March 11, – March 15, 2019              

From the desk of Ms. Costanzo:  

Make-up day for Gaming club will be on Monday. April 1. Thank you
Lenten Dinner, Wednesday, 3/13.
2nd Trimester Reports will be sent home on Wednesday, 3/20. Please review, sign and return with your child by Friday, 3/22. I will send a copy home in your childs folder.  
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.  

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

things we did last week. 😊

          Ms. Costanzo                        Lessons for -3/11,-3/15 2019                       Week 26


** 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- 11, Review definitions, Test, Thursday  3/7  

4th-  Math- OA.4. –  (8:30-9:10)

Monday- Understanding Factors and Multiples, pgs. go over pg. 212- do 213

HW- wk sheet pgs. 105-106, due Wednesday,

Quiz Thursday on Factors/Multiples and prime/composite numbers.

Tuesday- Do pg 214, complete 213 if needed. Hand in

HW-  Complete pgs. 105-106, Quiz Thursday

Wednesday- Review for Quiz- board work (students can make the questions)

HW-  Review sheet, pg. 219 (1-12) Quiz tomorrowon Factors/Multiples and prime/composite numbers.

Thursday-  Quiz

HW- Correct quiz if needed

Friday- Read pg. 215, define 1) pattern, and 2) term in N/B- Do pgs. 215-216 together, if time go on to pg. 217


6 Math– RP.3.c.-  (9:10-9:50)

Monday- Find the whole from a percent, 209-211

HW- Wk book , (skinny) pgs. complete 101-102 , review lesson, Test Thursday on fractions/decimals/percents and finding percents.  

Tuesday- Collect HW- Writing equations to find the whole of a percent, pgs. 211-212, notes and examples

HW- Wk book, (skinny) pgs. 103-104, Test Thursday

Wednesday- HW questions, Test Review, pgs. 213-214  

HW-  Review lesson and CW for Test tomorrow Fractions/ Decimals/Percents and Finding percents

Thursday-  Test RP.3.c.  

HW- none Test today

Friday- Do pg. 217, use glossary and do pg. 218 (do not hand in)

7- Science-   (9:50-10:30)

Monday- Chapter 6, Fighting Disease, pgs. 154-185. Infectious diseases, 6-1, pgs. 154-160 read and discuss.  

HW- Review pgs. 154-160, Write 3 questions you want to answer about what you have read.

Tuesday- Research:  Type research paper and hand in

HW- 3 questions due tomorrow

Thursday- Discuss questions, find answers

HW- none  

Friday-  On l/l, answer questions (1-4) pg. 160- Hand in  

8- Science – (10:30-11:10)

Monday- Solar system paintings/drawings/diagrams  

HW- Review the planets in order.  

Tuesday- Write planets in order from the closest to the Sun / Notes on the planets, Researching each planet. Using Apps, SkyView

HW-  Write about Write about 2 things you have learned in class.  Write 2 questions you have about what you have learned.  

Thursday- Go over HW, What is our Sun?   Explore Mercury Describe the planet and give its temperatures, revolution and rotation.

HW- Find news at NASA, look up whats happening in space exploration. Due Monday

Friday- All about Venus.  Research Venus. Describe the planet and give its temperatures, revolution and rotation. Find facts. (Use computers and texts, pgs. 700-737)

4- Religion –  (11:10-11:50)

Monday- Create a Lenten banner, (Symbols of Christ)    

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

HW-  Chapel tomorrow

Wednesday-  Chapel @ 8:40 – All are Welcome

Thursday- Bible reading and wk book pgs.

Friday-  wk book pgs.        


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


PBL – (12:30-1:45) – GRADES 4-8 – PBL – Feb and March-  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.  Interviews and lunch with other presidents, –  Presentations  (Last week)

5/6 – Science (1:45-2:25)

Monday- Hurricane pamphlets,  Make a pamphlet telling people about Hurricanes and how dangerous they can be.  Look up information that supports your data.  use illustrations and text.  Cover all sides.Work on and complete pamphlet Due tomorrow

HW-  Pamphlet due Thursday

Thursday- Present pamphlets

HW-  none      

Friday- Floods, pgs. 95-98, read aloud and discuss.  Answer in N/B, What causes floods?  How are floods dangerous?  What should you do to be safe during a flood?