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Campaign for Kindness

  Our fourth graders have worked an an amazing PBL called “Campaign for Kindness”. You can read what one of our photojournalists said about it here: Kopser Article and watch a video here: Kindness Video.

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I Am Texas!

Our 4th graders worked on an amazing interdisciplinary PBL this year.  Each student interviewed someone who migrated or immigrated to Texas.  They found out about that person’s history and experiences in moving to Texas.  Using that research, the children got together in groups and compared what they had found.  They wrote a script and created […]

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The One and Only Ivan

Dear 4th grade parents– Your children have been reading a book in language arts and one of our 4th grade Photogs can tell you a little about it here:  Thundernews.  Be on the lookout for news about what’s going on at THES, written from a student’s point of view!  We try to have a new […]

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March News

March News

Here is our March Newsletter–March Newsletter. In case you missed them, here are the newsletters from previous months– January Newsletter February Newsletter  

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October News

    Fourth Grade is rocking in the classroom! We are finishing up reading Wonder and writing about Kindness! Come check out our amazing word art in the hallway on character traits! Next up on the book list is In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse and The Birchbark House, as we start work on Native American […]

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January News

New Homework Policy Due to parent request we will begin sending homework on a daily basis. Students must return assignments every morning. We will follow the schedule as outlined below: Monday/Wednesday- Reading and Writing Tuesday/Thursday- Math Learning Focus Reading:  Novel Study- The Cricket in Times Square Writing:  Grammar- commas, quotations  Expository writing’ Math:  Fractions Science: […]

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