This Week – September 18 – 22
Monday – 9:00 Mass – no shorts, please. All families are welcome. ~ Spanish class.
Tuesday – Science with Mr. Coonan. ~ PE – please send water bottles.
Wednesday – Noon dismissal –
Thursday – PE – please send water bottles – 2:00 dismissal
Friday – Music
Religion – We will be reviewing responses for Mass. In class we are discussing the fact that the Holy Spirit is always with us, to guide us in every way, including helping us with our school work.
Reading and Word Study:
Discussing characters, setting and plot events in the story.
Vocabulary: coincidence, pleasant, modeled, murmured, loyal, recited, assembly, plenty, dismiss, squirmed, patchwork, autographed
Fourth Grade – Discussing Strategies for reading – story structure, summarizing, using graphic organizers
Vocabulary: pact, queasy, foisted, venture, annoyed, depriving, glared, legendary, muttered, gaped, flinched, fluke, snickering, stunned
Third Grade – place values, money, multiplication facts, greater than, less than, & equal to concepts, and rounding numbers.
Fourth Grade – multiplication, greater than, less than, equal to concepts, place values, rounding numbers, problem solving
Some of the students in both grades still need to memorize addition facts to 20. Have fun quizzing each other as your ride in the car, to build up the skill level.
Language Arts – proper sentence structure, punctuation, paragraph form, staying in the margin when writing, analogies, the difference between fact and opinion.
Social Studies –
Third – Early explorers, Geography of communities
Fourth – latitude, longitude, hemispheres, California’s location in the world, California’s regions, the first Californians
Third – Science process skills, scientific method, physical science – energy
Fourth – Scientific method, what scientists do, Life Science, living things need energy
Tomorrow will be our first lesson with Mr. Coonan and we are all looking forward to that.