Ms. Darlington

Welcome to Grade 4 with Ms. Darlington at SGA!
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This week, we are reminded of Jesus Christ's sacrifice for us. How can we make sacrifices in our daily lives? Let us take this time to reflect on we can be more like Jesus at school, in our home life and in all that we do.

Note: This page will be updated weekly (generally Sunday), and as needed throughout the week. In aligning with an ECO school, our monthly calendar can be found on the left column.   

Upcoming dates/ Information

Pitch-in (Clean-Up) Day-Apr.23

P.A. Day-May 3

Catholic Education Week-May 6-10

Mass at SGA-May 7  

Beauty and the Beast at SFA (gr.4)- May 8


 Balloons April birthdays- Sam: April 8th, Carter April 16th


Supplies needed in our classroom: paper towels, hand sanitizer and kleenex. Thank you for your donations! 

Thank you to Oakley's mom for continually supplying our classroom with items needed. A special thank you to this family for also donating goblets and juice for our Last Supper celebration. 

Week at a Glance: (April 15th- 19th)

Happy Easter! 
MONDAY-  Easter Monday! No school! Earth Day! 

TUESDAY-  Lunch Lady, Gym, School Clean Up Day! 
WEDNESDAY-  Library Time, SUBS
THURSDAY- All work complete! 
FRIDAY- Good Friday (No School)

Reminder: We are a PEANUT FREE classroom. Thank you for helping to keep our classroom a safe learning place.

Tentative schedule for learning this week (subject to change):

writing
Literacy:

Writing/ word work/ grammar-
- Journals: continued focus on revising and proofreading skills, building on strong paragraph form
- Grammar: focus on contractions, Word work activities (Disciple focus)
- Writing focus (Disciple focus... extension with learning)

Reading
- Small group reading with a focus on comprehension strategies 
(CAFE model!), listening to literature and independent reading daily (Drop Everything and Read= DEAR time), Reading on The 12 Disciples

Oral communication- presenting I-Movies (not covered last week)

Media literacy-
Camp flyers (completing published form)
Health posters


math
Math: 
Number Sense, Algebra and Measurement

- Multiplication strategies, relationships between multiplication & division and determining missing numbers in equations
(Example: What is the missing number in the equation __ x 3= 24)

- Continued learning on decimals to tenths, leading into adding fractions to tenths (continued fraction concepts as well)

- Leading into measurement: area of polygons

Practise, practise, practise of multiplication facts! 

science

Science: Mrs. Nandan


Social Studies:
Mr. Ashworth (People and Environments)

faith
Religion:
Religious Education: Focus on learning more about the 12 Disciples following our Last Supper (and leading into Catholic Education Week), prayer and intentions

Family Life: Living in the World (Earth Week theme- caring for all of God's gifts of creation)

Physical Education:
 

Tuesdays- "spring" fitness and soccer skills. DPA is integrated daily in our classroom. 

Health: Taught by Ms. Darlington (Term 2): Substance Use, Additions and Related Behaviours 
Continued focus on making informed choices on smoking- factors around this
(Poster focus, media literacy)

French: 
Taught by Ms. McKinnon (A days)



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The Arts (Visual Arts): 
The Last Supper- art focus

Music/ dance/ drama focus: ‚Äč
Drama focus- Stations of the Cross (presenting on Thursday)