Thursday, January 23 (Day C)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure
  • Study for the Les. 21 Vocabulary Test next week

MATH:

  • Gold group–p. 605 #2, 4, 6, 8 MUST SHOW WORK (calculator use is permitted)
  • Blue group-p. 604 # 5, 7, 11, 12 MUST SHOW WORK (calculator use is permitted)
  • *FYI: math mentoring is available to all 4th graders during our lunch/recess period in Mrs. Ochs’s room. So, if your child is struggling with any concepts, encourage him/her to join them.

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 16 list for the test on Friday. The Week 16 spelling homework must also be handed in by Friday.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • No DLR (Daily Language Review )

SCIENCE:

  • Today we did an experiment to learn about conductors and insulators.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • If you didn’t complete the map sheet (#1-13) in class, finish for homework. It is due next class period.

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • Conestoga Spirit Wear Sale from Jan. 17 through Jan. 30. Students were given an information sheet to put in their blue homework folders.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  • January 24–Early dismissal (1:30 pm)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • TEAM SHIRT DAY – Friday, January 31st – WHOLE SCHOOL
  • Next BOOK EXCHANGE–Monday, Feb. 1
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Wednesday, January 22 (Day B)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure
  • Study for the Les. 21 Vocabulary Test next week

MATH:

  • p. 597-598 #1-12 evens (calculator use is permitted)

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 16 list for the test on Friday. The Week 16 spelling homework must also be handed in by Friday.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review ) Thursday-11
  • If you didn’t hand in your good copy of the Mountains TDA in class today, it is past due. You must finish it tonight and hand it in tomorrow morning.

SCIENCE:

  • We are learning about current electricity, open and closed circuits, and switches.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • If you didn’t complete the map sheet (#1-13) in class, finish for homework. It is due next class period.

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • Conestoga Spirit Wear Sale from Jan. 17 through Jan. 30. Students were given an information sheet to put in their blue homework folders.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  • January 24–Early dismissal (1:30 pm)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • TEAM SHIRT DAY – Friday, January 31st – WHOLE SCHOOL
  • Next BOOK EXCHANGE–Monday, Feb. 1
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Tuesday, January 21 (Day A)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure

MATH:

  • p. 572 #10 & 12 AND p. 584 #10 & 12

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 16 list for the test on Friday. The Week 16 spelling homework must also be handed in by Friday.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review ) Wednesday-11
  • If you didn’t complete your good copy of the Mountains TDA in class today, finish for homework. It is due tomorrow morning.

SCIENCE:

  • We are learning about current electricity, open and closed circuits, and switches.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • We started our unit on map skills –ask your child to explain the three types of maps.

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • Book Exchange tomorrow & wear sneakers for P.E.
  • Conestoga Spirit Wear Sale from Jan. 17 through Jan. 30. Students were given an information sheet to put in their blue homework folders.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  • January 24–Early dismissal (1:30 pm)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • TEAM SHIRT DAY – Friday, January 31st – WHOLE SCHOOL
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Friday, January 17 (Day D)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure

MATH:

  • No homework

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 16 list for the test on Friday. The Week 16 spelling homework must also be handed in by Friday.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review ) Tuesday-11
  • We are working on the good copy of our “Mountains” TDA. We will finish working on it Tuesday in class, but students may also work on it at home.

SCIENCE:

  • We are learning about current electricity and open and closed circuits.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • We started our unit on map skills –ask your child to explain the three types of maps.

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • Conestoga Spirit Wear Sale from Jan. 17 through Jan. 30. Students were given an information sheet to put in their blue homework folders.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  • January 20–No school (MLK Day)
  • Next BOOK EXCHANGE–Wednesday, January 22. It is also P.E. that day so wear sneakers.
  • January 24–Early dismissal (1:30 pm)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • TEAM SHIRT DAY – Friday, January 31st – WHOLE SCHOOL
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Thursday, January 16 (Day C)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure

MATH:

  • Complete the review sheet #1-5 (Show your work)

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 15 list for the test on Friday. The Week 15 spelling homework must also be handed in by Friday.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review ) Tuesday-11
  • If you didn’t finish your 2-column notes for the “Mountains” TDA, finish that for homework.

SCIENCE:

  • We are learning about current electricity and open and closed circuits.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • We started our unit on map skills –ask your child to explain the three types of maps.

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • Conestoga Spirit Wear Sale from Jan. 17 through Jan. 30. Students were given an information sheet to put in their blue homework folders.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • January 10–End of MP 2 –-Please check under the Cycle Day Special tab above to see the changes for MP 3 & 4: (PE will be Day B starting this week and Tech/Applied Engineering will be Day D starting this week. Book Exchange will still be every other Day B.)
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  •  “Flannel Shirt Day” on Friday, January 17 for students and staff.
  • January 20–No school (MLK Day)
  • January 24–Early dismissal (1:30 pm)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Wednesday, January 15 (Day B)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure

MATH:

  • Chapter 8 test tomorrow–students are to used their corrected practice test as their study guide. Students can also use p. 550-551 for review practice.

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 15 list for the test on Friday. The Week 15 spelling homework must also be handed in by Friday.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review ) Monday-11

SCIENCE:

  • We did three static electricity experiments – Weird Water, Dancing Balloons, and Popping Paper. Ask your child what happened in each one. 🙂

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • We started our unit on map skills today–ask your child to explain the three types of maps.

