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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Thursday May 4, 2017

Terrific Thursday!

Nicole was awarded the ‘Balanced’ award!!!

We began the day having French with Mlle. Jessica.

We were then given challenges during math:

There are 3 shapes in a bag. The total number of sides is 13. What could the shapes be? Some friends found four ways to solve this problem!!!

There are 3 shapes in a bag. The total number of vertices is 12. What could the shapes be?

The students were very excited to solve these exciting challenges!!!

We then had gym.

When we returned, we continued to use a Mira to help us find the line of symmetry. We looked at some pictures and determined if they have any lines of symmetry and then figured out where it would go.

Following first recess and lunch, we shared our cake advertisement with our peers and gave each other suggestions for our next advertisement. We then worked on a graphic organizer about a donut. Reading all the wonderful ideas made Ms. Jaskolka very hungry!!!

We then began our new UOI unit ‘Protect our planet’ (Sharing the Planet). We first completed an activity to show what we already know about animal food chains and prey versus predator. We will be focusing on endangered animals and ways that we can help protect our animal friends.

After second recess and lunch we read chapter 12 of The Borrowers.

We also continued working on a special project.


1.     Read for 20 minutes
2.     Please being in a picture frame that is about 8-9 by 11 inches (about the size of a piece of paper) for a special art project
3.     Students are also asked to bring in a picture of themselves that is about 8cm by 8cm
4.     Practice for the Spelling bee – words were provided
5.    Sign rubric
6.     Spelling test tomorrow

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