We are officially one week away from Thanksgiving Break! There are lots of important updates for this week, so please take a few moments to read all of what I have included in this week’s post.
Even though Tiger Trot is over, students may continue to raise money until this Friday, November 17th. Remember that all donations go towards getting Teasley a brand new turf field!
4th grade t-shirt order forms and payment is due this Wednesday. However, due to low participation, we are extending this deadline to Friday. Please return these forms and the $6 payment ASAP. We would like for each 4th grader to have an amazing shirt to wear on field trip days, or any other special days throughout the year.
Please also remember to bring in field trip order forms and the $10 payment. These need to be turned in by the first week in December. (The field trip is December 7th)
The Thanksgiving Luncheon is this Thursday. We will dine at 11:00-11:40.
Please make sure your child practices their recorders 6 days a week for 15 minutes, and please sign off on their recorder logs. Students who have failed to practice and turn in their logs will receive a failing grade in Music for the 2nd nine weeks. If you have any questions about Recorder Karate, please visit Mrs. Mungin’s blog.
And finally, here is what we are doing in our classroom this week:
Reading: We will be working on making inferences this week. To make an inference, we take what the text tells us (text evidence), plus what we already know (prior knowledge) to make an inference about the text. We will have a test on Friday.
Writing: Students will be writing an opinion piece this week on what animal (dogs v.s cats) makes the better pet.
Science: We will be talking about Simple Machines this week. There will be a simple machines test on Friday. Students will also be completing an AT HOME project that will count as a project grade. The project is due on Thursday, November 30th (the Thursday after we return from break). Students were sent home with a hard copy of the project requirements, but I have attached a digital copy here: DesignaTurkeyTrapProject
Math: In math this week, we will be practicing multiplication using an Area Model. You can find an example of how to do an area model here: Area Model. We will have our test on Monday, after we return from break. Please continue to practice multiplication facts nightly at home, and sign your child’s log each night.
Spelling: Spelling words this week are words with the short o sound. Our test is on Friday. There is no spelling packet this week, however students were given the words to glue into their agendas. I also have the word list available for practice on my Spelling City page.
If you have any questions about anything, please email me!
Have a great week~