to Ms. Golez’s Fourth Grade Class Page for school year 2018- 2019!
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gym: Tuesdays 10:10- 10:50
Spanish & Art (SPART): Wednesdays 1:00-1:40
Music/Band: Thursdays sessions between 8:30 to 11:30
Daily Lunch Break:
We are on the third week of Advent. We prepare for the birth of Jesus Christ.
Check the class page daily especially for homework and scheduled projects and assessments.
Bring your blue folder and homework planner home everyday. Your class work and homework material are put in the folder but should be brought back the next day.
Wednesday, 1/2- School resumes; Math packets due
Monday, 12/24- Tuesday, 1/1- Christmas Break
Friday, 12/21- Free dress up for Mass; Half day; NO After-school
Thursday, 12/20- Free dress up for Honors Assembly 9 A. M.
Wednesday 12/19 -Free dress up for Breakfast with Santa
Tuesday, 12/18- $1.00 dress down
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 is to be used in all of the students’ work. Pencils will be used daily. Pens will be an option if the students have completed their writing books and have shown mastery of the cursive strokes when writing sentences and paragraphs.
Snack: Just a friendly reminder that the students need to bring their own healthy snack from home every school day. Buying of treats such as chips and candy should only be during lunch break when it is accessible in the auditorium, not during snack time in the classroom.
Allergies: Certain students might have allergies to specific food. Announcements will be made as soon as possible. Your understanding and cooperation will be expected. Thank you. PLEASE, SUBMIT YOUR CHILD’S SIGNED MEDICAL FORMS ABOUT HIS/HER ALLERGIES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Important Dates: Please, check daily.
National Museum of Mathematics (MOMath)- 1/23/19
New York Historical Society
1/2019: Social Studies extensive project (with culminating symposium)
1/2/19: Christmas Break Packets due
12/5: Plant Dissection (In-class)
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).
1/4: Science Test “Plant Parts, Growth and Reproduction”
12/20: Spelling Quiz List 4 “What Jo Did”; Math Test Chapter 3 Multiplication Part 2, 2-digits
12/13: ELA Test “The Horned-Toad Prince”; Vocabulary, Parts of Speech; Synonyms and Antonyms
12/12: Religion Test Sessions 14 and 15; Advent and Christmas pages 153-159
12/11: SS Quiz Early People of New York
12/6: Spelling Quiz List 3
12/4: Math Test Chapter 2 Multiplication Part 1- multi- digits by 1 digit
ELA Selections may be read here:
Spelling and Vocabulary Lists:
List 4: What Jo Did- Spelling & Vocab. Lists 4
Unit 2: Synonyms and Antonyms, Regular and Irregular Nouns, Prefixes (un-, dis-, de-) and suffixes (-less, -able), Word Endings (-er and -or)
Review: Suffixes (-ful, -al, -ist), Word Endings (-ed and -ing) Common and Proper Nouns
Reading Comprehension Skills:
Unit 2: Cause and Effect; Citation of Evidence; Citation of Sources (books, websites)
Chapter 4: Division
Chapters 2 and 3: Multiplication- Multiplying by 10, 100, 1000; Rounding and Multiplying, Properties 1-digit, 2-digit and 3-digit: Distributive, Expanded, Partial Products, Area Models, Regrouping; Problem-Solving
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.