Crossroads Charter Academy Big Rapids, MI April 15, 2013 Mrs. Nawrot’s Classroom News Class News This Spelling Week’s Academics AR Goal – Students should be at 25% this No 2-5-8 this week because we have a short week. Try one of the Spelling game sites on my blog, like week. www.spellingcity.com Whitecaps Baseball Game- We will be Reading attending the Whitecaps game on May 20th. Today we read another great Leo Lionni book. Ask We have several chaperones and are looking what we learned in Tico and the Golden Wings today. forward to our exciting trip. Please be on the We are wrapping up an informational book on Hermit lookout for more information as we approach Crabs this week. May. Writing 4th Marking Period – We have officially We are starting a small poetry unit, and we are also begun our final marking period. I hope reviewing the many parts of speech. This week we are students will strive to do their best as we learning prepositions. They are a tricky part of speech for many students. We will end the week by writing a finish out the year! poem that involves several prepositions. Scholastic Book Orders- All book orders due Math on Tuesday, April 16. We are going to try and fit in a division test on Conference Schedule- I look forward to Thursday. Today we worked on dividing by 10, and meeting with you over the next few days! tomorrow we begin dividing by 20, 30, 40, etc. Thank you for taking time out to meet with me! Please encourage your child to come Social Studies We are taking our focus into the Midwest Region. along as well. Students will continue to look at the parts of the MAP Test is coming up! We will start Midwest Region, its resources, and the people who testing April 22. This is a great way to see have lived here. We will also be having a guest what kind of growth our students are making teacher, Ms. Shank, in our room on Tuesday. this year. IMPORTANT DATES Special NotesLast month our school collected over $480 inBoxtops. We are so excited to see what PTO • Tues. and Thurs. – Girls on the Run 3:30-5:00will be able to do with the money that weare collecting! • April 16 – Book Orders Due-Boxtops will be collected from each • April 15-18- Parent Teacher Conferencesclassroom on April 30. • April 19- No School-Ms. Hanks’ class brought in more than $100 • May 20- Whitecaps Gamelast month, and won a free PTO treat day. • May 21- Ludington Fieldtrip--We brought in more than $50. Thank you, • May 24- Field Dayand keep collecting!