Greetings and Welcome to a New School Year! Please check this page regularly for updates.
Greetings “Fantastic” 4th Grade and Parents
Welcome to our 2020 – 2021 4th Grade Theme:
”Soaring to Higher Heights in our Hot Air Balloon”
An Adventure Awaits!!
U p U p and A W A Y in our B e a u t I f u l B a l l o o n !
*Flying High with the 4th Grade*
Let’s get ready for exciting lessons and fun filled activities in Science and Social Studies, and learning techniques to master Math and ELA.
The Supply List you will Need For the Ride: 🌅🎆🎇
7 Hard Cover Marble Notebooks / 7 Two Pocket Folders / Box of 24 Crayola Crayons Pencil Case / 3 Boxes # 2 Pencils w/Erasers /Package Glue Sticks/ Pack of Copy Paper /One standard size of Multicolored Pack Construction Paper / 2 Bottles Hand Sanitizer / 2 large Rolls of Paper Towels /2 Boxes of Tissues 2 Containers of Clorox Wipes / 2 Packs of white Loose Leaf Paper 🎇🎆🌠
Students will take flight by arriving at 8:05 – entering Via Door D / Dismissed Door D
Reminder – Everyone Must have on Face Masks /Always Stay 6 Feet Apart
All students are required to wear their full uniform daily. Monday is Gym Day – the gym uniform should be worn with sneakers.
Students at home must participate in Remote Classes. Attendance taken daily
A Healthy Lunch is Provided Daily for every student while we take our ride.
Preparation Day – Thursday Sept. 10th ( 1st Day of Class – Half Day)
Lift Off Day – Mon. Sept. 14th (1st Full Week of Class) – Our Journey Begins
All Students on Remote must be prepared for class by 8:30
I will be in constant contact via Email for any updates and concerns.
S e p t e m b e r 🍅🍅
Feel free to contact me if needed and I will get back to you at my earliest convenience. While on our trip, we will discover many things. Our daily adventures will require a great deal of thinking independently and collaboratively. There will be weekly projects and activities to support, uplift, and foster the understanding of each Unit “in the Sky” Homework is an integral part of the learning process and will be given each night.Thus far in Literature – We met an interesting Dragon. /Math – mastering Place Value ~~~~~
Homework for Week#1🌈Sept. 7 🌼🌼🌼
Math – Study /Do p. 3 – 5 on Place Value / Word Problems /Weekly Multiplication tables
Science – Examine the Scientific Method in text – Section 1
S.S. – Read / Take notes on 7 Continents / Map Skills p. 2-11
ELA – Write and study first set of spelling words in Wonders Text
Religion – What is Salvation? Read / Complete Activities
Homework for Week # 2🌈sept. 14🌼🌼🌼🌼
Science – Intro to Safety Tips in Lab /Animals n Plants in their environment – p. 14 -22 Social Studies – Regions in U. S / the Fall Season / p. 12 – 16 / Sept. Celebrations Math – Read and complete exercises on pages 6- 12 English / Literature – Read 2nd Story in text entitled “Talent” / define Cause and Effect
Students will examine the components of a Fairytale and write their own with pictures
💐💐💐💐💐September Celebrations – Spanish Heritage / Grand Parents Month / First Day of Fall💐💐💐💐💐💐
🎆🎆We Thank Father Ganon for visiting each class and Blessing every student 🎆🎆
🎇🎇4 th Grade prepared beautiful Thank You Cards – Well Done !🎇🎇
Homework for Week #3🌈Sept. 21🌼🌼🌼🌼
Religion – Create a “Jesus “ Mobile
Math pages 13 – 28 on Place Value/ Greater / Less Than / Weekly Multiplication Tables
Religion -Read /Complete Chapter 1 – Do Project Disciple/Chapter Test
Science – Read / Respond to Quest. in Chapter on “Living Things“
Social Studies – Research/Write – Spanish Speaking Cultures and Traditions
ELA – Search Parts of Speech – Nouns = Common / Proper Nouns
Write Your Own Fairytale – Due Sept. 24
Practice Writing Test – Thursday and Friday
Math Test on Friday – Greater Than / Less Than – 5 and 6 Digit Numbers
Homework forWeek #4🌈 Sept. 28🌼🌼🌼🌼
Math – Pgs. 8-15
Religion – Read and Summarize / Jesus is The Way, The Truth, The Light Pgs. 19-29