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • If students ordered them, they received their class composite picture yesterday.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • Thank you so much for the tissue donations!
  • January 10–End of MP 2 –-Please check under the Cycle Day Special tab above to see the changes for MP 3 & 4: (PE will be Day B starting this week and Tech/Applied Engineering will be Day D starting this week. Book Exchange will still be every other Day B.)
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  •  “Flannel Shirt Day” on Friday, January 17 for students and staff.
  • January 20–No school (MLK Day)
  • January 24–Early dismissal (1:30 pm)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Tuesday, January 14 (Day A)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure

MATH:

  • p. 547-548 #1-10 evens only –YOU MUST SHOW WORK

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 15 list for the test on Friday. The Week 15 spelling homework must also be handed in by Friday.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review) Thursday-10

SCIENCE:

  • We did three static electricity experiments – Weird Water, Dancing Balloons, and Popping Paper. Ask your child what happened in each one. 🙂

SOCIAL STUDIES:

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • For the second half of the year, we have Physical Education on Day B. Wear your sneakers tomorrow!
  • If students ordered them, they received their class composite picture today.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • Thank you so much for the tissue donations!
  • January 10–End of MP 2 –-Please check under the Cycle Day Special tab above to see the changes for MP 3 & 4: (PE will be Day B starting next week and Tech/Applied Engineering will be Day D starting next week. Book Exchange will still be every other Day B.)
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  •  “Flannel Shirt Day” on Friday, January 17 for students and staff.
  • January 20–No school (MLK Day)
  • January 24–Early dismissal (1:30 pm)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Friday, January 10 (Day D)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure

MATH:

  • p. 541-542 #1-7 –YOU MUST SHOW WORK

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 15 list for the test on Friday. The Week 15 spelling homework must also be handed in by Friday.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review) Wednesday-10

SCIENCE:

  • We are doing experiments and learning about static electricity.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) if you didn’t.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • We are out of tissues. Any donations would be greatly appreciated – Thank you! 🙂
  • January 10–End of MP 2 –-Please check under the Cycle Day Special tab above to see the changes for MP 3 & 4: (PE will be Day B starting next week and Tech/Applied Engineering will be Day D starting next week. Book Exchange will still be every other Day B.)
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  • January 10–End of MP 2
  • January 13–No school (teacher in-service)
  •  “Flannel Shirt Day” on Friday, January 17 for students and staff.
  • January 20–No school (MLK Day)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Thursday, January 9 (Day C)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure
  • Use the list to study for the Lesson 12 Vocabulary Test on Friday

MATH:

  • p. 536 #1-3 –YOU MUST SHOW WORK (calculators are permitted)

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 14 list for the test on Friday, January 10. The Week 14 spelling homework must also be handed in by this date.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review) Wednesday-10

SCIENCE:

  • We are doing experiments and learning about static electricity.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • Landform/5 Themes of Geography test– 4-G Friday. Use corrected landform quiz, yellow overview 5 Themes sheet, and any in-class activity sheets as your study guides. Check out the landform memory game: Mr. Polum’s Landform Game – Match The Memory

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • Conestoga Talent Show permission sheet is due by Friday, February 7.
  • We are out of tissues. Any donations would be greatly appreciated – Thank you! 🙂
  • January 10–End of MP 2 –-Please check under the Cycle Day Special tab above to see the changes for MP 3 & 4: (PE will be Day B starting next week and Tech/Applied Engineering will be Day D starting next week. Book Exchange will still be every other Day B.)
  • Girl Scout Troop 70146 is collecting donations for Lancaster County Pet Pantry.   Some Items include: old towels, cat and dog food (any size or brand), distilled water, clorox wipes only, paper towels, detergent, Ziplock gallon bags. For a more detailed list, check out the Conestoga blog (under school links). Donations are needed by January 10.
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  • January 9–PTO meeting in the Commons at 6:45 p.m.
  • January 10–End of MP 2
  • January 13–No school (teacher in-service)
  •  “Flannel Shirt Day” on Friday, January 17 for students and staff.
  • January 20–No school (MLK Day)
  • January 27–report card distribution
  • March 6–Conestoga Talent Show

Wednesday, January 8 (Day B)

READING:

  • Read for pleasure
  • Use the list to study for the Lesson 12 Vocabulary Test on Friday

MATH:

  • Ordering fractions worksheet #1-8 –YOU MUST SHOW WORK (calculators are permitted)

SPELLING:

  • Study the Week 14 list for the test on Friday, January 10. The Week 14 spelling homework must also be handed in by this date.
  • Students can practice their words through the use of Spelling City (found under Fun Links on the right side of the blog post). It is still helpful, though, to have an adult give paper and pencil practice tests to check progress.

WRITING:

  • Do DLR (Daily Language Review) Wednesday-10

SCIENCE:

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • Due to today’s 2-hour delay-—Landform/5 Themes of Geography test–4-O Thursday; 4-G Friday. Use corrected landform quiz, yellow overview 5 Themes sheet, and any in-class activity sheets as your study guides. Check out the landform memory game: Mr. Polum’s Landform Game – Match The Memory

INFORMATION:

  • Sign & return the WWE (Weekly Work Envelope) & WR (blue Weekly Report) by Friday.
  • Talent Show information sheets were sent home today.
  • We are out of tissues. Any donations would be greatly appreciated – Thank you! 🙂
  • Girl Scout Troop 70146 is collecting donations for Lancaster County Pet Pantry.   Some Items include: old towels, cat and dog food (any size or brand), distilled water, clorox wipes only, paper towels, detergent, Ziplock gallon bags. For a more detailed list, check out the Conestoga blog (under school links). Donations are needed by January 10.
  • FYI: Chromebooks MUST come to school fully charged each day.
  • The next instrument lesson day with Ms. Almoney is Monday, Feb. 3 (Remember your instrument and book.)
  • January 9–PTO meeting in the Commons at 6:45 p.m.
  • January 10–End of MP 2
  • January 13–No school (teacher in-service)
  •  “Flannel Shirt Day” on Friday, January 17 for students and staff.
  • January 20–No school (MLK Day)
  • January 27–report card distribution