Friday, August 22, 2014

Newsletter for the Week of August 25th

Ms. Howell’s 4th Grade Class
August 22, 2013
Dear Parents,
It was so nice to see many of you at Curriculum Night last night.  Thank you for taking the time out of your schedules to come and hear about the curriculum we will be covering this year.  If you were unable to attend, I will post copy of the Powerpoint on the website and send you an e-mail with it attached.  You will also find copies of paperwork for the BYOD in your child’s Friday folder.  As always, if you ever have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

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 this Friday, August 29th
·       Don’t forget to return recorder orders to Mrs. Grant as soon as possible. 
·       School pictures are this Wednesday, August 27th.  Don’t forget to send in the envelope from last week’s Friday folder if you plan to order pictures.    
·       Please send in BYOD forms as soon as possible.  A form must be received if you plan to allow your child to bring a device from home. 

School Wide Information   
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 –Tracking our Thinking while reading/F&P Assessments
Writing –Journal entries – Journals are due on August 29th; Set up Writer’s Workshop
Grammar: Simple subjects/predicates, Possessives
Word Study college, collide, collect, compact, compete, compress, composition, combine, complete, collateral, afraid, after, agreed, afternoon, alone
Social Studies- Native Americans; Vocab Test (M/W group August 25th)
ScienceWater Test M/W group on Wednesday, September 3rd
Water Test T/Th group on Thursday, September 4th
Math Place Value and Rounding *Both groups will have a test next Friday, August 29th

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

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