Crossroads Charter Academy Big Rapids, MI Nov. 21, 2012 Mrs. Nawrot’s Classroom News Class News This Week’s Academics Spelling AR – Students should be at 40% of their AR We will be back to our usual Spelling requirements reading goals next Monday, Nov. 26. next week. We will be looking into contractions. Students should be prepared for the middle Reading of the marking period on Dec. 7th. We will be meeting in our Guided Reading groups Christmas Musical- 4th grade is honored to and reading our independent books. put on the annual Christmas program. Writing Students have received their information on Next week we will continue drafting and revising a legend. The ideas have been great so far! parts, costume requirements, and their scripts. The program will be on Dec. 7th at 7 Math Our first fraction unit test will be next week on Wed. pm in our auditorium. Students must meet Students have found fractions of a group to be in their classroom at 6:30 to get costumes on difficult. We have been using pasta pieces to solve and get settled for our show. Invite your fractions, such as 2/3 of 27. The other difficult area is friends and family and save the date! comparing fractions, like 2/3 to 5/7. Scholastic Book Fair – The library will be Social Studies having the book fair from Nov. 26 – Dec. 3. It Economics will wrap up on Monday. Students have a copy of their study guide, so that they will be will be open each school day from 7:30am -4 prepared. Students will then begin meeting with Mrs. pm. We will be visiting the Book Fair as a Benson for their new Science Unit on Tuesday. class on Mon. Nov. 26 and Wed. Nov. 28. November Awards Assembly- Next HAVE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Thursday, Nov. 29, will be our Awards Assembly. Please join us at 2:15 in the Special Notes auditorium. 2nd Annual Craft and Bake Sale-As part of our Economics unit and to raise $for our upcoming field trips, all students are IMPORTANT DATESasked to prepare a craft, a baked good, or • Nov. 22-23 – No Schoolboth. We will be having a sale that is open to • Nov. 26-Dec. 3 – Book Fairthe whole school on Dec. 4th from 1-3 pm. • Nov. 29 – Awards Assembly at 2:15 pm • Nov. 30 – PTO Treat day – 50 cents • Nov. 30- Out-of-Uniform $1 each*Feel free to attend our sale on Dec. 4th. You • Dec. 4 – Craft and Bake Sale from 1-3 pmwill find that the students do a nice job and • Dec. 7 – Midterm of Marking Periodlearn a lot!! • Dec. 7 – 4th Grade Christmas Program at 7pm. Students report at 6:30pm.