Grade 4/5

Term 4 Learning

Welcome to Term 4! 

We had such a busy term in Term 3 and Term 4 promises to be no different! 

We are looking forward to another term of wonderful learning experiences      

Thanks - Latham, Leroy, Teagan and Chris
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Religious Education Units

Concept: Origins

SCRIPTURE, ISRAEL AND JESUS

Level Descriptor

Scripture is the living voice of God that speaks through a variety of literary forms that convey the original author’s intention for their time.

Achievement Standard

Explore selected literary forms of Scripture to understand messages from the Old and New Testaments.

CHURCH and TRADITION                          

Level Descriptor

The mission of the Church in the world is continued through the actions and ministry of the communion of saints, and people across time.

Achievement Standard

Identify how the actions and ministry of the communion of saints and others across time have continued the mission of the Church.

    Numeracy Focus

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

     Grade 4

    Fractions:

    • I can use a fraction wall to find equivalent fractions
    • I can locate, represent and count by quarters, halves and thirds, including with mixed numbers, on a number line.
    • I can convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions.

    Decimals:

    • I can recognise (read, write & represent on decimat) that the place value system can be extended to tenths and represent/connect it as a fraction
    • I can recognise (read, write & represent on decimat) that the place value system can be extended to hundredths and represent/connect it as a fraction

     

    Grade 5

    FRACTIONS

    • I can locate and represent unit fractions on a number line.
    • I can order common unit fractions.
    • I can locate and represent unit fractions on a number line.
    • I can add fractions with the same denominator
    • I can subtract fractions with the same denominator
    • I can count by fractions including mixed numbers.
    • I can compare common unit fractions. Using the symbols  < or >
    • I can write decimals to thousandths (words/numbers)

    DECIMALS

    • I can read decimals to thousandths.
    • I can compare decimals using the symbols <  > or =
    • I can order decimals
    • I can represent decimals on a decimat.
    • I can locate decimals on a number line.

      Integrated Inquiry

      Grade 4:

      How do living things depend on each other and the environment to survive?

      Grade 5:

      Does the majority rule Australia?

      We are learning about:

      • The three levels of government
      • How the voting system works in Australia
      • Explaining how laws are passed through government

      Natural Disasters

      We are learning about:

      • The different types of disasters around the world
      • Disasters that have occurred
      • The implications of a natural disaster to an affected area and people

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      Literacy Focus

      Writing 

      Narrative & Persuasive

      • Plan, draft and publish imaginative and persuasive print choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience
      • Create literary texts using realistic and fantasy settings and characters that draw on the worlds represented in texts students have experienced

      Reading

      Understand how adverb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases work in different ways to provide circumstantial details about an activity

      Speaking & Listening

      Understand differences between the language of opinion and feeling and the language of factual reporting or recording 

      Spelling:

      Grade 4:

      • aw in saw
      • q & u in quilt/queen 
      • m/mm/mb common errors
      • s in treasure
      • que/k  in antique & kitten 
      • our in colour

      Grade 5:

      • I saying ‘e’ in ski
      • gu in guitar
      • au in sauce
      • ou in young
      • ou in famous 
      • ar in warm & ough in bought

      Visual Arts

      Our Art Show is in Week 3 of this term!

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

      Indonesian

      • I can engage with texts, relying on graphics, key words and examples to support understanding.
      • I can create subject-focus sentences, and use simple possessive word order (teman saya, rumahnya).
      • I can use prepositions such as di atas/dalam/belakang
      • I can respond to texts such as descriptions and conversations using modelled language.