Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Reynolds Raptor's News October 16, 2017

Hello Everyone!

Sorry to get so far behind on my blog!  As most of you heard, my son Jon was shot with a 300Mg bullet in his right abdomen a week ago, while hunting elk.  It is a miracle he's alive!  Dr. Stultz is an amazing Dr. and has done a great job after four surgeries!  Jon is expected to make a full recovery! I'm so thankful for prayers in his behalf!

S.E.P.s was fun to visit with each of you and your child!  The end of the quarter was last Friday, October 13.  We are starting fresh, as of today!

Calendar:
We have no October Birthdays!
Monday, October 16 :   The 4th grade passes to all National Parks will be handed to your child.  They are good at any National Park, as long as your child is with you, until September 1, 2018. 
Tuesday, October 17:  Famous Author Assembly.
Wednesday, October 18: Early Out!
Monday, October 30:  Mystery Book Reports Due:  
Tuesday, October 31:  Bring One XXApple for carving!

Math:
Monday, October 16,  Review Chapter 3
Tuesday, October 17,  Chapter 3 Test! 
Wednesday, October 18 Chapter 4.0 &4.1 Divide By One Digit Numbers & Estimate Quotients Using Multiples.
Thursday, October 19 Chapter 4.2 Remainders
Friday, October 20 Chapter 4.3 Interpret The Remainder

Math Homework:
90 second Multiplication sheet each night!

Science:
Rocks and Minerals, Crystals, Fossils

CKLA
The Middle Ages,  Halloween Alliterations

Social Studies
We will be dividing up into "The Five Utah Indian Tribes"

Monday, September 11, 2017

Reynolds' Raptor's News September 11, 2017

Hello Everyone,

Today we will talk about the" Twin Towers" and how we are grateful to have those who fight for our freedoms!  We will also have some Japanese visitors and a program presented by them.  Picture Day is Thursday, September 14th. We have been reading about "Changes in The Earth" and "Dinosaurs!" We've made a "Dinosaur Timeline, " a "Dinosaur Times" newspaper, a 3-D Earth Model, and a 3-D Volcano!  We made a volcano using pressure and heat in the classroom!  Each Student contributed some magma to the experiment!    

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Welcome Back To School!
      It looks like we have a  great class this year!  I'm excited to get to know each and every student!
We have been working on a lot of class activities that will help us get to know each other! 4th Grade ROCKS! They are all "Of fish ally" Reynolds' Rockin' Raptors! 
     We started out with: Welcome Back To School Booklet, Wacky Introductions,  Oil Pastel Art, Bio Poems, Life Cycles,  Utah Song, Dinosaur Poem, Interdependence Rap, Water Balloon Toss, Pangea, or Land Before Time, and Dinosaur Timelines!
     Read "Chrysanthemum", Investigated our names, graphed our names, wrote information about our Birthdays, Experimented with an Ice Globe, Did M&M Math,  Estimated how many Dinosaur Eggs were in the jar,  Celebrated Dylan's Birthday, Cracked The Code, Did a People Hunt,  All About Me This Summer!

     Calendar:  
August 22, Happy Birthday Dylan!!
August 27, Happy Birthday Claire!!
September 1, Happy Birthday Lucy P. !!
September 4. Happy Labor Day! No School!
September 20, Happy Birthday Ryder!!

Math:
Tuesday, August 22,  Chapter 1 & 1.1 Place Value
Wednesday, August 23,  1.2 Read and Write Numbers
Thursday, August 24 1.3 Compare and Order Numbers.
Friday, August 25 1.4 Round Numbers
Monday, August 28 Mid-Chapter Checkpoint & 1.5 Rename Numbers
Tuesday, August 29 1.6 Add Whole Numbers
Wednesday, August 30 1.7 Subtract Whole Numbers
Thursday, August 31 1.8 Problem Solving * Comparison Problems with addition and Subtraction
Friday, September 1 Chapter 1 Review/Test 

Math Homework: 
There will be NO Gomath Homework!  The District has asked us not to send home Gomath homework, as it frustrates parents!!  I will be sending home Times Tables Charts to be filled out be each student every noght and returned to school each day!

CKLA:  Unit 1 Personal Narratives Childhood Memories! Daily Language Activities!

Science:  Land Before Time/ Changes of The Earth/ Volcanos/ Dinosaurs!

Social Studies:  Utah! This is The Place!

