Thursday, September 24th, 2020
*Read-a-thon...last Thursday envelopes were sent home and we kicked off our Read-a-thon fundraiser. This is a great opportunity for family members, neighbors, etc...to donate and give back to WACS. Our goal this year is to have each student raise $50...this gives us a classroom goal of $850! Donations can be made online at https://sites.google.com/
Please read for 10 minutes and
write one sentence that tells me what you read into your SAB.
We are currently reading the book Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds as a class
We will do many written exercises throughput the year to reinforce reading strategies & skills.
(prediction, context clues, visualizing, inferences, & vocabulary)
Animal essay & poster or slideshow has been extended to Friday, September 25th.
(See side Writing Assignments tab)
Please use the packet of directions and rubric as a guide.
There is plenty of time before 8:00 am each day to work on this in school, however, the students have the option to take their work home for "fine tuning".
3 questions on Exercise 4 ws
State Flower ws (Time before school and class time is given to complete.)
Due: Tuesday, September 29th
Please study the 11 NE state abbreviations using your flashcards as a guide.
Test: Tuesday, September 29th
(2 practice tests will be sent home on Tuesday, September 22nd, to help with studying for the test.)
New Hampshire NH
New York NY
New Jersey NJ
Rhode Island RI
The fourth grade students will start their state reports next week! The research project will continue throughout the school year using short weekly assignments. At the end of the school year, all information and assignments are gathered into one colorful book report. They are truly a beautiful sight!
*We will continue to work on landforms, map skills, states, and capitals.
Hey, kids! If you have an extra minute, check this out:
Please study the Poem of the Month
Due: September 30th
We will work to identify singular, plural, possessive, plural possessive, and proper nouns. In addition, we are learning the correct use of adverbs, articles, interjections, and introductory phrases within our writing.
Spelling word list from unit 4 (skill: Long e: ea, ee, ie)
Final word test is on Friday, September 25th
Spelling pages 32 & 34 due Friday, September 25th
We are reviewing the basic strokes within cursive letter formation such as downcurves, curve forward, double curves, over & undercurves, and slanted loops.