Student Council is asking students to participate in “The Road to Bethlehem,” a giving Advent Calendar.  Students add an item a day to make a care package.  Completed care packages should be brought to school between December 17th-21st.

Upcoming Events: 

  • Santa’s Workshop:  Fourth grade will have a chance to shop at Santa’s Workshop on Tuesday, 12/4 from 12:00-12:45PM.  The workshop will also be open after school on Wednesday, 12/5.
  • Advent Confessions:  Fourth grade will go to confessions for the season of Advent on Friday, 12/7.
  • Christmas Music Concert:  Thursday, 12/20 at Trinity High School.
  • Christmas Break:  Christmas break will begin at 2:15PM on Friday, 12/21.  Students return to school on Monday, 1/7.

Upcoming Tests:

  • Math Test:  over Chapter 4 on division on Tuesday, 12/4.
  • Religion Test:  over Chapter 9 on Tuesday, 12/4.
  • Reading Test:  over the story “Coming Attractions,” facts vs. opinion, Greek and Latin word parts: phon, photo, graph, and auto, and verb tenses: past, present, and future on Friday, 12/7.
  • Religion Test:  over Chapter 10 on Friday, 12/14.

Topics of Study for the Week of November 26th-30th:

Religion:

Students have been reviewing the first three Commandments to help them understand how to honor, adore, and worship God.  Students have learned vocabulary terms such as blasphemy and idolatry. 

Math: 

Students continued to practice long division.  They also worked on solving multi-step word problems.

Writing:

Students practiced paraphrasing when taking notes.  They are preparing for an in-class research project on Explorers.

Language Arts:  

Students read the nonfiction story “Coming Attractions” and reviewed verb tenses; past, present, and future.

Social Studies:

Students read about Spanish conquistadors.  Partners created comic strips to show what happened when Hernan Cortes conquered the Aztecs.

 

Newsletter; Week of November 26th-30th