Our annual Mitten Tree will be set up in the Hambright lobby. Let’s synergize and fill our tree with mittens, hats, scarves and gloves that will be donated to families in need. All sizes from infant to adult will be accepted. Donations must be new and are due by Friday, December 21. Thank you for helping to keep Penn Manor families warm this winter!
We have been very BUSY here in school! Parents, thanks for your continued support and help at home with your child! It’s really appreciated!
SNACKS- THANKS to those who have been able to donate to our snack supply! Remember, students are welcome to bring in a snack each day. I always have snacks on hand for those that don’t have their own. WE appreciate the donations!
WIPES- We like to keep those germs away…if you are able to donate wipes to help us do that, we would greatly appreciate that. THANKS!!
READING- We are working hard to find main ideas and supporting details in nonfiction texts. We are also learning about the 5 types of text structures and are practicing how to identify the characteristics and clue words for each type in various texts. GREAT job, everyone with these tricky tasks!
MATH- Ch. 7 TEST on Patterns and Sequences on FRIDAY. Students will have a Practice Test and Review Packet to study and review prior to Friday. Thanks for your help at home with the homework! Your support is appreciated! I am AMAZED at what the students are able to do with this rigorous program. Keep up the great effort, 4th graders!
SPELLING- TEST on Friday on Lesson #13 and NO Spelling next week!
Dec. 13- Day A / Applied Engineering / 4th Grade Teachers Training Day Dec. 14- Day B / Art / Spelling TEST #13 / Ch. 7 Math Test Dec. 17- Day C / Phys. Ed / NO Spelling this week Dec. 18- Day D / Music / Anti-Bullying Lesson Dec. 19- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due Dec. 20- Day B / Art Dec. 21- Day C / Phys. Ed. / Ugly Holiday Sweater Spirit Day
Jan. 2- Day D / Music Jan. 3- Day A / Applied Engineering Jan. 4- Day B / Art Jan. 7- Day C / Phys. Ed. / New Spelling List #14 Jan. 8- Day D / Music Jan. 9- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due Jan. 10- Day B / Art Jan. 11- Day C / Phys. Ed. / Spelling TEST #14
Jan. 18- NO SCHOOL for STUDENTS Jan. 21- Martin Luther King Jr Day / NO SCHOOL Jan. 25- 1:30 Early Dismissal
Math: Chapter 6 TESTS on Long Division have been returned! This was a difficult test. Thank you for your help and support with test corrections. They are due on Friday. Our next chapter is on Patterns & Sequences. Reading: We have been working very hard on close reading, main ideas, supporting details, summarizing, text evidence, and text dependent analysis essays. Students have a graded Unit #2 Assessment to show you! Grammar: Types of sentences, subjects and predicates, fragments, run-ons Science: Matter with Mr. Showalter Social Studies: 5 Themes of Geography and PA Regions with Mrs. Rios & Mrs. Groff
Nov. 21- Day D / Music / 1:30 Early Dismissal Nov. 22-Nov. 26- Thanksgiving Break / No School Nov. 27- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due / New Spelling List #11 Nov. 28- Day B / Art Nov. 29- Day C / Phys. Ed. Nov. 30- Day D / Music / Spelling TEST #11 / Ch. 6 Math Test CORRECTIONS DUE! Dec. 3- Day A / Applied Engineering / New Spelling List #12 Dec. 4- Day B / Art Dec. 5- Day C / Phys. Ed. Dec. 6- Day D / Music Dec. 7- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due / Spelling TEST #12 Dec. 10- Day B / Art / New Spelling List #13 Dec. 11- Day C / Phys. Ed. Dec. 12- Day D / Music / Ch. 7 Math TEST Dec. 13- Day A / Applied Engineering / 4th Grade Teachers Training Day Dec. 14- Day B / Art / Spelling TEST #13 Dec. 17- Day C / Phys. Ed / NO Spelling this week Dec. 18- Day D / Music Dec. 19- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due Dec. 20- Day B / Art Dec. 21- Day C / Phys. Ed. / Ugly Holiday Sweater Spirit Day
Please read the below message from Dr. Leichliter:
Due to the snow, sleet and freezing rain forecast for this afternoon, Penn Manor will be dismissing early today and will be canceling after-school and evening activities. Secondary students in 7th through 12th grade will be dismissed at 11:00 am and elementary students in kindergarten through 6th grade will be dismissed at 12:15 pm. After-school and evening activities are canceled.
Also: TWIN Day is tomorrow…along with a Spelling TEST on List #10…and Yearbook Orders are DUE as well.
Curriculum Updates: Math– We have started Chapter 6, Divide by a One-Digit Number. I am hoping to be able to get the test in for this chapter before the Thanksgiving holiday break! *Fingers crossed!* Chapter 5 Math Test Corrections are due on Monday, November 12th. Thank you so much for helping your child with his/her homework each evening. Your support is really appreciated! Reading– We are reading nonfiction texts and learning how to identify main ideas and supporting details. This is not an easy task, and we will continue to work hard to practice and get better at it. Keep reading at home, students! Remember that you get 8 FREES each month…and…READERS are LEADERS! Writing- Up next…Writing THANK YOU notes/letters/cards to honor VETERANS for Veterans Day! Thank you to those who have served or are currently serving our country! Spelling– Review List #10 will come home on Monday, Nov. 12th with our TEST for that list on Friday, Nov. 16th. Science– Reminder that you have a TEST on Nov. 12th.
Important Note: 4th grade teachers have a day of training on Tuesday, Nov. 13th, so there will be a substitute that day for our classroom.
REMINDERS: *Parent/Teacher Conferences this week *Please remember to provide a SNACK for your child each day- thanks to those who have donated snacks for our classroom!!
Nov. 5- Day D / Music / Ch. 5 Math Review- Practice Test Nov. 6- Day A / Applied Engineering / Ch. 5 Math TEST Nov. 7- Day B / Art / 1:30 Early Dismissal / Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov. 8- Day C / Phys. Ed. / 1:30 Early Dism. / Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov. 9- Day D / Music / Mr. Howe Veterans Day Presentation to 4th Grade / 1:30 Early Dismissal Nov. 12- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due / Science TEST Nov. 13- Day B / Art Nov. 14- Day C / Phys. Ed. / Picture Retake Day Nov. 15- Day D / Music Nov. 16th- Day A / Applied Engineering / TWIN DAY / Yearbook Order Deadline Nov. 19- Day B / Art Nov. 20- Day C / Phys. Ed. Nov. 21- Day D / Music / 1:30 Early Dismissal Nov. 22-Nov. 26- Thanksgiving Break / No School Nov. 27- Day A / Applied Engineering / Library Books Due Nov. 28- Day B / Art Nov. 29- Day C / Phys. Ed. Nov. 30- Day D / Music