Gator Gazette

September 14, 2015

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Sept. 15--Fourth Grade Curriculum Parent Meeting at 6:00

Thursday, Sept. 17--PTA Meeting and Ice Cream Social

Friday, Sept. 18--Individual School Pictures

Friday, Oct. 2--Early Release @ 11:40am

"A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work." -- Colin Powell


Math- Complete one page daily practice.

Reading- Study vocabulary and read for 20 minutes every night!

Vocabulary Words

Prefix poly- means "many"

polychromatic (adj)

having many different colors

polyclinic (n)

a hospital that treats many different kinds of diseases

polydactyl (adj)

having many fingers or toes (more than the normal number)

polyglot (n)

a person who knows how to speak, read, or write many languages

polygon (n)

a closed plane figure with many straight lines that connect

polygraph (n)

a machine that writes down many different changes in the body while the person answers questions; a lie detector test

polyhedron (n)

a solid figure with many sides, such as a pyramid

polymorphous (adj)

having or assuming many different forms

polysyllabic (adj)

having many syllables

polytheism (n)

the belief in many different gods

Please make sure students are studying the meaning and how the prefix is used with their list of words.

Remember that we will not be giving traditional spelling tests. Instead, students will be responsible for transferring the spelling skills into their writing.


Please practice all multiplication facts up to 12 x 12 at home until they are automatic for your child. We have started timed tests.

What are we learning?

Reading: vocabulary quiz on Thursday

Social Studies: Celebrate Freedom Week

Math: multiplication/division relationship

Science: classifying matter

Snack Time

Please make sure that the snacks you send are easy to eat and quick to clean up!


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