Ms. Price's Class Newsletter

March 16, 2015

What We Will Learn This Week

Language Arts

Genre focus: Literary Texts: Myths

Comprehension Focus: Generalizing and Visualizing

Vocabulary Focus: Unfamiliar Words—Context Clues

Amazing Words: (understand the word meaning - not spelling)

creatures, darkness, dazzle, gratitude, impact, moon, nightfall, prowl, thrive, tolerate

Writing: Expository Personal Narrative (week 1 of 2)

Written Conventions Focus: Review for Editing and Revising (week 1 of 2)


Frequency Tables, Reading and Making Dot Plots, Reading and Making Stem and Leaf Plots, Use Representations

Social Studies

Hard Times: How did the Great Depression and Dust Bowl affect life in Texas? What was the role of Texas in World War II?

Homework! - Please help your child be responsible and accountable for doing their Homework daily.

Reading (30 minutes) - iStation OR Book of Choice

Math (30 minutes) - Think Through Math and learn those multiplication math facts

Spelling (10 minutes minimum) - study the pattern, practice the spelling, look for words that fit the pattern

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Date Reminders

March 9-13 - Spring Break

March 24 (Tuesday) - Spring Pictures

March 26 - Report Cards

March 27 (Friday) - 4th Grade Tailgate Party after school

March 30-31 - STAAR Writing (4th grade)

Friday, April 3rd - Bad Weather Make-Up Day

April 21 - STAAR Math (4th grade)

April 22 - STAAR Reading (4th grade)