 Hayes Cooper Center
 Peek at the Week

Welcome to fourth grade!!
I am so happy to be teaching and getting to know your child this year! My contact information is mcrews@cleveland.k12.ms.us. On this website, I will include our math daily lesson, as well as science and social studies weekly lessons. I check my email at least twice a day between 7:30 and 3:30, but any emails after 3:30 will be answered the following morning. I look forward to inspiring and growing your child in math, social studies,and science throughout this year!! Please remember to join Remind 101!!
We will take a mad minute test weekly. They will begin with 3 minutes and will decrease each week. This is a G1 weekly grade. Students will have homework EVERY night on the lesson that was taught that day. Students will take a quiz the following day on that lesson after homework is gone over. I follow this same pattern everyday. Your child's Pearson account is as follows: user name is his/her MSIS number and the password is password1.
Jan. 2125
 mad minutes this nine weeks will be subtraction beginning with three digit minus three digits.
 no school Jan. 21
 BINGO night is Feb. 5
 Science fair is Thursday, Jan. 25
Math
Monday MLK Jr. Holiday
Tuesday Lesson 11.4 Equivalent fractions (mad minute) (Lesson 11.3 quiz)
WednesdayINSPIRE
Thursday Lesson 11.5 Number lines and equivalent fractions (lesson 11.4 quiz)
Friday Lesson 11.6 Comparing fractions (lesson 11.5 quiz)
Social Studies: We will begin Chapter 6 and complete this chapter Feb. 1. The G2 test will be Feb.1. Students will complete fill in the blank using books, page 156, and a G2 test. chapter 6 notes Chapter 6 study guide
Science: We will cover pages 211 in our science book discussing the scientific method. students will read and answer questions on "The Penny Experiment."
Jan. 1418
Math
Monday review for Topic 10 test
Tuesday topic 10 G2 test Lesson 11.1. Factors (mad minutes)
Wednesday INSPIREstudents will work on division and identifying factors
Thursday Lesson 11.2 Prime and composite numbers (lesson 11.1 quiz)
Friday Multiples (lesson 11.2 quiz)
Social studies: Test on Chapter 5 will be Wednesday, Jan. 16 chapter 5 notes and review
Science: We will review Chapter 10.3 and have a G2 test Friday, Jan. 18. Chapter 10.3 notes and review
Jan. 711
Math
Tuesday Lesson 10.5 Decide where to start dividing
Wednesday INSPIRE
Thursday Lesson 10.6 Dividing 4 digit by 1 digit numbers
Friday Lesson 10.7 Problem solving: Multiple step problems.
Social Studies: We will begin chapter 5 this week. G2 Chapter 5 test will be Jan. 16. Chapter 5 notes
Science: We will begin Chapter 10. 3 Sound and Vibration.
Dec. 1721
 Our math exam will be Thursday, Dec.19 Topics 58 online
 Science wanted poster is due Dec. 18
 Mad minutes 3rd nine weeks will be subtraction with regrouping beginning with 3 digit by 3 digit, moving to 4,5, and 6 digits.
Math
Monday Lesson 10.2 Using objects to Divide: Division as sharing
Tuesday Lesson 10.3 Dividing 2 digit by 1 digit number
Wednesday INSPIRE
Thursday Lesson 10.4 Dividing 3 digit by 1 digit
Friday 60 % day!!
Science: Students will present their poster as they are turned in
Social Studies: We didn't get to create our pamphlet, so this will be done in class this week for a g1.
Dec. 1114
 Our math exam will be Thursday, dec. 19. It will be a Pearson test from Topics 58.
 Science wanted poster is due Dec. 18. wanted poster
 Social studies writing project is due Dec. 12.
Math
Monday Lesson 9.5 Multiplication and Division Stories (quiz 9.4 and mad minutes)
Tuesday Lesson 9.6 Draw a picture and write an equation
Wednesday INSPIRE (practice test homework)
Thursday review for Topic 9 test
Friday Topic 9 test
Science: We will complete Chapter 8 and have a g2 vocab. test Friday, Dec. 14. Chapter 8
Social Studies: Students will chose a significant person from Chapter 4 and create/present a pamphlet describing what he/she did.
