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Fourth Grade Week April 11-15

4th Grade By April 10, 2011 No Comments

This week the students will recite their memorized poems in class.  Please make sure your child has a copy of his or her poem.  Each class will choose a few finalists to recite before the judges. All students should be doing some research on the person they chose to represent at our class wax museum. […]

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Fourth Grade News Week of April 4

4th Grade By April 5, 2011 No Comments

We have a busy week in fourth grade!  We are “wrapping up” many units and preparing for unit tests. Today the students took a social studies chapter 7 test and did very well.  Thursday is the day for our chapter test on fractions. The focus for spelling this week is number words. We are studying […]

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Fourth Grade News March 28th

4th Grade By March 28, 2011 No Comments

March 28th-April 1st It was wonderful to have so many grandparents visit our classroom last Friday morning.  The children and grandparents enjoyed completing an oil pastel art project together. Our classroom looks like a gallery! I am happy to have a warmer and sunnier week ahead.  We could all use some sunshine and fresh air, […]

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Fourth Grade News March 21

4th Grade By March 21, 2011 No Comments

Fourth grade had a great time visiting the Santa Ynez Museum and Mission.  A huge thank you to Mrs. Castaneda for supplying us with a wonderful snack!  The students learned a lot about transportation in the 1800’s. Congratulations to Madison and her family on the birth of baby Brayden, born March 17th. Blessings to the […]

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Fourth Grade Religion

4th Grade By March 14, 2011 No Comments

Last week we talked about the Last Super and the offering of bread and wine, to be turned into the body and blood of Jesus. This was the first time men had received Holy Communion.  Jesus had not yet died, so the slaying of the perfect Victim was not yet complete.  Jesus left the supper room and began […]

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Fourth Grade Religion

4th Grade By March 9, 2011 No Comments

In continuing our discussion of the mass, we have talked about how God accepted all the sacrifices of the early Christians as signs of man’s sorrow for sin, but still the debt was not paid.  God loved His people so much and wanted them to be with Him forever in heaven.  This is why he […]

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Fourth Grade Religion

4th Grade By March 2, 2011 No Comments

Fourth grade has been learning more about the parts of the Mass.  We have been discussing the Mass in terms of sacrifice.  Students learned that there are two reasons for offering our sacrifice to God. One is to give adoration, the other to show sorrow for our sins. We have talked about how very early Christians […]

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Fourth Grade

4th Grade By February 28, 2011 No Comments

February 28, 2011 Fourth Grade News Fourth graders are excited to share their mission and gold rush projects at our Sacred Heart School Fair this Wednesday evening.  Please be sure and stop by our tables to have a look at all of the great presentations. We are in the middle of our geometry unit and are […]

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Fourth Grade News

4th Grade By February 22, 2011 No Comments

February 22, 2011 Students have been working with geoboards, rulers, and protractors as they learn more about geometry. This week our focus is triangles and circles.  During science, we are exploring magnetism and learning about earth’s magnetic core.  You might see us wandering around campus with magnets or compasses in hand!  Students have made posters […]

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FOURTH GRADE NEWS

4th Grade By February 14, 2011 No Comments

February 14, 2011 The students very much enjoyed the Gold Rush presentation last week.  The history learned is in perfect timing of our upcoming social studies chapter on the Gold Rush. Today we have a Valentine party at 2:00.  It is very hard to wait!!  Thank you to our wonderful room moms who provide us […]

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