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

 

 

January 16th

Today:

·         We had an assembly in the gym.

·         We exchanged books in the library.

·         We learned about the characteristics of narrative writing.

·         We finished chapter 8 of A Wrinkle in Time

·         We worked on spelling.

·         We discussed stress and what causes it.

·         We learned about artificial and natural sources of light.

·         Subway orders were sent home.  Please return by Wednesday at noon.

 

Thanks to everyone who ordered books this month! We were able to purchase a good selection of new books for the classroom library.  Your support is appreciated.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

 

 

January 9th

Today:

·         We had an assembly in the gym.

·         We exchanged books at the library.

·         We finished an art assignment.

·         M. Boyer continued reading “A Wrinkle in Time” to the class.

·         We learned about writing with a strong voice.

·         We presented the characteristics of a friend to the class.

·         We had reading buddies with the grade 1 class.

 

Have a great evening!

 

Clayton

January 5th

Today:

·         We practiced 4 digit by 4 digit subtraction.

·         We corrected some previous assignments.

·         We explored new topics for Genius Hour.

·         We went to the gym with M. Nadon.

 

Reminder:

·         Scholastic orders are due tomorrow.  

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer