Mrs. Burk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important dates/Reminders:

 

 

 

Mon. Oct. 16~end of 1st quarter

Wed. Oct. 18~2:05 dismissal & parent/teacher conferences

Thurs. Oct. 19~parent/teacher conferences

Fri. Oct. 20~No school

 

 




 

                   

 

 


 

 

 

 

BOX TOPS!!

Please send in any Box Tops you come across.  The school collects these to earn money to benefit the students!

 

POP TABS!!  

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

 

 

10/16~10/19

Reading~We are returning to the reading textbook this week.  In the autobiographical selection we will read, students will explore the question, "Why is teamwork important?"   The author tells how his career as a writer began with a poem about his high school football game. 

 

Language Arts~Spelling test and fix it quiz # 9 will be Friday.  We will also work on figurative language and author's purpose.

 

 

Week 9                                                      

1.happening

taking place or occurring

Verb

I saw what was happening and went to help.

     

2.limited

imposed a restriction of some kind

Verb

She limited the girls' playtime to one hour.

     

3.forgetting

not remembering, leaving behind by accident

Verb

I keep forgetting things I need to remember!

     

4.equaled

were the same as or the sum of

Verb

Adding the two amounts equaled the total sum.

     

5.fitting

suiting or matching

Adjective

The punishment was fitting for the crime.

     

6.reasoning

using logic to deduce an answer

Noun

I'm reasoning through the problem with logic.

     

7.labored

worked or toiled

Verb

He labored hard in the fields, planting crops.

     

8.permitting

allowing or authorizing; giving consent to

Verb

He isn't permitting us to talk during class.

     

9.scrapped

to throw away or disregard

Verb

We scrapped the junk and took it to the dump.

     

10.tutoring

privately instructing of giving lessons

Verb

She is tutoring students who need extra help.

     

11.admitted

acknowledged, confessed

Verb

The teacher admitted she misspelled a word.

     

12.honored

commended, praised, recognized or respected

Verb

They honored his bravery with a medal.

     

13.skidding

sliding, losing control on slippery surface

Verb

The car is skidding sideways on the icy road.

     

14.pardoned

forgave or released from a deserved penalty

Verb

He pardoned and released the reformed convict.

     

15.modeling

career involving fashion, being photographed

Noun

The photogenic boy chose to go into modeling.

     

16.preferred

liked one thing more than another

Verb

I preferred the apple pie over the peach pie.

     

17.scarred

left marks from a physical or emotional injury

Verb

The deep cut from the fall scarred his leg.

     

18.favored

preferred one thing over another

Verb

I favored the pink rose over the red one.

     

19.glistening

shining or giving off a lustrous reflection

Verb

The wet paint is glistening in the light.

     

20.shuddered

shivered, often with dread or heavy feelings

Verb

They shuddered and shivered in the cold.

     

21.omitted

left out or did not include

Verb

I omitted your age, as you wanted it left out.

     

22.merited

deserved or achieved

Adjective

Her heroism merited an award.

     

23.tapered

reduced gradually

Verb

The storm tapered off after dark.

     

24.equipped

supplied, provided or furnished with

Verb

Every room is equipped with a fire extinguisher.

     

25.recurring

happening over and over again

Adjective

I had a recurring dream three nights in a row.

     

 

 
 

 

 

Social Studies: This week we will be learning about the radiocarbon dating and tree ring dating.