Daily Updates

Final Days of School!

June 20th- Aboriginal Day
June 21st- Primary Play Day (We are running events)
June 22nd- Forest Field Day/Drama presentations (Weather Dependent, Bring your lunch)
June 25th- Walk to General Store/Park Play Day Middle Block 
June 26th- Grade 8 Graduation (we are providing squares as per letter home)
June 27th- Movie Day (popcorn welcome)
June 28th- Last Day of School Party/Board Games

Each day until the 27th we will still: 
Have read-aloud
Have some math time (Transformational Geometry and Ratio/Rate)
Enjoy some time outside (weather dependent)






April 6-May 17


Thursday, May 17th 2018, Day 5
We are planning to:
- have silent reading time
- have community circle time
- work on our GNP  (80 min)
- Have a roots of empathy visit
Practice using equations to solve more complex problems
- have French with Mme. Adair
- Look at changing landforms in Geography


Wednesday, May 16th 2018, Day 4
Today we will:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-Work on our GNP (20 min)
-Explore topics of Substance abuse
-Practice reading, writing and solving equations
-GNP work period (50 min)
-Gym
-Discuss product development

Tuesday, May 15 2018, Day 3
*Language ART due*
Today we will:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-Introduce our Graphic Novel Project (final literacy project-- long timeline)
-practice solving equations
- look at Ergonmics and universal design
- have french with Mme. Adair
- Creation and change of landforms (geography)

Monday, May 14th 2018, Day 2
we:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-have time to work on our Language ART
-work on solving equations
-have DPA
-have maker space (science)

Friday, May 11th 2018, Day 1
*super stories due @ end of day*
Tomorrow we will:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-Have our spelling test
-Work on our Super Stories
-Work on our Language ART
- Look at evaluating Algebraic expressions
- Go outside for Jump Rope for Heart
-have french
-explore symmetry in design

Thursday, May 10th 2018 Day 5
*Roots of Empathy Cancelled*
Today we will:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-wrote our spelling words in cursive
-Work on our Super Stories
-go to the library
-practice working with variables
-look at landforms and how they are created and changed
-have DPA
-have french
-explore structural failure.

Our Spelling Words this week are:
spelling words
1. Reconciliation
2. Restitution
3. Repatriation
4. Reasonable
5. Stewardship
6. Privilege 

Wednesday May 9th 2018 Day 4
we:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-put our spelling words in a sentance
-Work on our Super Stories
-Work on our Language ART
-Introduce Patterning and Algebra
-learn and play simple songs
-have gym
-Introduce our first geography unit

Tuesday May 8th 2018, Day 3
we:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-do our spelling word flashcards
-work on our Super Stories
-Have a lesson in pastels for our Language ART
-study for our math test
-write our math test
-have french
-go outside for mental health activity. 


Monday May 7th 2018, Day 2
we:
- Had Silent Reading Time
-Discussed Mental health
-Wrote our LAST set of spelling words
- Worked on our Language ART
-Explored Finding percents of a whole
-Studied for our Fractions, Decimals, Percents and Integers test tomorrow. 
-Looked at Trusses, Arches and Domes (finally!)

Friday May 4th, 2018, Day 1
We are planning to:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-do our spelling test
-Work on our Super Stories
-Work on our Language ART
-Have our Integer Quiz
-Play a game teaching cyber saftey
-have French with Mme. Adair

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, Day 5
Today we will:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-write our spelling words in cursive
-Work on our Super Stories
-Go to the library
-have roots of empathy
-practice adding and subtracting integers using an own-choice method
-have French with Mme. Adair
-Explore concepts of personal safety in health

This weeks Spelling words are:
1. Script
2. Composition
3. Glockenspiel
4. Xylophone
5. Metallophone
6. Ensemble

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, Day 4
we:
-have silent reading time
-have community circle time
-write our spelling words in a sentance
-Work on our Super Stories
-Introduce our Language ART
-practice adding and subtracting decimals with number lines
-work on our nursery rhymes
-have Gym
- look at ways to strenghten a beam

Tuesday, May 1st 2018, Day 3
We are planning to:
-have silent reading time
-have our community circle
- practice spelling words with flashcards
- look at figurative language 
- Introduce the project sheet for our Super Stories
- have a 50 minute work period for our Super Stories
- Practice adding and subtracting integers using integer tiles
- Do our earth-day clean-up
- Have DPA

Monday, April 30th 2018, Day 2
Today we will:
-have silent reading time
-have our community circle time
-Spelling words (new)
-Intro to Poetry unit
- Work with Integers
-Practice our pentatonic scale
- have French with Mme. Adair
- Introduce stability and centre of gravity with an activity.


