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February 3, 2017

Wow!  1st month of 2017 is behind us already!  Where is the time going?

Spelling list 12 test was today.  Students had to know the meaning and spelling of the words this week because they were homophones (their, there, they're).  Continue looking for other homophones in your reading and improve your vocabulary.  Next spelling test will be February 13, list 13.

Grammar:  We will continue working with verbs, learning the difference between helping and main verbs.  I always tell the students Herring is better than Moyer that is why H for helping verb is 1st in a sentence!  Just a way for them to try and remember.  Test will be next Friday.

Reading:  We will be reading Adelina's Whales.  This is a great, non fiction story between a young girl and the whales.  Students have already been studying the vocabulary words.  We will also be working on words with more than one meaning.  Test will be next Friday.

Wednesday is a data delay, so students will have a 2 hour delay.
Friday is the Valentine's Day party.  PTO approved parents may come in for 2pm.

Have a great weekend!
Mrs. Herring


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Week of April 17, 2017

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.

Have a great week!

Calendar of Events for May

May 1 and 8 school will be extended until 345.

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…

Friday May 5

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.

Friday May 12 is a paid dress down day.

Have a great weekend!
Mrs. Herring