Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Monday, May 28, 2012
The grade 3 and 4 class has been making progress on their handwriting! It gets neater and neater each week.
Friday, May 25, 2012
This is an example of a morning message that the Kindergarten students read as a class every morning. It is interactive and allows the teachers to review concepts that the students are learning.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The Grade 3 and 4 class is excited to be learning about possessives!
This colour-coded chart sure made things easier to understand.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Friday, May 18, 2012
The grade 5 and 6 class wanted to learn how to play the song Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles after hearing the song in their classroom. Their music teacher made it happen. The final product had separate parts for each student and sounded truly wonderful.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Continuing with our study of simple machines, we experimented with levers. Where is the fulcrum? Where is the load? And does the nearness of the load to the fulcrum affect the amount of force or effort needed? We know the answers to these questions in the grade 3 and 4 classroom!
Monday, May 14, 2012
Look at all the books that the upper grades have been reading through the Forest of Reading Program. After every student has read every book they each get to vote on the various favourites.
Friday, May 11, 2012
The grade 1 and 2 class work together to make beautiful, harmonized music with "Boomwhackers". They each hit their long plastic tubes on the floor to produce a certain note!
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The Grades 3 and 4 are learning about simple machines. How is an inclined plane used to move a load up or down? Is a longer incline better or a shorter one? How does friction impact movement on the inclined plane? These are the questions the students are investigating.