tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:/posts La classe de M. Boyer 2017-12-08T21:15:21Z tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1213422 2017-12-08T21:15:21Z 2017-12-08T21:15:21Z December 8th

Today:

·         We wrote about “Christmas At Our House” in French

·         We watched a video about light and filled in wrote about a flashlight we did yesterday.

·         We practiced songs for the Advent celebration.

·         We had phys. ed. with M. Nadon

·         We listened to the Vanier choir and band performance.

 

Parents are invited to the Advent celebration that the class is presenting on Monday at 8:30 AM.

 

Spirit Days in December:

December 18 – Onesie day

December 19 – Wear red and green day

December 20 – Dress as an elf

December 21 – Christmas sweater day

December 22 – Pajama day

 

Have a great weekend!

M. Boyer and Mme Gabourie

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1199007 2017-10-17T21:24:15Z 2017-10-17T21:24:15Z October 17th

This week:

·         We’ve worked on spelling skills

·         We’ve worked on 4 digit addition and subtraction

·         We’ve learned about famous Saskatchewan inventions

·         We attended a school bus safety presentation

 

Homework:

·         Spelling is due tomorrow.

·         Mme Phipps gave some orange math duo-tangs to some students.  Please complete these ASAP.

·         There is a science test on Friday.

·         Take home reading was sent home.

·         Please have students complete Les Inventions de la Saskatchewan on Google Classroom by the end of the week. 

 

 

To log in to Google Classroom:

1.       Go to http://classroom.google.com

2.       Username is firstname.lastname@htcsd.ca

3.       Password is your child’s Chromebook password.  These are used every day so your child will know it.

 

 

All of my daily notes are archived at http://mrboyer.ca

 

Have a great evening!

Clayton

 

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1197403 2017-10-10T19:26:32Z 2017-10-10T19:26:33Z October 10th

Dear parents,

 

Last week

-          We practiced addition and subtraction problems.

-          We learned about the Apostle’s Creed.

-          We learned about life on a Hutterite colony.

-          We learned about the elements of dance.

-          We learned about minerals, the Mosaic potash mine and the Mohs’ scale.

-          We wrote a letter of Thanksgiving to our parents.

-          We worked in literacy centres.

-          We described the physical attributes and the personality of a Smurf in French.

-          We started researching Genius Hour questions.

 

Outstanding Work

-          All students have outstanding work in Google Classroom in English Language Arts, sciences humaines or Religion.  Please check your child’s account from home at http://classroom.google.com  using firstname.lastname@htcsd.ca as their username.  The students all know their passwords.

 

Upcoming Work / Events

-          Home reading duo-tangs for French will be coming home this week with 2 leveled books.  Please read each book and sign in the duo-tang.

-          A hot lunch order form will be sent home Wednesday for the Literacy Lunch on October 25.

-          The class will go to the Art Gallery on Thursday, October 26th from 9:30-11:00.  If you are interested in attending, please email Mme Gabourie.

 

 

 

 

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1194412 2017-09-27T21:23:17Z 2017-09-27T21:23:17Z September 28th

Today

·         We learned how to use text features such as titles, headings, numbered lists and bulleted lists.

·         We practiced addition and subtraction.

·         We learned soccer skills with Jason Jones.

·         We learned how the Church is both human and divine, how we are one with the Church, and how we are the body of Christ on Earth.

 

Homework

·         There is no homework today.

·         Subway lunch is tomorrow.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1192413 2017-09-19T21:48:59Z 2017-09-19T21:49:00Z September 19th

Today:

 

·         We worked on 4 digit by 4 digit addition.

·         We worked on activity centers

·         We finished up our Louis Riel work from yesterday

·         We had M. Nadon for Phys Ed.

 

Agenda:

·         Religion and Spelling are for homework.  Some students completed this but please check.

·         We sent home a permission slip for our trip to the Agriculture in the Classroom farm.

·         Scholastic orders were sent home.  Please return by Monday.

·         We sent home a Moose Jaw Soccer pamphlet.