Dec. 37
 Christmas break begins Dec. 21 60% day
 Nine weeks test will be MondayWednesday Dec. 1719
Math
Monday review for Topic 8 test
Tuesday G2 topic 8 test Lesson 9.1 Using mental math to divide mad minutes
Wednesday INSPIRE/ students will practice dividing and multiplying 2 digit by 2 digit
Thursday Lesson 9.2 Estimating quotients lesson 9.1 quiz
Friday Lesson 9.3 Estimating quotients for greater dividends Lesson 9.3 quiz
Social Studies: review chapter 4 material for G2 test Friday, Dec. 7
Science: Begin Chapter 8 discuss the periodic table. students will be given their 2nd nine weeks Wanted Poster information and element of their choice. This is a G3. element wanted poster
Nov.2630
 We will see the Nutcracker at the BPAC Friday, Nov. 30.
 Christmas break begins Dec. 2160% day.
 Nine weeks test will be MondayWednesday Dec. 1719.
Math
Monday Lesson 8.2 Arrays and expanded algorithm
Tuesday Lesson 8.3 Multiplying 2 digit number by multiplies of 10 (quiz 8.2 and mad minutes)
Wednesday (Lesson 8.3 quiz)
Thursday Lesson 8.4 Multiplying 2 digit by 2 digit numbers
Friday Lesson 8.5 Problem Solving: Two questions problems (lesson 8.4 quiz)
Social Studies
Here is the social studies nine weeks project! 2nd nine weeks project The students will receive this Monday, Nov. 28. It is due Dec. 12 or earlier if you get done!It will count as a G3.
We will cover Chapter 4 over the next two weeks. We will complete several G1 grades in class. G2 test will be Friday, Dec. 7! Here are the notes and review for this test. Ch. 4 notes and review
Science: We will cover Chapter 10.4 Light. During this week, we will complete our science experiment Light and Visibility and complete passage and multiple choice.
Nov. 1216
 money for school day pics are due Nov. 12
 Progress reports go home Friday, Nov. 16.
 Thanksgiving Break is Nov. 1923
 semester exams will be the week of Dec. 1720
Math
Monday Lesson 7.2 quiz Lesson 7.3 Using rounding to estimate
Tuesday mad minute/Lesson 7.3 quiz Lesson 7.4 Using compatible numbers to estimate
Wednesday INSPIRE
Thursday Lesson 7.4 quiz review for G2 test Friday Topic 7 by completing topic 7 test in the book and digital enhancement test
Friday Topic 7 G2 test Lesson 8.1 Array and Multiplying 2 digit numbers
Social Studies: We will complete chapter 3 activities this week.G2 Chapter 3 test will be Thursday, November 15. Chapter 3 review
Science: We will complete Chapter 10. G2 test is Wednesday, November 14. Chapter 10 review
Nov. 59
Math
Monday Lesson 6.6 Missing or extra information (lesson 6.5 quiz)
Tuesday mad minute review for Topic 6 G2 test
Wednesday topic 6 G2 test INSPIRE
Thursday Lesson 7.1 Arrays and multiplying 2 digit numbers by multiples of 10
Friday quiz 7.1 Lesson 7.2 Using mental math to mult. 2 digit numbers
Science: Begin chapter 10 Energy Transfer
Social Studies: Begin Chapter 3: Early People of MS students will complete a cloze activity and the chapter review (G1) for Chapter test Thursday, Nov. 15 .
Oct. 29Nov.
 We will go to the BPAC Thursday, Nov. 1.
 Wednesday, Oct. 31 is Booster Club fun day. Pay $1 to wear Halloween ColorsNOT costumes!!
Math
Monday Lesson 6.2 Connecting the Expanded and Standard Algorithm (lesson 6.1 quiz)
Tuesday (mad Minute and 6.2 quiz) Lesson 6.3 Multiplying 2 digit by 1 digit numbers
Wednesday INSPIRE (Lesson 6.3 quiz)
Thursday Lesson 6.4 Multiplying 3 and 4 digit by 1 digit numbers
Friday  Lesson 6.5 Multiplying by a 1 digit number (Lesson 6.4 quiz)
Social Studies: We will study the Great Plain Native Americans. Students will create a mask in class, G1. they will read the passage and answer questions, G1.
Science: We will finish chapter 1 and have a G2 test Friday, Nov. 2. Chapter 1 notes and review
Oct. 2226
 mad minutes this nine weeks will addition with 3,4,5,and 6 digits starting with 3 minutes
 Fall break is Friday, Oct. 19 and Monday, Oct. 22
 report cards go home Wednesday, Oct. 24
 Reading fair is Thursday, Oct. 24
 Mrs. Bonner has assigned students a disease book that is due Oct. 26. This will count as one G2 and two G1.
