Friday 29 April 2016

Homework for the Weekend:

Practice Practice Practice for the in-class Speech Competition which will be on Monday.

 Here are some tips:
 -Speak with confidence as if you really believe in what you are saying.
 -Do not read from notes. Try to memorize most of your speech. Use cue cards.
 -Maintain sincere eye contact with your audience.
 -Pronunciation: Make sure all your words are clear and your voice is loud.
 -Record yourself saying the speech. This will help you see what you need to work on.
 -Breathe. You'll do great!

Quraan Homework

Assalamu Alaikum respected parents;

Inshallah we have a Quraan homework from Surat Nuh Ayas 26-28
Weekly quiz will be on Thursday nshallah May 5th

We will also have a test on the whole surah the week after, May 11th nshallah.

Please help your child be ready nshallah

Thursday 28 April 2016

Language Homework

Good Copy of Speech due tomorrow :)

MashAllah students have had 80 minutes to work on it today in class and most are done :)

Sound and Light Project

Sound and Light!!
1.     Choose one of the following topics:
a.    Sound in our lives.
b.    Light in our lives.
c.    Why is sound important?
d.    Why is light important?
e.    Explore a property of sound or light.
f.    Similarities and differences between sound and light.
2.    Research some information about sound or light. You may find information in your local library or on the internet.
3.    You and your group should present the information on a poster.
4.    Your poster must include your source of information, plus answers to the questions on the research sheet.
5.    All pictures must be coloured (it does not have to be a coloured printer job, print outlined pictures and colour them in, or even better, draw your own pictures and colour them in.  Be creative!!)
6.    Written part must be clear, well written and reasonable in size for easy reading by the audience.
7.    Your oral presentation (as a group) should not exceed 10 min. You need to tell your classmates the main ideas of your poster in brief; you are NOT reading your poster.
8.    Remember eye contact, loud and clear voice, and proper body language to keep the audience engaged and entertained.
9.    When others are presenting you need to be quiet and listen respectfully.
10.  Your poster is due on your presentation day. Please check schedule attached.

                  Sound and Light in Our Lives!!       Name: _________

Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4

Required Elements
Several required elements were missing.
Some required elements are included on the poster.
All required elements are on the poster.
The poster includes all required elements as well as additional information.
Poster Layout
Poster with poor layout and no supporting pictures.
Poster with text printout but no supporting pictures and creative ideas.
Poster is clean and neat. It has text printouts and some pictures.
Poster is clean, neat, and with original and creative ideas.
Answers to Questions
Several essential questions were not answered.
Some essential questions are answered on the poster.
All essential questions are answered on the poster
The poster includes answers to all essential questions as well as additional information

Volume often too soft to be heard by all audience members.
Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members at least 80% of the time.
Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members at least 90% of the time
Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members throughout the presentation.
Eye Contact
Student reads all of report with no eye contact.
Student occasionally uses eye contact, but still reads most of report.
Student maintains eye contact most of the time but frequently returns to notes.
Student maintains eye contact with audience, seldom returning to notes.
Audience cannot understand presentation because there is no sequence of information. 
Audience has difficulty following presentation because student jumps around.
Student presents information in logical sequence which audience can follow.
Student presents information in logical, interesting sequence which audience can follow.
Subject Knowledge
Student does not have grasp of information; student cannot answer questions about subject.
Student is uncomfortable with information and is able to answer only rudimentary questions, but fails to elaborate
Student is at ease and answers most questions with explanations and some elaboration. 
Student demonstrates full knowledge (more than required) by answering all class questions with explanations and elaboration.

Over All Mark: __________________

                                     Presentation Schedule (Grade 4A)
May 26th  
May 27th  
Group 1

Group 2

Group 3
Group 4

Group 5

Group 6

Presentation Schedule Grade 4B

May 24th
May 25th  
Group 1

Group 2

Group 3
Group 4

Group 5

Group 6

Math Quiz Tomorrow

Insh'Allah, tomorrow there will be a long division quiz.

Wednesday 27 April 2016


Math: Word problems sheet p. 1 (show your work)

Monday 25 April 2016

Friday 22 April 2016

Math H.W.

Division Package P. 1

For the students who finished page 1 in class are supposed to answer P.3 (Division 1)

Language Homework:

Paragraph 2, 3 and 4 due Monday

-Topic Sentence
-3-4 examples (facts and/or analogies)
-Transition words
-Transition sentence to what the next paragraph will be about

Thursday 21 April 2016

Math H.W

Math: please review multiplication and division tables with your kids

Quraan Homework

Assalamu Alaikum respected parents;

Inshallah Quraan Homework for this week is ayas 23-25 from Surat Nuh, test on Thursday Inshallah 

Baraka Allahu feekom

Language Homework:

Introduction of Speech due tomorrow:
Please write it in the following format
1)Start with an "Attention Getter"
2) What is your topic?
3) Tell me about it (explain briefly why you chose it)
4)What are the three subtopics you will cover in you speech?

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Thursday 14 April 2016

Language Homework:

Good Copy of Charlotte's Web Essay due Monday

Have a great long weekend :)

Quraan Homework

Assalamu Alaikum Respected Parents;

Inshallah we have a test in ayas 17-22 from Surat Nuh next Thursday

Baraka Allahu feekom 

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Language Homework:

Paragraph 1,2,3, and 4 of Charlotte's Web essay due tomorrow(rough copy)