Year 4 News – Week 8 – Term 3

Keith MummeYear 4

In Religion we have learnt about the main teachings of Jesus about our faith. They have called these the Four Pillars – The Creed, The Sacraments, The Commandments of Jesus, The Lord’s Prayer. In Literacy, we are continuing our author study on Paul Jennings and then comparing the short story with the same story presented as a short movie. In … Read More

Year 4 News Week 7 – Term 4

Keith MummeYear 4

In Religion this week, we looked at the titles given to the modern day leaders of the Church – Pope, Archbishops, Bishops and Priests. With a partner, we are trying to produce a power point presentation to show a picture and the name of the Pope, Archbishop and Auxiliary Bishop of the Perth Diocese, the Bishop’s of the Bunbury, Geraldton … Read More

Year 4 News – Week 6 – Term 3

Keith MummeYear 4

In Religion this week we looked at how Jesus used his imagination to tell parables which contained lessons for people to understand and follow. We also read the scripture story from Mark to identify the 12 Apostles Jesus chose to help him spread the Good News. In Literacy we recalled what a compound word is, then in small groups we … Read More

Year 4 News – Week 5 Term 3

Keith MummeYear 4

This week in Religion, we talked about and celebrated the Feast of the Assumption. We continued to talk about imagination and looked at a quote from Albert Einstein who said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.”  Next we chose from some questions like What would the world be like if ….., Imagine what type of transport we could be using … Read More

Year 4 News – Week 4 Term 3

Keith MummeYear 4

This week in Religion we further talked about our ability to learn through our curiosity, our imagination, our memories and our thoughts. Some of us shared some funny examples of how sometimes our imagination can be stretched a little. Finally, we reflected on the question Which of the learning gifts best helps me to discover more about God? Tuesday 15 … Read More

Year 4 News – Week 3 – Term 4

Keith MummeYear 4

In Religion, we are discussing that we can learn through the gifts of curiosity, memory, thought and imagination. Without these gifts we would not be able to discover new things or ask questions, remember anything or work things out. We have also been  preparing for our Class Mass. The theme will be St Mary of the Cross. We have been … Read More

Year 4 News Week 2 Term 3

Keith MummeYear 4

In Religion, we looked at by trying to follow the second, third and fourth Commandment we can live the Greatest Commandment of Jesus of loving God and our neighbour as our self. In small groups we also did a melodrama based on the story of Joseph and his Brothers. We would like to invite our parents to our Yr 4 … Read More

Year 4 News Week 1 of Term 3

Keith MummeYear 4

Welcome back to Term 3. Hope everyone had a chance to relax and recharge for a busy term ahead. In Religion this week we have read two different scripture stories from the Old Testament about Abraham and Jacob, where God made them similar promises. In the story of Abraham, we identified God’s promise that Abraham would become the father of … Read More

Year 4 News – Term 2

Keith MummeYear 4

This week in Religion we have been identifying and wondering at the forces in the universe like gravity, changes in season, day and night, water – floods, tide, tsunami, wind – cyclones, tornadoes, bushfires, lightning, blizzards, earthquakes and volcanoes. We then chose one ‘force of nature’ and researched what it is, how it can be harmful or destructive, the type … Read More

Term 2 Week 8 Year 4 News

Keith MummeYear 4

In Religion this week, we completed an activity which looked at ‘Jesus the bread of life’. This explored the significance of the Eucharist, in particular looking at the ‘Body and Blood’ of Jesus we receive through Communion. We learnt that through Communion we receive spiritual nourishment and strength to live as Jesus taught. It was a special day on Sunday … Read More

Year 4 News

Keith MummeYear 4

In Religion this week we looked at the parts of the Mass, where we completed a sequencing activity of the elements of the Liturgy of the Word and Liturgy of the Eucharist. We also constructed a simple mobile to remind us of the importance of the ‘Host’ and ‘Chalice’ which we believe becomes the Body and Blood of Jesus at the … Read More

Year 4 News Term 2

Keith MummeYear 4

A highlight for our Class this week was our retreat to the Schoenstatt Shrine in Armadale. Sr Lisette enthusiastically greeted our arrival with both arms waving as our bus pulled into the car park. After introducing herself and informing us that this was her 50th year anniversary for being a Sister, we went into our first activity. As the day … Read More