Monthly Archives: April 2019

4.8 to 4.12: A Glimpse at our Week…

I think we have officially welcomed Spring (and the 4th marking period!)

Here is what is happening in Mrs. O’Donnell’s classroom (I apologize for not posting in awhile!)…

PSSA Spirit Week:

Monday- CM Proud Wear Blue and Gold

Tuesday- Wild about PSSA- Wear your brightest craziest outfit

Wednesday- Show your Super Smarts- Dress like Superhero

Thursday- Put on your thinking caps- wear your favorite hat

Friday- Relax, We Can Do It- Wear Pj’s

Math:  This week, we will continue with Chapter 12. We will learn the attributes of triangles, quadrilaterals, and three dimensional figures. We will learn how to find volumes of rectangular prisms. We will end our week in Math with finding the volume of composite figures by relating volume to the operations of multiplication and addition.

ELA: We will finish up Lesson 23 by completing our TDAs. We will begin Lesson 24 this week with a new set of vocab words. We will continue learning about figurative language and focus on metaphors, similes, and personification. We will read “Chester Cricket Takes New York”.

Social Studies: We will have a quiz on TUESDAY (study guides went home on Friday). We will continue with out Western Expansion Unit this week by learning about Manifest Destiny, The Oregon Trail, The Trail of Tears, and the Gold Rush!

Spelling: Lesson 25 will be tested on Friday 4/19. (This is a two week packet) There is an additional page in this packet that will be Extra Credit!

Grammar: Students will identify the proper usage for good, well, real, very. We will also identify negatives within sentences.

Writing: We will begin our Magazine Unit by choosing our topics and beginning our advertisements!

Friday Folders are due on Wednesday SIGNED

*WE WILL BE GOING TO THE BOOK FAIR ON WEDNESDAY THIS WEEK! Everything is buy one, get one free!!

Report Cards will be sent home on MONDAY! Please sign the envelope and return ASAP 🙂

Field Trip Permission Forms will be sent home THIS WEEK! I will post a blog about our upcoming field trip soon (May 22nd)

April Happenings:

9- CM Spring Concert Assembly 2:30 PM

9- CM Spring Concert 7:00 PM

11- 5th & 6th Grade Band/Orchestra Concert at HS 7:00 PM

15-17 ELA PSSA Testing

15- PTO Meeting 6:30 PM Library


19- No School Spring Break

22- No School Spring Break

24-25 Math PSSA Testing