Grade 4/5

Term 2 Learning

Welcome to Term 2! 

We had a fantastic, settled term last term. 

It was great to be onsite for the whole term!

We are looking forward to another wonderful term working with your children.         

Thanks - Latham, Leroy, Teagan and Chris

Religious Education Units

CHURCH AND TRADITION

The Holy Spirit empowers the Church community to be people of unity and justice through witness and ministry.

Suggest how the Church community, by their witness, can become people of unity and justice through the action of the Holy Spirit.

Describe how the Church community can become people of unity and justice through the action of the Holy Spirit.

 

CHRISTIAN ETHICS: PERSONAL AND SOCIAL

God’s love calls people to live justly and peacefully; to serve others with respect, sensitivity, compassion and love. 

Provide examples of how Christians are called to be active witnesses as disciples to God’s love.

    Numeracy Focus

    What will Grade 4/5 be learning in Numeracy this term?

    Addition and Subtraction

    Grade 4

    • I can use efficient mental strategies  to solve addition and subtraction problems - I can explain the relationship between addition and subtraction
    • I can use efficient written strategies to solve problems
    • I can apply my strategies to solve worded problems.
    • I can use equivalent number sentences involving addition and subtraction to find unknown quantities.
    • I can apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems and prove my answer.

    Grade 5

    •  I can use efficient mental strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems.
    •  I can use estimation and rounding to check the reasonableness of answers.
    •  I can use efficient written strategies to solve problems.
    •  I can apply my addition and subtraction strategies to solve worded problems.  
    •  I can use equivalent number sentences involving addition and subtraction to find unknown quantities.
    •  I can use my calculator to solve problems.

    Integrated Inquiry

    Grade 4 - Feathers, Fur or Leaves

    We are learning about:

    • the features of living and non-living things

    We will know we have been successful when:

    • we can name observable features of a a variety of  living things.
    • we know that living things can be further classified

     

    Grade 5 - Earth’s Place in Space

    We are learning about:

    • The solar system (planets around us, constellations, how planets orbit around)

    We will know we have been successful when:

    • We can explain the Earth’s place in the solar system
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    Literacy Focus

    Spelling

    Grade 4

    • wr in wrist
    • or in worm
    • g in giant
    • ui in fruit and ew in screw
    • se in horse

    Grade 5

    • st in castle
    • ss in dress
    • pp in puppy
    • a in zebra
    • a in swan

    Writing

    Narrative

    Persuasive

    Information reports

    Visual Arts

    We are continuing to prepare for our Art Show in later in the year. 

    We can't wait to share our artwork with you!