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CIA Meeting – Monday, January 13 at 6pm

Don’t forget to come to the January CIA meeting this Monday at 6pm in the Spanish/Music room!  The meeting is being “hosted” by the first grade, which means first graders will share a little something that they’ve been learning in their classroom to open the meeting.  Then Mrs. Sneed will provide childcare for those who need it.

We have many spring events to talk about – the Chili Cookoff, Acoustical Evening, Book Fair, 5K and Catholic Schools Week!

We hope to see you there!

4th grade Art, Music & Computer Update by Mrs. Gulleman

Art 4th Grade

Celtic Letters

Objective:  Students illustrate their initials in the style of Celtic lettering

Procedure:  Students are introduced to background information regarding illuminated manuscript.  Students will begin a sketch of the lettering and will design a motif that is fitting to their personality.

Look for pictures of their Celtic Letters in the coming weeks!

Music

Peter and The Wolf – Cincinnati Orchestra Sound Discovery (Classic for Kids)

Objective:  Students will identify the sounds of a variety of orchestral instruments; demonstrate how music communicates meaning of text, feelings, moods or images and influences personal preference; use supporting details to identify and describe main ideas characters and setting; identify music terminology:  timbre (tone color) instruments by family, aurally and visually; observe dramatic productions; experience music created for a variety of purpose.

Procedure:  Students will be introduced to the characters in the story; students will use the listening map for Peter and The Wolf and listen to the recording via Classic for Kids website.

Assessment:  Students will follow listening map and complete the interactive assessment handout as they listen to the story.

Technology

First week of January,  students will begin working in Microsoft Excel. They will add a formula trying to solve a mystery.  Ask them about what they found out!

Students listen to the Classics for Kids intro. to Peter and the Wolf,  Complete online quick assessment on the computer.  Listen to Troika and complete the quick assessment on the computer.  2nd-4th grade will work on Typing Web once they have completed the Classics for Kids.

2014 Chili Cook Off Info

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SJV Play

The play schedule was sent home before break. I have attached it here for your reference.

SJV Play Schedule

4th Grade ART Class Design Your Own Castle

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