Week 33 (April 19 – 23, 2010)

No school for students Friday, the 23rd.  Enjoy.

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Your kids will become 5th graders in 20.5 school days.

Star of the WeekEvery Wednesday, for the remainder of the year, the class will interview its Star of the Week.  The Star can bring in photos and artifacts about her/him for display on Monday and must remove them by Friday.  This Wednesday’s Star of the Week is Kelly.  On deck (Wednesday, April 28):  Lonnie.  In the hole (Wednesday, May 5):  Cole.

Download Mr. Tallent’s  “Week 33 for Parents” .zip file here from YouSendIt. It contains the:

  • Open Court vocabulary words and story (the story, “Louis Braille:  The Boy Who Invented Books For the Blind,” is available online)
  • Mr. T’s spelling list

Daily Oral Language (DOL). There are no more weekly practice sentences or tests for the remainder of the school year. They will, however, continue to have a weekly DOL quiz beginning after Spring Break.

Math 5. Problem sets 95 – 97 will be due as homework this week. They should have plenty of time in class to complete homework. They will test this Thursday.

Spelling My “Blue” spelling group will retest on select words from last week’s list. Testing this Thursday.

Vocabulary. Testing this Thursday.

Shurley Grammar. No testing this week, however, students will be classifying pattern 3 sentences.

Rewriting. Students finished their “15-Sentence Portraits.”  They will begin work on their “American Heroes Biography Project”  this week.


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