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Nelson Ridge
Intermediate School
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Mrs. Kyriacopoulos
4th Grade Language Arts - Nelson Ridge
kkyriacopoulos@nlsd122.org

Mrs. Kyriacopoulos

Fourth Grade

Room 111

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Weekly Updates for Week of September 17-21, 2018:

  • MUSIC Week
  • Wolf Ranch Field Trip Permission Slip & $13.00 due back by October 1.  The field trip will be on Friday, October 5.  
  • Ice cream sold at lunch for $1.00 every Tuesday and Thursday for the year! 



STAR OF THE WEEK:
Aidan B.   

 

Upcoming Student Birthdays

*Kayla*---Sept. 16

  

Character Pillar of the Month: R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y      

Respect Pillar Award Winner:  Ellie L.      
Responsibility Award Winner:   
Caring Award Winner:      
Fairness Award Winner:       
Trustworthy Award Winner:       
Citizenship Award Winner:       

 

Academic Updates:

READING 

Skills:    sequence, theme, character development.  Reading Assessment on Tuesday, Sept. 18th.  It will include application of the above listed reading skills, the red vocabulary terms indicated below, and the foundational skill of -ed & -ing endings added to words.             

DAILY BENCHMARK VOCABULARY for Porpoises in Peril

squad, assignment, contaminated, population, stable, emerged, referring, **formulate, rickety, peculiarly, cluttered, snorkeling, **temperature, thermometer, vacant, dredged, depths, scrutinize, conducted, disappointed, recognition, **precious, focused, enclosed, mouthed, evidenced, dismantle 

Quizlet link for online vocabulary practice:  

https://quizlet.com/subject/Kyriacopoulos/

  • Anchor TextPorpoises in Peril 
  • Supporting Text(s)Mary Anning:  The Girl Who Cracked Open the World
  • Sleuth Story:  "Fragile Frogs"   

 


LIBRARY INFO!

BLOCK 1: Library will be on THURSDAYS at 8:00 a.m.

BLOCK 2: Library will be on THURSDAYS at 12:45 p.m.


LANGUAGE ARTS:
Grammarprogressive verb tenses, modal auxiliaries (helping verbs), compound/complex sentences             

Writing:  Informational Writing:  Porpoises in Peril writing prompt   ***Remember to be choosing/reading a biography book of your choice to prepare for the upcoming biography report. ***      

Spelling:  List #3:  long "e" and long "o" ;  Google Classroom List 3 Spelling Test on Friday, September 21     

 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! 


ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS of the WEEK

1. Reading:    Can you identify the theme (central message) of a story?  

2. Language Arts:   Can you compose an informational paragraph that includes a topic sentence, key details, and a conclusion?  


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