Ms. Price's Class Newsletter

April 27, 2015

Date Reminders

Monday, April 27th Pictures or Money for Pictures Due

Thursday, May 7 Book Character Dress Up Day

May 4-8 Children's Book Week

Tuesday, May 12 Family Health Fair 6:00-7:00pm and Book Fair Family Night

May 11-15 Scholastic Book Fair

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What We Will Learn This Week

Language Arts

Comprehension Focus: Charlotte's Web Novel Study - Using Details from the Story, Story Structure, and Plot Diagrams

Vocabulary: (Charlotte's Web): runt, queer, miserable, specimen, promptly, charge

Amazing Words: (understand the word meaning - not spelling)

frontier, rodeo, corral, creeks, plains, mesa, cacti, sagebrush, range, grassland

Writing: Persuasive Writing

Written Conventions Focus: Punctuation, Capitalization and Mechanics with Quotation Marks


Math (Stepping Up to 5th Grade)

Estimating the Product of a Decimal and a Whole Number

Finding Common Denominators


Science

Ecosystems

Continue to do your Homework! We don't want to lose our stamina....

Please help your child be responsible and accountable for doing their Homework daily.

Reading (30 minutes) - iStation OR Book of Choice

Math (30 minutes) - Think Through Math and learn those multiplication math facts - 2 nights a week can be spent on www.prodigygame.com

Spelling (10 minutes minimum) - study the pattern, practice the spelling, look for words that fit the pattern