Agenda & HW

DAILY HW:

  • *Check your rtms.ca gmail DAILY!!
  • Reading (Raz-Kids, Novel Study, or self-selected) Raz Kids Website
  • Reading Stories (storylineonline.com) Storyline Website
  • Typing practice (typing.com) Typing Website
  • Math (Prodigy, Videos in Reference Section, Xs tables) Prodigy Website
  • Phonics (hearbuilder.com) Hearbuilder Website
  • Grade 6 & 7 - practice Empower SOUND elements & strategies (in your yellow duotang & on white card-Gr. 8)

Tue 28th May -

  1. Make sure that you are up-to-date on your reading and follow-up work for your respective novel studies (you have a schedule of dates each chunk should be read, and have follow activities in your green duo tangs)
  2. Gr. 8 Brock trip and Gr. 7 Fort York Trip is THIS Thursday 30th

Thursday 18th Apr -

  1. Chunk #2 of novel study is due Tuesday! Make sure you have read all of chunk #2.
  2. The Lion King - $2 if you want to watch the performance during the school day

$5 for the evening performance

Tickets will be on sale until next Wednesday

3. Yellow September Plans forms are due back ASAP

4. Gr. 8 grad photo orders are due by the end of next week (April 26th). No late orders.

Tuesday 16th Apr -

  1. You should be reading chunk #2 of your respective novel study books
  2. Gr. 6 Immunization Forms - return completed forms by THIS Thursday (18th April)
  3. Bring in $2 if you want to watch the school production of 'The Lion King' on April 26th during the daytime
  4. You should all be reviewing daily what has been covered in class
  5. Daily review of Empower strategies is crucial to your progress in the Empower Program (yes, that means reading and thoughtful and strategic application of reading strategies)

Monday 15th Apr -

  1. Bring in $2 if you want to watch the school production of 'The Lion King' on April 26th - tickets are on sale THIS WEEK ONLY!
  2. You should all have read chunk #1 of your novel
  3. You should all be reviewing daily what has been covered in class
  4. Daily review of Empower strategies is crucial to your progress in the Empower Program (yes, that means reading and thoughtful and strategic application of reading strategies)

Tuesday 9th Apr -

  1. Wear PINK tomorrow
  2. Keep reading chunk #1 of your new novel study book (due Mon. 15th)

Monday 8th Apr -

  1. Begin reading new novel (chunk #1-check planner) - needs to be read by Mon. 15th!
  2. Wear PINK on Wednesday to recognize diversity

Thursday 4th Apr -

  1. Next week Wednesday, wear pink to celebrate diversity
  2. Review your class notes in Math for Surface Area (SA) and Volume (V)

Wednesday 3rd Apr -

  1. If you didn't fully understand ch. 9 of Stone Fox when we read it in-class today, reread the chapter again
  2. Make sure that you have finished answering ch. 9 questions for tomorrow
  3. Keep practicing for our Rhyming Keyword test (you should try to improve over your last score)

Tuesday 2nd Apr -

  1. Grade 8's - Grad Photo's are tomorrow! Wear a white shirt with a collar
  2. Finish all missed questions for Stone Fox, up to and including chapter 8
  3. Prepare for this week's Rhyming Keyword quiz

Monday 1st Apr -

  1. Wear BLUE tomorrow for Autism Awareness
  2. Be ready for another Rhyming Keyword Bank quiz this week
  3. Read chapter 8 of Stone Fox by tomorrow
  4. Finish any missed questions from past chapters of Stone Fox by tomorrow!
  5. Grade 8's - Grad photo's are THIS Wednesday! Wear/bring a white shirt with a collar
  6. Following our chat about depositing into the Emotional Bank Account of others, add something positive about one of your class mates in the 'Thoughts and Gratitude' section of this website!

Monday 25th Mar -

  1. Finish any unanswered questions for Stone Fox (up to and including Ch. 7)
  2. Continue practising Rhyming Keywords for this weeks test!

Tuesday 19th Mar -

  1. Grade 8 Graduation Photo Day is April 3rd!
  2. March 21st (Thursday) is mismatched sock day to recognize people who have Downs Syndrome
  3. Test on words in Rhyming Keyword Bank either this Thursday OR Friday!
  4. For those of you who still are not checking this site daily, Read ch. 7 of Stone Fox for tomorrow (last chance!)

