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Welcome to Grade 4!. 4.1/4.2 Mr. bennett & Mrs. Kelly 4.3/4.4 Mrs. Melville & Mrs. Fawcett. Your Teaching Team. Humanities Teachers: Mrs. Fawcett and Mrs. Kelly Math/Science Teachers: Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Melville Physical Education Teachers: Mrs. Bailey, Mrs. Berry and Mr. Schmeichel

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Welcome to grade 4

Welcome toGrade 4!

4.1/4.2 Mr. bennett & Mrs. Kelly

4.3/4.4 Mrs. Melville & Mrs. Fawcett


Your teaching team

Your Teaching Team

  • Humanities Teachers:

    • Mrs. Fawcett and Mrs. Kelly

  • Math/Science Teachers:

    • Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Melville

  • Physical Education Teachers:

    • Mrs. Bailey, Mrs. Berry and Mr. Schmeichel

  • Music Specialist:

    • Mr. Bolen

  • Drama Specialist:

    • Mrs. Vercleyen

  • Art Specialist:

    • Ms. Emin

      If you would like to meet with any of us please contact us via email or leave a voicemail.

      (These are on the Connect Charter School Website, as well as our Grade 4 Team Blog site)


Connect charter inquiry

Connect charter & Inquiry

  • What is inquiry?

    • “It is an approach that gives students the opportunity to seek, use and create their own knowledge”

  • What will my child be learning this year?

  • Alberta Ed:

  • https://education.alberta.ca/teachers/aisi/themes/inquiry.aspx


Exemplary teaching learning

Exemplary teaching & learning:


Communication in grade 4

Communication in grade 4

  • -Grade 4 Weekly Blog:

  • http://connectgrade4.weebly.com

  • -Agendas

  • -Edmodo/ Parent Edmodo accounts

  • -Email

  • -Triangle of communication:


Homework missing assignments

Homework & missing assignments

  • -Any possible homework will be purposeful and meaningful

  • -In Math/ Science, “Problems of the Week” will be started at school but there is the possibility for it to be finished at home

  • -In Humanities, students and parents will be expected to spend time reading and responding to texts

  • -Homework will be noted in agendas, Grade 4 Blog and Edmodo

  • -If assignments are late or missing, you will be notified by your child’s subject area teacher via email

  • -Transition to independently completing tasks and acquiring an ownership of their learning


Grade 4 housekeeping

Grade 4 Housekeeping

  • Student absence

    • Signing your child out

    • Advance notice

    • Holidays (No work provided)

    • Field trips

    • Illness

  • Being prepared to be outside

    • Recess

    • DPA

  • Volunteering

  • -Clearance needed

  • iPads

  • Student Learning Plans


How do you support your child

How do you support your child?

  • -Have regular conversations with your child about their day; focus on feelings, confidence and understanding

  • -Help your child to paraphrase or type

  • -Guide your child in locating research info

  • -Encourage your child to use their class time wisely by frequently asking about their work

  • -Encourage your child to take responsibility for late or missed work

  • -Let finished products be a reflection of your child’s knowledge and creativity


Student services http cssstudentservices weebly com index html

Student Serviceshttp://cssstudentservices.weebly.com/index.html

  • What does it offer?

    • Social, Academic, Emotional, Behavioral Supports

    • Academic Support

    • Student Health Partnership Referrals

      • Occupational Therapy

      • Speech/Language Therapy

  • Who do I contact?

  • Mrs. Mitchell-Flek (Until October)

    Mrs. Paxton (Part time until October, then full)


Important dates

Important Dates

  • Camp Sweet Parent Night

  • Tuesday, August 19th

    6:30 General parent orientation and info session

    7:30 Parents wanting to volunteer

  • iPads & Technology

    Wednesday, September 3rd

    Technology agreement form needs to be signed

    iPad orientation 6:30-7:30

    Attendance is mandatory

  • October 9th and 10th

    Parent- Teacher Conference for term 1


Questions

Questions?

  • We know this is a lot to take in at once so don’t worry we will post this information to our website!

  • Our emails:

    [email protected]

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