Spur-i Pepper Class News

Week of April 27th

This week our learning targets are...

  • Math: I can represent problems using an input-output table and numerical expressions to generate a number pattern that follows a given rule representing the relationship of the values in the resulting sequence and their position in the sequence. I can represent multi-step problems involving the four operations with whole numbers using strip diagrams and equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity.
  • Writing: I can write an organized persuasive paper.
  • Reading: I can gather relevant information about my major research question.
  • Science: I can explore how adaptations enable organisms to survive in their environment.
  • Social Studies: I can analyze the causes, major events, and effects of the Texas Revolution (including the Battle of the Alamo, the Texas Declaration of Independence, the Runaway Scrape, and the Battle of San Jacinto).

Parent Input form due May 15th

You may opt to share information about your child and their learning style, strengths, and areas for growth with the "All About My Child" parent input form. The form can be located on Mrs. Prindle's website: http://classroom.leanderisd.org/default.aspx?NikiPrindle/AllAboutMyChild Please make sure you turn in your input form during the May 1st - May 15th window as we will begin the first round of making classes for next year at the end of May.

Upcoming dates...

5/4-5/8 Teacher Appreciation Week

5/15 Parent Input Form Due

5/18 No School

5/25 No School

5/29 End of Year Student-led Conferences (7:15-4)

5/29 Book Fair and Used Book Drive

Save the Date!

4th Grade End of Year Student-led Conferences will be Friday May 29th. This will be a time for you and your child to celebrate their accomplishments in 4th grade. The conferences will be come-and-go. You may come conference with your child 7:15-4. Please allow for the fact that we have Specials 9:20-10:15 and will not be in the class during that time.

A Note from the Clinic

"Don't forget that it's important for everyone to keep hydrated during the summer months. Also, please apply anti-itch cream to your child before coming to school if you know that they have bites. The children should not need to see me for cream in the first few hours of school."

It was a crazy busy morning in the clinic! Thanks for helping Nurse Glenda!

A Note from the Cafeteria

Just a heads up that students will not be able to charge lunches to their account without sufficient funds beginning May 1st.

Did you know?

Think Through Math uses pretests to determine the skills with which your child needs assistance. If your child passes a pretest they can "test out" of a topic and move on to the next level. Should your child complete the entire 4th grade pathway, please let me know because I can open up the 5th grade pathway.
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