Preparation for UOI 5 Summative Assessment

As the summative assessment for this unit of inquiry, Where we are in place and time, grade 4 students are required to make a presentation of one explorer.  This is not merely a presentation as usual, because each student will become the explorer him/herself.  Students do research to find required information about the chosen explorer,…

Excursion to Museum Nasional and Museum Bahari

On Wednesday, March 7 2018, all grade 4 students and teachers went to Museum Nasional, Jakarta Pusat and Museum Bahari, Jakarta Utara for excursion to support our learning on Unit of Inquiry: Where We Are In Place and Time with the central idea “Exploration leads to discovery and develops new understanding”. We visited Museum Nasional…

Mendeskripsikan tempat sesuai denah dan menulis surat ( Bahasa Indonesia)

Topik yang dipelajari untuk unit 5 kali ini adalah Mendeskripsikan Tempat dan Menulis Surat Pribadi. Dua topik yang sangat menarik bagi anak anak kelas 4. Ketika mendeskripsikan tempat, mereka belajar tentang denah,  mata angin dan memberi petunjuk arah . Dalam menulis surat pribadi, anak anak diperkenalkan pada salah satu cara berkomunikasi yang sudah jarang dipakai…

The Greatest Explorers of All Time

There are many people throughout history who had the spirit of an adventurer and decided to explore the unknown. In some cases, they risked their lives to make their contributions recognized by the world. From Columbus’ discovery of the Americas to Hillary’s quest up Mount Everest, the names of these great pioneers will remain important…

UOI 5 – Where We Are in Place and Time Tuning In Activities

Where Are We? Students asked that question when exploring the small village behind Al Azhar school in Kemang Pratama, Bekasi. It was a Tuning In activity to guide students into the new unit. Students walked from school and exploring the neighborhood area on Wednesday  21 February 2018. They observed the road, people, houses and people’s…

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…