Monday, May 25, 2015

Homework for 5/25 to 5/29 for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

Dear Parents,
         Please make sure you have read my two former posts: Notices for Monday... and Review for Religion Exam.  ALL STUDENTS WILL BE TAKING THE ELA QUIZ TOMORROW WED. MAY 27TH. PLEASE REVIEW STUDY GUIDE ON POST  "NOTICES FOR MON. MAY 26TH." On Friday we will have the May Procession and next week THIRD  and FOURTH  will be taking the Archdiocesan Exam.  PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL PROGESS REPORTS ARE DUE BACK SIGNED!
         Please see below for this week's homework:

FOURTH GRADE
5/26  Rel - Answer the following essay questions on loose leaf:
1. Making moral choices is very important in Christian life.
   (a) Name five different steps you learned to make a good moral choice.
   (b) Describe a time when you or someone had a difficult  decision to do what is right.

2. This year you studied the lives of some saints
     (a) Name a saint and describe the life of this saint.
     (b) Explain how a fourth grader can imitate this saint in living a Christian life.

3. The eighth commandment tells us to honor the truth.
     (a) Why is it important to keep a promise? Give an example.
     (b) Describe a situation in which a promise should be broken.

5/28 Copy the following definitions in ELA notebook and STUDY:
*hijack - to illegally seize an aircraft or ship in transit and force it to go to a different destination
*memorial-a structure or statue created to remember a person who has died or a special event
*warrant-document issued by a court that gives police power to do something
*monarch-a ruler or someone in the royal family like a king or emperor
*archer-a person who shoots a bow and arrow

5/28 ELA  Do research  for a HEROIC historical figure on on  http://www.biographyonline.net/people/inspirational.html  Read carefully and then make a bulleted list of ten to twelve facts about when and where this person lived, what they did, and why he or she is considered heroic.  Write this information on loose leaf and be ready to speak about this person.  This is due on June 4th.
**Bernardo: you may choose Helen Keller or Buddha!



THIRD GRADE
5/26  Rel - Answer the following essay questions on loose leaf:
1. In the story of the Forgiving Father
    (a) How did the father feel when the younger son returned home?
    (b) How did he show his feelings?
     (c)How did the older brother feel when his brother returned?
     (d) How did the older brother show his feelings
     (e) What do you think Jesus is trying to teach us in this parable?

2. The Sacraments of Healing are important.
    (a) Name two Sacraments of Healing.
    (b) Explain why we should receive EACH of these sacraments.

3. The Good Samaritan is a parable about being a good neighbor.
    (a) Describe what happens in the story is five sentences.
    (b) Give four examples of how you can be a good Samaritan.

5/28 Copy the following definitions in ELA notebook and STUDY:
*beam -to shine on someone or something
*puny-small and weak
*fierce- cruel, savage, or violent
*flexible -able to bend easily, not stiff
*compromise-an agreement reached when both give up some their demands

5/28  ELA    You have already been assigned a chapter to read from  http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/gannett/dragon/dragon.html.  After reading the chapter, on blank paper students need to write the name of the chapter on top, create an illustration describing the events, write six sentences below the illustration summarizing the chapter, and  writing their name at the bottom of the page. Use the Somebody- Wanted- But- So- strategy to summarize the chapter  This project is due on June 4th.xt Wed. ,June 4th.

SECOND GRADE
5/26  Rel - Answer the following essay questions on loose leaf:
1. Reconciliation is the sacrament of forgiveness.
   (a) Explain what you need to know in order to examine your conscience.
   (b) Name and describe what happens in each of the four steps of Reconciliation.

2. Jesus was both human and divine.
    (a) Give two examples of how Jesus showed he was human.
    (b) Give two examples of how Jesus showed he was divine.

5/28 Copy the following definitions in ELA notebook and STUDY:
*digestive system-allows us to break down food. Includes mouth, esophogus, stomach
*respiratory system-allows us to breathe. Includes nose, trachae, and lungs
*circulatory system-allows us to pump blood throughout ou body. Includes heart and blood vessels
*nervous system -controls all activities of the body. Includes the brain and nerve cells
*skeletal system-gives structure to the body. Includes the spine and bones

 5/28 ELA     You need to research ONE of the major body systems on http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/
Be sure to click "How the Body Works"  and then on the PICTURE of the brain, muscle, stomach, bones, heart, OR lungs and finally on ARTICLE to read about the one system you want to research.  You will need to write six important facts about tt body system on looseleaf and bring in a print out picture of that system that you can explain in class. This is due Wed.,June 4th.

 
                                                                                                                                                                  

Second Grade Religion 5/25 to 5/29

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Third Grade Religion 5/25 to 5/29

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Fourth Grade Religion 5/25 to 5/29

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Second Grade ELA 5/25 to 5/29

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Third Grade ELA 5/25 to 5/29

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Fourth Grade ELA 5/25 to 5/29

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