ELA – Creative Writing – Continue Writing Cards Honoring Grand Parents Month Wonders Text – Read Story – “ The Talent Show” – Identify Vocab, Idioms, Problems Social Studies – Read Pages G3 -G9 Answer all Questions
Science – Read and Discover the Process of The Scientific Method – Summarize P-3-5
🍅🍅 O c t o b e r
Homework Week #5🌈Oct. 5🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼
Religion – Research Prayers for Cancer Awareness Month
Science – How Scientists Test their Hypothesis – Read Pgs. 6 -11
Math – p. 16 – 20 Focus on Word Problems / Weekly Multiplication Tables written
Social Studies -Examine / Discuss Rivers and Lakes utilized by American Indians
Report due on Hiawatha – Creative Cover page / 1 page Bio / Pictures
ELA / Literature Text – p. 50-51 Read “A World of Change” – Define Vocab and Idioms
Homework Week #6🌈 Oct. 12🌼🌼🌼🌼
Religion – Read and Do p. 35 in Text / Create a Loving Cancer Awareness Project
No School Monday – Columbus Day
ELA Wonders – Read “ The Big Race” p. 64-67 Examine Narrative NonFiction Writing
Math p.21 -35 Comparing Numbers / Weekly Multiplication tables Written
Science – Create an Ecosystem Project using a Shoe Box or Poster
Homework Week #7🌈Oct.19🌼🌼🌼🌼
ELA Read p. 78-85 Wonders Text Answer Questions / Write Full Summary
Social Studies – p.22- 25 Define Vocab / Answer Quest. / Italian Heritage
Math – Practice Writing Multiplication Tables / Do Math P. 63-66
Science – Review pages – 42-46 Do lesson Review / Create Foldable
Homework Week # 8🌈Oct. 26🌼🌼🌼🌼
Dress Down Oct. 27th
Math p. 67 -82 Weekly Practice of Multiplication tables – Written
ELA Practice P. 5-6 Wonders / Read 88-93 Amazing Animals/ Write a “Scary Story”
Science – Read/ Study 52-58 Define Vocab /Site differences -Food Chain /Food Web
Return Emergency Forms and Permission for Photo Forms – In Class Students Only City Bus Passes will be issued to students who have permission to Ride the Bus
Fund Raiser – Our students will participate in a Walk-A-Thon throughout October
Let’ get excited! We will begin to walk all month for a great cause.
Your Walk-a-thon forms have been given out and /or sent.
Also if you simply choose to donate – you may.
Father Gannon’s Fundraiser –
According to Father Gannon – The Goal is to get $20 from 10 people
So Let’s try our best and help Incarnation Catholic Academy !!,
We are still looking for more Parent Volunteers for the Month of October who are Virtual Trained. It’s a great opportunity to have tuition reduced from your Bill.
Please let us know ASAP if you are available. Thx
September Student of the Month
**** Elyse Tuldas *****
***Elyse is a very respectful and dedicated student.***
***She always strives to achieve the highest grades.***
***This student is extremely helpful to her classmates and to her teacher.***
***We admire her for her gentle spirit and creativity.***
The Principal will host a Parent Zoom Meeting on Oct. 1st at 7pm – Please try to attend
I will send home further updates concerning this meeting – thx
Should you have any further concerns – please contact me – thanx.
We’ve had daily discussions and sent emails sending emails about the upcoming and exciting Walk-A-Thon. Please help us by supporting this endeavor. Info was sent home.
Congratulations 4th Grade On all of your successful Projects in September ✅😊👍
🦋Special Thanks to 2 awesome Parents – Mrs. Caban and Mrs. Cancel who taught the 4th Grade about Spanish Culture and also gave out Spanish treats ! We appreciate you!
Parents of In-Class Students Only
Please attend the Zoom Parent Meeting Tonight Oct. 1 with Principal at 7pm
Meeting ID 887 7133 3374 Passcode hv77jV
R E M I N D E R
🔻🔻🔻🔻Half DAY on F r I d a y Oct. 2 – Dismissal for 4th Grade at 11:35 🔻🔻🔻
Walk – A- Thon Update – please make Pledges to Walk and Get Sponsors – Remember it is $200 per Family . Getting Sponsors is much better than having to pay it yourself .
