Friday, September 17th, 2021

Dear Parents, Today, we started our Math Textbook work, chapter 1 of Patterning. We went over some number patterns and how to write pattern rules. We discussed how we write: “Start at ___ and then add/subtract # each time, and repeat” in order to be clear with our pattern rules….

Thursday, September 16th

Dear Parents, Today, we looked for patterns outside in nature and discussed some types of patterns: growing, repeating, and tessellations. Students also had Music today, we started a crayon scraping art project, and I read one on one with students to do a reading assessment with them. Students started building…

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Dear Parents, Today, students organized their desks to keep organized right from the beginning of our Grade 4 year. I gave students each a desk clean-up checklist to use and will be checking their desks every Monday. Students are expected to have their desks cleaned before the Monday desk check….

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Dear Parents, Today, we sorted out our school supplies and talked a lot about desk organization. Students will have weekly desk checks and will try to earn as many organization hole punches as they can. We also did a lesson on keeping our writing organized and what that looks like….

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Today, my new students arrived and we did some introductory games, some All About Me writing, and guessing about their new teacher 😊 We also made name tags, birthday candles, and went over some rules and expectations for the year. Three forms went home today, but only 2 need to…

Welcome to Division 9!

Dear Parents, Welcome to my class (again for some of you)! I’m looking forward to a great year! On this blog, I try to post daily updates of what we have done throughout the day to keep you updated 😊 Sincerely, Ms. Wilks

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Dear Parents, Today, we started off with students working on drawing an infinity star and then I read to the kids from the Animorphs book. Then, students went to music and then had DPA. After DPA, we did a bridge pipe cleaner challenge where students had 25 without tape or…

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Dear Parents, Today, we started off with watching the students’ stop motions. They worked really hard on these and they looked great! After, we played a little more of the fur trader game. Then, students went to Music and had DPA. Before lunch, we talked about alcohol, drugs, and addictions…

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Dear Parents, Today, we started off with going over some new updates. Students need to bring grocery bags for Friday to take their school supplies home for the summer! We will also be having a little end of year party on Monday – same rules apply for food: prepackaged items…

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Dear Parents, Today, we started off with reading a bit on the states and properties of Matter and categorizing various objects into liquid, solid, and gas categories. Students answered some fill in the blanks and looked at how rocks can change due to various factors throughout the rock cycle. After,…

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