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RELIGION  We will work on a Unit Review for Chapters 1-4 this week.  In Chapter 5 we wll talk about how Jesus shows us how to heal and forgive.  We will start this chapter next week.  

**Don’t forget students should wear Mass Uniform on mass days!  This is blue pants and white shirts for the boys.  Plaid skirt or jumper with a white shirt for the girls!  (Girls will be able to wear pants for Mass Uniform starting in November.)

 SPELLING Our words this week will have “ar” and “or” sounds (bark/shorts). Our tests will be Wednesday and Friday.  You can find the list of words at the link below.

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READING  This week we will be reading “Stone Soup.”  We will work on vocabulary, making inferences, reading/using charts, and synonyms. 

GRAMMAR We will work on action verbs and using commas in Grammar. In our Vocabulary book we will also be working on Action Verbs.

MATH   We will spend the first few days this week going over our subtraction test and reviewing addition and subtraction.  We will then start our next chapter on Multiplication.  We will work on the meaning of multiplication,  arrays and multiplication, and  multiplying by two.

SCIENCE – We will focus on Social Studies over the next few weeks.

SOCIAL STUDIES   We will start our next chapter “Communities Are Places” this week.  We will work on where we are located in relation to other places on Earth, how communities can be different sizes, and using a time line.  

TEACHER NOTES –  

**We will have Mass two times this week!  Tuesday is a Holy Day for All Saints’ Day, and our regular Mass on Thursday.  We will celebrate the baptism of one of our 2nd graders during Thursday’s mass!

**We will be visited by the Franklin 4-H kids on Tuesday!  They will talk to the classes about joining 4-H!  Be sure to look for information to come home!

**I am not sure if I have shared this or not, but I wanted to share with you a website that we use in the computer lab that will link you to several other websites.  This way you just have to remember one.  The website is www.portaportal.com.  Once there, on the right side, log in as “guest” with the password being “kdinkel”.  This is a great way for the kids to practice math facts with the games and websites we use in computer lab.  These should all be “safe” websites, but please let me know if you ever see something that concerns you.  I have used this websites for many years, and haven’t had trouble, but you never know with the internet!

  

**Please be sure to read the ROAR! for more St. Rose School Information! 

Monday  – HALLOWEEN PARTY!!

Tuesday  –   MUSIC

Wednesday  –  LIBRARY

Thursday  – MASS and PE

Friday – ART and SPIRIT DAY!