English “Where we are in place and time” (19 Feb – 06 April)

UOI – Where we are in place and time Central idea – Exploration leads to discovery and develops new understandings. Semester 2 is now well on its way! I aim to continue supporting our HRT’s with the new UOI.  We will have a look at exploration and focus of the exploration endeavors of a few…

Guest teachers from oil companies

One of the focuses grade 4 are learning in this unit is oil.  Oil is one of the most important finite resources human need in their daily lives.  Almost everything in human’s lives use oil as the basic material.  That is why we need to find out more about oil from the expert directly.  We…

Presenting .. The Lord of The Rings !!

Happy New Year 2018 !! May all the best things in life come to our days ahead . Entering the new year , it is best for us to remembering the exciting events which had happened in the previous year. Among other was Grade 4 Learning Celebration , the drama performance titled The Lord of…

Audition For Drama as A Summative Assessment Project

Last Friday, grade 4 students had an audition to decide what role each student will have for UOI 3 Summative Assessment Project, which is to produce a drama that convey a message to target spesific audience.  The students understand that a drama consists of 6 elements; plot, characters, theme, diction, music, and spectacles/scenery.  Therefore, there…

Information Literacy & Research Skills

Grade 4 will learn about Poetry in their ‘How we express ourselves’ unit of inquiry. We will look through poems books in the library and located them. They will try to make shared class poetry or individual with target audiences is lower primary students.

Information Literacy (Library Time)

Grade 4 students has learned about bias when they had “how we organise ourselve” unit of inquiry. Beginning with focus on to a book “Max for President” by Jarrett J. Krosoczka to know about election process, then they learn how two information can be biased if we don’t check and re-check the source or version. As…

UOI 2, LOI 2: The Impact of Government on the Lives of Citizens

As the tuning in activity for the Lines of Inquiry 2 of this unit—How We Organize Ourselves—which focused on the impact of government on the lives of citizens, students wrote their prior knowledge about what citizen is by using Placemat in a group of four. Then, they needed to draw a situation in which the…

To support our learning on this Unit of Inquiry: How We Express Ourselves that focused on a play or drama , we learn how to use the green screen as the media used to give spectacle or scenery to our video. First, students record a video using the Ipad then edit it using I-Movie in…

SA Presentation: A New Policy

On Monday, 6 November 2017, students did their Summative Assessment for UOI 2: How We Organize Ourselves ( Government Systems). They became a mayor or a member of parliament who were going to promote a new policy to solve one happening local problem in their area. First, they needed to think about what the problem…

Expert Visit: Putra Arradin, a Film Director

  On Thursday, 9 November 2017, we have an Expert Session with Kak Putra Arradin. He works as a film director from Kemistry Company. He share lots of knowledge on play or drama, such as definition of play/drama, the 5 elements of a play, and a little bit about the use of green screen to…

English “How we express ourselves” (06 Nov –14 Dec 2017)

UOI – How we express ourselves Central idea – Plays and drama can be created to convey messages to target specific audiences. In English, I am delighted to continue supporting our HRT’s with the new UOI.  We will be following the line of inquiry that deals different form and functions of plays.. We will focus…