Archive forDecember, 2014

Celebration of Cultures & Traditions

Over the last few months, we have learned about various cultures, legends, and how each culture has unique characteristics. Children in our classrooms are naturally curious about each other’s cultures and traditions. As we enter the Holiday season, we are already discovering that communities and cultures across Canada and the entire world enjoy an amazing […]

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Science is soooo cool!!

Last week we looked at the Scientific Method and how we use those steps for doing science experiments! Today we watched a cool video where a scientist shows some pretty amazing things that can be done with different types of gases! We also have been talking about magnets and discovering the amazing things that have, are […]

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Kid Wonders about Magnets

Yesterday the students wrote down everything they knew about magnets and the wonders or questions they want to know about magnets. Here are just a few that the kids came up with: ~ do magnets work under water? ~ Do they destroy each other? ~ When were magnets invented? ~ Where do magnets work? ~ […]

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Fabric for Christmas Wreath

I apologize for any stress or craziness over the weekend regarding the fabric for the wreath! The letter was supposed to have been sent home earlier and it got forgotten about! I also didn’t realize that the due date to bring the fabric in was for today! We won’t be starting until Wednesday afternoon, so […]

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Light Up a Family for Christmas

Happy Friday! Our school is sponsoring 3 family’s for Christmas! Please see the attached letter with further information on how to support the families. Christine

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Forgotten Alberta

Miss Hallworth is from Medicine Hat area and shared with me a video that shows some pictures from Alderson, Alberta! Leave a comment below after you watch it!

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Lost & Found

ATTENTION PARENTS! Please pop in tomorrow to look through the MASSIVE pile of clothing items that have been left unclaimed by students in our class. They are in a pile right outside our classroom, so please check tomorrow to make sure that anything that belongs to your child is claimed! I will be sending it […]

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Schedule for bringing 25 gifts

IMPORTANT NOTE: Our school is sponsoring a couple families to help provide a happy Christmas for their families. Our class is going to put a gift together for them too, so please ensure that you send 25 items with your child: 24 for each member of our class and 1 extra for the gift for […]

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Ghost Towns

Today we kicked off our next unit of inquiry but looking at Ghost Towns or places that have been abandoned. First, we watched a video called “Town of Ghosts” and looked at cool pictures of abandoned places in Alberta. Next, the kids wrote down their wonders and questions about Ghost Towns and then made some […]

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2 Stars & a Wish

Today the kids worked on their self-reflections after looking at their report card on the weekend. They came up with 2 Stars, things they think they do well at/in, and a wish, which is a goal they would like to work on through the next term. If they finished and I took a picture of […]

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