Grade 4 Announcements


Virtue of the Month: Respect

Saint of the Month: St. Jeanne Jugan, St. Damien of Molokai, St. John Paull II

Upcoming Events!!

March 1: 6th Grade Greek Fair; Sock Hop

March 6: Ash Wednesday; School Mass

March 7: No School Mass

March 8: Early Release (11:30); End of 2nd Trimester

March 9: Confirmation (9:00 AM)

March 11: No School for Students (Teacher PD Day)

March 14: School Mass (Dad Mass for K students)

March 15: FACTS Deadline

March 20: PTO Meeting

March 21: Early Release (11:30)

March 28: School Mass

Grade 4A (Mrs. Thelen)

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*Upcoming Assessments*

Religion - Chapter 12 Test on Thursday 3/21

Math - Chapter 8 Test on Friday 3/22 




Math (4A and 4B) - No math packet this week. Practice IXL for test review: P.1-P.23

Please see "Additional Resources" below for extra math practice on IXL! 


Language Arts (4A only) - We are continuing our work on descriptive writing. 

Please see "Additional Resources" below for extra practice on IXL and the Voyages website! 


Science (4A and 4B) -  We are beginning our study of Plants! 


4A Spelling (Words Their Way): Students will receive new words on Monday 3/18, and the next Spelling Test is Friday 3/29.   

  • Students receive words every two weeks: 1 set cut for school and another set for home (by request) 
  • Students should practice the spelling of the words at home out loud and on paper. They will practice spelling the words during morning work and in reading groups. They will have various assignments such as sorting, sentence and story writing, and practicing the spelling of the words in cursive. These are grades. 
  • Please keep the cut spelling words in your accordion file in your spelling envelope! 





*Additional Resources*

To Join Quizlet: Click HERE and sign up! In the search window, type "Thelen4th" and click users on the right. Click "join class" on the left hand side and type in "Thelen4th" again. You will see our class folder. (Be sure it says St. Bernadette School in Springfield VA)


Vocabulary: Click here for extra practice!

Voyages (Language Arts): Click here for practice games!

Christ Our Life (Religion): Click here for chapter study guides and games!


IXL is available for Math and Language Arts HERE (completing highlighted topics is encouraged!)

Math: Fractions P.1-P.23

Language Arts (scroll down to Grammar and Mechanics): Verb Types FF.1-FF.5, Subject-Verb Agreement GG.1-GG.4, Verb Tense HH.1-HH.17


Our Specials are:

Monday: P.E (8:20am)

Tuesday: Library and Computer (8:15am/12:10pm)

Wednesday P.E and Music (9:15am/12:10pm)

Thursday: Mass, Spanish, Art and Fellowship (8:55am/9:40am/1:50pm/2:30pm)

Friday: Spanish (9:10am)


Grade 4B (Mrs. Sawyer)

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All tests and quizzes must be signed within two days of return!

IXL! (Logon information in student agendas!)

Scholastic Ordering Code: HMBXZ

  •  Orders due March 31! (See email from Mrs. Sawyer)



Homework, Quizzes, & Projects:


*Vocabulary-Unit 12 Test, 4/5

**Vocabulary Curriculum Practice

*Reading (4A & 4B)-

Weekly Reading Homework:

  • Weekly Reading Homework is due every FRIDAY to Mrs. Sawyer! 
  • Weekly Reading Packet Instructions
  • Reading homework for this week: Non-fiction packet (DON'T FORGET #6 ON A SEPARATE PIECE OF PAPER!)

Monthly Book Reports: 

*Language Arts--Quiz #1 (4.1-4.6), 4/2

**IXL: Grade 4 Language Arts

Work on: JJ Section (No Adverbs)

**Voyages Curriculum Practice Games

*Spelling-Test #12, Friday, 3/29

Words Their Way Overview:

  • Students receive words every two weeks
  • Students are assessed every two weeks (on Friday of the second week)
  • Students have a school list (STAYS AT SCHOOL) and home list 
  • Students will complete activities in class to practice words
  • Students should practice sorting words into headers at home, as well as practice the spelling of the words

*Social Studies (4A & 4B)-Colonial Life Test (Lessons 1-5), 4/3

**Online Practice (Currently on VS.4)

*Math (4A & 4B)-See Mrs. Thelen's Page

*Science (4A & 4B)-See Mrs. Thelen's Page


Weekly Curriculum:

Reading-Reading Centers (Types of Genres, Graphic Organizers, Analogies)

Language Arts-Adjectives (4.4-4.6) 

Social Studies-Colonial America

Religion-Chapter 12 (Third Commandment)


Our Specials Are:

Monday: Art (8:15-8:55) & Beginner Band

Tuesday:  Music (12:05-12:45)

Wednesday: Spanish (9:10-9:55) & Technology (12:05-12:45)

Thursday: Mass, Spanish (8:15-8:50), PE (9:45-10:15), & Fellowship 

**PE uniforms may be worn to Mass 

Friday: PE (9:15-9:45) & Beginner Band


Grade 4 Spanish (Mrs. Parks)



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Welcome Bienvenidos a Espanol!!


4A & 4B  Unit 5 Test March 21st.

BOTH 4A & 4B If you are one of the many that did not complete WB pages 63 & or 64 from LAST WEEK....

Please do so. Will be checked again next class period.