Friday, 29 January 2016

Friday, Jan. 29

1.  80% of class presented an experiment.  Thank you for sharing!
2.  We celebrated "unbirthdays" today.  Thanks for some treats being sent in as well.
3.  Internet Safety Booklet- due Tuesday.
4.  Novel Study project- Optional- need to complete 2 more within a week.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Thursday, Jan. 28

1.  Extra group- Math sheets- due Friday.
2.  Math division test and also, Spelling test- Friday- Study.
3.  Carnival Money for basket-optional.
4.  Internet Safety/Bullying worksheets- due Tuesday.
5.  Dress as a mad scientist/do an experiment- optional-Friday.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 27

1.  Math and spelling tests- Friday- Study.
2.  Sound and light textbook notes- extended to be due friday.  More time in class given Thursday.
3.  Carnival Money- optional. to help make Carnival a financial success.  A $150.00 money basket can equal $1000.00 of tickets purchased to try to win it.  We have had $55.00 sent in so far...thank you from PAC!
4.  2 out of 4 of the first 4 Novel study projects discussed are due Thursday.  Students have been given a criteria sheet which should be in their Novel Study duotangs.  Most students are studying Mystery Novel and some students are studying Wynn Dixie.
5.  Dress as a mad scientist- optional for Friday.  Also, optional to demonstrate an experiment on light or sound; no need to explain all the Science behind it.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Tuesday, Jan. 26

1.  Sound/light Internet notes- overdue and some kids still need to hand in; there was a list given today.
2.  Internet Safety Booklet- first 4 blocks drawn and colored- Some students did not complete this for homework.  There was also plenty of time given in class. It is now very overdue.  List of students not handed in yet was given today.
3.  Grade 5 Academic booklet done whole grade 4s were writing FSAs- a few students did not complete and were told which sheets they needed to get done.  This work is now OVERDUE.
4.  Math division test number 3 on Friday-Study!
5.  Spelling test Friday-Study all words.
6.  Carnival money basket donations- optional. Thanks.
7.  Sound or Light experiment- optional- look for materials and prepare for Friday.
8.  Mad scientist- dress- optional for Friday.  Prize!

Monday, 25 January 2016

Monday, Jan. 25

1.  Science textbook notes from pages 78 to 95-due Thursday.
2.  Novel Study project- 2 out of the first 4 are due Thursday.
3.  Division test Number 3- Thursday.
4.  Math pages from today- due Wednesday.
5.  Extra Math group- division sheets- due Friday.
6.  Special Friday- optional- dress as mad scientist and see Mrs. A if you can do small Sound or Light experiment in front of class.  We would like 6 to 8 people to do an experiment. You do not have to be able to explain the whole experiment.  Try to bring materials or ask Mrs. A to try to get them for you.

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Thursday, Jan. 21

1.  Syrian donations-Thank you very much for all the blankets, towels, clothes, irons, games, books, stuffies, etc.. will be a nice way to show that they are welcome to our city!  If anymore donations come in, I'll make sure they also get to the family.  Thanks to Seham's parents who are helping to facilitate our donations to get to the family.
2.  Carnival Basket money donations- thanks so far to any money which has come in!  Anyone that is able to still send some, the PAC is very grateful so that they can make the Carnival and fun and financial success and provide extras for your kids at this school! 
3.  Internet Sound and light notes are now overdue.
4.  Internet/Computer Safety booklets- 4 out of 8 parts are due Monday, colored.   We will be having a Constable come in to talk to the kids about what we have been learning.
5.  Meanies test- Monday- Memorize.  Bring a mean or weird mask if you have one.  If not, Mrs. A has 25 extras.  We will do our short drama anti bullying presentation at an assembly at 8:45 AM, Feb. 9.
6.  I am having nurses come on March 2 and 16th at 9 AM to talk about brain injuries and smart risk taking with sports, activities, etc..  They will review proper helmet fittings and a whole lot more.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 20

1.  Syrian donations or Carnival PAC basket money.  Thanks.
2.  Paragraph- Due Thursday. 
3.  Sound and Light- 20 Interent notes- due Thursday.
4. Pastel art series of 3- due Thursday.
5.  Internet Safety booklet- keep in agenda- optional to do at home. Time in class given.

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Tuesday, Jan. 19

1.  Meanies test Monday- study.  Bring mask if possible.
2.  SS test- out of 48-signed and rtrnd by Wednesday.
3.  French Clothing sentences -overdue now.
4.  Syria clothing/games and Carnival basket money donations-ASAP.  Thanks!!!!
5.  Paragraph on feelings- due Thursday.  Not obligated to read to class but Mrs. A will be reading them.
6.  Series of 3- Pastel art projects- due Thursday-pls do at lunch if not finished.

Monday, 18 January 2016

Monday, Jan. 18

1.  SS- Big Government Unit test- Tuesday.  STUDY as we did in groups in class today.
2.  FSA testing for grade 4s- Tuesday afternoon.
3.  Syrian donations and carnival Basket MONEY donations- send ASAP- Optional. Thanks from PAC.
4.  Novel Study- Optional.
5. Paragraph on Moods- due Thursday.

Friday, 15 January 2016

Friday, January 15

1.  Sound and Light Internet notes-due next Friday.
2. SS big Government test Tuesday-study the 4 sheets since you can't bring texts home.
3.  Syria donations/Carnival basket money- optional
4.  Division test/Spelling tests brought home, signed and brought back for test duotang.
5.  Extra Math group- sheet due today or Monday.
6.  Meanies poem for assembly presentation Feb. 9th- start to memorize.

