GO 'FOURTH' AND LEARN

News from Mrs. Priebe's 4th grade class ...

SPRING PICTURE DAY

Tuesday, March 31st, 8:45am

406 Cottonwood Street

Norfolk, NE

Only students who bring picture packet form with $$$ will have their pictures taken.

FIELD TRIP TO LINCOLN

Tuesday, April 7th, 8am-5:30pm

1445 K St

Lincoln, NE

Please have your child to school at 7:50. The bus will leave promptly at 8:00. We will return home at 5:30. Please pack your child a mid-morning snack for the bus ride. Lunch will be provided in Lincoln.
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MIDDLE SCHOOL REGISTRATION

Thursday, April 16th, 7pm

Norfolk Middle School, Norfolk, NE, United States

Norfolk, NE

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!


5th grade information night for the 2015-2016 school year! Please call 402-644-2569 with any questions.

MATH HOMEWORK

As we near NeSA testing, the students may have slightly different homework. Please check the planner for updated math assignments.


NeSA Testing Dates:

Tuesday & Wednesday, April 14 and 15 (State Reading Test)

Tuesday & Wednesday, April 21 and 22 (State Math Test)

READING HOMEWORK

Please continue to check in with your fourth grader on their Accelerated Reader progress. All students need to be reading for 20 minutes each night.


Also, stay connected with the skills, strategies, and stories we are learning in our Reading Program. Click the link to login - ConnectED McGraw-Hill Reading Series

(Your child will need to login with their unique username and password)


This week in our class, we will focus on how inventions can solve problems. We will also discuss the forms of energy and how the principles of energy underlie many inventions.


Weekly Concept: Inventions


Essential Question: How can inventions solve problems?


Grammar: Adjectives That Compare (Comparative and Superlative)

Genre: Informational - Biography

Comprehension Skill: Text Structure - Problem and Solution

Comprehension Strategy: Summarize

Vocabulary Skill: Greek and Latin Roots

SPELLING HOMEWORK

Continue to check your child's planner for their weekly spelling words and daily assignments.

SPELLING LIST- UNIT 5 WEEK 3

Encourage daily practice and be sure to check your child's planner for spelling homework. Also, take advantage of SpellingCity ... great resource and makes studying for spelling fun!


ON LEVEL (REGULAR LIST)

1. brain 2. staircase 3. domain 4. praise 5. trainer 6. oatmeal 7. beneath 8. repeat 9. reveal 10. increase 11. sneak 12. boast 13. afloat 14. croak 15. compound 16. discount 17. speed 18. sleeve 19. sheep 20. baboon


BEYOND LEVEL (CHALLENGE LIST)

1. afraid 2. maintain 3. quail 4. sprain 5. trainer 6. oatmeal 7. beneath 8. defeat 9. revealing 10. repeated 11. sneaker 12. afloat 13. boast 14. croaking 15. woeful 16. discounted 17. accountable 18. sheepish 19. speeding 20. baboon

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