Monday, 18 December 2017

Monday, December 18th

In math, we have been really busy learning how to measure elapsed time.  The students are catching on quickly!  Here is a glimpse shot of some of the action:

Using number lines as a strategy
Demonstrating our thinking
              

Homework:
There is no homework for Tuesday.  However, I did put practice questions in Math Prodigy relating to elapsed time for the week (until Friday).  

Reminder:
We are still collecting pyjama's for the Pyjama Patrol - our Charity drive for Christmas.

Ride the Zamboni Contest tickets are available:
2$ for one ticket or 3 for $5

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Wednesday, December 13th

In math class yesterday, we wrote down all the activities of what a special day would look like.  Starting from the morning, students made a list of different activities of what their perfect day would look like and how long it would take for each.  They then went on to create a timeline to show how long each activity took.  This is how we started to learn about elapsed time.  It was a great learning experience for all!
We are going to continue to study about elapsed time until the holidays.   Students are encouraged to practice elapsed time using the links provided to the right.

Homework:
-Elapsed time to the half hour and hour practice sheet due Thursday

Reminder:
Please sign and return the number pattern test for tomorrow.  Thank you!

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Wednesday, December 6th

In math, we continued our review on telling time to the half hour and to the nearest five minutes.  We will practice telling time to the nearest minute and telling time in two ways.

I would just like to let parents know that we won't be writing in our agendas in the classroom for math class starting tomorrow.  Agenda time has been taking a lot of time in the class.  I encourage students to check on the blog for important information, practice links for each math strand, and what's for homework.  If you haven't already done so, you can subscribe to my blog and get them as emails in the top corner.

The best way to contact me is by leaving me a message at school or by email.  I will send out synervoice (by email) when important information needs to go home for math.


Homework:
-Prodigy math practice (on telling time) due tomorrow

Friday, 1 December 2017

Friday, December 1st

In math, we started our focus on the measurement of time yesterday.  I did a thorough review to see where the students are at.  Can they tell time to the half hour?  Nearest five minutes?  Nearest minute?  Our goal is to measure elapsed time.

In the morning class, we had the opportunity to have a guest from Gatineau Park.  She went into detail about the human effects on animal habitats.  The class were really engaged in this discussion and were able to role-play a type of animal from the park and express its needs to humans.

The Grade 6 class will be holding a fundraiser for Dec.14th.  Please pay with School Cash Online.