Cortez Spy Report ~WELCOME SPRING~

From the desk of Mrs. Cortez ~Week of March 21, 2016~

Important Lower Pottsgrove Upcoming Dates

3/22 ~ Book Swap
3/24 ~ Staff Development ~ No school for students
3/25 - 3/28 ~ Spring Break


Monday - *Read *Math Facts, *EDM Review Packet
Tuesday - *Read *Math Facts, *EDM Review Packet
Wednesday - Sunday *Read *Math Facts *Fun with family and friends... OUTSIDE, I hope!

Encore This Week

Monday - Day 2 - Library *Please remember your library books
Tuesday - Day 3 - Health
Wednesday - Day 4 - Art

We LOVE math!!!!

We will be reviewing Unit 8 and gearing up for our test on Wednesday .

Keep memorizing those multiplication facts! The students now each have a set of ninja multiplication cards to practice with at home and at school.

Use the link above to support your child's success as a 4th Grade Mathematician!

*Copies of ALL Study Links

*Help with 4th Grade algorithms

*Vocabulary definitions and examples

*Games that can be played at home.


1. Select Learn About Everyday Mathematics at the bottom of the screen. You do not need to sign in.

2. Select Parent Resources from the menu on the left.

3. Select Grade 4.

4. Select the Unit that we are currently studying.

5. Scroll down. You will see Vocabulary, Study Link Help, and Games

Do you need help? Be sure to see Mrs. Cortez for a recess review session on a Monday or Friday!

Language Arts

Writing ~ We will be finishing up our persuasive letters and beginning the editing and revising process.

Reading ~ This week we will be testing out new reading groups and continuing our study of non fiction informational texts during our ELA mini - lessons.

Word Work

Due to the short week we will be practicing words that are commonly misspelled by 4th graders.

Fun Friday

Your students earned an extra recess this week! Woohoo!