Pirate Weekly News

February 15-19

Dear Parents,

Thank you all for helping out with our Valentine's Day Party, the students had a great time and they got to go outside and run around in the SNOW!

Our special area schedule has changed for the 3rd nine weeks as follows:

Monday - Music, Tuesday -PE, Wednesday -Computer Lab, Thursday - Library/Guidance, Friday -Art

Please remember to wear sneakers on Tuesdays for PE!

What we are learning this week


4.MDA.1 Customary (standard) Measurement

Convert measurements within a single system of measurement.


Solar System: Explain how the Earth's axis and the revolution around the Sun results in the seasons of the year. Explain how the rotation of Earth results in day and night.

Solar System Projects Due Feb. 29

Social Studies:

American Revolution: Explain how the American Revolution affected attitudes toward the future of slavery, women, and Native Americans.

Language Arts:

Reading: Guided Reading Groups, Shared reading: Wonder,

Writing: Opinion Writing: writing opinions and persuasive writing (5 paragraphs)

Language Usage: homophones: example to,two,too

Poetry (making poetry booklets in class)

Figurative Language: simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, idioms

Spelling tests will be given on Fridays!

Spelling Homework: All homework is to be done in the Word Study Folder

Mon. sort words and write the sort in folder.

Tues. Ladder words

Wed. sort words and write two times each

Thurs. Practice test

Upcoming Events:

Feb. 17 Zaxby's Spirit Night

Feb. 26 PTA Movie Night - The Good Dinosaur

Mar. 14 and 25 no school for students (teacher workdays)

April 4-8 Spring Break No school

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