  Civil War Unit Test
3/9 - 3/13  Spring Break
3/16  Staff workday/student holiday
3/18 4th grade Field Trip to Austin (Be at school by 7 am.)
 
Language Arts:
We are making connections between different types of informational text. In writing, students are continuing their opinion essay about their favorite place. We will continue to focus on the craft of our essays and improving how we talk about our opinion.
 
Social Studies:
Students are learning about the role that Texas played in the Civil War. They will bring home a review on Friday to study for their test on March 4th. 

Week of 2/10/2020

Important Dates:
2/10  Texas Reads One Book Kickoff
2/11  Papa John's spirit night
2/13  Card exchange in class for Valentine's Day
         Austin Field Trip Permission Slips are due
2/14  Student holiday
2/17  Student holiday
 
Language Arts:
We are examining how different nonfiction text features, such as captions, subheadings, and photographs, help the reader. In writing, students are continuing to learn about opinion essays by using central ideas, topic sentences, and supporting details.
 
**Please note that our library day will be on Tuesday this week instead of Friday.
 
Social Studies:
Students are learning about the role that Texas played in the Civil War. We are examining primary sources to try to determine the many reasons that Texas chose to participate.

January 26 - 31

Important Dates:

1/29  Progress reports go home
1/30  Reading benchmark
2/14  Student holiday
2/17  Student holiday
 
Language Arts:
We are moving into reading non-fiction texts and how they are organized. In writing, students will be writing opinion essays using central ideas, topic sentences, and supporting details.
 
We will take our district reading benchmark this week on Thursday.
 
Social Studies:
Students are learning about the presidents, capitals, and government of the Republic of Texas. We will begin talking about the Republic's decision to join the United States of America.
 
*Please note there is no Valentine's party.  We will exchange cards on Thursday, February 13th.  Students are encouraged to use recycled materials to create a collection box for their cards.

December 16-20

December 19th:
  • 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Christmas Parties for
    Grades PreK/PPCD AM
  • Kinder and 1st
    1:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m. Christmas Parties for
    Grades PreK/PPCD PM
Remember students checked out early must leave campus and may not attend parties later in the day.
 
Please check your email and reply to the about dismissal from the party.  A response is needed for every student.

December 20th- Polar Express Day
@ 12:50 p.m. Early Release Day
 
Language Arts:
We are studying elements of non-fiction focusing on biographies.  In writing, we are studying the structure of persuasive/argumentative writing.
 
Social Studies:
Students will test on Wednesday, 12/18 over the Texas Revolution.  Study guides went home 12/16 and a completed guide can be found on the class story in Dojo.

Dec. 2-6

 
Language Arts:
We are looking at the similarities and differences in literature across genres. In writing, students will begin drafting argumentative papers.
 
Social Studies:
Students will begin learning about how unrest in Texas colonies led to rebellion and the events of the Texas Revolution. 

Classroom Spelling Bee Update

Important Dates:
11/11 - 11/20  Food drive
11/19 4th grade panoramic photo
11/20- Classroom Spelling Bee (new date)
11/25 - 11/29  Thanksgiving break/no school
 

Classroom Spelling Bee

Due to illness, other classrooms had to move their event. Therefore, it was decided to change all the 4th-grade classroom spelling bees to Wednesday, November 20th, so all students have the same amount of time to prepare.

Nov. 18- Nov. 22

Important Dates:
11/11 - 11/20  Food drive
11/19 4th grade panoramic photo
11/19- Classroom Spelling Bee (for those who signed up)
11/25 - 11/29  Thanksgiving break/no school
 

Classroom Spelling Bee

Our classroom spelling bee will be tomorrow, Tuesday, November 19.
 
Language Arts:
We are finishing up elements of poetry in reading and writing this week. Students will use what they learn from reading poetry to help create their own poems.
 
We will be writing about our reading, and moving into essays.
 
Social Studies:
Test, Wednesday, Nov. 20, over Colonization of Texas- the study guide went home Monday, 11/18. Check the class story in Dojo for the completed study guide.
 
Students will begin learning about how unrest in Texas colonies led to rebellion and the Texas Revolution. 
 
 

Important Dates:
11/11 - 11/20  Food drive
11/14  Donuts with Grownups... see you at 7:15!
11/25 - 11/29  Thanksgiving break/no school
 
Language Arts:
We are studying elements of poetry in reading and writing this week. Students will use what they learn from reading poetry to help create their own poems.
 
Social Studies:
Students will begin learning about how unrest in Texas colonies led to rebellion and the Texas Revolution. 
 

Donuts with Grown-Up

Donuts with Grown-Ups is this Thursday, November 14 from 7:15-8:00 am in the Decker Prairie Cafeteria.  THIS FORM WILL CLOSE AT 12:00 PM NOVEMBER 13TH TO ALLOW FOR PROCESSING TIME. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdbUAoFgxjYWYVrvhtoh61T63qbligB23R_GjJ7jtLpA86WAg/viewform

 

Classroom Spelling Bee

 

Our classroom spelling bee will be, Tuesday, November 19. It isn't too late. If your student wants to participate have them come talk to me. Classroom winner will advance to the campus round. 
 
 

 

Nov. 4 - Nov. 8

Please check your email for a special message from our school nurse!

Important Dates:

11/8- Panoramic Picture will be postponed due to weather
11/11 - 11/20  Food drive
11/14  Donuts with Grownups
 
Language Arts:
In reading, we are finishing up our study of drama/plays and will take our unit assessment.  In reading and writing, we will move into poetry this week.
 
Social Studies:
Students are studying colonization of Texas. We will look at famous empresarios, such as Stephen F. Austin, and their effect on Texas.

Oct. - Nov. 1

Important Dates:
10/31  Drug & bully free adventures await! Wear your future career outfit. 
11/1  Fall makeup pictures
11/8 4th Grade Panoramic Picture (order forms in Wednesday folders)
11/14  Donuts with Grownups
 
Language Arts:
In reading, we are studying drama (plays) and how to read a script. Students are learning play-specific vocabulary. In writing, we are practicing correspondence (letter-writing) and understanding the purpose behind the letter. Students are writing letters to express gratitude and letters to make a request. Students may be asking for addresses to family members, so we can mail their letters.
 
Social Studies:
Students are studying European explorers that affected Texas settlement.
TEST Thursday, Oct.31!  Reviews were sent home on Tuesday.  Check Dojo messages for the completed review!