Math
Monday Fall Break
Tuesday (mad Minute) Lesson 5.6 Problem Solving
Wednesday INSPIRE
Thursday review for topic 5 test by complete the book review and the digital enhancement test
Friday Topic 5 g2 test, Lesson 6.1 Arrays and Using an expanded algorithm
Science: Chapter 1 Life science Chapter 1 notes and review
Social studies: We discuss the Eastern Woodland Native Americans this week. G1 grades will be completed. Kachina dolls are due Oct. 24. It is worth one G2 and one G1. Kachina doll project
Oct. 1519
Math
Monday lesson 5.3 Breaking apart to multiply (lesson 5.2 quiz)
Tuesday Lesson 5.4 Using mental math to multiply (mad minutes and lesson 5.3 quiz)
Wednesday (Lesson 5.4 quiz)
Thursday Lesson 5.5 Using rounding to estimate
FridayFall Break
Science: We will complete our body systems this week with the nervous system. We will label each part and complete a passage.
Social Studies: Students will complete the south west Native American chart and receive their Kachina doll project. This will be worth a G2 and G1. Southwest Native American
Oct. 812
 The end of the nine weeks is Friday, Oct. 12.
 Please purchase a pair of earphones if you child doesn't have a pair!
 Report cards go home Wednesday, Oct. 24.
 The reading fair is Thursday, Oct. 25.
 Harvest Festival is Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 5:307:30. Please come and enjoy to help support our school!!
 Fall break is Oct. 1922!!
 Our second nine weeks mad minutes is addition with regrouping. We will start with 3 digits and go up to 6 digits every other week.
Math
Monday Lesson 4.6 Draw a picture and write an equation
Tuesday Mad minute test Review for topic 4 test
Wednesday BPAC show INSPIRE
Thursday Lesson 5.1 Arrays and Multiplying by 10 and 100 Topic 4 G2 test
Friday (lesson 5.1 quiz) Lesson 5.2 multiplying by 10 and 100
Science: We will discuss the digestion system this week. Students will be given the labeled body Monday, as well as, the job of each part. G2 test on this Friday. They will label the parts with a word bank and list at least 2 functions of the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.
Social Studies: We will discuss the southeast Native Americans this week. The totem pole is due Thursday, Oct. 11, but can be turned in earlier. This will be worth one G2 and two G1's.
October 15
If you child doesn't have a pair of earphones, please purchase these! They use them daily for Iready.
Math
MondayLesson 4.4 Subtracting Whole Numbers (lesson 4.3 quiz)
Tuesday Lesson 4.5 Subtracting across zero (mad minute/quiz 4.4)
Wednesday Friday the students left from the trip will work on the following: compensation, addition/subtraction with regrouping, place value, and rounding
Science: G2 test Tuesday, Oct. 2 on the Muscular system muscular system review
social Studies: We will begin our Native American unit that will last several weeks. A handout will be sent home Monday discussing the project that is due Thursday, October 11 . All of the materials, except for the paper towel roll, are supplied. This project will be one G2 and two G1's. One of the G1's will be for the paragraph. We will begin with the northwest Coast Native Americans. Have fun with this!!
September 2428
Math
Monday review for Topic 3 test by completing topic 3 test in the book and also digital enhancement test as a class.
Tuesday (mad minute test) Topic 3 G2 test Lesson 4.1 Using Mental Math to add and subtract
Wednesday NonInspire students will complete the work reinforcing the following: expanded form, addition/subtraction with regrouping, place value, rounding
Thursday Lesson 4.2 Estimating sums and differences of whole numbers (lesson 4.1 quiz)
Friday Lesson 4.3 Adding whole numbers (lesson 4.2 quiz and morning work quiz)
Social Studies: A review for chapter 2 test was given. Our G2 chapter 2 test will be Friday, September 28. Chapter 2 (link)
Science: We will cover and complete the muscular system this week. Our G2 vocab test will be Tuesday, Oct. 2 muscular system review (link)
September 1721
Math
Monday Lesson 3.3 comparing numbers (quiz 3.2)
Tuesday Lesson 3.4 Comparing greater numbers (mad minutes) (quiz 3.3)
Wednesday (quiz 3.5) Noninspire students will work on fractions, addition/sub. with regrouping, and place value
Thursday Lesson 3.5 Rounding Whole Number
Friday Lesson 3.6 Making an organized list (quiz 3.5)
Science: We will continue discussing the skeletal system and completing G1 activities in class. Students will label the bottom portion of the human body for G2 grade Friday, September 21.
