Grade 4

Grade 4

2017


4B - Jaimee Burgoyne

4S - Nathan Saliba

4H - Hanh Cong


PLT leader - Mitra Serovski


LITERACY     

 

  

The Year 4 program will give students the opportunity to develop, improve and extend their knowledge in all areas of Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing.


The English program aims to further develop in students:
•    An ability to speak, listen, read, comprehend, write with purpose, enjoyment and confidence
•    An understanding of the different purposes for reading and writing
•    An appreciation of different types of texts

Students borrow take home books and are expected to read at home each night.


NUMERACY  

 

 

The Year 4 program will give students the opportunity to develop, improve, refine and extend their knowledge and skills in all areas of Maths - Number and Algebra, Measurement and Goemetry, Statistics and Probability. They will have opportunities to apply their skills to real life experiences.

The Maths program aims to assist students to:

•    Develop confidence and competence with a variety of mathematical skills
•    Build upon their existing knowledge and skills
•    Learn new mathematical skills and use them when solving problems
•    Apply maths skills in every day situations

 


INQUIRY    

  
  

This year, grade 4 students will study five main topics. The topics are started with an essenital question that students explore through an inquiry process.  

The topics to be studied are:

 
Classroom Community - What do I need to be a great learner? 
- You and I - What does it mean to be Australian?
- Go For Your Life - Why does it matter what we eat?
- Now You See It, Now You Don’t - How does the way we live affect all living things?
- Forces and Movement - What are forces? How do forces affect objects?

 
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING
 

Kings Park has a social and emotional well-being program. This has a whole school focus aimed at developing the necessary values and social skills for effective communication within the school and in the community. The program is supported in grades through a range of activities, role-play, discussion and games. Each Year 4 class will incorporate the schools core values which are learning, responsibility, tolerance and getting along. 


VALUES
 
 
As part of the Values Program, grade 4 students are involved in the Peer Support Program which is led by Grade 6 students. Through discussions and organised activities, students develop strategies to co-operate with others and deal with problems.

 

 

 

The grade 4s are also involved in a Buddy Program where each student is paired up with a student from the grade 2 area. Students are invloved in a range of activities that helps to promote the four core values. 


 

  

EXCURSIONS


As part of the social and emotional learning and inquiry based program, guest speakers, incursions and excursions are planned to support learning.


PARENT INVOLVEMENT


Parents are welcome to assist with class activities and excursions. If you have any queries or concerns regarding your child, please make a mutually convenient time to meet with the class teacher outside of class teaching time.