Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Canadian Pacific Railway


Please use the booklet to learn about and study the CPR. 

We will be having a test on May 31st.

Please focus on:

- positive and negative outcomes of the CPR
- first Prime Minister of Canada
- basic understanding of the treatment of Chinese labourers
- founding provinces
- guides used to trek through mountains
- the importance of the CPR in the expansion of Canada

** If you are unable to read the photocopied version, you can access the original version
http://www.cpr.ca/en/about-cp-site/Documents/cp-history-for-students.pdf


As discussed in class:


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Field Trip!


On Wednesday, May 23rd, the Grade 4s will be going to the H. R. McMillan Space Centre. We have been learning about the moon this term in science and are looking forward to the new moon program offered. Students will need to bring a packed lunch and water as we will be there until 1:30.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Boring weekends? Looking for something to do?



Consider checking out UBC's Science Rendezvous this year! Science Rendezvous is an annual festival held across Canada. On Saturday May 12 (10 AM – 2 PM) several departments on UBC campus will host demos, workshops, and hands-on experiments. Take a ride on a hovercraft, discover micro-organisms in the pond, check out explosive chemical reactions, explore quantum physics, and learn how fire, ash, and magma made the Earth we walk on today...and more!

You can also participate in our Science Chase - visit all check points before 2pm to win some awesome prizes! 


Thanks to parent, Sharon Rootman for sharing information about this exciting event coming up at UBC!

For more information, click here



Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Book Talk


Grade 4 will be preparing a "Book Talk", where they will have to convince their classmates why their favourite book is their favourite. The outline was given out yesterday, and students are in the beginning stages of planning an oral presentation. 

The schedule for oral presentations is as follows:

June 18th: Hana

June 19th: Taya

June 20th: Alexis, Layla, Natan, Zachary, Bailey, Devon W, Joshua

June 21st: Nora, Sarah, Sacha, Devon M, Jadeyn, Yale

June 22nd: Maya, Abe, Sharon


Thursday, April 26, 2018


                                                        


The final Caribou Math Contest will be taking place next Wednesday, May 2nd at lunch time. All math enrichment students are expected to participate, as well as those who would like the challenge! In order to prepare, please play Sokoban (click here).

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Yummiest Test Prep Ever!

In partners, students practiced for their Moon Phases quiz with the help of oreo cookies! Yum!







Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Moon Quiz





Next Thursday, April 26th, students will be quizzed on the phases of the moon. Not only will they need to know the correct terminology, but also the picture that matches. Students are bringing home their study sheet today.