Class 4

Class 4

The 4th grader finds balance in the 4 elements, directions, and seasons. Cross stitch, Celtic knots, fractions, geography, local history, stories from Canada’s Indigenous People, Norse mythology, heros and the Kalevala. Grammar and composition. The comparative study of humans and animals. Strings, choir, Eurythmy performance, PE and French.

Revealing Strength, Courage & Adventure!

Main Lessons

Language Arts

  • Writing
  • Reading for comprehension
  • Spelling
  • Grammar and Speech Formation
  • Paragraph development
  • Dramatization
  • Composition and Letter Writing
  • Book reports

Mathematics

  • Fractions (equivalent fractions, expanding, reducing, greatest common factors and least common multiples)
  • Long Division
  • Long Multiplication
  • Geometric Movement

Natural Sciences

  • Study of humans and animals

Geography

  • Local Geography
  • Map Making (travel routes, home and school)
  • The four directions, geographic placement through movement

Social Sciences

  • Norse Mythology and Sagas
  • Stories from Canada’s Indigenous People
  • History of North Vancouver
  • Early Settlers

Specialty Subjects

  • French (writing, reading and vocabulary)
  • Watercolour painting (warm/cool colours), Form drawing, Advanced drawing techniques, Beeswax modelling, Celtic knot illustrations, Modelling animals & local land forms
  • Cross Stitch, Embroidery, Felting
  • String orchestral instrument, C Flute, Singing (canons and rounds), Choir, Musical notation (sing and play from sheet music)
  • Eurythmy, Cooperative Games and Sports, Day Hikes
  • Overnight trip to Big House
  • Class play based on curriculum
For more information, contact our Admissions Coordinator
604-985-7435 ext 200
admissions@vws.ca



The Vancouver Waldorf School is situated on the unceded ancestral territory of the Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw) and Tsleil-Waututh (səl̓ilwətaɁɬ) Nations.

Main Campus

2725 St Christophers Road
North Vancouver, BC V7K 2B6
(604) 985-7435
info@vws.ca

High School

307-3255 Edgemont Boulevard
North Vancouver, BC V7R 2P1
(604) 986-2922
highschool@vws.ca