Mrs. Kawai's Message Board


  June 7, 2011

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The 4th grade is running a "Summer Stock Up" food drive.  If you would like to participate, please bring a non-perishable food item through this Friday, June 10th. 

All Library books are due June 10th

Bears are due Wednesday, June 8th.

Make sure to bring or wear sneakers on our gym days; Monday & Friday. 

If you have any questions please contact me at  .


Subtraction was reviewed.        

HW: No Homework.


Phonics - The letters Qq, Jj, Yy and Zz are the letters of the week.  

Reading - Our last red word is not.  The book "Pigs To the Rescue" was read.  Cause and effect was reviewed.   

HW:   Phonics p. 193-4 

The word of the week is: expert

Please read daily with your child for at least 15 minutesPractice reading, writing, & using the red words (high frequency or sight words) in a sentence; the, a, my, that, and, I, is, said, we, are, you, have, to, me, go, do, for, he, she, has, with, was, see, of, not. 

Continue to practice writing the letters; Nn, Aa, Dd, Ss, Mm, Ii, Tt, Cc, Oo, Ff, Rr, Pp, Ll, Uu, Kk, Gg, Ee, Bb, Hh, Ww, Vv, Xx, Qq, Jj, Yy, & Zz.


We talked about the animals and plants that live the ocean.     


Our new unit is motion and we discussed how different things move.        


We can't wait for Isabella and Emir to share their adventures with Sue and Sam

22 students are in our classroom;

boys: Nicholas, Quinlan, Jay, John, Ace, Kohen, Kristopher, Porus, Alberto, Demir, Emir, Nirio, Takatsugu & Andrew.

girls: Yvonne, Rina, Kate, Annika, Sofia, Maryn, Isabella, & Lindsay

star student

                                Everyone had a chance to be a shining STAR!(:                



  • Gym - (Wear or bring sneakers)  Mondays & Fridays
  • Art - Tuesday
  • Spanish & Library - Wednesday
  • Music - Thursday