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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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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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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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Alphabetical Order

We have talked about this a while ago, and it is also one of the Word Work options in the tic-tac-toe board that the students use in class, but we are reviewing and taking this to the next level…. Welcome to the DICTIONARY!!! (and thesaurus too) The kids needed to find the word and definitions for 5 […]

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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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Wants and Needs

Over the next little bit, we are going to start really looking at the wants and needs of both individuals as well as communities. Over the weekend, talk with your parents about what is a need? What is a want? Or the challenge, what does it mean to value something? Challenge: What are some needs for you and your […]

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Parts of a Community

Over the next little while, we are going to start to look at how communities are organized, as well as comparing communities today with communities of the past. Here is our start up brainstorming conversation…. and this is ALL the kids ideas of what they know is part of a community! My kids are so […]

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Types of Boats

We have started learning about boats and buoyancy and had a great time exploring through the inquiry centres last week with Ms. Boyd’s class. Today we talked about digital citizenship and responsibility when using the internet as we are going to begin learning how to research topics online. These are 4 areas that parents should […]

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Cool Math Money Game!

Today after school, when I was looking for money games, I came across this website with a fun game to practice adding money! Check it out at home and see if you can add the coins up to equal the total.   https://www.mathsisfun.com/money/money-master.html

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