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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
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
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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

  • 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: