March 20th – 24th

4th Grade News

March 20th – March 24th

Religion –   Station of the Cross Activities

Reading-   Story: Navajo Code Talkers     Test on Thursday

                    Skills:  Sequence; Important Ideas

               Vocab:  advance, developed, exhausting, headquarters, impossible, intense, messages, reveal

English–   Continue Chapter 5: Verbs    Lessons 5.6-5.11

   **Principal Parts of Verbs (Present, Present Participle, Past, Past Participle)

                     **Irregular Verbs               **Simple Past, Present, and Future Tenses

Spelling-   Digraph /sh/      Test on Friday

nation, special, lotion, mansion, precious, creation, vacation, tension, especially, motion, tradition, gracious, extension, addition, caution, official, solution, suspension, politician, portion

Math– Investigation #9 & Lessons 91 – 94

     **Decimal Place Value                  **Classifying Quadrilaterals         **Two-Step Word Problems

     **Estimating Multiplication and Division Answers                 

Social Studies – Begin West Virginia History –  Chapter 1

Science-  Test on Ecology Part 2 on Tuesday

Begin Our Physics Unit

**Describe Energy

**Describing Kinetic Energy and Comparing Kinetic Energy of Objects

 

Reminders

Book Fair Week **Students may bring money and shop during their Reading Center time.

Mon. March 20th – Dress Down Day 1st Day of Spring  (No Shorts Until After Spring Break)

Wed., March 22nd – Pizza Lunch in the Classroom for 4th (Pack a lunch if you do not want pizza)

Fri. March 24th– Report Cards Go Home

March 20th – 24th2023-03-17T17:01:12-04:00

March 13th – 17th

4th Grade News

March 13th – 17th

 

Religion –  Chapter 17:  The Sixth Commandment 

 

Reading – Story:  Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu              Test on Thursday

                   Skill:  Compare and Contrast;  Visualize

                   Vocab:  curiosity, glorious, granite, ruins, terraced, thickets, torrent

 

English – Lessons 5.5 – 5.6             Test on 5.1 – 5.5  Friday

                    **Helping Verbs                  **Verb Phrases

 

Spelling –  Words with Double Consonants    Test on Friday

tomorrow, borrow, different, rabbit, matter, written, bottle, ridden, odd, bubble, offer, suffer, slippers, grasshopper, worry, current, lettuce, saddle,  shudder, hobby

 

Math– Lessons 89-91           Test on Thursday

**Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions     **Multiplying Two 2-Digit #’s (Part 2)

**Investigation #9:  Investigation Fractions with Manipulatives

 

Science –  Endangered Animal Projects due on Monday 3/13

Complete Our Ecology Unit   ** Oral reports will be given Wed. – Friday

 

Social Studies-  Finish Chapter 12:  The West    Open Book/Notes Test on Tuesday

**States and Capitals Test on Friday  The West

                             Begin mini-unit on Ireland

 

Reminders

Thurs., March 16th – DEAR (Drop Everything and Read)  We will be reading around the room so have a great book on hand.

Fri., March 17th – St. Patrick’s – Day  Dress Down Day

4B Mass

 

March 13th – 17th2023-03-13T10:41:41-04:00

March 6th – March 10th

4th Grade News

March 6th – March 10

Religion –  Chapter 16:  The Fifth Commandment

Social Studies – Chapter 12: The West      Note: States and Capitals Test: March 17th

Reading –    Test on Thursday

            Story:  Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Slippery Salamander

            Skills:  Character and Plot,  Synonyms and Antonyms

            Vocab:  amphibians, crime, exhibit, lizards, reference, reptiles, salamanders, stumped

English – Begin Chapter 5:  Verbs

            **Action Verbs              **Being Verbs  & Linking Verbs

            ** Helping Verbs

Spelling – Prefixes un-, dis, and in-    Test on Friday

distrust, uncertain, incomplete, unlikely, unfair, discontinue, unaware, disorder, discount, indirect, unopened, disrespect, unimportant, unlisted, disrepair, inability, disapprove, unsolved, disobey, unsuspecting

Math – Lessons 86-88            Test Tuesday

**Multiplying Multiples of 10 and 100                     **Remainders in Word Problems About Equal Groups

**Multiplying Two 2-Digit Numbers

Science – Continue Our Ecology Unit 

Note: Endangered Animal Report and Poster Due on March 13th

**Describing Physical and Behavioral Adaptations of Plants, Predators, and Prey

**Identifying How an Adaptation Benefits an Animal

Reminders

Wed., March 8th –  Dress Down Day

Fri., March 10th –  Visit by Author – Anna Smucker

 

 

 

 

