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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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I Can…

Today I want you to think about all the things you can do…and one thing you can’t do yet. One of the Core Competencies included in the revised curriculum is: Positive Personal & Cultural Identity. Some of the “I can…” statements related to that Core Competency are: “I can describe/express my skills.” “I can reflect … Continue reading »

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Stories to Share

In these extraordinary times, finding resources to discuss what’s happening in the world can be overwhelming.  Finding them on a level your child can understand can seem impossible. One of the great things about teaching is that teachers share!  So I have a number of resources that I can share with you to share with … Continue reading »

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3D Shapes

As we continue our online learning, I often think about what we would be doing in class if we could be there.  That got me thinking about our Poem Of The Week.  I wondered if you have been reading the old poems in your Poem Book?  Those poems (along with the books of the week) … Continue reading »

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Welcome back to another week of online learning.  I know we are all wishing we could be back together at school, but unfortunately that is not possible yet.  😢 I know you have all been doing your best work at home–I’m amazed by all the wonderful work you have been sending me–I could not be … Continue reading »

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Finding Shapes

I hope you had a good time looking for more shapes after our Zoom call yesterday.  I’m sure if you tried you could find so many. I was thinking about what to write about for today, and I thought it might be fun to have a math read aloud.  So I went to Math Tumble … Continue reading »

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We Gather Information…

I know you have been hard at work on your animal research project, and as you work through it, you are gathering information from a variety of sources: Internet (Canadian Geographic or other reliable sources) Non-Fiction Resource Books Live Video Cams You are organizing your information into your own Non–Fiction Report.  But there are many … Continue reading »

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Our Public Library

“By reading with your child, you also help cultivate a lasting love of reading. Reading for pleasure can help prevent conditions such as stress, depression and dementia.” (University of Liverpool) I know our Community Libraries are closed to the public, but they are still offering the following services: Get a library card over the phone: Call  604-436-5400 Monday … Continue reading »

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Read Aloud

“My Cat Likes To Hide in Boxes” was our read aloud story today.  (you can read along at home to the link above)   Why do we read aloud? Reading aloud is one of the most important things parents and teachers can do with children.  Reading aloud to young children is not only one of the … Continue reading »

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