Sakura Medal Books/ IPC Group Work

Sakura Medal BooksThe Sakura Medal is an annual reading program in international schools across Japan that encourages students to read and enjoy recently published books from an international list selected by librarians.  Last week, 4K students had the chance to take a look at some Sakura Medal Books and see what books that are offered […]

Birthdays/IPC/Reader’s WS

October Birthdays!We celebrated our October Birthdays on Monday. Students wrote their messages on the cards and we sang happy birthday to them! IPCStudents have been very passionate about creating their original mythological characters. We had a special guest on Tuesday and she gave us a workshop on what mythical characters are and what we should […]

Math/Reader’s Workshop/Japanese A Read-aloud

Reader’s Workshop Starting this week, we started our first unit for Reader’s Workshop, Interpreting Characters: The Heart of the Story. Through this unit, the student’s goals are to think in the character’s shoes and imagine the scenes from the book they are reading.  Their first session started with a read-aloud of “Tiger Rising.” The first […]

Writing Workshop/ Student Council

-Writing Workshop- This week, we celebrated publishing our first narrative writing as a 4th grader. We celebrated each other’s work by having a small popcorn party and having an opportunity to read each other’s work. Every writing had its uniqueness, and we all enjoyed reading different styled writings.  Also, we started our first writing unit […]

Library/IPC Unit

Our class seems to enjoy reading since they are always requesting to go to the library to borrow books!Ms.Schumacher; our librarian has shown us how we could check if the books are available through the St.Maur library blog.Also, we had the first opportunity to look through the new books they had just added to the […]

Student Council/ Online Learning

At the start of this week, we held a student council election and voted for a student representing 4K this school year. Each student came up with a profound speech, and with the close votes, we decided on our student council representative. Congratulations! This week was our turn to be online. Despite some difficulties and […]

Welcome to 4K Blog!

Welcome to 4K’s blog!Here we will be updating our learnings and growth throughout this school year! Students started enjoying their first week getting to know one another, learning about the class, and understanding expectations at school.They also had a chance to get photos taken at the photobooth organized by St.Maur parents!I believe you receive an […]