4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 10/12

Weekly Newsletter

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful.” Psalm 139:4

A look at next week:

Religion: Chapter 6 The Liturgical Year

Language Arts: Please use the following link to view next week’s focus wall.

Lesson 2.6

4th Grade Weekly Spelling Homework (The spelling words can be found by clicking on the Lesson link above.)

4th Grade Reading Log

Math: Module 3 Multi-Digit Multiplication and Division

Students will:

  • Gain familiarity with factors and multiples.
  • Generate and analyze patterns.
  • Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements.
  • Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.
  • Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.

Social Studies: Chapter 2 The First Californians

Students will:

  • Identify California’s first inhabitants
  • Identify the location of Major California Indian groups and describe similarities and differences
  • Explain why communities lived in coastal areas
  • Identify three Coastal Indian communities

Science:  Transfer of Energy in Collision

Students will:

  • Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.
  • Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide.

Upcoming Important Dates:

10/16 Tuesday: P.E.

10/17 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required)

10/19 Friday: No School

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 10/5

Weekly Newsletter

“Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105

A look at next week:

Religion: Please use the following link to see an overview of what we will learn in Religion next week.

Chapter 5 Celebrating Penance and Reconciliation

Language Arts: Please use the following link to view next week’s focus wall.

Lesson 1.5

4th Grade Weekly Spelling Homework (The spelling words can be found by clicking on the Lesson link above.)

4th Grade Reading Log

Math: Module 1 Assessment will cover the following topics:

  • Place Value of Multi-Digit Whole Numbers
  • Comparing Multi-Digit Whole Numbers
  • Rounding Multi-Digit Whole Numbers
  • Multi-Digit Whole Number Addition and Subtraction
  • Addition and Subtraction Word Problems

Social Studies: Chapter 2 The First Californians

Students will:

  • Identify California’s first inhabitants
  • Identify the location of Major California Indian groups and describe similarities and differences
  • Explain why communities lived in coastal areas
  • Identify three Coastal Indian communities

Science:  Transfer of Energy in Collision

Students will:

  • Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.
  • Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide.

Upcoming Important Dates:

10/7 Sunday: 10:30am School Mass, 12noon Fall Fiesta Performance (mandatory for all students- see school newsletterfor more details)

10/8 Monday: No School

10/9 Tuesday: P.E.

10/10 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required), Math Module 1 Assessment, 12noon Dismissal

10/11 Thursday: STEM visioning session 5:30-7:30pm

10/12 Friday: Ch. 5 Religion Test, Spelling/Journeys 1.5 Tests, P.E.

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 9/28

Weekly Newsletter

“We walk by faith, not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7

A look at next week:

Religion: Please use the following link to see an overview of what we will learn in Religion next week.

Chapter 5 Celebrating Penance and Reconciliation

We will spend the next two weeks on this chapter. The assessment for Ch. 5 will be on Friday, October 12th.

Language Arts: Please use the following link to view next week’s focus wall. We will spend the next two weeks on Lesson 1.5. The Journeys assessment and Spelling Test for this lesson will be on Friday, October 12th.

Lesson 1.5

4th Grade Weekly Spelling Homework (The spelling words can be found by clicking on the Lesson link above.)

4th Grade Reading Log

Math: Module 1 Topic F: Addition and Subtraction Word Problems and Review of Module 1

Social Studies: Chapter 1 The Geography of California Review and Test

Please click here for the Social Studies Chapter 1 Study Guide.

Science:  Transfer of Energy in Collision

Students will:

  • Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.
  • Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide.

Upcoming Important Dates:

10/1 Monday: 8am assembly

10/2 Tuesday: Social Studies Ch. 1 Test, P.E.

10/3 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required), Music, Progress Reports

10/4 Thursday: 12noon Dismissal

10/5 Friday:  Progress Reports due, P.E., 12noon Dismissal

10/7 Sunday: 10:30am School Mass, 12noon Fall Fiesta Performance (mandatory for all students)

10/8 Monday: No School

10/9 Tuesday: P.E.

10/10 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required), Math Module 1 Assessment, 12noon Dismissal

10/11 Thursday: STEM visioning session 5:30-7:30pm

10/12 Friday: Ch. 5 Religion Test, Spelling/Journeys 1.5 Tests, P.E.

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 9/21

Weekly Newsletter

“Depend on the Lord. Trust him, and he will take care of you.” Psalm 37:5

A look at next week:

Religion: Please use the following link to see an overview of what we will learn in Religion next week.

Chapter 4 Our Conscience, Our Guide

Language Arts: Please use the following link to view next week’s focus wall.

Lesson 1.4

4th Grade Weekly Spelling Homework (The spelling words can be found by clicking on the Lesson link above.)

4th Grade Reading Log

Math: Module 1D Multi Digit Whole Number Addition and Module 1E Multi Digit Whole Number Subtraction

Social Studies: Chapter 1 The Geography of California

Science:  Transfer of Energy in Collision

Students will:

  • Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.
  • Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide.

