Friday, January 31, 2014
We had a great day today. The grade 4's wrote their last FSA exam. If your child has missed any of the tests we will make them up next week. We have YPC on Monday. Homework this weekend: - home reading (out loud to work on expression and fluency) - any unfinished work Have a great weekend!
Thursday, January 30, 2014
The grade 4's wrote their 5th FSA today. They will write their final one tomorrow. It will be a long write so please make sure that they get a good rest tonight. If any children have missed any portion of the FSA's they will make these up next week. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - math 4p. 92#1-10, 6 quiz tomorrow - journal if not complete - WITW package due tomorrow Have a good night!
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
What a great work block Wednesday today! The children all worked hard and got a lot of work completed. They 4/5 students took place in some cup stacking at lunch today. If anyone wants to order cups they can do so online, information can be found in the school office. Last chance to order is this weekend. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - yr 4 FSA tomorrow after recess - math 4p. 88 #1-10, 5p. 113 #1-2, 6p. 118 #1-15 yr 6 quiz Friday - science package pages 19 and 20 if not complete - library tomorrow - gym tomorrow Have a good night.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Year 4 share there parents compare scare airport wear near rare spare career square barely airlift farewell fearful sincere repair aeroplane beware Year 5 thick market attic arctic attack traffic packet Atlantic panic plastic picking Pacific fantastic terrific athletic magnetic mechanic heroic Olympics plastic Year 6 import deport support passport airport transport reporter portable press pressured express impress unimportant supportive impressive impression suppress depressed depression oppress
Today we took part in Kids Can Move gymnastics program in the gym. It was great to watch the children using muscle groups that they might not normally work such as their core. I have asked each of them to practice activating their core tonight using an exercise that they learned today. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - math 4p. 84 #1-10, 5p. 110 #1-6 - science - WITW map 2 due tomorrow Have a good night!
Monday, January 27, 2014
We had a great time down at the Kamloops Seniors Village today. It was great to see much more interaction this time between the students and the residents. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - bring/wear clothing for gymnastics at the school tomorrow morning - yr 6 permission slips for those who have not returned - unplug and play forms until Friday - FRIENDS homework if not complete Have a great night!
Friday, January 24, 2014
We continue to have problems happening with tag on the playground right now. The weather has turned the fields quite icy and until this changes I have asked the students not to play tag. Homework this weekend: - home reading - unplug and play return on Monday - return principal challenge sheets Monday - family dance in the gym tonight from 5-7pm parents must be with children entry by donation - slippers or inside shoes for Monday visit to Kamloops Senior Village - Friends lesson 2 homework - dice activity - math 5p. 106 #1-10, 6 p.117 #1-2 - year 6 permission slip Have a wonderful weekend!
Thursday, January 23, 2014
We had a lot of fun with French today. We have been working on learning signs in French with the AIM program. Ask you child to show you the signs for le and la if they are in year 5/6. The year 4's wrote their second FSA today. They wrote the online Reading today and will take part in the online numeracy tomorrow. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling (dictation tomorrow) - Canadian Reader package due tomorrow if not already handed in for year 4 - tomorrow morning is last chance for hot lunch orders, they must be in before lunch - permission slip for KSV if not returned already - family dance at the school tomorrow night from 5-7pm sponsored by PAC Have a good night.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Tomorrow we are continuing on with Reading Week. Tomorrow is POEM in my POCKET Day. Each student in the school has been asked to write a poem down and have it in their pocket ready to share when asked to present. Please make sure that your child has a poem copied down. We will present them to each other tomorrow morning. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling, sheets due tomorrow morning - poem - math 4 worksheet, 5p. 102 #1-14, 6p. 111 #1-8 - library tomorrow - gym tomorrow - Scholastic due tomorrow - permission slips due tomorrow Have a good night, I am looking forward to hearing all the poems in the morning!
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Year 4 early perhaps whether world different purpose learned heard earth curve together circle energy average percent journey disturb concerned modern character Year 5 frighten frozen dozen happens given golden hidden listening entire taken wooden entered citizen oxygen awaken beaten enlarge encounter encourage enclosed Year 6 dishonest discourage impolite impatient non-violent unpopular uneven misunderstanding mislead misplaced independent illegal distracting unusual immoral inactive intolerant unlimited disapprove misbehave
We have had some problems again recently with behaviour in our class line up after recess and lunch. Many of the children are not keeping their hands and feet to themselves. This tends to take up a lot of class time sorting out once we come back into the classroom. Please talk to your child about this and feel free to pass on any information to me that you think I may need to know about. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - math 4 graph package, 5p. 102 #1-2, 6p. 106 #1-13 Please make sure that you get a lot of sleep tonight. The grade 4's will start their FSA's tomorrow. Tomorrow is READ ME day at the school. Please wear clothing that has words on it, making sure that they are school appropriate. Have a good night.
Monday, January 20, 2014
It was a great day today. A lot of information going home tonight. We are taking part in reading week and an Unplug and Play challenge. The children are bringing home information regarding these tonight. They are also taking home a permission slip for the Kamloops Seniors Village. A reminder that food orders need to be in this week as do Scholastic Orders. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - record minutes read - math 5p. 98 #1-12, 6p. 101 #1-8 - milk jugs (4L) washed with lids for kindergarten class - word for "What's My Word" day Have a good night!
