Welcome to Grade 4

Pinwheels in STEAM

Pinwheels in STEAM

Grade 4 students made pinwheels in STEAM as a lead-in for our next unit of inquiry on energy. If our pinwheels were wind turbines, we could turn wind energy into electrical energy!

Student Led Conferences

Student Led Conferences

This week families were invited to come online so their learners could share their work with them. While it was very different this year, the students still enjoyed explaining their work to parents and relatives. The students talked about why they did the work, what...

Getting ready for Student Led Conferences

Getting ready for Student Led Conferences

Student Led Conferences are just around the corner. Next Tuesday and Wednesday to be exact. Grade 4 students are excited about sharing their learning with their parents at this important event. They are compiling a portfolio of work as a slideshow to share. They will...

Spirit Week in Grade 4 – Day 2

Spirit Week in Grade 4 – Day 2

Day 2 of Spirit Week was "dress as something musical" day. Mr Eriks dressed as Jimmy Cliff, the famous reggae performer and Ms Kirsty was an orchestral conductor. All week the students came dressed up and had a wonderful time. On music day we had Aidan with his...

Grade 4 has Spirit!

Grade 4 has Spirit!

Spirit Week was a huge success and truly lifted our spirits. A student favorite was Disney / Cartoon Character Day. Do you recognize these superheroes, one of which was even mentioned in our weekly Kahoot?

Spirit Week in the Library!

Spirit Week in the Library!

Spirit Week was a lot of fun this week in the library! We even had a visit from Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus books on Wednesday. I think the week may have tired out the grade 5s!!! .

وبدأ العد التنازلي لخير الشهور ( رمضان في قلبي ) مشروع طلاب الصف الرابع

وبدأ العد التنازلي لخير الشهور ( رمضان في قلبي ) مشروع طلاب الصف الرابع

بدأ طلاب الصف الرابع بتنفيذ مشروع ( رمضان في قلبي) للبدء بالاستعداد التفسي لاستقبال خير الشهور ، وسيستمرون بتنفيذ المشروع لبداية الشهر الفضيل على أمل اكتساب أكبر قدر ممكن من الخصال الحميدة في حياتهم اليومية وذلك من خلال تنفيذ عمل واحد صالح أو أكثر من عمل وتلوين السحب...

A Visit from Grade 7

A Visit from Grade 7

We had some special visitors from Grade 7 just before guided reading on Sunday! As part of their Services Action (SA) commitment, several students helped the Grade 4's make an origami frog. The fourth graders were great listeners and the seventh graders communicated...

Vernal Equinox

Vernal Equinox

Did you know that this Sunday, March 21st was the Vernal (Spring) Equinox? The Grade 4’s do! There are 2 equinoxes a year and it is when night and day are the same length. Grade 4 graphed the time of sunrise and sunset for the 21st of each month all year to see when...

Library Times- Book Clubs, Bravery and Backpacks

Library Times- Book Clubs, Bravery and Backpacks

This week the library has been hopping, with books coming in and out, a new Scholastic Book Order opening ( see more below)  and students talking lots about reading. We are still working hard to organize and get the library up to date. There are quite a few...

Explorers helped to complete the map of the world

Explorers helped to complete the map of the world

Maps of the world looked very different 500 years ago before explorers had travelled to the far flung places of the world. Most maps just had a large blob of land at the bottom. This was because people knew about all the land in the northern hemisphere and they...

6 Traits of Writing in Grade 4

6 Traits of Writing in Grade 4

This week we introduced the students to the idea that all good writing includes six key ingredients: ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions—the Six Traits of Writing. We started with ideas and some practice writing.

Stand Up Tall!!

Stand Up Tall!!

Primary Information Literacy classes read " Stand Up Tall, Molly Lou Melon"  by Patty Lovell this week and really took a close look at ways to describe characters.  We looked at physical descriptions, as well as personality characteristics and also character actions.

يوم اللغة الأم

يوم اللغة الأم

تزامنا مع يوم اللغة الأم الذي صادف يوم الأحد الموافق ٢١ فبراير،والذي يحتفل العالم به، سطرت أنامل طلاب الصف الرابع عبارات جميلة وبراقة يعبرون فيها عن حبهم للغتهم الأم اللغة العربية الخالدة والباقية للأزل وسيطرت لغة الفخر على كلماتهم المعبرة عن لغتهم العريقة الخالدة لغة...

Government in Grade 4

Government in Grade 4

What sort of government exists in your home country? Grade 4 students investigated this very question and produced wonderful posters to share their work. This was the final task for our How We Organise Ourselves unit about government systems. The students learnt that...

Celebrating our Mother Tongues

Celebrating our Mother Tongues

As was mentioned in our weekly e-mail, there are many different mother tongues in the Grade 4 group; seven to be exact. We were able to acknowledge all of them by writing poems on Sunday with words from each student's home language.

Digital Super Heroes

Digital Super Heroes

The grade 4 students have been learning about digital citizenship in their Information Literacy classes with Ms. Margot. The students have been discussing ways to be good digital citizens and prevent cyber bullying. Each student created a digital super hero with...

Oman Week became Oman Fortnight

Oman Week became Oman Fortnight

Grade 4 enjoyed Oman Week so much we decided to continue some of our activities into this week. On Monday, we made Omani bread. Not the traditional way as that involved getting hands in the dough, which we just couldn't do! Mr Eriks and Ms Kirsty mixed the dough in...

Kahoot Thursday

Kahoot Thursday

Every Thursday the Grade 4 students play an interactive quiz game called a Kahoot. It's a fun way to conclude the week and to self assess that week's learning. The students really look forward to it!