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Thursday, Jan. 14

1.  Clothing etc. for Syrians- Thanks so far!  I'll wait on delivering the boxes until after the weekend, in case anyone wants to clean their bedrooms or house!
2.  PAC Carnival class basket- we were allocated the CASH basket.  If you can or want, please send in 2 or 3 or 5 dollars or whatever and we deliver it all to PAC to create the basket for carnival night- raises money for much needed Chromebooks, extra sports equipment for outside, possible playground extras, etc...  ALL for your kids to enjoy a great school.
3.  Spelling test and Long Division test- Friday - Study!
4.  French clothing assignment- lots of time in class given- due Friday.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 13

1.  SS Test- Government- study for Tuesday's Unit test.
2.  Long Division test- Friday
3.  Spelling test- Fri.

4.  Syria- Donations- Optional- thanks.
5.  Special Friday- cards and treats-bring.  We have lots of card decks and crib boards in class as well.
6.  PAC letter home about Carnival night- asking our class to send cash if you can/want to donate to help make our basket.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Tuesday, Jan. 12

1.  Lunch orders online require money to be sent to office or child will not receive lunch.  Thx.

2.  Science title page- due Wednesday.

3.  Spelling due wednesday.
4.  Extra Math sheet- hand in Friday or Monday.
5.  Grammar test on quotations- most got 14 or more out of 17- good!
6.  Social Studies major unit test on Government of Canada- we studied today and they have a study sheet- test is Tuesday.
7.  Novel, Mystery House or Wynn Dixie- should be on page 25 or more.
8.  Syrian donations- Thanks so far!  Keep them coming if you can!

FSA tests- we all practised the Math tests today.  Grade 5s had a good review of many things they should already know. Grade 5s will not be taking the real tests next week.  Tests are in the afternoons so pls make sure your child has a healthy lunch.

Special Friday- card games plus students are allowed to bring snacks or leftover Christmas treats to eat while playing cards.  Kids can share if OK by you.  No major allergies in this class.

Monday, 11 January 2016

Monday, Jan. 11

1.  Handwriting T and U-due Tuesday.
2.  Spelling assignment-due Wednesday.
3.  Special Friday- Card games, crib, plus allowed to bring leftover Christmas snacks, chocolate to eat while playing-10:45 to 12:00.
4.  Multiplication drill out of 50 home today.  Students should be getting at least 40 to 45 or they need lots of practice for quick recall, not just accurate recall.
5.  Division test from before Christmas as well as from today going home.  Most tests are 100% so that is great.  If not, we keep plugging away, but questions will get tougher and tougher.
6.  FSA test letter fro grade 4 students; practice starts Tuesday afternoon.  Real tests will be administered next week.
7.  Letter re: Syrian refugee family and donations going home today.

Friday, 8 January 2016

Friday, Jan. 8

1.  Kids had fun skating!  Thanks to all drivers!

2.  Scholastic orders- due Monday.

3.  All skate stuff home today please.

4.  Grammar test and Long Division test- Monday- study.

5.  Overdue French Animals assignment

6.  I'll send out a letter about putting a box together for a family(ies) of Syrian refugees in Kamloops.  A couple of the students in the class have ties to the families through other families.  What we do know so far is that there is a 2 year old male, an 8 year old male, a 9 year old female and 2 adults.  What we would like to do is ask the students (and you, too) to check their bedrooms, etc.. for gently used (or new, but not necessary) stuffies, books, comics, toys, clothes, etc.  I have 2 large boxes in the class and we can send the things along as a gesture from our class and a note to say that anything not required can go to the other 4 families soon to arrive!  You can start to send anything anytime!  Thanks!

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Thursday, Jan. 7

1.  Skating-driver forms handed out.
2.  Crib Boards or deck of card donations if possible.
3.  French Animals- due Friday.
4.  Scholastic-due Monday.
5.  Spelling test and Capitals/Provinces test friday and Skating friday.
6.  Grammar test on quotations and Parts of Speech- Monday.
7.  Long Division test Monday.  We have been practising daily in class.

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 6

1.  Provinces/Capitals test- Friday- Study sheet.
2.  Quotations and Elements of Speech  Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Pronouns, Adverbs)
test- Monday- Study.
3.  French Animals Assignemnt- Due Friday.
4.  Skating Friday- Drivers list to come Thursday.
5.  Decks of cards and crib game donation to class if possible- Thanks!

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Tuesday, Jan. 5

1.  Burn Poster- extension until Monday.
2.  Provinces and Capitals test- use sheet given to study for test Friday.
3.  Handwriting- take keytab home and check that you have practised all letters up to "S".  If not, it is your responsibility to catch up!
4.  Report card envelopes- ASAP!
5.  Sketch of vacation favourite- due Wednesday.
6.  Spelling- due Wednesday. Test Friday.

Please note that skating forms are due Wednesday.  Currently, we only have seats for 13 kids.  We need seats for 29.  If I do not get any more drivers, I'll have to unfortunately cancel.

Also, if any households have a deck of cards or a crib board that could be donated to our class, please send in!  It would be awesome to have enough for our class to play during Math if done and for Special days.

Monday, 4 January 2016

Monday, Jan. 4

1.  Happy New Year!
2.  I hope you enjoyed extra time with your kids.

3.  Burn Poster- due Jan. 8
4.  Paragraphs home and checked if possible- due Thursday.
5.  Skate froms due ASAP- Special Friday is skating from 10:30 to 11:30 this Friday. 
6.  Report card envelopes due ASAP.
7.  Math page- due Tuesday morning.
8.  Sketch about your vacation- due Wednesday.  Optional to color but should if time.