St. John of the Cross Catholic School

© St.John of the Cross Catholic School 2014

8175 Lemon Grove Way, Lemon Grove, California 91945

www.stjohncross.org

Fourth Grade



1 12" ruler w/inches and centimeters

6 Mead composition books 100 sheets Wide Ruled

2 graph paper spiral notebooks (4 squares per inch)

2 reams white copy paper

2 reams colored copy paper

2 large erasers

2 glue sticks

2 black Expo dry erase markers

3 dozen Ticonderoga pencils (sharpened) PLEASE DO NOT PUT A NAME ON EACH PENCIL

2 black, 2 blue,  and 2 red ball point pens

2 highlighters (different colors)

1 box colored pencils 24 count

1 box crayola crayons 24 count

1 box crayola markers 10 count

1 zipped pencil pouch (small) NO PLASTIC BOXES WILL BE ALLOWED

2 two pocket folders – One Blue and One Green; preferably plastic

1 backpack (prefer no wheels)

1 pair of Fiskar  scissors 5" pointed

3 boxes kleenex tissues

3 containers of clorox wipes

1 Rosary

Student Dictionary

1 pair earbuds

Art Fee $10.00

Music Fee $5.00

CLASSROOM NOVELS

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell (ISBN 0-440-43988-4)

By the Great Horn Spoon by Sid Fleischman (ISBN 0-316-28612-5)



Summer Reading List for Incoming 4th Grade Students

Incoming 4th graders are required to read a minimum of three books during the summer.

They must read, one Newbery Honor/Medal book of their choice. The list is found here

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberyhonors/newberymedal

Many of these books are available at your local library as well as      

ebook rentals/purchases.

The students must also read two additional books. Below is a recommended list of books for students to choose from. Check your local library for additional suggestions!

***Students need to make a list of the books they read, author of the book, and a short paragraph about the book including what they thought of it. This will be turned in on the first day of school. An example is below.


















Any books from the following authors


Title of Book


Author of Book

Short Paragraph

about the Book