Archive for the 'Agenda' Category

Water Cycle and States of Matter

I always love talking about this, firstly because it is interesting, but most of all because of the various interpretations of what the words truly are. For example, precipitation often turns into participation. My personal favourites are when the word condensation turns into constellation or even better, constipation. Always so hilarious! Challenge: What are some examples […]

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A couple class updates…

I can’t believe it’s already June, and this month is jam-packed with awesome-ness!!! Here are a couple updates that are/will be in the agenda, but good to know on here as well: ~ Pioneer Acres field trip is on Wednesday, June 8. The weather looks pretty hot with the possibility of some rain, so please […]

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Information Websites on Insects and Non-Insects

We are starting to do some research on small crawling and flying animals. We started reading through books in our class to find information, but will also practice researching online as well! Below are some websites that I found that have some information on the different topics. You are welcome to do some research at home […]

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Measurement

Whoa… it seems to have been a while since my last post update!! I still can’t seem to send pictures from my phone app (checked with tech support so hopefully we can get that figured out), but I figured it was time! In math, we have started looking at measurement and why/how we measure things. […]

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May/June Newsletter

Please carefully read the attached newsletter. It was sent home today via email as well.

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Community of Airdrie

We have been looking and talking lots about the wants/needs/values of communities and how they may be similar or different. Next week we are going to get a little more specific and actually look at the community of Airdrie: how is it organized? What do we have in Airdrie? Why are those important or not […]

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Spelling: suffix “-ous”

Please note that the spelling “show what you know” will be NEXT Friday, April 29th.

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Words that end in “es” but say “ezzz”

Today we did another word hunt looking for words that have “es” at the end, but sound like “ezzz”. Practice these words and the spelling rule (along with other spelling rules we have learned!) for our “Show What You Know” next Friday!

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Spelling Words

Drop the “e” and add “-ing” Again, kids are encouraged to practice the spelling rule rather than just memorizing the 5 words as they will be given 2 or 3 mystery words that require them to apply the spelling rule!

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2 vowels go walking, the first does the talking!

To kick off a new spelling rule this week, Miss Michie (our student teacher) talked about what can happen when 2 vowels are stuck together. Then the kids did a massive search around the classroom to find words that followed this rule. Below are the RED and GREEN word lists that the students will be […]

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