Mrs. Burk


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important dates/Reminders:

 
 
Wed, Apr 5 =  2:05 Dismissal
 
 
 
 




 

                   

 

 


 

 

 

 

BOX TOPS!!

Please send in any Box Tops you come across.  The school collects these to earn money to benefit the students.  There will be a contest each quarter to see which class can collect the most!

1st quarter winner-Mrs. Cox's class 

2nd quarter winner-Mrs. Clemmon's class

3rd quarter winner-Mrs. Remington's class

 

POP TABS!!  

We are also collecting pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities!  Classes can win a school competition!

 

3/27~3/31

Reading:  Logs due on Monday for 5 points!  This week we will cover chapters 5-8 in The Lightning Thief.  Students will also have their first project for the book this week.  

 

Language Arts:  Spelling test 26 and Fix Its quiz 26 will be on Friday!  We will also be working on our research projects this week.

1.opera

type of play sung to classical music

Noun

The star of the tragic opera sang soprano.

     

2.vague

not clearly stated or lacking definition

Adjective

His vague answer was not clear to us.

     

3.antique

something made a long time ago

Noun

That clock is so old, it is an antique.

     

4.drama

a play for the theater, TV, or radio

Noun

The class enjoyed watching the drama on the television.

     

5.tornado

dangerous rotating windstorm or funnel cloud

Noun

A tornado is a funnel-shaped windstorm.

     

6.debut

present or appear for the first time publicly

Verb

The movie will debut next week.

     

7.stampede

uncontrolled rush of animals

Noun

The running herd fled the pen in a stampede.

     

8.gourmet

pertaining to special or fancy food

Adjective

A gourmet restaurant serves fancy cuisine.

     

9.unique

the only one of its kind, extraordinary

Adjective

The old book was unique and one of a kind.

     

10.academy

a learning institution

Noun

He teaches at a private academy.

     

11.sonnet

poem of fourteen lines with fixed rhyme scheme

Noun

He wrote a sonnet and recited it to his bride.

     

12.brochure

a pamphlet that gives information

Noun

Read the brochure about the park to learn more.

     

13.cocoon

covering protecting a larva becoming a moth

Noun

The worm spun a cocoon to become a moth.

     

14.fatigue

to tire from mental or physical exertion

Verb

Working very hard will quickly fatigue me.

     

15.mosquito

a small, winged, bloodsucking insect

Noun

A mosquito bit me and left an itchy bump.

     

16.diploma

official certificate of graduation

Noun

I framed my high school graduation diploma.

     

17.fiesta

a Spanish word meaning party

Noun

In the Spanish language, fiesta means party.

     

18.debris

broken and leftover pieces

Noun

Litter and other debris were strewn there.

     

19.cafeteria

a self-service dining area

Noun

We eat lunch in the school cafeteria.

     

20.quartet

group of four; music for four parts

Noun

The barbershop quartet had four members.

     

21.bonanza

an unexpected and pleasant happening

Noun

Striking gold was a bonanza for the miners.

     

22.rendezvous

a prearranged meeting

Noun

An intimate cafe is perfect for our rendezvous.

     

23.et cetera

and so on, and others

Noun

Numbers include one, two, three, et cetera.

     

24.battalion

a unit of soldiers or a large number

Noun

A battalion of army ants marched to our picnic.

     

25.engage

involve or captivate; to be occupied with

Verb

Interesting games engage our attention.

     

 

 

 

 

 

Social Studies:  We will continue working on Ancient Greece.