St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

January 15 - 19 Newsletter

Please study the Act of Contrition 

Class pictures are Thursday, January 18

First Reconciliation meeting - Wednesday, January 24 @ 7:00 - Daily Mass Chapel



Blessed - Session 4 Forgiveness and Healing

The Good Shepherd, God Will Always Love You, Journal with Jesus

Test - Friday, Jan. 19


Chapter 6 - Add 3 Digit Numbers

Lesson 7 - Rewrite Three-Digit Addition, Lesson 8 - Problem-Solving Strategy: Guess, Check and Revise, Chapter 6 Review


Story - A Froggy Fable

Vocabulary: clearing, crashed, perfect, pond, spilling, splashing, traveled

Fables, draw conclusions, background knowledge

Spelling Words

ankle, title, apple, cable, purple, able, bugle, bundle, bubble, giggle, sparkle, tickle

Test - Thursday, January 18

Language Arts 












January 8 - 12 Newsletter

3rd Quarter AR Goal- pass 9 tests with a score of 80% or better.

DIBELS testing on Tuesday, January 9 

To prepare, students can practice reading accurately and retelling stories they've read.

Please sign and return the envelope only from report cards.


Blessed - Session 4

Forgiveness and Healing

God Loves Healthy relationships, Forgiveness, What is a Sacrament? What is Reconciliation?

From the Bible:The Our Father


Chapter 6 - Adding 3 Digit Numbers

Lesson 3 - Mentally Add 10 or 100, Lesson 4 - Regroup Ones to Add, Lesson 5 - Regroup Tens to Add, Lesson 6 - Add Three- Digit Numbers


 We will finish the storyA Weed is a Flower

Vocabulary: clothes, hours, money, neighbor, only, question, taught

Biography, Fact and Opinion, Inferring

We will begin the storyA Froggy Fable  

Vocabulary: clearing, crashed, perfect, pond, spilling, splashing, traveled

Fables, drawing conclusions,background knowledge

Spelling Words   

sooner, soonest, hotter, hottest, busier, busiest, happier, happiest, smaller, smallest, fatter, fattest

Test - Wednesday, January 10

Language Arts  

Verbs: am,is, are, was were

Adjectives and our senses












January 3 - 5 Newsletter

Welcome Back and Happy New Year!

December Book-It  due by January 4

Snack Sale - Thursday

Report cards go home on Friday


The Christmas Season - The Nativity, The Epiphany, and the Baptism of Our Lord

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's feast day - January 4 - All School Mass

First Friday- Adoration  - January 5


Chapter 6 - Add Three-Digit Numbers

Launch the Lesson, Add Hundreds, Mentally Add 10 or 100


Story - A Weed is a Flower

Vocabulary: only, question, clothes, money, neighbor

Comparative endings -er, -est

Verbs - am, is, are, was, were









December 18 - 20 Newletter

AR Goal - 6 tests for the quarter with a score of 85% or better, due by Wednesday, December 20

Book-It Goal for December will be due January 4 - keep reading.

2A and 2B sent 56 Christmas cards to the homebound of our parish this weekend.

May God Bless you and your family with a Wonderful Christmas!


Blessed Book

Session 3 - God Sent Jesus to Save Us

You and the Church, Journal with Jesus

Test - Tuesday, December 19


Chapter 11 - Customary and Metric Lengths

Measuring activities, Complete measuring unit, Rocket Math


The Crippled Lamb


December 11 - 15 Newsletter

Room by Room measuring booklets are due - Tuesday, December 12

2nd Quarter AR Goal - Pass 6 tests at 85% or better

The Blessed book will come home each day to review. Please make sure it comes back to school for Religion class.



Blessed book- Session 3

God Sent Jesus to Save Us

Jesus is Your Savior, Jesus' Birth and Childhood, Jesus' Ministry, The Cross, Resurrection, and Ascension

Test - Tuesday, December 19


Chapter 11 - Customary and Metric Lengths

Lesson 6 - Problem Solving Strategy: Use Logical Reasoning, Select the appropriate tool for measuring, Lesson 7 - Centimeters and Meters, Check My Progress,  Measuring on a Number Line


Story - Rosa and Blanca  

Vocabulary: alone, buy, daughters,half, many, their, youngest

Sequencing, Predict and Set Purpose

Realistic Fiction

Spelling Words  

find, child, sky, bright, wild, fly, right, flight, spider, cry, blind, myself

Test - Thursday, December 14

Language Arts  

More work with verbs

Vowel patterns i, y, igh



December 4 - 7 Newsletter

If you have a Santa hat, please have your child bring it to school by Tuesday.

