Pirate Weekly News

April 11-15

Dear Parents,

I hope everyone had a great spring break. It's hard to believe that we only have 36 days of school left until summer break (not that I'm counting)!

Friday is our field trip to Raptor Center. Please turn in your permission form and payment as soon as possible.

Our special area schedule has changed for the 4th nine weeks as follows:

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

Please remember to wear sneakers on Wednesdays for PE!

What we are learning this week


Measurement MDA.4: Create a fractional line plot to display a data set and interpret the line plot. Quiz Wed.


How Light Travels: Reflection, refraction, absorption Quiz Thursday

Social Studies:

The New Government: 4-4.4 Early Leaders: Founding Fathers Quiz Wed.

Language Arts:

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

Reading: Guided Reading Groups, Shared reading: How to Steal a Dog, Reading a text and using text evidence to answer questions. Independent reading and response. Fact and opinion reading skills

Writing: Writing text dependent responses.

Upcoming Events:

April 15 Field trip to Raptor Center

May 20 and May 30 Student Holiday No School

June 2 last day of school

State Testing Dates:

April 26-28 (ELA 26th, 27th) (Math 28th)

May 11-27 testing window for Science and Social Studies (These tests will be taken in the computer lab)

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