In Religion this week, we learned about Jacob and Esau. Next week, students will be focused on learning about Joseph and his brothers. Students will have their next memory verse quiz on Friday, October 31.
“We know that this is indeed the Savior of the world.” (John 4:42)
We discussed vertebrate animals in science this week. Students learned about cartilaginous fish, jawless fish, bony fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. Next week, students will be focused on learning about organ systems in animals.
In Social Studies this week, students continued their investigation of regions in the United States. Students learned about cultural, economic, and physical regions. Next week, students will learn how these regional differences impact the world around them.
In Math this week, the fourth graders began their investigation of geometry by reviewing lines, line segments, rays, and angles. Next week, we will continue our review of geometry before moving on to multiplication.
The fifth grade mathematicians were focused on reviewing multiplication and division this week. Please make sure that your fifth grader continues to practice their multiplication facts up to 12 x 12. Next week, fifth graders will continue their review of multiplication and division.
In Language Arts this week, fourth graders were focused on identifying the cause and effect of a problem in a story. Next week, they will review narrative elements of a story. Fifth graders practiced drawing conclusions as they read this week. Next week, they will practice summarizing and paraphrasing as they read. Please encourage your child to read at home in order to practice these comprehension strategies and to work towards their AR goal for the trimester.
The next Spelling test will be on Friday, October 31. In order to practice, you might encourage your child to teach you how to play Sparkle.
4th Grade Spelling Words
5th Grade Spelling Words
Scholastic Book Orders
November book orders are due Friday, November 14. Our classroom online order code is NB66T. Ordering online benefits our class and provides opportunities to expand our classroom library.
PTL Kleinhenn Fundraiser
The Kleinhenn fundraiser concludes on Monday, November 3. All orders with payment must be turned in by that date. Checks may be made out to: St. Peter PTL. Please contact Amanda Ingleright at email@example.com or (989)224-0480.
The PTL will be hosting a community leaf raking event. This will be held on Sunday, November 2. More details to come.
There will be a PTL meeting on Tuesday, November 4 at 6:30 in the church library. All parents are welcome to attend!
Picture retakes will be on Tuesday, November 4 from 9:00-9:30. An order form will be sent home early next week.
The PTL will be hosting a weather permitting fall get together on Saturday, October 25. There will be pumpkin decorating beginning at 5:30 p.m. A potluck will follow around 6:00 p.m. Hot dogs will be provided, but please bring a dish to pass. If weather permits, there will be a family scavenger hunt, hayrides, and a bonfire with entertainment following the potluck. A sign-up genius has been sent to all school families and boards are posted in the school entrance to sign up for needed items. If you have any questions, please contact Katherine VanVleet at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517)281-0605.
Children Singing at Sunday Service
This Sunday, October 26, the students are invited to sing at the 10:30 service. If your child is participating, please have them meet me in our classroom by 10:15. We will walk over and sit together during the service. After the service, we will return to the school and you may meet your child in our classroom.
Our class will have a Halloween Celebration from 2:00-3:30 on Friday, October 31. Students are permitted to wear school appropriate Halloween costumes. Please make sure that your child is able to change into and out of their costume by themselves. The students will also parade through the school in their costumes at 2:30. In our classroom, we will have refreshments and participate in a few fun and festive Halloween games. Please contact me if you are interested in donating anything for our class celebration.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.
God’s blessings for a great week!