• Auvigne's 4th Grade Update

    Friday, September 14, 2012


    Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow,

    Cheetah Champions Forever...



  • Good Afternoon,

    Monday, September 17th is Citizenship Day.  Wear red, white, and blue that day.


    Our remaining date for MAP testing are as follows:

    • Reading-Tuesday, September 18 at 12:40pm

    Our first learning excursion will be on Tuesday, October 2nd.  I had the wrong date in last week's newsletter.  We will be going to Lanesfield School House.  A permission form will be sent home on Monday.  I still need a few parent helpers to join us on this day.  Send me an email if you are available.  It will be an all day event. 

    4th and 5th Grade KC Kids' Marathon:  It's time for this year's KC Kids' Marathon! Participants will log 25 miles of walking/jogging/running on their own, and finish the final 1.2 miles on October 20th at Crown Center from 11-1. They will receive an official marathon certificate, t-shirt, finisher's medal, and free food and drink.  If your child is interested in the event AND you are available on October 20th, please sign up using the following link: www.mysignup.com/chekidsmarathon . This event is FREE and a great opportunity to run a "marathon" at such a young age! Please see Coach Miller's webpage to read more about this event: www.bluevalleyk12.org/CHE/armiller


    Study Den, the after school study club, will begin on Thursday, September 20th for grades 1-5. This is an opportunity for students to receive assistance on school work, prepare for tests or work on Study Island.


    Our strings days and times are listed below, if your child is involved in this program, they will not be missing out on instructional time :)

    • Mondays: 2:50 PM
    • Wednesdays: 11:20 AM

    Friday, September 28th is a 1/2 day of school, we dismiss at 11:45 AM.


    Have a wonderful weekend!


    Worth Repeating:

    LEAD 21: Mr. Marsh is going to be adding a new feature in the parent E-Update regarding LEAD 21.  For the next several months, a special highlight of the program will be provided to parents.  This week the feature is the LEAD 21 web page.  Make sure to check it out!

    The PowerPoint, handout, LEAD 21 PowerPoint, and other information are now up on the website.  Go to our page, click on "Forms and Documents" and you will find the resources in the "Back to School Night" folder.

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Next Week's Learning Targets

  • The Student will learn to:

    ELA (English Language Arts): Unit 1: Life Stories

    • analyze the structure of words by finding compound words, roots, prefixes, suffixes, and syllables.
    • read grade-level text fluently and show comprehension through voice, timing, and expression.
    • recognize and define common Greek and Latin affixes and roots (units of meaning).
    • analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
    • define and identify similies and metaphors within a text.

    Math: Data About Us

    • gather, organize, graph, and analyze data using data tables, frequency tables, and charts.
    • create and interpret bar graphs, pictographs, point/line graphs, Venn Diagrams, line plots, and circle graphs.
    • identify and develop numerical and categorical variables.
    • find the minimum value, maximum value, mode, and median of a data set.
    • plot points on a coordinate grid.
    • solve 1- and 2-step real-world problems.

    *Math Unit Test Friday, September 21

    Science:   Landforms

    • Describe changes in the earth and water.
    • Observe and describe erosion.

Weekly Homework

  • This Week's Homework is due on Friday, September 21st.


    • Weekly Math Skills Practice #4
    • Practice Math Facts 5 minutes per night


    • A Star Spangled Story
    • Read 20 minutes per night


    • Unit 1 Week 3 Spelling List

    Study Island

    • Math Pretest - Complete 30 questions individually in test mode

Next Week's Special's Schedule

  • Monday -Day 1: PE/Music

    Tuesday - Day 2: Computers

    Wednesday - Day 3: Art 

    Thursday - Day 4: Spanish/Music

    Friday - Day 5: PE/Spanish