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Welcome to Ms. Madaio’s 4-1 class page!

Welcome to the 4th Grade. I look forward to this wonderful and exciting year!!

All homework and tests will be posted here as well as in the student’s homework notebooks. Please only do the assigned pages and sign all homework.

Upcoming tests:

 

***ALL homework is done in script***

Classwork and Homework for the week of 5/18/2020:

Monday 5/18/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. LA Today:LA Textbook page 24-25 #1-20Directions: #1-8 write your answers, #9-13 make a T chart put simple subject on one side and simple predicate on the other side, #14-18 write your answers, #19-20 write the sentence correctly. Do it in your notebook first then put your answers online.
  3. SS: read and summarize pg 232-233
  4. Religion: read and summarize pages 272-274(4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. ELA read for 30 minutes
  2. LA Today: pg 25 #21-40 follow the books directions
  3. Social Studies: page 232  define the vocabulary        

Tuesday 5/19/2020:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Google classroom: LA Today pg 31 #1-10 write the answer and  #11-18 make a T chart write the complete subject and complete predicate
  3. SS: read and summarize pages 234-235 copy the chart on page 234
  4. Religion: read and outline pages 275-277 , also copy the key words in your notebooks. (4-1 only)

Homework: ( and catch up on all missed work for this week)

  1. LA Today: read for 30 minutes and LA Today pg 32 #1-18 follow the book instructions
  2. Social Studies: pg 235 #  1,3,4

Wednesday 5/20/2020:

Classwork:

 1. ELA: read for 30 minute.

2. ELA: LA Today pgs 33 #1-18 write your answer.

3. SS: list all important people and dates

 

4. Religion 4-1 only: read and summarize pages 278-279

Homework:

  1. LA Today: pg 34 #1-18 write your answer
  2. SS: review your notes

Thursday 5/21/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. LA Today: pg 35 #1-10 write the word run-on or sentence, 11-18 put a dash (-) between the two complete thoughts.
  3. SS: pg review your notes from this past week
  4. Religion (4-1 only): do the work on pg 280 and 282

Homework:

  1. ELA: LA Today pg 36 # 1-23 write the answer
  2.  SS: review chapter 9 lesson 1

 

Friday 5/22/2020:

Classwork: Catch up day

  1. Wonders book pgs
  2. SS:
  3. Religion:

Study and review all notes. Have a great weekend!!

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Classwork and Homework for the week of 5/11/2020:

Monday 5/11/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. LA Today: worksheet online – answers online – three column chart one column “adverb”, 2nd column “verb”, 3rd column “how, when, where”  and watch the video that was posted last week.
  3. SS: read and summarize pg 222-223 amendment 21-27 test is open from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  4. Religion: read and summarize pages 260-261 (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. ELA read for 30 minutes
  2. Social Studies: page 222 define the vocabulary        

Tuesday 5/12/2020:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Google classroom: worksheet -either print out the worksheet or copy it into your notebook. Make a T column chart (adverb on one side and How, when ,where on the other)
  3. SS: read and summarize pages 224-225
  4. Religion: read and outline pages 262-263  , also copy the key words in your notebooks. (4-1 only)

Homework: ( and catch up on all missed work for this week)

  1. LA Today: read for 30 minutes
  2. Social Studies: no homework   

Wednesday 5/13/2020:

Classwork:

 1. ELA: read for 30 minute.

2. ELA: LA Today pgs 432-433 #1-20 answer only.

3. SS:read pages 226-227 #1,3,4

 

4. Religion 4-1 only: read and summarize pages264-265

Homework:

  1. LA Today: pg439 # 13-17 written out in your notebook
  2. SS: review your notes

Thursday 5/14/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. LA Today: pg 442 #1-20 Make a T chart adverb in one column and “how, when, where” in the other column.
  3. SS: pg pg 228 # 1-10 (1-5 answers only and 6-10 complete answers online)
  4. Religion (4-1 only): complete the summaries from this week.

Homework:

  1. ELA: LA Today pg 438 # 13-17 written out
  2.  SS: review chapter 8 lesson 2,

 

Friday 5/15/2020:

Classwork: Catch up day

  1. Wonders book pgs
  2. SS:
  3. Religion:

Study and review all notes. Have a great weekend!!

