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


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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Sun, May 26
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Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: page 288 4-8; Test Thursday
Science: Lesson 4 review; Test next Monday
English: Exercises 1 & 2 page 383
Spelling: Page 192 & 193; Test Friday
Reading: Test tomorrow

Wed, May 29
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: Reviewed in class; Fractions test tomorrow
Science: No HW tonight; Test Monday
Spelling: Pages 194-195 started in class in morning, finish if not complete; Test Friday
English: Pronouns Test Friday
Reading: Paul Bunyan review in class and test today

Thu, May 30
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: Test Monday
English: review during class; Pronouns test tomorrow
Spelling: Unit 29 test tomorrow
Math: No HW test today

Sat, Jun 1
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Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: Test today, no homework
Math: page 91 workbook
Reading: Readers and Writers page s 189-192
Spelling: 204-205

Do you have anything that you have not turned in, now is the time.

Tue, Jun 4
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: page 119 workbook

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Thu, Jun 6
Molnar Math 4

If you are interested in practicing your math skills over the summer, the following are some suggestions: