A K-8 Blue Ribbon School in Vienna, VA

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Welcome to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School which has a long standing reputation for academic excellence and a caring environment which facilitates learning and spiritual, social, emotional and physical growth.

4th Grade

Teachers:

Room 7: Mrs. Blatnik
Room 8: Mrs. Danielli

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Fourth Graders love being the "big kids" in the hallway and have the wonderful job of setting a good example for the younger children.
  • Social Studies
    • To help put their social studies knowledge to good use, the students become Indians and write diaries of what a day was like in the life of these young braves and squaws!
    • Students learn about Virginia patriots and their contributions to Virginia history, Virginia's role in the global economy and Virginia government.
  • Language Arts
  • Reading includes continued development and maintenance reading skills and exposure to a variety of literary genres.
  • English supports students in reviewing and maintaining proper grammatical usage as well as providing a variety of opportunities to express themselves through writing for a variety of purposes.
  • Religion
  • Students will prepare and lead two school masses per year
  • During Lent students will act out the Stations of the Cross for the school community.
  • Students learn to appreciate and put into daily practice traditional prayers of our Catholic Faith.
  • Major topics presented to the students include: Profession of Faith, Liturgy and Sacraments, Commandments and Beatitudes.
  • Special Events and Field Trips
    • Colonial Day
    • Jamestown and Yorktown Field Trips
    • Blandy Farm
  • Science
  • Units of study include: Weather, Ecosystems of the Oceans, Electricity and Magnetism, Our Solar System, Plant Anatomy and deeper study into Body Systems

OLGC School Summer Reading Lists:

Students who will be in grades 4 through 8 during the 2018-2019 school year have summer reading assignments. Please click here to visit the OLGC Library website for a link to the Rising 5th Grade Summer Reading Lists.

Classroom News:

Room 7

Room 8

Website Links and Resources:

Social Studies - Harcourt Horizons Virginia
Religion - Christ Our Life
Science -
Literature - Pearson Success Net
Math- Sadlier

Classic Typing - Practice keyboarding (WITHOUT looking down) 5-10 minutes every week on Classic Typing in the Courses section.

4th Grade Calendar

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4th Grade Monthly View

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Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English- page 405; Adj. Test

SS- Lesson 3 Notes

Math- workbook page 83; facts-questions- solve- answer in sentence

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: Study for quiz on Wednesday
Spelling: 10 words in a picture. Spelling Test Thursday
English: page 56 Practice workbook
Math: Test, no homework

Tue, Apr 2
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Finish Scholastic News

SS- Lesson 3 Review; study your notes

Math- text page 382; do #1-9 in your math packet; sign 2 math assignments

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: Respiratory Quiz Tomorrow
Math: page 382-383 ( 1-6, 10-36 evens)
English: page 57 workbook
Reading: Page 185-187 in Readers and Writers

Wed, Apr 3
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling - complete all pages 114-119; Unit test

SS- lesson 4 Vocabulary

Math- Text page 385 #15-27 on theme; D/C

Sign papers

Thu, Apr 4
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Reading- workbook 179-181

Math- workbook 141, 143 odds

Stations at 2:15

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: Page 387, 2-40 evens
Science: Write 1 paragraph (5 +sentences) "If you only one of your five senses, which one would you choose and why"
English: Workbook page 58
Reading: Readers and Writers page 188

Fri, Apr 5
Stations of the Cross led by Rm 7
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Church
Sat, Apr 6
Sun, Apr 7
Mon, Apr 8
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling- complete pages 120-121

Reading- study vocabulary for Wednesday's reading test

Come dressed in Colonial attire; bring labeled water bottle

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Colonial Day tomorrow! Please bring water bottle, not backpack or lunch needed.

Math: page 391, 6-30 evens (due Wed)
English: In class English page 59-61
Religion: Finish Chapter 15 book work (for Wednesday)

Tue, Apr 9
Gr 4 Colonial Day
DeSales Hall
Wed, Apr 10
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English- finish page 367

Reading- study vocabulary

SS- Read and do TextWork for pages 146-148; Lesson 4 Review page 148

Science- Lesson 3 Review

Math- finish pages 145,146 circled problems; worksheet; sign all Math homework

Thu, Apr 11
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English- finish page 369

Reading- Scholastic News

SS- Lesson 4 Notes- Fold sheet in half....Head Document/Explain (information about it); due Monday

Math- workbook page 147 #5-12; D?C......parents sign homework

DRESS DOWN!!!!!

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Out of Uniform tomorrow. :)
Math: page 395, 5-35 odd
Reading: Test Monday
Spelling: Unit 20 Test Wednesday
Religion: Practice reading parts

Room 8 Stations of the cross Friday

Fri, Apr 12
Stations of the Cross led by Rm 8
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Church
Sat, Apr 13
Sun, Apr 14
Mon, Apr 15
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English- 6 sentences about Virginia using object pronouns

SS- Lesson 5 Voc.; reread pages 149-151

Math- pages 397 #18-27 D/C

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Spelling: Unit 20 words 7 x each; Test Wednesday
Math: pg 397 19-31 odd

Sra. Williamson Spanish Quiz Today Rm 7

Short quiz on La Ropa (Clothing) and the verb llevar. See description for more info.


Tue, Apr 16
Molnar Math 4

Trimester 3 Project: Design and Thriving 3-D City of the Future--Due Friday, May 31

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Spelling: Unit 20 Test tomorrow
Math: page 399 6-20 even

Sra. Williamson Spanish Quiz Today Rm 8

Short quiz on La Ropa (Clothing) and the verb llevar. See description for more info.


Wed, Apr 17
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: Permission Slip for field trip due upon return from break; Nervous system quiz the week we come back
Math: Practice math facts; Chapter Test May 2
Happy Easter!

Thu, Apr 18
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Wed, May 1
Thu, May 2
Mrs. Danielli Math Test Chapter 12 CHANGED: This event has been changed.

If we are able to complete the lessons then we will take this test before Spring Break.

Fri, May 3
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