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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 April 1-5, 2019:

  • MUSIC Week
  • Thank you for the NLPD Food Drive donations!  
  • Spring Break:  March 25-April 2.  School will resume on Wednesday, April 3.
  • IAR Testing (formerly PARCC) will begin on Thursday, April 4th.  Students will take the Reading tests on 4/4 & 4/5.  The Math tests will be given on April 8-10.  Please encourage your child to get a good night's sleep & eat a healthy breakfast, as well as bring a snack to school during testing.    
  • Ice cream sold at lunch for $1.00 every Tuesday and Thursday for the year! 



STAR OF THE WEEK:
MADDIE N.    

 

Upcoming Student Birthdays

**Emma -- April 12

**Lola -- April 14 

  

Character Pillar of the Month: T R U S T W O R T H Y        

Respect Pillar Award Winner:  Ellie L.      
Responsibility Award Winner:  Ryan L.     
Caring Award Winner:  Kayla B.       
Fairness Award Winner:  Aidan B.         
Trustworthy Award Winner:  Zander A.         
Citizenship Award Winner:       

 

Academic Updates:

READING:   

ReadyGEN Story:  Module 2B:  The Northwest Coast Peoples 

Skills:  Main Idea & Details; Cause/Effect     

DAILY BENCHMARK VOCABULARY for "The Northwest Coast People":  abundance, possessions, contact, heritage, significant, activists, traditional    

Quizlet link for online vocabulary practice:  (see "The Northwest Coast People") 

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

  • Anchor TextThe Longest Night    
  • Supporting Text(s):  "Northwest Coast Peoples" & "Three Native Nations:  Woodlands, Plains, and Desert" .  
  • Sleuth Story:  "Learning a New Language" & "American Melting Pot"    

 

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:
GrammarReview:  punctuating dialogue & complete sentences   

Writing:  Opinion Writing 

Spelling:  No spelling list the week we return from spring break!           

 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:    How can readers state and support opinions about both literary and informational texts?      

2. Language Arts:   How do writers use text evidence to support their opinions?  


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