Please remember: students need to be working on their state report and recitation.
Book Fair is this week!
Fall festival will be Thursday at 6:15.
Spirit day is Friday. Please join us for our morning assembly at 8:15.
State report bibliography cards and notecards are due Friday. Please remember to follow the instructions in the state report manual and turn this in with the cards (the rubric will be needed for grading the cards).
Pokemon cards are no longer allowed to be used at recess.
If you need an ID badge, you may get your picture taken and receive your ID on Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Badges are $4 and we take exact cash or check made payable to Painted Rock Academy.
Our Learning this Week:
In Spalding, we will enter list 11 and be tested on list 10. We will complete rule page 8 (additional phonograms).
In language/writing, we will learn about direct objects, verb tenses, prefixes and suffixes. We will complete grammar lessons 37 and 38. We are learning how to write a research paper. We will use grammar workbook lessons 36 and 37 to help us write and evaluate our research paper.
In reading, we will learn about the different types of texts. We will learn about legends and poetry this week. We will read poetry selections from the What Joy Awaits book to learn about the elements of poetry. We will continue with our book study.
In math, we will learn how to compare fractions on a number line and we will learn about metric and customary measurement with regard to capacity. We will complete lesson 40 and investigation 4A on tenths and hundredths.
In science, we will continue our study of natural resources, including soil. We will discuss the effects of limited resources on an environment. We will differentiate between renewable and nonrenewable resources. We will learn about the impact of humans on ecosystems. We will read B Chapter 3 Lesson 2.
In social studies, we will read unit 1 lesson 2 on Arizona's regions, natural resources, resource conservation, and product maps.