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Poetic Quest #27


Poem #27

Listen to the Mustn’ts by: Shel Silverstein

Poem in your Pocket Day! Celebrate National Poem in Your Pocket Day: select a poem you love, carry it with you, then share it with family and friends. You can also check out and or post poems using the hashtag #pocketpoem

Poetic Quest #26


Poem #26

The Acrobats by: Shel Silverstein

Poetic Quest #25


Poem #25

I’m Tired of Being Little by: Jack Prelutsky
(2 page poem, click on pictures to enlarge)

Publish an original poem inspired by this one on the Padlet.  However, instead of typing it and including a picture, add a video of you reading your poem. **100 points**

Poetic Quest #24


Poem #24

My Shadow by: Louis Stevenson

Poetic Quest #23


Poem #23

Flapjack Jack by: Lou Brooks

Poetic Quest #22


Poem #22

Combination Tango by: Calef Brown

The Pitzer Post!


~*The Pitzer Post*~

April 24-28, 2017

In this weekly post, you will find information about the academic content and special events happening in the upcoming week. 

Literacy (Reading & Writing)

Click the link to view our upcoming theme skills!
Theme 15(week one)
Phonics Words:  drier, funniest, happier, sunniest, windier, call, own, bluest, healthier
Vocab Words:  droplet, puddle, cause
Grammar Skill: Review simple sentence structure


Chapter 17: Picture Graphs
: picture graph, key, symbol, record, tally chart

  • Read, analyze, and interpret picture graphs
  • Complete picture graphs
  • Make picture graphs
  • Solve real world problems using picture graphs



Week 13 Uppercase Letters are: D, S, I, and J!
*Last week of cursive!*

Let’s finish strong and have 100% of students completed their homework!  Don’t forget to watch, practice and leave a comment.  When you leave a comment on this post, you can tell us something you noticed, something you are proud of or something you are still struggling with.  Don’t forget to leave a comment so we know that you completed your homework.

Second Step

We have now gone through all of the lessons in our Second Step program.  Next week we will be reviewing the skills we have learned so far.  Students will be given the opportunity to reflect on their individual growth and learning.  This will help them retain and apply the concepts and skills learned.  The more students review and practice, the stronger their skills become.

Some important concepts we have learned this year: Empathy, focused listening, STEP, consequences, choices, belly breathing, positive self talk, name your feeling, and being assertive.  Please feel free to ask your child about these concepts and how they can use them at school and home.

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 24, 2017

  • Lunch: Sub Sandwich
  • “droplet” note card comes home, due Tuesday

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 

  • Lunch: Lasagna Bake
  • “puddle” and “cause” note cards come home, due Wednesday
  • K-1 Music Program @ 6:30pm

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • ½ Day SIP DAY
    • Students are dismissed at 11:15am
  • Secretary’s Day
  • Read Grandma’s Ring out loud, book and slip signed and returned tomorrow

Thursday, April 27, 2017

  • Lunch: Chicken and Waffles
  • St. Jude Benefit 5-8pm
    • Talent Show 6:30pm-7:30pm

Friday, April 28, 2017

  • Lunch: Bosco Sticks
    • Don’t forget to RSVP!
    • Parents and Grandparents are welcome to join us for all or part of the day

Celebrating Our Greatness!

  • One week away from finishing cursive writing! WHOO-HOO!
  • Learning about alliteration and trying to incorporate it into our writing as much as possible
    • Check out our Padlet:
  • Discovering the onscreen keyboard on our Chromebooks and finding EMOJIS!
  • Mrs. Pitzer introducing us to #BookSnaps
  • Reviewing subtraction and bar models during math workshop
  • Creating our own timelines
  • Celebrating Earth Day by exploring a HyperDoc

Poetic Quest #21


Poem #21

Crocodile’s Toothache by: Shel Silverstein


Poetic Quest #20


Poem #20

I Don’t Want to Do Homework by: Alan Katz

You can earn 25 points each for writing one or both of the types of poems below: Tanka or Triolet.  (Click on the pictures below to learn how to write these types of poems).  You must post these poems on the Padlet to earn your points (max 50 points). Your poem on the Padlet must include a picture that matches your poem: 

Poetic Quest #19


Poem #19

Deep in Our Refrigerator by: Jack Prelutsky

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Sideways Stories from Wayside School
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
Who Was Dr. Seuss?
Charlotte's Web
Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost
Little House in the Big Woods
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Freckle Juice
The Bad Beginning
Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

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