Mrs. Burk


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important dates/Reminders:

 
Wed, Feb 22 = 2:05 Dismissal; P/T Conferences 3:45-5/6-7:30
Thurs, Feb 23 = P/T Conferences 3:45-5/6-7:30
Fri, Feb 24 = NO SCHOOL
 
 
 




 

                   

 

 


 

 

 

 

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

 

POP TABS!!  

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

 

2/20~2/23

Reading:  Logs due on Monday for 5 points!  This week we will be working from the textbook.  Our story is a realistic fictional selection, All Alone in the Universe.  Students will read about a girl who experiences and learns from the hurt of losing a best friend.  

 

Language Arts:  Spelling test 22 and Fix Its quiz 22 will be on Friday!. 

 

1.aisle

path separating sections of seats

Noun

The bride walked down the aisle toward the groom.

     

2.align

to make into a straight row

Verb

I will align the crooked picture on the wall.

     

3.island

area of land completely surrounded by water

Noun

An island is land surrounded by water.

     

4.crumbs

tiny pieces of bread or cake

Noun

I ate all the cake and only crumbs were left.

     

5.gnaw

to chew or bite

Verb

My dog will chew and gnaw a bone for hours.

     

6.design

a graphic plan; a decorative or artistic work

Noun

Architects drew the design for the new house.

     

7.knotty

extremely difficult to solve

Adjective

The knotty equation took time to solve.

     

8.bustle

quick, busy activity

Noun

I enjoyed the energy and bustle of the city.

     

9.shepherd

someone who tends and guides a flock of animals

Noun

The shepherd guided and watched the sheep.

     

10.soften

to make or become less hard, harsh or tough

Verb

Lotion will soften rough, calloused skin.

     

11.sword

a long blade used to cut

Noun

The pirate cut the rope with his sharp sword.

     

12.thistle

a flowering plant with thorny leaves or stems

Noun

The thorns on a thistle flower may cut you.

     

13.knock

a pounding or rapping sound

Noun

A knock on the door interrupted the silence.

     

14.wrestle

to struggle, fight, or contend with

Verb

I will wrestle with my dog over the toy.

     

15.column

a supporting vertical post or pillar

Noun

The tall column seemed to support the roof.

     

16.autumn

the season between summer and winter

Noun

In autumn, green leaves turn orange and gold.

     

17.knowledge

information that is acquired or learned

Noun

It is common knowledge that the desert is hot.

     

18.debt

money that is owed

Noun

It is important to repay a debt quickly.

     

19.numb

deprived of feeling, deadened

Adjective

I couldn't feel my cold, numb hands

     

20.raspberry

a small red fruit that grows on a bush

Noun

A raspberry looks like a red blackberry.

     

21.campaign

a course of action for a specific purpose

Noun

We led a campaign to stop air pollution.

     

22.coup

an unexpected takeover or surprise victory

Noun

A general took over the country in a coup.

     

23.solemn

very earnest, serious, or sober

Adjective

I wore a solemn look of grief at the funeral.

     

24.yacht

luxury passenger boat

Noun

The fancy yacht is the biggest boat there.

     

25.pneumonia

illness with fever and fluid in the lungs

Noun

Pneumonia is a disease of the lungs.

     

 

 

 

 

Social Studies:  We will continue our Ancient Egypt unit.