Grade 4 How We Express Ourselves (16 October – 23 November 2018)

How We Express Ourselves

An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic. 


Central Idea

Plays can be created to convey messages to target specific audiences.


Lines of Inquiry

  • Different plays and dramas
  • Messages conveyed through plays and dramas
  • Roles in performing a play and a drama  


Key Concepts

Form, Function, Reflection 


Related Concepts

cultural differences, value, belief, performing arts 



Respect, Courageous, Optimistic


Learner Profiles

Communicators, Open-minded, Balanced



Social Skills


Enterprise Skills

Communication, Resourcefulness, Teamwork



Angles and Lines

  • Measures angles which are less than 180o
  • Identifies right angles, obtuse angles and acute angles
  • Draws angles by using a protractor
  • Identifies perpendicular lines or parallel lines
  • Draws a line through a point that perpendicular or parallel to another line
  • Draws the shortest distance from a point to a line or between two parallel lines


Data Handling

Tables and Line Graphs

  • Read data presented in tables form
  • Read data presented in line graphs 


Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia


  • Menceritakan ringkasan isi bacaan narasi dengan menggunakan kalimat sendiri dan tata bahasa yang tepat (Forms)
  • Mendengar dan Merespon orang yang bercerita dengan memperhatikan etika (Responsibility)
  • Berdialog dengan memperhatikan struktur bahasa yang tepat (Forms) 


Mengenal dan membaca berbagai teks narasi / fiksi ( cerita, puisi, dan drama)


Membuat review dari cerita narasi yang dibaca


Mengetahui tata cara presentasi 


Information and Communication Technology (ICT) 

WALT: creates a promotional teaser


  1. Plans the teaser
  2. Creates a storyboard
  3. Records the content
  4. Edits and shares the teaser



Concept : Function

Topic :  Tiger and Rabbit

WALT : describe activity


  • pronounce about activity
  • respond clearly to a question about activity
  • recognize written words about activity
  • write hanzi by memorizing the steps
  • describe own favorite activity 

Visual Arts

WALT :  Create a  mixed media paper about our cultural differences


  • tools and material preparation
  • creative artwork; colorful and at least 3 object added
  • artwork in A4 paper
  • using 3 types of paper (minimum)
  • tidy artwork
  • responsible with own belonging materials 


Concept:  Function

WALT:  Students are going to learn how to play pianika


  • Students know how to play C major scale in pianika
  • Students can play song with pianika 



The students will start to explore the basic elements of drama; scene, plot, settings, characters, problem-resolutions, kinds of feelings the play evokes (for each student).

To develop the students’ presentation skills in a play, let the students reenact the real life situations. 


Physical Education (PE)

WALT:  Discover and express ideas and enjoy creativity through movements (Dance).


  • Creating simple movement for warming up activities.
  • Work in group to create simple movement/activity through the games.
  • Creating and playing games

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