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Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter – January 5, 2024 Edition

Dear Families, January 5, 2024

Happy New Year! As I told your children that this is my favorite teaching time of the year: from January to March…so much learning and growth goes on! So, I told them to put on their seat belts and get ready for the ride!

We began with quickly reviewing division and moving right into multi-step problem solving! Next week will be the test on Chapter 4 on division.

Next week, our students have their Mass on Friday, January 13th. Please come and be with your children! I will email the four students’ parents with the speaking parts.

We are in desperate need of parent math volunteers! Parent sign ups: Here is a Sign Up for volunteering on Tuesday or Thursday mornings for math centers.

Also, here is a link for the Weekends with Pebbles Sign up!

Blessings,

Paula A. Martin-Zender

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians dove into Christmas as well as we planned our Mass for January 12th.
Language – Fourth grade readers continued small groups on one of these books: Freckle Juice; Sarah, Plain and Tall; Whipping Boy; or War with Grandpa. In spelling, we focused on the r-controlled ar sounds.
Math – Mathematicians reviewed division and remainders and multi-stepped problem solving this week.
Science – We reviewed the salmon unit and took a test today on it.

Social Studies – Students are going to research the regions of Washington



Friday, January 12 – Our Mass – We will pick roles after Christmas break

Monday, January 15 – No school – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Friday, January 26 – Last day of the semester

Specialists

Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-This week in Spanish, we learned about Año Nuevo (New Years) traditions and practiced months of the year. We learned about the tradition of eating 12 grapes and making a deseo (wish) for each month, and then students made their own wish.

Art Exploring Human Proportions through Skiing Characters -Students will learn about human proportions by using basic shapes to create characters engaged in skiing activities. Students will practice drawing and refining their characters to demonstrate an understanding of human body proportions. 

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Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter – December 8, 2023 Edition

Dear Families, December 8, 2023

Thank you to all the parents that came in to help with dissecting the salmon creating salmon prints. The students learned so much. Special thanks to Libby Stark for researching, making numerous calls, getting the salmon, storing them and bringing them in! You’re incredible! We are still on for Wednesday’s salmon/Christmas feast! (December 13th at 11:00) We would love to have as many parents join us! Sign up here if you would like to bring something. If you don’t want to make anything, then you are welcome to bring plates, napkins or juice. Please list it on the sign up here: Go here to sign up for parent volunteers and celebration time.

We had a wonderful time decorating gingerbread houses with our buddies today too!

Parent sign ups: Here is a Sign Up for volunteering on Tuesday or Thursday mornings for math centers. Also, here is a link for the Weekends with Pebbles Sign up!

Blessings,

Paula A. Martin-Zender

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians dove into Advent and preparing for Reconciliation which will be on Monday.
Language – Fourth grade readers continued small groups on one of these books: Freckle Juice; Sarah, Plain and Tall; Whipping Boy; or War with Grandpa. We started our book report presentations this week. We also are working on a surprise that you’ll get later! In spelling, we focused on the r-controlled ir and ur sounds.
Math – Mathematicians began learning about division and remainders. We are working with the conceptual understanding of it and then will learn various ways of calculating the quotients. If students do not know their multiplication and division facts by now, it is much harder for them. So, please support your child by testing him/her on these facts daily!
Science – We are having fun learning about salmon and their habitats.

Social Studies – This week, students learned about the local economy and how supply and demand works.



Wednesday, December 13 – Fourth Salmon and Christmas Feast with Parents – 11:00 am set up and 11:30am is the feast with the students! Sign up here to come and bring a salmon and/or Christmas dish!

Thursday, December 14 – Christmas Program 6:30 doors open; begin at 7:00

Friday, December 15 – Mass (dress uniform) & early release (11:45)

December 16 – January 1 – Christmas Break

Friday, January 18 – Our Mass – We will pick roles after Christmas break

Specialists

Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-This week in Spanish, we learned about Christmas traditions in various Spanish speaking countries. We also played a game to practice the geography we learned last week!
Music – This week in music class we reviewed syncopated rhythms and played 4 Corners to practice. We played along with different instruments to “Overture” from the Nutcracker. Finally, we practiced Ave Maria for the school Christmas Program.

Art – Students will demonstrate an understanding of values and colors by creating a snowman artwork, emphasizing the use of shading and color harmony. 

