Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Hello Everyone!   Just a reminder that there is no school tomorrow, it is a district PRO-D Day! Today, we started off with silent reading and then I read a bit of “Wonder” to the class. Then, we had our first school assembly of the school year, where we watched…

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Hello everyone, Today, we started off with handing back of the Math quizzes. I took up some of the questions and explained some of the common mistakes. I told students that this is a really good resource for studying for the unit test and that they should review their corrections….

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Hi Everyone, Today, we started off with a pop quiz diagnostic (not for marks) for Math. I have finished marking this and will be posting videos of the students’ quizzes on Fresh Grade. The point of this diagnostic is for students to identify where they need more practice, so that…

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Hello everyone! Today, we started off the day with our new spelling words: Provinces Part 2 and Physical Region names. Our next spelling test with be Thursday, October 29th. We had a class meeting with Mr. Anderson and Ms. Sakic this morning to discuss safety and to identify adults that…

Friday, October 16, 2020

Dear Parents, Happy Friday! ๐Ÿ™‚ Today, we started off with asking if there were any questions on the Math homework. Then, Grade 5’s workedย  on the rest of the questions from the Math textbook lesson yesterday and I worked with the Grade 4’s on modelling adding three-digit numbers. The homework…

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Hi Everyone, Today, we started off with our spelling test. I have marked all of them and I will be posting them on Fresh Grade tonight. Then, I reviewed the three types of rounding for Math. We worked on compatible rounding yesterday – rounding to the nearest 10 or 100….

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Hi Everyone, Today, we started off by reading and then I asked students if they had any questions about the Math homework. I reiterated that it is very important for the students to voice their questions if they are having confusion. Then, we read a few chapters of “Wonder” and…

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Hello everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope you had a restful and wonderful long weekend! Although it was rainy this morning, it brightened up so we were able to go outside and get some fresh air ๐Ÿ™‚   Today, we started out by taking up the Math test that was handed out…

Friday, October 9th, 2020

Happy Friday everyone and Happy Thanksgiving! Today, we started off the day with taking up any questions from the Math homework. I went over with the Grade 5’s the shortcut method for dividing or multiplying by numbers that end in zero. e.g. 4000 x 100 = counting up the zeros…

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

This morning, I started off by showing a cool exhibit that is taking place in Toronto right now. It is called the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit. I showed students at 360 degree view video of the exhibit. It is quite cool and it matches perfectly what we read about and…

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