Hi Parents,

Here is the weekly update for August 27th to the 31st.

 General:

SUTP forms have been sent home

Balzac Meat forms are due September 5th

Laptop forms due ASAP

Snack Attack/Fun Lunch forms are due Thursday, August 30th

Volunteers for Camp Sweet – please email your homeroom teacher if you are interested in attending. We will be leaving on September 10th and arriving back on the 13th.

Family Picnic has been re-scheduled for Friday, August 31st t 12:15pm. Same location as before. 

Don't forget to check the class website and your child's agenda binder for what is happening in Humanities and Math/Science.
 Grade 6.3/6.4 Class Website:      http://www.weebly.com/weebly/main.php
Weekly Update:

Humanities - This week we will continue to examine democracy and democratic values. We will also continue to construct our democratic pillar visuals, while gaining a stronger understanding of how each pillar supports democracy in our society.  Students will then examine our rights and responsibilities as Canadians and the role of government in our society.    




Math/Science - In Math we will be continuing to review content from Grade 5. Specifically we will be working on developing number sense. Topics will include: using whole numbers to 1 million, estimation strategies, mental math, multiplying 2 digit numbers, dividing 3 digit numbers by single digits, using fractions and decimals. This review will be done using problems like the million dollar suit case. See link: http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L252
The Math Program of studies for grade 6 has been added to the Math section of the class website. Please feel free to give it a read. In Science students are working on short presentations about what fascinates them about "Trees and Forests." In this regard we will be looking at what constitutes a "good" source for research and how best to present ones ides in 3-5 minutes. 


Jody Pereverzoff
Grade 7 Humanities Teacher

John Cadman
Grade 7 Math/Science Teach
 


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