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Bat Art

Bats Everywhere! We continue to build our knowledge of bats–even though our research writing is complete.  We have been watching videos–Did you know there is a bat with a wingspan of 2M??  It lives in Australia.  Here is a video we watched about that bat. As we continue to learn about bats, we’ve also been … Continue reading »

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Butterfly Photos

Last Week, Divisions 7 & 8 went out on a neighbourhood walk with our butterfly ‘viewers’ (thanks to Div. 7 for making those!).  In mixed grade groups we went to look for some interesting patterns and symmetry. The groups had a digital camera and at least 1 viewer and were tasked to work together to … Continue reading »

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What is symmetry??? In geometry, symmetry is defined as a balanced and proportionate similarity that is found in two halves of an object. It means one-half is the mirror image of the other half.  If an object is symmetrical, it means that it is equal on both sides. Yesterday for art we created symmetrical butterflies. Using … Continue reading »

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Counting to 99

We have been working on building big numbers…in anticipation of our 100th day of school.  We have played some games with 6 sided dice and 10 sided dice–they are so cool!  We roll the die once–that is our ‘groups of 10’ number, then the second roll is our ‘singles (or ones)’ number.  We then build … Continue reading »

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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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Story Telling Basket

Yesterday for DRAMA we created our own Story Telling Basket using a variety of toys and items from around our house.  Then we set about creating our own stories using some of those items. We begin this process by choosing characters and a setting for our story.  After those decisions are made, we decide on a story problem.  … Continue reading »

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A Building Project As we near the end of our measurement unit in math, I looked for a project that would incorporate what we have learned and make some connections to work we have completed. This project includes opportunities to practice: Drawing a bird’s eye view of your structure like we did for our room … Continue reading »

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Door Art

We have finally finished our classroom door design for 2017!  We created a collage of smiles with photos from our class.  We each had an opportunity to learn how to use a digital camera and take photos of our classmates smiles for this project.   We then worked collaboratively to glue ALL those pictures onto our door. … Continue reading »

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Growth Mindset

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted, but we’ve been so busy with the film festival…I can’t wait for all of you to see what we have accomplished!  Our theme for the film festival is A Growth Mindset, so we’ve been talking about what that means in many different ways in our classroom. For example, in … Continue reading »

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