St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

August 14th-August 23rd



“The future starts today, not tomorrow.”

                                                                Pope John Paul II    

Welcome to 4th Grade! This is going to be a fantastic year! 


This page is for all 4th grade families.  It lists all the English and Language Arts information for the week. It also contains the Religion information for the students in my homeroom class (4A). If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at 

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Wednesday, August 14th--First Day of School!

Thursday, August 15th--Feast of the Assumption of Mary, Holy Day of Obligation

Friday, August 16th--School Day!


LESSON: Chapter 1--Jesus-- the Way, the Truth, and the Life

VOCABULARY: Incarnation, disciples, Blessed Trinity, Original Sin, Savior, Church, grace

THURSDAY HOMEWORK: 29-30, due Thursday, August 22nd. (This will usually be completed on Wednesdays.)

The review is open book. We use this assignment as a review to clarify any misunderstandings before the test. It must be completed on time unless there are special circumstances.  

TEST: Thursday, August 23rd


STORY:  an excerpt from Because of Winn Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo

SKILLS:  Sequence, Summarizing, Appropriate Expression, Suffixes

VOCABULARY: grand, memorial, peculiar, positive, prideful, recalls, selecting (these words are tested)

AMAZING WORDS: kindness, attention, teach, understanding, variety, introduce, similar, distinct, social, courteous (not tested, but should be able to use correctly when writing and speaking)

 TEST: Thursday, August 23rd


SKILL: Short Vowels VCCV Pattern

LIST: admire, magnet, contest, method, custom, rally, soccer, engine, sudden, finger, accident, mitten, intend, fabric, flatten, rascal, gutter, mammal, happen, cannon

CHALLENGE WORDS: dungeon, magnify, festival, thunderstorm, injury

 TEST: Friday, August 23rd


SKILLS: Declarative (statement) and Interrogative (question) Sentences


SKILL: Realistic Fiction