Thursday, March 28, 2013
We had a lot of fun today with our little Kindergarten buddies. We went outside and had an egg hunt with them. A reminder that there is no school on Monday next week. Homework: - home reading - Easter Candy Fractions :) - any unfinished work (ex - french poster, WITW) - novel study due on April 4 - a reminder that we go to 4 Cats on Friday for Splatter Painting Have a wonderful long weekend.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
In Fine Arts this morning we worked on finishing our 3D abstract designs. We also started to work on our crayon projects. Thank you to those who donated crayons to make this project possible. I am also looking for a blow dryer for art projects in the classroom if anyone has an extra one that they would like to donate. Homework tonight: - home reading - math 4p. 179 #1-5, 5p. 175 #1-3, 6p. 188 #1-13 - WITW and map due tomorrow - French spring vocab poster due tomorrow - library tomorrow - please return overdue books We are still needing volunteers to help us at the fun fair. Please sign up outside the classroom if you have not already done so. Also, our gardening basket is still needing donations. Those can be brought into the classroom until Monday April 8th. Have a wonderful night!
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Today in Fine Arts we started working on a 3D project. All of the students are working with fraction, ratio and percent and should be practicing in the evenings on mathfrog. Homework tonight: - home reading - math 5p. 172#1-12, 6p. 185 #1-2 Have a good night!
Monday, March 25, 2013
It sounds like everyone had a wonderful Spring Break. Today, the children worked very quietly for most of the day, I think that they are still tired from their holiday. Homework tonight: - home reading - french spring poster due Thursday - beading planning due Thursday - WITW due Thursday - Novel Study due April 4 - Math 5p. 168 #1-10, 6p. 182 #1-12 - return report card envelope signed if not returned already - return field trip form if not returned already - Notice - basket items for fun fair - gardening basket We still have spots to sign up for during fun fair. If you are able to take a short shift to help out, please sign up (or have your child sign up) on the sign outside our classroom door (or outside the office for concession and ticket sales help). Have a great night!
Thursday, March 14, 2013
We had a lesson on the french preposition "sur" today. Please ask your child if they can tell you what it means. We also wrote a letter to the class across the hall today inviting them to join us to watch a movie tomorrow afternoon. If your child would like to bring their own individual snack that would be okay. Homework tonight: - home reading - science test tomorrow - math test for year 4 and 5 tomorrow - novel study completed up to and including question 9 - one map completed - subway day tomorrow Have a great night! A reminder that they are still looking for volunteers to sign up to help out the night of fun fair on April 11. If you could help out with the fish pond, which our class is in charge of, please sign up outside the classroom, or ticket selling or concession please sign up in front of the office.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
We had a lot of fun doing the Sid Shuffle today. The children really enjoyed it! They worked really hard independently today. Homework tonight: - home reading - math 4p. 166 #1-16, 5p. 158 #1-15 (quiz for both groups Friday) - science quiz Friday Have a good night. Have them show you the Sid Shuffle!
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
We had a really fun morning this morning in fine arts. We used the images we had created and did some printing. They turned out really well. Homework tonight: - home reading - map 1 due on Friday - grade 4/5 math quiz Friday - all grades electricity quiz Friday Have a good night!
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Band students were off to festival today. I hope that they had a wonderful time and had a wonderful performance. Tomorrow the fine arts group will be starting our printmaking. Please do not wear your best clothes in case you get paint on them. Homework tonight: - home reading - yr5 social studies if not complete - math 5p. 157 #1-6, 6p. 178 #1-11 - yr 4 math quiz Friday Have a good night!
Friday, March 8, 2013
We watched a wonderful performance this morning in the gym with an African Dancer. She was very entertaining and had us all on our feet dancing and clapping along. Homework tonight: - home reading (one night to an adult) - Year 5 Social Studies due Monday - Year 6 Social Studies paragraph Monday - Novel Study to Number 7 if not complete Have a good night!
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The students worked really hard today. They did the best silent reading I have seen so far this year. It is really nice to talk to them about the books they are reading and hear the recommendations that they make to their classmates. Homework tonight: - home reading - spelling (last test tomorrow) - novel studies to Number 7 completed for tomorrow - math 4p. 163 #1-3, 5p. 153 #1-9, 6p. 173 #1-13 Have a great night! (and stuff - the kids will get it)
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
It was a very exciting afternoon this afternoon. One of the students found a maple leaf and was attempting to break a Guinness World Record. It was very interesting to see all the documentation that needs to go in in order to try to break the record. Good luck! Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - math 4p. 160 #1-9, 5p. 149 #1-9 - french classroom item drawings - spelling unit 18 due tomorrow Have a good night!
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
I think today was one of the best working days we have had in a while. It was also a day that made me smile as at one point while listening to music in fine arts, they all started singing along. Very sweet. A reminder that the sign up for parent helps for Fun Fair is outside of our classroom door. Or you could also have your child sign you up for a shift if you are able to help. We also will need donations for a gardening basket for the basket raffle that night. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - math 4p. 158 #1-6, 5p. 147 #1-5, 6p. 168 #1-11 - subject/predicate sheet if not complete Have a good night!
Monday, March 4, 2013
Wow, March already! Time seems to be going so quickly this year. There are three notices coming home today. Field trip, lunch order and a PAC notice. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling review week (50 words) - Novel study needs to be completed including question 7 by Friday - MS Read a Thon packages in ASAP Have a good night.
Friday, March 1, 2013
What an amazing morning at the Science Fair today. All of the children worked SO hard on all of their projects. It was so nice to hear them tell about the different procedures they did with their research. Homework this weekend: - home reading (at least one night out loud to an adult) - any unfinished work (novel study must be done to number five by this point) - MS read a thon package returned Have a wonderful weekend!