Monday 18th Mar -

  1. March 21st (Thursday) is mismatched sock day to recognize people who have Downs Syndrome
  2. tvo.ord/mathify (online Math help, with free tutoring Sun-Thu, from 5:30-9:30)
  3. Read ch. 7 of Stone Fox for tomorrow
  4. Test on words in Rhyming Keyword Bank either this Thursday OR Friday!

Monday 4th Mar -

  1. Practice 9 times table!

Wednesday 26th Feb -

  1. Read chapter 6 of 'Stone Fox' for tomorrow
  2. Practise single vowels and vowel combinations (on card given in class)

Tuesday 19th Feb -

  1. Test this Friday 22nd on Empower keywords (in yellow duotang)

Wednesday 13th Feb -

  1. If you are going on the ski trip tomorrow - be here by 6:20 am!
  2. If you are going to Cedar Glen - check your email for a suggested packing list

Thursday 7th Feb -

  1. Report cards go home (please return the envelope only)
  2. Discuss goals with your parents
  3. Return the blue interview form, with a phone number at which parents can be reached

Monday 4th Feb -

  1. Read ch. 4 of 'Stone Fox' for tomorrow
  2. Go onto typing.com and practise keyboarding
  3. Watch Probability videos in 'Links'

Friday 1st Feb -

  1. Candy grams will be sold on Tue, Wed, Thu. of next week for $1 each
  2. Make sure that you have read ch. 3 of 'Stone Fox' by Monday!!

Monday 28th Jan -

  1. Buses are cancelled today! If you are driven in, please make sure that you are picked up right after school and know by whom and where you will be picked up
  2. Make sure that you have completed reading chapter 2 of 'Stone Fox' by tomorrow

Thursday 24th Jan -

  1. Read chapter 2 of 'Stone Fox' for tomorrow
  2. Tomorrow is p.j. day. Just roll out bed and make your way to school!

Monday 22nd Jan -

  1. Friday is p.j. day!
  2. Read chapter 1 of 'Stone Fox' for tomorrow

Friday 18th Jan -

  1. Review Empower in Yellow duo tang
  2. Go onto the sites listed above and practice skills
  3. Watch probability videos in 'Links'
  4. Review paragraph sheet in 'Reference Section'
  5. No school on Monday 21st January!

Tuesday 8th Jan -

  1. review theoretical probability learned so far by watching videos in 'Links'
  2. Ski trip forms home today, spaces are first come, first served
  3. Yellow Empower duo-tang for home/school is now available for extra practice
  4. 2nd novel study begins next week - you MUST compete the at-home reading that is assigned ON TIME

Friday 21st Dec -

  1. Have a wonderful break! See you on Monday 7th January, 2019!!
  2. Don't forget to log on to the websites listed above while you are off

Wednesday 19th Dec -

  1. Tomorrow we bake cookies and make hot chocolate
  2. You will exchange Secret Santa gifts tomorrow

Tuesday 18th Dec -

  1. Secret Santa gift - you have only 2 days left! It MUST be here by Thursday!!
  2. Last chance to read ch. 9 (and any other missed chapters) of Sadako before our in-class quiz

Friday 14th Dec -

  1. Be sure to have your Secret Santa gift sorted out - bring it in as soon as it is ready - gift exchange happens next week on Thursday!
  2. Math Test - on Tuesday 18th (see Mon. 10th for topics)
  3. Read chunk #5 (ch.9) of Sadako for our book talk on Tuesday
  4. $2 if you want to play dodgeball, AND another $2 if you want to go to the dance on the last day (pay by next week Wed.)
  5. If you do not want to go to the dance, make sure to pick where you want to go before other options fill up (check rtms gmail)
  6. Tissues! Ours have all been used up and many of you sit in class with running noses - this is the solution!

