Mrs. Sherman 4th grade

Have courage and be kind

Week of May 14th – 18th

Countdown till Summer

  • Day 8 (Monday): write an acrostic poem in class on how to survive 4th grade
  • Day 7 (Tuesday) : Twin day; student will dress as twins/ triplets with a friend

Important dates:

  • May 22nd: Early Release
  • May 23rd: Early Release – Last Day of School

Classroom Needs:

  • We are in need of a couple more snacks for the movie on the 23rd

Reading:

We will be finishing the unit on Civil War and have a test on Wednesday the 16th

Vocabulary:

Our last vocabulary list: astronaut, gravity, technology, resistance, nozzle, space station, training, orbit, cosmonaut

Writing:

We will writing letters to our 5th grade teachers for next year; writing our strengths, weaknesses, our goals, and what we want in our teacher.

Spelling:

Our last spelling list: inhale, exhale, cheery, gloomy, inside, outside, huge, tiny, full, empty, walk, stroll, tasty, delicious, grin, beam, friendly, kind

Summer Homework:

 

Civil War Test

On Wednesday May 16th we will be having the Civil war unit test. Today we filled out the study guide. Please help your student study for the test.  Thank you!

Countdown till Summer

9 days till Summer

Tomorrow is Field day: There is a lot of water events at field day this year! Please ensure your child dresses appropriately for both the heat and water. Feel free to also send in an extra set of clothes, sunscreen, and a towel. Thank you!

Count down till Summer

Tomorrow is wear your favorite hat day! 10 Days till Summer!

Classsroom Needs

For the last few days of school we will be having a count down till summer and are in need of just a few things. We will need theses items by May 18th Thank you so much for all your help!

Small bubbles bottles one for each student – 24 count

Popsicles – 24 count

Movie snacks

 

Week of April 30th – May 4th

Another week has flown by! We have only 3 1/2 short weeks left. We have already noticed behavior issues with students; please remind them they still need to do their best, behave at school, follow school and classroom rules and complete work on time. Thank you Parents for all you do!

Important Dates:

  • May 7th – 11th: Teacher appreciation week & Book Fair
  • May 11th: Field Day – We need parents to help out email Mr. Dougherty at [email protected] if you can help
  • May 22nd: Early Release
  • May 23rd: Early Release – Last Day of School

Classroom Need:

  • Lined paper
  • Pencils
  • Snacks
  • Sweet treats

Reading:

We will be learning the causes, major events and consequences of the Civil War.

Vocabulary:

abolitionist, campaign, fugitive, representative, Emancipation Proclamation, casualty, secede, amendment, Confederate, mourning, indivisible, Union

Writing:

Students will write a book all out their terrible, horrible, no good , very bad day!

Spelling:

addition, dictionary, verdict, aquarium, dictator, dictation, diction, predict, benediction, aquatic, aquifer, aqueduct, dictate, contradict, prediction, dictum, prediction, subaquatic

Homework:

  • Read: 20 minutes every night
  • Scholastic News magazine: read and answer questions due by Friday
  • Weekly Math question: complete questions due by Friday

Come see Shrek, live on our Nicholson stage!

Come see our Nicholson Stars shine in Shrek, the Musical, Jr! Our Musical Theater Club students have been working hard to put this amazingly fun show together. With a complete student cast and stage crew, it will be sure to WOW audiences of all ages. Showtimes and ticket info below:
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:30pm
Friday, April 27th, 2018, 6:30pm
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 2:30pm & 5:30pm

Tickets: $5 adult, $3 student, children 3 & under are free. First come, first seated. No ticket presales, and we accept ONLY CASH or CHECK. No credit card sales available.

Week of April 23rd – 27th

It was  an amazing week last week! We finished Milestone testing; please congratulate your student for doing such a great job! They truly worked hard and performed their best!

 

Important Dates:

  • Yearbooks at eon Sale now for $25 go to www.nicholsonpta.com to order
  • April 23rd – 27th: Flower sales each morning from 7:20 – 7:45am for Teacher Appreciation week. Flowers will be delivered to teachers the week of May 7th
  • April 24th: Terrific Kid at 7:30 am
  • April 25th – 28th: Shrek Musical Theater performs
  • April 27th: Progress reports go home
  • May 7th – 11th: Teacher appreciation week & Book Fair
  • May 11th: Field Day – We need parents to help out email Mr. Dougherty at [email protected] if you can help
  • May 22nd: Early Release
  • May 23rd: Early Release – Last Day of School

Classroom Needs:

  • Lined paper (we are completely out)
  • Pencils (we are completely out)
  • Snacks
  • Small Candies

Reading:

We will be examining the main ideas of the abolitionist and suffrage movements. Discussing contributions of and challenges faced by Susan B. Anthony, Fredrick Douglas, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman.

Vocabulary:

Woman and the vote: Amendment, Injustice, Election, Sentinel, Suffragist, Gender, Constitution, Picket, Movement

Writing:

We will learn and discuss how to show  not tell details, feeling, setting and characters in our writing process.

Spelling:

journalist, magician, vocalist, novelist, politician, globalism, guardian, moralism, artist, technician, cyclist, heroism, naturalist, comedian, electrician, tourist, activism, activist

Homework:

  • Read: 20 minutes every night
  • Scholastic News magazine: read and answer questions due by Friday
  • Weekly Math question: complete questions due by Friday

 

 

Week of March 9th – 13th

Important Dates:

  • April 10th – 12th Milestone Testing
    • Make sure to get a good night sleep and eat a healthy breakfast for testing
  • April 10th Chick fil a night
  • April  16th – 17th Milestone Testing
    • Make sure to get a good night sleep and eat a healthy breakfast for testing
  • April 25th – 28th Shrek Musical Theater performs
  • April 27th Progress reports go home
  • May 22nd Early release
  • May 23rd Early release – Last day of school

Classroom needs:

  • Clorox Wipes
  • Candies
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Snacks

Reading:

We will be reviewing all week for Milestone testing

Vocabulary:

No vocabulary this week due to Milestone testing

Writing:

We will be reviewing all week for Milestone testing

Spelling:

No spelling this week due to Milestone testing

Homework:

  • Read 20 minutes every night
  • Scholastic News magazine read and answer questions; due by Friday
  • Weekly Math question; due by Friday

 

Spring Break!

Hope you are having a wonderful, fun and safe break! See you back at school Monday April 9th! Tuesday we will being Milestone Tests.

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