Math- Students looked for missing parts of a pattern today.
French- Ms. Murdoch had a sub today.
Science- Students did some classifying animals puzzles.
Daily 5- Today was the first day we did Daily 5 rotations! The kids did really well. They rotated through Read to Self/Someone Listen to Reading/ Work on Writing/ Word Work and Teacher Station!
Quiet Time- Hayden, our helper of the day chose a book about bats today.
Social- The students found their houses on Google Earth today. HOWEVER, I needed to write down many of the student’s addresses. Please go over your address with your child! It is super important that they know it for safety reasons.
*Don’t forget to bring change for the Terry Fox drive! We are trying to raise $1000 from the whole school.
**Sorry! I forgot to post the words and song of the week yesterday.
Math- Students posted their patterns and core to Seesaw
Health- The students picked up litter today and talked about respecting the earth/environment.
Daily 5- Students l.earned how to do “Listen to Reading.” Students were allowed to use the classroom ipods that have “books on tape” on them. They were also allowed to use the iPads for Raz Kids/Epic.
Ms. Halbert- Did a writing activity and had gym with them.
*If your child doesn’t have headphones/earbuds, could you please stop at the Dollar Store and pick them some up? Today we did Listen to Reading, and it is best if everyone has their headphones in so they aren’t distracting kids around them. I have a few pairs of extra, but today we ran out of my extras. Thanks!
**Toonies for Terry this week. If you would like to send toonies (or any change to school with your child) we will be raising money for cancer throughout this Terry Fox week.
***We have a field trip coming up on October 9th. If you get a chance, please pay for it on cash online. We will talk more about it as the time nears.
Math- Students were introduced to a patterns unit today. The students had to make a pattern with the math manipulatives.
French- Ms. Murdoch
Arts Ed- The kids worked on a patterns dance and then created their own pattern dance.
Carpet Time- Kaden was our helper today. We talked about siblings and a few students shared if they had siblings or if they didn’t.
Daily 5- The students learned all about Word Work today. We played 3 word work games- Hangman, Alphabet Soup, and an app called Rocket Speller.
Quiet Time/Twitter- We read the book called, “My Name is Yoon.” Our class Twitter account is @mrsmaleysclass
Social Studies- The students were introduced to a globe today. They found water, land and ice. They then got a chance to go onto Google Earth and look for water, land and ice there. They also searched for Plainsview School! (It was a big empty dirt field, if you are wondering!)
*Next week is going to be our Terry Fox walk. You can donate to Terry Fox through Cash Online. There will also be a donation table at the front doors during open house!
Here is the note:
This year marksPlainview School’s 3rdannual Terry Fox fundraiser. From Monday, September 16th – Friday, September 20th, Plainsview School will participate in a Terry Fox Drive For Change. As a school, we will strive to beat our previously raised $974.65 with a new fundraising goal of $1000. We would like to invite you to send any monetary donations for the Terry Fox Foundation throughout the coming week.
Friday, September 20th, we will conclude the week with a Terry Fox Walk For Change.
Thank you for your consideration to donate to this charitable cause.
Math- The students reviewed the math around the Figure Me Out page!
They talked about Math bins and what options they have when they finish their work.
Health- Students took photos of what respect looks like and talked about it.
Carpet Time- We played Hangman, wrote a classroom message, and then started a new vowel page. Peyton, the helper of the day came up with the word, alligator which starts with a. So all the students drew a picture, and then those that have Seesaw posted it to there!
Daily 5- We learned about Read to Someone today. The students read with a partner for 7 minutes!
Phys Ed/Writing with Ms. Halbert- The students did a get to know you activity with Ms. Halbert so she can learn their names.
*We will be going on a field trip in one month, on October 9th. We will be heading to the Farmer’s Market downtown, and possibly heading to the Central Children’s library after that. If you would like to come along as a parent helper, and you have your criminal record check, please send me an email and let me know!
**Book orders went home today. They will be due on Friday, September 20th.
Math- The kids learned about Math on my own station today. For short, it’s called M.O.M.O.
Arts Ed- The students reviewed Growth Mindset. Students learned the song of the week for next week.
They set some goals for themselves. They were also supposed to write something they want to become excellent at.
Arts Ed- Ms. Hendry
Carpet Time- Students have been learning how to play Hangman during carpet time. We practice our vowels, consonants, and sounds during this time.
Daily 5- We finished figuring out what good Read to Self looks like today. The students read for 6 minutes and 26 seconds.
Daily 5 Work on Writing- Students learned 2 centres today- Stamp a name, and Print a name.
Social- The students finished applying for jobs. Some students didn’t get the job they applied for, as someone else got it, so they were allowed to apply for another job. The rest of the students learned how to comment and watch the videos on Seesaw. While the students are in the class, they can see other kid’s videos and posts. But at home, parents can only see their own child’s work/group work.
Popsicles!- Our SCC gave out popsicles today at the end of the day, so the kids got a special treat.
*Thanks to all parents who have added themselves to our Seesaw account! At the Open House, we will be on hand to help anyone who needs help figuring out the tech tools.