Mrs. Haen

Mrs. Becky Haen

Grade 4

Email: [email protected]  

 

The mission of St. Ignatius Catholic School is to meet the demands of our students and families for a PK-12 Classical Catholic Education to form a community of Disciples of Christ.


Mrs. Becky Haen has been with the Kaukauna Catholic School System/St. Ignatius since 1992.  She is one of the few teachers who can say they have taught at every school in this system.  She received her degree from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh.  She has a BA in education and a minor in mathematics.  She has taught at several levels also, including 2nd, 3rd, 3/4 split, 4th, 5th, 6th, and Pre-Algebra.  She grew up in Hollandtown and attended St. Francis School.  She is a wife, mother and grandmother. 

Jan. 10th, 2022

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Tuesday – Central Europe test
  • Thursday – Spelling test
  • Friday – Grammar quiz
  • Friday – Plains states quiz

           

Language Arts

 

We will be reading chapters 15, 16, and 17 in “Lassie Come-Home”.   We will be working more with predicate adjectives.

Our spelling unit is working with prefixes.  The first ones are: ex-, pre-, pro-, and re-. 

 

Spelling Lesson 16

commend

*committee

*company

compete

conditions

*conquer

*conserve

consoled

contribute

*cooperate

forearm

*forecast

foresee

*forewarn

overboard

*overcome

overlooked

*overreact

*postpone

postwar

 

Review Words

exactly

reappear

exist

rearrange

 

Challenge words

vain

circulatory

ventricle

vein

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be finishing the central nervous system and starting the circulatory system.

We will be reviewing Central Europe.   Then we will be learning about the British Isles.   We will be reviewing the Plain states and their capitals.  We will be learning about Wisconsin state facts.

 

MATH

We will be working more with geometry.

 

 

Religion

We will be going to Adoration on Monday.   Our saint is Blessed Brother James Miller.  We will be learning and getting quizzed on the 10 Commandments, especially Commandments 1-3.  We polishing our play based on Joseph.  We will be learning about Moses.


 

Dec. 6th, 2020

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Thursday – Spelling test
  • Wednesday – Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • Thursday – Christmas program
  • Friday – Great Lakes quiz

 

Language Arts

 

We will be reading Chapters 7, 8 and 9 in “Lassie Come-Home”.  We will also be working more with our writing program this week.

Our spelling unit is working with prefixes.  The first ones are: un-, in- dis-, and trans-.

 

Spelling Lesson 13

discontinue

discovered

disgrace

distance

disturb

include

incomplete

increase

inexpensive

inhale

insecure

inspire

transfer

transplant

transport

uncooked

uncovered

unjust

unselfish

unusual

 

Challenge words

equivalent

elapsed

predicate

nominative

 

Review Words

choir

crowded

voyage

boundary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be starting working with energy. 

We will be working with Europe. We are almost done with Mediterranean Europe.  We will be starting to review these 4 countries.  We will also be reviewing the Great Lakes states and capitals.    

 

MATH

We will be starting time. Elapsed time can be difficult for some.  Keep practicing those facts. 

 

 

Religion

We will be going to Adoration on Monday.   We continue to work on our play based on Joseph.  We will be working on Advent also.  We will be doing Gift #2 in our classroom.

 

Nov. 22nd, 2020

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Tuesday – North Africa Test
  • Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday – no school

 

Language Arts

 

We will be reading Chapter 6 in “Lassie Come-Home”.  Then we will begin reviewing for our quiz on Chapters 1-6.  Study guide will be attached.  It is also on Google Classroom. We will also be working more with predicate nominatives and different types of verbs.  

Our spelling unit is working with is the review.  Your child has the list.  It is also on Google Classroom.

 

Spelling Lesson 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be finishing up with matter.   We will start reviewing for our test after Thanksgiving.  The study guide is attached.  It is also on Google Classroom.

We will be reviewing North Africa for our test on Tuesday.  

 

MATH

We will be working more with fractions.  We should be reviewing soon for our test after Thanksgiving.   Keep practicing those facts. 

 

 

Religion

We will be going to Adoration on Monday.   We continue to work on our play based on Joseph.  We will be starting Advent soon.  Look for an email from me regarding this.



