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 Art.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are PE.  PE will also be every other Friday.  We had PE on Friday, December 8.
NO LIBRARY THIS WEEK!  Our normal library day is Monday or Tuesday afternoons in Ms. Steinley's class.  Please make sure to have your library books with you to turn in Monday and Tuesday.

Important Dates
Weekly Focus

December 18
Geometry Common Assessment
Geometry - angle measurement; classify triangles based on angles; classify 2D shapes based on parallel lines, perpendicular lines and types of angles; parallel and perpendicular lines; determining unknown angle when 2 other angle measures are given

Vocabulary:  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

Math Review Concepts - decimal as a fraction, money and value of a digit in the money, quadrilateral based on attributes, rounding, multi-step word problem

Geometry Common Assessment-Monday, December 18
December 19
Class Holiday Party
2 PM - 3 PM

Weather: weather maps, weather symbols, map key, record changes in weather, predict changes in weather

Vocabulary:  weather

Nouns/ Concepts:  weather maps, weather symbols, map keys, cold front, warm front, high pressure, low pressure, cloud cover, wind direction, air temperature

Verbs:  measure, record, predict, collect, demonstrate, use

The Water Cycle and the Sun

Vocabulary:  evaporation

Nouns/ Concepts:  continuous, water cycle, condensation, precipitation, sun, energy

Verbs:  describe, illustrate, explain, communicate, demonstrate, use
December 20
Early Release Day
@ 12:10 PM

Jingle Bell Jog
4th Grade @ 8:10 AM
Social Studies
Continuing on:
Mexican Era
Vocabulary:  revolution, viceroy, frontier, empresario

Colonization in Texas
Vocabulary:  empresario, militia, immigrant, cash crop

Texas Revolution:  Early Conflicts
Vocabulary:  tax, convention, dictator, right

Texas Revolution:  Declaring Independence
Vocabulary:  republic, convention, delegate, right, petition, republic
December 21 - January 8
Holiday Break

Homework is given on Fridays and is due the following Friday. (7 days to complete)
January 9
Students Return to School


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