We are walking everyday and recording our number of steps.
🌸🌸🌸🌸. C a n c e r M o n t h 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸
Honoring Cancer Month in October – Students did a great job with Writing Prayers and Cards of Hope for those who have passed / in the struggle / and those in remission. We also sent cards to St.Judes Children’s Hospital to offer words of hope, prayers, Love
💐💐💐🍅🍅October is Italian Heritage Month 🍋🍋🍅🍅- Students will create various posters, flags, ships, and sayings to honor this culture .
“Pink Day”.Final Project to honor Cancer Awareness Oct. 23 – All Desks in Pink !,
Fun Day – Walk – A- Thon – “”Off to theParking Lot We Go “ Walking and Singing – Lets bring in that $200 per family so we can honor the Fundraiser . Oct.23 rd Dress Down 💥💥💥Week of October 26th is final week to bring in Walk-a-thon money. 💥💥💥
Dress Down Tues Oct. 27th – $2.00
P a r e n t V o l u n t e e r s needed foe November – Must be Virtus Trained !,,🍀🍀🍀Go to Virtus.com for training and certificate- We Need You!,,🍀🍀🍀Thank You!
Halloween Party on Fri. October 30th for In School students. /Children at home must make an appointment to pick up Candy. They may not come during school hours.
Children may wear costumes but no masks over masks. This is dangerous. Let’s be safe. Students may order pizza by bringing in$5.00 for 1 slice and a drink or $7.00 for 2 slices.
October Student of the Month
Ethen entered the 4th Grade with such enthusiasm and interest. He enjoys participating in class lessons and particularly enjoys class project. He has a sincere passion for helping others so he volunteers to always assist when someone is need. Ethen has been elected to be the 4th Grade class Vice President as a result of his trustworthiness, He takes his job very seriously and carries out this office with such professionalism. It is my honor to recognize Ethen Krisnanand for Student of the Month,
🍅 🍅 N o v e m b e r
Remember to do Temperature Checks Daily on App – it’s Mandatory – Lets Stay Safe!
All Saints Day on Nov. 2 ✝️✝️
Homework Week #9 🌈Week of Nov. 2. 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼
Math Pages 83 – 95
Science – Read pages 59 – 6o. Answer Quest. /Research Report- Due Wed- How Do Plants n Animals Depend on each other – Cover /2page write – up / pix / Resource page
ELA – Wonders Text p. 94-97
Religion Project – Due Wednesday Nov 4th – Create “A Thankful Tree” – Draw Or copy leaves – Write what you are Thankful for on them / collect some twigs and glue them together / glue the leaves on the twigs / Place twigs in a cup, bottle , or box -Social Studies -Read /Answer Questions to pages 26-43 Research the Celebration of Diwali.
🕰🕰🕰. P a r e n t M e e t i n g 🕰🕰🕰
November 4th – Parent Night with Principal and Pastor – Please Attend -at 7pm
Meeting ID 886 4572 9962 – Passcode – mZ7KKY
Updates about the 4th Grade 👍👍👍👍
The Class is making Good Progress and they are well behaved –
Please encourage them to Proofread their Work before submission
They really enjoy Math Drills and Projects –
Continue the Good Work!!,
🍁🍁🍁🍁Half Day on Friday – November 6th / No After School 🍁🍁🍁🍁
🦚🦚🦚🦚🦚No School on Veterans Day Nov. 11🦚🦚🦚🦚
🌿🌿🌿🌿Progress Reports Will be Ready Next Week ! 🌿☘️🌿☘️🌿
HoneWork – Week of Nov. 9th 🌼🌼🌼🌼
S.S – Read about Longhouses in text – Design a Longhouse due Nov. 13 Prepare a 3 Page Report about how you constructed your house and give the dimensions / Science – Read pages 62 -67 Prepare a Food Chart of healthy foods and categorize Answer all questions from readings / Religion- Read / Ams. Questions p. 60-63 / Math – pages 96 -113 ELA Wonder Text – Read Answer Quest. 98-101 / Workbook p. 4-15
💙💜💜💜 C o m m u n i t y S e r v ic e P r o j e c t 💜💜💜💙
NOVEMBER 📣💙💜💙💜 SOCK DROP / We will COLLECT NEW SOCKS for the needy. We will Donate them to a “Restful Nights “ Shelter – Due Date – November 30th
Homework Week of Nov 16th 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼
Math – Do pages 109-112 / Continue to work study and write out Multiplication Tables Social Studies – Read p. 52-57 Write 1 page Synopsis / Design a TeePee and Write a 3 page Chart on the Iroquois, Algonquin Indians and site Similarities. You may use a Venn Diagram. For Celebration of Diwali – Create a Vegetarian Curry Recipe – Must Study Chapter in Social Studies for Test on the Native American Indians 💥💥💥💥
November 14th – Important Notice about OUR SCHOOL – Although the Public Schools are closing and going fully Remote, according to Principal Bellone we are still OPEN and we will await our instructions from the Diocese.
