January 17th 2020 Week B next week

Dear Parents,

On Monday we will go on our field trip to inquire into the Vietnamese New Year. Please help your child to bring sensible walking shoes, a snack, water bottle, hat and small backpack or bag to carry these personal items in.

After Tet our curriculum focus will be:

  • Reading – Narratives – Monitoring meaning, visualization, inferences and author’s message
  • Writing – Procedural
  • UOI- New unit – Science – How The World Works – Matter
  • Math – We have started inquiring into measurement – Length and time

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • January 17: Beginning of Semester 2
  • January 22 (Wednesday), 8.00 – 16:00: Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • January 24 – February 2: Tet Holiday

QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR CHILD

  • Why do Vietnamese celebrate Kitchen God Day? What is the story behind this tradition? Can you explain this video to me?
  • What do these words mean: length, width, height?
  • What is a “unit” when we are measuring?
  • Which information report did you decide to publish? What is it about?
  • What did you buy at Grade 4 Market Day this week?

Images from our time with our buddies thie week:

 

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