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Reading

Non Fiction Reading

Throughout the year we have been learning the difference between Fiction and Non-Fiction books.  We have been developing our skills in finding clues to identify each. Here are some of the clues we look for: After reading, we use a variety of graphic organizers to show our learning. When reading Fiction, we use listening center … Continue reading »

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Bats

We are learning about bats! This week we have been working on some animal research.  We are gathering information from different sources to compile a report… First we learned how to draw a bat–using a directed drawing technique.  We made that bat drawing into a diagram by adding labels. Here are a few examples:    appearance diagrams … Continue reading »

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Non Fiction News…

We’ve been working on finding facts in our Non-Fiction reading…Today we chose our own non-fiction book and read it to ourselves.  We had to identify the ‘topic’ of our book, and the title.  We then had to find 2 facts from the story for our non fiction news sheet. There are lots of non-fiction books … Continue reading »

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Holiday Story Time

Your assignment this week is to spend some time together reading a story….Maybe you have a holiday favourite??? If you want a read aloud–Here’s The Night Before Christmas… Or How the Grinch Stole Christmas…    Or maybe you have another favourite???  Christmas, Hanukkah, or Diwali–Whatever your celebration… Enjoy reading together this holiday season… See you … Continue reading »

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Story Drama

We have been doing ‘Story Drama‘ the past few weeks.  Essentially, we have taken stories, and acted them out.  Our first story was an Inuit tale called “Hide and Sneak” by Michael Kusugak (a Canadian author from Northern Ontario).  We acted out his story with Division 7 out in the Gold Forest.  It was fun … Continue reading »

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Weeds…

What is a weed??? This week we are going to be working with ‘weeds’ during our outdoor school time.  We are going to be doing some fall planting in the garden, and need to identify what to keep and what to get rid of! We have read the story “Dandy” together…you might enjoy the read … Continue reading »

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Welcome To Our Website!

Hello Everyone–Welcome to a new school year at Confederation Park! There are lots of changes this year for sure, but I am confident we will work together and find our way! After our experience in the Spring (remote learning) I thought we might like to try some activities together that might make that process easier … Continue reading »

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I’m Bored…

It’s your first full day official summer vacation.  I hope you had a chance to sleep in.  If you are feeling a bit at loose ends, and can’t quite figure out what to do…Listen to this great story and try the drawing activity at the end… “I’m Bored”

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Reading Bingo

Are you looking for some new ideas to spice up your reading time?  Look no further!  I found this BINGO game board with lots of ways to change up your reading time.  Reading-Bingo-Game-Board

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Summer Reading Club

Burnaby Public Library Summer Reading Club is back! Summer Reading Club is going to look a little different this year – BPL is going online! Help your child succeed in school and life… Join the Summer Reading Club online. Registration starts Friday June 12. Children who read over the summer do better in school, and … Continue reading »

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