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.

4th Grade Calendar

English- test on Sentences; correct worksheet and sign

Social Studies- Lesson 5 Review page 40 only Room 8; test on Wednesday Lessons 4 and 5

Math- text page 90 #9-23; add/subtract/ check; review Chapter 2

Sign papers; GYM

Reading: Read from the story Page 89-95
Math: Hardback book page 90 problem 1-8
Science: Correct and sign Unit 5 test by Thursday
Spanish: Vocab test Tuesday
Spelling: Halloween colors for each word,

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4th Grade Monthly View

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Sun, Sep 30
Mon, Oct 1
Mrs. Blatnik Reminders

Sign all papers; Gym on Tuesday

Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling- finish page 38-43; pictures for Unit 5; Test

SS- Test on Lessons 1-3; correct Lesson 3 with restated answer

Math- study notes on properties

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: Page 282
Math: Page 16 workbook
Spelling: Words 5x each
Reading: Reading and Writer's book, page 57

Tue, Oct 2
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling- Test on Unit 5

Math -workbook pages 14 and 15

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: Pg 75 Hardbook, 5-13 odd on theme paper
Spelling: 39-40
Science: No Homework
Religion: Page 28

Wed, Oct 3
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: Expressions and Variables Worksheet
Religion: Page 29
Science: Write a prediction for experiment

Thu, Oct 4
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling- pages 48-49

Finish Scholastic News

SS- finish world map

Math- workbook page 17' practice facts

Sign all papers!

Fri, Oct 5
Mrs. Danielli's homework

Religion: Chapter 3 open book quiz, prayer/mass reflection; Unit 1 Test Wednesday



Sat, Oct 6
Sun, Oct 7
Mon, Oct 8
Tue, Oct 9
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Social Studies- Lesson 4 Voc.; finish worksheet

Math- workbook page 18 odds- do work on theme paper

Religion- study Chapter 2 for test

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: Workbook Page 19
English: Workbook page 38
Religion: Unit 1 Test Tomorrow

Wed, Oct 10
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling- finish Unit 6 pages; study list

SS- study Lesson 4 vocabulary

Math- workbook page 19- write answers; study facts

MindMovers for October- work on activities

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Science: Finish Lab report including conclusion questions.
Spelling: Page 44-45
Math: Page 20

Thu, Oct 11
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English(Language)-workbook 11 and 12.....Use a ruler!

Math- Text page 80 #,5,6,9-13 Add/Sub.....Estimate

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: 14-30 evens on theme paper and show work
Spelling: 1 sentence per word

Fri, Oct 12
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Reminders: Finish Scholastic News; Sign Math test; Work on MindMovers

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Math: Workbook Page 21, and quiz on Monday about place value (review Workbook Pages 2-4)
Religion: Write a reflection in journal about mass or a time of prayer
Science: Study for test next Thurs
Spelling: Unit 6 Test Tuesday

Sat, Oct 13
Sun, Oct 14
Mon, Oct 15
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Social Studies- Lesson 4 Review page 32; restate all questions

Math- workbook page 21-circled problems on graph

Mrs. Danielli's Math - Place Value Quiz

Review Workbook pages 2-4

Wed, Oct 17
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Reading - Study vocabulary; write a 10+ sentence for each word

Math- finish worksheet; test on Chapter 2 on Tuesday

Mrs. Danielli's homework

Reading Test Re-take
Science: Study for Test, you can use a Kahoot!,

https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/ef129655-0453-4255-ae68...

Thu, Oct 18
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Spelling- pages 54-56

SS-study pages 27-38; Test on Wednesday

Math- workbook page 23 #1 and #2; facts- question- graphic-answer in sentence; Test on Tuesday

MindMovers due October 31; keep working on them

Mrs. Danielli's Homework

Science: Test today, no homework
Math: problems 4-6 on theme paper
Spelling: Unit 7, the first two pages

Fri, Oct 19
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

Prepare for Next Week:

Study Spanish for Monday, Math for Tuesday, SS for Wednesday

Sat, Oct 20
Sun, Oct 21
Mon, Oct 22
Mrs. Blatnik's HOMEWORK

English- test on Sentences; correct worksheet and sign

Social Studies- Lesson 5 Review page 40 only Room 8; test on Wednesday Lessons 4 and 5

Math- text page 90 #9-23; add/subtract/ check; review Chapter 2

Sign papers; GYM

Mrs. Danielli's Homework

Reading: Read from the story Page 89-95
Math: Hardback book page 90 problem 1-8
Science: Correct and sign Unit 5 test by Thursday
Spanish: Vocab test Tuesday
Spelling: Halloween colors for each word,

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