BAPTISM PHOTOS: We will be talking about baptisms this week. If your child has been baptized, please send a picture to school or email it to me. I’d like to give the students a chance to share their photos.

SPELLING TESTS: The students did a great job with their first spelling test! This week’s words are: to, do, the, my, come, go, one, what, this, you.

INTENT TO RETURN: Please have them turned in by March 30th.

JUMP ROPE FOR HEART: In preparation for our Jump Rope for Heart event (Thursday, March 29), the students brought home a sponsorship form. Once completed, they can send it to school.

FRIDAY (3/22):



MATH: Review or complete the math sheet your child is bringing home daily.

PHONICS: Complete phonics worksheets your child is bringing home.

READING: Please read with your child for 10 minutes or let your child read to you. Don’t forget to mark your March reading calendars.

This week students are learning:


Understand they became a child of God through baptism

Understand that God loves and cares for everyone

Learn to take care of God’s natural gifts

Discuss Sunday’s gospel



Identify relationship between larger and smaller numbers

Solve problem by drawing and looking for a pattern

Language Arts:

Phonological awareness: medial

High frequency word: review

Phonics: Ww, Xx

Comprehension: beginning, middle, end

Writing: story response

Social Studies:

Unit review



Student work in the classroom: 

St. Patrick’s Day activity – The students wrote directions on how to catch a leprechaun. They also decorated a shamrock with pieces of tissue paper.


For Dr. Seuss’s birthday – The students painted their hands to create Thing 1 and Thing 2 from The Cat in the Hat. They also wrote a book report on their favorite Dr. Seuss book.

David’s Drawing – We read the book David’s Drawing by Cathryn Falwell. David’s classmates work together to create a beautiful picture. The students worked in groups to create their own beautiful pictures.

Snowmen at Night – We read Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner. It’s a story about what snowmen do at night. The students drew their favorite part from the book and wrote a command to the snowmen.

Where the Wild Things Are: Our most recent art class was based on the book Where the Wild Things Are.

  Lent – The students wrote what their Lenten promise is.   

St. Patrick’s Day – We had a buddy activity last Thursday with the 5th grade class. We made a leprechaun under a rainbow.