September 7, 2012 Thank You! Class Blog Mrs. Atwood ’ s BankThank you for allowing me In your child’s folder, you Every Monday you will receiveto spend all day with your should find a permission a “Weekly pay sheet andchild! We started off with a slip about posting pictures missing assignment” form. InGREAT week and I am on our class blog our class, we are using a checking account system.very excited for the rest of (http://mrsatwood4thg Students earn money forthe year! rade.blogspot.com) turning their work in on time, Please fill out the doing their job, etc. Students permission slip and can also lose money for being return it as soon as off task, breaking a class Daily Folders and possible. This is my first expectation, etc. This sheet Planners blog, so hopefully I can will give you a summary of theThank you for keeping up figure it out! week and also let you know ifwith your child’s daily your child is missing any work.folder assignments and Please sign the bottom of thesigning the planner/paper. sheet and return it to me onI know how busy your lives Tuesday. Also note that any September’s missing assignments must becan get, but taking that Character Quality turned in by that Friday inextra time to sit down with order to receive credit. If youyour child and go over have questions, please let meplanners and homework is know!very important. Thanksagain! This Week’s Academics Spelling– We took our first achievement test (of three) today. We will start our spelling program next week, with our first test on Friday. Please note that fourth grade uses a different program and students will only be given 5 preview words to study on Monday. Reading– We read Mrs. Frisby and the Crow this week. We will finish it early next week, with an open book test most likely on Tuesday. Writing- We reviewed basic sentence structure and practiced writing paragraphs. We will start writing autobiographies next week! Math– We started the week with graphing review and a marshmallow tower challenge (ask your child about this). We started switching for math on Thursday and we are now reviewing addition.