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Nelson Ridge
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Mrs. Kyriacopoulos
4th Grade Language Arts - Nelson Ridge

Mrs. Kyriacopoulos

Fourth Grade

Room 111


Weekly Updates for Week of May 21-25, 2018:

  • MUSIC Week
  • Friday, May 25:  Nelson Ridge Talent Show!! (Begins at 8:30 a.m.)  
  • Monday, May 28 & Tuesday, May 29NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day & Teacher Institute Day)  
  • Wednesday, May 30FIELD DAY (ALL Popsicle Permission Slips due by this day!!)  **Please remember to wear gym shoes & bring a water bottle!   
  • Thursday, May 31Yearbook Signing Day!   
  • Friday, June 1HALF DAY (LAST DAY) of School  **10:35 a.m.  dismissal.  HAPPY SUMMER!!        
  • Ice cream sold at lunch for $1.00 every Tuesday and Thursday for the year! 

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Isabella---May 31 


Character Pillar of the Month: C I T I Z E N S H I P     

Respect Pillar Award Winner:  Abby B.     
Responsibility Award Winner:  Daniel J.   
Caring Award Winner:  Ava P.     
Fairness Award Winner:  Nolan B.     
Trustworthy Award Winner:  Sofia F.     
Citizenship Award Winner:  Megan S.      


Academic Updates:

READINGLunch Money  novel unit.  We will finish the novel this week, and the TEST will be Friday, May 25    

Skills:   character & plot development; setting; theme       

Vocabulary Words:  Daily Benchmark Vocabulary for Lunch Money novel:  efficient, uneasy, disputes, controversy, pioneering, tycoons, noble, dramatic, contributing, constructive, wholesome, arbitration      

Quizlet link for online vocabulary practice:  


Supporting Text(s):  



BLOCK 1: LRC (LIBRARY) will be on THURSDAYS at 8:00 a.m.

BLOCK 2: LRC (LIBRARY) will be on THURSDAYS at 12:45 p.m.


Writing:  Creative Writing      

Spelling:  List #29 Skill:  Suffixes    

List #29 Test will be on Friday, May 25  (word list will be sent home on Monday, May 14)  

Please use online link below for Spelling City, that will help with this week's spelling words. Be sure to search "Kyriacopoulos" and click on the appropriate lesson number for the correct words for the week!

Spelling City

Click link for WONDEROPOLIS
Click link for Tour of the 50 States
Click link for Brain Pop! 


1. Reading:  Can you identify the main elements of plot in a fiction text?  

2. Language Arts:   Are you able to compose an opinion paragraph, using text based evidence to support your opinion?      

Contact Information: (815) 462-2870 ext. 5354 or kkyriacopoulos@nlsd122.org