Thank You!

Thank you so much for another wonderful year at Lewis Elementary!  It has been a pleasure teaching this group of students and watching them grow and progress.  I spent some time on Sunday reading the reflections on 4th grade that students wrote for homework last week.  They wrote about their proudest academic achievement, their largest … Continue reading

Nearly There

I cannot believe that next week is the last week of teaching this group of 4th grade students.  We’ve had quite a year!  There are many important things coming up in the next ten days so here is a summary: Wednesday, June 4th: Final math test on Unit 7: patterns and algebra Thursday, June 5th: … Continue reading

Lots to do in Room 22

As we move into our last few weeks of school we have lots to do in Room 22!   This week students will take their final EasyCBM.   The EasyCBM is the computer-based literacy assessment that we do a few times a year.  Students will be tested to see how quickly and fluently they can … Continue reading

The Final Month

It is hard to believe there is only one month left of 4th grade with this group.  We still have lots of fun ahead but also plenty of work to get done!  Here’s what we are up to this week: In math we are continuing our work with patterns.  Students are analyzing patterns and writing … Continue reading

A Return to Normalcy

It was so nice to see so many of you last week at Art Night!  The docents did a wonderful job and I was very impressed with their composure.  The art will be up in the hall for a few more weeks, so if you have not had a chance to see it yet, definitely … Continue reading

Art Night

Art Night is this Thursday, May 8th. The students have been working hard on their pieces and are looking forward to sharing them with you! It is a special night at Lewis and I look forward to seeing you all there. On Tuesday, students completed the OAKS State Math test. I am so proud of … Continue reading

Math Mania

This week in Room Twenty-Two is all about math!  We are spending our mornings reviewing 4th grade math concepts and vocabulary and we are spending our afternoons working on our decimals unit.  Why so much math, you ask?  Next Tuesday, May 6, students will be taking the OAKS State Math Test.  Additionally, students are taking … Continue reading

April Days

Students completed the OAKS Reading test and did very well!  I am proud of them for their focus and perseverance.  We will be taking the OAKS Math test the week of May 5th, so the homework the next two weeks will be predominantly math focused.  Students will receive two pages of math homework each night.  One … Continue reading

Sunny Days

Portland is so wonderful on sunny spring days!  It looks like it is going to stay nice most of this week, which is great news for our Fort Vancouver field trip on Thursday.  Please make sure your child arrives to school by 8:40 AM, as we are leaving promptly at 8:55.  Even though it looks … Continue reading