Our Town Happenings - Week #5
Reagan Elementary :: Leander Independent School District
Week of September 19 - 23, 2016
WELCOME TO 4TH GRADE!
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Karen & Stephanie
OUR CURRENT WEEK
- Red Specials Day (Beasley / PE, LaCombe / Art)
- Orange Specials Day (Beasley / Art, LaCombe / PE)
- Yellow Specials Day (Beasley / PE, LaCombe / Performing Arts)
- 1st 9 weeks progress reports sent home (ONLY for students with a grade below a 70% in a content area)
- LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR MATH PENTATHLON - see link in Reagan Insider for registration information
- Vista Ridge Homecoming Parade - 6:30 (See flyer below for more information)
- Green Specials Day ( Beasley / Performing Arts; LaCombe / PE)
- Blue Specials Day (Beasley / PE, LaCombe / Library)
- Vista Ridge Homecoming Game vs. Lehman at Gupton Stadium (tickets available on the Vista Ridge website, at the Vista Ridge HS office on Thursday 9/22, or at the gate)
WHAT ARE WE LEARNING THIS WEEK?
- multiplicative comparisons
- continue story elements
- figurative language: similes & metaphors
- mock composition: Why Reagan Elementary is a great place to be!
- Texas Geographic Regions continued - Central Plains, Mountains & Basins, High Plains, Gulf Coastal Plains
- Constitution Week
- finish volume
- magnetic properties
- Core Words: wind, behind, cannot, letter, among
- words that have a long i sound
- words that have a k sound (ck, ch, k)
- MATH: Practice those math facts on Math Facts Pro - 45 minutes per week, or you can work on Think Through Math (logins will be given this week in class)
- READING: Homework is in Google Classroom Reading Class - read 80 min & fill out homework log (STUDENTS: Need a reminder as to what your Google Log in is? See link below; PARENTS: Want to know how your child can log into Google Classroom at home? See "Parent Info" on our webpage. Both links given below.)
- SCIENCE: Redo Science Vocab Quiz #1 on Tuesday, September 27th
- SPELLING: Using their highlighted words from Monday's pretest, students must write five sentences (one spelling word per sentence) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings in their Spelling Journal. Posttest to be given on Friday in class. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING SPELLING JOURNALS BACK AND FORTH FROM HOME TO SCHOOL EVERY DAY.
PARENT INFO FOR GOOGLE LOG IN & GOOGLE CLASSROOM
Confused about Google Classroom? Be on the lookout for Classroom - Parent View, coming soon! You'll be able to view your child's Google Classroom and see what it looks like from. O
Destination Imagination Registration Information
Reagan 3rd, 4th, 5th Graders!
Do you like working with a team?
Do you like creative problem solving?
Well, you might like to participate in a Reagan Destination Imagination Team!
We are registering students thru Friday, September 23rd.
Please go to Mrs. Delisi's Website for more information.
USEFUL APPS FOR OUR TOWN 4th GRADE
We do have devices in the classroom to share - bringing in personal devices is optional. If you have any questions, please let us know.
CHECK OUT OUR DONORS CHOOSE PROJECT!
- Monday 9/5 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day Holiday
- Thursday 9/8 - 4th Grade Parent Night - 6:00 in 4th grade classrooms
- Monday 9/12 - Grandparents Luncheon (4th grade lunch 12:10 - 12:40)
- Wednesday 9/14 - Early Release day
- Wednesday 9/21 - Vista Ridge Homecoming Parade
- Friday 9/23 - Vista Ridge Homecoming football game vs. Lehman at Gupton Stadium
- Wednesday 9/28 - Fall Individual Pictures at Reagan
- Monday 10/10 - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS - Staff Development Day
- Tuesday 10/18 - PTA Jogathon for LaCombe homeroom (will take place during PE time)
- Wednesday 10/19 - PTA Jogathon for Beasley homeroom (will take place during PE time)
- Friday 10/21 - End of 1st 9 weeks
- Friday 10/21 - Fun Friday in 4th Grade - CRAZY BOTTOM TO TOP DAY!
- Week of 10/24 - Red Ribbon Week; more details to come
- Wednesday 10/26 - Early Release day; 1st 9 weeks report cards home
- Sunday 11/6 - Daylight Savings Time - FALL BACK
- Tuesday 11/8 - Election Day - Reagan is a polling place
- Wednesday 11/10 - 4th Grade Veterans Day performance
- Week of 11/21 - 11/25 - Fall Break
- 12/19 - 1/1/16 - LISD Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
- Monday 1/2 - School resumes
- Friday 1/13 - End of 1st Semester
- Friday 1/13 - Fun Friday in 4th Grade - GERIATRIC ATTACK!
WANT TO KEEP IN THE LOOP?
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