Monday Memo Mrs. Kelly May 2, 2016 This week at school… Reading – Newbury Novels: Students will finish reading their award winning novel this week. They will share character changes and summaries in small reading groups. New 4th quarter goal for Reading Log - 10 books completed in 9 weeks. Writing – Grammar lesson: Proper use of dialogue in story writing. Students will brainstorm and outline ideas for an original story. New word study words & test on words and sentences on Friday. Math – Measurement: Capacity in customary and metric measurement. Estimating capacity and identifying appropriate measurements. Measurement quiz on Friday. VA Studies - Rebuilding VA: Chapter 8 - pages 128-139. Reconstruction of Virginia, Jim Crowe laws and the growth of Virginia's economy from 1865-1925. SOL Review - Study Guide & SOL Pass for VA Studies - students have been assigned parts to complete every day to prepare for the VS Studies SOL test. Weekly Pop Quizzes until VA Studies SOL test in May 18th. Reminders – May 6 – Walk –A-Thon – Walk with your teacher after school around the track May 11 – Chick Fil A Cluster night – 5:00- 8:00 pm May 16 – SCA Beach Spirit Day! Thank you to Mount Vernon Chaperones Mrs. Sjoberg, Mr. Garland, Mrs. Rassas and Ms. Muneer! Happy Birthday to Areesha on May 1st! NEW UPDATED 4TH GRADE SOL TEST DATES: Wednesday, May 18 – VA Studies Tuesday, May 24th – Reading Tuesday, May 31st – Math If you have read this please draw a flower on 5/2!