March 6th – March 10th2023-03-03T15:48:23-05:00

February 27th – March 3rd

4th Grade News

February 27th – March 3rd

Religion – Chapter  15:  The Fourth Commandment

Reading – Complete “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing”     Vocab and Comprehension Test on Thursday

English – Complete Adjectives: Part 2  Lessons 4.6-4.11     Test on Thursday

Spelling – Compound Words

watermelon, homemade, understand, sometimes, shoelace, highway, upstairs, thunderstorm, shortcut, doorbell, jellyfish, touchdown, campfire, skateboard, anyway, fireworks, haircut, loudspeaker, laptop, flashlight

Math –  Lessons 81-85

**Angle Measures                 **Tessellations                            **Sales Tax

**Decimal Numbers to Thousands             **Multiplying by 10, 100, and 1000

Social Studies –   Chapter 10 Test Wed.  

**Begin Chapter 12:  The West

**States and Capitals:  The West  Test March 17th

Reminders

Thurs., March 2nd– Dr. Seuss Day Dress Down  (See e-mail from Mrs. Davis for guidelines)

** DEAR(Drop Everything and Read)

 

February 27th – March 3rd2023-02-24T15:36:18-05:00

February 20th – February 24th

4th Grade News

February 20th – February 24th

 

Religion-  Parts of Mass Test on Wed.

                   Begin Chapter 20: Lent

 

Reading –  We will be reading “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.”  by Judy Blume

Vocab and Comprehension Test on Friday

 

English- Continue working on Adjectives and Poetry

**Fewer, Fewest; Less, Least                 **Position of the Adjective(Subject or Subject Complement)

 

Spelling–      Test on Friday

pineapple, beckoned, announce, brilliant, certainly, commercial, committee, pretend, hesitate, dictionary, adorable, appointment, embarrassed, because, pollution, surrounded, funnier,  probably, children, absolutely

 

Math– Lesson 80       Test on Thursday

**Division with Zeros in 3-Digit Answers

**Investigation #8  Analyzing and Graphing Information

 

Science-     Test on Ecology: Part 1 on Thursday

**Begin Studying Inherited Physical Characteristics of Plants and Animals

 

Social Studies– Begin Chapter 10:  The Southwest

Reminders & Notes

Mon., Feb. 20th – No School-Presidents’ Day

Tues., Feb. 21st – Mardi Gras & Dress Down Day (Mardi Gras Colors)

Wed., Feb. 22nd – Ash Wednesday Mass

**It is that time of year again.  A few of our classroom supplies are running low.  We are in need of glue sticks at this time and will let you know when other needs arise.

**Check with your child if their folders are still in good condition(English, SS, and Science).  If not, it may be time to replace them.  Also, ask them if they are in need of a highlighter or scissors.

**Mechanical pencils are no longer permitted to be used in school.  They will be sent home this week.  Please send in regular #2 pencils to school with your child for the remainder of the year.  Thank you!

 

 

 

 

February 20th – February 24th2023-02-18T08:09:49-05:00

February 13th – February 17th

4th Grade News

February 13th – February 17th

 

Religion – Parts of Mass                          Quiz Feb. 15th

 

Reading – Story: Paul Bunyan                Test on Thursday 

                   Skill: Generalizations & Inferring

                   Vocab:  announcement, requirements, feature, thaw, harness, unnatural, lumberjacks,                                           untamed

 

English-  Finish Poetry; Adjectives

**Couplets, Quatrains, and Free Verse  (Review of Haiku and Cinquain)

**Adjectives as Subject Complements(Review)          **Adjectives that Compare

**Irregular Adjectives that Compare                             **More, Most; Fewer, Fewest;  Less, Least

 

Spelling:  Possessives             Test on Friday

its, ours, mine, yours, family’s, families’, man’s, men’s, girl’s, girls’, hers, theirs, brother’s, brothers’, teacher’s, teachers’, aunt’s, aunts’, boy’s, boys’

 

Math:  Lessons 76 – 79           Test on Tuesday

**Division with 3-Digit Answers               **Mass and Weight

**Classifying Triangles                                 **Symmetry

Science:  Continue Our Ecology Unit

**Producers and Consumers in a Food Chain            **Describe Food Webs & Food Webs in a Food Web

**Describing Symbiotic Relationships between Organisms

 

Social Studies:                   Southwest States/Capitals Test  on Tuesday

Begin Chapter 12- The Southwest

Reminders

Monday-  Regular Uniforms – Valentine’s Day Party    Bring all your Valentine’s

Tuesday- Valentine’s Day Dress Down 

Wednesday – Students eat in Classroom – Chick-Fil-A  provided or Pack a Lunch

Friday- 4A has Mass

 

February 13th – February 17th2023-02-10T16:10:06-05:00

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

Reminders

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

Reminders

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

Reminders

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

Reminders

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

Reminders

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
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