4th grade recorder and chorus concert this Friday, May 4, 1:45 pm.
Report Cards will be sent home Mon. 4/30.
Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help!!
Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper
Here is a list of what we will be learning and lots of important dates.
Math: Geometry – lines, angles, polygons, transformations. Geometry test late this week or early next week.
Reading: Review of all comprehension skills and preparation for SOL. (Reading SOLs 5/11 and 5/14. Students will be reading the story “Donovan’s Word Jar” from the TEXTBOOK in class. Reading test on Friday based on this story. Students are encouraged to bring the textbook home nightly. Rereading helps build fluency and will help prepare for the test.
Writing: students will finish and mail their friendly letters that were begun last week. Writing dates and addresses.
Vocabulary: Quiz Tues 5/1 on Word Trek week 17. New words, Week 19 (no week 18). Week 19 word parts: jud–=law, liber–=free, luna-=moon. 10 new words: judgement, keen, kindergarten, lanky, legend, liability, liberate, loathe, lunar, lurk Quiz May 15.
Va. Studies: Reconstruction test on Friday 5/4. Civil Rights. Details will be sent home soon about a T-shirt project featuring 20th century Virginians. (Students will need to decorate a plain white Tshirt.)
Mon 4/30: Report Cards sent home
Tues. 5/1: Word Trek quiz week 17, Flying Squirrels “Go Nuts for Reading” baseball game. Pre-game parade at 5:45 pm. Students will be sitting in section 204.
Friday, May 4: Chorus/Recorder concert 1:45 pm, Reconstruction test
Friday, May 11: Reading SOL test day 1
Monday, May 14: Reading SOL test day 2
Tues. 5/15: Word Trek quiz week 19
Thurs. 5/17: Math SOL day 1
Fri. May 18: Math SOL day 2
Fri. 5/24: Va. Studies SOL
Friday, June 1: Field Day
Thurs. June 7: 4th Grade Book Celebration (This is a change!)