Reminder – Must Take Temperature Checks Daily -as per Board of Health
Homework – Week #9 / Week of Nov. 23rd
ELA – Grammar – Select video of your choice to watch on Verbs /Adverbs-make a list of 10 Verbs and 10 Adverbs / Write 10 sentences for each using a Thanksgiving Theme – Fir Social Studies – Design a Pilgrim Girl and Pilgrim Boy
November Student of the Month
Ethen has been dedicated to his studies since school began. He actively participates in all subjects, always completes his homework assignments , and especially displays an excellent command of Math. He is a role model and is always willing to assist his classmates. I am constantly in awe of the tremendous amount of respect he has for his teachers. His dynamic Art ability is quite evident – which is why all of his projects are simply Outstanding. What an absolute Joy he is to have as a student – which is why it is a pleasure to have him recognized as our November Student of the Month.
🥾👠🥾Walk- A- Thon Results for 4th Grade 👞👢👡
Congratulations – Harsmeet Bra – the Most Steps / Aaron Mahadeo – the most Sponsors
We will only have 2 Days of School during the Week of Nov. 23 ( Mon and Tuesday )
Our Thanksgiving Holiday begins on Wednesday Nov. 25th – Have a Safe Holiday !,
Homework over the Thanksgiving Break – Nov. 25 – 29 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼
Work on I Ready Math/Reading – 1 hour Daily /Practice Times Tables/ Add to your Multiplication portfolio / Write a 2 page Response to your Thanksgiving Holiday
Greetings Families – Reminder – If you Traveled OUT of STATE it is absolutely Crucial that you follow the Mandatory New York State COVID 19 Guidelines Upon Returning in order to protect Yourself and Others. ✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️ Please -We Must Stay Safe!
Homework – Week of Dec. 1st 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼
Science Test – Thursday Dec. 3 Verbal and Written – Chapter on Nutrition and Health
Math – pages 113 – 127
🧦🧦Religion – Writing Prayers for special Chid / Sharing stories about Advent 🧦🧦
🧦Reminder – HELPING THOSE IN NEED AT “RESTFUL NIGHTS “ SHELTER 🧦
🧦🧦🧦🧦Final Day to Donate Socks – Monday Nov. 30 🧦🧦🧦🧦
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SOCK DONATION – We collected 455 Socks !
✝️✝️✝️WE WILL PARTICIPATE IN MASS ON NOV. 30 at 9:30✝️✝️✝️✝️
✝️ Advent Begins – Let us be Prayerful as we prepare for the coming of Christ ✝️
Dec. 4, 2020 Half Day – Dismissal 11:35
Dec. 8 – Tuesday – No School
🎵🎵 💽Our Annual Christmas Concert💽🎵🎵
We are preparing Christmas songs this week to be recorded for our fundraiser – Please make sure you sign the Permission Form for your child to be video taped.
🌺🌺 F u n d r a i s e r 🌺🌺
We are preparing a “Winter Wonderland” project in the lower church at the behest of Father Gannon. Parishioners will be permitted to come in and vote for a fee and select their favorite Winter table from Pre-K through 8
Report Card Distribution begins on Dec. 9th if all financial commitments are paid Only.
We will have Phone or Virtual Conferences as long as all financial Obligations are met. A schedule will be set up.
🎁🎁🎁🎁Incarnation Christmas Sale Begins Dec. 7 🎁🎁🎁🎁
Students may participate in our annual Holiday sale beginning Dec. 7 by bringing in $2.00 or more to go shopping for all sorts of fun items !!
