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to Ms. Golez’s Fourth Grade Class Page for school year 2019-2020!

Teacher: Ms. Angela L. Golez

Contact email: agolez@olcacademy.net

 Special Subjects: 

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.

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Schedule for Catholic Schools Week:

1/27: 9-11 AM Walk-in and Observe 4-1 during instruction/work!

1/27: Volunteer to teach for 30 minutes! Slot left: 2-230

1/28: Math Bee Grades 3-5 930 AM Parents invited

1/29: Spelling Bee Grades 3-5 930 AM Parents invited

1/30 Multi-Cultural Day with Show songs and dances time TBA; Read a poem or story to 4-1 time TBA

1/31: Student Appreciation Day; free dress down

Homeroom Reminders:

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.


Field Trips: 

Feb. 12, 2020: Liberty Science Center Planetarium (tentative)


Due Tuesday, 1/21/20: ELA/Science “Clouds Chart”


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”

Thursday, 12/19: Science Quiz, “Electricity”

Friday, 12/13: Spelling Quiz, “Horse Heroes”

Thursday, 12/12: SS Test Eastern Woodland Tribes

Thursday, 12/12: Math Quiz Chapter 4 Division without Remainders

Tuesday, 12/3: ELA Test Coyote School News inc. Spanish Vocab. and Irregular Plurals

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

How Night Came from the Sea

Adleina’s Whales

Spelling and Vocabulary Lists:

Spelling and Vocab. Lists 9

Grammar Skills:

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), Common and Proper Nouns, Singular and Plural ( also, Irregular Plural) Nouns

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, RACES strategy

Math Skills:

Unit 4: Division Tables. Division without Remainders, Division with Remainders, Division Word Problems. Unit 5: Equivalent Fractions, Proper and Improper Fractions, Mixed Numbers, Adding, Subtracting and Multiplying Fractions, Perimeter and Area

Important Documents to Download:

4th Grade VocabularyTic TacToe

4th Grade Spelling Menu

Test Corrections FormPlease, 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.




4-1 Week of 1/13/20- 1/16/20

Posted on January 13, 2020

Thursday, 1/16:

  1. Math- Division Test (Chapter 4) postponed to Tuesday, 1/21.

Wednesday, 1/15:

  1. ELA– Simile and Metaphor worksheet
  2. Math- Chapter Test Review pages 275- 276

Tuesday, 1/14:

  1. ELA– Spelling Menu Homophones. Choose 1 from EVALUATE. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Chapter Test Review pages 273- 274
  3. SS- Summarize: How did the Europeans use the environment compared to the Native Americans? SS ntbk.
  4. Homeroom– Dance letter

Monday, 1/13:

  1. ELA– Vocabulary Tic Tac Toe “Adelina’s Whales”. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Chapter Test Review pages 271-272
  3. Religion– Test about the Christmas season tomorrow

4-1 Week of 1/6/20-1/10/20

Posted on January 4, 2020

Thursday, 1/9:

  1. ELA- Write 3 facts about Gray Whales. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Construct a division word problem. Math ntbk.
  3. Religion– Test on Advent, Christmas, Epiphany
  4. Homeroom– Lunch forms due tomorrow. Please, send back field trip letter and dance letter.

Wednesday, 1/8:

  1. ELA– Spelling and vocabulary quiz tomorrow .
  2. Math–  Answer Math problems copied on notebook.
  3. Math problems- 3,654/2     8,106/3     9,453/8     6,670/5
  4. Science– Workbook page 137
  5. Religion– Test postponed to Friday, 1/10

Tuesday, 1/7:

  1. ELA- Use each vocabulary word in 1-2 sentences, total of 16 sentences. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math- Go Math page 261
  3. Religion- Work book page 350

Monday, 1/6:

  1. ELA- Spelling Menu “The Man Who Named the Clouds”. Choose 1 from EVALUATE. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math- Go Math page 257.
  3. Homeroom– Lunch forms , field trip letter and dance letter.

4-1 Week of 12/16/19-12/20/19

Posted on December 12, 2019

Thursday, 12/19:

  1. ELA– Christmas break essay and grammar sheets
  2. Math– Christmas break Multiplication and Division packet
  3. Math– Go Math pages 251-252
  4. Homeroom– Class party tomorrow; free dress down

Wednesday, 12/18:

  1. ELA– Worksheet, “The Man Who Named the Clouds” questions 1 to 3only
  2. Math– Division worksheet
  3. Science- Quiz tomorrow 12/19, Chapter 3 Electricity
  4. Homeroom– Ugly Sweater or Christmas shirt (dress down) Day tomorrow

Tuesday, 12/17:

  1. ELA- Spelling Menu “The Man Who Named the Clouds”. Choose 1 from ANALYZE. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math- Worksheet Division with Remainders
  3. Religion– Workbook page 346
  4. Homeroom– Free dress up tomorrow for Breakfast with Santa
  5. Homeroom- Class Christmas party letter- Fri., 12/20.

Monday, 12/16:

  1. ELA- Vocab. Tic Tac Toe 8 new words from “The Man Who Named the Clouds”, ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Go Math page 213
  3. Science- Workbook Chapter Review page 104
  4. Homeroom– Breakfast with Santa on Wed., 12/18. Donation $6.00
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