Grade 4

November Virtue: Peace

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Date: Friday, November 16, 2018


Virtue of the Month: Peace – an inner sense of calm, becoming quiet, practicing justice, being fair to yourself and others, peace is giving up violence, prejudice, and thinking of others as enemies, and the awareness that all human beings are part of one human family.

What “covers a multitude of sins?” A) Penance     B) Tears     C) Charity

When Jesus was baptized, the Holy Spirit came in what form? A) Fire     B) Dove     C) Wind     D) None of the Above

Spreading gossip is against which commandment? A) The Seventh Commandment B) The Eighth Commandment C) The Ninth Commandment

To think deeply about God’s Word is an example of what kind of prayer? A) Meditation B) Vocal prayer C) Petition

In heaven, Mary continues to pray for us. True or False.

What is another word for contrition? A) Confession B) Repentance C) Absolution

Which tells us not to be greedy?  A) Keep holy the Lord’s Day  B) Honour your father and mother          C) You shall not covet your neighbour’s goods

Is it not possible for Christians to know the will of God? True or False.

God was known by the Israelites as the Blessed Trinity? True or False

Why can anyone baptize? A) Because it is easy to do B) Because it has wonderful effects C) Because God desires all to be saved

How can we develop a good conscience? A) By getting good grades B) By hearing the Word of God C) By doing whatever our friends say

  • 8 students have been chosen to make posters for the “Corporal Works of Mercy”. These need to be completed by Friday, November 23.
  • Add ideas to compliment the “Corporal Works of Mercy” due Friday November 23
  • Memorize the Ten Commandments and study the article, “God Gave Us Laws for Living”. Test on Monday, November 26
  • Make study cards for “Corporal Works of Mercy” due Monday, November 19th



  • FSA Set C # 1 – 3 due Monday, November 19, 2018
  • Optional: Brain booster Set 2 # 1 – 10 due Monday, November 19, 2018
  • Mad Minute A – 44 & 45 due Monday, November 19th
  • Subtraction Strategy: “Partner facts” due Monday, November 19
  • Students are asked to practice addition facts on a daily basis for 5 to 10 minutes.


  • students can visit the link below and use their password to complete online Math lessons




  • complete chart on animals and plants for terrestrial and aquatic biomes due Tuesday, November 20th


Aquatic Biomes

Terrestrial Biomes

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Computer Science:

Below is a link to “Scratch” an online coding site. Students can access this site by using their Username and Password.


L.A. Reading:

  • FSA “Sirena and the Grey Whales” due Monday, November 19, 2018
  • students read, “Please Pass the Drink Fruit” about teaching sign language to chimpanzees, namely Washoe. This is a link to the Friends of Washoe for any students wishing to learn about Washoe and his ability to learn sign language. Washoe
  • Optional: Write a summary of “Salish Weaving Techniques”
  • Optional: Write a Summary for “History of Blankets”


  • study and learn the following words: accommodate, practically, and experience. Previous spelling words can be routinely practiced as well: absence, excellent, pneumonia, accidentally, excitement, and possess.

Mass Preparation:


  •  Canadian Book of Handwriting p. 6 & 7 due Wednesday, November 21.


L.A. Writing:




  • Quiz Mercredi





  •  “Cereal Thief” – memorize
  • “Monster Under the Bed” – practice and memorize for Friday, November 16






Extended Learning Opportunities:

  •  Write a letter to the B.C. Wildlife Federation (BCWF) seeking information about their organization. Here is a link to their site:  The mailing address is #101 – 9706 188th Street, Surrey, B.C. V4N 3M2. Report the response to the class. Here is an example of a formal letter that can be used as a template:

Example Letter to the BCWF

  • Research and report – use “Creative Ways to Present Student Learning” link for ideas to present your work – on geosphere and hydrosphere. You may also research and report on the different layers of the atmosphere. Some scientists include two other spheres, the lithosphere and cryosphere. The six spheres are the biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, cryosphere and lithosphere.
  • Complete “Make Your Own Papier – Mache Globe” – follow handout instructions available from your teacher
  • Complete “Make Your Own: Recycled Paper” –  follow handout instructions available from your teacher
  • Research and report on the country, Bahrain
  • Research and report on the religion, Islam. The followers of which are Muslim.
  • Research a snack food
  • Research a biome of British Columbia: alpine tundra, temperate rainforest, desert, or Boreal forest (Taiga).
  • Post Zoo Activities: 1) Design an Animal Poster labeling adaptations and answer accompanying questions, 2) Complete an Animal Adaptations Word Search, 3) Adapt Yourself, 4) Adaptation Origins – Research animals and their adaptations. Complete one or all of these activities. Refer to “Adaptations – Pre & Post Visit Activities” handout for details. Poster boards are available from your teacher.
  • Students can make a mobile of animals (fauna) from a specific biome, i.e. tropical rainforest, arctic tundra, boreal forest, and so forth. here is a link that can help the students to design a mobile: Mobiles

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