A Person with Traits I Admire

By , September 30, 2013 12:25 pm

In class we have discussed Terry Fox and traits of character. In a paragraph, write about a person (family member or friend) that demonstrates character and is a person that you admire.

Terry Fox was a Canadian Hero

By , September 26, 2013 10:38 am

Hero: a person who is admired for incredible acts of Courage. 

In your own words, explain why Terry Fox is a hero to Canadians? Explain your thinking. (6-8 sentences)


Who is Terry Fox?

By , September 26, 2013 10:23 am

Students in class have been learning about Terry Fox and the incredible run he tried to accomplish across Canada on one leg. Students in class have written some fantastic responses. 

The Benefits of Treating Others with Respect

By , September 20, 2013 10:17 am

Treating others kindly and respectfully can have a profound effect on people and the community we live in. Write a good paragraph (6-8 sentences) that outlines your thoughts and opinions.

What I want to Change at Harmony PS for This Year

By , September 17, 2013 10:38 am

If you could change one thing about Harmony Public School this year, what would it be? Explain your thinking. (6-8 sentences) 



How I Want to be Treated

By , September 13, 2013 2:24 pm

In class, students have discussed respect and how they would like students in the classroom to treat them.

Learning Goal: we will write an opinion about a topic and give details to support our answer.

Success Criteria:

  • discuss in your group
  • write a paragraph that is at least 6-8 sentences explaining your opinion
  • sentences are well developed
  • check for proper spelling and grammar
  • peer edit your  work
  • post on blog

Our Goals: Composed by Students in Grade 4

By , September 5, 2013 3:12 pm

Just a Reminder

By , September 4, 2013 9:08 am







Hello everyone! Just a reminder to all parents/guardians that pre-ordered an agenda. The cost of the agenda is $8.00. I will be reminding during agenda/planning time. If you have any questions, please contact the school.


Welcome to Grade 4 Class 2013 2014

By , September 3, 2013 2:20 pm

Hello everyone and welcome to our class and blog! My name is Mr. Vella. I am excited to be a part of your child’s growth over the school year. The year will be busy and eventful. Our class blog will be a great place for you to stay informed with what is going on in the classroom. I encourage all students and parents to check-in often and see all the great things happening in our class. 

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