Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams was the wife of one president and the mother of another.  But more than that, she was an accomplished and important person in her own right.  Mrs. Adams spoke against slavery and for women's rights long before most of her contemporaries.

Homework for today.
     1.  Math Miss W:  Test review.
                   Mr. Spaulding:  p. 837-838.
     2.  Abigail Adams.
     3.  Read for half an hour.
     4.  Get parent initials.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Ben Franklin: American Original

Inventor, scientist, writer, printer, publisher, and one of America's Founding Fathers - Ben Fanklin was a true American original.  Fourth graders are reading and learning about the American Revolution and the the remarkable men and women who helped create our country.

Today's homework:
     1.  Math Miss W:  p. 855-856.
                   Mr. Spaulding:  p. 835-836.
     2.  Ben Franklin.
     3.  Read for half an hour.
     4.  Get parent initials.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Circuit Electricity

In an electric circuit, electricity flows from a power source (such as a battery) through connectors (like wires) to a load - anything that uses electricity to work: a light bulb, a computer, a radio, etc.

Today's homework:
     1.  Math Miss W:  no homework.
                   Mr. Spaulding: p. 739-740.
     2.  Study social studies review sheet.
     3.  Yankee Doodle.
     4.  Read for half an hour.
     5.  Get parent initials.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Fillmore Aquatics Center

Summer is coming and that means swimming!  Fillmore Aquatics Center is having a free swim day and open house this Saturday, May 17, from 12:00 to 4:00.  Your child is taking home the summer program schedule and information about other special events at the center.

Today's homework:
     1.  Math Miss W: Chap. 10 Review
                   Mr. Spaulding: p 733-734.
     2.  Fluency "Two Different Rewards."
     3.  Read for half an hour.
     4.  Get parent initials.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Back to School

Well, we are back from Fort Tejon after a great trip.  Many thanks to all the parent volunteers.  This trip would be impossible without you.

Today's homework:
      1.  Math Miss W:  p. 681-683.
                    Mr. Spaulding:  p. 727-728.
      2.  Spelling p. 152-153.
      3.  Study Social Unit 5 Review Sheet.
      4.  Read for half an hour.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Static Electricity

We are starting our last science unit for the year on electricity and magnetism.  The buildup of electrical charges on an object is called static electricity.

Today's homework:
    1.  Math Miss: p. 661-662, and 667-668.
                  Mr. Spaulding: p. 709-710.
    2.  State Constitutions.
    3.  Read for half an hour.
    4.  Get parent initials.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Happy Cinco de Mayo

Today is the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Puebla.  On this date, a rag-tag Mexican army defeated a much feared, better armed and larger French army.

Today's homework:
     1.  Math Miss W: p. 655-656.
                   Mr. Spaulding: p. 707-708.
     2.  Spelling p. 148-149.
     3. Read for half an hour.
     4.  Get parent initials.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Our annual Spring Showcase is this evening from 6:00 to 7:00.  Please come out and support your children and your school.

Today's homework:
     1.  Come to Spring Showcase.
     2.  Math Miss W: p. 641-642.
                   Mr. Spaulding: p. 701-702.
     3.  Spelling practice test.
     4.  Read for half an hour.
     5.  Get parent initials.