February 11, – February 15, 2019              

From the desk of Ms. Costanzo:  

– Grades 4 through 8 will be making a Baking Basket and an Arts & Crafts Basket as our contributions to the Spring Gala.  If you would like to donate, it will be greatly appreciated.  It can be anything related to either theme.  Thank you.     😊.                                               – If you have time on Thursday mornings or know of anyone looking for a great school for their children, stop by and tour the building.  You will see the extraordinary things the children are doing.  
Please send in nonperishable foods for Chapel. We are collecting breakfast foods this month but, you may send in any items you wish.  Anything will be appreciated.  Thank you and God Bless.  
Assembly has been moved to Thursdays.  Our next Assembly will take place on Thursday, 2/14 @ 1:30 in the Church. Hope you can attend. Your children get to shine during that time and present their accomplishments.  
Students may bring in snacks to share for Valentines Day.
– Jeans’ Day, Friday 2/15
The week of February 18-22, school will be closed for Winter recess, also known as Energy Conservation week.  Enjoy your week off.  

-Stay informed by viewing my weekly Blog and Homework assignments on our website.  astorialutheranschool.com  

          Ms. Costanzo                        Lessons for -2/11,-2/15 2019                       Week 23


** Students are expected to be on time for class. Our first period begins at 8:30.

*** Students may wear Gym clothes and sneakers on gym and yoga days only, (Mondays and Wednesdays)  They must be in full uniform all other days.  

**** Music classes and choir classes are on Wednesdays, please remind your child to bring their recorder and song book to school.                            

8:20-8:30                                                                                                                                                                     4thgrade Homeroom–  Attendance, Pledge and Devotions.

Vocabulary -Vocabulary, Unit- 10, complete wk book pgs. Vocabulary Test, Thursday    

4th-  Math- NBT.6. –  (8:30-9:10)

Monday- Test review, wk sheet pgs, 87-88,  

HW- wk sheet pg. 187, (Text)

Tuesday- Test, Finding Quotients NBT6

HW-  Correct Test if needed

Wednesday- Symmetrical and Congruent figures, making Valentine wreaths and Snowflakes  

HW-  Text pg. 191, (only)

Thursday-  OA.4. – Define new words, do pg. 192, use definitions

HW- Do pg. 192, use definitions Find the factors of 9, 12, 16, and 21

Friday- Go over HW, Text pgs. 194-195,


6 Math– RP.3.-  (9:10-9:50)

Monday- Creating Ratio tables and graphing on coordinate grinds, notes and examples -pg. 178-180

HW- wk book pgs. 77-78

Tuesday- Go over HW, do pgs. 181-185, Due Thursday    

HW- pgs. 181-185

Wednesday- Wk on pgs. 181-185

HW-  Complete pgs. 181-185

Thursday-  Use glossary, do pg. 186, top together , Hand in with 181-185

HW- Read and try pg. 187, Finding Percents

Friday- Go over HW, do pg. 188 together, Do pg. 189, go over, do 189

7- Science-   (9:50-10:30)

Monday- Read pg. 125, do 126 (1-) answers only Hand in

HW- none

Tuesday- Chapter 5- The Respiratory system pgs. 130-138, Read and discuss.  What are some things that affect respiratory system?

HW- What is the function of the respiratory system?

Thursday- Chapter 5-1, complete reading. Class discussion

HW- Reread and review pgs. 130-138  

Friday-  On l/l, questions (1-4) pg. 138 – Hand in  

8- Science – (10:30-11:10)

Monday- On l/l, answer questions 1-2, pg. 665

HW- none

Tuesday- Define key terms, pg. 666 1) force, 2) gravity, law of universal gravitation, 3) mass, 4) weight,   5) inertia, 6) Newtons first law of motion and go over  

HW-  Review key terms    

Thursday- Review for Assembly Antarctica- The Frozen Continent Unbearable conditions, pgs. 656-657.  Would you want to explore Antarctica?  What would you want to explore if you did?

HW- Complete reading pgs. 660-665, vocabulary Quiz tomorrow

Friday- Pgs. 666-669, Gravity and the Moon

4- Religion –  (11:10-11:50)

Monday- Complete and present Posters

Tuesday- Word of the week and memory verse- Bible reading, Luke    

HW-  Chapel tomorrow

Wednesday-  Chapel @ 8:40 – All are Welcome

Thursday- Wk book pgs.

Friday- Continue yesterdays assignment.    


                                    Recess/Lunch–  (11:50-12:30)  


PBL – (12:30-1:45) – GRADES 4-8 – PBL –  Why they became President of the United States of America. –           I)  Choose 2 presidents from any era and research their lives, why they ran for president; their political party; how long were they in office? 1 term, 2 terms or more; their accomplishments while president; before becoming president and after; their campaign slogans; speeches; news articles; Where are they now or how did they die?  What do people say about them? –  II) Compare and Contrast-   How are the 2 alike, how are different?  Which candidate would you vote for if they were your choices and why?       III) Reflection- Did you enjoy this assignment?  What have you learned that you didnt know already?  What else would you like to find out?  Duration :  (Ongoing, this is the first part- 2 weeks) – Choose which of your two presidents you would vote for. – Compare and contrast, look up past debates and news reports/articles.  

5/6 – Science (1:45-2:25)

Monday- Present Research articles on Storms that changed history,  

HW-  Review pgs. 83-91

Thursday- Assembly

HW-  none      

Friday- On l/l, answer questions pg. 91, (1-4) Hand in