Mrs. Schrant


Welcome to 4B's Virtual Classroom!

                                                  
Bits & Pieces 
For Memorization:
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.  Luke 6:31
Habits of Mind:
Persisting:
  • Stick to it.
  • Complete the task.
  • Remain focused.
  • Look for ways to reach your goal when stuck.
  • Don't give up!
Growth Mindset:
It's not "I can't!"  It's "I can!"
Virtues:
Gentleness:
considerate and tender
  • Speak softly.
  • Help someone younger.
                                                  
                                                  
Mom & Pop
 
"Train up a child in the way he should go,
and when he is old, he will not depart from it."  Proverbs 22:6

We are working on several classroom skills:
  • being prepared for class
  • turning in complete homework assignments
  • shorter transition times
                                                  
                                                  
The Homework Scoop 
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Homework:
Study your spelling words.
Math Lesson 22 on pages 137-139:  Mixed Practice Problems 1-25  (or 1-30)  Your choice!
Tests this Week:
Thursday:  English
Thursday:  Religion Test 3 (homework)
Friday:  spelling
Friday:  math cumulative test
Spelling City:  
Letters Home
IXL (Math) practice available:
A.1
A.2
A.3
A.5
A.6
A.9
A.10
A.12
A.13
Corrections due: 
social studies chapter test
social studies vocabulary
Trade Grade Available:
for social studies:
learn to sing Schoolhouse Rock "Constitution Preamble"
or recite the Preamble to the Constitution
due by Sept. 30
for religion:
Unit 1 Test 
due by Friday, September 22
                                                 
                                                  
Bazinga!     
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Week of September 11 - September 15

On the ball! 
Connor, Wes, and Grace
have completed fiction & nonfiction A.R. requirements for the month!

Diego, Carson, Ian, Jesse, and John have finished the September fiction requirement!
One down, one to go!

Grade, Holden, and Sabrina have finished the nonfiction A.R. requirement!
One down, one to go!

Arianna and Sabrina have turned in flawless Mad Minutes!
Keep it up!

You spell swell!
Carson, Annie, Jenna, Kinslee, and Ian blew all 25 words out of the water!
Holden, Isaac, Matthew, Jesse, Grace, and Jaci were pert-near perfect!

"Good News" in religion!
Carson, Annie, Wes, Sabrina, Ian, John, Holden, Isaac, Cade, Brooklyn, and Grace
all did really well on the test!

What's the word, Bird?
Brooklyn, John, Rachel, Grace, Matthew, Julian, Ian, Grady, Carson, Annie, and Wes 
know all their words.
Jenna, Diego, Afton, Jaci, and Jesse did quite well, as well!

Getting better at the comprehension stories!
Wes, Kinslee, Julian, and John had perfect scores!

Arianna, Wes, Mark, Annie, Carson, Holden, Matthew, Isaac, Elizabeth, Jaci, Jesse, Rachel, John, Brooklyn, and Sabrina are off to a great start in social studies vocabulary!
Good Going!

Tough test!
Jenna, Ian, Isaac, Jesse, and Rachel are off and running in social studies!
Keep it up!

Love your cursive! 
Julian and Connor, Elizabeth and Annie have it mastered!  
I should write so well! 
                                                  
The Wishing Well
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Walmart gift cards (teacher and school supplies) 
Hobby Lobby gift cards (stickers and craft supplies) 
Amazon gift cards (nonfiction books supporting 4th grade A.R. for library)
fun beanbags
Chromebooks!
                                                   
                                                  
It's a Date!
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Sept. 19
Ahoy there, ye lily-livered blaggards!
It be Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Sept. 20
SS. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and companions, martyrs

Sept. 20
Happiest Birthday to you, Matthew!
Add another word to the sentence!

Sept. 21
Feast of St. Matthew, apostle and evangelist

Sept. 21
Jenna & Grace will cantor at Mass.

Sept. 21
Smile and say "Cheetos!"
It's Picture Day!
Be sure to brush your teeth and comb your hair.

Sept. 22
Autumnal Equinox
Now the daylight grows shorter and the darkness lengthens.

Sept. 22
Ice Cream Cone Day

Sept. 24
Punctuation Day
Some people find inspiration in cooking their families and their dogs.
Other people find inspiration in cooking, their families, and their dogs.
Punctuation has purpose!

Sept. 25
@ 5:15 p.m.
The School Advisory meets in the school library.
You're welcome to come!

Sept. 26
Johnny Appleseed Day

Sept 26.
Connor, Grady, and John will cantor at Mass today.

Sept. 27
Memorial of St. Vincent de Paul, religious founder

Sept. 27
Happiest Birthday to you, Arianna!
Add another word to the sentence!

Sept. 27
Time to test those peepers!
Be sure to bring your glasses!

Sept. 28
Carson and Ian will cantor at Mass today.

Sept. 28
An easy supper tonight!
Pick up your Red Wheel!
It's a Pizza Night!

Sept. 29
Feast of SS. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels

Sept. 30
Feast of St. Jerome, doctor of the church

Oct. 1
Happiest Birthday to you, Connor!
Add another word to the sentence!

Oct. 2
Feast of the Guardian Angels

Oct. 2
Eh?  What's that you say?
Hearing screening is today!

Oct. 3
Eh?  What's that you say?
Hearing screening continues today!

Oct. 4
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
and Pet Blessing!
@ 2:45
Bring your pooch to school.

Oct. 6
@ 8:05
Prayer service in the church.
All are welcome!

Oct. 6
Root beer & pretzels!
We're celebrating Oktoberfest today!

Oct. 7
Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Oct. 9
Now let's be cryin'!
There's no school for you,
but for me?  Yep!

Oct. 10
@ 8:00
4B has the Mass ministries today.

Oct. 12
Birthday Mass & Birthday Dinner
honoring Connor and Afton!
"Let them eat cake!"

Oct. 13
Friday the 13th for the Superstitious only!

Oct. 13
Well, well, well...
That's the end of the quarter.
How'd you do?

Oct. 15
Memorial of St. Teresa of Jesus (my patron saint!)

Oct. 16
Happiest Birthday to you, Afton!
Add another word to the sentence!

Oct. 18
Feast of St. Luke, evangelist

Oct. 23
Smile crooked?
Hair mussed?
Today's Picture Retake Day!

Oct. 23
@ 5:15
The Advisory Council meets in the library.
You're welcome to attend.

Oct. 24
4:00-7:00
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Is it liver or ice cream?

Oct. 26
Pumpkin Day
Fun Fact:
The name "pumpkin" comes from the Greek work "pepon" meaning "large melon."

Oct. 26
No school for you today!
I'm sure you be cryin'!
There are Parent-Teacher Conferences!
Is it liver or ice cream?

Oct. 27
You play,
and I'll play.
There is no school
for us today!
(You be cryin'!)

Oct. 27
Black Cat Day
Fun Fact:
It is difficult to photograph an all-black animal--
but not impossible!

October 29-November 4
Red Ribbon Week
Stay tuned for announcements.

Oct. 30
Candy Corn Day
Fun Fact:
Each kernel has three colors:
white, orange, and yellow.

Oct. 31
Magic Day
Fun Fact:
Harry Houdini's name is included in many dictionaries as a synonym for a clever getaway!
Trick & Treat!
Can you perform a magic trick?
Then we'll have some treats!

Oct. 31
All Hallows Eve 
Fun Fact:
All Saints Day is All Hallows Day!

Oct 31
Halloween!
Don't get a belly ache!
Fun Fact:
Halloween = Hallow (Holy) + e'en (evening)
Tomorrow is our Holy Day:  All Saints Day!

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