Monday, 21 November 2016

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Good Evening Parents, Guardians, and Students;

                                                   This is just a notice to let you know that report cards were sent home today with your child. Please return the envelope with the comment page as soon as possible. As well, the students have almost completed their D.A.R.E. program and the graduation will be taking place at Saint John High School on Dec.13th at 10:00 a.m. All parents are welcome to attend. Students will travel to and from the event with the school. Finally, on the morning of Dec.19th our class will be attending a production of the Snow Queen at the Imperial Theatre. The students have completed a book study of Hans Christian Anderson's original version, as well as an analysis of the movie version. The students are quite excited about the event.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Hello everyone,

                    Just a reminder that you should be completing a round of xtramath each night. If you do not have access to a computer you could write out your multiplication facts 5 times each for the 6,7,and 8's. You could also use the games that were sent out in the homework a few weeks back.

 Don't forget that Friday is the day you will be writing your test on place value..


Sunday, 2 October 2016

Image result for reminderOur team building event will take place this Wednesday. As well, there will be no school for students this Thursday or Friday. Finally, if you have not yet paid your student fees, please send the money in with your child as soon as possible. 
                                                                                                              Thank you.

Thursday, 22 September 2016



We have had a very busy month in Grade 5.

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Ask Me About.............

Forces and Friction                

Motion                                                                                                                          Incline Planes

Place Value Houses                                                                                                    Number lines

Multiplication Songs                                                                                                  Reader’s Theatres

stippling, hatching, and crosshatching in Art

Foreground, middle ground and background                                                       Persuasive Writing

Catchy Beginnings                                                                                                      Visualizing the text

Summarizing the Text                                                                                                New Friends

Chess                                                                                                                             Cross Country

 Recess                                                                                                                       Fire Drill

 



 

Monday, 19 September 2016

Image result for calendarHello Grade 5 students and Parents;
                                              It is hard to believe that we are already into our second full week of school. The students have been working hard to learn the expectations for Grade 5 and they are bonding well. Over the next few weeks we have a few important dates to keep in mind. Please mark the following on your calendars;

Sept.27th\2016……D.A.R.E begins

Oct.5th…….TEAM BUILDING EVENT……….Students will attend a Seadogs Game. A bus will pick us up at the school at 6:30 p.m. and we will return to the school at 9:45. Students will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the school. If someone believes that they will have trouble with transportation to and from the school, please let me know in advance. Cost for this event is covered but students may bring money for snacks during intermission if they wish.

Oct.9th-15th: Fire Prevention week: Please remember to replace the batteries in your alarms and review your family escape plans.

Oct.21st: Class Field Trip…. Port Tour

Oct.6, 7 and 10th……There are no classes for students.




Wednesday, 31 August 2016

 
Welcome Back To School!
 
I hope all of you had an amazing summer. I am very excited about getting to know each of you and your families. I am sure that you will soon discover that Grade 5 is a place where you can feel safe and cared about while learning. I believe in all of you and I know it will be a fabulous year.