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Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter – December 1, 2023

Dear Families, December 3, 2023

We had a fabulous field trip on Thursday! It was COLD, but we learned so much and was able to put our faith into action by taking care of God’s Creation by reclaiming an area that had the invasive blackberry bushes. Students pulled out the “hearts” of them. The salmon we studied can survive better without this invasive plant in their riparian! Thank you to all the wonderful parents that volunteered to walk, lead and hang out with us in the cold! 🙂

Speaking of salmon, we are going to be dissecting some salmon and creating salmon prints and we need parent volunteers on Tuesday afternoon, December 5th at 1:00! We will also have a Traditional Salmon feast/Christmas celebration with students on the following Wednesday, December 13th at 11:30. Families are encouraged to bring their family’s traditional Salmon or Christmas dish! If you would like to help set up, please come at 11:00. Go here to sign up for parent volunteers and celebration time.

Parent sign ups: Here is a Sign Up for volunteering on Tuesday or Thursday mornings for math centers. Also, here is a link for the Weekends with Pebbles Sign up!

Blessings,

Paula A. Martin-Zender

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians learned about the “Circle of Grace” which was the replacement for the “Touching Safely” curriculum we have taught in years past. We spent two days diving into Internet Safety. We had great discussions. Hopefully that continued at home with the homework of discussing plans if various situations occurred for them. We also spent a class period in adoration.
Language – Fourth grade readers began small groups on one of these books: Freckle Juice; Sarah, Plain and Tall; Whipping Boy; or War with Grandpa.
Math – Mathematicians began learning about division and remainders. We are working with the conceptual understanding of it and then will learn various ways of calculating the quotients. If students do not know their multiplication and division facts by now, it is much harder for them. So, please support your child by testing him/her on these facts daily!
Science – We are having fun learning about salmon and their habitats.

Social Studies – This week, students learned about the local economy and how supply and demand works.



Tuesday, December 5 – Fourth Grade Salmon Dissection and Salmon Prints at 1:30 pm – We need parent volunteers. Go here to sign up!

Friday, December 8 – Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Dress Uniform

Wednesday, December 13 – Fourth Salmon and Christmas Feast with Parents – 11:00 am set up and 11:30am is the feast with the students! Sign up here to come and bring a salmon and/or Christmas dish!

Specialists


Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-This week in Spanish, we explored geography by focusing on Spanish Speaking countries. We learned a little about each county and then played a matching game to see how quickly we could identify the countries.
Music – This week in music class we reviewed syncopated rhythms and played 4 Corners to practice. We played along with different instruments to “Overture” from the Nutcracker. Finally, we practiced Ave Maria for the school Christmas Program.

Art – Students will demonstrate an understanding of values and colors by creating a snowman artwork, emphasizing the use of shading and color harmony. 

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Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter – November 17, 2023

Dear Families,

We had a wonderful time with our grandparents today! Below are just some of the pictures. Look at our class’s Facebook site for more pictures!

Thursday, November 30th, we are walking to and from Cornwall Park for our Salmon field trip, rain or shine! Please have your child/ren dress for the weather! They will also need a lunch they can carry. It will be stored at the field trip until we eat it.

After the break, I will be teaching the “Circle of Grace” curriculum required by the Archdiocese of Seattle to replace the “Touching Safely” curriculum that was required in the past. Fourth grade mostly focuses on Social Media and how to be safe in that arena. Let me know if you would like to know more about this or you would like to have your child sit out on these lessons.

I did not sent home your child’s Friday Folder due to using his/her papers during the conference next week. Speaking of conferences, your child is required to come. If you would like to have individual time, I would be happy to do that. Please indicate in the survey below. In order to prepare fully for the conferences, I need YOUR input as well. Please go here to fill out a survey giving me input on how you feel your child is doing for the beginning of this academic year. Please bring some non-perishables for the Human Food Chain (that will be on Monday) to your child’s conference! We are stockpiling in the foyer of the school! A list of what they really need is below!

Parent sign ups: Here is a Sign Up for volunteering on Tuesday or Thursday mornings for math centers. Also, here is a link for the Weekends with Pebbles Sign up!

