Class 4

Class 4

The 4th grader finds balance in the 4 elements, directions, and seasons. Cross stitch, Celtic knots, fractions, geography, local history, Native American stories, 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
  • Native American History
  • 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
  • Multi-night 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

Upcoming Events

May
27
Sun
2018
12:00 pm Preventing Childhood Disease – E...
Preventing Childhood Disease – E...
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Vaccination according to a set schedule is the only option the Canadian medical system offers families in preventing serious childhood disease in their
May
28
Mon
2018
8:00 am Bike to School Week
Bike to School Week
May 28 @ 8:00 am – Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm
Bike to School Week is a free, fun, week-long celebration for students of all ages and abilities. The event is a great way
7:00 pm Gr 8 Class Meeting
Gr 8 Class Meeting
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
May
29
Tue
2018
6:30 pm Colin Dutson Awards
Colin Dutson Awards
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
High School Families and community members are warmly invited to attend the “Colin Dutson Award” ceremony. The Award will be presented on Tuesday,
May
30
Wed
2018
12:00 pm Hot Lunch Trial Program
Hot Lunch Trial Program
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May 16 – BurritosMay 30 – Penne PastaJune 6 – Greek Feast
1:45 pm Grade 3 Market
Grade 3 Market
May 30 @ 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Grade 3 is holding a market to share some of our fibre arts experiences with the school community, work with money in a

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