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Mrs. Herring
Ashland, PA, United States
Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! I will be teaching your child ELA (reading, grammar, spelling). I will try to follow the homework helpline assignments as best I can. As always, there may be some unforseeable events. Please keep in mind we need to have an open line of communication for you the student/parent to have a great year. Looking forward to a great school year!!

Week ending March 23, 2018

What a week this has been!

Many of us have adjusted our test dates due to the weather cancellations.

Spelling pretest List 14 Eye of the Storm will be Monday.  Tuesday 3x each will be due.  Wednesday ABC order will be due.  Thursday write 5 compound words that are NOT part of the list.  Test will be Thursday.

Grammar test is moved to Tuesday.  Students may or may not have 20 sentences to do for homework.  Depends on how their class period goes.  Study subject/verb agreement.  If they do not agree, then the verb needs to change.  Ask student to find the subject then the verb to reinforce subjects and predicates.

Reading test is moved to Monday.  Students should study the vocabulary, signal words for generalizations, and related words.  Today the students are doing the Look Back & Write.

Thursday is PBIS reward.

ALL AR goals have been reduced to 3 pts for the remainder of the year.  Students may keep their higher goals for personal satisfaction!

Please turn in all book orders by Thu…

March 5, 2018

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…