Friday April 20, 2018

This week in 4D… students rotated through various fraction and decimal centres as we worked towards consolidating concepts this week we began group research projects about the causes of instability in ecosystems, with each group focusing on a different environmental issue we read Wolf Island as a class and discussed/recorded ideas about who/what was responsible […]

Friday April 13, 2018

This week in 4D… we have explored various symbiotic relationships in ecosystems in our math work we have been focusing on identifying equivalent fractions and reducing fractions we have also been working on adding and subtracting with decimals Ms. Fung joined us this week for another session of robotics we began novel studies – over […]

Novel Studies

Dear Parents, This week we will begin some novel studies/literature circles. We have focused a lot on non-fiction text this year and this will be a great change and chance for us to study some well-known fictional text. We will have Ms. Calanchini assisting us with these and to create more space in our class, […]

Thursday March 29, 2018

This week in 4D… we started the week with a visit to the G7 classrooms where we listened to science presentations related to our current UOI on Monday afternoon we were lucky enough to get seats to the Suessical Dress Rehearsal students have been inquiring into different ecosystems and gathering information about organisms within and […]

Friday March 23, 2018

This week in 4D… we started the week with a reflection Blog Post about camp students completed a spelling check-in activity and we worked through some frequently misspelled patterns to end the HWOO unit, students presented their case studies on natural disasters to the class we completed a final unit assessment and reflection in math […]

Book Swap – Thursday March 22

Yippee! The Book Swap for grades 3-6 will be Thursday, March 22nd, before school in the 12th floor cafeteria! Students can bring in books to swap one-for-one. How easy is that?!? If they don’t have any books to exchange, they can pay $10 for a used book. Kids can also use their leftover Flower Fair tokens at a rate […]

Friday March 9, 2018

This week in 4D… most students managed to complete their blueprints for their buildings, including the calculations for Perimeter and Area of each room and building in total we began literacy centres targeting some specific needs with regards to handwriting, grammar, summarizing, spelling and typing skills on Tuesday we were able to attend the Grade […]

Friday March 2, 2018

This week in 4D… we revisited the important components of a narrative and students continued working on their writing using our ‘I Survive’ mentor text, we read aloud and discussed good choices the author made we continued with the floor plans of our houses and began to calculate area and perimeter of rooms with a […]

Flower Fair Tomorrow

Just a reminder that the Flower Fair is taking place tomorrow. 4D will visit the fair from 8:30 – 9:00am. Tokens have been delivered to the classroom for those who ordered them in advance.

Camp Presentation

Please click on the link to see the presentation that was given by camp providers today at the parent info session. CDNIS – School Presentation Don’t forget to complete the online registration to sign your child up for the camp! (link in presentation slides and on past blog post)

Reminders

Camp Information Session The Treasure Island Camp information session for parents will be taking place tomorrow morning from 8am – 9am in the library pit. Please come along if you have any questions about camp this year. CNY Dress Down Week All week long students can wear Chinese dress if they wish. We will be […]

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 […]