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Book Report Project Due Date:   Puzzle Poster due October 31st.  4th/5th grade parade begins at 9:00a.m.

Wear Red Uniform Shirt Day - Tuesday:  The national celebration of Red Ribbon Week starts on Monday.  Students are asked to wear their red uniform shirt on Tuesday as a visual reminder to be drug free. 

The puzzle piece project is under full swing.  Your child has chosen a book in their reading level to report on.  The book must be a chapter book that has been read since the beginning of the 4th grade year or they are reading currently.   The next due date is October 31st for the final puzzle poster and plot elements glued on the back - typewritten.  Your child may turn it in any time between now and the 31st.   Please remember that their costume MUST be of a character in their book.  Your child needs to have the book with him/her on Friday for the parade and presentation.

Conferences: Conferences are in full swing.  If you have not scheduled a conference, please email me as soon as possible so that we can plan a date and time.

This month, we have several things happening in our school and classroom.  Below is a list of dates to remember

•               October 20- Report sheet for Puzzle Piece project is due.  (No late reports will be accepted.)
•               October 31- Puzzle Piece project due.  You must have your project to dress up as a character in your book. We will also have a special snack time that day. 
Reading- Review of text structure (compare/contrast, main idea/details, problem/solution, cause/effect)
Math- Division
 and moving into Chapter 5 - fractions

Social Studies- Florida's Early Settlers

Science- Plant and Animal Life Cycles

         We are always in need of class snacks.  Healthy snacks are perfect (ex. Goldfish, pretzels, crackers, granola bars, etc.-no chocolate please).  If you are interested in donating please send them along with receipts for PI.  Thank you in advance.

Reading Log:  Each evening your child is required to read at least 20 minutes nightly.  Your child is also required to track his/her reading on a reading log which is inside a sleeve in the agenda binder.  Parents must sign the log. 

Please explore  It is an online version of the students Math book as well as extra practice, remedial instruction, enhanced instruction, video explanations, etc.  Wonderful resources to help you and your child understand the math curriculum.

         In an effort to be better stewards of our resources parents will no longer be receiving AR TOPS reports.  To view your child's progress towards their goals you can visit the website listed below.  It is easy to get signed and ready to use this great service.  You will receive emails to your personal address when your child has tested.  It is a valuable tool to use in keeping in touch with your child's progress.

       Please make sure that your child is reading every night.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call me, jot a note in the planner, or email me at anytime. 

 Wishlist for our classroom:
  • Expo markers
  • Colored card stock
  • Snacks
  • treasure box items (no candy please)
  • Dictionary (5)
  • Thesaurus (5)
  • Fine point markers (21)
  • Colored pencils


PDF documents
Class Schedule -
Founder's Day Festival Map -
Grading Policy -
September Newsletter -
St. Augustine Consent Form -
St. Augustine Letter -
Volunteer Application 1 -
Volunteer Application 2 -

 October 2014
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