Tuesday, April 24

Reminder: Victoria field trip forms due tomorrow!   Please bring glue stick (if not at school already) for a special project. Playland form home today! Finally, a notice asking whether you will be returning next year or not.

Our Circle of Power and Respect started our day today. We then headed to the gym for the Grandfather’s Teaching assembly on Truth. We finished CPR when returned to class and then shared our pantoums. Read aloud was before recess. We started to read Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech. (The follow up to Love That Dog.) After recess, the students worked on Math4today Day 3 and their Albanesi cards. After lunch, we practiced the parent tea song and then the grade fours went to the library with Ms. Rutherford and the fives and sixes did our Daily Physical Activity and then we reviewed some of our Socials (3 levels of government… they were asked to find their MLA and MP) We ended the day in our buddy class when we started to learn the song we will be performing for the Grandfather’s Teaching assembly on Love. Students will be singing and using sign language to perform the song. Thank you to Ms. Butler for teaching us the sign.

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Monday, April 23

Reminder: Victoria Field Trip forms are due on Wednesday!

Class meeting started our day today. We then did Math4today (Photocopied instead of with the document reader) and then students worked on their Albanesi cards. We then finished our read aloud novel before recess. After recess, students worked on their student led conference invitations (should be finished and delivered today!) before we went to the gym where continued with badminton for PE. After lunch, we did an inertia experiment with the cup, coin and playing card before looking at the role of speed, acceleration and velocity for the second law of motion. Students ended the day with time to finish their pantoum (due tomorrow), their independent novel study (activity 3 due Thursday), their student led invites or working on memorizing their lines.

Friday, April 20

Book exchange started our day today. We then headed to the gym get things set up for the assembly. Next up, was the Earth Day Assembly. The kids did a great job! We then had a little outside PE time before recess. After recess, the students were off to French class where they had a test on numbers and then played Around the World. After lunch, we did a song practice, I introduced a new song that we will be performing for the teaching of Love assembly on May 23. We then did our appreciation circle followed by reflections and the students ended the day with Maker Space.

Thursday, April 19

Our Earth Day Play will be held tomorrow at 9:00 a,m. Division Five will be singing the song Save The Earth by Mister C with division eight during the assembly.

Our Circle of Power and Respect started our day today. We then went over what makes pantoum. Students then started to work on writing their own pantoum and reading/working on their week three activity for their independent novel study. Read aloud was before recess. After recess, we had a conversation about money. We talked about banks and the services that they provide and how when you open a business that there are costs associated with operating a business. After lunch, we did an Earth Day song practice and then we went to the gym to practice where we would stand tomorrow for the assembly. We then did our Daily Physical Activity before the kids headed off to French class.

Wednesday, April 18

We started the day doing a read through of the play and then we headed to the gym for a parent tea song practice; we then headed back to class to practice the song for the Earth Day assembly, however we were interrupted by a fire drill. Read aloud was before recess. After recess, we finished doing a play read through and then we shared our limerick poems. After lunch, we continued with our Health Education classes.

Tuesday, April 17

We started the day with Circle of Power and Respect. Students then went to each of their grade level classes for the first of the Health Education lessons. Read aloud was before recess. (We started a new novel, Love that Dog by Sharon Creech.) After recess, we finished CPR and then students shared their description poems before we discussed limericks. (due tomorrow) They then had time to work on their independent novel studies. After lunch, we did a quick practice of our songs and then we started to take a deeper look at the First Law of Motion or First Law of Inertia. Buddies was up next where we continued our SPRING acrostic poems. Students will finish these tomorrow in class if they have not done so already.

Monday, April 16

P.E. started our day today. We continued with badminton. When we returned to class the students worked on some Albanesi cards before we headed to the library for the presentation by the author, Michael Wade. He was a very gifted presenter with the important message that anyone can be an author. We then did our class meeting and practice of our songs before lunch. After lunch, we had a pop quiz on the three levels of government and then we talked about the railway being the reason for B.C. joining confederation with Canada. The students ended the day with time to work on their definition poems due tomorrow and their independent novel studies.