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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Thursday January 19
There is grammar homework for both classes. We have started action and linking verbs today. Students are to write 5 sentences and underline the linking verb. Please review nouns and verbs as there is still much misunderstanding.
Have a great night!
Tomorrow is dress down day. Students can wear jeans or sweats, but they must wear a Spartan approved shirt or spirit day shirt.
This week is the start of Red Ribbon Week, and it will run through Tuesday, October 31.
Students may show their school spirit on Wednesday by dressing up in NS clothes. Thursday they may wear their favorite team shirt/jersey. Friday they may wear jeans before changing into their Halloween costume. Please remember to follow dress code, but still have fun.
Friday the parade will start at 2pm and will find its way to the high school stadium. Classroom parties will follow. 4th grade has collected $5/student to help defray the cost of snacks. If you haven't sent yours in, please do so. Students may also bring in candy/snacks, but remember it must be store bought.
Our spelling test will be Thursday on list 4. Students took a pre-test yesterday, and have had the list since last Friday. On the flip side is list 5, so please do not throw it away.
In grammar, we are learning compound sentences, which is a continuation of subjects and predicates. Students MUST know how to find the …