February 13

Weekly update and reminders

Reminders for this week:

  • WINTER FUN DAY IS ON THURSDAY!!! Here is a list of FAQ’s about the day that has also been shared with students and will come home with them tonight.
  • NO SCHOOL on FRIDAY, FEB 10th

Homework:

  • NO HOMEWORK! ENJOY THE BREAK!

Whats happening in grade 4:

  • Our JOIN competition submissions are coming in thick and fast. I will be reaching out with consent forms next week for those who are submitting entry. Those who chose to learn Sign Language, I will post a video update on there progress!
  • Our Stop Motion project is coming to a close. I AM SO PROUD of each and every student, their dedication and perseverance whilst completing. We most certainly have some budding directors, producers, set designers and editors even voice over actors… in our class!
  • We have been learning about persuasive writing; the tools and features that make our writing more convincing such as rhetorical questions, using facts and statistics to back up our opinions as well as repetition, exaggeration and emotive words.
  • Our Habitats projects have come to a close also – please see individual blogs for updates on this, this week.

Global connection:

Two students connected with a sign language interpreter from Israel – they connected for introductions and have sent a list of questions to assist with their JOIN project:

February 10

Grade 4 Extended – Articles games

Dear Grade 4 class,

Here are a few games that will help you practice for Wednesday’s quiz on the Articles. You also have a study packet which should help you practice 🙂

 

https://www.francaisfacile.com/exercices/exercice-francais-2/exercice-francais-10855.php

https://www.francaisfacile.com/exercices/exercice-francais-2/exercice-francais-15869.php

https://www.francaisfacile.com/exercices/exercice-francais-2/exercice-francais-33331.php

https://www.francaisfacile.com/exercices/exercice-francais-2/exercice-francais-93338.php

https://www.francaisfacile.com/exercices/exercice-francais-2/exercice-francais-41348.php

https://www.quia.com/rr/976341.html

https://www.quia.com/hm/204747.html

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Bonne chance!

 

February 6

Weekly update

Reminders for this week:

  • Reminder about getting your ski forms and money into class! Winter Fun Day is fast approaching!
  • Want to support the Grade 8 grad trip? Each Friday hot chocolate will be sold outside of the gym!

Homework:

Whats happening in grade 4:

  • We started our entries for the JOIN competition as a part of JDAIM (Jewish Disability Acceptance Inclusion Month) from interviews to raps to skits and artwork…

Learning ASL:

Building sound background for an inclusive rap…

Interviewing younger students:

January 30

Weekly updates

Reminders for this week:

  • Reminder about getting your ski forms and money into class! Deadline is Friday February 3rd
  • Want to support the Grade 8 grad trip? Each Friday hot chocolate will be sold outside of the gym!
  • Calling all budding Grade 4 artists – click here for the Ottawa Kindness Art competition
  • Dress Down for CHEO on Friday, January 27 th – Don’t forget your loonies and toonies!

Homework:

  • Week 3 of Novel study and task check in. Next, Monday, February 6th is the final check-in where a minimum of 8 tasks should have been completed and your novel finished.

Whats happening in grade 4:

Stop motion recording time… some films have been shot and are in the editing stages!

Taking ownership of their own learning through self reflections and assessment:

Of course… More snow fun at recess!