Upcoming Important Dates:

9/24 Monday: 8am assembly

9/25 Tuesday: P.E.

9/26 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required), Music

9/228 Friday: P.E., Journeys/Spelling 1.4 Tests, Religion Ch. 4 Test, 12noon Dismissal

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 9/14

Weekly Newsletter

“The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him.” Exodus 15:2

A look at next week:

Religion: Please use the following link to see an overview of what we will learn in Religion next week.

Chapter 3

Language Arts: Please use the following link to view next week’s focus wall.

Lesson 1.3

4th Grade Weekly Spelling Homework (The spelling words can be found by clicking on the Lesson link above.)

4th Grade Reading Log

Math: Module 1C Rounding Multi-Digit Whole Numbers and Module 1D Multi-Digit Whole Number Addition

Social Studies: Chapter 1 The Geography of California

Science:  Transfer of Energy in Collision

Students will:

  • Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.
  • Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide.

Upcoming Important Dates:

9/16 Sunday: 9am School Mass

9/17 Monday: 8am assembly, STAR Math testing

9/18 Tuesday: Picture Day(Please wear any color SMS polo shirt with P.E. shorts and P.E. shoes.), P.E.

9/19 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required), Music, Math Assessment

9/21 Friday: P.E., Journeys/Spelling 1.3 Tests, Religion Ch. 3 Test

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 9/7

Weekly Newsletter

“I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.” John 8:12

A look at next week:

Religion: Please use the following link to see an overview of what we will learn in Religion next week.

Chapter 2

Language Arts: Please use the following link to view next week’s focus wall.

Lesson 1.2

4th Grade Weekly Spelling Homework (The spelling words can be found by clicking on the Lesson link above.)

4th Grade Reading Log

Math: Module 1C Rounding Multi-Digit Whole Numbers

Social Studies: Chapter 1 The Geography of California

Please click on this link to donate supplies for our Social Studies Lab this week.

Science:  Energy and Speed

Students will:

  • Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.

Upcoming Important Dates:

9/10 Monday: STAR reading testing

9/11 Tuesday: P.E.

9/12 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required), 12noon Dismissal

9/14 Friday: P.E., Journeys/Spelling 1.2 Tests, Religion Ch. 2 Test

 

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 8/31

Weekly Newsletter

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.” Psalm 119:105

Thank you so much for taking the time to come to Back to School Night. It was wonderful to see all of you. I am looking forward to a fantastic school year!

A look at next week:

Religion: Please use the following link to see an overview of what we will learn in Religion next week.

Chapter 2

Language Arts: Please use the following link to view next week’s focus wall.

Lesson 1.1

4th Grade Weekly Spelling Homework (The spelling words can be found by clicking on the Lesson link above.)

4th Grade Reading Log

Math: Module 1A Place Value of Multi-Digit Whole Numbers

Social Studies: Chapter 1 The Geography of California

Please click on this link to donate supplies for our Social Studies Lab this week.

Science:  Energy and Speed

Students will:

  • Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.

Upcoming Important Dates:

9/3 Monday: No School

9/4 Tuesday: Lab Supplies Needed, P.E.

9/5 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required), Syllabus Agreement due

9/6 Thursday: Journeys Lesson 1.1 Assessment

9/7 Friday: P.E., Spelling 1.1 Test, 12noon Dismissal

 

 

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 8/24

Weekly Newsletter

“Teach me, Lord, your way that I may walk in your truth.” Psalm 86:11

Welcome Back! We had a wonderful first week of school! Please mark you calendars for our Back to School Night this coming Wednesday, August 29, at 6pm in the new parish hall. I look forward to seeing you!

A look at next week:

Religion: Please use the following link to see an overview of what we will learn in Religion next week.

Chapter 1 

Language Arts: Please use the following link to view next week’s focus wall.

Lesson 1.1

4th Grade Weekly Spelling Homework (The spelling words can be found by clicking on the Lesson link above.)

4th Grade Reading Log

Math: Module 1A Place Value of Multi-Digit Whole Numbers

Social Studies: Chapter 1 The Geography of California

Science:  Energy and Speed

Students will:

  • Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.

Upcoming Important Dates:

8/28 Tuesday: P.E.

8/29 Wednesday: 8am Mass (formal uniform required), 6pm Back to School Night

8/31 Friday: Religion Ch. 1 Test, P.E.

9/3 Monday: No School

 

4th Grade Weekly Newsletter 6/1

Weekly Newsletter

Upcoming Important Dates:

6/4 Monday: Fly Up Day (after morning assembly)

6/6 Wednesday: Happy Birthday, Natalie! 8am Mass (Formal uniform required), 12noon Dismissal, 3pm 8th Grade Mass and Graduation

6/7 Thursday: Bring a grocery bag to take home supplies in desk/cubby.

10:30am Class Party (sign up here), 12noon Dismissal

6/8 Friday: Last day of school! 10am Dismissal, No after school care

Happy Summer!