Tuesday 11th Dec -

  1. Math Test - moved to Tuesday 18th Dec (see below for topics)
  2. Gr. 6 Space Vocabulary test this Friday
  3. Fill in survey for which activity you will do on the last day (check gmail - from sheila.macleod)
  4. Read chunk #5 (ch.9) of Sadako for Tuesday 18th Dec
  5. Bring $2 for Dodgeball
  6. Bring non-perishable food
  7. Bring in a box of tissues
  8. Secret Santa gifts - to school by Wed of last week (or before)

Monday 10th Dec -

  1. Math test on Wed. 12th - Geometry & Measurement
    • construct triangles (6, 7, 8), parallelograms (6), trapezoids (7), and circles (8) using protractor, ruler, and compass
    • parallel and perpendicular lines (7)
    • classify angles as acute, obtuse, right, and straight (6)
    • use formulas to find area of triangles (6, 7, 8), parallelograms (6), trapezoids (7, 8), and circles (8)
    • perimeter of shapes (6, 7, 8)
    • sort and classify shapes according to sides, angles, symmetry, sets of parallel lines, equal lines, similar shapes (6, 7, 8)
  2. Gr. 6 - Science - Space Vocabulary Test on FRIDAY! (Words were emailed and given in class)
  3. Secret Santa - names went home today; gift should be at school by Wednesday of the last week
  4. bring $2 for the dodgeball tournament ($ goes to Sick Kids Hospital)
  5. bring a box of tissues for the class!
  6. bring in a non-perishable food item
  7. Read chunk #5 (ch.9) of Sadako for Tuesday 18th Dec

(If you didn't read any of the previous chapters, you need to catch-up)

(if you didn't complete the follow-up activities, you need to finish them in-class whenever you have a spare minut

8. Fill in survey for what you want to do on our Dance & Activity Day (Fri. 21st Dec.) - it's in your gmail

Friday 7th Dec -

  1. Continents and Great Lakes Quiz on Monday!
  2. Math test on Wed. 12th - Geometry
    • construct triangles (6, 7, 8), parallelograms (6), trapezoids (7), and circles (8) using protractor, ruler, and compass
    • parallel and perpendicular lines (7)
    • classify angles as acute, obtuse, right, and straight
    • use formulas to find area of triangles (6, 7, 8), parallelograms (6), trapezoids (7, 8), and circles (8)
    • perimeter of shapes
    • sort and classify shapes according to sides, angles, symmetry
  3. Vowels: A, E, I, O, U (and sometimes Y and W) - chant these and memorize that these are vowels!!

Vowel Song (Listen and sing along - YES, I mean it!)

4. Learn Continents (chant):

A-sia

A-fri-ca

North and South A-me-ri-ca

Europe

Aust-ra-li-a

Ant-aaaaaaaaar-ti-ca!

5. Learn HOMES for Great Lakes (Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior)

Wednesday 5th Dec -

  1. bring $2 for the dodgeball tournament ($ goes to Sick Kids Hospital)
  2. bring a box of tissues for the class!
  3. bring in a non-perishable food item

Wednesday 28th Nov -

  • Make sure that you bring your novel study book back to school EVERY day!

Wednesday 21st Nov -

  • 6's - forms & $ for Scientists in School (ASAP)
  • 8's - forms & $ for Scientists in School (ASAP)
  • 6's - last chance to get Cedar Glen forms in (you do NOT have a place on the trip without the forms)

Thursday 8th Nov -

  • Progress Reports Home - please return the signed envelope and the purple interview request sheet

Tuesday 6th Nov -

  • Gr. 6's - return space workshop form & $$ (or school cash online)

Friday 26th Oct -

  • Gr. 8s - discuss high school options with your parents

Thursday 25th Oct -

  • Grade 6 Trip is TOMORROW!!

Tuesday 23rd Oct -

  • Grade 7 Trip Letter home
  • Grade 6 Trip this Friday
  • Bring in a non-perishable food item if you want to go to the haunted classrooms on Halloween!

Thursday 18th Oct -

  • make sure you are studying for Monday's Math Test! (topics are in your 'month-at-a-glance' in your agendas)

Wednesday 17th Oct -

  • Open House is TONIGHT from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (feel free to stop by anytime during this time frame)

Grade 8 Grad Trip to Blue Mountain, presentation in the gym at 6:30 pm

Grade 6 overnight trip to Cedar Glen, presentation in the gym at 7:30 pm

Monday 15th Oct -

  • Open House is THIS Wednesday 17th October, from 6:30 pm -8 pm