Community 4

11/9/15

C4 PARENTS ARE THE BEST!

Thank you ALL so much for all the continued support you've shown over the past few weeks! We had an abundance of chaperones for our last field trip and it made all the difference. Honestly, we couldn't have done it without you! The water bottles you donated were perfect for our C4 learners to cool off with during the field trip! Be sure to check out the pictures below! You guys rock! We are so glad that you have chosen to partner with us on this amazing journey! #C4PARENTSROCK

Standards your C4 Learner will be working on the week of 11/9

Science:

* Plan and carry out investigations that explain transference of energy from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

* Demonstrate that electric circuits require a complete loop through which an electric current can pass.

*Describe the relationship between energy and speed.

*Investigate to determine changes in energy resulting from increases and decreases in speed that occur when objects collide.


Math:

*Multiplying a whole number of up to four digits by one-digit whole numbers.

*Find whole number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using various strategies.


History:

*Describe Alabama’s entry into statehood and establishment of it’s 3 branches of government and the constitutions.


ELA:

Students will continue to work on writing opinion pieces as they develop and revise their debate opening speech. Based on our novel study of Kensuke's Kingdom, students will argue their point of view of whether it was a wise decision for Michael's dad to pull him out of school for a year long sailing voyage around the world.


W.4.1- Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

W.4.1a- Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose.

W.4.1b- Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.

W.4.1c- Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (for instance, in order to, in addition, as you can see)

W.4.1d- Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.


Those who chose to participate in the actual debate will work towards mastering the following ELA objective.


SL.4.4- Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.


Technology:

*Use digital environments to collaborate and communicate.

*Using word-processing to revise and edit.

THIS WEEK AT PRS:


MONDAY:

  • Raptor Center will be her in the gym. DON'T FORGET YOUR $1
  • 5:30-6:30 Community 7/8 Health Fair in Patriot Gym

TUESDAY:

  • In Honor of our Veteran's: Brigadier General Sylvester Cannon to speak to our class on Tuesday at 8:30 and then another group at 9:00. Check out the link below to learn about our special speaker.
  • 5:00 - Patriots vs Marbury (away game) - Girls at 5:00 and Boys at 6:15

WEDNESDAY:

NO SCHOOL- Veteran's Day


THURSDAY:

  • 5:00 - Patriots vs Marbury (away game) - Girls at 5:00 and Boys at 6:15

FRIDAY:
  • 5:30 - Patriot vs Elmore County (Home) - Girls at 5:30 and Boys at 6:45

UPCOMING EVENTS


  • November 19 at 7:00 p.m. - PTSA Meeting
  • November 20 - SGA Student Dance 4th through 6th from 4:30 to 6:00and 7th and 8th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Dress code for 4th-6th will be casual dress. Please remain in dress code with the following exceptions:

    · Learners may wear printed tops (shirts, sweaters, jackets) and bottoms (pants, shorts, skirts) that have patterns (multiple colors, plaids, polka dots, chevron, stripes, appropriate logos and graphics, etc.

    · Girls may wear leggings with long tops that must be 4-inches above their knee.

    · Girls may wear sheer tops as long at there is a tank-top (3-inches on the shoulder) under the sheer top.


  • November 23-27 - No School Due to Thanksgiving Holiday
  • November 30 from 5:30 to 8:30 - PRS Spirit Night at No Way Jose. 10% of all sales that night will help fund POP at PRS.
  • December 1 at 8:00 a.m. - PTSA Board Meeting at PRS
  • December 7 at 6:00 p.m. - Board of Education Meeting at PRS
  • December 10 at 7:00 p.m. - PRS Band Concert
  • December 18 - Last day of the first semester and last student day prior to Christmas/New Year Holiday

Important Reminders

*PLEASE REMIND YOUR LEARNER TO BRING HEADPHONES AND CHARGE THEIR COMPUTER EVERY NIGHT.


*Students need to be responsible for checking Edmodo and email on a daily basis. They do this at school and need to continue at home. Thanks for your help on this!


*If you are still not receiving emails via School Cast (Info@PikeRoad) or FreshGrade issues. Please let us know.


*Check your learner's Edmodo account and email daily to stay up to date.

A day in the life of a C4 Patriot...

8:00-8:30 - House keeping/Homeroom
8:30-11:30 - Literacy block: Mrs. Kenny/Mrs. Napier OR
  • Math block: Fureigh/Hardin
  • Your learner knows which lead learner they are with.
  • (PE falls in this time block)
11:30-2:45 - Project Based Learning Time (PBL)
  • (Lunch falls in this block beginning at 12:06 pm)

We had a BLAST at Fort Toulouse this past Wednesday! Thank you ALL so much for all of your continued support!

Community 4 Interns

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Miss Cothran

My name is Miss Cothran and I am one of the new student interns in Community 4. I am from Selma, AL and attend Troy University where I am pursuing my Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. I will be with Community 4 until December 4th. I look forward to getting to know your child and increasing their love of learning!
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Miss Rials

My name is Kayla Rials, I am the student intern from Troy University. I will be graduating in December with a degree in Elementary Education. It has been such a pleasure to be here at Pike Road working with all of your children! Sadly my last day in Community 4 will be December 4th. Until then, I am excited to get to know each one of them throughout the remainder of the semester.