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Hankin, Deanna
4th Grade Teacher

Classroom Donations

-Composition notebooks

-Ticonderoga brand Pencils

-Water Colors

-Highlighters - yellow, pink, blue, or green

-Colored Pencils

-CRAYOLA Markers, broad tip, box of 10

-Expo dry erase markers

-Pens (Red/Blue/Black)

-Kid-sized pair of scissors

-Small pencil sharpener (must be self-enclosed...we don't want pencil shavings all over our floor or desk!)


-Large Pink erasers (such as Pink Pearl)

-pencil top erasers

-Elmer's white school glue

-Glue stick

-Post-it Notes

-Ziploc bags (any size)


-Post-it Notes


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Mrs. Hankin's Fourth Grade


Classroom Information

Welcome To The Wonderful World of Fourth Grade!

Treat people the way you want to be treated.

Be honest. Honest people are respected,

and even if you are in the wrong,

you will be respected a lot more for your honesty.

Do your job and have your supplies on hand. 

Try your hardest. Let me know if you are having trouble.

I can't help you if I am not informed. 

Conduct yourself respectfully when you are out of my classroom,

for example: lunch\recess.  


Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:10-8:20 Running

Tuesday, Thursday:                8:10-8:40 PE

Monday-Friday                        8:40-10:15 Language Arts

                                                10:15-10:30 Recess

                                                10:30-12:00 Math

                                                12:00-12:45 Lunch

                                                12:45-1:20 Writing Integrated Social Studies and Science

Monday, Wednesday, Friday  1:30-2:40  Science

Tuesday, Thursday                 1:30-2:30 Exploratory

Monday-Friday                        2:40-3:52 Planners


Dance Wednesday 9:15-9:45

            Friday          8:45-9:15

Music  Thursday     8:40-9:15 




Story of My Name

Story of Your Name Homework is due August 26, 2014.


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Summer Reading List

Blubber by Judy Blume (I loved this book when I was a child.)

Freckle Juice By Judy Blume

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (My son loved this book.)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (Fun book!!!!)

Jumanji By Chris Van Allsburg (Great picture book.)

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo  (Great book! Different from the movie.) 

Matilda by Roald Dahl (funny!!!!)

The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks (Popular with most 4th graders.)

Shiloh by Phillis Reynolds Naylor (This book will make you cry.)

Charlotte's Web by E. B. White (Classic)

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl (Another great book by a fantastic author.)

Fourth Grade Rats by Jerry Spinelli

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (My son read the whole series and loved them.)

The Hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien (If you are up for a challenge this is a wonderful book.)

Princess Academy by Shannon Hale (I love this writer. Her husband Nathan writes Graphic Novels for kids. They are wonderful for reluctant readers.)

Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner (Wonderful story!)

Crispin by Avi (All of his books are wonderful.)

Frindle by Andrew Clements (Class Favorite)

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (Great Series)

Holes by Louis Sacher (My boys loved this book last year.)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (Class Favorite)

I Funny Series by James Patterson (Popular with boys) 

Animal Heroes by Sandra Markle

Sabertooth by Patrick O'Brian

The Grapes of Math by Greg Tang (He writes good books.)

Anything By Patricia Polacco

Independent Book Essential Questions

What is the theme or main message of the book?

What specific details from the book support your conclusion?

How do the character's actions help you determine the theme?

What words does the author use to describe the character? (Use specific details from the book)

What words help me understand what the character is thinking? (Use specific details from the book)

What words does the author use to describe the setting? (Use specific details from the book)

How does the setting impact the outcome of the story?

Is this story's theme similar to other stories that I've read?

Summarize the story.