Summer Break Chat!

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Div. 7, use this space to stay connected over the summer! You can ask questions, share highlights, and reply to your classmates. Remember to practice digital citizenship or your comment won’t be approved for everyone to see!

See you in September!

Early Dismissal Info

Early Dismissal Days:

  • Wednesday April 6th at 1pm
  • Thursday April 7th at 1:50pm

Student Led Conferences for our class:

  • Guide your family through a 20-30 minute tour of your portfolio
  • Return portfolio and parent letter back to school by Friday, April 8th
  • If your parent has any additional questions after the tour, please have them write a note in your planner or send me an email at vivian.cheng@burnabyschools.ca to request a phone call or virtual meeting on the early dismissal days by Tuesday night, as stated on the green notice in your Portfolio

Early Dismissal Schedule A – 1:47 PM & Schedule B – 2:02 PM | École  Marlborough Elementary

April Foods Answer key

1 Jerzingreelah  (jur zin GREE la)        Luke pulled the jur zin GREE la inside jen’s house

2 BÃAK (bak)                                              The sharp edge of the portfolio

3 Dindenton                                                 as mentioned in Adventures of Patoo

4 Maitikc (MAY teen kick)

5 Jzzzzzzzzzzzxyz (jasy)                                   the exclamation

6 Zurginhazin (ZUR jin hoozin)                    the zurginhazin holds the bowling pins

7 Tazzalayte (tassalate)                                 tasslate part of the bins keep sit upright

8 Rol-azur-tak                                                 the act of organization

9 Spachupert                                             higher risk of spachupert

10 Slidth                                                           hog fell in the slidth

 

 

Spring Break Chat

Use this post to share highlights, questions, and stay connected during the Spring Break!

Watch Adventure Time Volume 1 | Prime Video

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Comment on Blog Homework – Due Monday, Feb. 28

Hey, Div. 7!

Your job for homework – due Monday:

  • Leave a comment on the class blog! You can
    • ask a question
    • answer a question
    • share a highlight from your weekend 
    • send a shout out!

Bonus:

  • Scavenger Hunt: I have hidden these monopoly game pieces throughout the site. Can you find them all? If you found them, comment “I found them!” on the blog so you don’t spoil the fun!

For One Monopoly Token, the Days Are Numbered - The New York Times

  • Play Tetris! Here We will be learning about transformations in Math, and will have a chance to transform Tetris shapes soon!

 

 

Monopoly Research Links

Monopoly Research

Monopoly (game) - Wikipedia

How to play monopoly junior https://www.ultraboardgames.com/monopoly/junior-game-rules.php

What’s on a monopoly board https://kids.kiddle.co/Monopoly_(game)

List of monopoly versions https://monopoly.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_Monopoly_Games_(Board)

https://www.google.com/search?q=different+monopoly+boards&rlz=1C1GCEA_enCA851CA851&hl=en-US&sxsrf=APq-WBuAagLDKAGiIKaOnaYKpFM72_Nqqw:1645545488748&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjU3sXS1pP2AhU0O30KHag5AvgQ_AUoAnoECAIQBA&biw=1336&bih=594&dpr=1

First monopoly game and history https://www.rd.com/article/first-monopoly-game/

Tips  on how to win https://www.wikihow.com/Win-at-Monopoly

Why monopoly is awesome! https://www.gamesver.com/15-reasons-monopoly-is-the-best-game-ever-why-its-so-popular/

Monopoly game pieces https://www.monopolyland.com/monopoly-pieces/

https://www.google.com/search?q=monopoly+game+pieces&rlz=1C1GCEA_enCA851CA851&sxsrf=APq-WBvXgVt9CPephZT8uQm0BdappQcfyA:1645546064731&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiW_pjl2JP2AhW3HzQIHUsTD70Q_AUoAXoECAIQAw&biw=1336&bih=594&dpr=1

All community chest cards https://www.google.com/search?q=all+the+monopoly+community+chest+cards&tbm=isch&ved=2ahUKEwjSkMb82JP2AhUdJDQIHVqPDrUQ2-cCegQIABAA&oq=all+the+monopoly+community+chest+cards&gs_lcp=CgNpbWcQAzoHCCMQ7wMQJzoFCAAQgAQ6BAgAEEM6BggAEAcQHjoICAAQsQMQgwE6CAgAEIAEELEDOgoIABCxAxCDARBDOgsIABCABBCxAxCDAToGCAAQCBAeOgQIABAYUIUCWP4fYNYgaABwAHgCgAHAAYgBvBeSAQQzMy42mAEAoAEBqgELZ3dzLXdpei1pbWfAAQE&sclient=img&ei=gQoVYpLMKp3I0PEP2p66qAs&bih=594&biw=1336&rlz=1C1GCEA_enCA851CA851

All chance cards

https://www.google.com/search?q=all+the+monopoly+community+chest+cards&tbm=isch&ved=2ahUKEwjSkMb82JP2AhUdJDQIHVqPDrUQ2-cCegQIABAA&oq=all+the+monopoly+community+chest+cards&gs_lcp=CgNpbWcQAzoHCCMQ7wMQJzoFCAAQgAQ6BAgAEEM6BggAEAcQHjoICAAQsQMQgwE6CAgAEIAEELEDOgoIABCxAxCDARBDOgsIABCABBCxAxCDAToGCAAQCBAeOgQIABAYUIUCWP4fYNYgaABwAHgCgAHAAYgBvBeSAQQzMy42mAEAoAEBqgELZ3dzLXdpei1pbWfAAQE&sclient=img&ei=gQoVYpLMKp3I0PEP2p66qAs&bih=594&biw=1336&rlz=1C1GCEA_enCA851CA851

Examples of the cards: https://www.monopolyland.com/list-monopoly-chance-community-chest-cards/

 

Try it (Ms. Cheng will tell you when) https://boardgamesonline.net/Games/online/play/monopoli

Blog Homework – due Friday, January 28th

Do your blog homework by either posting your answer as a comment (this is recommended so we can learn from you) or write it out on a piece of paper and hand in.

