Articles by: Grade 4

Terrific TAP Parents and Fantastic Facilitators!

Terrific TAP Parents and Fantastic Facilitators!

Sun Valley is lucky to have a fantastic Teacher Assistant Programme (TAP). Each week our passages are filled with our wonderful TAP parents giving up an hour a week to assist our Grade 4s. Some days we do group work where we work on our reading. Other days we review Mathematical concepts like time or multiplication. We are so grateful[Read More…]

by November 2, 2016 Grade 4
An Awesome Time on Camp in Grade 4

An Awesome Time on Camp in Grade 4

The Grade 4s ventured off on their very first school camp to Rocklands Campsite… where we were in for a jam-packed, fun-filled 18 hours of awesomeness! The teachers were met by ecstatic children and their somewhat emotional parents. The children hurriedly got rid of their bulging bags and the fun and games started straight away… After our initial games we settled into the hall where we were[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 Grade 4
E-Colour Week in Grade 4

E-Colour Week in Grade 4

This past week was dedicated to E-Colours. The aim was to transform every aspect of the Grade Fours’ learning into multifaceted E-Colour activities and exercises; and what a SUCCESS it was! We believe that knowing, and being able to know one’s self and being able to work with other people effectively is an essential part of the children’s lives in[Read More…]

by September 28, 2016 Grade 4
Dunes and All in Grade 4

Dunes and All in Grade 4

On Monday the Grade 4s embarked upon construction of their valley scenes. Much excitement, and not to mention copious amounts of play dough, greeted the teachers as they entered the Grade 4 passage. The children got stuck in with huge smiles on their faces. Colours were matched, shapes were checked and fun was had by all involved. The creativity on display[Read More…]

by September 14, 2016 Grade 4
Rock Toyz Fun in Grade 4

Rock Toyz Fun in Grade 4

The Grade 4s so enjoyed their Rock Toyz experience last week. Weeks were spent preparing the class dance routines. We laughed, we cried but in the end we all dug deep and showed immense tenacity and GRIT.    Such fun was had dressing up and doing each others makeup; even the boys got involved and had a blast! The Grade[Read More…]

by August 31, 2016 Grade 4
Rocking with Excitement about ROCK TOYZ in Grade 4

Rocking with Excitement about ROCK TOYZ in Grade 4

The Grade 4s have thoroughly enjoyed the lead up to our Rock Toyz play. We have been rehearsing our dances and preparing our costumes for the dazzling production that is about to hit the stage. Grade 4 Keller are the ‘toyz’ lying in the the cupboard that come alive once everyone has gone to sleep. Grade 4 Bonthuys are the ‘toyz’ that have been thrown[Read More…]

by August 17, 2016 Grade 4, Uncategorized
The Grade 4s Learn About Voting

The Grade 4s Learn About Voting

In light of the 2016 Local Government Elections, the Grade 4s have spent some time thinking about elections and voting. Even though the girls and boys are still a good few years away from being able to vote in the general elections, they have started to learn about how voting works and what casting a vote means. The Grade 4s[Read More…]

by August 4, 2016 Grade 4
Grade 4 Making the Walking Circuit Count!

Grade 4 Making the Walking Circuit Count!

The Grade 4 have really enjoyed doing the Walking Circuit to the best of their ability this year. The boys and girls push themselves to the limit to do everything properly and complete the circuit to gain points for their co-operative group. The highlight of the circuit is the warm-up! The children take turns to lead the stretches and complete[Read More…]

by July 21, 2016 Grade 4
Conquering the Mountain in Grade 4

Conquering the Mountain in Grade 4

Last week the Grade 4s had a wonderful time hiking the mountain up to Peers Cave. It was a perfect sunny day in winter when the Grade 4s set out to conquer the mountain. There was much excitement in the air and we couldn’t wait to see the cave we had learned about a few weeks before. We learned many[Read More…]

by June 17, 2016 Grade 4
Grade 4s Get Their E-Colour Bands

Grade 4s Get Their E-Colour Bands

In Grade 4 we are learning that not everyone thinks and acts the same and that is okay. In fact, that is what makes life so colourful and fun! We all have the four colours within us: (blue/green/yellow/red). No combination is better than another. We experienced this first hand during our BIG sit where we learned that we are all[Read More…]

by June 1, 2016 Grade 4