Nov. 15th, 2020

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Monday - Grammar quiz
  • Thursday -  North Africa quiz                             
  • Thursday – Spelling test       
  • Friday – New England quiz

 

Language Arts

 

We will be reading Chapters 4, 5, and 6 in “Lassie Come-Home”.  We will also be finishing direct objects and starting predicate nominatives.  

Our spelling unit is working with the vowel ou/ow and oy/oi.

 

Spelling Lesson 11

avoid

boundary

broiled

choir

counted

courageous

crowded

enjoyable

joined

joint

loyalty

moisture

mountainous

oyster

poise

poisonous

powder

soiled

toiled

voyage

 

Challenge words

Tunisia

Algeria

Egypt

Morocco

 

 

review words

received

believe

pieces

eighty

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be learning more about matter.

We will be reviewing the United States geography, the New England capitals.   We will be reviewing North Africa.  We will be learning more about Wisconsin’s lead mining.

 

MATH

We will be starting fractions!  Keep practicing those facts. 

 

 

Religion

We will be going to Adoration on Monday.   We starting to work on our play based on Joseph.  Our saints are St. Peter and Paul. 



Nov. 8th, 2020

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Tuesday – science test
  • Tuesday - conferences
  • Thursday -  Pacific quiz                       
  • Thursday – Spelling test       
  • Friday – Grammar quiz

 

Language Arts

 

We will be reading Chapters 2 and 3 in “Lassie Come-Home”.  We will also be finishing direct objects.  Our next book report is a sandwich book report, which is based on a fictional book.

Our spelling unit is working with the vowel ei/ie and oy/oi.

 

Spelling Lesson 10

achieve

believe

brief

conceive

deceit

deceived

eighty

either

freight

grief

infield

neither

niece

pieces

received

review

shield

thief

vein

yield

 

Challenge words

Pennsylvania

Delaware

numerator

denominator

 

Review words

gnawing

lawyer

exhaust

daughter

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be testing on adaptations of organisms on Tuesday.  Our next unit will be on matter.

We will be reviewing the United States geography, the Pacific States.   We will be learning more about North Africa, especially Algeria and Morocco.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s battle for ownership between the French and English.

 

MATH

We will be starting fractions!  Keep practicing those facts. 

 

 

Religion

We will be going to Adoration on Monday.   We starting to work on our play based on Joseph.  Our saints are St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael. 





The mission of St. Ignatius Catholic School is to meet the demands of our students and families for a PK-12 classical Catholic education to form a community of Disciples for Christ.

 

 "Thinkers, leaders, and disciples"

Nov. 1st, 2020

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Monday – Saint book report due                                 *Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday - mass
  • Tuesday – math test                                 *Wednesday – Cricket in Times Square Test
  • Wednesday - Rocky Mountain quiz                                       * Thursday –  Spelling test
  • Thursday – conferences

 

Language Arts

 

We will be reviewing our book, “Cricket in Times Square”.  Our test on this book will be Wednesday.  Then we will start “Lassie Come-Home”.  We will also be finishing adjectives in Grammar and starting direct objects. Saint book reports are due Nov.1st.  We will be sharing what we learned about these saints.

Our spelling unit is working with the vowel pairs au and aw.

 

Spelling Lesson 9

*author

awfully

awkward

*caution

daughter

*drawer

exhaust

faucet

*gnawing

*hauled

*hawk

*lawyer

naughty

*pause

saucers

squawk

*strawberries

unlawful

vault

*withdraw

 

Review words

preacher

creature

wealth

speech

 

 

challenge words

entrepreneur

symbiosis

Massachusetts

Connecticut

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be working on animal adaptions.  We will be finishing it up this week.  I expect our test to be the week of Nov. 8th.

We will be reviewing the United States geography, the Rocky Mountain States.   The quiz on them will be Wednesday, Nov. 3rd.   We will be learning more about North Africa, especially Sudan, Libya, and Tunisia.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s missionaries.

 

MATH

We will be reviewing capacity.   Our test will also on Tuesday.  Then we will be working with graphs.  

 

 

Religion

We will be going to Adoration on Monday. We will be learning more about Joseph.  We will be focusing on All Saints and All Souls Day.