Students will be engaged in English Language Arts. We will focus on the Common Core Standards which will prepare the students for the PSSA/Common Core Tests. We will be recalling information, building skills/concept areas, using strategic thinking and using extended thinking.
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Week of September 5, 2016
Book orders are due Friday. Please encourage your child to read at least 15 minutes a day.
Students will be working on a flip book for reading strategies to better understand what they are reading.
Spelling: Students received their final spelling list today. It is a cumulative review of previous lessons with the bonus words being words from lessons we haven't covered. If the student didn't earn an advance or proficient, then they have 3x each, cursive #1-25. This is different...1-25!! Test is Friday.
Grammar: We are discussing subject and object pronouns, demonstrative and reflexive pronouns. We completed workbook pages 261 and 268 today. Test is Thursday. The students will list the 4 types and the pronouns that follow each type, as well as identify the different types of pronouns in the sentences.
Reading: Review page 269 in the workbook. We will be having a sequence assessment on Friday. There is nothing to study, just be sure you know your time order words and can follow directions.
Social studies bottle buddy is due May 11th.
AR goals need to be met. Keep reading!
Friday is a dress up day for $1.00. Information went home last week.
May 1st is all day beginning band practice. Students need to have a lunch from home if they have not turned in a slip for lunch from the school. We will walk to the high school. If it is raining, we will be bussed.
May 2-3 is science PSSAs.
May 4 is April's reward. We will be walking over to the swimming pool. Students must have a permission slip on file to participate. Students also have to meet the requirements set forth on the behavior plan in the handbook. If they haven't, they will stay back in a 4th grade classroom. Swimmers may bring goggles. Be sure to have a towel or 2. Rain date will be May 9th.
May 5 any chaperone going on the field trip and approved by PTO needs to have their money in.
May 8-12 is book fair. Our day to shop is May 11, but students may shop throughout the week, time permitting.
May 8 4th grade is participating in Laps for Healthy Lungs. We will be walking around the hs track. Students may wea…
Monday the students in 4th grade may wear gym clothes. We will be walking around the high school track for an hour in the afternoon to benefit the American Lung Association Healthy Lungs. Students are strongly encouraged to donate at least $1. Students that raise the most money will receive recognition from the Lung Association later in the month.
Thursday May 11 is book fair, although students may shop at any time through the week.