Grade 4

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Ms. Kristie

Mrs. Kristie Miller has been a teacher at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School for 15 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, or jogging. 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


 

Week of January 21- January 25

1/21 - NO SCHOOL

1/22 - Newspaper Meeting - 7:45 A.M.

GRADE 4

Language Arts - The students will learn a different theme/genre every week from their Reading anthology and practice book. The students will need to read every night for 20 minutes as part of their homework. The students need to log their reading into their yellow reading log books every night. We will conduct book talks every chance that we can. There will be a spelling test this week. Students will have spelling and grammar practice every day of the week. Vocabulary is taught and practiced three times a week. Creative writing and handwriting skills are taught and practiced twice a week.   Check out the link below for extra vocabulary practice at home. The second letter essay for the second trimester is due this Tuesday, January 22. We will be finishing up our winter stories this week!

http://www.vocabularyworkshop.com/

Religion - In Religion the students will learn chapter 13 this week. There will be a Religion quiz this Friday. Students should be studying their notes in regards to the chapter that we are learning about every night. We will focus on the Nicene Creed for the month of January.

S.S. - In S.S. the students will continue the unit on William Penn. The students should be studying their notes every night in regards to the William Penn chapter - chapter 5 in s.s. textbook.

GRADE 5

 

Religion - In Religion the students will learn chapter 15. There will be a quiz this Friday on chapter 15. We will focus on reviewing all of the prayers that we have learned so far this school year. The students did an amazing job reciting the Nicene Creed to me!!

S.S. - In S.S. the students will continue the unit on Ancient India. The students should be studying their notes and study guides in reference to this chapter every night. There will be a quiz on sections 1 & 2 of chapter 6, the Ancient India unit, this Tuesday.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK,

Ms. Kristie