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Reynolds' Raptor's News May 17, 2017

Hello Everyone!!
The Color Run was a great success!!! Students collected $10,000, different businesses around town donated $12,000, and the PTA threw in another $10,000!!!  A total of $32,000 towards Google Chrome Books for our school!!!  Yay!!!  Thank you to everyone who participated!!!  The Color Run was a blast!!!  The kids had a great time!!  Thank you to our PTA, for a job "Well Done!"
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                               Our 4th Grade Program was a hit!!! Great job 4th Graders!!
 Front Row, left to right: Hannah, Isabelle, Jackson, Colin, Berkley!
Second Row, left to right: Skyler, Luke, Dax, Aydan, Megan, Addison P.
Third Row, third cowboy hat to the right: Josten, Miles, Morgan, Lilianna, Tyler, Shaun, Kelsi! 
Back Row, left to right, after the gap: Shaylee, Denym, Gwen, Jordan, Dylan, Nick!
Jenna and Sadie are doing Arials in front of the group! 
Cash Award Winners of The Son's of The Utah Pioneers!!


  Josten $20.00,  Shelby $10.00, and Addi D. $5.00
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Winner of next year's South Elementary Yearbook Front Cover!!  Congratulations, Lilianna!!

Presidential and national Fitness Winners!!  Congratulations!!
 What a fantastic group of students!!  Thank you for giving me the awesome privilege of being their teacher!!!  I love each and every one of them!!  Have a great Summer!!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Reynolds' Rockin' Raptor's News!! May 12, 2017

Hello Everyone!

Here are pictures of our Battle of The Books Teams!
The Nifty Nerds!! Denym, Shelby, Lilianna, Shaylee, and Sadie!

The Nerdy Readers!  Nicky, Addison P. Morgan, Jordan, and Tate!

The Banana Bookmarks!!  Hannah, Kelsi, Tyler, Miles, and Dax!

The Red Readers! Luke, Berkley, Jena, and Ayden!

The Cheesy Readers! Gwen, Jackson, Luke, Colin, and Josten!

Reynold's Raptor's Reading Pack!!  Dylan, Isabelle, Megan, and Shaun!
 We didn't win the Battle, but we had the cutest dress-ups and most creative Posters!!
Thank you for coming to our 4th grade Program!!  Our kids Rocked it!!!!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Reynolds' Raptor's News May 1, 2017

Hello Everyone!
     I hope everyone enjoyed the week long Spring Break!!  I know I sure did!!
All Library books, excluding Battle Books, are due Tuesday, May 2.  All Leveled Library Books are also due!
     Our first SAGE Test is Monday, May 1 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  Also Thursday 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Please make sure that your child has had a good night's sleep, and a healthy breakfast, on those days!  Please talk to them about taking their time, and doing their best!

Calendar
Monday, May 1 SAGE Reading Test 9:00-11:30
Tuesday, May 2 Library & Leveled Library Books (except Battle Books) are Due!
Wednesday, May 3 Color Run 12:45 White T-Shirts, Sunglasses preferred!
Thursday, May 4 SAGE Writing Test 1:00-3:30
Friday, May 5 SAGE Writing Test 9:00-12:00
Monday, May 8 Happy Birthday Megan!!
Tuesday, May 9 Happy Birthday Colin!!
Tuesday, May 9 4th Grade Battle of The Books!
Wednesday, May 10 Happy Birthday Ayden!! 
Friday, May 12 Happy Birthday Mrs. Reynolds

Math 
Monday 13.5 Problem Solving Finding Area /Finish Math Book!
Review all previous taught Math lessons.  Prepare for SAGE Testing!

Science 
Rocks, Minerals, Crystals, Soil Profile, and Fossils!   Review all previous taught Science topics!
Prepare for SAGE Testing!

Social Studies
Utah Pioneers!




Investing our Rocks!!  Looking for Luster, Hardness, Chemical Reactions, E.T.C.




Fun At Bard's Birthday Bash!!









The PTA did a great job with our Reading Celebration!!Thank You PTA!!!


Thursday, April 13, 2017

Reynolds' Raptor's News! April 13, 2017

  Thank you for your wonderful participation in our Mountain Man Rendezvous!!  We had a great time!!  Your child participated in some fun activities outside, such as: I Have A Little Doggie!, Three-Legged Races, Gunny Sack Races, e.t.c.!  Then, we came inside and set up our own personal items that we wanted to buy, sell, or trade!!  We made "Possibles Bags," that your child used to hold their Dino Dollars!  Some students dressed up!!  We had Mountain Men, Pioneers, and Indians!!  What a great time!!
We hand sewed these "Possible Bags"

Bought, sold, traded items at Rendezvous!

We even sold Cotton Candy!

Some of us dressed-up!!
Calendar: April 5 Happy Birthday Jordan!
                April 6  Happy Birthday Shelby!
                April 12  All Color Run Money is Due!
                April 14 All Teacher Requests for next School Year are Due!
                April 17-21  Happy Easter!! No School!
                April 24 Happy Birthday Addi D.!
                April 25 Happy Birthday Shaylee!
                April 27 Happy Birthday Nicky!
                April 28 Happy Birthday Shaun!
                April 28 Battle Book Report Due!

Math:      Just finished Chapter 12!
Science:  Rocks and Minerals
CKLA:    Geology

We had fun erupting this volcano in class!