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 Catholic classical 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. 

 

Apr. 11th-Apr. 18th, 2022

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Wednesday – early dismissal
  • Thursday, Friday and Monday – Easter break
  • Wednesday (4/20) – book reports due
  • Thursday – Spelling test
  • Friday –Great Lakes test
  • Friday – Grammar test

               

Language Arts

 

We will be reading chapters 10 and 11 in “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”.  We will be learning about pronouns in our Grammar class.  

Our spelling unit is working on suffixes.

 

Spelling Lesson 29

-allowance

*attendance

*captive

*confidence

*direction

-election

*equality

humanity

-humidity

imitation

*importance

*independence

*massive

objection

*opinion

originality

-population

-protection

selective

*vacation

 

Review Words

excitement

equipment

likelihood

satisfied

 

Challenge Words

transpiration

precipitation

tributaries

veiling

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be starting our unit on water.  The first part talks about fresh water.

We will be learning more about Eastern European countries.   We will be testing on the Great Lake states and their capitals.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s history with WWII.

 

MATH

We will be starting to learn about angles and protractors.

 

 

Religion

We will be learning more about King David and the psalms.

 

Mar. 14th, 2022

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Tuesday – LWW quiz on ch. 1-4
  • Tuesday – Scandinavia quiz
  • Thursday – Spelling test
  • Friday – Rocky Mountain states quiz
  • Friday – Sugar Bush

                           

               

Language Arts

 

We will be preparing for the quiz on chapters 1-4 in “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”.    We will be working with our writing program. In Grammar, we will be learning more about compound elements.

Our spelling unit is working on suffixes.

 

Spelling Lesson 25

*busiest

cartoonist

*counselor

-director

*drearier

-emperor

greater

*hungrier

*inspector

interpreter

*louder

novelist

*prisoner

scariest

*scientist

*slightest

-sweeper

-tourist

*vocalist

-warrior

 

Review words

beautiful

religion

magazine

impression

Challenge words

Reykjavik

Copenhagen

Stockholm

Helsinki

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be starting our health part of the science unit.  There will not be a test on this unit.

We will be reviewing the Scandinavian countries.   We will be reviewing the Rocky Mountain states and their capitals.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s sugar bushing.

 

MATH

We will be working with mixed numbers and improper fractions

 

 

Religion

Our saint is St. Patrick.  We will be reviewing for our test.  We will also be working on Lenten projects.

Mar. 7th, 2022

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Tuesday – science test
  • Wednesday - reconciliation
  • Thursday – Spelling test
  • Friday – Plain states quiz
  • Friday - stations

                           

               

Language Arts

 

We will be starting “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”.   We will be reading chapter 4 and preparing for the quiz on chapters 1-4.  We will be working with our writing program. In Grammar, we will be starting compound elements.

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

 

Spelling Lesson 24- review

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be finishing the muscular and digestive systems.  Our test might be on Tuesday.  Then, we will be doing the urinary system. 

We will be reviewing the Scandinavian countries.   We will be reviewing the Plain states and their capitals.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s 20th century achievements.

 

MATH

We will be working with adding and subtracting fractions.  Then, we will be starting mixed numbers

 

 

Religion

Our saint is St. Frances of Rome.  We will be learning about King Saul.  We will also be working on the stations. 

Feb. 28th, 2022

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Monday – math test
  • Thursday – server training
  • Thursday – Spelling test
  • Friday – Southern quiz
  • Friday – Science test??

               

Language Arts

 

We will be starting “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”.   We will be reading chapters 1 and 2. We will be reviewing and quizzing on prepositional phrases in Grammar.  Then, we will be working with our writing program.

Our spelling unit is working with syllables.

 

Spelling Lesson 23

*animal

artistic

*athletic

*beautiful

*chocolate

*citizen

*electric

-history

*horrible

impression

magazine

*opposite

-popular

-religion

-remember

*serious

stadium

-unlikely

vehicle

*yesterday

 

Review words

answer

major

silence

mission

Challenge words

intestines

esophagus

almsgiving

patience

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be finishing the muscular and digestive systems.  Our test might be on Friday. 

