Ms. Price's Class Newsletter

May 4, 2015

Date Reminders

Wednesday, May 6 Zooniversity (4th Grade)

Thursday, May 7 Book Character Dress Up Day

May 4-8 Children's Book Week

Tuesday, May 12 Family Health Fair 6:00-7:00pm and Book Fair Family Night

May 11-15 Scholastic Book Fair

Friday, May 22 Play Day

Monday, May 25 Memorial Day Holiday

Friday, June 5 Early Release

Monday, June 8 Last Day of School / Early Release

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Vocabulary for Charlotte's Web

runt, queer, miserable, specimen, promptly, enchanted, relieved, amused, delightfully, manure, loft, scythes, swallows, trough, commotion, morsel, glutton, cunning, dejected, endure, addressed, objectionable, meekly, blundered, detested, hoisted, brief, unremitting, untenable, lair, campaign, rigid, conspiracy, plucking, hysterics, adores, vaguely, gratified, rambled, sharp, delicate, weaving, seized, sedentary, delectable, straddled, succeeded, unbearable, lengthened, descended, veil, murmured, bewilderment, miracle, neglected, idiosyncrasy, slogan, particle, destiny, adjourned

What We Will Learn This Week

Language Arts

Comprehension Focus: Charlotte's Web Novel Study - Setting, Supporting Your Opinion, Character Traits

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

region, cultivate, adobe, highland, gigantic, century, culture, legend, research, records

Writing: Persuasive Writing (week 2)

Written Conventions Focus: Punctuation, Commas, Quotation Marks, Capitalization and Mechanics

Math (Stepping Up to 5th Grade)

Finding Common Denominators

Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Social Studies

Texas Today - Cultural Traditions

Continue to do your Homework! We don't want to lose our stamina....

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 - 2 nights a week can be spent on

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