SJA is excited to announce that Year Ahead Day is happening again this year! All SJA PYP students will be participating in this exciting event on Tuesday, December 5th. Year Ahead Day is a fun and interactive day for the students at SJA to spend a day in the class of the grade level ahead of them (example: SK students spend their day as Grade 1 students, Grade 6 students spend their day as Grade 7 students, etc.). This is a great way for the students at SJA to get a glimpse into their future life at SJA! Students can get to know the teachers, see their future classroom, and take part in activities they will be participating in next year.
We began the day practicing for Christmas concert.
Next we wrote in our agendas and did some silent reading. We worked on our reading comprehension by stating one thing we know about the book that we read to Ms. Jaskolka.
Then we had French and then Gym.
After lunch and recess we had Math. We explored arrays to help us better understand multiplication, but first we did our multiplication follow me cards and we were able to complete this challenge in 3 minutes and 24 seconds!!!!! We then worked as a class to explore arrays and how two similar multiplication sentences can be shown in different ways.
Example 2x3 means there are two groups of 3
3x2 means 3 groups of 2
So these two similar multiplication sentences would be shown in different ways.
We then found 2 more ways we could find the answer 6 by multiplying 2 numbers! 6 x1 and 1x6!!
After we were given a challenge!!! We worked in groups to find out all the different ways we could make arrays and figure out the multiplication sentence for the product 12!!! We found 6 ways!!! 2x6, 6x2, 12x1, 1x12, 3x4 and 4x3!!!
We then worked on some single digit multiplication activities!
After second recess and lunch, we summarized our novel study as a class and then completed a book report for it: Song Lee in Room 2B. Ms. Jaskolka was really impressed with how much we remembered and so happy that we were so engaged in this novel study!!!
1. Read for 20 minutes
2. Math sheet
3. Science fair tomorrow
4. Cultural Flag info sheet due Monday