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Upcoming tests:

Monday 5/11/2020 amendment test 21-27

Tuesday  5/12/2020 SS chapter 7 test

***ALL homework is done in script***

 

Classwork and Homework for the week of 5/4/2020:

Monday 5/4/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. LA Today: pgs 422-423 # 1-20 answers online – three column chart one column “adverb”, 2nd column “verb”, 3rd column “how, when, where” also take notes from the textbook and the video.
  3. SS: read and summarize pg 214-215
  4. Religion: read and summarize pages  (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. ELA LA Today: pg 438 #1-6 follow the same instructions for the classwork
  2. Social Studies: page 214 define the vocabulary        

Tuesday 5/5/2020:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. LA Today: pgs 424-425 # 1-20 T column chart (adverb on one side and How, when ,where on the other)
  3. SS: read and summarize pages 216-218
  4. Religion: read and outline pages  251-253, also copy the key words in your notebooks. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. LA Today: pg 438 # 7-12 same directions as the classwork
  2. Social Studies: pg 218  questions #1,3,4 also write down all important people and dates for tomorrow’s zoom meeting

Wednesday 5/6/2020:

Classwork:

 1. ELA: read for 30 minute.

2. ELA: LA Today pgs 426-427 #1-10 and pgs 428-429 #1-10 also takes notes on  pgs 426 and 428 before starting the work. Write your answers only online and in your notebooks.

3. SS: write down all important people and dates. Write your Harriet Tubman journal online.

 

4. Religion 4-1 only: read and summarize pages 254-255

Homework:

  1. LA Today: pg 427 #11-20 and pg 429 #11-20 answers only in your notebook
  2. SS: review your notes

Thursday 5/7/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. LA Today: pg 430-431 #1-20
  3. SS: pg 215, 217, 218 answer the quick check questions also copy the “what you learned” box into your notebook. (page 218)
  4. Religion (4-1 only): pg 258 #1-10 ( written out in the notebooks 1-8 write 9-10 complete sentences) 1-8 answers only online 9-10 complete sentences.

Homework:

  1. ELA: LA Today pg 438 #18-23 and pg 439 #24-29 Plea write them out in your notebook
  2.  SS: review chapter 8 lesson 1, amendment test 21-27 Monday

 

Friday 5/8/2020:

Classwork: Catch up day

  1. Wonders book pgs
  2. SS:
  3. Religion:

Study and review all notes. Have a great weekend!!

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Classwork and Homework for the week of 4/20/2020:

Monday 4/20/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonder book: pages 282-285
  3. SS: read and summarize 180-182 and study amendments 1-10 a test will be given Thursday.
  4. Religion: read and summarize pages 208-211 (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: Think about the skill or craft that you learned last week. Write your first paragraph (5-6 sentences) tonight in your notebook. Answer the question what did you learn and who helped you.
  2. Social Studies: page 180 define the vocabulary        

Tuesday 4/21/2020:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonder book: pages 286-288
  3. SS: read and summarize pages 183-185
  4. Religion: read and outline pages 212-213 , also copy the key words in your notebooks. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: Think about the skill or craft that you learned last week. Write your second paragraph (5-6 sentences) tonight in your notebook. Answer the questions when, where and how did you learn this new skill or craft.
  2. Social Studies: pg185 questions 1,3,4

Wednesday 4/22/2020:

Classwork:

 1. ELA: read for 30 minute.

2. ELA: Wonders book pages 289-291

3. SS: Look back at pages 180-185. In your notebook, list all people, dates and inventions. Write down a couple of facts about each one.

 

4. Religion 4-1 only: read and summarize pages 214-215

Homework:

  1. ELA work on the third paragraph of the essay. Answer the question why and summarize your feelings about what you learned.
  2. SS: review your notes for chapter 7 lesson 1-2
  3. Study amendments 1-10 test tomorrow. It will be open between the hours of 9:00 and 11:00 am.

Thursday 4/23/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonders Book pgs: 292-300
  3. SS:on pgs 181, 183, 185 write the quick check questions and answer them
  4. Religion (4-1 only): pg 218 answer #1-10 in your notebooks and put the answers online. Remember to answer in complete answers  (for the online work: 1-4 either write true or false, if it’s false change the sentence to be true, 5-8 just write answer, 9-10 answer in a complete sentence). In your notebooks write everything out.

Homework:

  1. ELA: online write the completed essay that you worked on all week.
  2.  SS: review chapter 7 lesson 1-2

 

Friday 4/24/2020:

Classwork:

  1. Wonders book pgs
  2. SS:
  3. Religion:

Study and review all notes. Have a great weekend!!

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Classwork and Homework for the week of 4/6/2020:

Monday 4/6/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonder book: page 268-271
  3. SS: read Chapter 7 Lesson 1, explain why the Battle of Lake Champlain was an important turning point. Write this in your notebook and answer it online as well.
  4. Religion: read pages 232-234 , summarize in your notebook. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: pgs 272-275
  2. Social Studies: read chapter 7 lesson 1 and continue to study the amendments.

