Newsletter 4.1


Newsletter Jan. 16, 2018

Take Note:

  • Just a reminder, Tuesday is our “Block” day now. That means that now we have library, p.e & computer lab that day instead of Thursday. So be sure to wear or bring tennies and return library books on TUESDAYS.
  • Mark your calendars… Parent Teacher Conferences are coming up! They will be held February 7-9. You may schedule your appointment online beginning today. I’m looking forward to meeting with all of you.
  • Early Out schedule for conference days Feb. 7-9.
  • Box Top Store – Feb. 2.


  1. Practice spelling and vocabulary words,
  2. Read 20 minutes each night. Please fill out and return the trackers weekly.
  3. Spelling City 4.1 activities
  4. Math practice: Module 4 lessons 18-22. *All students need to practice basic addition and subtraction facts!

This Week’s Story: “Splish, Splash, Animal Baths”. This week we will be discussing the needs of animals.


Spelling Words:  words with r-controlled vowels, review words, and high frequency words

part            start        park        farm        dark

sort            storm      short       for           horse

scream      stripe      area        money     piece


Vocabulary Words:

itches: tickling feelings in the skin that make one want to scratch

puddles: small pools of water, especially rainwater

preen: to smooth or clean feathers with the beak or bill

beasts: animals other than humans

handy: useful

nibble: to bite gently or to take small bites


Class Read Aloud Book: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Mr. Porter