Friday, January 17, 2014
A fun day today. We had some fun with French and DPA today. We played a couple of games to teach the numbers 1-20 in French as well as left and right (gauche et droite). Homework this weekend: - home reading - science if not complete to page 3 - math 4 quiz Monday, 5p. 94 #1-14 - WITW package due Monday at the end of the day - Canadian Reader Lit. Focus page due at the end of the day Monday Please make sure that your Red Cedar Books come with you every day next week for literacy week. Have a great weekend.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
I was away for the morning but I hear that skating was a lot of fun. Thank you to those parents who drove us to the rink today. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling (dictation tomorrow) - math 4p. 76 #1-15 (Quiz Monday), 5p. 90 #1-13, 6p. 97 #1-14 - science page 1-3 due tomorrow - WITW map due tomorrow Have a good night!
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
It was a great work day today, the children got a lot of work done. A reminder that we are skating tomorrow morning. I will also be away for tomorrow morning at a French conference until lunch time. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling (sheets due tomorrow morning) - math 4p. 76 should be done to around question 7/8 they have 2 days to complete the pages, 5p. 86 #1-11, 6p 94 #1-7 - gym tomorrow - library tomorrow, please return books in the morning Have a good night!
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
We had a good day today. We worked on creating a vanishing point drawing of a street in fine arts today. Mr. Michelle also came in and worked with us today on our First Nations Pouches. Hopefully these will be finished and come home next week. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - math 4p. 74 #1-7, 5p. 82 #1-13, 6p. 90 #1-10 - verb activity sheet if not complete - science Classification package sheets 1-3 due Friday - last chance for yr 6 ski forms they are due tomorrow Have a good night.
Monday, January 13, 2014
Today the year 4's went with Mr. Orr for their first FSA practice. These will take place starting next week. The noise level in the classroom was a little high today, hopefully it will be better tomorrow. Today was a very wet day on the playground. Please make sure that your child has an extra pair of socks in their backpack in case they end up with wet feet at lunch time. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - math 4p. 71#1-8, 5p. 78 #1-12 if not complete - spelling sheet due Thursday - WITW map due Friday Have a good night.
Year 4 smart toward north argue course report force anymore order separate short sorry memory factory enormous tornado omnivore history popular similar Year 5 final natural mineral usual general metal global capital material national personal hospital political arrival principal physical actual tropical individual musical Year 6 awake alive aloud asleep along ahead inland income intend insist instead indoors insert inhabit inflate invade intense involve ashamed aground
Friday, January 10, 2014
We had a great day today. In fine arts we learned how to draw with a vanishing point. The children were really excited to see the depth that it could bring to their drawings. Homework this weekend: - home reading (30 min. a day) - any unfinished work including science title page, doodle art assignment, Winter Celebration for Canadian Reader - math quiz Monday for yr 6 - french quiz Monday for yr 5/6 Have a great weekend!
Thursday, January 9, 2014
The children had another good day today. We finished our first Friends lesson today. They now have a strategy to help them to relax when they are feeling stressed or anxious. Please ask them about it tonight. Homework tonight: - home reading - spelling dictation tomorrow - spelling if not complete - math 4p. 69 #1-2, 5p. 74 #1-11, 6p. 82 #1-16 - fine arts doodle due tomorrow - Friends homework if not already complete - French quiz Monday for 5/6 - yr 6 math quiz Monday - French lesson 10 if not complete - Classification title page due tomorrow - yr4 Winter Celebration sheet due tomorrow Have a good night.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Today was a work block day. The children got a lot of work finished today. There were some problems with the boys playing a tag game at lunch today. I have talked to them and think we may have it sorted but if you have a boy that was involved could you please talk to them as well. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - spelling sheet due tomorrow - verb sentences if not done - math 4p. 66#1-7 - gym tomorrow - library tomorrow - yr 6 ski forms due January 15 Have a good night.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Year 4 achieve weigh receive believe piece either eight height diet their neither chief patience deceive relieved protein efficient eighteen neighbour ceiling Year 5 popular calendar similar circular liar particular solar familiar lunar guitar cougar cedar muscular spectacular burglar grammar molar irregular singular peculiar Year 6 received thief brief weird niece achieved view relief relieved believed eighty fierce mischief deceived seized conceited fiend pierced windshield grieved
Today just flew by!!! We started working with a new program in the classroom today, Friends For Life. We will be working our way though these lessons as a class. The children will have homework that accompany these lessons. This week they are to do homework activities 1a and 1b and read Things to Remember Every Day. These need to be completed by Friday. Please make sure your child has their work book with them on Thursday to finish up the lesson we started today. We also started a sewing project with Mr. Michelle making leather and beaded pouches. Homework tonight: - home reading - study spelling - math 4p. 63 #1-5, 5 Quiz tomorrow, 6p. 80 #1-13 - Friends for Life (Due Friday) - any overdue work - Yr. 4 FSA notice Have a good night.
Monday, January 6, 2014
We had a good first day back today. Please make sure that you have your gym strip for tomorrow. Today we saw a lot of children in the school who were not dressed for the weather. It was very cold out there today (we kept them in at lunch) so please make sure that your child has a hat and gloves/mittens. Homework tonight: - home reading (should have one Red Cedar done or almost done) - spelling - journal if not complete - math 4p. 60 #1-12, 6p. 76 #1-10 Have a great evening!