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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.


 Image result for important Important Announcements/Reminders:

Monday, 3/2: Math and Science projects due  (from Winter Break)

Schedule NY State Tests:  Please, do not be absent on these dates.

ELA Written only- March 25-27

Math Written only- April 21-23

Science Performance- May 18

Science Written- June 1

Copy this link to your browser to view/practice on last year’s state tests.  Reviews will also be held in the classroom inc. for Science.


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: 

March 2020: Liberty Science Center Planetarium (tentative)


Tuesday, 3/2: Math Fractions packet and Science “Animal Special Senses”


Tuesday, 3/10: Math Test Chapters 6 and 7 Fractions

Monday, 3/9: SS Test The American Revolution

Friday, 3/6: Religion Quiz Lent

Tuesday, 3/3: SS Quiz The European Explorers and The Road to the Revolution

Friday, 2/28: Science Test, “Plants and Animals”

Wednesday, 2/12: Spelling and Vocab. quiz, “How Night came from the Sea”

Wednesday,2/5:  Math Quiz, “Chapter 5”

Tuesday, 1/28: Spelling quiz Homophones and Test, “Adelina’s Whales”

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”

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

Paul Bunyan (Week of Feb. 24)

Spelling and Vocabulary Lists:

Spelling and Vocab. Lists 11

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), MORE ON NOUNS: Common and Proper Nouns, Singular and Plural ( also, Irregular Plural) Nouns, MORE ON VERBS: Main and Helping Verbs, Action and Linking Verbs.

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, Simile and Metaphor, RACES strategy.

Math Skills:

Unit 4: Division Tables. Division without Remainders, Division with Remainders, Division Word Problems. Unit 5: Factors and Multiples; Prime and Composite Numbers, Patterns Unit 6: 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 3/2/20- 3/6/20

Posted on February 28, 2020

Tuesday, 3/3:

  1. ELA-
  2. Math-

Monday, 3/2:

  1. ELA– 
  2. Math– Go Math page
  3. SS– Quiz The European Explorers and The Road to the Revolution

4-1 Week of 2/24/20- 2/28/20

Posted on February 21, 2020

Thursday, 2/27:

  1. ELA– “Meerkat Chat” State test essay
  2. Math- Go Math page 364
  3. Science– Test Chapter 4 “Plants and Animals”
  4. Homeroom- $1.00 dress down

Wednesday, 2/26:

  1. ELA– “Meerkat Chat” State test essay
  2. Math– Go Math page 363- use the Butterfly Method
  3. SS– Worksheet “The American Revolution”
  4. Homeroom– May wear Black History shirt tomorrow

Tuesday, 2/25:

  1. ELA– Worksheet Subject- Verb Agreement
  2. Math– Go Math page 349
  3. Science– 4 Animal Task Cards

Monday, 2/24:

  1. ELA– Spelling Menu, “Paul Bunyan”. Choose 1 from UNDERSTAND. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Go Math Simplest Form pages 343-344

4-1 Week of 2/10/20-2/14/20

Posted on February 10, 2020

Friday, 2/14:

  1. Homeroom– ELA, Math and Science packets sent for Winter Break. 

Thursday, 2/13:

  1. ELA– Vocab, Tic Tac Toe, “Paul Bunyan”.
  2. Math– Worksheet Equivalent Fractions
  3. Homeroom– Free dress down red and/or pink for St. Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, 2/12:

  1. ELA– Spelling and Vocab. quiz, “How Night Came”
  2. Math– Go Math page 337
  3. Homeroom– 100 Days Celebration tomorrow at 9:30 A.M.; free dress up or dress in the 1920s; NO JEANS
  4. Homeroom– Progress reports attached to planner. Please, sign and send back.

Tuesday, 2/11:

  1. ELA– 5 sentences with Main and Helping Verbs about Valentine’s Day. ELA ntbk.
  2. Math– Equivalent Fractions packet
  3. Science– Review: What is the difference between Inherited and Adapted Characteristics? 2-3 sentences. Science ntbk.
  4. Homeroom– Print and cut out 2-3 pictures from the 1920s- people, clothes, cars, anything!

Monday, 2/10:

  1. ELA-  Birthday card for someone celebrating birthday soon. The website is timeanddate.com/sun
  2. Math– Go Math pages 331-332

4-1 Week of 2/3/20- 2/7/20

Posted on February 2, 2020

Thursday, 2/6:

    1. ELA– Research questions: ELA ntbk.
    • How do day and night happen?
    • How many days does it take for the Earth to orbit the sun?
    1. Math– Fractions packet
    2. Homeroom– Bring umbrella.
    3. Homeroom– $2.00 Twin or Triplet day; lunch form

Wednesday, 2/5:

  1. ELA– Verbs worksheet
  2. Math– Go Math page 308
  3. Science- Workbook page 153

Tuesday, 2/4:

  1. ELA- Verbs worksheet
  2. Math– Quiz Chapter 5

Monday, 2/3:

  1. ELA– “How Night Came” questionnaire, questions 1-3 only
  2. Math-  Worksheet “Prime and Composite Numbers
  3. Homeroom– Lunch form and 100 Days Flyer
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