Crossroads Charter Academy Big Rapids, MI April 20, 2012 Mrs. Nawrot’s Classroom News Class Info This Week’s AcademicsSpelling - AR Reading – Students should be at 25% ofThis week we focused on adding suffixes to their new AR goals.words. April Character Trait- Our trait is Gentleness and Humility.Reading-This week we progress monitored using Dibels. Scholastic Book Order- Last week we sentNext week we will meet in Guided Reading home a book order. It will be due ongroups, and begin reading Bridge to Terabithia Tuesday, April 24. You can order online ifas a class. you prefer using the Scholastic link on my blog.Writing-Students will begin writing their Michigan Community Clean-Up- We will participate inproject rough drafts next week. a Community Clean-Up effort during the week of April 23-27. We will go out to theMath- school yard, the track, and the entry of ourDivision test on Monday! Then we will begin a building and do our part to freshen up ourunit on Measurement. community. We will provide gloves and trash bags for the students.Social Studies-This week we looked at WWII. We also looked Midterm for this Marking Period- Midtermat how Michigan helped the war effort. for this marking period is May 4th. Students*We are walking in a Diabetes Walk next are working hard to accomplish all thatweek at 1:30 on Thursday. Students have needs to be done by the end of the year!envelopes to collect donations to raiseawareness. Awards Assembly- Next week we will have our Awards assembly on Thursday at 2:15. Special Notes Upcoming Events MAP Test April 23 – Our first MAP test in the Com. LabNext week we will take our first of 3 MAP April 24 – Book Orders Duetests. Students will test in Math, Reading, April 23-27 – Community Clean-Up Weekand Language Usage. This test shows us April 26 – Awards Assembly at 2:15student growth during the school year. May 4 – Midterm of 4th Marking PeriodStudents will be given their personal goals May 7-10 – Parent & Teacher Conference Weekfor this year on Monday. My hope is that May 11 – No School May 16 – Field trip to Ludington State Parkstudents will see just how much they learnedthis year!