News from Mrs. Clay
4th Grade, Central Elementary
News from Room 205
As a precaution this week, school officials have decided that we will have indoor recess all week.
As a reminder, students are allowed to bring in a snack to have during our team time. Please be aware of what the students are bringing, I would prefer that candy not be brought in for this time. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Spelling words for this week:
chemical – an element or compound of elements (n)
classify – to sort into categories (verb)
core – innermost part of something (noun)
ecology – study of living things and environment (n)
effect – a result (noun)
erode – to wear away (verb)
expand – to get larger (verb)
origin – how something came into being (noun)
physical – related to the body (adjective)
root – part of the plant that grows underground (n)
Math - We will will review Topic 8 on Monday and take the test on Tuesday. After the test we will start Topic 16. In this topic, students will be using ordered pairs to name and plot points on a coordinate grid. We will be graphing points to form a line.
Science/Social Studies - In Science we will be learning about earth's changing surface. In Social Studies we will be learning about the Indiana Territory and how Indiana became the nineteenth state in 1816. We will test over this on Thursday.
Monday - Gym
Tuesday - Art
Wednesday - Library
Thursday - Music
Friday - Gym
January 8 - Grinch Day - Students will participate in Grinch related activities, have a pizza party for lunch, and watch the Grinch movie. If anyone would like to come in and volunteer to help during these activities, please let me know. Also, if you would like to send in chips, fruit, or any other sides please feel free to do so. I will be providing the pizza.