We will be learning about the Scandinavian countries.   We will be reviewing the Southern states and their capitals.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s constitution and statehood.

 

MATH

We will be testing on multiplication and division.  Then, we will be returning to fractions.

Feb. 21st, 2022

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Monday – no school
  • Wednesday – Lassie test
  • Thursday – Spelling test
  • Friday – Southwestern quiz

               

Language Arts

 

We will be watching “Lassie Come-Home”.   We will be preparing for the final test.  We will be working with prepositional phrases in Grammar.  

Our spelling unit is working with syllables.

 

Spelling Lesson 22

answers

closet

cover

divide

dozen

fingerprints

grandparents

helmet

major

mission

modern

plastic

posture

reduce

rubble

silence

splendid

success

unit

watermelon

 

Challenge

Arkansas

Tennessee

voluntary

Louisiana

 

Review

symbol

suggest

signal

mental

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be starting the muscular and digestive systems.

We will be learning about the Scandinavian countries.   We will be reviewing the Southwestern states and their capitals.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s dairy industry.

 

MATH

We will be working multiplication and division. 

 

 

Religion

Our saint is Blessed Francisco and Jacinta Marto.  We will be learning about the prophet Samuel.  This leads into our lessons on the Kings. 

 

Feb. 14th, 2022

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Monday – Math test *Monday – Valentine’s Day
  • Tuesday - Literature quiz ch. 19-22 * Tuesday - conferences
  • Thursday – Spelling test *Thursday – Science test
  • Thursday - Europe test                                                          *Friday – Great Lakes quiz                                     

               

Language Arts

 

We will be reviewing for our quiz on Ch. 18-22 in “Lassie Come-Home”.   We will be preparing for the final test on the book and watching the movie.  We will be finishing up with possessive nouns in Grammar.  

Our spelling unit is working with apostrophes.

 

Spelling Lesson 21

cassette

challenge

collect

command

expert

forbid

fossil

manners

mental

normal

partner

perform

problem

rescue

scanner

shallow

signal

suggest

support

symbol

 

challenge words

Minnesota

Pennsylvania

Illinois

quotient

 

review words

college’s

America’s

governor’s

Kansas’

 

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be reviewing the respiratory and skeletal systems.  Our test will be on Thursday.

We will be reviewing Europe.   We will be reviewing the Great Lakes states and their capitals.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s dairy industry.

 

MATH

We will be starting multiplication and division. 

 

 

Religion

Our saint is Saints Faustinus and Jovita.  We will be learning about Samson and Ruth

Jan. 31st, 2022

Grade 4, Room 11

 

Special Points of Interest:

  • Sunday – Kick-off mass and Open house *Monday – white (1:00 pep rally)                                              
  • Monday – book report due *Tuesday – 12:00 p.m. Joseph play
  • Tuesday – twin/group (1:30 outdoor games) *Wednesday – hero (Skate City A.M.)
  • Wednesday – 1-7 Commandment quiz *Thursday – Dress for Success (1:50 Religion Bee)
  • Thursday – Spelling test *Thursday – British Isles test
  • Friday – New England states quiz *Friday- $1 comfy clothes (movie)

           

Language Arts

 

We will be reading chapters 21 and 22 in “Lassie Come-Home”.   We might be finishing the book this week.  We will be working on possessive nouns in Grammar.

Our spelling unit is compound words.

 

Spelling Lesson 19

blue-green

cornbread

*countdown

*fingernail

*forty-six

grapefruit

*haircut

*hallway

jellyfish

kneecap

pancakes

*paperback

*rainbows

*self-control

shipwreck

shoelaces

*snowdrift

spellbound

*sunshine

underwater

 

Review Words

bicycles

bisect

substitute

biceps

 

Challenge Words

alveoli

diaphragm

epiglottis

trachea

 

 

 

 

Science and Geography

 

 

We will be starting the skeletal system.  

We will be reviewing the British Isles.   We will be reviewing the New England states and their capitals.  We will be learning about Wisconsin’s agriculture.

 

MATH

We will be working on factors and multiples. 

 

 

Religion

Our saint is St. Blaise.  We will be learning and getting quizzed on the 10 Commandments, especially Commandments 1-7.  We are going to be having our play this week.