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 March 25- March 29

3/25 - Feast of Annunciation Mass - 8:45 A.M.

3/25 - 3/27 - CoGat Testing - Grades 3 & 5 only

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 Friday. 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. We will focus on the theme of poetry for the month of March!  The first letter essay for the third trimester is due this Thursday, March 28th. Check out the link below for extra vocabulary practice at home!

http://www.vocabularyworkshop.com/

Religion - In Religion the students will learn chapter 22 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 Act of Hope prayer for the month of March. We will focus on a variety of Lenten exercises for the whole season of Lent! Stations of the Cross will be every Thursday morning at 8:45 A.M. in the MPR.

S.S. - In S.S. the students will continue the chapter 7 unit on how PA grows and develops during the 1800’s!

GRADE 5

 

Religion - In Religion the students will learn chapter 23. There will be a quiz this Friday! We will focus on the the Act of Hope prayer for the month of March. We will focus on a variety of Lenten exercises during the season of Lent ! We have Stations of the Cross every Thursday morning at 8:45 A.M. The students will recite the Act of Hope prayer in class this Friday, March 29th!

S.S. - In S.S. the students will focus on learning chapter 10 sections 1 & 2. We will learn all about Ancient Greece!

HAVE A GREAT WEEK,

Ms. Kristie