Note: Spelling is a nightly homework assignment in 4th grade.
Spelling Words: unit 3 wk 3
No spelling this week
We will take a break from our Treasures curriculum to do a book study before Christmas break. The book title is The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, by Barbara Robinson.
Scholastic Book Club Code: QCTMR when ordering on-line.
AR - Each quarter students must meet their AR goal to attain the full 100 points required for their reading grade.
A helpful website to see if a book is available for AR testing: www.arbookfind.com
Freckle: 68p5tp (formerly Front Row)
We will begin a new Every Day math curriculum series
The most important thing you can do to help your child in math this year is to focus on mastering all multiplication facts (0-12) as quickly as possible.
We will be learning 2-digit multiplication and long division before the end of the first semester. Students should be able to complete 100 facts in 5 minutes. A deck of multiplication and division flash cards for home use is highly suggested for practice.
Unit 3: Fractions and Decimals
Note: Home Links are a nightly homework assignment in 4th grade.
A good website for parents: https://www.commonsensemedia.org
This website offers unbiased reviews and age appropriate ratings for books, TV shows and movies.
Our focus this year will be on the regions of the United States. Students will be required to know the states and capitals of the U.S.. We will also study MN Native American Tribes and other topics.
Chapter 6 topic: The SE region of the United States
There will be a SE region chapter test the week of December 10th.
Science will be taught by Mrs. Pryzbilla.
The first module will be Soil, Rocks and Landforms
REMEMBER to assist your child in selecting a healthy snack for morning break. Fruit, yogurt or other healthy foods are encouraged vs. crackers, cookies and other snack foods that have little nutritional value.
Our religion series is called Christ Our Life. We will begin Unit 3: We love God
focus: We show our love for God by putting his will first.
We know how to show our love for God by the first three commandments.
Students should be working to memorize the Ten Commandments and the
Apostles Creed at home.
Class Mass Schedule: (Dress up)
September 14th - Holy Cross at 9:00
November 21 (Thanksgiving mass - Wednesday)
Parents are invited to the classroom after mass
May 17 - St. John's in Lastrup at 9:00
Horizon Health/Meadow Ponds trips:
October 17th and February 20th
December 12 - Christmas program (1 and 7 p.m.)
December 20 - Red and Green Day
December 22- January 2: Christmas Break
Mondays in December 8:30 a.m - Advent prayer service in the gym
January 7-17 - MAPS testing
January 8th - Epiphany classroom blessing
January 18- workshop/end of quarter
WINTER MID-QUARTER is December 12th, please check your students grades in Fast Direct. A reminder form will come home next week with your student's current progress toward their AR goal.
Spring Carnival Basket Auction Theme " Family Game Night," children can bring in donations at any time. I purchased a sled as our basket and it is ready to be filled.
ADVENT ANGELS - The students chose to do Advent Angels this year. All drew a name today and will give their secret persona small treat or gift item each week until our classroom Christmas party when all secrets are revealed (December 21st). The students will purchase their Advent Angel a small gift ($5.00 limit) for the Christmas party day.
Gym: Monday and Wednesday 2:15-2:55
Computer lab: Wednesday from 10-10:40
Friday from 10:55 -11:35
Music: Tuesday/Thursday from 10:00-10:40
Mass: Friday 8:30 a.m. (dress appropriate for church)