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.

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10/23 - 10/27 - MOBILE  SCIENCE LAB!!





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RELIGION - In Religion this week the students will conclude their research on the life of their saint. The students will finish their saint reports at school, and the students should be working on their saint shields at home, as well as putting together a saint costume for the All Saint's Day Mass on November 1st .  The saint shield and costume must be brought to school this Friday, October 27th! I want the students to start presenting their saints to the class this week.  We will be praying the Rosary for the whole month of October in honor of the feast of our Lady of the Rosary which is celebrated on October 7th!  

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.  Students will have spelling words every week to study. The spelling pretest this week is on Monday, and the spelling test is on Friday. Students will have vocabulary and grammar practice every day. There will be a grammar quiz this Friday on special plural nouns. Handwriting and creative writing are practiced two times a week.   The students  will be working on finishing their mystery stories this week.

S.S. - In S.S. this week the students will continue chapter 2 - Natural Resources of PA.




RELIGION - In Religion this week the students will learn and understand all content from chapter 5 in the Faith and Life Series Religion text.   There will be a quiz on the content from chapter 5 this Friday. We will be praying the Rosary the whole month of October in honor of our feast of the Lady of the Rosary celebrated on October 7th!

S.S. - In S.S. this week the students will learn content from chapter 2 sections 2 - 4.