Happy Halloween!! 4th grade did an awesome job last week!! We won the door contest for Red Ribbon Week with our slogan "Drugs Will Come Back to Haunt You!" 3 of our classmates won the book fair raffle, and we finally reached our class goal of 300 points!!! So proud of how far they have come and everything they have accomplished. Please keep checking/signing their planners everyday. Congrats to team Magic Mountain for most group points. Way to go team and keep up the good work!
Homework help will be Tues and Wed.
Don't forget to wear your costumes on Halloween!! Reminder: This is the last week to wear shorts until the spring. Full uniform on Fri. Spelling Test will be on THURS due to late Halloween trick or treating.
Wed 10/23 Rosary
Thurs 10/24 Halloween Costume Contest
Spelling Test Unit 6
Science Test Chapter 3 "Living Things Interact"
Fri 10/25 All Saint's Mass @ 8:15am
8th Grade Saint's Wax Museum
Week 12 Assessment
Religion- Chapter 8 "The Commandments and the Kingdom"
Math- Start Chapter 3 "Whole Number Multiplication & Division" Guided Learning on whiteboards and Let's practice in math journals. IXL program on chrome books.
Language Arts- New story "Invasion from Mars" New Spelling and Vocab words. Grammar lesson on Action verbs. Write rough draft, edit/revise and publish our fictional narratives using our story maps.
Social Studies- Week 12 "Mission Life." Read together and watch intro videos, highlight important facts. Complete crossword puzzle, Think and Review questions.
Science- Chapter 3 Review. Vocab card game and whiteboard review. Chapter 3 Test on Thurs.
Art- Finish Haunted Halloween Watercolor painting
It's a very exciting and very busy week! The book fair is finally here!! Please stop by and check it out. There are also many options for donating books to the book drive and each classroom as well. It will be open Mon-Thurs 8am-4pm, and Fri 8am-3pm.
It's Red Ribbon Week! Lots of fun activities and themes to celebrate. Each day is different so refer to the list from the family envelopes. Breast Cancer Awareness clothing and accessories are on on sale in the student store open before school. Donate $5 and wear pink accessories all this month. It's a minimum day schedule all this week due to Parent/Teacher conferences. Schedule below and there will be no homework help this week.
**12:30 Dismissal all week**
Mon 10/21 Red Free dress
Tues 10/22 Chapter 2 Math Test
Thurs 10/24 Reading Comprehension Test "Stormalong"
Fri 10/25 Spelling Test
Week 11 Assessment- Social Studies weekly
Sat 10/26 Halloween School Carnival
Religion- Chapter 7 review and correct. Rosary on Thurs
Math- Chapter 2 Review and Test. Start Chapter 3
Language Arts- Continue to review our story story from last week "Stormalong," Grammar lessons on quotations, proper nouns, and capitalization.
Social Studies- Week 11
Science- Finish lessons 3 and 4 on Chapter 3. Start Chapter 3 Review and study for test next week.
Art- Red Ribbon week door contest and Halloween painting
1st quarter ended on Friday, October 11th. Report cards will be going home on Friday. Please make sure students are keeping up with their homework and studying for their tests. Check and sign their planners everyday.
Please mark your calendars for the Scholastic Arctic Adventure Book Fair starting next Monday, Oct 21st through Friday, October 25th. Our theme this year is "Snow Much to Read." That same week we will also be celebrating Red Ribbon week. There is a theme each day, so please refer to the list that went home in your family envelopes. Minimum day all next week for Parent/Teacher conferences.
Student store with Breast Cancer Awareness clothing and accessories will be on sale before school
Mon Oct 14th- Pink free dress for $1
Tues Oct 15th- Mother/Daughter Volleyball game @ 6pm
Wed Oct 16th- Chalk Rosary outside in the back circle
Spelling Test L5A
Thurs Oct 17th- Vocabulary Test Lesson 5
Fri Oct 18th- Reading Comprehension Test "Stormalong"
Week 10 Assessment
Report cards go home
Game Day for 3rd, 4th, 5th
Sat Oct 19th All school Mass @ 5pm- please wear your uniforms
Religion- Finish Chapter 7 The Commandments and the Beattitudes and review.
Math- Chapter 2 Review and study guide. Chapter 2 test will be next week.
Language Arts- Finish "Stormalong" and read the folktale "Hoderi the Fisherman" Spelling test with homophones (sound the same, spelled differently) was postponed from Friday 10/11 to Wed 10/16. Prewriting a fictional narrative using our story maps. A rough draft, revision, edited, and final draft will be published. Grammar will include Capitalizing Languages, races, People's names, and nationalities.
Social Studies- Week 10 "Early Explorers Visit California." Crossword puzzle, Think and Review questions. Distinguish between Primary and secondary sources, and handout.
Science- Review lesson 3 "How Organisms Compete and Survive" and read/discuss lesson 4 "What Is Extinction and What Are It's Causes?" Chapter 3 Review on Friday and Science Test next week.
P.E. & Art- Halloween art project and running/tag football
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1st quarter is almost over! Please make sure students continue turning in missing assignments, complete all their classwork/homework, and study! We have been taking timed multiplication tests and made multiplication flashcards last week to get their times tables memorized. Please make sure they are reviewing these everyday. As always, please check and sign their planners everyday.
Congratulations to the Giants team this week!! They started out slow but came out on top! Keep reaching our goal of 300 points. Awesome job!!
Homework help will be Wed and Thurs @ 2:30pm. No homework help on Tuesday this week.
I've listed lots of exciting upcoming events below. Please make sure these are marked on your home calendars:
Sat Oct 19th All school mass @ 5pm St Patrick's Church- wear uniform
Oct 21st - 25th Scholastic Arctic Adventure Book Fair "Snow Much To Read"
Oct 21st - 25th Red Ribbon Week
Sat Oct 26th Halloween Carnival 5pm-8pm
Thurs Oct 31st Halloween Costume Contest
Student store with Breast Cancer awareness clothing/accessories are on sale before school in Oct.
Wed Oct 9th Park Merced @ 10:45am
Fri Oct 11th Saint Vincent lunches
Social Studies wk 9 Assessment
Spelling Test Lesson 4A
Religion- Faith Family activity- making cards for 6th graders at camp. Start Chapter 7- The Commandments and the Beattitudes and chapter review.
Math- Review on Multiples and lesson on multiplication using models. 4, 5, 6 multiplication timed test. Chapter 2 Review.
Language Arts- Lesson 5 start our new story "Stormalong." Grammar lesson on homophones and capitalizing important historical events/documents, and titles. Continue prewriting a fictional narrative and completing a story map. Complete a rough draft.
Social Studies- Week 9 California Indians in the Central Valley. Read together and highlight important facts. Crossword puzzle, think and review and handouts. Continue our lesson on CA Native Peoples and Missions.
Science- Lesson 2 Review. Start Lesson 3 "How Organisms compete and survive." Review questions and workbook pages.
Art- Halloween art project
P.E.- Kickball/relay races