Thursday, February 26, 2015


Homework for Thursday, February 26th

We are getting ready for the Smarter Balance Test at the end of fourth grade! 
Tonight, check out the website and the practice test for math 4th grade. Become familiar with the tools and try some Language Arts questions.
  • Type in the address or search bar or click here: Practice Test  and click on "Student Interface Practice and Training Tests"
  • click on "sign in" (you are a guest)
  • Select your grade and click "yes"
  • Select ELA 3-5 Training Test
There is no other ELA homework tonight! You don't have to do the entire test but do some practice. About  1/2 hour is good!

Have fun!

Remember, your ADJUSTING A RECIPE PROJECT is due tomorrow!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Week Ahead...

First of all, I'd like to take a minute to thank you all for making me feel so special and loved on Friday! I would also like to thank you for your donations to our "Minute to Win It, Valentine Edition" games! A HUGE thank you to Mrs. Keating, Mrs. Hahm Takelender, Mrs. Avellaneda, and Mr. Petersen for their help in making it such a memorable experience for our kids!
To see PHOTOS click on the PHOTO link above! Hysterical videos coming soon!

We are still in need of paper towels, tissues, white copy paper, and baby wipes in the classroom
Thank You!

Come watch your child BALLROOM DANCE! 
This Thursday, February19 from 12:20-1:10 come to the auditorium to be treated to a peek of their growing talent! Please sign in at the office before coming to the auditorium!

Curriculum This Week in:

We will continue to focus on fractions. 
Please continue to refer to the link I sent last week to help you help your child. Here it is again: CLICK HERE. You can also refer to the Eureka Form that went home a few weeks ago and is highlighted on the JANUARY 25TH post.
English Language Arts:
Informational Writing and annotating text. Finish up work with Who Was Steve Jobs?
Science (Mrs. Dant):
Continuing to work on Earth Science
Social Studies:
Delving further into our unit on California Missions. Taking the perspective of BOTH the Spanish and the California Natives!
Informational Writing on various health topics

Canoga Park HS Art Show
One person from our class has submitted art to the Canoga Parks Art Show taking place on Saturday, February 21, 2015.  

All the other students who were interested in having their art displayed, remember please turn your work in to me by Wednesday.  I gave all the students who were interested in submitting their artwork a flyer with an application last week, but will send another slip home on Tuesday asking for your permission to submit the WARM AND COOL COLORS SUNSET piece we did in class. If you choose to ONLY submit the sunset piece from school. all that is needed is the signed application by WEDNESDAY!
Parents, you must fill out the application on the page 2.  Everything is due on Wednesday.  Please let me know you have any questions.  Here is the information on the art show.  Everyone is welcome to stay and enjoy the show and other activities on this day.  Thank you!