Thank you for your patience with grades/missing work emails. Since I was out 4/23-4/25 I have been trying to catch up on grading and inputting. I am entering in couple assignments that were turned in today, and will be sending out grade emails later this afternoon.
A few announcements:
1) UTAH COUNTIES:Students are starting to learn about the 29 Utah Counties! They will study all 29, and taking a test on them on May 25th. Each student will also be doing a county project in class on 1 of the 29 counties. Each student has a map of the counties to study and there is a game posted on the class blog as well. They should be studying a little bit each night.
County Game: https://www.purposegames.com/game/utah-counties-quiz
2) WALKING FIELD TRIP:The 4th grade team has been using Golden Tickets this year to reward students for on task behaviours and hard work. Starting today, May 7, 2018, students will be given 4 Golden Tallies at the beginning of each day, with a total of 20 a week. They can keep them if they are on task, working well with others, being respectful, and following the school PEAKS. Students can also choose to lose tickets based on behaviors, but they have the chance to earn them back. Students CAN also earn more Golden Tickets in the hallways, at recess, and in the lunchroom.
Students who have earned at least 60 Golden tickets by May 25th, will be invited to join other 4th graders for a walking field trip on May 29, 2018 to Oaks Park across the street from Fox Hollow elementary. We will be leaving the school after lunch at 12:30, and returning at 2:30. We will be playing all sorts of field games, and students can bring equipment as well. Students CAN bring their own snack and drink. There will also be sugar free popsicles. If you are willing to donate sugar free popsicles, or volunteer to join us, please email your teacher.
At the end of each school day, students will be writing down how many tallies they had on their planner. Please check in with your student and ask them to show you how many tallies they had, and how their day went.
If you have any questions about this Field Trip and/or the Golden Tallies please let me know.
3) MINUTE TO WIN IT:It is a tradition in my classes to play a couple minute to win it activities at the end of the year. We will be doing a couple Minute To Win It games for Fun Friday on May 25th. A few of the activities require food items, so be on the look out for a food permission slip.
4) 4th GRADE RELAY RACE TOURNAMENT:Another way the 4th grade team wanted to help encourage excitement in the last few weeks of school is with a relay race tournament. Each class will be coming up with 2 race ideas by the end of this week. Then we will have 2 weeks to practice all 6 races for the tournament, which will be on Wednesday May 30th. We haven’t decided on a time yet, but if you are interested in helping with this please let me know.
Thank you for your constant support this year, please be on the look out for grade emails and let me know if you have any questions.