to Ms. Golez’s Fourth Grade Class Page for school year 2019-2020!
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P.E.: Mondays 12:15- 1:15 P.M.
Spanish: Wednesdays 12:30- 1:15 P.M.
Band: Wednesdays After-School
Daily Lunch/Recess: 11:15- 12:15 P.M.
Monday, 3/2: Math and Science projects due (from Winter Break)
Schedule NY State Tests: Please, do not be absent on these dates.
ELA Written only- March 25-27
Math Written only- April 21-23
Science Performance- May 18
Science Written- June 1
Copy this link to your browser to view/practice on last year’s state tests. Reviews will also be held in the classroom inc. for Science.
Morning Snack: Please, try to send healthy snack and a filled water bottle. Soda is not allowed.
Lunch: The new hot lunch program is on its second cycle; no more fast food deliveries allowed.
Allergies: A student is allergic to both the smell and taste of peanuts. Please, do not send whole peanuts or any peanut-flavored snack. If your child has been newly-diagnosed with any allergies, please, submit his/her medical records as soon as possible.
Homework: Parents or guardians should sign the homework planners for every school day that there is homework which is consistently Monday through Thursday. Assessments (tests; quizzes) and finished projects should be signed too.
Cursive Writing: Cursive writing will be consistently used beginning the second trimester. The first trimester will be allowable adjustment. Pencils will be used daily. Pens will be used for essays.
Important Dates: Please, check daily.
March 2020: Liberty Science Center Planetarium (tentative)
Tuesday, 3/2: Math Fractions packet and Science “Animal Special Senses”
Tuesday, 3/10: Math Test Chapters 6 and 7 Fractions
Monday, 3/9: SS Test The American Revolution
Friday, 3/6: Religion Quiz Lent
Tuesday, 3/3: SS Quiz The European Explorers and The Road to the Revolution
Friday, 2/28: Science Test, “Plants and Animals”
Wednesday, 2/12: Spelling and Vocab. quiz, “How Night came from the Sea”
Wednesday,2/5: Math Quiz, “Chapter 5”
Tuesday, 1/28: Spelling quiz Homophones and Test, “Adelina’s Whales”
Tuesday, 1/21: Math Test Chapter 4 Division
Tuesday, 1/14: Religion Test Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Mary’s 3 feasts during the Christmas season
Thursday, 1/9: Spelling and Vocabulary Quiz “The Man Who Named the Clouds”
Please, note that the assessment dates are subject to change but within the time range rules (latest, 1 week before for tests and latest, 3 days before for quizzes).
ELA Selections may be read here:
Unit 3: Patterns in Nature
Paul Bunyan (Week of Feb. 24)
Spelling and Vocabulary Lists:
Review: Prefixes: dis-, de-, non-, un- Suffixes: -ful, -al, -ist, -or, -er, -ing (present tense) and -ed (past tense), -able, -less ; Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, Verbs (NPAV), MORE ON NOUNS: Common and Proper Nouns, Singular and Plural ( also, Irregular Plural) Nouns, MORE ON VERBS: Main and Helping Verbs, Action and Linking Verbs.
Reading Comprehension Skills:
Elements of Fiction: Genre, Author’s Purpose, Setting (Time and Place) Characters, Sequence of Events, Main Idea and Theme; Fact or Opinion, Cause and Effect, Simile and Metaphor, RACES strategy.
Unit 4: Division Tables. Division without Remainders, Division with Remainders, Division Word Problems. Unit 5: Factors and Multiples; Prime and Composite Numbers, Patterns Unit 6: Equivalent Fractions, Proper and Improper Fractions, Mixed Numbers, Adding, Subtracting and Multiplying Fractions, Perimeter and Area.
Important Documents to Download:
Test Corrections Form – Please, keep in mind these are only allowed for tests, not quizzes. All explanations should be thorough and show an understanding of the question/content. As stated therein, forms will be accepted only WITHIN 3 days after the checked test papers were handed out. For example, if the test papers were handed out on Monday, the forms will be accepted only until Wednesday. Thank you.