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to Ms. Golez’s Fourth Grade Class Page for school year 2018- 2019!

Teacher: Ms. Angela L. Golez

Contact email: agolez@olcacademy.net

 Special Subjects:

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:


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We are on the third week of Advent. We prepare for the birth of Jesus Christ.

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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.

Field Trips: 

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)

Second Trimester


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:

Unit 2:

Scene Two

Coyote School News

What Jo Did

Spelling and Vocabulary Lists:

Unit 2:

List 4: What Jo Did- Spelling & Vocab. Lists 4

Grammar Skills:

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)

Math Skills:

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:

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 12/17/18- 12/21/18

Posted on December 17, 2018

Monday, 12/17:

  1. ELA- Use your new vocabulary words in a sentence, total of 8 sentences. ELA notebook.
  2. Math- GO MATH pages 175-176
  3. Science-  Work book page 273
  4. SS- For those who have not submitted: Research page with chosen topic about the Civil War (topics on the last page of the packet) and parent needs to sign
  5. Homeroom- $1.00 dress down

4-1 Week of 12/10/18 to 12/14/18

Posted on December 10, 2018

Friday, 12/14:

  1. SS-Choose a topic and fill-out the RESEARCH PROPOSAL PAGE of your packet; due Monday, 12/17.

Thursday, 12/13:

  1. ELA– “What Jo Did” Spelling Menu, 1 from APPLY. ELA notebook.
  2. Math– Answer 3 problems on notebook.
  3. SS– SS notebook: Draw and describe a wigwam and a powwow.
  4. SS- SS Research Paper packets given. RESEARCH PROPOSAL SHEET  (page 2) due on Monday. 12/17 for teacher approval.
  5. Homeroom- Free dress down tomorrow

Wednesday, 12/12:

  1. ELA– Test tomorrow “The Horned-Toad Prince” including vocabulary, synonyms and antonyms
  2. Math-Go Math pages 167-168; Mathletics due 12/16
  3. SS- SS Research Paper packets given.  RESEARCH PROPOSAL SHEET  (page 2) due on Monday. 12/17 for teacher approval.
  4. Homeroom– Christmas show tomorrow; follow dress codes

Tuesday, 12/11:

  1. ELA– Comprehension worksheet, “The Horned-Toad Prince”
  2. Math– Go Math pages 161-162; Mathletics due 12/16
  3. Religion– Test tomorrow, Sessions 14 and 15; Advent and Christmas; Study notes too.
  4. Homeroom– $1.00 dress down

Monday, 12/10:

  1. ELA- Answer this comprehension question on your notebook: What were the 3 wishes of the horned-toad?
  2. Math– New Mathletics activities assigned, all due 12/16.
  3. SS– Postponed quiz tomorrow on Early People of New York

4-1 Week of 12/3/18 to/12/7/18

Posted on December 1, 2018

Friday, 12/7: Half-day; Report Cards conferences 3-7 P.M.

Thursday, 12/6:

  1. Math– Go Math pages 155-156
  2. SS- Quiz on Monday Early People of New York
  3. Writing- Answer at least, 3 pages.
  4. Homeroom- Half-day tomorrow for Report Cards 

Wednesday, 12/5:

  1. ELA– Spelling Quiz List 3
  2. Math– Go Math pages 149-150
  3. Math-Answer Mathletics. Deadline today12/5.
  4. Math– Assigned Mathletics activities to be completed by 12/5: REVIEW OF OPERATIONS AND ALGEBRAIC THINKING 1
  5. Homeroom– $1.00 dress down

Tuesday, 12/4:

  1. ELA– Write 1 paragraph using 2 nouns, 2 pronouns, 2 verbs and 2 adjectives. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math-Answer Mathletics. Deadline tomorrow 12/5.
  3. Math– Assigned Mathletics activities to be completed by 12/5: REVIEW OF OPERATIONS AND ALGEBRAIC THINKING 1
  4. Social Studies- Worksheet Early People
  5. Science- Try to bring a small plant.

Monday, 12/3:

  1. ELA– Write 3 pairs of synonyms and 3 of antonyms.Total of 12 words . ELA ntbk.
  2. Math- Answer Mathletics. Assigned Mathletics activities to be completed by 12/5: REVIEW OF OPERATIONS AND ALGEBRAIC THINKING 1
  3. Religion- Answer page 89 of workbook.
  4. Science- If you can, bring a small plant on Wednesday for an activity.


4-1 Week of 11/26/18 to 11/30/18

Posted on November 26, 2018

Friday, 11/30:

  1. Math– Multiplication Test Tuesday, 12/4 Multi-digits by 1 digit- Distributive, Expanded, Partial Products, Area Models and Regrouping, Word problems
  2. Math– Assigned Mathletics activities to be completed by 12/5: REVIEW OF OPERATIONS AND ALGEBRAIC THINKING 1
  3. Science- Answer page 241 of work book.
  4. Science-Bring a small plant on Wednesday for  an experiment. (You do NOT have to bring if it’s hard for you to get one.)
  5. Homeroom- Conference letter

Thursday, 11/29:

  1. ELA- Write 3 examples of  a noun, pronoun, adjective and verb. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math- Go Math page 129.
  3. Math–  Please, complete your assigned Mathletics activities.
  4. Social Studies- Worksheet Early People
  5. Homeroom- Conference letter

Wednesday, 11/28:

  1. ELA- Use each vocabulary word in List 3 (The Horned-Toad Prince) in a sentence. Total of 7 sentences. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math- Partial Products worksheet
  3. Writing- Complete at least 3 pages.
  4. Homeroom– Letters for Report Card conferences on December 7 stapled to planners; please, fill-out and send back right away.

Tuesday, 11/27:

  1. ELA- Spelling Menu List 3. Choose 1 from REMEMBER and 1 from UNDERSTAND. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math- Answer using Area Models. Math ntbk.
  3. Writing- Complete at least 3 pages.
  4. Homeroom- $1.00 dress down

Monday, 11/26:

  1. ELA- Test “Lewis and Clark and Me”- vocabulary, grammar review, author’s purpose, sequencing events.
  2. Math-Multiplication worksheet
  3. Science– Answer page 233 of  your workbook.
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