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Week of Nov. 2 – 6


Dear Grade Four Families,

This was truly a different year for Halloween! Even though we weren’t able to exchange any candies or goodies with each other in class, I think the kids still had a great time with the Halloween activities that I prepared for them. They were able to learn their Halloween name, learn some facts about spiders and eerie creatures, and they enjoyed drawing MANY Halloween pictures from Art Hub for Kids. We had a Zoom dance party with the entire school and sang C’est L’Halloween in French class. If you chose to go out for Halloween last night, I hope your child had a good time. This was the first year in 19 years that I did not have to take my kids out for trick-or-treating. However, I saw a lot of posts on social media on how people creatively distributed candies from a distance!

I am proud of how the students have now settled into the classroom. They are now able to work quietly, stay on task, and help one another.  There have been so many times when I’ve asked the kids to stop working and clean up, and they’ve all moaned “NO!” It brings me so much joy to see them all wanting to keep working and learning!

Class Dojo Portfolio – I’ve uploaded work into your child’s portfolio for you to look at with their Interim report (which was sent home on Friday). I hope you’ve had a chance to sit down with your child to discuss each piece of work.

Here are the topics we’re covering in class:

Christian Education: – Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy and Saint project

Math: – we’re almost done with addition strategies and we’ll be working on some subtraction strategies (Unit 2 in Math Makes Sense)

LA: Four Square writing: turning it into 5 detailed paragraphs

Reading: using text evidence to increase reading comprehension

Science: Sense of touch

Social Studies: Changes over time: Transportation

Art: Pablo Picasso

Career Education: Growth Mindset Poster


Here are the reminders for the week:


  • Marko’s letter is due today
  • Return library books


  • PE
  • French Halloween word search due today
  • Music
  • C-Skills pages 20-24 due today


  • PE
  • Early Dismissal


  • PE
  • Music


  • Fukuroku hot lunch for those who ordered – please remember to pack your own cutlery
  • PE
  • French

Looking ahead:

Nov. 11 – Remembrance Day Holiday (no school)

Friendly Reminders:

October Scholastic Book Order: 

Have a wonderful week!

Mrs. Imooa pile of autumn leaves