 

 

On Friday,

 

-We discussed "International Dot Day" and made a bookmark starting with just one dot

- We continued our read-aloud "Les Schtroumpfs"

-We did a small scavenger hunt and reviewed some sounds in French and did some writing

-We had a full hour of Phys Ed with M. Nadon

-We had Drama

-We practiced hold & secure and a fire drill

 

Reminders:

- -School Information Sheet should be signed and returned

-School Fees are $20

-Thank you for initialing your child's agenda.

 

Students have:

Library on Mondays

Gym on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer and Mme Gabourie

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1190512 2017-09-11T22:02:27Z 2017-09-11T22:02:27Z September 11th

Dear parents,

 

Today:

·         We had an assembly in the gym.

·         We exchanged books in the library.

·         We finished listing what we know about Rocks and Minerals.

·         We drew symbols of the Church.

·         We learned about Louis Riel.

·         We had Catholic Wellness with M. Nadon.

 

 

Reminders:

·         There is no homework tonight.

·         Class photos are Thursday.

·         There will be a school mass on Wednesday morning at Church of Our Lady.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

 

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1189084 2017-09-05T22:07:46Z 2017-09-05T22:07:46Z September 5th

Bonjour!

 

We had a good first day in grade four getting to know each other a bit and learning some classroom routines.

 

This year, your child will have M. Boyer for English, Religion, Sciences humaines, Arts Ed and Math.  Mme Gabourie will teach French, Sciences naturelles and Visual Art.  M. Nadon will teach Catholic Wellness and Mme Adams will teach Gym.

 

Please feel free to contact us at the school anytime at 306-694-4044 or by email clayton.boyer@htcsd.ca and carolyn.gabourie@htcsd.ca

 

We look forward to learning with your child this year.

 

M. Boyer & Mme Gabourie

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1154554 2017-05-16T22:00:18Z 2017-05-16T22:00:19Z 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

 

 

 

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1151128 2017-05-02T22:00:14Z 2017-05-02T22:00:14Z 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

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1149335 2017-04-25T21:30:41Z 2017-04-25T21:30:41Z 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

 

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1144266 2017-04-05T22:30:19Z 2017-04-05T22:30:19Z 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

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1142215 2017-03-28T22:15:33Z 2017-03-28T22:15:33Z 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

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1138370 2017-03-13T22:00:38Z 2017-03-13T22:00:38Z 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

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1129716 2017-02-08T21:33:22Z 2017-02-08T21:33:22Z 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

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1129154 2017-02-06T21:34:10Z 2017-02-06T21:34:10Z 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

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1128543 2017-02-03T21:09:32Z 2017-02-03T21:09:32Z 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

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1127356 2017-01-30T21:01:04Z 2017-01-30T21:01:05Z 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

 

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1123663 2017-01-16T22:22:09Z 2017-01-16T22:22:09Z 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

 

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1121817 2017-01-09T21:15:30Z 2017-01-09T21:15:30Z 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

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1120873 2017-01-05T22:15:40Z 2017-01-05T22:15:40Z 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

 

 

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1120563 2017-01-04T22:00:14Z 2017-01-04T22:00:14Z January 4th

Today:

·         We practiced 4 digit addition.

·         We worked on our French novel study.

·         We studied English spelling words.

·         We learned about the prairie ecozone.

·         We went to the gym with M. Nadon and had Arts Ed. with M. Mitchell.

 

Reminders:

·         Scholastic orders are due Friday.  Thank you for supporting the purchase of new books for our classroom library.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1116780 2016-12-19T21:36:24Z 2016-12-19T21:36:25Z December 19th

I will be making pancakes for all of the grade 4 students Wednesday morning at the start of the day.  

 

Today:

·         We had an assembly and liturgy in the gym.

·         We exchanged library books.

·         We finished outstanding work.

·         We worked on Christmas STEM challenges with Mme Forrest’s class.

·         We finished our Genius Hour presentations.

 

Reminders:

·         Our Advent celebration is tomorrow at 6:30 at the Hillcrest church.  Doors open at 6:00pm.

 

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1114929 2016-12-12T21:30:22Z 2016-12-12T21:30:22Z December 12th

 

Today:

·         We had an assembly and liturgy in the gym.

