Mrs. Heilman`s Fourth Grade Weekly Newsletter September 3, 2013


Mrs. Heilman’s Fourth Grade Weekly Newsletter

September 3, 2013

Hope you had a wonderful Labor Day Weekend!


Short and Long e

(Test on Friday)

Reading: My Brother Martin

(Test on Thursday) west steep member gleam fresh freedom speed steam beast believe speck kept cheap pretend greed shelf least eager reason chief echo menu creature reveal restaurant

Reading Skill : Author’s Purpose

Reading Strategy: Monitor/Clarify


*Words: injustice, numerous, segregation, nourishing, captured, dream, encounters, preferred, recall, example

*Skill: Prefixes in-, im-, il-, & ir-


Tuesday- Cursive Spelling - 2 times each

Wednesday – JPB Pg. 16 & 18

Thursday – JPB Pg. 17

Friday- Test!

We will test on all 25 words. Please make sure you study the entire

20 basic plus 5 challenge words.

Supa Star Reading log

Every night you should: Read 20 minutes and complete the reading log.

AR Reading Log Due: Friday, Sept. 13,


Language: Subjects and Predicates

Journey Practice Book Pages: p. 19 (Complete Subjects), 20 (Complete

Predicates), 21 (Compound Subjects and Compound Predicates)

Review: Contractions (pg. 22)

(Quiz on Friday)

Writing: Personal

Information Writing

(Getting to Know Each other)


Naming and Constructing Geometric Figures


Scientific Method

(Test on Wednesday, Sept. 4 th )

Social Studies:

Fort Thomas History Unit

Important Announcements and Reminders

 Please sign your child’s planner nightly.

 Tuesday Night – Open House begins a 6:00 p.m. in the Moyer Gym

 Thursday –Reading Assessment over “My Brother Martin”

 Friday- Spelling and Grammar Assessments

What we did really well last week:

Getting our Planner Signed

Our class goal for this week:

Preparing for Tests

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