December book orders are due on Dec. 7



Commandments 4- 10

The Immaculate Conception


Chapter 11 - Customary and Metric Lengths

Lesson 2 - Feet and Yards, Lesson 4 - Compare Customary Lengths, Lesson 5 - Relate Inches, Feet, and Yards


Story - Anansi Goes Fishing

Vocabulary: been, believe, caught, finally, today, tomorrow, whatever

Compare and Contrast


Spelling Words  

basketball, weekend, birthday, bathtub, driveway, raindrop, someone, something, riverbank, backyard, bedtime, mailbox

Test - Thursday, December 7

Language Arts   

Verbs - past, present & future








November 27 - December 1 Newsletter

Welcome Back!

Morning Offering due - December 1


The Ten Commandments

1st - 3rd Commandments


Chapter 3 - Adding 2 Digit Numbers

Review & Test

Chapter 11 - Customary and Metric Lengths

Lesson 1 - Inches, Lesson 2 - Feet and Yards


Story - Dear Juno  

Vocabulary: answer, company, faraway, parents, picture, school, wash

Draw Conclusions


Spelling Words 

goat, hold, show, most, bowl, float, toast, ago, open, told, toad, slow

Test - Thursday, November 30

Language Arts 

Verbs with Singular and Plural Nouns




November 13 - 17 Newletter

Students will be working on their Native American homes this week.

Thursday - virtual snack sale

Friday - spirit dress


Stewardship Lessons - "Who are you following?"

On Friday students will bring home a "Sunday Scripture Response Sheet" for your family to discuss what they heard in the Readings and Gospel at mass.


Chapter 3 - Add Two-Digit Numbers 

Lesson 5 - Rewrite Two-Digit Addition, Lesson 6 - Add Three and Four Two-Digit Numbers, Lesson 7 - Problem Solving Strategy: Make a Model, Rocket Math


Story - Pearl and Wagner - Two Good Friends    

Vocabulary: guess, pretty, science, shoe, village, watch, won


Author's Purpose, Questioning

Spelling Words  

read, feet, easy, deep, seat, party, wheel, leave, windy, sleep, teeth, team

Test - Thursday, November 16

Language Arts  

writing a friendly letter




Social Studies   

Native American Homes








November 6 - 10 Newsletter

The Saint Reports were great!

Look for Veterans Day sheet to come home on Monday.

The Morning Offering is due on December 1



Session 2 - The-Best-Version-Of-Yourself

 The Greatest Commandment, Love One Another, Temptation, Sin, and Grace,Overcoming Temptation, What is Sin?, God's Grace, From the Bible: Adam and Eve, When You Don't Know What to Do?

Test - Friday, November 10


Chapter 3 - Add Two-Digit Numbers

Lesson 2 - Regroup Ones as Tens, Lesson 3 - Add to a Two-Digit Number, Lesson 4 - Add Two-Digit Numbers, Lesson 5 - Rewrite Two-Digit Addition

Rocket Math


Story - One Good Turn Deserves Another

Vocabulary: behind, brought, door, everybody, minute, promise, sorry

Compare and Contrast


Possessive Nouns

Spelling Words 

main, wait, say, away, play, raise, brain, paint, stay, today, tray, tail

Test - Wednesday, November 8

Social Studies 

Veterans Day






October 23 - 27 Newsletter

Red Ribbon Week Activities

***Bring Items for "Stuff the Truck" to benefit Harbor House***

Career Dress Day - Thursday, October 26

Spirit Shirts & Pep Assembly - Friday, October 27 


Blessed - Session 1: You Are Blessed

I am Blessed. I am Grateful, Sharing Your Blessings

Session 2: The-Best-Version-of-Yourself

Happiness and Free Will, Making Decisions

Saint Report Sheets will come on Thursday, October 26. It is due on November 2.


