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Dec. 7

  1. 1. Crossroads Charter Academy Big Rapids, MI Dec. 7, 2012 Mrs. Nawrot’s Classroom News Class News This Week’s Academics Spelling  AR – Students should be at 50% of their AR This week we focused on plural nouns and the rules reading goals. on how we make words plural.  Christmas Musical- Tonight is the BIG night! Reading We look forward to seeing you and your We read an Open Court story this week, and we have family tonight at our performance of It’s continued our independent reading time as well. The students have done a nice job growing in their Christmas, Carol! The students have worked independent reading time. hard and it should be a lot of fun! Please Writing have your student meet me in my classroom This week we took our legends, revised them, and at 6:30. We will be getting on costumes, now we are writing our final published pieces. getting in our places, and enjoying each Students are making an illustrated picture book of others company up until performance time. their legends. The show will start at 7. Please pick up your Math child at my classroom, room 30, at the end of We are plugging away on fractions still. Students the show. have been working to make equivalent fractions, identifying mixed numbers, and next week they will  Class Christmas Party- Our class will have a continue working with both. small Christmas Party on Dec. 21. I have Science included a note home requesting help with Our class is currently with Mrs. Benson in Science the food items. I appreciated your kindness class. Students will wrap up their second unit next with our Harvest Party. I will probably not week Friday. be here for the Christmas Party, but our substitute, Mrs. Strohkirch, will be here. Special Notes  It is with excitement and sadness that I begin 2nd Annual Craft and Bake Sale- my maternity leave. I am excited to take careThank you so much for helping to make our of my family at home, but I will miss myCraft and Bake Sale a huge success. Without family here at school. your time, effort, and resources, the students IMPORTANT DATESwould not have been able to make so many • Dec. 7 – Midterm of Marking Periodwonderful products! We were able to raise • Dec. 7 – 4th Grade Christmas Program atover $600 during our two-hour sale! Thestudents learned lessons on Economics that 7pm. Students report at 6:30pm.never could have been taught in the • Dec. 10-Feb. 18 – Mrs. Strohkirch takes overclassroom using a textbook, and I thank you • Dec. 14 – PTO Sugar Cookie Sale – 50 centsfor all you did to make this possible! • Dec. 14 – Out-of-Uniform Day Hat/Shirt $1 each • Dec. 19- Polar Express reading in the Library