May 16th

Hello,

I’ve received a number of questions about our latest sciences naturelles assignment.  Here are a few clarifications.

·         Students are to build a simple musical instrument that can play sounds that vary in pitch and intensity. 

·         There are a few example videos in the assignment on Stile to give the students ideas.

·         Students are to bring their instruments to demonstrate to the class.

·         This has been extended until Thursday.

 

Homework:

·         Complete the multiplication booklet that we started today.  Students were given appropriate time to finish in class.

 

Today:

·         We discussed the students dreams and fears about growing up.

·         We discussed how sounds are used as alarms.

·         We practiced 2 and 3 digit by 1 digit multiplication.

·         We learned about sound pollution and how it affects humans.

·         We had phys. ed. with M. Nadon.

·         I sent a note home about our upcoming field trip to Batoche which will take place on Monday, June 5th.

 

Have a great evening!

Clayton

 

 

 

 

May 2nd

We will be going on a field trip to Regina to visit the legislature and the Royal Saskatchewan Museum on Thursday.  I sent a note home yesterday.  Let me know if you have any questions.

 

Today:

·         We finished some incomplete work from last week.

·         We learned about the parts of the ear and their functions.

·         We listened to the beginning of a new novel.

·         We did a sound vocabulary exercise.

·         We learned about the development and birth of a baby.

·         We went to phys. ed. with M. Nadon.

 

M. Boyer

 

April 25th

Today:

 

We learned:

·         How babies develop in the uterus.

·         How to write the date in SI format.

·         How to tell time on an analogue clock.

·         What sound is and how the ear works.

 

We also went to phys. ed. with M. Nadon and practiced multiplication tables.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

 

 

Genius Hour Presentations

Today :

·         We learned to write a paragraph from information that we’ve researched.

·         We worked on adding and subtracting decimals.

·         We learned about “thick” and “thin” questions.

·         We learned about the promises made to First Nations people in the treaties.

·         We went to arts ed. with M. Mitchell and phys. ed. with M. Nadon.

 

Attached is a schedule for our genius hour presentations.  Please remind your child to be ready to present accordingly. 

 

M. Boyer

March 28th

Today:

·         We added and subtracted decimal numbers.

·         We practice multiplying.

·         We learned about how to write a paragraph with an introductory  sentence, supporting details and a conclusion.

·         We learned the terms opaque, transparent and translucent.

·         We learned the qualities of a good friend.

 

Reminder

·         On Friday, the class will be travelling to the Mae Wilson Theatre to watch the Battle of the Books competition.

 

Have a good evening.

M. Boyer

March 13th

Today:

·         We had an assembly and Lenten celebration in the gym.

·         We exchanged books at the library.

·         We learned about when to use “et” vs. “est” in French.

·         We learned about the dangers of tobacco.

·         We read with our buddies in the gym.

·         We had phys. ed. with M. Nadon and arts ed. with M. Mitchell.

 

Have a great evening!

Clayton

February 8th

Today:

·         M. Boyer sent home a math test that we recently completed.  Please sign and return tomorrow.

·         We learned about when Jesus travelled to Jerusalem

·         We had an author read a First Nation’s legend to the class.

·         We learned to make comic strips for an upcoming project.

·         We learned about the life of Gabriel Dumont.

·         We went to music class with M. Mitchell and phys. ed. with M. Lavallee

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

February 6th

Today:

·         We went to an assembly in the gym.

·         We worked on learning our times tables.

·         We went to éducation physique with M. Nadon.

·         We went to education artistique with M. Mitchell

·         We learned about refraction, reflection, shadow and dispersion.  M. Boyer demonstrated examples of each to the class.

·         We worked in groups while M. Boyer did reading benchmarks.

·         Scholastic orders are due tomorrow.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

February 3rd

Today:

·         We finished the “Jesus is Presented in the Temple” religion assignment.

·         We worked in centres while M. Boyer did Benchmarks.

·         We practiced multiplication.

·         We explored drawing with warm colours and cool colours.

·         We worked on our Genius Hour projects.

·         Scholastic orders were sent home.  Please consider purchasing as your orders give me credits with Scholastic that allow me to purchase books for the classroom.  I have been able to purchase a small selection of current, fun books for the class that students really enjoy.

·         Please practice multiplication facts.  7,8, and 9 times tables are problematic right now.

 

Have a great weekend!

M. Boyer

January 30th

Homework:  Please practice the 7, 8 and 9 multiplication tables with your child nightly for the rest of the week.

 

Today:

·         We had our Jump Rope for Heart kickoff assembly.

·         We went to the library.

·         We continued reading A Wrinkle in Time

·         We learned about ourselves in Wellness class.

·         We continued to learn about refraction, diffusion, reflection and shadows.

·         We went to the gym and to music.

 

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer