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Week of December 11

Students are working very hard to be Respectful, Organized, Awesome, Responsible, and Safe.  Our class has earned 47 tickets towards out next reward. 

Any donations of Jolly Rancher candy to be used for behavior rewards would be appreciated!  


Class Agenda

Vocabulary Skill:  Context Clues/Multiple Meaning Words

Comprehension Skill:  Main Idea/Details

Main story:  Ecology for Kids

Genre:  Informational Text      

Vocabulary:  organisms, directly, vast, habitats, variety, affect, traces, species, banned, radiation

Online vocabulary flashcards: https://quizlet.com/21926659/ecology-for-kids-vocabulary-4th-grade-flash-cards/

Students are enjoying our Daily 5 literacy stations.  These stations include: Read to Self, Read to Someone, Word Work, Listen to Reading, and Work on Writing.


In Math, we are finishing our chapter on Divison.  Area and Perimeter will be covered next.  Students should practice multiplication facts daily!


Sitton Test:  Thursdays

Core Words:  round, dark, past, ball, girl

Phonics Skill:  'ou' and 'ow' sound (round, loud, now, down)        


In Grammar, we are learning about Prepositions.  A preposition is a word that shows how a noun/pronoun is connected to other words in the sentence.

In writing, students are learning how to use interesting vocabulary and sensory details to create a visual picture in their reader's mind.  We continue to work on persuasive writing.

Indiana History/Science

In Indiana History, we learned about Indiana's road to statehood.  We also explored Indiana's involvement in the Civil War. 

In Science, students used their knowledge of energy to create an Energy Robot.  We are now focusing on electrical energy and how it can be transformed into heat, light, and sound.


Specials will rotate each week.
Monday- P.E.
Tuesday-  Art
Wednesday- Library
Thursday- Music

Friday- P.E.



Dates to Remember
Dec. 11- Indiana's Birthday- Wear blue & gold.
Dec. 13- Early dismissal- 12:55/1:15
Dec. 14- Wear your SES t-shirt!
Dec. 21- Trash for Cash collection day
Dec. 22- Christmas Party- 2 pm
Dec. 23- Jan. 2- Christmas Break!
Jan. 3- Students return to school


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Tina Hountz

Created: Dec 1, 2010
Updated: Dec 12, 2017
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Tina Hountz

Created: Dec 1, 2010
Updated: Dec 12, 2017
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