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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: 

Gym: 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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Reminder of Important October dates:

Tuesday, 10/15 to Monday, 10/21: Terra Nova testing 

Friday, 10/25: United Nations Day celebration 

Thursday, 10/31: Halloween celebration

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: 

King’s Manor Museum- 11/5 (tentative)


Due Monday, 11/4: Science in the News (Forms of Energy)

Due Friday, 10/18: Religion Bible Verse Art Work

Due Wednesday, 10/9: Social Studies “State in a Bag”


Friday, 10/25: Math Test Chapter 2: 2-4 by 1-digit Multiplication

Thursday, 10/24: ELA Test “The Horned-Toad Prince” 

Friday, 10/18: Math Quiz Multiplication; Religion Quiz Chapters 1 and 2

Thursday, 10/17: Science Test  Roles of Scientists, Scientific Method,  6 Forms of Energy  Vocabulary

Friday, 10/11: ELA Spelling Quiz List 3 

Thursday, 10/10: SS Test Chapter 1 NY State including mapping skills

Friday, 10/4: ELA Spelling Quiz List 2; ELA Test “Lewis and Clark and Me” 

Tuesday, 10/1: Math Test Chapter 1 Place Value

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:

What Jo Did

The Horned Toad Prince

Spelling and Vocabulary Lists:

Spelling & Vocab. Lists 4

Spelling & Vocab. Lists 3

Grammar Skills:

Review: Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, Verbs (NPAV), 4 Types of Sentences; Suffixes: -ful, -al, -ist, -or, -er, -ing (present tense) and -ed (past tense); 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

Math Skills:

Review: Multiplication Facts; Unit 1: Zero Strategy, Putting commas, Place Value up the millions, Number Forms, Comparing and Ordering Numbers, Rounding Numbers, Addition with Carrying and Subtraction with Borrowing then, Rounding; Unit 2: Comparison problems; 2-4 digit by 1-digit Multiplication

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 10/21/19-10/25/19

Posted on October 19, 2019

Thursday, 10/24:

  1. ELA-
  2. Math-
  3. Science– Directions given for “Science in the News”
  4. Homeroom– U.N. Day tomorrow

Wednesday, 10/23:

  1. ELA– Test, “The Horned-Toad Prince” inc. Fact or Opinion, Common and Proper Nouns
  2. Math– Area Models worksheet

Tuesday, 10/22:

  1. ELA– Worksheet, “The Horned-Toad Prince”
  2. Math–  Regrouping Worksheet
  3. SS- Worksheet

Monday, 10/21:

  1. ELA- Worksheet, “The Horned-Toad Prince”
  2. Math– Workbook pages
  3. Science- Workbook pages

4-1 Week of 10/15/19- 10/18/19

Posted on October 15, 2019

Thursday, 10/17/19;

  1. Math– Multiplication Quiz Expanded and Partial Products only
  2. Religion– Quiz Chapters 1 and 2 and Project due
  3. Homeroom– Halloween form; NO dress down tomorrow

Wednesday, 10/16/2019

  1. ELA– Write 3 Common and 3 Proper Nouns. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Math workbook page 123
  3. Science– Test Scientific Method and 6 Forms of Energy
  4. Homeroom– Halloween Party form

Tuesday, 10/15:

  1. ELA– Fact and Opinion worksheet
  2. Math– P.P. worksheet
  3. Science– Test will be on Thursday.

4-1 Week of 10/7/19-10/11/19

Posted on October 4, 2019

Thursday, 10/10:

  1. ELA– Spelling quiz
  2. Math– Multiplication worksheet
  3. Religion– Directions on the project in blue folder.
  4. Homeroom– Tomorrow is half day.

Wednesday, 10/9:

  1. ELA– Use each of 7 Vocab. Words in a sentence. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Workbook pages 103-104
  3. SS- Study 3 review sheets for Chapter 1 Test NY State.
  4. Homeroom– Candy boxes sent home today. Thank you for your support!

Tuesday, 10/8:

  1. ELA– Spelling Menu 20 new words from “The Horned Toad Prince”. Choose 1 from the UNDERSTAND column. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math- Expanded Form Worksheet 
  3. SS– “State in a Bag” projects due tomorrow

Monday, 10/7:

  1. ELA– Vocabulary Tic Tac Toe- 7 new words from the “Horned-Toad Prince”.ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Workbook pages 97-98
  3. Homeroom- Please, submit ASAP- Candy sale forms and United Nations Day Letter. Thank you for your support!

4-1 Week of 9/30/19 to 10/4/19

Posted on September 27, 2019

Thursday, 10/3:

  1. ELA– Worksheet Words ending in -ed and -ing; Spelling Quiz List 2 and Test on “Lewis and Clark and Me”
  2. Math–  Workbook page 86 and Multiplication worksheet
  3. Science- Write 3 examples of Reflection. Science ntbk.
  4. Homeroom– $1.00 dress down; Lunch orders  and U.N. letters due

Wednesday, 10/2:

  1. ELA– Write 3 ways animals can help humans. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Write as a comparison sentence. Math ntbk.

8 x 4=32          5 x 10= 50           16= 4 x 4

  1. Science- Write 1 example of conduction and 1 example of convection at home. Science ntbk.
  2. SS- Write the weather forecast for tomorrow. SS ntbk.

Tuesday, 10/1:

  1. ELA- Worksheet “Lewis and Clark and Me”
  2. Math–  Workbook page 79 and worksheet
  3. Religion- Workbook page 31
  4. Homeroom– Lunch forms and United Nations Day letter

Monday, 9/30:

  1. ELA– Write 3 words ending in –ing and –ed. ELA ntbk. Refer to sheet  on “Lewis and Clark and Me”
  2. Math– Chapter 1 review sheet for test front and back
  3. SS- Worksheet NY State front and back
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