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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 April 3-7, 2017:

  • ART Week 
  • March Book-It (*last one of the year*) due April 4.  Students who completed all of the months (October-March) will earn a chance to select a prize from the prize bin!   
  • Spring Break:  March 27-March 31.  School resumes on Monday, April 3
  • Earth Day Field Trip!  Permission slips will be passed out on April 3.  Forms & payment are due back by April 16.  
  • Ice cream sold at lunch for $1.00 every Tuesday and Thursday for the year!

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Vince---March 24

Mali---April 5


Character Pillar of the Month: T R U S T W O R T H I N E S S 

Respect Pillar Award Winner:  Brooke L.  
Responsibility Award Winner:  Sam H. 
Caring Award Winner:  Ava S.   
Fairness Award Winner:  Derek P.  
Trustworthy Award Winner:  Gianna V.  
Citizenship Award Winner:  


Academic Updates:


Skill:  THEME   

Robust Vocabulary Words: bountiful, vast, stature, relentless, roused, resourceful, intentions, inadvertently 

See link below for Quizlet activities and games for this week's robust vocabulary words. Be sure to click on the appropriate lesson number for the correct words of the week!

Quizlet:  online review/games for vocabulary practice 


For ease of finding the lessons, copy and paste the link below (or search quizlet.com for Kyriacopoulos) https://quizlet.com/Kyriacopoulos/folders/story-town

Story: click link for ebook Story Town book  Lesson 18:  "Hewitt Anderson's Great Big Life"  

Reading Test on story, skill (theme), & robust vocabulary list will be on Friday, April 7


BLOCK 1: LRC (Library) will be on THURSDAYS at 9:50 am

BLOCK 2: LRC (Library) will be on THURSDAYS at 12:50 pm

Grammar:   Adjectives!     

Writing:  tall tale/folktale/fairy tale writing 

Spellingsee link Spelling Word Lists  See Lesson 18 Spelling List (prefixes: -over, -sub, -under)  Lesson 18 Spelling Test on Friday, April 7  

Challenge Words:  overwhelmed, subcommittee, subarctic, overlook, undertow 

Please use online link below for Quizlet activities and games, or Spelling City, that will help with this week's spelling words. Be sure to click on the appropriate lesson number for the correct words for the week!
Quizlet:  Online games for spelling review
Spelling City

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


1. Reading:  What is THEME?  How can you determine the THEME in a story?  

2. Language Arts:  Describe the purpose of an ADJECTIVE.  What questions do adjectives answer about nouns?  

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