to Ms. Golez’s Fourth Grade Class Page for school year 2018- 2019!
Contact email: email@example.com
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:
my dear students, for all your hard work this year and for filling my heart with more joy and wonderful memories!
6/14, 6/17, 6/18 and 6/19 will be half-days.
Tuesday, 6/18, will be Honors Assembly at 9 A.M.
Wednesday, 6/19, will be the last day of school; No after-school
Friday, 6/7: Projects are overdue; Will NOT accept after Wednesday, 6/12 because it’s year-end:
SCIENCE– STEM prototype due Friday 6/7. (directions handed-out 1 month ago; partly done in class)
SS– Family Tree Chart and Graph due Friday, 6/7 (directions handed-out 2 weeks ago)
Reminder about Mathletics: Please, be reminded that activities in Mathletics that have not been completed, account for incomplete homework. As we approach the end of the year, please, start completing your assigned activities.
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.
Final Exams and Projects:
Final Exams: (Math and ELA only)
6/12: Math Final Exam
6/11: ELA Final Exam will include “Trumpet of the Swan”
Year-End Projects (mostly, in-class):
6/7: Math: and Science: STEM Design (prototype) due
6/7 SS Family Tree and Toys Chart: Immigration projects due
6/7 ELA “The Trumpet of the Swan” In-class work
5/31 SS Original Flags: Immigration project due
5/31: Religion: Catholic Seasons due
5/20: ELA Lap book presentations in-class
5/15: ELA Lap book project due
5/10: Poetry folder (5 poems)
5/3: Religion Easter Tab book due
4/16: ELA Paul Bunyan American Folk Legend Bio-Poem in-class
4/9-:Math Geometry “Line Art” and “Triangle Living” in-class
4/5: ELA Nature Essay (Facts and Opinions) in-class
4/3: SS American Revolution Artifact Research 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).
6/5: Math Test Chapter 12
5/24: ELA Grammar Quiz- Verbs; Science Quiz Energy on Waves
5/17: SS Test New York after the Revolution
5/15: Math Quiz Chapter 12 Units of Length and Weight
5/13: Spelling and Vocab. quiz “The Case of the Gasping Garbage”
5/6: Religion Test Holy Week and Easter; Spelling and Vocab. quiz “Paul Bunyan” (Bio-poem due- NO comprehension test)
4/30: Easter break packets due: Grammar packet (VERBS), Math packet, Part 1 Lap book; Part 1 STEM Design
4/30: Math Test Geometry
4/15: Math Quiz Geometry; Religion Quiz, “Lent”
4/11: SS Test American Revolution
4/8: ELA Comprehension Test “How Night Came from the Sea”
4/5: Science Unit Test Energy
4/4: Math Test Chapter 7 plus, Fractions and Decimals
3/29: ELA Spelling Quiz “How Night Came from the Sea”
3/26: Science Quiz Forms of Energy and Energy Transfers
3/25: Math Quiz Chapter 7 Fractions- Adding and Subtracting Fractions; Changing from Mixed to Improper and changing back
3/20: ELA Vocab. and Comprehension “Adelina’s Whales”
3/19: ELA Spelling Quiz Homonyms
ELA Selections may be read here:
Unit 4: “Puzzles and Mysteries”
Seeker of Knowledge (Solving Puzzles- The Man who deciphered Hieroglyphics)
Navajo Code Talkers (Secret Military Coding- Puzzles to the Enemies)
Spelling and Vocabulary Lists:
Unit 3: “Puzzles and Mysteries”
List 12: The Case of the Gasping Garbage Spelling and Vocab. Lists 12
Review of Parts of Speech is year-round. (N, P, A, V)
Unit 4: Latin and Greek roots of Words, More on Prefixes and Suffixes
Unit 3: VERBS: Past, Present and Future tenses, Main and Helping, Action and Linking, Regular and Irregular, Subject-Verb Agreement
Reading Comprehension Skills:
Unit 4: Characterization in Fiction, More on Informational Texts, More on Graphic Sources and Diagrams to lay-out information or facts
Unit 3: Making Generalizations, Drawing Conclusions, Similes and Metaphors
Chapter 12-13: Measurement and Data
Chapter 10-11: Geometry
Chapter 9: Fractions and Decimals
Chapter 8: Multiplying Fractions
Chapter 7: Adding and Subtracting Fractions, Improper Fractions, Mixed Fractions
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.