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Monday, June 26th, 2017

It’s the final countdown! 🙂

Morning Routine

Table Activity – The students continued to work on their summer literacy activities.

Recess

Genius Hour

Lunch

Phys. Ed. – We went outside and did obstacle courses and played colour tag.

Music – Mrs. Machnaik

Recess

Genius Hour

Clean-Up

 

***Our Genius Hour Fair is tomorrow from 2:30-3:15 in the library. This fair will be set up science fair style, with visiting classes and parents walking through to learn and ask questions.

****If you child has not yet returned their Splash Pad permission form (for Wednesday), please send it to school tomorrow. Thanks!

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Morning Routine

Math

Bowling at Golden Mile – We had a blast! 🙂

Choice Centres/Catch-Up Period

Recess

Science – We paired up with Mme. Davis’ students to continue working on our scavenger hunt assignments.

Clean-Up & Home Time

 

 

***Permission slips for our trip to the Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre splash pad/park were sent home today. Please return on Monday.

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

French – Mme. Jasper

Morning Routine

Recess

Daily 5 – The students finished their good copies of their letters.

Lunch

Genius Hour – The students got started planning/assembling their presentation boards.

Recess

Arts Ed. – We finished up our interpretive dances. A few groups had time to record theirs to show the class. The rest of the groups will record theirs tomorrow or on Monday.

Clean-Up & Quiet Time

 

***We are going bowling tomorrow. We will be leaving around morning recess and return after lunch. The students do not need to bring a lunch, as food is provided and no outdoor food is allowed in the bowling alley. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CHILD HAS A PAIR OF INDOOR SHOES TO BRING ALONG***

****We will be going to the splash pad at the Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre on Wednesday, June 28th. We will be leaving at 10:30 and returning at 1:30. Permission slips will be sent home tomorrow (as I left them sitting on the printer…). There is no charge for this field trip.

*****The students will present their Genius Hour projects at an informal fair on Tuesday, June 27th from 2:30-3:15 in the library. You are more than welcome! I have invited a few classes to come view the fair as well.

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Morning Routine

Math – The students practiced their estimation skills before continuing to work on their addition reviews.

Recess

Daily 5 – The students started working on their good copies of their “Dear Future Me” letters.

Lunch

Science – We went outside to work on a treasure mapping activity. The students created maps of the playground and a set of specific instructions (including distance measured in steps and relative positioning as compared to landmarks) to find a hidden pompom. We had so much fun trading maps to find each other’s hidden “treasure”.

Recess

Arts Ed. – Mme. Jasper

Clean-Up

 

****I am still looking for volunteers for June 28th so that we can go to the splash pad at the Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre. Please let me know if you are available! Thanks 🙂

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Morning Routine

Math – The students continued to work on their addition review.

Recess

Daily 5 – Hi-5 Groups. I read with Phil, Adrita, Emery, Luke, Max, Leica, and Coco.

Lunch

Phys. Ed. – Mrs. Bechard

Music – Mrs. Machnaik

Recess

Daily 5 – The students worked on their summer literacy booklets.

Clean-Up

 

***Our Genius Hour Fair will be on Tuesday, June 27th from 2:30-3:15 in the library.

****I need 2+ parent volunteers to accompany us to the splash pad located at the Sandra Schmirler Leisure Centre on June 28th. We would be going for most of the day, weather dependent. Let me know if you would be able to come so that I can arrange the trip. Thanks! 🙂

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

French – Mme. Jasper

Morning Routine

Math – We learned about estimation.

Recess

Daily 5 – The students continued to work on their letters to their future selves (to be opened in Grade 8).

Lunch

Genius Hour – In partners the students built catapults with pencils, plastic spoons, and rubber bands.

Recess

Science – We tested out our catapults in the hallway, estimating how far each button launched before counting the tiles on the floor. Congratulations to Leica and Coco who’s catapult could launch the furthest!

Quiet Time & Mail – Canada Games Activity Challenge Certificates and bowling forms were sent home. Please return bowling forms by Tuesday, June 20th.

 

 

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Morning Routine

Math – We worked on tally graphs. The students are now able to read information from one type of graph and transfer it onto another type of graph.

Recess

Daily 5 – Hi-5 Groups – I read with Charlie, Ava, Parker, Kellan, Grayson, Niki, Annalise, and Erik.

Lunch

Science – We continued to look at positional words and how we can use a specific or estimated distance when telling position. (ie: The ball is 15 steps in front of the book).

French – Mme. Jasper

Recess

Arts Ed. – In groups the students work on dance routines expressing day-to-day events in our community.

Clean-Up & Quiet Time

 

***Tomorrow is our second Pizza Party. Drinks, pizza, and dessert is provided. Students are more than welcome to bring snacks for recess.

****Our Science Centre field trip should be up on School Cash now – please log in to pay.

*****We will be going bowling and having pizza over the lunch hour next Friday (June 23rd). Permission forms and payment info will go home tomorrow.

 

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

French

Morning Routine

Recess

Daily 5 – We did one round of Read to Self and played some Word Work games.

Lunch

Assembly Rehearsal

Retirement Assembly

Recess

Science – Students finished up their life cycle comparisons and did some fun end of unit activities.

Clean-Up & Quiet Time – Parker read for us.

 

 

***Tomorrow is Special Lunch Day.

****Science Centre permission forms went home today. Please read and return by tomorrow! Thank you for your understanding 🙂

 

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Morning Routine

Math – We worked on creating our own graphs and analyzing the data.

Recess

Daily 5 – We learned a new CAFE comprehension strategy, and sorted the books in our book boxes based on their purpose. The students started working on a letter to their future selves (to be opened in Grade 8).

Lunch

Music – Assembly rehearsal

French – Mme. Jasper

Recess

Arts Ed. – We continued to work on our Father’s day craft.

Clean-Up & Quiet Time – Luke read for us.

 

 

****Due to some complications and confusion regarding Science Centre field trip charges to accounts, I was unable to send home the permission slip/payment information today. We WILL be going to the Science Centre on the morning of June 12th, followed by lunch at Candy Cane Park. Hopefully everything will be straightened out tomorrow so I can send home the form. Thank you for your patience!

Monday, June 5th, 2017

Morning Routine

Math – The students finished off their graphing booklet.

Recess

Daily 5 – Annalise, Tiago, and Caden read for us from their News Duotangs. We did 3 rounds of Hi-5 Groups.

Lunch

Talking Circle

Science – We compared the life cycles of different animals looking for similarities and differences in their life cycles.

Recess

Arts Ed. – Mme. Jasper

Clean-Up

 

 

***Information and permission slips for our field trip to the Science Centre next Monday (June 12th) will be sent home tomorrow.

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