Cedargrove Elementary School

Cedargrove Elementary School

Excellence in Education

Mrs. Elias, 4th Grade

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    G-4 March Newsletter


This month, we will celebrate Read Across America Day on Thursday, March 2nd. Students are allowed to wear pajamas, and bring pillows and blankets to get comfortable and read. Appropriate shoes must be worn- no slippers. 

The 2nd trimester ended last Friday and report cards will be sent home on Friday, March 17th.  The Honor Roll Assembly will be held on that day at 8:30 in the cafeteria.  Parents are invited to attend as we recognize the students who have earned honor roll.  2nd trimester Incentive Day will be held on Wednesday, March 15th for all making incentive this trimester.  Students can bring games, food, and blankets, but are responsible for what they bring.  Expensive toys are discouraged, and no electronics.  Students not making incentive, will be working in the classroom during this time. Your child will be notified if they have earned incentive or honor roll. 

     Thursday, March 23rd, will be our school Jog-A-Thon. This is a great fundraiser for the school for technology and fun for the students as well.   If you would like to help that day, we would love to have you! Students should be busy getting pledges to support this event! This is also a minimum day for students, release time will be at 11:20.

Our annual Open House will be on Thursday, March 30th at 6pm. Students are excited to show you all the work they have been completing all year! Hope to see you all here!

Next month- Sacramento, April 19th! We will be sending home important information soon. The Parent meeting for the trip will be on Monday, April 17th in G-3 at 6pm. We will be answering any questions and giving a full run down concerning the trip!




Important Events:

3/2          Read Across America Day

3/4          Saturday School

3/6          6th Grade Basketball Tournament Begins

3/13         District Showcase at

3/15         Incentive Day for students earning 3.0 or higher

3/14         Chuck E Cheese fundraiser-starts at 3pm

3/17         Honor Roll and Incentive assembly 8:30

3/24        Spring Pictures

3/27        Spring Choir Concert at Royal Oak for 4th, 5th & 6th grade

3/27-31    Book Fair

3/30        Open House 6pm

3/31         Business Day 10:30

4/3-4/7   Spring Break

4/17         Sacramento Parent Meeting

4/19         Sacramento Trip      



Any questions, please feel free to contact me!


Mrs. Jennifer Elias




Homework for 3/20- 3/27
Also see Class Dojo for daily updates!
1. Read 30 minutes and fill out reading log.
2. Spelling 3 times each
3. Finish Journal
4. Math 10.6
5. SS worksheet pg. 50 
1. Read 30 minutes and fill out reading log.
2. Spelling Sentences
3. Math 10.7
1. Read 30 minutes and fill out reading log.
2. Spelling Practice worksheet week 1
3. Math 10. 8
4. Comprehension
1. Read 30 minutes and fill out reading log.
2. Math Ch. 10 Review test
3. Spelling Test
4.  Scholastic News pg. 8
Reading Log due Friday!
Spelling Words- See class Dojo

Book Jacket Report

Due: Friday, March 3, 2017

        For your next book report, you will create a book jacket that tells about the book you have chosen to read. The book must be an appropriate level chapter book with at least 100 pages.  The name of your book is required in a week’s time.


o   Cover/Panel: Design a cover for your book jacket that includes the title of the book, the author’s name, and your name.  Include a related illustration. (Does not have to be the illustration that is on the book. You can make up your own.)

o   Write a Summary page:  Write a complete summary of the book using the worksheet included. This is to assist you in writing the summary portion of the book report.  You should have the opening, conflict, and the resolution.  This is to be turned in with your Book Jacket. 

o   Inside Left/Panel:  Copy the complete summary of your story.

o   Inside Right/Panel: Choose the main problem in your story, and draw a picture that illustrates it.  Under the picture, write a complete sentence describing the problem.  Then, draw a picture of the solution to this problem and write a complete sentence describing the solution.  The pictures should be creative, colorful and carefully drawn.

o   Back Cover/Panel: Write your own book reviews for your book.  Make up fake book review comments depicting how you felt about the story. See examples.

o   Spine: Write the title and author of your book.

Happy Reading!

Mrs. Jennifer Elias

Phone: 626-966-8675

Email: Jelias@cousd.net

Degrees and Certifications:

BS University of Cal Poly Pomona, Teaching Credential Cal Poly Pomona, MA Concordia Irvine

Mrs. Jennifer Elias

We are ready to begin our exciting journey through 4th grade!