Home Learning activities

I hope you are all enjoying these unexpected days off! Here’s a link to a grid with some activities you can complete during the days you were scheduled to be at school until Chinese New Year. These activities are optional, but strongly encouraged. Happy Chinese New Year – I’m excited to see you all back at school […]

Grade 4 Camp

We are looking forward to the Grade 4 camp this year!! All pertinent information can be found on the letter below (linked below). Two important deadlines that need attention are: Friday 9th February – Payment by cheque or cash and permission form should be handed to homeroom teachers Wednesday 7th March – Camp registration has been completed online G4 Camp 2017/2018 […]

Friday February 2, 2018

This week in 4D… we started the week with a ‘musical chairs narrative share’ where students rotated around the room giving feedback to each other on their narratives we are still in the planning stages of our second narrative and doing some research to help us with our stories in math we’ve been working on […]

Swimming

Dear Parents,   As you know Grade 4, 5 and 6 will be starting swimming next week as part of their PE Programme. Please note the following: Swim Hat Uniform The Aquatic department and PE Department are introducing a PE swimming Hat Uniform. Students must wear a swim hat at the pool.  Swim Hats are […]

Friday January 26, 2018

This week in 4D… we continued with our work on measurement, focusing mainly on unit conversions students designed title pages for HWOO unit in our process journals we heard from 3 guest speakers over 2 days and took notes from their informative presentations using annotation as a strategy to understand text better, we worked on […]

Friday January 19, 2018

This week in 4D… we worked on our summative visible thinking activity and began to self-assess our understanding of the HTWW unit students spent some time reflected on their goals, identifying progress and generating ideas for new goals we completed another set of math measurement rotations – the focus this week was volume/capacity students continued […]

Friday January 12, 2018

This week in 4D… we used our estimation skills to generate a set of data which we then used to determine mean, median, mode of the set of numbers we continued with the editing and revising of our narratives students completed reading comprehension tasks on Studyladder we worked on comprehension while reading articles about valleys, […]

Friday January 5, 2018

This week in 4D… we inquired into the impact of natural disasters on the planet and people our work on data handling continued and we learned about the terms mean, median, and mode students researched average January high and low temperatures around the world and created a double bar graph displaying their findings we learned […]

Wednesday December 13, 2017

This week in 4D… we had our final sessions of Coding and Tinkering students continued working on their narratives we looked at line graphs, bar graphs, and pictographs all related to weather patterns around the world a Grade 9 French class joined us to sing some French Christmas carols we completed a ‘Marshmallow Snowman’ multiplication […]

Friday December 8, 2017

This week in 4D… the highlight was our skating trip on Wednesday – thank you to parent volunteers for joining us! we continued our work on data handling, students created bar graphs or line graphs to chart rainfall and temperature over 12 months we have been reading articles about earthquakes and tectonic plates, discussing new […]

Friday December 1, 2017

This week in 4D… we continued exploring what happens when you multiply or divide by 10, 100, 1000 students completed their narrative plans and we began writing drafts Ms. Fung joined us for a lesson on how to create animations by coding we have been working on reading comprehension skills what a focus on non-fiction […]

Friday November 24, 2017

This week in 4D… we started the week with another coding session lead by Ms. Fung students had their third ‘Tinkering’ session with Ms. Lam we worked on variations of our Heads & Legs math challenge in another math activity, students designed their own restaurant, calculating area of floor plans and using multiplication and division […]

Friday November 17, 2017

This week in 4D… after editing and revising their descriptive writing, students published their work Ms. Fung joined us for a lesson on coding, where students had to write the codes on Scratch to create letters of the alphabet students presented their research findings about how various tools and technology have changed over time we […]

Friday November 10, 2017

This week in 4D… we worked on two new descriptive writing pieces and compared ‘telling’ sentences with ‘showing’ sentences looking through a Thesaurus we generated many vocabulary ideas to include in our writing we had a ‘math talk’, identifying and sharing strategies for multi-digit multiplication students worked on a complicated 2 digit by 1 digit […]

Friday November 3, 2017

 This week in 4D… Ms. Lam joined us to lead our second ‘Tinkering’ session where students had to design, create and test a container to hold an egg that would withstand a drop of 2 metres 4D did an amazing job organizing their own Halloween party – all committees are to be congratulated for their […]

‘Pathways to Success’ info from Guidance Team

Dear Parents: The Guidance Team is pleased to invite you to the “Pathways to Success”  information evening on Thursday, November 9th starting at 6:30 p.m. in the LLAC (with refreshments at 6:00p.m.). This evening will outline the Upper School Guidance program, which helps prepare students for their postsecondary and career goals. The Guidance Team will […]

Friday October 27, 2017

This week in 4D… in math centres this week students worked on creating geometry dictionaries, building 3D shapes from nets and creating 3D skeletons, completed a ‘Building Views’ challenge, worked on Mathletics geometry tasks, and continued with our 2D shape toothpick challenges we determined the multiplication facts that students should work on first, ideally practicing […]

Message from LS Counsellor

Coffee Morning – Bilingualism in Children: Separating Fact from Fiction Join us for a presentation focuses on the nature of bilingual development; ESL & language delay; the benefits of bilingualism; and common myths & misconceptions.” Join us on Tuesday, October 24  (8am-10am) in the LLAC with Arthur Fang, a pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist. Please RSVP. Lora lee Lower School Guidance Counsellor Grade 3-Grade […]