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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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AMAZING Home Reading Support Blog!

Our fabulous Early Literacy teacher, Ms. Imorde, has created a Home Reading Support blog for anyone and everyone to use! I would encourage any parent who would like ideas or strategies in supporting your child’s sight word practice, reading strategies or other areas of literacy support at home to check it out! https://readingtipsforhome.wordpress.com/2016/05/24/sight-words/ 

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Cowboy Western Day!

We have had some good theme spirit days at school, but this one is always a favourite of mine. We had lots of cowboys, cowgirls and even a few bandits in our class… This little guys was a true cowboy from head to toe!!

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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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Mother’s Day

Sincerest apologies, but some of the Mother’s Day videos on one of the ipads is proving impossible to share (via cord to laptop, email, google drive… everything!!!). I will connect with tech support on Monday and get them sent out asap. Thank you for your understanding! Happy Mother’s Day to all you amazing moms 🙂

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Class Visitors

As a class, we have been looking at what makes a community including the wants, needs and values of individuals and as a whole. We will also be looking at communities in the past and how they have changed over time. I have an idea about possibly interviewing some elderly people who have actually been […]

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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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Photograph

For an activity that we are going to do next week, parents, could you please send a photograph of the front of your house with your child on Monday or Tuesday (in the front pocket of their agenda might be the safest!). If you would rather, you can take a picture of your house on […]

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