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RELIGION    We will start chapter 1 this week in our Religion Books.  We will be talking about how the Holy Spirit guides us. We will be talking about St. Paul and the Communion of Saints.
We will have Mass twice this week.  Tuesday is a Holy Day and Thursday will be our regular Mass Day.  

**Don’t forget students should wear Mass Uniform on mass days!   Mass Uniforms are  the plaid skirt or jumper
(NO PANTS) with a white shirt for the girls.  The boys uniforms are  blue pants and white shirt.   

 SPELLING –   Our words this week have short vowel sounds.  We will take our pretest on Wednesday and our final test will be Friday, if the student did not get a 100% on the Wednesday test.  The first three weeks of spelling words can be found in the link below.  Please see the link for a list of the words.

 week 1-3

READING  Our first story is “First Day Jitters.”  We will be talking about story elements such as characters, setting, and plot.  We will also look at bar graphs and compound words along with our vocabulary words that go with our story.

GRAMMAR /VOCAB. – In Grammar we will be talking about writing questions and statements.  We will talk about the mechanics of these sentences as well.    

MATH   We will be starting our math with looking at number patterns, place value, comparing numbers, ordering numbers, and how to write numbers in word form, standard form, and expanded form.  

Please work on simple math facts at home.  Right now our focus will be on addition and subtraction.  We will soon be talking about multiplication and division as well!

SCIENCE –  We are going to start the year by talking about plants and animals.  We will be looking at plants and how living things are alike.  We will also look at the needs of plants and the life cycle of a plant.

SOCIAL STUDIES –   We will focus on Science for the first few weeks.

 

DATES TO KEEP IN MIND –
Tuesday, August 15 – Feast of the Assumption – Holy Day Mass
Thursday, August 17 –
Back to School Night for LC – 5th grade.  We will start at 6pm in the PLC.

**DISCIPLINE POLICY – I am using a new system this year for behavior and discipline.  I will be explaining more this Thursday at Back to School Night.  But for now…be sure to ask your child about the “Golden Tickets” and how many they can earn each day!  There is a number circled in their assignment notebook starting today!  Be sure to look at that number!  Remember…you want to see a 5!!

**PE NOTE – We will be changing clothes for PE on Thursday and Friday each week.  Please be sure students have shorts and a shirt along with the appropriate shoes for PE.

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

Monday  –  PE 

Tuesday  –  MASS and MUSIC  

Wednesday  –    LIBRARY 

Thursday  – MASS and PE – Back to School Night – 6pm

Friday – ART and PE