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This Week in Fourth Grade!

This week the spotlight is on Jordan. We are excited to learn more about him! Here’s what’s happening this week:

Math: This week in Math we will be working with using map scales, as well as starting on some subtraction. We will continue to work with our multiplication facts as well as begin working on subtraction facts.

Reading: This week we are reading What Rot! Nature’s Great Recycler. We will be focusing on telling the difference between facts and opinions as we continue to examine the cycle of life in nature.

Language Arts: In Grammar this week, we will be learning about colons and semicolons, compound subjects, and the use of commas. Our Spelling words this week are antonyms. We are also working on our instructional writing pieces.

Science: In Science this week we are starting chapter 4: Human Body Systems. We will begin by talking about the skeletal and muscular systems as well as the circulatory and respiratory systems.

Social Studies: We will continue to learn about the Southwest region of the United states, its resources and climate. We will be learning about the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.

Religion: As we continue our chapter on Abraham and Sarah, we will learn about Abraham’s sacrifice in the land of Canaan. We will also learn this week about the difference between praise to God and prayer to Mary and the saints, focusing on the concept of intercession. On Friday, All Saints Day, we will pay particular attention to all the Saints who have helped to build and spread the Church.

Important Dates:

10/31       Pep Rally 8-9am

10/31       Fun Run tshirt day

11/1          All School Mass (All Saints Day)

11/1         Winter Uniform begins

 

Thank you for all you do!!

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