Mrs. Merrill’s Classes

November 19-20

  • Science 3
    • Ecosystem project research
  • Science 4
    • Controlling erosion STEM challenge
  • Religion
    • No memory work

November 12-16

  • Science 3
    • What are ecosystems?
      • Different types of ecosystems
      • Ecosystem project research
  • Science 4
    • Rapid changes to the Earth’s surface
    • Earthquake investigation
  • Religion
    • Jacob’s brothers
    • Memory Work due Friday: Galatians 3:26-27
      •  So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.

November 5-9

  • Field Trip Friday!  Please turn in permission forms!
  • Science 3
    • What are ecosystems?
      • Difference between population and community
      • Different types of ecosystems
  • Science 4
    • How are weathering and erosion alike and different?
    • How does the Earth’s surface wear away?
    • Observe a mineral wearing away
  • Religion
    • Jacob’s ladder–how does Jesus connect us to God?
    • How does God help us when we are lonely?
    • Memory Work due Thursday: Commandments 7 and 8
      • Can be found here (no meanings)

October 29- Nov. 2

  • Science 3
    • Review
    • Chapter 2 Test Friday
  • Science 4
    • Review
    • Chapter 8 Test Friday
  • Religion
    • A special “Little” guest will be visiting our classroom until Reformation on Oct 31!
    • Solas of the Reformation
    • Reformation Party on Wednesday!
    • Memory Work due Friday: John 14:6

October 23-26

  • Science 3
    • How do animals adapt to their environment to survive?
    • How are inherited and learned behaviors different?
  • Science 4
    • What is the rock cycle?
    • How are different types of rocks alike and different?
  • Religion
    • A special “Little” guest will be visiting our classroom until Reformation on Oct 31!
    • 95 Theses
    • Wartburg Castle
    • Memory Work due Friday: Ephesians 2:8-9

October 15-18

  • Science 3
    • How do animals adapt to their environment to survive?
  • Science 4
    • What is the rock cycle?
    • How are different types of rocks alike and different?
  • Religion
    • A special “Little” guest will be visiting our classroom until Reformation on Oct 31!
    • History of the Reformation and Martin Luther
    • No memory work–enjoy Fall Break!

October 8-12

  • Science 3
    • How are vertebrates and invertebrates alike and different?
    • Owl Pellet Discovery
  • Science 4
    • How are rocks classified?
    • What are minerals?
    • How are sedimentary rocks formed?
  • Religion
    • A special “Little” guest will be visiting our classroom until Reformation on Oct 31!
    • History of the Reformation and Martin Luther
    • Memory Work: 2 Timothy 3:16
      •  All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness…

October 1-5

  • Science 3
    • Quiz on Wednesday: Chapter 1, Lessons 4-5
    • How animals grouped?
  • Science 4
    • Quiz on Friday: Chapter 1, Lessons 4-5
    • Examining Owl Pellets for bones!

 

  • Religion
    • How can we obey what God has commanded of us?
    • Memory Work: Commandments 4-6, no meanings
      • Can be found here (no meanings)

September 24-28

  • Science 3
    • How do plants grow?
    • How can we learn about plants from long ago?
  • Science 4
    • How do animals adapt to their environments?
    • What causes animals to behave in a certain way?
  • Religion
    • What is prayer?
    • Memory Work: Philippians 4:6

September 17-21

  • Science 3
    • Bring back potato plant; observations due
    • How do seeds get around?
    • STEM Challenge–seed dispersal
    • How does a seed grow?
  • Science 4
    • Vertebrates vs. Invertebrates
    • Make mobiles in class to classify animals
  • Religion
    • How should we treat each other?
    • What happened when Lot and Abram fought?
    • Memory Work: Commandments 1-3
      • Can be found here (no meanings)

September 10-14

  • Science 3
    • Quiz Review
    • Quiz on Chapter 1, Lessons 1-3 on Friday
  • Science 4
    • Quiz Review
    • Quiz on Chapter 1, Lessons 1-3 on Friday
  • Religion
    • What are blessings?
    • How was the whole world blessed through Abraham?
    • Memory work due Friday: Genesis 12:3

September 4-7

  • Science 3
    • How are plants grouped?
    • How are plants pollinated?
    • Keep making observations on potato plants
  • Science 4
    • How are organisms classified?
  • Religion
    • Why is pride harmful?
    • Memory work quiz Friday: Psalm 25:8-9

August 27-31 Notes

  • Science 3
    • How do plants survive, grow, and reproduce?
    • Potato Plant Project
      • Make observations and predictions on worksheet at home for 3 weeks
  • Science 4
    • What are the building blocks of life?
      • Make a model of a cell in class
  • Religion
    • What are the consequences of sin?
    • Memory work quiz Friday: Romans 6:23

August 20-24 Notes

  • Science 3 and 4
    • Science Process Skills
    • Scientific Methodboy with magnify
    • Engineering Design Process
    • 4th Grade: Quiz Friday! (Study Guide went home Thursday)
  • Religion
    • Creation
    • No memory work

August 15-17 Notes

  • Please bring a NIV (New International Version) Bible to class this week!
  • Students also need a binder with a clear plastic sleeve on the cover for science.