Monday, June 19, 2017

Weekly Update: June 12-16

It is the last full week of school! I can't believe it!

General Reminders:
*Talent Show is Tuesday at 1:15
*PlayDay is Thursday morning

Today (Monday) we had scientists in the classroom. Check out the SeeSaw app to see pictures and videos of our experiments.

We have been working on Area & Perimeter. Finding dimensions and designing cities!

Get ready to be persuaded...

We reviewed what it means to be Eco Friendly. This week we will be finishing off our unit by designing (and hopefully building) Eco Friendly house models.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Weekly Update: May 29 - June 2

General Reminders:
*Homework due Monday
*Wednesday is a HOTDOG lunch provided by The Knight's of Columbus
*Girls' Touch Football tournament on Wednesday, June 7 🏈
*Boys' Touch Football tournament on Thursday, June 8 🏈
*Friday June 9 is a PD DAY 😀

Last week we were talking about how celebrities gain power. This week we created our own "celebrity" photographs and had to write 3-5 sentences explaining how they demonstrate power in their photo.
We also looked at Video Game trailers.
We are now working on creating a pitch for our Reality T.V show! We hope to create trailers next week.

We started working with graphing and coordinates. We did some practice work then created our own schools using coordinate systems.
We also worked on a Transformation package.

Check out Seesaw for pictures of our Stations from Friday!

Friday, May 26, 2017

Weekly Update: May 22 - May 26

General Updates:
*Family Math due on Monday
*The book fair was a huge success. Take a look at the photo below.
*Friday June 2nd: School Council BBQ and Dance
*Friday June 9th: PD Day

We finished up our probability unit this week and touched on algebra. We had a fun Friday playing THE AMAZING RACE - ALGEBRA EDITION. We learnt that math can be fun!
First place: Jaden & Edyson
Second place: Alex & Jack
Third place: Elisa & Emilia
A BIG congratulations to all for their hard work. See photos below.

We have been working on our Media: Superhero unit this week. We have been discussing how media influences our opinions and different ways celebrities are portrayed in the media.

Book Fair Success

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Weekly Update: May 15-18

General Reminders:
*Hot outside = hot inside. Encourage your child to wear shorts, t-shirts, and deodorant is always appreciated!!
*Tomorrow is a P.D day and Monday is a holiday - ENJOY YOUR LONG WEEKEND!
*Math and Science tests went home this week.

Language: This week we have been working on our Media Superheroes unit. We made connections to REAL LIFE superheroes in our community. Students were to find an article about someone in the community who can inspire other people to do good deeds, answer the 5 Ws and we will be posting them on our hallway bulletin board.

Math: We have been talking about probability. We have used coins and dice to test our experimental probability and then we used our connections to test out theoretical probability.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Weekly Update May 8-12

I cannot believe we are almost into June!

General Updates:
*Homework is due every Monday
*Fraction math test was sent home last week for you to sign
*Friday is a P.D day
*Monday is a Holiday

Language: We started a unit on Media Superheroes last week. We will be looking at the commercialization of superheroes and we will be expressing our opinions and analyzing different aspects of media.  

Math: We finished our Fractions unit last week and we started our Probability unit. We will be doing a lot of hands on activities to find the fractional probability of different events occurring.

Science: We had our Human Body unit test last week. We will be finishing our presentations on a disease/disorder related to the human body and moving onto our last unit: Energy Conservation.

Comparing Superman & Superwoman

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Weekly update: May 1 - May 5

Happy May!

General updates:
*Tomorrow is Jump Rope 4 Heart (raindate is Monday)
*Math Test: Wednesday May 10th
*Science Test: Wednesday May 10th
*Library: Tuesday May 9th

Language: Today we started presenting our long awaited Book Talks. Check out Seesaw for some videos.
We have been working hard on writing compound sentences. Click on the Conjunctions for extra practice!

Math: We have been working hard on fractions. We even learnt to play Fraction Golf! Our unit test will be next Wednesday.

Science: We have been working hard on our Human Body Projects. Each student chose a disease that affected one of the body systems. We will be presenting them starting today. Our unit test will be next Wednesday and then we will begin our final unit: Conservation of Energy.

We participated in Cleaning the Capital today. See below for a picture.
We also have OZOBOTS in the classroom. Students can test their ability to code.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Weekly Update: April 24-28

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Good day all! So pleased to see the sun and feel the heat - summer is upon us!  

General Announcements:

  • Tomorrow is our last fundraiser for OK Clean water. Students can buy gum for a small donation.
  • Next week is Education Week. An invitation with the week's itinerary was sent home today.
  • Our class is responsible to bring in croissants and jam for the open house on Thursday May 4th. Please send in your item by Wednesday May 3rd. Your help is very much appreciated.
  • Jump Rope 4 Heart is next Friday, May 5th. Envelopes for donations were sent home last Thursday.