Blessings,

Paula A. Martin-Zender

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians dove into the Cardinal Virtue of Fortitude which entails Perseverance, Patience and Magnanimity. Ask your child/ren what those big words mean!
Language – Fourth grade readers created board games reflecting the book. The students loved it and had fun playing each other’s games! In writing, we are planning for writing a story about “My terrible, no good, very bad day.” Spelling’s focus for this week was the oi and ou sound and what phonically makes that sound.
Math – Mathematicians finished chapter 3 with a test. After the Thanksgiving week off, students are going to be diving into chapter 4 which is about long division, the concepts of it at first, then the process of calculating them. If students do not know their multiplication and division facts by now, it is much harder for them. So, please support your child by testing him/her on these facts daily!
Science – We finished about sound. We have begun our next unit on salmon to prepare for our field trip!

Social Studies – We are learning about cultures and how our environment affects our culture.



November 20-24 – No school due to conferences (November 20-21) and Thanksgiving Break

Thursday, November 30 Field trip to Cornwall Park – Salmon Habitat

Human Food Chain is Monday, November 27th 

Each year, we do a food drive for the Hope House in order to help stock their shelves before the winter. This has always been a great tradition at Assumption. Starting this week and through November 21st, please bring non-perishable food items to the front entrance where there will be tubs to place the food. Please do not bring glass containers or beans (they have enough of these). Hope House has asked specifically for the following “open and eat” items to support a greater need in the homeless population: 

  1. tuna kits 
  2. beans and franks 
  3. fruit cups 
  4. granola bars 
  5. peanut butter crackers 
  6. individual bags of chips/cookies 
  7. fruit rolls 
  8. bottles of water 
  9. individually wrapped cookies 
  10. individual packages of beef jerky 

Specialists


Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-This week in Spanish, we talked about different ways to say thank you in Spanish. We also used our knowledge of Spanish question words to answer questions about our Thanksgiving plans.
Physical Education – This week in PE we reviewed overhand throwing and catching cues, practiced throwing and catching various sized balls, and played games using our throwing and catching skills called Catch Everything, Mat ball and Protect the Pin.

Music – This week in music class we explored a new rhythm and learning about syncopation; sang Canoe song in a 2 part round and began to learn the song Ave Maria for the Christmas Program.

Art – Students will create a vibrant and textured turkey artwork using basic shapes and oil pastels, developing their understanding of shape recognition and color blending.

Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter – November 9, 2023

Dear Families,

Your children were marvelous today at the Veteran’s Day Prayer Service! The speakers have worked hard, and I am so proud of them! Thank you to the parents that also helped them prepare.

For next week, we will be evaluating ourselves in order to prepare for conferences for Monday and Tuesday, November 20 & 21. (If you still need to sign up for a conference time with me, please go here. ) Conferences will be with your child. In fact, for most of it, he or she will be leading it. If you would like to set aside time to talk only with me, I would be happy to do that. In order to prepare fully for the conferences, I need YOUR input as well. Please go here to fill out a survey giving me input on how you feel your child is doing for the beginning of this academic year.

Parent sign ups: Here is a Sign Up for volunteering on Tuesday or Thursday mornings for math centers. Also, here is a link for the Weekends with Pebbles Sign up!

Is there anyone who has a contact to get whole salmon that haven’t been gutted? If so, please email me!

Blessings,

Paula A. Martin-Zender

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians prepared to honor our Veteran community in our prayer service today. We also had the opportunity to listen and talk with Sisters and a Brother this week to celebrate Vocations Week.
Language – For reading, we finished reading My Father’s Dragon and took a test. We are now creating a board game reflecting the book. The students love it! In writing, we focused on synonyms. Spelling’s focus for this week was the oo sound and what phonically makes that sound.
Math – Mathematicians are working on chapter 3 which is two-digits times two-digits. The test will be next week. Students will be able to talk about their success/challenges in this unit. If students do not know their multiplication facts by now, it is much harder for them. So, please support your child by testing him/her on these facts daily!
Science – We are learning about sound waves and experimenting with various waves and pitches.

Social Studies – We are learning about cultures and how our environment affects our culture.



