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February 6th – February 10th

4th Grade News

February 6th – February 10th


Religion – Chapter 12:  Strengthened by the Eucharist       Open Book Test on Friday


Reading:  Story:  How Night Came from the Sea                  Test on Thursday

                   Skills:  Generalizations & Visualize

                   Vocab:  brilliant, chorus, coward, gleamed, shimmering


English:   Test on Adjectives (Part 1)Lessons 4.1-4.6 on Tuesday

                   Lessons 4.7 – 4.8  **Adjectives that Compare


Spelling:  Vowel Sound in “shout”

however, mountain, mound, scout, shout, couch, towel, ounce, coward, outdoors, flowerpot, scowl, browse, announce, hound, trout, drowsy, grouch, eyebrow, boundary


Math:  Lessons 71-75

**Division Answers Ending in Zero        **Finding Information to Solve Problems

**Geometric Transformations                  **Fraction of a Set                     **Measuring Turns


Social Studies:  Chapter 8:  The Midwest               Test on Friday


Science: Begin Our Unit on Ecosystems

**Identifying Characteristics of Ecosystems                   **Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers

**Identifying Producers and Consumers in a Food Chain


Mon., Feb. 6th – Please bring in an empty cereal box to school to decorate for our Valentine                                                     exchange.  Boxes are due Wednesday, Feb. 8th.  

February 6th – February 10th2023-02-03T15:53:47-05:00

January 30th – February 3rd

4th Grade News

January 30th – February 3rd

Religion – Catholic Schools’ Week Activities

Reading – Story: Adelina’s Whales     Test on Thursday

                   Skill:  Fact and Opinion

Vocab:  biologist, lagoon, rumbling, bluff, massive, tropical

English -Continue Chapter 4 – Adjectives

                **Adjectives as Subject Compliment

                In-class Writing Assignment – Persuasive Essay

Spelling– Homophones

two, to, too, piece, peace, break, brake, there, their, they’re, threw, through, by, bye, beat, beet, thrown, throne, aloud, allowed


Math- Lessons 68-71   Test on Thursday

            **Division with 2-Digit Answers and a Remainder     **Millimeters     

            **Word Problems About a Fraction of a Group           **Investigation #7: Taking Surveys

Social Studies-  Midwest States and Capitals Test on Tuesday

            Continue studying Chapter 8

Science- Complete our Zoology Unit     Test on Zoology Part 2  on Wednesday

**Invertebrate Research Projects Due on Monday

     **Begin our Ecology Unit: Examining Ecosystems


Mon., Jan. 30th- 100th Day of School Celebration!!  4th Graders will dress up as a Centurian, wear a special T-shirt, or                                  bring 100 of something in.  This is optional.  Students may dress down as well.

                                Pennies for People begins.  

Tues., Jan. 31st – Students wear Regular Uniforms

                                  Open House for Prospective Families  6:00 – 7:00

Wed., Feb. 1st – Dress Down Day! – Dress for the job that you would like to have.

Thurs., Feb. 2nd– Dress Down Day!

         1:45-2:15 – Fourth Grade leads the school in the Luminous Mysteries with the Living Rosary

     **Fourth Grade Parents only may attend this event.  Students may go home with parents following           the Rosary.

Fri., Feb. 3rd– All Students Wear Gym Uniforms

                          **Students may bring a Board Game (No Electronic Games)

**Information will follow Catholic Schools’ Week regarding our Valentine Exchange.



January 30th – February 3rd2023-01-27T16:55:40-05:00

January 23rd – January 27th

4th Grade Newsletter

January 23rd – January 27th

Religion – Chapter 11: The Third Commandment       Open Book Test on Friday

Reading – Story:  The Man Who Named the Clouds        Test on Thursday

                   Skills:  Graphic Sources

                   Vocabulary:  apprentice, atmosphere, chemical, club, essay, manufacturing, pressure, scales

English –  Continue Chapter 4: Adjectives

          **Article Adjectives(a, an, the)          **Demonstrative Adjectives(this, that, these, those)

         **Adjectives that tell how many (nine, several….)          

Math – Lessons 64-67                 Test on Wednesday

         **Division          **Similar and Congruent          **Multiplying by Multiples of 10

Spelling –            Test on Friday

watched, watching, danced, dancing, studied, studying,  stopped, stopping, dried, drying, happened, happening, noticed, noticing, robbed, robbing, slipped, slipping, hurried, hurrying

Social Studies – Continue Chapter 8: The Midwest

**Reminder: Midwest States & Capitals test is on Jan. 31st

Science – Complete our Zoology Unit     

  Invertebrate Research Paper Due on Monday 1/30  – Students will get the paper on Mon.       

