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Fourth Grade News!

We have a busy week ahead of us this week! Happy Catholic Schools Week! Here’s what’s happening this week:

Math: This week we will be learning about how to record purchases and checks in a register (which will give us a head start in preparing for Biztown!). We will also be learning about equivalent fractions and equal groups story problems. We will be having a Saxon quiz on Monday, February 3rd.

Reading: This week we are reading Magnetism. We will be exploring the relationship between magnetism and electricity. Our focus this week will be on the skills Summarizing and Cause and Effect. Due to the Grandparents Day celebration, we will be having our selection test on Thursday, January 30th.

Language Arts/Writing: This week we will be finishing and mailing our pen pal letters. We will be focusing on the format of friendly letters and addressing envelopes.

Science: We will continue our study of matter. We will learn about density and buoyancy in relation to mass and volume. We will be learning about tools used for measurement of mass, volume, and length. We will also explore solubility and what dissolution means.

Social Studies: This week in Social Studies we will be focusing on the counties in Tennessee, specifically the ones surrounding Sumner county. We will also be learning about the geographic regions of Tennessee and which one we belong in.

Religion: We will be exploring what we can do to handle conflict in healthy ways within our relationships with family members and friends. We are learning to make and keep our families holy.

Important Dates:

1/29         Bishop’s Mass at the Cathedral

1/31         Grandparents Day 8-11:30

1/31         Early Dismissal, 11:30 a.m.

2/3           Feast Day Mass, grades 2-8

2/6          All School Mass, PK-8

2/15         Acoustical Evening


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