Report Card Phone Conferences Scheduled between 12:30 – 1:30 and 2:30
Christmas Concert Video Production for Christmas FundRaiser – See Email
Photo Permission Letter must be signed.
Preparation for Christmas Concert Video – Remote Students Videos due by Dec. 11
Homework -Due Dec. 12th The Following Math Pages have been assigned for week of 12/7 P. 133-135 Study Chapter Vocab P. 138 for Upcoming Test / Prepare to Discuss the You Tube Video Presentation of “The Nutcracker” – Write a 1 page Reaction Paper
Homework – Dec. 15th 😀😀😀
Science – Research / Write / Prepare to discuss how Snowflakes are formed.
Homework – Due Dec. 17th😀😀😀
Social Studies – Read and Complete the Focus Lesson Review- vProject: Create a Candy Cane Village / Math – Do Pages 147 – 148
School-wide Remote Day – Dec. 17th 🧚🏽♀️🧚🏽♀️🧚🏽♀️🧚🏽♀️🧚🏽♀️
Annual School Wide Fun Project – Crazy Christmas Week – see email❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️
Christmas Holiday Homework – 🌺
Missing Assignments to be turned in after Christmas Break
Happy Advent / Merry Christmas / Happy Kwanzaa – Return to school date – January 4
Happy New Year !!
December Student of the Month – Sophia Gadwah
Sophia is a delightful and very respectful student.
She has an excellent command of the subject of I am proud to announce that she has recently agreed to accept the position of class officer. In this role, she has assisted by keeping the class quite organized.
She is admired for her phenomenal projects because she is so creative. This young lady is a significant asset to the school and I have the distinct pleasure of teaching her.
Homework – Week of Jan. 8 – Math – Do pages 149 – 152 / Science – Read p. 76-83 respond to all questions / Math – 153-155 / ELA – Read and Do page 18 – 19 in Workbook Religion -Project Disciple p. 76 – 77 / Math – p. 163 – 165 / ELA – Write 5 Resolutions
Homework – Due Jan-11 – 15 Math – p. 145 – 196/ Religion- Read 80-81 Write all of the Celebrations learned in your notebook. Math – 199-200 / Science -90-93 Quick Check Social Studies – Prepare 2 page Dr. King Research Report / Science -Do pages 101- 103 Research a poem about Loving Hands – Write your own version and design a creative pair of hands / Math – 219-221 / Do the Dr King Kindness and Justice Challenge Project
No School – Dr. King Observance ✊✊✊
Homework due by Jan 23rd – Math – 231 – 251 / ELA – Wonders Text, Read 180-184 Write sentences for Vocab. using the Theme “Respect”
January Student of the Month – Mia Ramkasoon
Mia has worked diligently to achieve this honor. I am extremely proud of her consistent lady-like behavior and respect for her teachers and classmates. She particularly enjoys discussions in literature and works diligently to provide quality responses to questions.
She has a phenomenal creative ability, and this is clearly demonstrated through projects. She is a joy to have in the classroom. I am so proud of her progress.
Homework January 18 – 22 😀😀😀
Math – Watch 4th Grade Videos Do page 317 Write 4 examples of Factors / S.S. – Watch Inauguration – Write 1 page Reaction About what you learned / Math -285 289 /
Notice – Students Must be in full uniform on Thursday January 28 as we will have Camera Men in the school to film the work on the walls and they will do Interviews. This can be viewed on the Catholic TV Channel in honor of Catholic Schools Week. Hooray for Incarnation Catholic Academy !🧬🧬🧬🧬🧬
Homeork – due by January 29 😀😀😀😀
Religion – Read 96- 97 Write 10 Commandments for Home and 10 For School / Create a Time Line about Dr Kings Life and One for Rosa Parks / Create a Catholic Schools Week Poster / Create 5 Number Patterns / Science – we will study the Winter Plant called the Cotton Stem – Do Research / Collect some twigs from outside – and use cotton balls to glue on the stems to represent this winter plant and Present on Friday Jan 29
❤️❤️. February 🤎🤎
Homework Due Monday Feb. 1st. 😀😀😀😀
ELA – Wonders Workbook – Read and Do pages 20-25 / Create a Poster using the following theme: Excellence, Faith, Service Dress Down on Monday Feb. 1st – Great Job on doing Daily Temperature Checks Have a Great Weekend!!,,