Weekly Outline  

WEEKLY OUTLINE

January 14-18

GRADE 4

 

 

LANGUAGE

(Ms. Khilnani)



 

Writing:  Students will continue their experience with Procedural writing and explanations. At the end of this unit, they will produce, publish, and present their cumulative projects.  

Students will continue their year-long journal writing format and participate in the weekly activities.

Students will also continue their penmanship this week as well.

Students will also start a new pen pal with an ONtario grade 4 class.

 

Reading: We will continue the novel this week, A Fish in the Tree. Students will continue with comprehension questions, vocabulary and lessons that enhance reading.

Students will also be introduced to the article of the week (unfortunately did not happen last week based on schedule) which we will continue for the duration of the school year. Students need the opportunity to become familiar with a variety of text formats.

 

Grammar: Students will review capitalization and punctuation and be tested on it this week.

 

Spelling: Students will take part in spelling activities.

We will have a spelling test on Friday.

 

MATHEMATICS

(Ms. Khilnani)


 

This week, students will continue to work in the Saxon textbook and in their notebooks. This week, we will move on to Lesson 66-70. We will continue with the format of speed math and mental math as warm-ups.

And the fun part: students will continue with Prodigy. Students are able to play prodigy at home if they like.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

(Ms. Khilnani)

Students have been introduced to the new concept of PBL,and will now start collecting data. Groups will be formed and research will start. We will also continue learning about Canada’s Regions.

 

SCIENCE

(Ms. Khilnani)

Students will continue their second unit in Science. We will complete the unit on Sound this week and prepare for a quiz next week on Light and Sound

Media Arts

(Mrs. Grovum)

Students will examine Diversity in Literature this week as we celebrate Diversity Week

 

VISUAL ART

(Ms. James)

This week students will continue practicing their new pointillism technique.  Over the next few week, students will work on a collaborative piece inspired by the famous painting “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be taking part in basketball skill development this week. Students will also take part in cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).  

 

MUSIC

(Mr. Kudera)

  • Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises 1 to 8

  • The students will be introduced to the instruments available for term II.  Instruments for grade four are keyboard/piano, glockenspiel, recorder, and guitar.  Students wishing to play an instrument not on the list must be currently taking lessons on the instrument they wish to play during term II.

HEALTH &     PEOPLE SKILLS

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will begin their new unit this week.  They will be learning about tobacco and the short and long-term effects of smoking.  They will continue to identify what tobacco is and begin to examine negative health risks associated with smoking and “vaping.”   

FRENCH

(Mme. Grovum)

Students will continue their term with a new unit on Festivals.

DRAMA

(Ms. Weston)

Students will continue to work on their Shakespeare play Much Ado About Nothing. Students will be asked to brainstorm a costume for their character that can be made up of clothing they have at home. Students will be asked to practice their lines at home.

COMPUTERS

(Mr. Kudera)

  • review login procedures

  • designing a poster using Google Docs