Chapter 5 - Place Value

Lesson 4 - Problem Solving: Using Logical Reasoning, Lesson 5 - Read and Write Numbers to 1,000, Lesson 6 - Count by 5s, 10s, and 100s, Lesson 7 - Compare Numbers to 1,000


Story - The Bremen Town Musicans  

Vocabulary: bought, people, pleasant, probably, scared, shall, sign

Cause and Effect

Story Structure

Dialogue, Character Traits


lunch, lunches, story, stories, tune, tunes, switch, switches, baby, babies, note, notes

Test - Thursday, October 26


Red Ribbon Week - Keeping your body safe from harmful things


Language Arts 

plural nouns














October 16 - 20 Newsletter

God blessed us with great weather for our field trip to Cowtown, thanks for all your help parents!

Report cards will come home on Wednesday, October 18. Please sign and return the envelope only. 

Virtual snack sale for Guaymas this Thursday, October 19


Session 1: You Are Blessed!

Count your Blessings, My Journey with God, From the Bible:Gratitude, I am Blessed. I am Grateful, Sharing Your Blessings


Chapter 2 Review

Chapter 5 - Place Value to 1,000

Lesson 1 - Hundreds, Lesson 2 - Hundreds, Tens, and Ones, Lesson 3 - Place Value to 1,000


Story - Scarcity

Expository Nonfiction

Vocabulary: above, ago, enough, toward, whole, word

Facts & Details

Background Knowledge

Spelling Words    

person, nurse, dirt, turn, birth, serve, curb, curl, skirt, purse, turtle, her

Test - Thursday, Oct. 19

Language Arts

Singular & Plural Nouns

Word Choice

Asking Questions

Social Studies 

Goods & Services








October 9 - 13 Newsletter

Thanks for attending conferences. I enjoyed visiting with all of you!

Remember Friday is the end of the first quarter.

AR Goal - 3 tests scoring 80% or better at your level is due.

No school Monday, October 9 - teacher inservice

Cowtown field trip - Thursday, October 12

Our Lady of Fatima celebration - Friday, October 13



We will be reading - Our Lady of Fatima book - Children, Help My Heart to Triumph    

Movie - "The Day the Sun Danced"

We will be praying the rosary with 2B


 Lesson 6 - Even and Odd Numbers, Lesson 7 - Sums of Equal Numbers,  Fluency practice, 

Vocabulary words: array, equal groups, even, odd, repeated addition, skip count


Story - Abraham Lincoln

Vocabulary: certainly, either, great, laugh, second, worst, you're

Informational text

Author's Purpose

Spelling Words 

can't, it's, he's, I'm, didn't, who's, she's, aren't, isn't, haven't, hadn't, I'll

Test - Wednesday, October 11

Language Arts 


proper nouns

text structure


Social Studies 






September 25 - 29 Newsletter

After studying drama, students will be performing plays on Friday, September 29 from 10:00 - 11:00 in our classroom. We hope that you can join us!


The Great Commandment

The Archangels



Chapter 2 - Number Patterns

Lesson 1 - Skip Count on a Hundred Chart, Lesson 2 - Skip Count by 2s, 5s, and 10s, Lesson 3 - Problem Solving: Find A Pattern, Check My Progress


Story - Tara and Tiree

Vocabulary: break, family, heard, listen, once, pull

Cause and Effect


Spelling Words  

hard, born, horse, before, more, smart, farm, porch, corn, chore, score, part

Test - Thursday, September 28

Social Studies

service jobs

Language Arts  

speaking and listening skills







September 18 - 22 Newsletter

                     1st Quarter AR Goal:                         

pass 3 tests at your level with a score of 80% or better

We will be sending home information about incentives.


Family Life - Unit 5 God's Gift of Community

Lesson 9 - Family Connections, Lesson 10 - More Connections


Chapter 1 - Applying Addition and Subtraction Concepts

Lesson 13 - Two - Step Word Problems, Addition & Subtraction Fluency, Chapter 1 Review,

Vocabulary: add, addend, subtract, count back, count on, fact family, related facts

Chapter 2 - Number Patterns

Lesson 1 - Skip Count on a Hundreds Chart


Story - The Strongest One

Vocabulary: gone, learn, often, pieces, though, together, very

Facts and Details, Predict and Set a Purpose

Spelling Words 

that, wish, patch, when, what, math, them, shape, whale, itch, chase, bunch

Test - Thursday, September 21

Language Arts 

Imperative and Exclamatory Sentences

Speaking and Listening - Reader's Theater

Social Studies 

rights and responsibilities








September 11 - 15 Newsletter

We have MAP Testing on Monday and Wednesday this week. On Monday we will finish Reading and we will start Math on Wednesday. The tests are at 8:00 both days.

