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Big Elm Bobcat

200 Tetrick Road

Shinnston, WV 26431

304-326-7280

 Fax:  304-592-3255

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To contact Mrs. Powell please fill out the form below and submit, thank you.

"Learning is Magical in 4th Grade!"

Mrs. Powell's 4th Grade Classroom

2018-2019

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Planning Schedule (9:30-10:15am):
Mondays - Music
Tuesdays - Gym
Wednesdays - Library
Thursday - Computer
Friday - Art

Mrs. Powell's Class will need their gym shoes on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays!!



If you would like to donate to our class, the following items are much appreciated.  Thank you for all your help with the donations!:

Sandwich bags


If you would like to use the "Remind" app and haven't signed up yet, please let me know and I will send home the information.  Thank you! 


Daily Homework 5/14/19:


In addition to any daily homework, it is important for students to read for at least 20 minutes a day to increase reading comprehension and vocabulary.

Math:  None 

Reading: none

Spelling:  Study Lesson 29 spelling words.  Test will be on Thursday, May 16th.   Link to spell city to study words online:  https://www.spellingcity.com/users/ripowell

Writing:  none

Social Studies: none
  
Science: none


ATTENTION GIFTED STUDENTS!!: Gifted is on WEDNESDAYS!  If there is a 2-hr delay, students will still go.  If there is a 3-hr delay, students will NOT go.  
  

*****Parents-Please check your child's homework folder on a daily basis. Please make sure that when you are signing your child's agenda that they DO have their homework completed ,and they have studied for anys quizzes/tests. Your signature assures me that your child is ready.  Students will recieve a bobcat stamp each day for a signed agenda.

 
         What We're Currently Working -  5/13 - 5/17
 
   Spelling

(Test 5/16/19) Lesson 29 Spelling Words: half, comb, mortgage, honor, fasten, kneel, wreath, calm, answer, handsome, wrinkle, listen, fetch, yolk, climb, honest, knuckle, plumber, limb, folktale


challenge: tomb, glisten, design, hasten, wrestle


Spelling City Link to study words online: https://www.spellingcity.com/users/ripowell


*Bonus words will be from the story we are reading or what we are working on throughout the week in another subjects.

    English/Writing

Informational writing and Persuasive Writing and adding important details to the writing. 

  

    Math 
Fractions and review of all skills up to this point.                            
Study Basic Multiplication Facts Daily!!
         Reading 

Reading- weekly stories for skill review  


Reading Skills - Primary/Secondary Resources.

     Social Studies

Causes of Revolutionary War


longitude/latitude Pirate Game - http://www.abcya.com/latitude_and_longitude_practice.htm


           Science

Life Science - Life cycles and ecosystems


            Health

 Gym is on Mon., Tues., and Wednesday. 


    

                          

What to watch for… 
  •   Agendas nightly with homework assignments!  Please SIGN the agendas EVERYDAY!!! 

   










BIRTHDAYS:

May


Briazjah - 20th

Eli P. - 29th


June

Chase - 2nd

Cameron - 11th

Alex G. - 16th


July


Haven -8th

Jackson - 23rd

Dealand - 31st

 

Sites to try:  
gamequarium.combrainpop.comenchantedlearning.com  
ezschool.com     factmonster.com50states.com
coolmath4kids.comgetsmarter.org   Multiplication.com 
hoodamath.commobymax.comixl.com

Other Great Websites: abcya.com, khanacademy.com, https://illuminations.nctm.org/http://interactivesites.weebly.com/

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/www.Kizi.comhttp://sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/powerup.html (this is the resources/recycling game we played in class), https://www.mathplayground.com/http://www.arcademics.com/

https://play.prodigygame.com/





Important Dates


May 6 - 10th - Testing Week for 4th and 5th Grade

May 24th - Pool Day for Grades 3-5

May 27th - Memorial Day/NO SCHOOL

May 28th: LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS!

*Report Cards for the 4th quarter will be mailed to the students.

           Character Traits-By Month                               Student of the Month


               September - Fairness                                                 Ayla G.

                                                                                  

               October - Responsibility                                           Peyton H.


         Novemeber/December- Citizenship                                  Eli H.

                             

             January - Trustworthiness                                          Dakota D.


                   February - Caring                                                Jackson R.


               March - Respectfulness                                             Izzy F.   

                                 

                   April - Key Holder                                               Addison R.


                 May- Most Improved                                            Cameron H.

      


                *Leader of the Pack: