Div - 16 (2017-18 School Year)
Today our class participated in the Computer Science Education Week by doing an hour of coding. Students are also very busy helping with Project Pit Stop. Tomorrow is the last day to bring in those items! Students who have signed up to help this weekend should have received a small handout noting a couple of activities over the weekend:
Saturday, Dec 9th (12-2:00 pm - Kamloops United Church ) Help with putting together the gift bags.
Sunday, Dec 10th (2:30-5:00 pm - Kamloops United Church) Handing out the gift bags at dinner
Writing: Superhero Planning Sheet (due Friday)
-McQueen Lake Journals (due Friday)
Science: (Ms. Clarke) - Presentations Friday
(Hine) - Mixture Classification (Parts a,b and c) due Friday!
Math: (Mr. P) - Pg.27 #1-2
(Ms. Clarke) - Unit Review (due Friday)
(Hine) - Fantasy Shopping Spree - (due Friday)
-"A Christmas Carol" Theatre Performance @ Sagebrush Theatre next Wed, Dec 13th. Please remember to bring in those permission forms and money by Monday, Dec 11th at the latest!
Many apologies for not updating the blog in over a month. Needless to say, it's been a crazy few weeks and the kids and I have been very busy.
McQueen Lake = Thank you to all parents and volunteers who helped to make our trip a successful one. We enjoyed some fantastic weather and the kids got to learn many life skills as well as receiving some great experience learning outdoors.
Writing: "Superhero Paragraphs" - Planning sheet should be done, and students should be ready to start writing their rough drafts.
Math: (Powrie) - #1-8
Science: (Clarke) - Presentations tomorrow morning!
-"Project Pit-Stop" - Last day to bring in items is this Friday, Dec 8th
-Field Trip next Wednesday, Dec 13th (A Christmas Carol @ Sagebrush) - Please bring in your permission form and $13 by this Friday.
-Intermediate Christmas Concert - Wednesday, December 20th (2 shows - afternoon/evening)
Powrie = p.44-46 All questions except #10
Clarke = Grocery Shopping Sheet
Hine = p.8-10 #1-9, math tests signed
Powrie =submersible project
Clarke = biomimicry
Hine = classification project due Friday
Hine = Remembrance Day Silhouettes due Friday
Debates - please prepare and be ready to debate on your scheduled day. Tomorrow's debate is "Should homework be banned?", with Keegan, Tana, and Rahaf (Affirmative) vs. Ethan, Jesse, and Lizzy (Opposition).
Remembrance Day Assembly - Friday
No school on Monday (Remembrance Day Stat)
Book Fair - last day tomorrow - bring money if you want to purchase anything.
Computers - Max.T will be here again to help us with coding tomorrow afternoon. We will be starting a project on animation.
-Clarke: Study Guide Book due tomrrow
-Hine: Math Tests signed
-Debates (see schedule) - be prepared and ready to debate on your day.
Thanks to everyone who helped out with skating last week. Even though it was a bit of a crazy start to the day, with the first snowfall of the year, we all ended up having a fun afternoon of skating.
This week we are going to be recognizing the contributions of our Canadian soldiers and veterans, with our Remembrance Day Assembly on Friday. Our class will also be participating in the "Postcards for Peace" program, in which we will be writing a postcard to a Veteran, saying thanks, etc.
We have also had our first two debates, with the Affirmative side winning both times. The schedule for the week is found below...
Tuesday, November 7th:
Oppos: (Derian, Jocelyn, Kate)
Wednesday, November 8th:
Oppos: (James, Ross, Robbie)
Thursday, November 9th:
Oppos: (Ethan, Jesse, Lizzy)
Friday, November 10th:
Oppos: (James, Ross, Robbie)
Monday, November 13th:
Oppos: (Maizy, Jesse, Parker)
Please remember that we are going skating tomorrow. Don't forget to bring your skates, helmet, and gloves, etc.
Winter is Coming:
With winter soon to be upon us please make sure your child is dressing accordingly. Students are still expected to go outside at recess and lunch (barring extreme circumstances). It would also be a good idea for students to have a pair of inside running shoes inside their lockers.
Powrie = Mid Unit Review
Clarke = Quiz tomorrow
Hine = Unit 2 Test tomorrow
Novel Study = Students should have read up to ch.34. Ch. 29-33 questions are going to be due on Friday.
Socials = Debates start this Friday and continue all next week.
On Friday we will be having 2 debates. Please be prepared with your research.
Oppos: (AJ, Chase, Keenan)
Oppos: (Lizzy, Joe, Steph)
(Powrie) page 27-28 # 2-5
(Clarke) Quiz on Thursday
(Hine: Gr.6's) Chapter 2 Unit Review due tomorrow,
-Unit test is on Thursday.
-Skating: (Thursday afternoon)
-Please note that students who do not have skates can borrow them from the school; however, parents need to come in and help their child try them on before Thursday.
-Hockey players: must wear a full-face shield, and sticks will be provided by the school (so please don't bring your own stick as you will not be allowed to bring it with you).
Math: (Powrie) = Quiz Monday
(Clarke) = Quiz Monday, and #15, 16, and 17 also due on Monday
Language Arts: = Holes Ch.18-28 Quiz Monday
Band/Fine Arts: = 4 Bar Composition for Monday
Fold-in Art due Monday
-Please return Skating Permission forms and $ ASAP.
-Monday afternoon we will be hosting our first "Buddies" activity with Mrs. Marican's class, as we carve pumpkins for Halloween.
-Tuesday is Halloween. Students are permitted to wear their costumes in the afternoon only.
Have a great weekend everyone :)
Math: (Mr. Powrie) - Pg 18-19 # 5,6 , and 7
(Ms. Clarke) - Pg. 78-80 # 1-4, 6, 9a, 11, 12aceg
Hine (Gr.6) - Quiz on Friday (Order of Operations, Integers)
Science: (Mr. P) - HW due Fri
(Ms. C) - HW due Fri
Hine - Classification Projects (in progress)
Photo Retakes (Wed, Nov 1st)
Skating: (Thurs, Nov 2nd: 1-2pm)
Poetry: Find a school appropriate song, download/print lyrics, and explain in a short paragraph why the song appeals to you.
Gr.6 Immunizations (Tuesday, Nov 7th)
Spelling Week 6: Quiz and package due Friday
(Powrie) = Finish assigned questions from textbook
(Clarke) = Mid-Unit Review, extra questions
Gr.6: (Hine) = no homework today
-Gr.6's please remember to get your consent forms in for immunizations
-School Photos: You can order online, but if you are getting retakes, please be aware that they are scheduled for next week.
-ART STARTS POETRY PROJECT: Chris Bose will be back to work with our class again on Wednesday this week. If you haven't already done so, please make sure you have wrote a small poem about something you like/dislike, or something that scares you.
-Volleyball = Boys Tier 1 and Tier 2 teams have games tomorrow. Please remember to let your coaches or teacher sponsors know if you need a ride to the game/back to the school afterwards.