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 Sept. 7
I will be out of the classroom today through Wednesday. I will be returning Thursday September 14.
Students have been super busy collecting money for the Boosterthon. As of this morning, my homeroom had $25/lap raised. We are very close to the $30 level as a class, which is a classroom surprise snack provided by me. If the school raises $20,000, the principals will dress as queens and get pied in the face. Let's keep making those donations!
Tomorrow is the Fun Run. Students are encouraged to wear sweatpants and the field trip shirt. If a student doesn't dress for the Fun Run, they must be in dress code school approved clothes. NO JEANS! The Fun Run will take place in the afternoon for 4th grade.
Monday is the PBIS reward. If a student has earned all 4 stamps, they may dress down for the day. Jeans, sweatpants, Spartan t-shirt, or dress code clothing.
Valentine's Day party is Friday February 9th, beginning at 2pm. Students may bring in Valentines to share with their classmates. If a treat is being sent in, please be sure it is store bought. We will be provid…
This week we are reading Adelina's Whales which is fiction. It is an amazing story about the gray whale and human contact. Students worked on their vocabulary in their interactive notebooks. If they didn't finish in class, they should finish at home. Adelina's Whales also uses fact/opinion to organize the story. Students in periods 1 & 2 have worksheets to complete on f/o and multiple meaning words.
In grammar, we will begin helping and main verbs. Students are still struggling with verbs, so please encourage your child to find the verb in any written material. Test will be Monday March 12.
Spelling list 13 How Night... pretest will be Monday March 12.
As of now, Friday is a paid dress down day. Yes, it is also Spring pictures, PBIS reward, and AR reward.
Thursday, 4th grade will be listening to a guest speaker from Universal Forest Products. Thursday is also "Dress Like Your Hero." Heroes do NOT only include professional athletes, musicians, or ac…