Friday October 20, 2017

This week in 4D… we finalized our goals this week and have shared them in the student Red Binder folders on their Drives after completing an experiment to test strength of 3D shapes, students learned that a cylinder is the strongest – see if they can explain why! in our Process Journals we created a […]

Field Trip Tomorrow!

Just a reminder… Our Field Trip to the Hong Kong Museum of History is tomorrow. Our class has decided to wear their regular summer uniforms (not PE). Students should bring: snack & lunch (lunch is provided only if student is school lunch) water bottle hat backpack to hold these items We will depart school at […]

Friday October 13, 2017

This week in 4D… we started the week with a multi-digit addition math challenge we are in the process of publishing our ‘Family/Value’ writing Ms. Fung joined our class to support students as they added the Red Binder menu to their online portfolios using WordPress on Thursday morning we visited Mr. Sharp’s Pre-Reception class to […]

Friday September 29, 2017

This week in 4D… we spent some time preparing for 3 Way Learning Conversations by looking at different aspects of school and identifying strengths and things to work on I continued to pull small reading groups out, focusing on reading with fluency and vocabulary we completed a Place Value summative task requiring students to problem-solve, […]

Friday September 22, 2017

This week in 4D… in our math centres we have been working on both Place Value tasks and multi-digit addition and subtraction we completed a reading comprehension focusing on gaining meaning from non-fiction text small groups have been meeting to read with me, with a focus on reading with fluency, exposure to unfamiliar vocabulary, and […]

Thursday September 14, 2017

This week in 4D… we began a unit on Place Value and rotated around G4 classrooms to work on specific skills The Lower School guidance counselor, Ms. Lora Lee, came to our classroom on Monday and explained how the brain works Ms. Fung joined our class on Tuesday for an introduction to Coding using the […]

Friday September 8, 2017

This week in 4D… we completed 3 MAP testing sessions students worked on their ‘Thumbprint/Values’ Writing project and they are looking quite good! we completed a summative task for patterning in Math, students finished a prior-knowledge task for Place Value we began to explore larger number, how to write them in expanded notation, say them […]

Class Parent

4D is looking for someone (or a small group) to act as ‘class parent’. Responsibilities would mainly be coordinating a few class celebrations throughout the year. If you are interested please send me an email. Thanks!  

MAP Testing Schedule

Dear Parents, The Grade 4 students will be taking the MAP test this week. Our test schedule is listed below: Monday 9:30 – Reading Thursday 9:30 – Math Friday 9:30 – Language   To prepare for the test, please ensure your child does the following: Get a good night’s sleep Eat a healthy breakfast Bring […]

Friday September 1, 2017

  This week in 4D… we continued exploring patterns using hundreds charts, calculators, and through problem solving questions students rotated through math centres to consolidate understanding of patterning in numbers we had 1:1 writing conferences to look at ways to improve our writing good copies of our ‘Figure Me Out’ math activity were completed we […]

Friday August 25, 2017

This week in 4D… students rotated through 5 differentiated math centres related to patterning and algebra we worked through the writing process to produce our second draft of ‘Letters from Grade 3 Teachers’ students solidified and signed the classroom Essential Agreement and Essential Agreement for Computers we read several books related to our unit, identifying […]

Friday August 18, 2017

What a busy week! Everyone is settling in nicely and we had some great opportunities this week to learn more about each other. Here’s a quick summary of highlights from the week: We participated in many cooperative activities to create a sense of community in the classroom. 4D developed an Essential Agreement & spent time practising routines […]

G4 Intro Letter

Dear Grade 4 Students and Parents, Welcome to a new school year at CDNIS. We hope everyone had an enjoyable and relaxing summer holiday. We are looking forward to starting the new school year and getting to know the Grade 4 community.   Below is some important information about Grade 4.   Learning to Learn […]

Welcome to 4D!

It was great to see so many of you at Open House on Friday! Just a reminder about Monday morning… when you arrive at school go to the 6th Floor Playground and I will pick you up there. Have a great weekend and see you Monday morning!