The Couvillion Courier Berea Elementary
100 Berea Drive
January 2012 Greenville, SC 29617
(864) 355 – 1500
N ews From Fo ur t h G ra de!
What Are We Doing This Month? Before Winter Break, your students brought home a
Math: Data Analysis & Probability announcement about the field trips the 4 th grade will
Social Studies: The American Revolution be participating in for the remainder of the year. On
Science: Astronomy Thursday, January 12th, we will be attending the Peace
Word Study: Prefixes/Suffixes Center to hear the symphony perform. All money and
Guided Reading: Traditional Literature & permission slips should already be turned in.
Realistic Fiction We also will be attending the play, “Freedom Train” at
Writing: Descriptions & Poetry Furman University on Wednesday, February 8th. We
will be reading this novel in class before we attend the
play! Information on this trip is attached to your
student’s permission slip which is in your Tuesday
UPCOMING EVENTS Folder.
Please be sure to review the Important Dates section (Thanks to PTA for paying the remainder of the
of the newsletter. Students will not be in attendance $10 fee per student!!)
on Friday, January 13th or Monday, January 16th. DUE: February 1st
Our 4th Grade night will be on Thursday, January 26th. We will also be attending another play in March, and
Please try to attend. Students will be able to show you possibly returning to Roper Mountain Science Center
the reading strategies they learning this year. Dinner in the Spring. More information to follow.
will be provided.
Check Out Our Website and
Our class website has information for you to access at IMPORTANT DATES:
home. There is a link to the class blog on the site January 12th – End of the 2nd Quarter
where you can see pictures and videos from our class
TITLE I PLANNING MEETING – 9:00
If you have any questions about accessing our website, Peace Center Field Trip
please let me know! January 13th – NO SCHOOL – Teacher
January 16th – NO SCHOOL – MLK Day
As a reminder, please make sure you are checking your
student’s planner each night. Students need to January 17th – Girl Scouts
complete their homework each night and complete January 19th – REPORT CARDS
their Reading Log each week. January 23rd – Healthy Eating Night
January 26th – 4th Grade Night 5:30 – 7:00