Springstroh Times

May 6, 2016

This Week's Learning...

Everyday Math

This week we began our FINAL unit of the Everyday Math curriculum. In this combined unit we will be focusing on developing these skills:

  • Making estimates when measuring
  • US Customary System conversions
  • Metric System conversions


Writer's Workshop

In writing students have begun their new writing project where they are able to create an invention. This week we focused on identifying a problem and then creating an invention based off that problem.

**Ask your child...what invention did you create?

Reader's Workshop

In reading we have been analyzing different inventions that kids have created. We have looked at many silly and practical inventions so far.

**Ask your child...what has been your favorite invention so far?

Be Connected to the Classroom

Rescheduled Music Concert

Ms. Kosak returned to school this week and has been diligently working to reschedule the concert. The new date for our spring concert is Tuesday, May 24th at the Fort Atkinson High School.

Farm Day Field Trip

Our students had a fun time visiting Kutz Dairy Farm. We we were able to pet many farm animals and learned things about how the farm works. See the pictures below of us on our field trip!

Artist in Residence

This week we have been working with Chesney Snow to create sounds with our voices. We were able to meet with him three times this week to practice our newfound skills! See pictures below of our time with him.

Forward Exam is Over!

The Forward Exam is officially over for fourth grade! Our students have worked hard and put forth their best effort on this difficult test. We will be having a whole school celebration in the next couple of weeks! Congratulations on all your hard work fourth graders!