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 May 20 - May 24

5/20 - Step Up Day/RIF Distribution

5/21 - Newspaper Meeting - 7:45 A.M.

5/22 - 4th Grade Field Trip - 8:45 A.M. - 11:30 A.M./ Wear Blue & Green Today

5/24 - Water Fun Day/Noon Dismissal

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 no more spelling tests for the year!! 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!

http://www.vocabularyworkshop.com/

Religion - In Religion the students will learn chapter 30 this week. There will be no more Religion quizzes for this year!! Students should be studying their notes in regards to the chapter that we are learning about every night. We will focus on the Mysteries of the Rosary for the month of May!

S.S. - In S.S. the students will continue the unit on the American Civil War. Students should be studying their notes every night in regards to this unit. Part II of the Civil War test is this Thursday, May 23rd ( covers content from ?’s 12 - 30 on study guide and information in their note books).

GRADE 5

 

Religion - In Religion the students will learn chapter 30. There will be no more quizzes for this year!! We will focus on the Mysteries of the Rosary for the month of May!

S.S. - In S.S. the students will focus on chapter 22 sections 1- 4 - Europe in the Middle Ages. Students should be studying their notes every night in regards to this chapter. The students will also be working on finishing up their Greek Mythology reports of the twelve Olympian gods in class!

HAVE A GREAT WEEK,

Ms. Kristie