     **Classifying Animals According to What They Eat

     **Describing How Animals Get Energy


Mon., Jan. 23rd- 4B MAP Testing

Wed., Jan. 25th – 4th Grade Eats in Classroom (Pack a lunch from home.  Please, No Microwaveable Foods)

Fri., Jan. 27th – Popcorn Day – Free 



January 23rd – January 27th2023-01-20T15:50:09-05:00

January 16th – January 20th

4th Grade Newsletter

January 16th – January 20th

Religion–  Continue Chapter 10: 2nd Commandment

Reading– No Reading Story    No Test This Week

                **Students will be reading a book of their choosing.  There will be in-class activities surrounding their book.

English–  Begin Chapter 4: Adjectives

Spelling – No Test This Week 

                **We will continue to study the Midwest states and capitals.

Math– Lessons 63 – 65  No Test This Week

               **Polygons     **Division with 2-Digit Answers

Social Studies– Begin “The Midwest”

Science–  Continue Our Zoology Unit    No Test This Week

              **Identify Characteristics of Arachnids & Other Arthropods

             **  Classifying Animals According to What They Eat


Mon., Jan. 16th – No School: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tues., Jan. 17th – E-Day for Students/Teacher In-service: Complete E-day Packets/Scholastic News for Wed.

Wed., Jan. 18th – MAP Testing Tomorrow 4A 

Thurs., Jan. 19th – MAP Testing for 4A

Fri., Jan. 20th – MAP Testing for 4A and 4B



January 16th – January 20th2023-01-18T10:42:24-05:00

January 9th – January 13th

4th Grade News

January 9th – January 13th

Religion – Chapter 10:  The 2nd Commandment

                       Open Book Test on Friday

Reading:  We will be finishing our Ivan Novel this week

                       Bag-A-Book Oral Presentations Due on Wednesday

                       Ivan End-of-Book Test on Friday – Students will receive a study guide on Monday

English – Lessons 3.10 and 3.11     

                     **Using the Pronouns I, Me, We, and Us

                     **Pronouns vs. Contractions

                      Test on Lessons 3.7-3.11 on Thursday

Spelling – Midwest States and Capitals       Practice Test on Friday

Bismarck, North Dakota   Pierre, South Dakota       Lincoln, Nebraska

Topeka Kansas                    St. Paul, Minnesota         Des Moines, Iowa

Jefferson City, Missouri    Madison, Wisconsin        Springfield, Illinois

Lansing, Michigan              Indianapolis, Indiana      Columbus, Ohio

Math– Lessons 60-62   Test on Tuesday

     **Rate Problems with a given Total           **Remaining Fractions Two Step Equations

     **Multiplying 3 or More Factors                 **Exponents

Investigation #6:  Displaying Data Using Graphs

Social Studies-  Chapter 6 Test on Wednesday

     **Begin Chapter 8:  The Midwest

Science- Continue Our Zoology Unit

     **Identifying Characteristics of Arthropods (Insects, arachnids, and other arthropods)

     **Describing the Metamorphosis of Insects

     **Observing the Larva of an Insect


Wednesday, Jan. 11th – Dress Down Day

Friday, Jan. 13th – End of the 2nd 9 weeks




January 9th – January 13th2023-01-08T10:07:06-05:00

January 2nd – January 6th

4th Grade News

January 2nd – January 6th

Religion – Chapter 9:  The First Commandment   Open Book Test on Friday

Reading–  Continue The One and Only Ivan

     **End of Book Test and Bag a Book Presentations Due on Wednesday, Jan. 11th

(Further information will sent home with the students after we return from break)

English –   Begin Pronouns Part 2

     **Possessive Pronouns                      **Possessive Adjectives

     **Pronouns and antecedents            **I, me, we, and us

Spelling –  Test on Friday

Wednesday, said, finally, camera, photographs, probably, sincerely, grinning, restaurant, examine, clipboard, captivity, majestic, imagination, dangerous, victorious, shudder, gathering, recommend, whisper

Math–  Lessons 57-60      No Test This Week

**Rate Word Problems          **Multiplying 3-Digit #’s

**Estimating Answers           **Rate Problems with a Given Total

Social Studies– Continue Chapter 6: The Southeast

Science–  Continue Our Zoology Unit

**Identifying Invertebrate Animals (Describing Annelids, Cnidarians, and Echinoderms)

**Identifying and Describing Mollusks

**Identifying Characteristics of Arachnids and Insects


Monday – No School (Last Day of Christmas Break)


January 2nd – January 6th2022-12-16T12:57:54-05:00

December 12th-16th

Fourth Grade News

December 12th- December 16th

Religion – Complete our Study of Advent as we read the Gospel of Luke.


Reading –  Continue reading The One and Only Ivan

**In-class vocab and comprehension activities.


English–  **Figurative Language Activities

                 **In Class Letter Writing Activity


Spelling–  No List This Week


Math – Lessons 56-58    Test on Tuesday

     **Using Models and Pictures to Compare Fractions

     **Rate Word Problems

     **Multiplying 3-digit Numbers


Social Studies– Continue Chapter 6 – Exploring the Southeast

     Test on the Southeast States and Capitals on Tuesday


Science– Continue our Zoology Unit  Test on Wednesday Zoology Part 1

**Vertebrate Research Activity Sheet Due on Wed. Dec 14th


Tuesday , Dec. 13th- Christmas Program 6:30 (Kids meet in the gym at 6:00)

Wednesday, Dec. 14th – Christmas Dress Down Day

Thursday, Dec. 15th – Christmas Dress Down Day ; 11:30 Dismissal – Teacher Inservice

Friday, Dec. 16th – Christmas DRESS UP DAY 11:30; Dismissal – Christmas Break Begins!