·         We exchanged books at the library.

·         We read more of “A Wrinkle in Time”.

·         We practiced for the Christmas concert.

·         We participated in the Hour of Code.

·         We did an introductory activity for our Light unit.

 

Tomorrow:

·         Students will be going to Church of Our Lady for Reconciliation.

 

Have a great evening.

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1113974 2016-12-08T21:30:24Z 2016-12-08T21:30:24Z December 8th

Today:

·         We finished learning about the legend of William Tell.

·         We continued to work on the concept of using doubles to multiply.

·         We finished chapter 2 of our French novel study.

·         We watched a video and answered questions about volcanoes.

·         We learned a new French folk song.

·         We presented our genius hour projects.

 

Thanks to those who submitted Scholastic book orders.  I was able to purchase 3 books for our classroom library this month.

 

Reminders:

Hot lunch orders are due Monday.

 

Have a good evening!

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1113148 2016-12-05T21:30:09Z 2016-12-05T21:30:10Z December 5th

Today:

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

·         We learned about internet safety.

·         We continued to read “A Wrinkle in Time”

·         We worked on spelling words.

·         We completed an end of unit evaluation in science.

·         We had music with M. Mitchell and Phys. Ed. with M. Nadon

·         Hot lunch forms were sent home.

 

Reminders:

·         Hot lunch forms are due back Monday.

·         Scholastic orders are due Wednesday. 

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1111787 2016-11-29T21:30:10Z 2016-11-29T21:30:10Z November 29th

Dear parents,

Today:

·         We continued exploring the different stages of childhood.

·         We finished up work on our French novel study.

·         We learned about how arrays help us multiply.

·         We studied French vocabulary words.

·         We continued studying igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

·         We had Phys. Ed. with M. Nadon.

 

Homework:

·         Students should finish up any incomplete assigned work in Mathletics by the end of the week.

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1111468 2016-11-28T19:12:31Z 2016-11-28T19:12:31Z November 28th

Dear parents,

Today:

·         We had an assembly in the gym.

·         We started reading “A Wrinkle in Time” as a read aloud.

·         We learned the qualities of a friend.

·         We continued learning about igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

·         We had Phys. Ed. with M. Nadon and Arts Ed. with M. Mitchell.

 

Reminder:

·         Genius Hour projects are due Friday.

 

Have a great day!

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1108150 2016-11-14T21:47:47Z 2016-11-14T21:47:47Z November 14th

Dear parents,

 

Thank you to everyone who ordered Scholastic books this month.  I was able to order 5 books for our classroom library.

 

Today:

·         We had an assembly in the gym.

·         We worked on our portfolios and goals for tri-conferences.

·         Report cards were sent home.

·         We had Phys. Ed. with Mme Beaudoin and Arts. Ed with M. Mitchell

 

Reminders:

·         Tri-conferences are Tuesday and Wednesday from 4:00-7:00.

·         There is no school on Friday

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1105021 2016-11-02T21:44:02Z 2016-11-02T21:44:02Z November 2nd

Dear parents,

Today:

·         Students worked on 3 and 4 digit subtraction.

·         Students worked on guided reading and reading activity centers.

·         We finished a lesson on Pentecost and the beginning of the Church.

·         We started learning about chief Poundmaker and his contribution to Saskatchewan history.

·         We continued practicing our French plays.

·         We went to Arts Ed. with M. Mitchell and Phys. Ed. with M. Nadon.

 

Reminders:

·         Tri-conferences can be scheduled online.

·         We will be going to the Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina on Tuesday.

·         There is no school Friday.

 

Homework:

·         Math p. 67 #1-7 and p. 71 #1-4

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

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tag:mrboyer.ca,2013:Post/1102137 2016-10-25T21:34:27Z 2016-10-25T21:34:28Z October 25th

Dear parents,

Today:

·         We did reading centers.

·         We worked on French writing.

·         We learned how to estimate differences.

·         We learned about les determinants and les noms masculins et féminins

·         We wrote a quiz in sciences naturelles.

 

Homework:

·         Math page 61 #1, 3, 8-12

 

Have a great evening!

M. Boyer

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