Thursday, September 4, 2014

September 5th Newsletter

Ms. Howell’s 4th Grade Class
September 5, 2014
Dear Parents,

I hope that you enjoyed your long Labor Day weekend! We have had a very busy four day week. I am really enjoying getting to know your children and getting settled in our routine. I appreciate all of your support at home and ensuring that your child is prepared for school each day. Enjoy your weekend!

Below are just a few reminders/notes that you will find in the Friday folder:
·       Forms for student clubs are included in this week’s Friday folder.  Please pay particular attention to whether or not your child will be in the Fall or Spring semesters of clubs.  
·       Parent-teacher conferences are coming up very soon (September 24-25).  Be looking for more information soon on how to sign-up online for your conference time.    

School Wide Information   
Friday, September 12 – Midterms go home
Thursday & Friday, September 24-25 – Early Release/Parent Conferences
September 22-26 – Book Fair

Next Week at a Glance
Reading – Reading Comprehension Strategies: Contrasts and Contradictions/Character Traits
Writing –Narrative Writing
Grammar: Subjects and Predicates; Fragments and Run-ons
Word Study – promote, progress, proceed, propeller, proclaim, pronoun, pro-war, product, proverb, profess, apple, arms, around, away, became    
Social Studies- Native American Test (M/W on September 10th; T/Th on September 9th)
Science – Water Test (M/W on September 10th; T/T on September 11th)  
Math    Solving multi-step problems using addition and subtraction (9:00 Class: Test September 12th)

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

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