March 18 - 22



What's Happening This Week:

Next Council Meeting: Mar 20 @7pm


Upcoming:

Movie Night - March 29 (Council Event)

In Math:

We are continuing with Fractions.  We have completed Fractions of a Whole, Fractions of a Set. Next, we will compare fractions. which will lead us to equivalent fractions.  Our test on this unit is approaching quickly.  Probably early next week.

In Language Arts:

This week we will continue with our new novel, The Report Card . You can view all the work as we are doing it online.  Everything is the student's Language Arts folder.
We are still practicing our general reading and also Grammar skills and continue with synonyms.


SPELLING THIS WEEK is #
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LIBRARY day is Tuesday

March 4 - 8



All tests should be returned this week before the spring break.  What is due? Math test, Recount writing and Spelling (we have completed up to Unit 18)

What's Happening This Week:

It is Waste Free Lunch Week, again - March 4th-8th
Ash Wednesday Liturgy - March 6th at 10:30
News Show -

Upcoming:

March Break - 8th to 12th - No school.
Next Council Meeting: Mar 20 @7pm
Movie Night - March 29 (Council Event)

In Math:

We are continuing with Fractions.  We have completed Fractions of a Whole, Fractions of a Set.  Next, we will compare fractions.

In Language Arts:

This week we will look at Adjectives in Grammar and start our new novel, The Report Card by Andrew Clements. This will involve reading comprehension questions, oral reading, grammar and writing rules as well as other elements of reading a novel (eg. plot, characters, setting, predictions, etc)


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LIBRARY day is Tuesday

February 25 - March 1


We will be using technology more within the classroom for Novel Study etc, so students can bring their own chromebooks or mouse to the class.  They can be brought home each night or left at school where rooms are locked.  Your child will be the only person using that piece of technology.

What's Happening This Week:

Tuesday, February 26th - Scholastic Book Orders Due

Friday, March 1st - Our field trip to Mill of Kintail 

Upcoming:

Waste Free Lunch Week - March 4th-8th
Ash Wednesday Liturgy - March 6th at 9:30
Next Council Meeting: Mar 20 @7pm

News Show - end of February - TBD

In Math:

Math tests will be coming home on Monday.
Our next units will be Fractions (numerators, denominators, comparing, ordering), and then the same for Decimals.

In Language Arts:

Recount writing will be coming home this week. This week we continue to look at Verb tenses (present, past, future) in Grammar and starting a new novel, The Report Card by Andrew Clements (author of Frindle). This will involve reading comprehension questions, oral reading, grammar and writing rules as well as other elements of reading a novel (eg. plot, characters, setting, predictions, etc)

SPELLING THIS WEEK is #18      big guy carrying a lot of books

LIBRARY day is Tuesday

February 18 - 22



What's Happening This Week:

Monday, February 18th - Family Day - No School Image result for no school
Wednesday, February 20th - School Council Meeting
Thursday, February 21st - Data Management Math Test
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Friday, February 22nd - In case you have not heard, the Grade 4s have collaborated and organized themselves to gather a total of 60 reward coupons from all classmates which earns the class a party. This will happen on Friday afternoon with a G rated movie and any treats brought by the students to be shared by all (Bring enough for 20).

Upcoming:

Tuesday, February 26th - Scholastic Book Orders Due
Friday, March 1st - Our field trip to Mill of Kintail 
News Show - end of February - TBD

In Math:

We will write our test on Data Management on Thursday, February 21st.  It will cover; reading/interpreting and making graphs (stem-and-leaf plot, double bar graphs) and finding the median.

In Language Arts:

SPELLING THIS WEEK is #17

LIBRARY day is Tuesday

This week we will be looking at Verb tenses in Grammar and starting a new novel, The Report Card by Andrew clements (author of Frindle). This will involve reading comprehension questions, oral reading, grammar and writing rules as well as other elements of reading a novel (eg. plot, characters, setting, predictions, etc)

February 11 - 15



What's Happening This Week:

Wednesday, February 13th - Our field trip to Mill of Kintail (fingers crossed)

Thursday, February 14th - Valentine's Day - Wear pink, red and/or purple
                                                   - Report Cards go home (everyone gets a card today!)

Friday, February 15th - PD Day - No School

Upcoming:

Monday, February 18th - Family Day - No School

In Math:

This week we will look at stem-and-leaf plots and double bar graphs. If there is time, we will conduct a survey and create a graph from the survey.

In Language Arts:

SPELLING THIS WEEK is # NONE - It's a short week!

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This week we will continue our Recount writing. We have completed our first draft of what happened and 2 classmates have edited it. We have written our Introduction and Conclusion and had those edited, too. It is time to write our good copy.  
We have also been practicing our reading comprehension skills as well as our grammar skills.  Last week we will look at prefixes and suffixes. This week we will continue to explore pronouns: singular, plural and interrogative.

February 4 - 8



What's Happening This Week:

It is Litterless Lunch week again.  Please send food not wrapped in plastics, etc.  We are trying for no garbage at all, only recyclable containers. We had 18 students surveyed and our goals is for no litter is 10 and only 1 item of litter was 3. 

Friday, February 8 - 100 Days of school - Dress like you are 100 years old (the whole school is invited).

Upcoming:

In Math:

We have finished with Geometry for now; recognizing right angles and angles related to it, attributes of polygons and lines of symmetry.  (More geometry will come later)  Next we will look at Data Management.  We will review how to interpret and draw pictographs and bar graphs.  Then we study stem-and-leaf plots and double bar graphs.

In Language Arts:

SPELLING THIS WEEK is #




LIBRARY day is Tuesday       big guy carrying a lot of books

This week we will continue our Recount writing.  We have completed our first draft of what happened and 2 classmates have edited it.  Now we will write our Introduction and Conclusion and have those edited.  Then it will be time to write our good copy.  We have also been practicing our reading comprehension skills as well as our grammar skills.  Last week we looked at the parts of speech and pronouns in particular.  Next we will look at prefixes and suffixes.

January 28 - February 1




What's Happening This Week:



Upcoming:



Friday, February 8 - 100 Days - Dress like you are 100 years old (the whole school is invited).

In Math:

Watch for the results from our Math test on Multiplication and Division. It goes home  Monday.  We have started Geometry - grids, lines of symmetry. We will continue with more lines of symmetry/reflection and the attributes of quadrilaterals.

In Language Arts:

SPELLING THIS WEEK is #


LIBRARY day is Tuesday       big guy carrying a lot of books

This week we will continue our Recount writing activity. We have reviewed what this is and we have viewed the video 5 times to get the information into our minds.  Next we start the writing.