Merry Christmas!!



December 12th-16th2022-12-12T15:21:17-05:00

December 5th – December 9th

4th Grade Newsletter

December 5th – December 9th

Reading – Continue our Novel Study of The One and Only Ivan

     * We will be working on comprehension activities in school.

Spelling – Test on Friday on the Southeast States and Capitals

Little Rock, Arkansas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Jackson, Mississippi; Montgomery, Alabama; Nashville, Tennessee; Frankfort, Kentucky; Atlanta, Georgia; Tallahassee, Florida; Columbia, South Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina; Richmond, Virginia; Charleston, West Virginia

English – Lessons 3.5- 3.6  & Review                       Test on Thursday Pronouns Part 1

     *Pronouns in Compound Subjects

     *Object Pronouns

Math – Lessons 51- 55    No Test this Week

     *Adding #’s with More than 3-Digits          *Checking 1-Digit Division

     *Subtracting #’s with More than 3-Digits       **Word Problems about Equal Groups; Part 2

     *1-Digit Division with a Remainder             **The Calendar

     **Rounding #’s to the Nearest 1000             **Prime and Composite #’s

Social Studies – Continue the Study of the Southeast

Science – Continue our Zoology Unit      Test on Zoology Part 1: Wed., December 14th

       **Identifying Characteristics of Vertebrates

       **Identify the Classes of Vertebrates

      **Describe the Life Cycles of Vertebrates


Wednesday, Dec. 7th – December Dress Down Day

Thursday, Dec. 8th– Mass: Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Friday, Dec. 9th – Progress Reports Go Home





December 5th – December 9th2022-12-02T15:26:18-05:00

November 28- December 2, 2022

4th Grade News

Nov. 28th – Dec. 2nd

Religion:  Chapter 13:  Advent


Reading:   Begin Novel:  The One and Only Ivan Test on Friday          

     **In Class Reading and Comprehension Activities                             

English: Chapter 3: Pronouns    Lesson 3.3 -3.6  

**Singular and Plural Pronouns                  **Pronouns in Compound Subjects

**Subject Pronouns                                         **Object Pronouns



Spelling: More Plurals   Test on Friday

Gorilla, knuckle, human, patient, cousin, habitat, domain, stampede, mighty, accomplish, neighbor, forage, scurry, lousy, fingerprint, limb, timid, crimson, sculpture, loneliest

Math:  Lessons 48-50    Test on Thursday

  • Multiplying 2-digit Numbers Part 2
  • Word Problems about Equal Groups, Part 1
  • Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers, Part 2

Social Studies: Begin Chapter 6:  The Southeast Region

**Test on Southeast States and Capitals on December 13th 


Begin Zoology Unit  No Test


Wed., Nov. 30th – Clay County Food is Due

Looking Ahead – Christmas Program will be held on Dec. 13th at 6:30pm










November 28- December 2, 20222022-11-30T07:11:14-05:00

November 14th-November 18th

4th Grade News

Nov. 14th – Nov. 18th

Religion:   Begin Chapter 8:  Learning About God’s Law


Reading:   Story: Scene Two Test on Thursday             

                             Skill:  Drawing Conclusions

Vocab:  advice, argument, arrangements, dishonest, descendants, script 

English: Chapter 3: Pronouns     Lesson 3.1 – 3.4

**Personal Pronouns

**First, Second, and Third Person Pronouns

**Singular and Plural Pronouns

**Subject Pronouns


Spelling: Words with -ar and -or   Test on Friday

morning, forest, garbage, form, alarm, corner, story, argue, backyard, start, partner, storm, Florida, apartment, sport, force, forward, sharp, garden, Arkansas

Math:  Lessons 42-45    Test on Friday

  • Rounding Numbers to Estimate
  • Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers; Part 1
  • Multiplying 2-digit Numbers; Part 1
  • Parenthesis and the Associate Property; Naming Lines and Segments

Social Studies: Complete activities on our government

States And Capitals Work Packet

**Test on Southeast States and Capitals on December 13th (Mark Your Calendars)

Science:  Continue Our Biology Unit:  Examining and Classifying Plants 

**Describing the Leaves of Angiosperms

**Using a Dichotomous Key to Identify Trees


Mon., Nov. 14th- Clay County Food Drive Begins.  Nov. 14th-30th

Fri., Nov. 18th – Peanut Shoppe Orders Due- Checks Only 









November 14th-November 18th2022-11-14T08:32:24-05:00
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