-December 7th is a PD day. There is no school for students
-Still looking for Winter Camp Volunteers. Please email John or Jody if you are interested in attending
-See the homepage for upcoming important dates
Humanities: Students spent a significant amount of time peer editing and will be assessed no their contributions and feedback. Students should use the feedback to perfect their stories over the weekend. These will be collected and entered into their illustrated books on Monday and Tuesday of next week.
Students can work on the Math problem of the week or work on their explorer projects. Students should be starting their experiments at this point.
Enjoy your weekend!
- In Health students were put into groups and given an instant challenge.
-The posters they created on hand washing will be on display soon.
-Almost all Report Card folders have been returned. Thank you!
- Please complete your final edits and proof reads on your tree story.
-6.4 Here is the link to the video we saw 2 minutes of in class.
-Computation quiz tomorrow.
-Practice questions are attached below.
- Winter Concert: Wed, December 5, 7:00pm – 8:3opm
- 6.3 and 6.4 are each looking for winter camp volunteers. Please email your child homeroom teacher if you are available.
-Discussion Topic: "should Canada have a law that makes it mandatory to vote? Why or why not?"
- Math Computation Quiz #4 will be this Friday.
-Tomorrow students will have time to work on their explorer projects. Please bring any materials of research needed for this project. -We are Starting the Sky Science Unit. The website has been updated with useful and interesting sites. Look in the Math/Science section under Term 2. (see link below)
-Report card covers are due ASAP.
-Winter Camp volunteers - email homeroom teachers if you are interested in attending.
-Please ensure that your child's laptop number matches the number on their charger.
Humanities: Today we discussed the outcomes of the recent City Centre by-election. We began to discuss what changes are important to us in our own city. Tonight students should ask themselves, "What would I want to change in Calgary if I was running for Mayor."
Ms. Alden was in today to connect students with resources on the Learn Alberta online reference centre.
Some great resources include:
-"Science in Context"
-"e library Canada"
Math practice is in the attached folder, below.
Student Led Conferences:
Friday 8am- 1pm
Bean Bag Chairs:
-At SLC's Mr. C and Ms. P will be accepting donations of material and fill, so we may construct some BBC's for out classrooms.
Tree Story draft is due tomorrow.
Peer Editing of Tree Story is taking place tomorrow.
Work on Oxygen Problem presentation.
Practice math problems are attached to Tuesday's Blog.
Please send back report card folders and comment sheets.
Student led conferences: Thursday 4-8
and Friday 8-1pm
Students have created beautiful leaf and tree prints for their stories. We will showcase these at the conferences. If you are unable to attend, please let me know. Their rough drafts for their stories are due on Thursday for first edits. Please have your child show you what they have completed in class so far.
-Practice Math problems are in the file attached below.
-More math practice is available to students upon request.
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- Report cards have been sent home.
-Please complete and sign the comment sheet and return with the folder as soon as possible.
-Student Led Conferences are:
Friday: 8am - 1pm
- Tree stories rough draft due Thursday for peer editing.
- Please finish the work from class today. Write your answers on the board tomorrow morning.
Report Cards go home on Monday.
6.3 School Photos went home 2 weeks ago. Mr. C has noticed some photos still in some agenda binders. Any students who got picture re-takes will receive their order forms Monday.
-Please work on your tree story.
-Don't forget to Turn-In your Forest Issue Paragraph. There are 18 out of 50 missing.
Retake order forms are due by November 20th
If you are available to come in and volunteer Monday, November 19th and/or Tuesday, November 20th, we will be working on our book cover stampings on this day.
-You have a figurative language quiz Friday. Please take time to review your notes
-Students must have handed in their Figurative language examples and Term One Reflections by tomorrow at 9:00 am. I am still missing a few.
-Finish Tree averages
-Ask students about their explorer projects.