Pirate Weekly News

February 8-12

Dear Parents,

I want to tell you how proud I am of our class. I had to be out of the class on Wednesday and the substitute teacher said that this class was one of the best classes she has worked in. It was great knowing that the children were well behaved and respectful to the sub while I was out and they will be rewarded this week with a special treat!

Our class will have a Valentine Pizza Party on Friday. I have sent out a sign up Genius if you would like to sign up to bring in items for the party. Students may bring in Valentines to share with their classmates. We will be making Valentine bags in class and if you have any small shopping bags with handles please send them in because we our going to repurpose them to make our Valentine card holders.

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.8 Counting Money

Determine the value of a collection of coins and bills greater than $1.00

Quiz on Friday


Solar System Know the planets in order from the sun. Quiz on Wed.

Projects Due Feb. 29

Social Studies:

American Revolution:

Key Battles (Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Charleston and Cowpens, Saratoga, Yorktown) Quiz on Tuesday. Study your notes, Quizlet and text pages 287-289, 290-291, 305-307

Language Arts:

Reading: Guided Reading Groups, Shared reading: Wonder,

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

Language Usage:

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. 12 Make up day

Feb. 15, no school Presidents Day

Feb. 9 Chick-fil-a Spirit Night

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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