St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

January 15th-19th

 

“The future starts today, not tomorrow.”

                                                                             Pope John Paul II    

 

4A RELIGION 4A & B LANGUAGE ARTS

 

  • Monday, January 15th--Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 4th graders have been encouraged to honor MLK, Jr. by serving others in their domestic Church.
  • 4A students will bring their religion books home for you to read through pages 195-206.  The pages address the sixth commandment, You shall not commit adultery.  Please look over the chapter so that you are aware of how this commandment is will be addressed in class.
  • Wednesday, January 17th--I will be attend the March4Life in Washington, D.C. for the rest of the week.  Mrs. Wilson will be my substitute.
  • Thursday, January 18th--Class Picture, Please return your envelope and payment if ordering.
  • Please sign and return the acknowledgement slip at the bottom of the gradecard after you have reviewed your child’s grades.  Please place the slip in the envelope and return to school.
  • Monday, January 22nd--Wichita Children’s Theater form and $4.00 payment is due for your child to attend the performance in Mother Seton Hall.
  • 4th graders are expected to take a minimum of 4 AR tests, scoring 85% or higher, by the end of this quarter. Start early!  

 

RELIGION (4A)

January Memorization Prayer: The Act of Hope  This is due Tuesday, January 30th.

Mission: Bring peace to your domestic Church.  Plan 2 things you can do to treat with siblings and/or parents with justice.

Lesson: Chapter 16, The Fifth Commandment--You shall not kill.

Vocabulary: human dignity

Thursday Homework: pages 192-4 (due 1/18)

TEST: Friday, January 19th

 

READING

Story: “Medicine: Past and Present”, This expository text provides a timeline of some of the major scientific discoveries that have improved the treatment of illnesses.

Skills: main idea and supporting details, sequencing, and timelines

Vocabulary: plague, infected, microbes, antibodies, bacteria, vaccine

TEST:  Friday, Jan. 19th

 

SPELLING

Skill: horrible, tower, plow, joint, poison, outside, destroy, birth, urgent, thirst, serve, library, narrate, nightmare, prepare, harvest, shower, pearl, bound, customer

SENTENCE:   The class prepared to serve drinks to the thirsty.

Students may use SpellingCity.com to practice the spelling list.  Lists will be updated weekly and named by test date and skill (reduced list is named by test date, skill, and 2)  ex:  11-30 /ar/ & /ar/ (11-30 /ar/ &/ar/2)

https://www.spellingcity.com/teacher-search.html, enter “Elaine Howey” in the search box, click “SEARCH”, click on my name, the top two lists are the current list.  If your child takes the reduced list, click on the list that ends with “2”.

TEST: Thursday, January 18th

 

ENGLISH

Skills: Possessive Pronouns, Possessive Adjectives, Pronouns and Antecedents, Pronoun Contractions

 

November 6th-10th

“The future starts today, not tomorrow.”

                                                                             Pope John Paul II    

 

4A RELIGION 4A & B LANGUAGE ARTS

  • November 6th-17th--8:00 am Mass will be held in the Two Hearts Chapel as new lighting is installed in the church.  Students will not be able to attend 8:00 Mass.

  • Thursday, November 9th--Music Program, students wear solid red, white, or blue shirt and blue jeans.  Students report to the music room at 6:15 (without coats)

RELIGION (4A)

November/December Memorization Prayer: ; The Ten Commandments   Wewill study the 10 Commandments in class, but students should be practicing these  at home.  This is due Tuesday, December 19th.

Lesson: Chapter 9, The First Commandment

Mission:   (Due 11/10) Fr. Kapaun was devoted to making sure his soldiers had access to the sacraments.  He gave “Last Rites”, now known as “Anointing of the Sick”, to countless soldiers on the battlefield and in the prison camp. Thursday, November 2 is All Souls’ Day, a day we devote to praying for those souls in Purgatory.  Take time this week and pray for your loved ones who may still be in Purgatory. You may need to ask your parents for suggestions of who could use your prayers. You may want to go to the church and light a candle as a symbol of your prayers.  There is a cost to cover the purchase of the candles, so envelopes are provided near the candles.

Vocabulary: idolatry

TUESDAY Homework: NONE  WE are off our schedule, so I’ll provide time in class for the review work.

TEST:  Thursday, November 9th

SPELLING

We will take the spelling test on 11/16 due to extra time spent practicing for the music program this week.

Skill: /er/ sound

worth, burst, birth, urgent, urge, thirst, serve, search, purpose, perfect, learn, heard, further, earnest, early, operator, sailor, shower, pearl, partner

 

SENTENCE: The man was very because of  the great heat, and he urgently asked the server for a glass of water.

 

Students may use SpellingCity.com to practice the spelling list.  Lists will be updated weekly and named by test date and skill (reduced list is named by test date, skill, and 2)  ex:  11/16 /er/ (11/16 /er/2)

https://www.spellingcity.com/teacher-search.html, enter “Elaine Howey” in the search box, click “SEARCH”, click on my name, the top two lists are the current list.  If your child takes the reduced list, click on the list that ends with “2”.

TEST: Thursday, 11/16

READING

Story: Fr. Kapaun Texts

Skills: primary and secondary sources

Vocabulary: varies

 TEST:  None

ENGLISH

Skills: Finishing Parts of a Letter, Nouns as Subjects

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