Thursday 31 May 2012

Reminders:

Gr 6 Outdoor School forms need to be returned asap, please.
The Outdoor School  "Handbook" (with packing list, timetables, etc) will be going home with students Friday (June 1)

Gr 5 have a Socials Test (on Government ) (F)

Gr. 6s will have a math quiz on Fractions, Decimals, Ratios next week (date TBD)

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Wednesday 30 May 2012

Homework:

Math:
Gr. 5:  p. 173 # 7 & 9
Gr. 6:  p. 188 # 1, 2, 4, 8

Socials
Gr 5: Government quiz (F)

French:
practice "Les Animaux"

Science:
(bring a D-cell battery please)
Gr 5 & 6: p. 124 # 1-9

Tuesday 29 May 2012

Homework:

Social Studies:
Gr. 5s have a chapter quiz on Government (Chptr 5 in the text) (F)

Math:
Gr. 6s  p. 182, # 5-8 (W)

Health:
Gr. 5s: Have the Family Life activity sheet # 7 completed (F); final quiz on Family Life (F)
Gr 6s: We have had one Family Life session; we will complete the next 5, including a visit from the Community Health nurse over the next two school weeks; final quiz will be Friday June 8

French:
We are working through our Unité 4 Les animaux (animals). Students are listening to learn the correct pronunciation, and they have a series of sheets that have the french/english translations of the sentences and phrases they need to become familiar with.

Science:
Electricity: students are asked to bring in a D cell battery (or a C cell if no Ds available) as we begin a hands-on part of learning about series circuits and then parallel circuits.

Outdoor School:
Most, but not all parents of Grade 6 students have returned the paperwork  & cheque for outdoor school. We go up a little less than two weeks from now… from Monday 11 June to Friday 15 June.

Tuesday 22 May 2012

Science:

Today we covered the topics in Electricity of insulators/conductors and storage batteries (p. 118-121 in the Science text). Students will need to keep up with the in-class reading and assignments that will happen over the next several weeks.

Thursday 10 May 2012

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We have begun a unit on Electricity in Science, hence our "Balloon buddies", wherein we begin our investigations into static electricity.

Homework:

Math:
Gr. 6:  p. 173-175 (F)

Science:
Gr. 5:  Read science text p. 98-9 (F)
Gr. 6:  Define 8 key terms (F)

Reading:
Gr. 6:  Read "Mountain Gorillas", then complete the question sheet.

Reminder that any science texts or reading booklets taken home must be brought back to school tomorrow (Friday) morning.

Tuesday 1 May 2012

Homework:

Math:

Gr. 6 p. 163-165 (W)

Grade 5s have no homework but they will have a Unit 4 test early next week. A study package was handed out to every student so they can be fully prepared for the upcoming test. Everything on next week’s test is covered in the material I handed out today.