November 15-17 – Book Fair

Friday, November 17 – Grandparent Day – Mass – Dress uniform

November 20-24 – No school due to conferences (November 20-21) and Thanksgiving Break

Human Food Chain is Monday, November 27th 

Each year, we do a food drive for the Hope House in order to help stock their shelves before the winter. This has always been a great tradition at Assumption. Starting this week and through November 21st, please bring non-perishable food items to the front entrance where there will be tubs to place the food. Please do not bring glass containers or beans (they have enough of these). Hope House has asked specifically for the following “open and eat” items to support a greater need in the homeless population: 

  1. tuna kits 
  2. beans and franks 
  3. fruit cups 
  4. granola bars 
  5. peanut butter crackers 
  6. individual bags of chips/cookies 
  7. fruit rolls 
  8. bottles of water 
  9. individually wrapped cookies 
  10. individual packages of beef jerky 

Specialists


Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-This week in Spanish, we learned about the celebration of Día de los Muertos (Oct. 31-Nov. 2). We especially focused on the meaning of the ofrenda (alter to celebrate those who have passed on from this life) and the items it includes. We also learned how to draw a calavera!
Physical Education – This week in PE we reviewed overhand throwing and catching cues, practiced throwing and catching various sized balls, and played games using our throwing and catching skills called Catch Everything, Mat ball and Protect the Pin.

Music – This week in music class we Completed Episode 4 Secret Chicken, the aural skills rhythm decoding series; created a story using sound effects; and learned the song and dance Old Brass Wagon. 

Art – Students learned about the natural textures and colors of turkey feathers and explored the oil pastel blending technique to create a vibrant representation of turkey feathers.

Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter – November 3, 2023

Dear Families,

Wow! What a week! As a student said to me: “We had a lot of celebrating this week with Halloween, a birthday and a going-away party!” Why yes, we did do a lot of celebrating! Thank you to all the parents that sent/brought things in for it as well as helping put on the events! You are appreciated by my students and me!

Next week is not slowing down! We celebrating Vocation Week by listening to a Sister and a Brother and asking them questions. We had a great discussion as to what vocations are. We had parents that came for the party today share their vocations of marriage, being parents as well as their career they have been called to do. I invited students to ask their parents what their vocation is.

Thursday, November 6th is Veterans Day. Our class is responsible for it at 8:15 am. All scouts, please wear your uniform and accompany the Colors up the aisle. You are welcome to come. However, if you have a family member that is a veteran, please invite them. Either if they can come, they can’t come or they have passed away, we would like to honor them by creating a bulletin board with their picture and other information. Go to this link if you would like to do that.

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians finished their Saints Power Points and many of them have presented them. We still have a few more to finish and present. We also learned about vocations to prepare for Vocations week next week.
Language – For reading, we are continuing to read My Father’s Dragon as a class, analyzing vocabulary, characters and plot. In writing, we focused on synonyms Spelling this week was the long o sound with: o, ow, and oa.
Math – Mathematicians have finished chapter 2, multiplying one digit to up to four digits. They have begun chapter 3 which is two-digits times two-digits. Next week, I will be teaching the concepts of how we get to the “regrouping” method. If students understand the concepts before they learn the faster method the success goes up. So, bear with us. We will get to the way that parents multiply! 🙂 If students do not know their multiplication facts by now, it will be much harder for them. So, please support your child by testing him/her on these facts daily!
Science – We are learning about sound waves and experimenting with various waves and pitches. Social Studies – We are learning about cultures and how our environment affects our culture.



Thursday, November 9 – Veterans Day Prayer Service 8:15 am – dress uniform – We are responsible! Sign up here to honor a veteran!

Friday, November 17 – Grandparent Day – Mass – Dress uniform

Thursday, November 9 – Veteran’s Day Prayer Service – We are in charge! 8:15

Specialists


Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-This week in Spanish, we learned about the celebration of Día de los Muertos (Oct. 31-Nov. 2). We especially focused on the meaning of the ofrenda (alter to celebrate those who have passed on from this life) and the items it includes. We also learned how to draw a calavera!
Physical Education – This week in PE we reviewed overhand throwing and catching cues, practiced throwing and catching various sized balls, and played games using our throwing and catching skills called Catch Everything, Mat ball and Protect the Pin.

Music – This week in music class we Completed Episode 4 Secret Chicken, the aural skills rhythm decoding series; created a story using sound effects; and learned the song and dance Old Brass Wagon. 

Art – Students learned about the natural textures and colors of turkey feathers and explored the oil pastel blending technique to create a vibrant representation of turkey feathers.

Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter

Dear Families,
Thank you to the Belvo family for donating mini-pumpkins to us so that we could paint them with our Pre-Kindergarten buddies! Your children are amazing with their buddies! I love to see them turn into compassionate leaders to them!

Next Thursday, the students will need to bring in their books from their book reports. They should be finished by then too. In class, students will write their book report. So there is no preparation for them to do other than finishing their book. 

I will be out on Friday of next week. My husband and I are going to Missoula to see our son. Friday Folders will come home on Monday. I may be sending out a newsletter on Thursday, if I get the time to do it. 

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians are researching a saint and learning about our Creator’s Eternal Law. We learned about God giving us reason, natural law and moral law. We discussed various situations which we would have to use our reason to determine
Language – For reading, we are continuing to read My Father’s Dragon as a class, analyzing vocabulary, characters and plot. In writing, we focused on Grammar of writing four kinds of sentences as well as writing a solid paragraph to summarize what we read in from our reading book. Spelling this week was the long i sound with: igh, i-C-e, ie
Math – Mathematicians are multiplying one digit to up to four digits. If students do not know their multiplication facts by now, it will be much harder for them. So, please support your child by testing him/her on these facts daily!
Social Studies – We are learning about longitude and latitude on maps.



Thursday, October 26 – Book Report is due – It will be a written book report done in class. Students are to have their book finished by that day.

Friday, October 27 – Mass – Dress uniform

Thursday, November 9 – Veteran’s Day Prayer Service – We are in charge! 8:15

Specialists


Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-IThis week, we worked on writing and drawing a story in Spanish. We are using the greetings vocabulary we have learned in our stories. We also watched videos of different people greeting each other for inspiration!
Physical Education – This week in PE we. . .reviewed the overhand throw, practiced throwing to a partner, and played a game called “BOOM CITY.”

Music – This week we actively listened in the exercise “Match the Melody,” wrote a spooky story utilizing sound effects, and improvised in the song “Cheki Morena.”

Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter October 12, 2023

Dear Families,
In religion, your children are researching and creating a Power Point presentation about a saint of their choice. It will be presented to the rest of the class on November 1 – All Saint’s Day! They are also beginning chapter two of our religion books focusing on Eternal Truth given to us by God, our Creator. So, we used our observation skills to see the beauty of that Creation in our journals. We drew the littlest to the biggest that we saw outside. We discovered the tiniest of details that God made for us today! Then they thanked God in their journals for it! What a fun way to end the week!

To continue to take care of the earth, our class, along with the school, is collecting plastic until November 3rd. We will be collecting it at the school and you, as a household, can sign up for it too which will also bring in money for our school ($20 per family)! Here is the website to do that: https://get.ridwell.com/assumption-catholic
Also, here is a list of plastics that we are collecting and plastics that we are not collecting: https://www.ridwell.com/pickup-categories/pOXQXW5N
I will need math volunteers starting October 10th. I will need parents to run a center in the hall for an hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Here is a Sign Up for volunteers. Thank you for your support!
Here is a link for the Weekends with Pebbles Sign up!

Blessings,
Paula Martin-Zender

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians are researching a saint and learning about our Creator’s Eternal Law.
Language – For reading, we are continuing to read My Father’s Dragon as a class, analyzing vocabulary, characters and plot. In writing, we finished our friendly letter, trying to convince you, their parents, to get a baby dragon! Spelling this week was the long a sound with: long e: ea, ee and ie.
Math – Mathematicians began chapter two this week. We will be into multiplying one digit to up to four digits by next week. If students do not know their multiplication facts by now, it will be much harder for them. So, please support your child by testing him/her on these facts daily!
Science – Scientists observed God’s Creation today!
Social Studies – We are learning about longitude and latitude on mapse



Friday, October 13 – no school – staff retreat day!

Tuesday-Friday – October 17-20 – Holy Hoops

Friday, October 20 – Mass – Dress uniform

Specialists


Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-In Spanish this week, we played Bingo! Then, we started writing and drawing a cartoon about 2 or more people meeting and greeting each other in Spanish.
Physical Education – This week in PE we. . .reviewed the overhand throw, practiced throwing to a partner, and played a game called “BOOM CITY.”

Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter

Dear Families,

We had a wonderful celebration of St. Francis of Assisi with the animal blessing! We even had Pebbles blessed!

To continue to take care of the earth, our class, along with the school, is collecting plastic until November 3rd. We will be collecting it at the school and you, as a household, can sign up for it too which will also bring in money for our school ($20 per family)! Here is the website to do that: https://get.ridwell.com/assumption-catholic

Also, here is a list of plastics that we are collecting and plastics that we are not collecting: https://www.ridwell.com/pickup-categories/pOXQXW5N

I will need math volunteers starting October 10th. I will need parents to run a center in the hall for an hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Here is a Sign Up for volunteers. Thank you for your support!

Here is a link for the Weekends with Pebbles Sign up!

Blessings,

Paula Martin-Zender

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians made our class goal of collecting over 100 pet care items! They earned some free time yesterday! We finished chapter one of our religion books on Truth.

Language – For reading, we are continuing to read My Father’s Dragon as a class, analyzing vocabulary, characters and plot. In writing, we wrote about our mythical creatures and wrote a friendly letter, trying to convince you, their parents, to get a baby dragon! Spelling this week was the long a sound with: a, ai and ay.

Math – Mathematicians took a chapter 1 test and are reviewing all of our multiplication facts because we are about to begin long multiplication! Please work on this at home!

Science – Scientists finished on our collaborative mystical creature from the material we have in the school.

Social Studies – We are learning about longitude and latitude on maps

Friday, October 13 – no school – staff retreat day!

Specialists

Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-In Spanish this week, we sang a greetings song called Hola Amigo and watched videos of people greeting each other in different settings. We also built our own bingo cards using greeting vocabulary!

Art – Observational Scarecrow Drawing Lesson – Students observed a real scarecrow and learned to draw it step-by-step, focusing on basic shapes and details.

Physical Education – The 3-5 grades learned about the 5 components of fitness and participated in the fall Fitness Gram test that included the pacer, curl-ups, push-ups and sit and reach.

Fabulous Fourth Grade Newsletter

Dear Families,

We have finished week two of the MAP testing, and your children did great! There are few that will need to make up some of the tests next week but for the most part, we are done until the spring. (There will be no winter MAP test this year.)

Book reports were very entertaining and other’s got new ideas on what they would like to read. We also finished up on creating our mythical creatures as well as writing

a collaborative story about them. Very creative!

The field trip set for November 30th has been moved to Cornwall Park due to construction at Maritime Heritage Park. There is a new permission slip in today’s Friday Folder due to this. Please fill out the first page and send it back in by next week. Please, also sign up to a chaperone for it, if you would like to, on the permission slip.

I will need math volunteers starting October 10th. I will need parents to run a center in the hall for an hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Here is a Sign Up for volunteers. Thank you for your support!

Here is a link for the Weekends with Pebbles Sign up!

Blessings,

Paula Martin-Zender

Academics

Religion – Fourth Grade Theologians continued the Second Step curriculum of meeting a class goal of bringing in 100 pet care things for an animal shelter to celebrate St. Francis of Assisi on Wednesday. We dove into our new religion books as well as went to adoration for the first time this year.

Language – For reading, we began My Father’s Dragon as a class, analyzing vocabulary, characters and plot. In writing, we wrote about our mythical creatures. No spelling this week due to MAP testing. The grammar’s focus was on nouns.

Math – Mathematicians reviewed addition and subtraction up to six digits.

Science – Scientists worked on our collaborative mystical creature from the material we have in the school. Scroll down for the pictures of the fabulous mythical creatures!

Social Studies – We are looking at various kinds of maps and how they work and compared them to a globe.

Wednesday, October 4 – St. Francis of Assisi Animal Blessing – bring your animals to be blessed with Pebbles!

Friday, October 6 – School Mass – dress uniform

Specialists

Music –  This week in music class we played Poison Rhythm and 4 Corners to practice our new learned rhythm. We played percussion instruments and we began learning a two-part singing song called “Old Joe Clark.”

Spanish – Una nota de Señora Anna-This week we practiced greetings. We compared greetings from many different people and places while adding to our Spanish notebooks.

Art – Students learned about Frida Kahlo and the life and work of Diego Rivera, her husband, explored his mural art, and started an artwork inspired by the Flower Seller painting.

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