Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Rotating Math Centers

Place Value centers in math! Students will go to half the centers today, and the other half tomorrow. 












Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Intro to letter writing



Science- Living with People

Positive and negative impacts.






Spinning for a flat

Practicing trading 10 ones for 1 ten, and 10 tens for 1 hundred!


 
 


Monday, November 19, 2018

First World War Supply Line Artifacts

We were very fortunate to be able to explore the Supply Line Box from the Canadian War Museum, which had artifacts from the First World War! Later this week we will be bringing the box to our Orange Kinder buddies, to show them too!


 

 

 

 

 


Nov. 19-23 At A Glance

Important Info/Reminders:


-First Eucharist Teaching Mass Wednesday Nov.21
-Library Thursday
-Subway Day Thursday


Word Study Words:
finally, family, any, very, happy, by, sky, try, my, guy
We will be focusing on the "y" endings that say "e/i" sound, through word study work in sentence writing activities. You can practice these words at home by practicing reading and spelling the words, writing the words in sentences, and finding other words that have the same pattern/sound.


Math: Numbers to 50. Representing, composing and decomposing numbers to 50; place value (tens and ones). Practice taking numbers and identifying their tens and ones digits.


Religion: Sharing our gifts


Science: Growth and Changes in Animals Unit: human impact on animals and their environment

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Science Presentations

We used the chrome cast function in the pod, to cast our Animal Science Projects onto the tv, and present!






Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Ottawa Humane Society "Dog Buddies"

Today we learned how to approach and ask to pet a dog, as well as when to leave a dog alone. What a fun workshop from the Ottawa Humane Society!



Tuesday, November 13, 2018

What is media?

Solving media riddles to determine the type of media.




Geoboard polygons

Using the geoboards to create a variety of polygons! 




Monday, November 12, 2018

2D shapes

Straight and curved lines, sides, vertices, triangles, squares, circles and more! Cutting and gluing 2D shapes and their characteristics.





Nov. 12-15

Important Info/Reminders:
-All Scouting and Guiding members are invited to wear their uniform to the Remembrance Day Ceremony on Monday @10:45am in the gym
-Picture retake Tuesday
-Book Fair Tuesday: students can bring money and purchase items at our scheduled book fair time
-Ottawa Humane Society "Dog Buddies" presentation on Wednesday
-Pizza Day Thursday
-Scholastic due Thursday
-Parent/Teacher interviews Thursday
-P.D. Day for students Friday
-MacMillan's Fundraiser due by Nov. 18


Word Study Words:
thumb, teeth, father, both, thank, phone, alphabet, graph, sphere
We will be focusing on the "th/ph" sound, through word study work in sentence writing activities. You can
practice these words at home by practicing reading and spelling the words, writing the words in sentences,
and finding other words that have the same pattern/sound.


Math: Geometry, investigating 2D shapes and symmetry. Try to find and identify all the 2D shapes in your
home and where you go throughout your week. Are they polygons? (closed shapes with straight lines).
Practice drawing figures and finding the line of symmetry.


Religion: Sharing our gifts

Science: Growth and Changes in Animals Unit project

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Science animal projects

Working hard on our google slides for our animal projects!



Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Remembrance Day writing

What does Remembrance Day mean to me...




Cards for Veterans

We helped Orange Kinder with the writing inside their cards, being delivered to veterans for Remembrance Day.




Monday, November 5, 2018

Perspective Drawing

After a discussion about how objects seems larger when they are closer, and smaller when they are farther away, students drew a field of poppies using perspective drawing. 


Nov. 5-9 At A Glance

Important Info/Reminders:
-Scholastic due Thurs. Nov. 15
-Library Thursday
-Subway Day Thursday
-All Scouting and Guiding members are invited to wear their uniform to the Remembrance Day Ceremony
on Mon. Nov. 12 @10:45am in the gym
-Picture retake Tues. Nov. 13


Word Study Words:
church, change, teacher, which, she, brush, shut, should, crash
We will be focusing on the "ch/sh" sound, through word study work in sentence writing activities. You can
practice these words at home by practicing reading and spelling the words, writing the words in sentences,
and finding other words that have the same pattern/sound.


Math: Using strategies to find equality in numbers and equations. (ex. 9+1 = 7+3;
6+__ = 5+4)


Religion: We Remember

Science: Growth and Changes in Animals Unit: animal research group project

Friday, November 2, 2018

Science Animal Project

We began using the chromebooks to research our animals, for our group animal project! 


Thursday, November 1, 2018

Remembrance Day Legion Contest

The Legion is once again putting on a Remembrance Day writing and poster contest. See their website below for information and how to register :)

Maker Space

We joined up with Mrs. Gauthier's class for a Maker Space activity! Create a spider web to hold all the plastic spiders!


Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Oct. 29-Nov. 2 At A Glance

Important Info/Reminders:
-Photo order due by Friday
-Progress Reports go home Tuesday- please book an interview!
-Orange and Black Day Wednesday
-Pizza Day Thursday
-Library Thursday


Word Study Words:
shirt, birthday, girl, sport, short, storm, hurt, turn, blurt
We will be focusing on the "r controlled" sound ir/or/ur, through word study work in sentence writing
activities. You can practice these words at home by practicing reading and spelling the words, writing the
words in sentences, and finding other words that have the same pattern/sound.


Math: Using taught Subtraction strategies in questions to 20, with word problems.


Religion: All Souls and All Saints Day

Science: Growth and Changes in Animals Unit: animal research group project

Friday, October 26, 2018

Rosary

Today we participated in our school wide Rosary.


Special Gym

We shared our gym class today with our reading buddies, Orange Kinder!



Recount

Our Recount texts are up in the class! What a great job everyone did :) 


Thursday, October 25, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Welcome to the Show!

Our class pumpkin for the St. Dominic pumpkin patch!


Ozobots in Makerspace

The rest of the class who hadn't explored yet, got to work with the Ozobots today!


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Sneak peak...

Here's a sneak peak at our class pumpkin for the St. Dominic pumpkin patch!




Monday, October 22, 2018

Animal Science Jeopardy

Naming characteristics of each of the 6 animal classifications, in a jeopardy style game!




Oct. 22-26 At A Glance

Important Info/Reminders:
-Library Thursday
-Subway Day Thursday
-Falloween Festival Friday: 6-8pm in the gym, bring a canned food item!


Word Study Words:
start, far, are, hard, car, under, letter, sister, brother, other
We will be focusing on the "r controlled" sound ar/er, through word study work in sentence writing activities.
You can practice these words at home by practicing reading and spelling the words, writing the words in
sentences, and finding other words that have the same pattern/sound.


Math: Beginning Subtraction strategies (sheet sent home) with questions to 20.


Family Life: Ourselves as part of a community

Science: Growth and Changes in Animals Unit: continuing to classify animals into their respective categories.