Social Studies: We will continue in Chapter 2.
September 1014
Progress reports go home Sept. 13. Remember this is a live document, so depending on when I print them, other grades may have been given.
Math
Monday review for Topic 2 test by completing online digital enhancement test and test review in the book.
Tuesday Topic 2 G2 test Lesson 3.1 Representing Numbers (mad minute 2min. 15 sec. )
Wednesday INSPIRE (quiz from lesson 3.1) remaining students will complete activities to work on fractions, addition/subtraction regrouping, and tables
Thursday Lesson 3.2 Place Value relationships
Friday (quiz on lesson 3.2) Lesson 3.3 Comparing Numbers
Science: We Will be covering the skeletal system this week. A human body will be handed out Monday. The top half G2 test will be Friday, Sept. 14, and the bottom half will be Friday, Sept. 21. A word bank will be supplied. Students will be completing various activities in class for G1 grades.
Social Studies: We will begin Chapter 2. We will discuss the six regions of the country in depth. Students will complete various activities during the week for G1 grades.
September 37
 We will be going to a fishing rodeo Wednesday, September 5! If you haven't sent back the permission slip, please do.
 No school Monday, Sept.3 for Labor Day!
Math
Tuesday (mad minute) Lesson 2.4 Writing rules for situations
Wednesday quiz for lesson 2.3 and 2.4
Thursday Lesson 2.5 Geometric patterns
Friday Lesson 2.6 Act it out and Reason quiz for 2.5, morning work quiz
Science: We will begin discussing and labeling the respiratory system.
Social Studies: Students will complete page 1 for a g1 and a G2 Chapter 1 test Friday, Sept. 7. The review was given last Wednesday. chapter 1 notes
August 2731
To log into Pearson's website, your child's MSIS number is his/her login. This number can be found on your active parent account. Everyone's password is password1.
Please consider joining the Booster Club! They have provided us with many wonderful additions and repairs to our school!
Math
Monday review for Topic 1 test by completing pages 3435 and the online enhancement test.
Tuesday  (mad minute test) Topic 1 G2 online test Lesson 2.1 Repeating Patterns
Wednesday INSPIRE begins the students left in the room will complete center work reviewing the following material: multiplication/division word problems, division models, and subtracting across zero
Thursday Lesson 2.2 Number sequence (quiz on 2.1)
Friday morning work quiz Lesson 2.3 Extending tables (quiz on 2.2)
Science: We will continue discussing the circulatory system. We will labeled the circulatory system diagram/chart Thursday, Aug. 23. There will be a G2 test on this chart and diagram Friday, August 31.
Social Studies: We will begin chapter 1 discussing MS and various types of landscape found here.
August 1317
Please remember to send any BPAC money if you haven't already.
Math
Monday Lesson 1.1 Meanings of Multiplication
Tuesday Lesson 1.2 Patterns of Facts (mad minute test G1)
Wednesday Lesson 1.3 Multiplication Properties
Thursday Lesson 1.4 3,4,6,7,and 8 as factors
Friday Multiplication as Comparison (morning work quiz G1)
Science: We will continue discussing the circulatory system. We will labeled the circulatory system diagram/chart Thursday, Aug. 23. There will be a G2 test on this chart and diagram Friday, August 31.
Social Studies: We will begin chapter 1 discussing MS and various types of landscape found here.
August 2024
Signed papers will come home this Tuesday! Please sign and return the red folder and papers Wednesday.
Our missing homework policy is if a student misses homework, a homework note will be sent home and he/she will sit out recess. After the second missed homework, a detention will be given for the following Thursday.
Open House is Monday, Aug. 20 from 67:30! Hope you can come!
Math
Monday Lesson 1.6 Meaning of Division
Tuesday Lesson1.7 Multiplication and division comparison problems (mad minute test)
Wednesday Lesson 1.8 Special Quotients
Thursday Lesson 1.9 Using multiplication facts to find division facts
Friday 1.10 Draw a picture and write an equation (morning work quiz G1)
Science: Our district has adopted a new science curriculum STEMscopes! We will begin this week with L.4.1 Human Body Systems.

Fourth Grade ELA
Announcements for 1/221/25
 I was called out of town on Friday, so our classroom spelling bee will be on Tuesday, January 22.