Tuesday 4/7/2020:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonder book: pages 276-279
  3. SS: research Red Jacket. Write a short biography about her life. Essay form 5-6 sentences. Please remember to INDENT!!
  4. Religion: read and outline pages  238-240, also copy the key words in your notebooks. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: pgs 280-281
  2. Social Studies: pg

Wednesday 4/8/2020:

Classwork:

 1. ELA: read for 30 minute.

2. ELA: Think of a new skill or craft that you would like to learn during the Easter break. Briefly describe the task or skill and answer the 5 (who, what, where, how and why) questions about it. When we return from break you will write more about it. Write down a rough draft in your journal section of your notebook.

3. SS: Imagine you are a pioneer. Write a journal entry about your adventure in settling into a new area. Write this in your notebook and online as well. I will post the question online on Wednesday.

 

4. Religion 4-1 only: write a prayer of praise and thanksgiving for the Triduum.

Homework:

  1. Wonders book pgs
  2. SS:

Thursday 4/9/2020: Holy Thursday no school – remember to pray

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonders Book pgs:
  3. SS:
  4. Religion (4-1 only):

Homework:

  1. Wonders book pgs
  2.  SS: Study the amendments, a test will be given when we return to school.

 

Friday 4/10/2020: Good Friday No school – remember to pray

Classwork:

  1. Wonders book pgs
  2. SS:
  3. Religion: page write everything out in your notebooks, and put your answers online under the Religion section.

Study and review all notes. Have a great weekend!!

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PLEASE ask all family members and coworkers to participate in our Read-a-thon!!

Classwork and Homework for the week of 3/30/2020:

Monday 3/30/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonder book: page 222-227
  3. SS: Chapter 7 Lesson 1-read and outline pages 172-173
  4. Religion: read pages 196-197 , summarize in your notebook. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: pgs 228-231
  2. Social Studies: pg 172, define the vocabulary and Continue to study amendments 1-27

Tuesday 3/31/2020:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonder book: pages 232-237
  3. SS: read and outline pgs 174-175
  4. Religion: read and outline pages 198-199 also copy the key words in your notebooks. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: pgs 238-241
  2. Social Studies: pg 175 #1,3,4 write your answers in your notebook and online. Continue to study all of the amendments

Wednesday 4/1/2020:

Classwork:

 1. ELA: read for 30 minute.

2. Wonders Book: pgs 242-247

3. SS: reread pages 172-175 and answer the quick check questions on pages 173 and 175. Write your answers in your notebook and online as well.

4. Religion read and summarize pages 200-201

Homework:

  1. Wonders book pgs 248-251
  2. SS: page 175 answer question #5 in your notebook and continue to study the amendments

Thursday 4/2/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonders Book pgs: 252-257
  3. SS: answer the following questions in your notebook and in google classroom as well: How did Mary Jemison come to live with the Seneca?, How were the streets of Buffalo, NY organized?
  4. Religion (4-1 only): read and summarize pages  202-203 answer the questions on page 206 #1-10. Write them out in your notebook and put the answers online.

Homework:

  1. Wonders book pgs 258-261
  2.  SS: Study the amendments, a test will be given when we return to school.

 

Friday 4/3/2020:

Classwork:

  1. Wonders book pgs
  2. SS:
  3. Religion: page write everything out in your notebooks, and put your answers online under the Religion section.

Study and review all notes. Have a great weekend!!

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Classwork and Homework for the week of 3/23/2020:

Monday 3/23/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Complete any missing pages in the coach book. This book should be completed by Friday 3/20.
  3. Wonder book: pages 170-177
  4. SS: summarize amendments 21 and 22 in your notebook.
  5. Religion: read pages 184-185 , summarize in your notebook. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: pgs 178-181
  2. Social Studies: Continue to study amendments 1-22

Tuesday 3/24/2020:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Complete any missing pages in the coach book. This book should be completed by Friday 3/20.
  3. Wonder book: pages 182-187
  4. SS: summarize amendments 23and 24  in your notebook.
  5. Religion: read pages 186-187, summarize in your notebook. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: pgs 187-191
  2. Social Studies: Continue to study all of the amendments

Wednesday 3/25/2020:

Classwork:

 1. ELA: read for 30 minute.

2. Wonders Book: pgs 192-199

3. SS:summarize in your notebooks amendments #25-26

4. Get pledges for the Read-a-thon!!

5. Religion read and summarize pages 188-189

Homework:

  1. Wonders book pgs 200-205
  2. SS: study the amendments

Thursday 3/26/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonders Book pgs: 206-211
  3. SS: summarize in your notebooks  amendment 27
  4. Religion (4-1 only): read and summarize pages 190-191

Homework:

  1. Wonders book pgs 212-215
  2.  SS: Study the amendments, a test will be given when we return to school.

 

Friday 3/27/2020:

Classwork:

  1. Wonders book pgs 216-221
  2. SS: study the amendments and reread your notes that you took these past 3 weeks. Some of your responses are online may have been adjusted by me, so please check your work online and review your notes.
  3. Religion: page 194 write everything out in your notebooks, and put your answers online under the Religion section.

