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Welcome to Ms. Peluso’s Fourth Grade Class!

My students and their families are extremely important to me. If you have a question or need to get in touch with me I can be reached via email at lpeluso@scgstl.org or please call the school office at (718) 629-9330 and leave a message for me.

Week of January 27th – 31st, 2020

Announcements:

Happy Catholic Schools Week!

Monday: Buddy Day- students will wear read and will begin work on their crazy hats! Dress Down permitted with buddy color red.

Tuesday: Student Appreciation Day- students will enjoy treats, games , and wear your crazy hat! Students will wear full uniform

Wednesday: PJ/Flannel/Sweats Day- Students should be in two piece pajamas or they can wear sweats or the gym uniform. Faculty and administration will switch roles, and we will have a dance off at the end of the day.

Thursday: CSW mass at 10:00 AM. All are welcome. We will play school-wide “buddy bingo” at 2:00 PM.

Friday: “Souper Bowl” Students are permitted to wear any team jersey or attire for a contribution $2 or a can of soup to be donated to the church pantry. It is also Teacher Appreciation Day.

Dismissal is at 12:30 PM on Friday, 1/31/20

Upcoming quizzes and tests:

Math quiz on Thursday, 1/30- long division

Dismissal Information:

Full days- 3:00 PM; Half-days- 12:30 PM

Gym Class:

Students  have gym on Mondays and Fridays. Please make sure your child has his/her gym uniform.

**Donations of boxes of tissues as well as Lysol and Clorox wipes are gratefully accepted.**

In the classroom this week:

ELA/Reading:  We are reading the book Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco. We will explore the question of what are themes each student recognizes in the story.  We will be creating “Instagram Stories” about the Civil War, and we will also work on forming singular possessives.

4th Grade Math: We are diving into long division this week, and the students will learn various strategies to help them work through this process.

5th Grade Math: We are working on long division with two and three-digit divisors.

Science: We will move on to photosynthesis and work on a project type of our choice to show our understanding of this process. We will then finish the chapter working on animals, food chains, and food webs. 

Social Studies:  We will now begin a new unit on how the land that is now NY changed with the arrival of European explorers. We will also learn how to read latitude and longitude on a map.

Italian Grades 4 and 5: We will be learning how to express the weather this week.

Homework for Fourth Grade 1/28/20:

Reading Log Only
Tomorrow- pajama day! Two piece pajamas only or sweats. No leggings or onesies.

 

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Fifth Grade Math Homework 1/28/20:

No homework tonight- Happy Student Appreciation Day!

 

 

 

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