 No school on Monday, 1/21, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Graded papers will go home on Wednesday, 1/23.
 Please check with your child to make sure s/he has functioning earbuds/headphones at school. We use them every day.
 Please feel free to contact me at any time at jshy@cleveland.k12.ms.us. To sign up for Remind, text @d8364h to 81010.
Reading for 1/221/25
This week in class, we will be reading another nonfiction story from the Journeys reading book. It is a biography about Cesar Chavez, who championed the rights of farmworkers. It is called "Harvesting Hope."
Target Vocabulary: overcome, association, captiol, drought, dedicate, publicity, violence, conflicts, horizon, brilliant
Target Skill: Persuasion
Target Strategy: Infer/Predict
Spelling for 1/221/25
This week's words have prefixes re, un, and dis. They are unused, refresh, dislike, replace, unpaid, redo, disorder, unplanned, distrust, rewind, untrue, unload, recall, displease, uneven, rebuild, restart, uncover, untidy, discolor.
Here's the homework for the week:
Tuesday: Write the spelling words three times each, in cursive, in alphabetical order.
Wednesday: Write ten sentences with a spelling word in each, making sure the spelling word is used correctly (endings may be changed). Each sentence should have at least six words in it. Sentence 1 should have a compound subject; Sentence 2 should have a compound verb.
Thursday: Dictation test.
Friday: Spelling word test.
English for 1/221/25
Last week, we began Chapter 11 and introduced interjections. This week, we will begin studying how to make nouns possessive. We'll classify sentences that contain possessive noun adjectives. We will also continue to punctuate dialogue! The vocabulary words for this chapter are colossal and generous.
Vocabulary Workshop for 1/222/1
We review the Vocabulary Workshop words every day in class, and students should review them at home, too. Unit 10 words are distress, drench, dwell, juvenile, outstanding, proceed, register, sift, spree, tardy, unfit, variety.
 Synonyms/Antonyms (G1) will be on Friday, 1/25.
 Completing the Sentence (G1) will be on Thursday, 1/31.
 The Unit 10 Test (G2) will be on Friday, February 1.
Announcements for 1/141/18
 Our classroom spelling bee will be on Friday, January 18. The word list went home this week.
 Report cards will go home on 1/15. Also, we go to the BPAC on 1/15 to see Erth's Aquarium. You have already paid for this trip.
 Please check with your child to make sure s/he has functioning earbuds/headphones at school. We use them every day.
 Please feel free to contact me at any time at jshy@cleveland.k12.ms.us. To sign up for Remind, text @d8364h to 81010.
Reading for 1/141/18
I was so pleased with the growth students showed on their iReady benchmark reading tests! Reports for individual students will go home in their Tuesday folders.
Students have new AR goals based on the most recent STAR reading test. Those goals will also go home in this week's folder.
This week in class, we will be reading a nonfiction story from the Journeys reading book called "The Life and Times of the Ant."
Target Vocabulary: transport, social, obstacles, scarce, exchanges, transfers, chamber, reinforce, storage, excess
Target Skill: Text Features/Parts of a Book
Target Strategy: Questioning
Spelling for 1/141/18
This week's words have final /j/ and /s/. They are glance, judge, damage, package, twice, stage, carriage, since, practice, marriage, baggage, office, message, bridge, chance, notice, ridge, manage, palace, bandage.
Here's the homework for the week:
Monday: Write the spelling words three times each, in cursive, in alphabetical order.
Tuesday: Complete the Spelling Word sort in the workbook.
Wednesday: Write ten sentences with a spelling word in each, making sure the spelling word is used correctly (endings may be changed). Each sentence should have at least six words in it. Sentence 1 should have a compound subject; Sentence 2 should have a compound verb.
Thursday: Dictation test.
Friday: Spelling word test.
English for 1/141/18
We have completed Chapter 9 in the Shurley English. We will review punctuating dialogues on Monday and will have our chapter test on Tuesday, 1/15. The vocabulary words for this chapter are biography and hesitate.
Vocabulary Workshop for 1/81/18
We review the Vocabulary Workshop words every day in class, and students should review them at home, too. Unit 9 words are convict, discipline, dungeon, earnest, enclose, gradual, grumble, jagged, nourish, provision, treaty, uneasy.
 Completing the Sentence (G1) will be on Thursday, January 17.
 The Unit 9 Test (G2) will be on Friday, January 18.