What We Are Learning This Week
Great Expectation Life Principle: Respect
Math: Multiplication & Division
(Homework: Mon. -Wed./Review on Thur.) Test Friday
Writing: Writing Fictional Stories
Language: Parts of Speech, Simple Subject & Predicate, and Compound Sentences
Spelling: Final Long e Sound
Library is every Tuesday. Don't forget your books!
Parents, you can help your child have access to free books using this website. Create an account, set preferences (Children's & Middle Grade books using Kindle e-reader), and receive daily (or weekly) emails with links to "buy" and download.
You've Won the Homework Lottery!
Congratulations to these students for showing responsibility! Each will receive a scratch-off Homework Lottery Ticket.
Chase, Cody, Danny, Kayla, Kaylin, Sydni, Belle, & Emily
Important!!! Be Sure to Join Us On:
Edmodo - Our Communication System & Protected Learning System
Go to www.edmodo.com.
Have your student sign in. (Username and password are inside front agenda cover.)
Scroll down the left side of the page until you see Parent Code. Write this code down.
Logout (upper right corner, click on “Me” and select Logout).
Go to www.edmodo.com and select “I’m a Parent” (under blue box that reads “I’m a Teacher”).
Enter your student’s code and set up your account.
Make sure to go Account (upper right corner, click on “Me”) and select "Settings". You can select to have email or text alerts for specific items.
Congratulations to these students for already signing up their parents!
*****Jesse, Chase, Maryori, Cody, Keivon, Kayla, Kaylin,*****
*****Talia, Sydni, Celeste, Belle, Malik, & Aidan*****
On our Edmodo site, you can see:
Daily agenda (planner/calendar)
Homework links (Folder->Classroom Information)
Subject area links
Coming soon - classroom pictures
To set up your account, enter your email address as your username. If you don't' remember your password, click the link. If at any time you are prompted for your student's ID number, just ask her/him to tell you her/his lunch number.
Please do the following with your child:
Check and sign agenda nightly.
Check and sign reading log nightly.
Check that math and spelling homework are completed nightly.
Look through Tuesday folder and sign and return the next day (keep the work).
Check out our YouTube Channel for helpful videos.
Sign & return progress reports (every three weeks) and report cards (every nine weeks). A clean copy with be sent home for you to keep.
This Week's Spelling Skill and Rules
Each child needs her/his own set of earbuds or earphones to listen to the spelling test on Friday.
Skill: Final Long e Sound
Spelling tests will be in cursive. Students will be allowed to write in both print and cursive for about six weeks as we transition to this new skill. I have created and posted cursive handwriting video tutorials in Edmodo in the Handwriting and Homework Links folders.
Dates to Remember
Tuesday, Sept. 23rd
PTA Meeting with Bicycle Rodeo & Ice Cream at 5:45
Watchdogs (Dads) Pizza Night at 7:00
Wednesday, Sept. 24th
Fourth Grade Field Trip to Elm Fork Education Center at U.N.T.
- Please be sure that your child has a disposable lunch (unless pre-ordered on permission slip), wears tennis shoes, and brings a coat if cool.
- If you are able to join us, please follow the buses to U.N.T. (address is 1155 Union Circle, Denton, Texas). You will need to go in to the front desk and purchase a parking pass for $5.00. It will be a great day!
- We will be leaving between 8:30 and 8:45.
Thursday, Sept. 25th
Monday, Sept. 29th
Cookie Dough Money is Due
- Please be sure to include both order form and money is the same envelope with your child's name.
- Thank you for participating and raising funds to help our students!
Thursday, Oct. 9th
Cookie Dough Rewards Day (during specials)
Friday, Oct. 10th
P.T.A. Movie Night
- Curriculum Night presentations are located on the campus website at this link.
If you are able to help either in our classroom or preparing materials at home, please follow this link to fill out our classroom volunteer form. Thank you!
WANTED: Used Dryer Sheets
Used dryer sheets for whiteboard erasers.
WANTED: Old Smart Phones or Tablets
Smart phones or tablets that you are no longer using. We'll use our school wifi for Augmented Reality apps that we can't yet run on Chromebooks.
WANTED: Old Scrabble Tiles
If you have an old Scrabble set, we can use the letter tiles for our Word Work activities.