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St. Joseph School "Walk in Faith with Mercy and Grace"

Updates from Mrs. Knapp

Welcome Back!!!


Here we are on the home stretch of 4th grade!!! Can you believe it??? The end of the year will be very busy with lots of learning!


-Please make sure to practice those math facts for a few minutes each day. Those who are fluent have found 4th grade math to be much easier than those who are not fluent!


-I am happy so announce that we will be performing "Gold Dust or Bust" in early June! I know the students are super excited to get started!


-We will be choosing books for our Spring Book Report this week! Your student should self select a fiction chapter book that is within their reading level for the report. The report will be focused on analyzing the main character of the book.

What We Are Learning....

Religion and Family Life:

-We explore God's gift of our Body and our Life


Mathematics:

-We will multiply fractions.

-We will relate fractions to decimals.

-We will compare decimals.


Language Arts:

STORY OF THE WEEK- Ecology for Kids and Wonderful Weather Poetry

-We identify Main Idea and Details in non-fiction.

-We use context clues to determine meaning.

-We compose descriptive paragraphs.

-We make choices to show our writing process.


Social Studies:

-We explain how offers of land grants changed California.

-We discover the role of the Ranchos in the economy of California.


Science:

-We discover the process of photosynthesis.

Tests This Week:

WEDNESDAY:

Grammar Unit 3 Test


THURSDAY:

Weekly Math Fact Check


FRIDAY:

Spelling Test

Math-- Fractions Part 2 Unit Test

Spelling Words

Changing "y" to "i"


tiniest

hobbies

copied

countries

pitied

easier

laziest

families

spied

happiest

ladies

friendlier

studied

busier

breezier

prettiest

noisier

healthier

butterflies

funniest


Challenge:

heaviest

categories

communities

multiplied

qualities

Link for Our Reading Anthology-- Journeys

Story Vocabulary

Inside our classroom...

Mrs. Katie Knapp

Please email me with any questions or concerns! Thank you!