  1. Choose one transition word from each category and write a sentence each for a total of five sentences.
  2. Create your own thesis sentence.

Confused? Check out my comment for the example

——————————————————————————————

To add information:

  • Additionally / In addition,
  • For instance,
  • Furthermore,
  • Moreover,
  • Along with ____,
  • Also,

To contrast differences:

  • However,
  • Conversely,
  • On the other hand,
  • Nevertheless,
  • Instead of ____,

To put into order (sequence):

  • First/second/third,
  • Finally,
  • Previously,
  • Meanwhile,
  • Subsequently.
  • Since then,

To give examples:

  • For example,
  • For instance,
  • In this case,
  • As proof of this,
  • As evidence of this,
  • To illustrate,

To conclude:

  • All in all,
  • In conclusion,
  • In summary,
  • In brief,
  • Therefore,.
  • To sum up,

Structure: Sentence (.) Transition word (,) sentence (.)

Thesis structure: Sentence because A (,) B (,) and C (.)

Winter Break Chat

Use this post to connect over the winter holiday!

Adventure Time winter pic : r/adventuretime

Monopoly: Oversized Token Bank - Thimble

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Homework – Assigned Wednesday Nov 24, due Tuesday Nov 30

Part 1: Watch the following video:

In complete sentences, please answer the following questions:

  1. What biome do you infer that this video takes place in, and why? Be metacognitive and explain your thinking.
  2. What are the iguana’s physical adaptations and how do they help him to survive?
  3. What are the snakes’ physical adaptations and how do they help them to survive?
  4. What part of your brain did you use when you watched this video (hippocampus, amygdala, prefrontal cortex) and why?
  5. What was your favourite part of the video and why?
  6. What was the role of the narrator or the background music in the video?

Bonus Questions:

  • Who is the predator and who is they prey? How do you know?
  • If you were to create/imagine a superpower adaptation for the iguana, what would it be? If you were to create/imagine a superpower for the snakes, what would it be?
  • If you were to turn this video clip into a story, can you describe what the exposition, rising action, climax, and falling action would be?
  • Can you write a short paragraph using imagery from either the iguana or the snake’s point of view?
  • If you were to add an onomatopoeia anywhere in the video, what onomatopoeia would you add?
  • If you were to make a comment about the video using a simile, what would you say?
  • Imagine the iguana and the snakes are having a conversation. Can you use “quotation” marks to create a dialogue/conversation between them?
  • Do you have any connections (connections to self, text or world)?
  • Do you have any questions?

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Instructions on How to Comment on the Blog!

  • Find the post that you want to comment on
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  • Scroll down to the bottom
  • Write your comment in full sentences
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  • Press post comment

Please make sure that you are practicing digital citizenship by:

  • Making sure your comment is school-appropriate, kind, and can be used in actual classroom discussions
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If your post does not follow the guidelines above, it will not be approved and it will not be published for everyone to see!

How to Access your school email account

  1. Go to the Chaffey-Burke website
  2. At the top, click Office 365
  3. Sign in with your student number followed by @edu.burnabyschools.ca. For example 25879823@edu.burnabyschools.ca
  4. Type in your password (you wrote this down in your planner, drawing book, and inquiry duotang).
  5. On the left hand side, find Outlook. It’s a blue icon.
  6. There you go! You’re now in your email. You can send an email using “New Message” on the left and read your emails in Inbox.

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Learning how to use the blog

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  • Include your first name only, skip the website, and write asdf@gmail.com
  • Press post comment

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65 Totally Mathematical Things You Didn't Know About "Adventure Time" | Adventure time, Adventure time art, Jake the dogs

ABCs of kindness, Zones of Regulation, and Parts of the brain

 

The Story Behind Monopoly Pieces | Cool Material

Which Original Monopoly Token Are You? | Monopoly pieces, Monopoly game,  Monopoly party

 

Highlights of the week:

  • ABCs of Kindness
  • Fake test – Amygdala Hijack goes Fight, Flight or Freeze
  • Hippocampus is the center responsible for memories: Hippocampus Haikus
  • Zones of Regulation Cinquains
  • Prefrontal Cortex – Cards and Castles activity
  • student vocabulary can be found under the tab “Students”

Possible Discussion Questions for families to reflect on learning:

  • How did your amygdala go “Fight, Flight or Freeze” in Everybody’s It Tag?
  • When your amygdala is “hijacked”, what happens to your ability to use your memory (hippocampus) or thinking (prefrontal cortex)?
  • What are the four Zones of Regulation and what are strategies to get back to the Green Zone?
  • How did your group use the core competency of communication in Cards and Castles?
  • How do you write a cinquain, haiku or a concrete poem?
  • What was your favourite part of our Wesburn Park field trip?

Video extensions: