Grade 4

Ms. Kristie

Mrs. Kristie Miller has been a teacher at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School for 14 years.  She was born and raised in Gettysburg, PA.  Ms. Kristie, as students call her, graduated from St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in 1994, Delone Catholic High School in 1998, and Shippensburg University in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and Psychology.  Ms. Kristie teaches 4th grade Language Arts, Social Studies, and Religion as well as 5th grade Social Studies and Religion.  She is the leader of our Student Support Team, and coordinator for the school newspaper club.  When she is not teaching you can find her spending time with her wonderful family, taking Zumba classes, playing tennis, jogging, or relaxing with a great book.  Ms. Kristie looks forward to many more years of teaching our brilliant students at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School.

Contact information: kmiller@sfxcs-pa.org


 FEBRUARY 19 - FEBRUARY 23

2/19 - NO SCHOOL

 

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GRADE 4 

 

RELIGION - In Religion this week the students will learn all key terms and all content from chapter 15 in the Religion Faith & Life Series. The students will have a quiz this Friday on chapter 15. The students will be working on different Lenten activities during the season of Lent.

ILA - In ILA this week we will continue our chapter book reading to go along with our reading log book assignments. Students will have assigned reading during the school day,  and will also need to read 20 minutes every night for their homework. Then, they need to log the correct information in their log books every night as part of their reading homework. There will be a spelling test this Friday. Students will have vocabulary and grammar practice every day. In grammar we will learn about adjectives that compare - more and most. There will be a grammar quiz this Thursday. Handwriting and creative writing are practiced two times a week.   

S.S. - In S.S. this week the students will continue their unit on PA's industries - chapter 7. Students will identify key terms to describe what is meant by growth and development. Students will identify and give examples of industries. Students will discuss the purpose of the Allegheny Portage. Students will examine the various types of industries and transportation in the 1800's. 

GRADE 5

 

RELIGION - In Religion this week the students will learn all content from chapter 18. There will be a quiz on chapter 18 this Friday. Students will focus on the Act of Love prayer for the month of February. They must know this prayer by February 26. The students will be working on different Lenten activities during the season of Lent.

S.S. - In S.S. this week the students will begin their unit on Ancient Greece. Students will know the effects of the mountains and sea on Greek character and culture. Students will know the significance of the city - state or polis. Students will analyze causes and effects of events in early Greek history. 

Have a great week,

Ms. Kristie