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Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Wednesday April 11, 2018

Wonderful Wednesday!!!

SPRING FUNDRAISER!!!!! Our annual Spring Fundraiser is fast approaching. This year our Spring Fundraiser will run from Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20. All of the funds raised this year will go towards improving technology for our classrooms. Each day that week, we will host a different activity. For $2 on Monday, students can dress like a ‘Pirate.’ On Tuesday, enjoy a bag of popcorn for $2. Wednesday is Pancake Breakfast. Order 1 pancake for $2 or 3 pancakes for $5. Gluten-free pancakes are also available! 1 gluten-free pancake for $2.50 or 3 for $6.00. On Thursday, enjoy an ice cream sundae for $5. Sundaes include two scoops of vanilla OR chocolate ice cream with chocolate sauce. Add a banana or apple for $1. To wrap up the week we will be hosting a dance party for $5. Order forms have been sent home and will be due no later than Thursday, April 12. For students who collect a minimum of $35, they will get to enjoy a morning or afternoon at Kidsport. Please use the pledge sheet provided and be sure to turn in on a daily basis! Daily prizes for the most amount of money brought in are; bonus casual days, getting to sit at your teacher’s desk for a day, or shooting Mr. Foster with a Nerf gun. School wide fundraising targets will allow students the opportunity to give Mr. Rozario a makeup lesson or water balloon their teachers. So, get out there SJA, and raise some money!!!!!

We began the day presenting our structure projects. Check out how hard we all worked on researching and gathering information on our chosen structure!!!











Next we had French.

After we headed over to the career’s day presentation. This presentation informed us of the amazing professional opportunities available to us when we get older!!!!

Following first recess and lunch we dove into our new math unit: Length, Perimetre and Area. Today students learned how to measure length in centimetres. First we discussed where we have heard the term centimetres before. Ms. Jaskolka modeled for us how to use a ruler to measure using centimetres. Then students practiced using a ruler by measurement body parts! We used an observation chart to record our measurements of body parts in pairs (hand, thumb, arm, leg, foot, nose).

We also discussed benchmark lengths that can be used to help estimate a length:
Finger – 1 cm wide
Classroom door – 100cm wide

Next, we played a measuring game in partners! We found objects around the classroom that were less than 30cm. We each made a prediction about the length of the object, and the partner that had the closest estimate moved forward on the game board!!!

After Math we continued our structure presentations.

Following second recess and lunch we continued with our structure presentations. At the end of the day, we read chapter two of our novel study: A perfect time for pandas.

Have a great night!!


1.     Read for 20 minutes
2.    Spelling (Review)

3.    Jersey Day tomorrow

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