Thursday, September 25, 2014

Newsletter 9-26-14

Ms. Howell’s 4th Grade Class
September 26, 2014
Dear Parents,

I enjoyed meeting with all of you during parent/teacher conferences this week. I know I shared a wealth of information during a short amount of time, so if you have any questions please let me know.  I greatly value parent/teacher communication, as well as your support at home. If you have any questions please email me at:

Below are just a few reminders/notes that you will find in the Friday folder:
·       The October reading bookmark is in this week’s Friday folder
·       Information about the PTA Fundraiser is in this week’s Friday folder.  The goal is to raise money for swing sets on the playground.  The dates of the fundraiser are September 29 – October 6
·       The October Fitness Challenge Calendar is in the Friday folder.  Have Fun and Be Active this month!!!
·       Burnette PTA is Rolling Out the Red Carpet for a Night at the Movies Dance Extravaganza Friday, October 3rd 6:00-8:30 at Peachtree Ridge High School. 

School Wide Information   
September 29 – October 3: PTA Fundraiser Week (see note in Friday folder)
Wednesday, October 1st: PTA Reflections Due
Friday, October 3rd: Label Ladies; PTA Dance at Peachtree Ridge High School @ 6:30
Monday, October 13th: Columbus Day Student Holiday
Friday, October 17th: Report Cards

Next Week at a Glance
Reading – Greek Myths; Finding Text Evidence
Writing – Narrative Writing
Grammar -Subjects and Predicates (Reading Class 1 test on Tuesday); Simple and Compound Sentences
Word Study –vocal, convoke, revoke, invoke, vocabulary, vocalize, convocation, vocation, avocation, multivocal Fry Words: building, business, carefully, cells, cents
Social Studies- Explorers – we will get a study guide next week for our unit test:
               M/W Class – Vocab Test on October 1; Unit Test on October 8
               T/Th Class – Unit Test on October 9  
Science – Weather M/W Class Test: Wednesday, October 8th T/T Class Test: Thursday, October 9th
Math    9:00 Class Multiplication (factors, multiples, prime, composite, divisibility rules, greatest common factor, least common multiple, word problems with GCF and LCM) Test Friday, October 3rd
10:30 Class Multiplication (factors, multiples, prime, composite, divisibility rules

Specials Rotation:    
Monday – Music
Tuesday – Technology
Wednesday –PE
Thursday – PE

Friday – Art

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