From the desk of Mrs. Sparrow
April 25, 2014
April is coming to an end.  I can’t believe May is arriving next week! Time 
is sure going by fast and I have so enjoyed it all!  Things have been busy in 
class and they will keep getting busier.  Please encourage your child and 
keep providing that great support!

	Things to remember:
	Fourth quarter celebration goal is to decrease in the amount of off 
task behavior in the classroom that would interrupt the learning 
environment.  Please encourage your child to do their best and get tasks done 
on time.  In order to participate in the fourth quarter celebration the class 
has to meet their goal.
	April 26 Live Auction at Hiawatha- 5:30 dinner and 6:30 auction
	April 28-May 1: Book Fair-will be open during the day 8-3:30 pm and 
on Fine Arts Night from 6-7:30 pm
	April 30-Fine Arts Night 6-7:30 pm
	May 5 Grades 3-5 Spring Sing at 6pm
	May 14 Track and Field Day
	Last Day of school will be early dismissal at 11:30 on May 30
This week in class:
	Reading: This week we read Space Probes to the Planets.  This was a 
non-fiction story about the planets within the solar system.  The students 
made up a Space Quiz Game Show in groups.  It was fun!  
	Math: Chapter 4 Test will be April 29.  The next chapter will be 
Chapter 9 on Fractions.  Keep reviewing those math facts!  
	English: Next week we will work a Narrative essay .  Final copy will 
be due May 2.  I will send it home next week for final editing to be 
completed and returned by the due date.
	Social Studies:  Study capitals for the West region and beginning 
reviewing all other regions.  Next week will work in Chapter 13 on the 
people, volcanoes, and history of West region. 

	Science: Students will continue to work on Unit E- Weather.  Mrs. 
Walters had a baby boy.  His name is Cole Michael Walters!   So glad to 
welcome the new addition to our Hiawatha Family!
	Spelling: Study your words on a regular basis. 
	Remember you can find our daily homework and weekly spelling lists on 
my teacher web page.
Someone has a birthday this weekend.  Guess Who?
Mrs. Sparrow
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What is your favorite way to spend your birthday?