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I want to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope you enjoy the nice break!  

Thank you for coming to conferences.  I appreciate the time to check in and talk.

Upcoming Events: 

  • Spirit Wear:  on sale now until 11/18.  All orders must be placed by 11:59PM.  Pick up day will be on December 7th.  There will not be another Spirit Wear sale until February.
  • Grandparent’s Day; Special One’s Day:  Tuesday, 11/20 from 12:00-3:10PM. 
    • The event begins with mass at 12:00PM in church. 
    • Guest can then join the 4th grade class for Bingo in the gym from 1:15-2:00PM.
    • Guest can then travel to our classroom, room 14 for an activity from 2:15-3:00PM.
    • Students MUST wear their regular school uniforms.  They will not have gym class.  
  • Thanksgiving Break:  Begins at 3:10PM on Tuesday, 11/20.  Students return to school on Monday 11/26.

Upcoming Tests:

  • Math Test:  over Chapter 4 on division on Friday, 11/30.
  • Spelling Test:  over Lesson 7 words on Friday, 11/30.
  • Religion Test:  over chapter 9 on Tuesday, 12/4.

Topics of Study for the Week of November 13th-16th:

Religion:

Students are taking a break from their Religion textbook.  They have spent much of the week reflecting on all that God has given them and spending time giving thanks.

Math:

Students practiced many different methods to help them complete long division problems such as partial quotient, distributive method, and the traditional regrouping method.

Writing:

Students worked with partners to help them edit and revise their opinion essays on Fidget Spinners.

Language Arts:  

Students read the story “Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude” and practice using Venn Diagrams to compare and contrast different story elements.

Social Studies:

Students began a unit on Exploration.  They read about the Silk Road in Asia and the need to find a water route once that trade route became dangerous.  They also began to read about Christopher Columbus and other Spanish Explorers.

Newsletter; Week of November 12th-16th