Archive forNovember, 2014

December Book Orders

Book orders went home today for November, however the December orders will be going home next week! If you are interested or want to order something from the catalogues (either November or December) for a Christmas gift for your child, please send me an email, put your order form in an envelope, or if you […]

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Kid Action Ideas!

Over the last week, we have been talking about the endangered species in Alberta. This stemmed from our inquiry into Small Crawling and Flying Animals and now we are taking action! The students were supposed to do a little research about the animals on the Alberta Endangered species list to find out information about their […]

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Homework due tomorrow

The homework that is due for tomorrow is for the students who haven’t already completed it from last week. Please refer to the post “Homework” from Nov. 14 for information and the links to use. Also, as we have talked a TON about it over the last few days, the kids should also be able […]

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School Updates – November

Dear Ralph McCall Families.   Sending you one more reminder (and one more plea for volunteers) for upcoming events in November.   BULLY PROOFING YOUR CHILD – Tuesday, November 18, 6:00-8:30   Tomorrow night is our Parent Information Sessions with Dare to Care .  Please join us in our school gym to learn what your children […]

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Christmas Craft & Bake Sale

CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND BAKE SALE Only 5 more Fridays until Christmas! We hope you will support both our Parent Council and Muscular Dystrophy at our 9th Annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 29th.  The sale runs from 10am-3pm.  Our choirs will be singing and Santa will be here for photos.   In addition […]

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HOMEWORK

Today we ran out of time to talk about this, so students will need to look through and do a bit of research to bring with them on Monday! In our science unit, Small Crawling and Flying Animals, we have looked at bats, owls, invertebrates and vertebrates. Now comes the action piece. All around the […]

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Comparing Examples of Vertebrates and Invertebrates

After watching Bill Nye and other videos, plus many conversations about vertebrates and invertebrates, students were asked to now apply what they have learned and now know to think of examples of each and then compare them in a Venn diagram. Talk to your families over the weekend and try to think of new ideas […]

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Invertebrates vs. Vertebrates

We have spent this week talking about vertebrates and invertebrates; how they are similar and how they are the same. They started this yesterday with Mrs. Flower, and then added to it today. What are some examples of invertebrates and invertebrates?

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I PICK

Don’t worry… this is about picking books NOT other things….. 🙂 Even though we started Daily 5 a while ago, I was fortunate enough to go to the Daily 5 conference in Las Vegas this weekend with a bunch of teachers from Ralph McCall! It was such an amazing opportunity and I learned a TON! […]

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