to Ms. Golez’s Fourth Grade Class Page for school year 2019-2020!
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
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.
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:
Spelling and Vocabulary Lists:
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
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:
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.