Visual Arts (May – June 2016)

Art Inquiry, inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo


In this project, students will learn how to be an inquirer artist by making a portrait of their friend using fruits and vegetables. It will also support the unit of Sharing the planet with the key concept and skills as bellow:

Key concepts: Perspective, Form and Reflection

Skills: Research skills, thinking skills, and Self-management skills

From this art work, students will realise that in painting is all about the perspective of the individual it self, where fruits and vegetable can be arrange to look like a portrait of a person.

Bahasa Indonesia – UOI 6 Sharing The Planet

Pada pelajaran Bahasa Indonesia unit 6, siswa kelas 4 akan belajar tentang:

  1. Menanggapi suatu persoalan dan memberikan saran pemecahannya dengan menggunakan bahasa yang tepat.
  2. Merespon percakapan dengan memperhatikan etika.
  3. Mengidentifikasi kalimat utama dalam sebuah bacaan.
  4. Menulis surat untuk teman sebaya tentang pengalaman atau cita-cita dengan bahasa yang baik dan benar serta memperhatikan penggunaan ejaan (huruf kapital dan tanda baca).

Sharing The Planet ( April – June 2016)

Sharing The Planet

An inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and with other living things; communities and relationships within and between them; access to opportunities; peace and conflict resolution.

Central idea :

Equal access to earth finite resources provides challenges for the global community.

Lines of Inquiry :

  • Natural resources
  • Resolving conflict over resources
  • The distribution of natural resources
  • Equitable access to natural resources

Key Concepts : Form, Connection, Responsibility

Related Concepts :  equity, finite resources, distribution, access

Summative Assessment :

What (knowledge):  To know kinds of finite natural resources

Why:  in order to understand importance of finite resources and their equal distribution to global community

How: You are an expert staff in the ministry of natural resources.  You are going to promote ways to minimize challenges in getting equal access to the finite natural resources.


  • Choose 1 type of finite natural resource
  • Analyse the challenges related to the equal distribution chosen natural resource
  • Propose strategies to avoid/resolve 1 challenge             

Math (April -June 2016)

To support concept form and connection, grade 4 students will learn about numbers and data handling.


  • Decimals (Form, Connection)
  1. Writing a number between two consecutive whole numbers using decimal notation.
  2. Identify the place values and number values of the digits in a decimal number
  3. Convert decimal number to fraction or mixed number
  4. Convert a fraction whose denominator is a factor of 10 or 100 to  decimal
  5. Use number line to display decimal numbers
  6. Compare and ordering decimal numbers
  7. Add or subtract decimal numbers
  8. Perform multiplication of decimal numbers by 1-digit whole number (check reasonableness of answers)
  9. Perform division of a whole number by a whole number with answer in mixed fraction and decimal form
  10. Solving problems involving decimals


Data Handling (Form):

  1. Doing simple experiment (ex. with coin or dice) and write the possible outcomes
  2. Express the probability of an event using simple fractions
  3. Compare the probability of two or more events

PE (March – April 2016)

To support the unit “Where We Are in Place and Time”, students are going to explore the related concept of “power”. Students will learn about fielding games (Baseball/softball) and they are going to learn proper throwing skills, catching and hitting.

Mathematics (February-April 2016)

In this unit they are going to learn:


  1. Seconds to measure short time interval or duration.
  2. Convert between units of time (hours, minutes and seconds).
  3. Use the facts and relationship of time to solve the problem.
  4. Read, interpreting and creating a timelines.

Number (Factors and Multiples)

  1. List and determine Factors number up to 100.
  2. Find Common factors and The Greatest Common Factors (GCD).
  3. Identify and list  prime and composite numbers up to 100.
  4. List and determine the first 12 multiple of a number.
  5. Common multiples and Least Common Multiple (LCM).
  6. Solve problem involving factors and multiples.

Related Fraction

  1. Compare and order proper fraction with one whole.
  2. Add/subtract related fraction with one whole.
  3. Identify the model improper fraction.
  4. Express an Improper fraction as mixed number and vice versa.
  5. Express Improper fraction of mixed number in its simplest form.
  6. Perform Addition and subtraction of mixed numbers.