A K-8 Blue Ribbon School in Vienna, VA

Be who you are and be that well

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.

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4th Grade Monthly View

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Sun, Jan 27
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Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

SS- Finish Lesson 2 Review page 80

Math- workbook page 56

4th grades wears white shirt

Room 7 Mass will be on February 6th.....please join us!

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: 506-511 bookwork
Math: Page 55 in workbook

Tue, Jan 29
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Math- complete division worksheet; parents sign

SS- Lesson 3 Vocabulary

Mass on February 6th; Readers practice you parts

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math - Hardback book page 171 odd
English: Page 415 exercise 1 & 2

Wed, Jan 30
Thu, Jan 31
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

SS- Read 81-87 and do the TextWork; due Monday

Practice your Mass parts!

Mrs. Danielli's homework

2-hour delay today so no English or Math
Science: 515-516

Fri, Feb 1
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Mon, Feb 4
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling- finish pages 90-93; test on Thursday

SS- Lesson 3 Review page 88

Math- workbook page 58 #13-18; page 60 #6-10; Divide/Check

Spanish- Test on Thursday on foods

Practice Mass parts for Wednesday

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: page 57 workbook
English: Page 75 - 78
Science: No HW
Music: Bring recorder each week
Spelling: Page 96 workbook

Tue, Feb 5
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Finish all Spelling pages

SS- Study Lesson 1-3; Test on Monday

Math- 176-177 #1-58 on theme; 4 division.....D/C

Complete uniform for Mass; empty kleenex box for Thursday

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: Page 173 27-49 odd hardback book
Spelling: Write words 5x each
Spanish: Study for test on Friday

Wed, Feb 6
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Spelling: page 97-98
Spanish: Study for test
Math: Page 175 Hardback book, 5-15, divide and check answer with multiplication

School Mass led by Rm 7
Church
Thu, Feb 7
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English- finish pages 423,425

SS- Study Lessons 1-3; test on Monday

Math- worksheet; get signed

Religion- Chapter 10 test

Kleenex box!!!!!

Sra. Williamson Spanish Test Today Rm 7
ROOM 7

Students have a test on Food Unit (La Comida).

Fri, Feb 8
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Reading: Reading Test Wednesday
Spelling Test Unit 14 Today
Math: Workbook page 87
Religion Unit 2 Test Tuesday

Sra. Williamson Spanish Test Today Rm 8
ROOM 8

Students have a test on Food Unit (La Comida).

Sat, Feb 9
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Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling- Unit 14 pages 96,97

SS- Lesson 4 Vocabulary

Math workbook 62 #3-10; Divide/Check

Valentines for Thursday

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: 523-525 Read and bookwork
Religion: Unit 2 test Tuesday
Reading: Scene Two Test Wednesday

Tue, Feb 12
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English- Page 427 and page 429 EX. 2; write out sentences

SS- Lesson 4 Vocabulary; 3 pictures for VA Timeline

Math- divide only- do work on graph; workbook page 62 #11-14; page 63 #9-12; page 64 #1-8

Sign all papers


Mrs. Danielli's homework

Reading: "Scene Two" test tomorrow. Fresh reads are available on the pearson realize website.
Math: page 179 15-21 divide and check

Wed, Feb 13
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English- workbook pages 75-78

Reading- study vocabulary and roots discussed in class

Math- workbook page 65 #1-8; D/C

Sign English and SS

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: 526-528 lesson review

Math: Page 181 18-38 even

Spelling: 102-103

Fri, Feb 15
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: 185 20-40 evens

Religion: Prayer/ mass reflection

Reading: Book Report notes

Spelling: sentence per word (10+ word sentences)

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