Friday, October 11, 2019


Students in Grade 4 have the opportunity to participate in the Canadian Caribou Math Contest. While it is an optional contest, it is mandatory for those students in math enrichment. 

The first contest will be held at 11:30 on Wednesday, October 16th.

Please visit: https://cariboutests.com for more information.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Current Events Assignment




This week 4A is tasked with completing a current events assignment for homework. They must find 6 current events (2 local, 2 national, 2 international) that they will write about. Students are welcome to look at newspapers or online. They are reminded to avoid selecting stories that are too scary or otherwise inappropriate.

Some online resources:

https://www.cbc.ca/kidsnews/

https://teachingkidsnews.com

https://www.currents4kids.com

https://thetyee.ca

https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/topic/kids

https://newsforkids.net

https://www.dogonews.com


Friday, October 4, 2019

Mark your calendars!


In science this term we've been learning about the moon and its effect on living and non-living things. On November 20th we will be visiting H.R. MacMillan Space Centre for some exciting programming. More information will come closer to the date.


Thursday, October 3, 2019

FSA Exam Schedule

On the following dates, please ensure that your child is at school promptly and well-rested.

Thursday, October 10th (Numeracy - Problem Solving)
Friday, October 11th (Reading response)
Wednesday, October 16th (Reading comprehension online)
Thursday, October 17th (Numeracy - online)
Thursday, October 24th (Writing)
Monday, October 28th (Reflection activity online)

Please note that there are no study documents or preparatory materials.


Thursday, September 26, 2019

Continents and Oceans quiz

4A completed quizzes on the 7 continents and 4 oceans. These quizzes have been marked and are being sent home today.

Thanks.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Phases of the Moon





In science this term we are learning about the Moon. We have learned about the phases of the Moon and the correct terms (gibbous, crescent, new, full, waning, waxing). Students will have a quiz on these Moon phases next Thursday.

For a quick tutorial, click here or here.

To practice, click here or here.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

World Geography



In social studies, we are learning about the 7 continents and 4 oceans. We have done a variety of activities in class and we'll be having a short quiz next Thursday, September 26th. Students will need to be able to identify the 7 continents and 4 oceans on a map of the world.

To practice, click here or here.