In science the students learnt about models and how they are used in science: 2-dimensional models, 3-dimensional ones as well as the computer models, in particular weather models. Then they made their own models of rafts and performed an experiment to check what floats and what sinks. They also observed several objects with a microscope.
Last week we finished learning about physical and chemical changes of matter. We experienced a chemical reaction with an experiment. And lastly, we wrote a review of Unit 8.
Last week we read an informational story and worked on our knowledge of adjectives.
Last week we learned about angles and 3d shapes.
These past weeks we had a lot of fun during the in- and out of the classroom activities!
On Wednesday 17/04, we celebrated Easter or the so-called Egg Day. We tried our best at making traditional polish decorated Easter eggs (Pisanki) and participated in an Egg hunt.
On Friday 26/04, we celebrated Earth Day. Together with Grade 3 we prepared an assembly to teach younger students how we can protect our planet and we put our words into action by going to the Kabacki forest and cleaning a nearby clearing.
We also had some normal lessons and received our ACER/ISA Exam results.
In Language Arts we read and wrote some free verse poetry and read some realistic fiction.
In Maths we continued learning about fractions.
In Science we finished learning about Properties of Matter and wrote a Revision of the Unit.
This week we read an informational text and on Friday we wrote a Vocabulary Quiz.
This week we finished learning about planets and the Solar system and we wrote the review of Unit 6. Towards the end of the week we started learning about matter and its properties.
This week we were learning about decimal numbers.
Last week we read a folktale and had a vocabulary quiz.
Last week we prepared special tools for measuring precipitation and air movement: a rain gauge and a wind vane.
Last week we continued learning about fractions.