Friday, 24 November 2017

Weekly Learning Review

Week Ending:  23rd of November
Class: Year 4A & 4B                               Week Ending: 22/11/2017
Literacy
This week’s spelling list is based on irregular verbs. The students are learning to differentiate between past tenses; regular verbs and irregular verbs. Irregular verbs are verbs whose past tense and past participle are not formed by adding –ed, -d, or –t to the present tense. It does not follow the general rules of inflection.
This week’s assembly was based on ‘Respect. Students understood the meaning of respect and wrote about how one can respect others and oneself.
Mathematics
Students have learned the elements of a clock and can explain its functions. We have discussed the differences between the two kinds of clocks: analogue and digital. They can tell the time based on minutes ‘past’ and ‘to’ the hour. Telling the time has been taught by the five-minute intervals. As an activity, students used model clocks to help solve problems related to time. They are also learning to distinguish between am and pm. Also, they are able to measure time (a day is 24 hours; an hour has 60 minutes and a minute lasts 60 seconds).
Science
We have been learning about living things in their environment. Students this week have learned that human activity affects the environment. Some effects of human activity can be positive, such as cleaning water; recycling waste or preventing pollution from reaching rivers. Other effects can be negative, such as polluting the air, land or water around us; damaging the environment or removing habitats.
Note from teachers:
Other lessons have been used to practice for the Christmas show. Please ensure that your child has memorized his/her parts in the play, along with the songs.
Contact
Miss Farah  feldakak@ise.edu.eg
Miss Marinet mawad@ise.edu.eg

Friday, 17 November 2017

Weekly Learning Review

Weekly Learning Review 
Week Ending: 16.11.17


Class:   Year 4                                         Week Ending: 16.11.17
Literacy
This week’s spelling words contain double consonants. Students learned meanings and created meaningful sentences. After going over the features of a report, the children wrote their own about the trip to the Roman Amphitheatre and Pompey’s Pillar.
Mathematics
In maths, we learned how to add several numbers together. Also, students added and subtracted multiples of 10.
Science
Students have learned that all living things can be classified into groups using their characteristics. The differences between animals in a group can be used to identify them. Also, students learned identification key with ‘yes’ or ‘no’ choices to identify members of a group.
Humanities
Other lessons have been used to practice for the Christmas Show. Please have your child practice his/her lines.
Contact
Miss Farah  feldakak@ise.edu.eg
Miss Marinette maswad@ise.edu.eg


Friday, 10 November 2017

Weekly Learning Review 9.11.17



Weekly Learning Review 9.11.17


Class:  4A & 4B              Week Ending: 12/11/2017
Literacy
In Spelling, we learned about the suffixes –er, -ic and –al. We discussed news articles and read a newspaper style report called “The Secret Language of Dolphins”. After discussing the different features of articles; students wrote their own. In Grammar, we reviewed past and present tense verbs and introduced auxiliary verbs.
Mathematics
In Maths, we learned how to create and interpret frequency tables; tally charts and pictograms. We collected data by surveying students from other classes.
Science
In Science, we talked about the importance of the environment. We investigated how different animals can be found in different habitats and learned how some are suited to the environment in which they found. We learned how animals adapt to different habitats.
Humanities
During Humanities, we continued to learn about coastlines and how water changes the shape of the  land. We are beginning to learn about volcanoes.
Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education
We explained to the children that advertisers use different methods to get us to remember their products. We talked about their favourite advertisements and asked how they persuaded the children to buy their products.
Contact
 Miss Farah  feldakak@ise.edu.eg 
Miss Marinette   maswad@ise.edu.eg

Friday, 27 October 2017

Weekly Learning Review


Weekly Learning Review

Class:      Year 4                                       Week Ending: 26/10/2017
Literacy
·         In spelling, students learned words with suffixes ‘-ment’.
·         We revised all grammar topics took the previous weeks (punctuation, types of sentences, and verbs).
·         We discussed and role played the novel, ‘Matilda’.
·         Students wrote a spooky Halloween story.
Mathematics
·         In Maths, students learned how to measure length with a ruler.
·         Students learned how to convert millimetres to centimetres, centimetres to metres, and metres to kilomet.
·         The children counted the area in each shape.
Science
·         This week, we revised Topic 1, ‘Humans and Animals’. Students were assessed on Wednesday.
Humanities
·         No topics lesson was given this week due to Halloween and revision of science.  
Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education
·         The children examined the meaning of friendship. We talked about what makes a good friend and how important it is to say ‘sorry’.

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Friday, 20 October 2017

Weekly Learning Review - 19 October

Weekly Learning Review

Class:      Year 4                Week Ending: 19/10/2017
Literacy
·         In Literacy, students continued planning and writing a play script.
·         The students wrote a role play story as a TV news program involving an anchor, interviewer, and people involved in the story.
·         In Grammar, the students worked on punctuation in different sentence types.
·         The focus of spelling this week are the prefixes “anti-“ This prefix means “against or opposite of”.

Mathematics
·         Students are learning to describe the properties of 2D shapes.
·         Students can differentiate between equilateral and isosceles triangles. 

Science
·         Students know that skeletons grow as humans grow, support, and protect the body. They learned that the skeleton protects our organs.
·         Children also learned that there are different kinds of muscles in the body. They understand that animals with skeletons have muscles attached to the bones.
Humanities
·         In Geology, we learned about the different bodies of water that are bordering Egypt.
·         Students drew a world map of the continents and oceans.
Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education
·         This week, students learned why people should not abandon their pets.
·         They also learned to take responsibility for pets at home.

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