Spirit Dress Thursday, September 14


Family Life - Unit 4 God's Gift of Love

Lesson 7 - Showing Our Love, Lesson 8 - Promises


Lesson 10 - Relate Addition and Subtraction, Lesson 11 - Missing Addends, Lesson 12 - Fact Families, Fluency- (Addition & Subtraction Facts),  Rocket Math


Story - A Walk in the Desert  

Vocabulary - animals, early, eyes, full, warm, water

Expository Text, Main Idea and Details, Important Ideas

Spelling Words  

Inflected Endings

dropped, dropping, excited, exciting, lifted, lifting, hugged, hugging, smiled, smiling, talked, talking

Test - Friday, September 15

Language Arts  

Conventions - Declarative and Interrogative Sentences

Writing - revise realistic fiction


Desert and Rain Forest features








September 5 - 8 Newsletter

We will be taking our Reading MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) test on Wednesday morning. Make sure that your child is well rested.

Friday, September 8 - Grandparents Day mass @ 8:00.


Lesson 8 - Subtract All and Subtract Zero, Lesson 9 - Use Doubles to Subtract, Lesson 10 - Relate Addition and Subtraction, Check My Progress


Family Life Book - Unit 3 - God's Gift of Life

New Life, Caring for Life, The Golden Rule

Spelling Words 

Consonant Blends

stop, hand, clip, twin, strap, brave, stream, breeze, nest, ask, mask, state

Test -  Friday, September 8


Story - Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night   

Vocabulary - couldn't, love, build, mother, father, bear, straight

Realistic Fiction, Characters & Setting, Story Structure

Language Arts  

predicates, synonyms, writing - realistic fiction





August 28 - September 1 Newsletter

DIBELS testing will be on Tuesday.To prepare, have your child read a story, then ask him/her to tell you at least five things about the story they read.

Adoration is on First Friday, September 1 at 9:45, join us if you can!


Family Life Book - Unit 2 God's Gift of Self

Catholics Believe - God gives each person gifts to share.

                           With God's help we can make good decisions.


Chapter 1 - Applying Addition & Subtraction Concepts

Lesson 5 - Add Three Numbers,  Lesson 6 - Problem-Solving Strategy:Write a Number Sentence,  Lesson 7 - Count Back to Subtract,  Lesson 8 - Subtract All and Subtract Zero, Check My Progress


Story - Exploring Space with an Astronaut

Expository Text - Main Ideas and Details

Vocabulary: work, live, machines, woman, everywhere, more, world

Spelling Words 

page, nose, space, size, fine, mice, late, huge, blaze, race, rice, vote

Test on Thursday

Social Studies 

Being a responsible citizen 






August 21 - 25 Newletter

The boys and girls in 2A have been working hard 

to learn all the rules and procedures of our class

and are off to a great start! 

Please have your child pray The Our Father, The Hail Mary, The Glory Be and the Sign of the Cross at home. We will be listening to them recite the prayers this week.


Family Life Book

Unit 1 - God's Gift of Family

Lesson 1 - God's Plan, Lesson 2 - Rules and Choices


Chapter 1 - Applying Addition and Subtraction Concepts

Lesson 1 - Addition Properties,  Lesson 2 - Count on to Add, Lesson 3 - Doubles and Near Doubles,  Lesson 4 - Make a 10


Story - The Twin Club

Characters and Setting

Monitor and Clarify

Vocabulary - beautiful, country, friend, front, someone, somewhere

Spelling Words

rock, list, desk, job, sad, chop, sack, tag, rib, mess, dust, drum

Test on Thursday

Language Arts 

Writing sentences






August 16 - Welcome


It was great meeting you! Thanks for coming to our Open House!

I am looking forward to a great year!