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Welcome to Mrs. Blackstone’s Class Webpage


I hope this webpage serves as a good resource for parents and students throughout the school year.  I will post class procedures, homework assignments, and important documents to this page on a weekly basis.  Be sure to visit often to stay up-to-date with the latest class news! You can click "Subscribe" to automatically receive updates through your email account.  


Recent Posts

Week of January 23rd

ELAR- Identify various text features
Math- Represent data on a frequency table, dot plot, or stem-and-leaf plot marked with whole numbers and fractions.
Science- Rotations with Ms. Kennedy
Social Studies- Review of LaSalle's troubles
Field Trip on Tuesday! 

Valentine’s Day is around the corner!  Our class will have a card exchange at 2:30pm on February 14th.  We encourage your child to bring in a decorated shoebox for the card exchange.  The cards may be store bought or student-made (A class list is attached with this week’s homework)!  Have fun and be creative!

Week of January 17th

ELAR- Identify the facts or details that support the main idea
Math- Represent data on a frequency table marked with whole numbers and fractions
Science- Rotations with Ms. Kennedy
Social Studies- Explain when, where, and why the Spanish established settlements and missions in Texas

Week of December 5th

ELAR- I can make inferences about a text.
Math- I can use the standard algorithm to divide.
Science- Rotations with Mrs. Kennedy
Social Studies-I can summarize motivations for European exploration.  
Celebrations around the World- Thursday, December 8th
We've extended the deadline for Gingerbread House donations until Monday, December 13th.  Thank you for your support :) 

Help, Please!

Gingerbread House

STEAM Activity

Dear Parents-

 On Friday, December 16th, we will be setting aside some time for students to participate in a STEAM (science, technology, arts, engineering, and math) activity designing and building gingerbread houses in celebration of the winter season.

In order to do so, we need to request a few supplies from those of you that are willing to donate. Below you will see a list of suggested items. If you are able, please send in any of the items listed for the students to use in the construction of their houses. Please send all donations in by Monday, December 5th.

 If you are not able to donate at this time, we understand. As always, all students will still be invited to participate.

 Thank you so much for your support during a busy time of year! We wish all of you a wonderful holiday season with your families.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Happy Holidays!

FSHE Fourth Grade Team


Requested Items:


Vanilla Wafers   

Cake Sprinkles      

Marshmallow Cream 


Gum Drops

Boxes of Graham



Candy Canes

Cinnamon Candies

Tubs of White Frosting

Gummy Bears

Stick Pretzels

Milk Chocolate Candies


Chocolate drops

Chex Rice Cereal

Jelly Beans

Mini Marshmallows Pointy Ice Cream Cones



* Or any other candy that can be used to decorate our houses


Week of November 14th

ELAR- Make inferences about a biography
Math- Use the standard algorithm to solve multiplication problems
Science- Rotations with Mrs. Wilcox
Social Studies- Unit 02 Assessment

Week of November 7th

ELAR- compare a person's biography to a work of fiction; understand the role of prepositions in sentences
Math- use base ten blocks and other strategies to solve multiplication problems
Science- Rotations with Mrs. Wilcox
Social Studies- Review Week 

Upcoming Events

Nov 10th- Thanksgiving Feast and Flu Clinic

Nov 11th- Veteran’s Day, No School

Nov 15th- Raising Cane’s Spirit Night

Nov 21st- Thanksgiving Break


Week of October 31st

ELAR- make inferences about the structured patterns and features of literary non-fiction
Math- multiply across zeroes
Science- Rotations with Mrs. Wilcox
Social Studies- Compare how various American Indian groups governed themselves