4th Grade News!

Ms. Johnson

Happy 2018!

Check Out What's Coming Up This Week...


Please NOTE: Dates of tests and events are subject to change due to weather related school closings. Please check your child's daily planner to stay up to date on test dates and assignments!


Language Arts

This week we will be focusing on identifying the Author's Purpose in a text. There will be guided reading rotations this week with a quiz on our books on Friday, January 26th.


Spelling

Students will receive new spelling words on Monday, January 22nd. Spelling test and spelling homework will be due on Friday, January 27th.


Math

Due to the snow day last week, the Math Mid Year Test will be given on Monday, January 22nd. Following the Mid Year, we will begin a unit on Geometry. Students will learn about the different types of lines, angles, and polygons as well as area, perimeter, and transformations.



Social Studies

This week we will begin a new unit on Colonial Life. Students will learn all about life in colonial life, colonial economics, and Virginia's capitals.


Science

This week we will conclude our unit on Plants! Students will have multiple opportunities for in class review and will be given a study guide to complete on Monday, January 22nd. The Plants Unit Test will be on Thursday, January 25th.


Writing

This week we will begin a writing informational essays on The Parts of A Flower. Students will be expected to identify and explain the function of each part of a flower.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me anytime via email at lindseyjohnson@rockingham.k12.va.us

In Other News...

Parent - Teacher Conferences

Parent - Teacher Conferences will be held on February 1, 2018 at Peak View Elementary. If you would like to sign up for a conference, please click on the link below and choose an available time slot.


http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4eacad2fa6fe3-parent3

Yearbook Sales

Yearbook Sales: January 16th - January 29th

If you did not purchase a yearbook in August on “fee day,” your child will be bringing home a yearbook order form. Until January 29th, the cost of a yearbook is $14. If there are extra yearbooks at the end of the school year, the cost will be $18.

The Maker's Space Needs YOUR Help!

Stock the Makers’ Space: Learn how you can help stock our Makers’ Space room and turn your trash into our treasure, please click on the link below.

https://docs.google.com/a/rockingham.k12.va.us/document/d/1xSWPiko6c0kkwoKOB5WTygnue1JverfEdj8GO2NXIz0/edit?usp=sharing

School Store!

The school store will be open Jan. 11 for K-2 and Jan. 25 for 3-5.

Speak Up Research Survey

Parents,


You are encouraged to participate in Rockingham County Public School's Speak Up Research Survey on technology in our schools. The link to the survey is below.


https://docs.google.com/a/rockingham.k12.va.us/document/d/1WOs4m6NHv8AIeTcSdrnB4UTZt7E5zgeQD_2rrIBgGsk/edit?usp=sharing

Important Dates To Remember!

Report Cards Go Home

Thursday, Jan. 25th, 9pm

PKVES

1:00 PM Dismissal

Thursday, Feb. 1st, 9pm

PKVES

Parent Teacher Conferences

Thursday, Feb. 1st, 1pm

PKVES G49

The sign up genius for parent teacher conferences will become available on Monday, January 22nd.

No School

Friday, Feb. 2nd, 8am

PKVES

Important Links

Classroom Wish List


  • Dry Erase Markers