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Sailing Along..........in 4th GRADE.

 

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Oct. 16-20th


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

*Field Trip Money is due by Friday, October 20th

Info was sent home.  We're going to Brownlee Farms on Oct 31st.

**BOXTOPS ARE DUE BY FRIDAY, THE 20TH. PLEASE TRIM THEM AND SEND THEM IN. DAMAGED TOPS CAN BE ACCEPTED, BUT NOT EXPIRED TOPS.  TOP CLASS GETS A CANDY PARTY!

 



Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country.  This year Red Ribbon Week will be celebrated Oct. 23-27.

Students at DCES will dress up, sign a pledge card, and do different activities in their classroom during this week.

Red Ribbon Dress-Up

Oct.23-Wear RED

Oct. 24-Dress for Success

CAN'T WAIT TO SEE SOME "SHARPLY-DRESSED" STUDENTS!

**COMMUNITY READERS READ FOR US!

Oct.25-Wear ORANGE

Oct.26-Wear Your Favorite Sports Team

Oct.27-Wear You DC JAG SWAG

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READING WORKSHOP     Unit 4  Week 2  Analyzing Text Structure

Mentor texts:  Chicken Sunday

Comprehension Focus:  Students explore elements of narrative text structure in fiction stories, including character, setting, plot, and conflict.

Students discuss the use of first and third person points of view in stories.

Students read independently.

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT FOCUSStudent work in a responsible way.

Students listen respectfully to the thinking of others and share their own.

Student build on one another's thinking during class discussions.

Students develop the skill of explaining their thinking.

VOCABULARY Words-  Test: Thursday, Oct. 26th   survey-look over or inspect something carefully.  bellow-shout or roar loudly.  luscious-delicious or extremely goo to eat.  humble-plain and simple.  A person who is humble is modest or not proud.  rummage-search for something by moving things around. mislead-lead someone to believe something that is not true.  A person intentionally gives the wrong information or lies to you in order to mislead.

SPELLING-List #5  Test Friday due to Spotlight being moved to Thursday of this week.  Spelling tests count as a 10% grade in ELA.

 

WRITING WORKSHOP

During this four-week unit, students explore personal narratives, and write about significant topics and events from their lives.  THey explore characteristics of a good personal narratie including sensory details, transitional words and phrases, engaging openings, and effective endings.  They learn abut the writing practices of professional authors as they hear, discuss, and write personal narraties.  Socially, thy ask one another quewstions about their writing to give feedback in helpful and respectful ways.  Students practice giving their full attention to th person who is speaking and epressing interest in and appreciation for other people's writing.

   

 

Social Studies-Geography and Scholastic News.

WISH LIST

**Students bringing wishlist items will get a pass!

clipboards

gluesticks

new or slightly used library books (must be appropriate for our library if used)

small-wrapped candy for treat bucket

colored copy paper

Giftcards for classroom supplies

Games that are appropriate for inside recess like Banana grams, Clue, Yatzee, etc....