Friday June 8, 2018

This week in 4D… we continued with our review of math concepts from the year students completed and presented their novel study commercials students shared their iTime projects with each other we met with our learning buddy classes to wish them a wonderful summer we had a great 4D party which students organized themselves! we […]

Friday June 1, 2018

This week in 4D… we completed our final rotations of probability centres students have been working on their second novel study, reading as a group and completing comprehension activities we have been exploring what makes an effective ad and critically evaluating both old and current ads students worked together to create advertisements for CDNIS after […]

Friday May 25, 2018

This week in 4D… we had our final session of Body Science with Ms. Williams students have been rotating through probability centres we completed a reading comprehension exercise related to our unit in groups of 5 students analyzed and annotated a persuasive text, they then formed new groups to share their findings with others we […]

Friday May 18, 2018

This week in 4D… we completed all of our presentations on issues causing instability in ecosystems students completed their second body science session using 2 dice we created a chart to determine the probability of rolling each number from 2-12 we explored the vocabulary used when talking about probability of events occurring students shared the […]

Friday May 11, 2018

This week in 4D… we began inquiring into our new unit by analyzing advertisements we completed 1 of 3 Body Science sessions with Ms. Williams students developed a presentation rubric which we then used to peer assess our STP presentations as we complete some final fraction and decimal activities, we are beginning to look at […]

Friday May 4, 2018

This week in 4D… we continued working on our research and presentations for Sharing the Planet we have been learning about ways in which people are taking action to help ecosystems and the environment our first novel studies are almost complete, students’ final activity was to work on a summary of the book and give […]

Friday April 27, 2018

This week in 4D… students completed 3 sessions of MAP testing in the areas of reading, math, and language we spent time preparing evidence for the Student-Led Learning Reviews continuing with novel studies, students read together with their groups, discussed details of the novel together, and completed a variety of literacy activities related to their […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]