Friday, August 15, 2014

Newsletter for the Week of August 18th

Ms. Howell’s 4th Grade Class
August 15, 2014
Dear Parents,                                                                                                          
What a busy week! This week the students started switching classes for content area. You will hear more about this next week at Curriculum Night. Curriculum Night is this Thursday, August 21st for grades 3-5.  I look forward to seeing many of you there as we discuss what we will be learning throughout the year.  If you are unable to attend then I will email the powerpoint and other information to you, so that you will be informed.

Below are just a few reminders/notes that you will find in the Friday folder:
·       Don’t forget to be working on completing the Media Center bookmark for August.  All bookmarks are due on August 29th
·       If you requested a car rider number, but did not get your tag, they are included in this week’s Friday folder for you. 
·       There is information from Mrs. Grant about ordering recorders for music this year.  If you plan to order, please return the form to school as soon as possible.    
·       School pictures are coming soon.  You will find a flyer in this week’s Friday folder about school pictures. 

School Wide Information   
Thursday, August 21 – Curriculum Night (grades 3-5); 6:30 – 8:00
Thursday, August 27 – Picture Day
Thursday, August 28 – Chick-fil-a Spirit Night
Monday, September 1 – Labor Day Holiday

Next Week at a Glance
Reading – Setting up Reader’s Workshop/Tracking our Thinking while reading/F&P Assessments
Writing –Journal entries – Journals are due on August 29th
Grammar: Simple and compound sentences
Word Study inspect, inhale, induct, inhabit, import, ingest, imprison, impulse, input, invoke, above, another, children, able, cross
Social Studies- Native Americans; Vocab Test (M/W group August 25th, T/Th group August 21st)
Science –Water/Weather; Vocab Test (M/W group on August 20th, T/Th group on August 21st)
Math Place Value and Rounding

Specials Rotation:    
Monday – PE
Tuesday –PE
Wednesday – Art                        *Please be sure to wear appropriate shoes for PE.
Thursday – Music
Friday –MTC

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