Study and review all notes. Have a great weekend!!

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Classwork and Homework for the week of 3/16/2020:

Monday and Tuesday 3/17/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Complete any missing pages in the coach book. This book should be completed by Friday 3/20.
  3. Wonder book: pages 108-111, 118-125
  4. SS: summarize amendments 11,12,13,14 in your notebook.
  5. Religion: read pages 172-175, summarize in your notebook. (4-1 only)

Homework:

  1. Wonders book: pgs 112-117
  2. Social Studies: Continue to study amendments 1-10

Tuesday 3/17/2020:

  1. see above

Wednesday 3/18/2020:

Classwork:

 1. ELA: read for 30 minute.

2. Wonders Book: pgs 132-139

3. SS:summarize in your notebooks 15-16

4. Get pledges for the Read-a-thon!!

5. Religion read and summarize pages 176-177

Homework:

  1. Wonders book pgs 140-145
  2. SS: study amendments 1-16

Thursday 3/19/2020:

Classwork:

  1. ELA: read for 30 minutes
  2. Wonders Book pgs:146-151
  3. SS: summarize in your notebooks and online amendments 17-18
  4. Religion: 4-1 only list 4 facts about St Joseph.

Homework:

  1. Wonders book pgs 152-159
  2.  SS: Study amendments 1-18 a test will be given when we return to school.

 

Friday 3/20/2020:

Classwork:

  1. Wonders book pgs 160-169
  2. SS:summarize online and in your notebooks amendments #19 and 20.
  3. Religion: read and summarize in your notebooks pages 178-179

Study and review all notes. Have a great weekend!!

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Important message from the Diocese: PLEASE READ

Posted on April 2, 2020

Dear Families,
As remote learning becomes part of the fabric of our current reality, it is important to
create structures and expectations, which help all involved succeed and stay healthy and
sane. To that end, as we come to the close of the 3rd week of providing teaching and
student learning experiences from our homes, it is important to establish schedules, but
also allow for the schedule to change…
The expectations of students, and the demands of the educational community are changing
radically during this COVID-19 crisis; necessarily, the role of the teacher is changing as
well.  It is important as we continue with distance learning that faculty have the
opportunity to participate in professional learning workshops, seminars and planning
sessions.    
Effective Friday, April 3, 2020, a proposal has been developed to make some shifts in the
instructional week. Moving forward, students will continue to complete all assigned work
tasks, projects and activities.

Teachers will have the opportunity on Fridays for:

Student Assessment:

 to be able to maintain and review student work/videos/photos

uploaded to the Google Classroom and provide

feedback in writing or by video.

Parent Outreach:           

 to be able to contact and communicate with

families the academic progress of their child(ren).

Planning/Networking:

 to have a designated time to devote to planning

lessons and learning activities, and to be able to

 collaborate with colleagues remotely using technology

tools (such as: Zoom, Microsoft Teams conference, Google Classroom).

Professional

Development:  to be able to receive further professional development. 

Please note that this new model being implemented allows for students to use
Friday’s as a time for some students to “catch-up” on previously assigned tasks,
activities and projects, and others to work on enrichment activities. Friday’s are not
to be seen as a day off. The expectation is for students to continue their studies.
Student attendance will continue to be taken on Friday’s.

We continue to thank you for being partners with us during these difficult times and wish
God’s continued blessing over you and your loved ones.

(Brooklyn/Queens Diocese)

School Closed Through April 20, 2020

Posted on March 16, 2020

Superintendent of Schools Thomas Chadzutko, Ed. D., has announced that all elementary Catholic Academies and Parish Schools in Brooklyn and Queens will remain closed until April 20, 2020. This follows last week’s announcement that the schools would be closed this week, March 16-March 20, 2020, out of an abundance of caution. The decision mirrors the New York City public schools announcement.

“The decision to close is based on the interdependency of services between public schools and Catholic schools,” said Dr. Chadzutko.

Many families that attend Diocesan schools depend on the New York City services such as bus transportation, meals, nurses, and crossing and security guards.

“If there was a safe way for us to open sooner, we would, but we cannot function without those essential services,” said Joan McMaster, Associate Superintendent for Principal and Teacher Personnel.

The latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control is to restrict gatherings of 50 or more people. Clearly, the school environment would be in violation.

The contingency pandemic plan, which is part of the Office of the Superintendent school crisis management plan, includes digital, distance and alternative instruction for students so that their education is not disrupted. A complete transition to that model of instruction will take place this week.

The Office of the Superintendent is in daily communication with city and state officials and is part of the Coronavirus Education Task Force of the NYC Department of Education. During this time, there is a constant reassessment of the situation and the necessary response in an effort to keep our school community safe.

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