Thursday April 26th 2018, Day 1
Today we will:
- have silent reading time
- have our community circle
- have our spelling test
- have an extended and final work period for our Journalism Projects
- Have our Roots of Empathy Baby Visit
- Introduce Integers
- Have French with Mme. Adair
- Learn to read simple melodies on Orff instruments

This Week's Spelling Words
1. Disruption
2. Disturbing
3. Discrimination (yes, again)
4. Disability
5. Dispute
6. Distinct

Wednesday April 25th 2018, Day 5
Today we will:
- have silent reading time
- have our community circle
- Write our spelling words in a sentence
- complete the film 'Life After People' 
- work on our Journalism Projects
- Go to the Library
- explore operations using Fractions, Decimals and Percents
- Happy Clappy
- Have French with Mme. Adair

Tuesday April 24th 2018, Day 4
we::
have silent reading time
- have our community circle
- Make Flashcards for our spelling words
- have a short read-aloud
work on our 'Journalism Project'
- Practice multiplying and dividing fractions
- Introduce Structures and Mechanisms through the video 'Life after People'
- Have Gym
- continue Film and analysis

Monday, April 23rd 2018, Day3
we:
-have silent reading time
-have our community circle
-Introduce new spelling words
-introduce the app we will use to record our journalism project audio 
-work on our 'Journalism Project'
- Learning to Divide Fractions
- Finish Happy Clappy no. 2
- have DPA
- have French with Mme. Adair
- Finish and present our placemats in science

*Deadline for ordering yearbooks is one week away!*

Friday, April 20th 2018 Day 2
we:
-have silent reading time
-have our community circle
-have our spelling test
- work on our 'Journalism Project'
- practice converting FDP and learn to mutliply simple fractions
- have DPA
- have French with Mme. Adair
- had a catch-up period

Thursday, April 19th 2018 Day 1
we:
-have silent reading time
-have our community circle
-write our spelling words in cursive
-have a short read-aloud
- work on our 'Journalism Project'
- Have Roots of Empathy Visit
- have our Science test
- have french with Mme. Adair
- Happy Clappy Day 2 (time for 16th notes!)
- DPA

This weeks Spelling Words are:
1. Tolerance
2. Respect
3. Understanding
4. Empathetic
5. Discrimination
6. Consideration
Wednesday April 18th Day 5
we:
-have silent reading time
-have our community circle
-put our spelling words into a sentence
-have a short read-aloud
- work on our 'Journalism Project'
- Practice converting between fractions, decimals and percents
- study for Science test
DPA
-have French with Mme. Adair
-continue studying for science/catch-up period

Tuesday April 17th 2018 Day 4
*Shopping for Decimals Due*
We:
-have silent reading time
-have our community circle time
- introduce new spelling words
- have a short read-aloud time
- work on our 'Journalism Project'
-Introduce conversion between decimals, fractions and percents
- Happy Clappy Day 1 (Music Performance)
-Have French with Mme. Adair
-Create a Review sheet for Thursday's Science Test


Friday April 13th 2018 Day 2
*Listening Logs due*
we:
- have silent reading time
- have our community circle time
- have our spelling test
- have time to work on our Listening Logs and/or 'Journalism Project' (minutes count toward Journalism project time)
-Have our final in class work period for our 'Shopping for Decimals' assignment
have time to work on our  listening Log and/or Journalism project (minutes count toward Listening Log time)
-have DPA
-have French with Mme. Adair
- continue exploring the impact of solutions and mixtures on the environment.


Thursday April 12th 2018 Day 1
*Interesting Essays Due*
*Jersey Day*
we:
-had silent reading time
-had our first official morning community time
-write our spelling words in cursive
-Go through the details of our Journalism Projects and begin brainstorming ideas
-had Roots of Empathy
- Work on our 'Shopping for Decimals'
- had DPA
- had French with Mme. Adair
- Discuss the impact of solutions and mixtures in the environment


Wednesday April 11th 2018
Yesterday we:
- have silent reading time
- write our spelling words in a sentence
- Introduce our 'Journalism Project'
-went to the Library
work on our 'Shopping for Decimals' project (80)
- had DPA
- had a visit from our admininstration team followed by a community circle


Spelling Words for the week:
Percentage
Environmentalism
Separation
Calculation
Damage
Mitigate


Tuesday April 10th 2018
we:
- have silent reading time
- practice spelling words with flashcards
- have listening Log work time
- have read-aloud time
- work on our 'Shopping for Decimals' project
-have gym with Ms. Blue
-Introduce our third and final listening log

Monday April 9th 2018
we:
- have silent reading time
- Introduce new spelling words
- have 60min to work on our  'Interesting Essays'
- Introduced our 'Shopping for Decimals' project
- have DPA time
- have maker space time in the Library


Friday April 6th 2018   
We:
- had silent reading time
- had our weekly spelling test
- had 60min to work on our  'Interesting Essays'
- read-aloud
- Practice multiplying and dividing with decimals up to 2 decimal places.
- visit Mme. Coopers classroom for a 'Frankenstein Fair'
- Had French with Mme. Adair
- catch-up time
- DPA time