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Friday June 9

The grade three’s started off their day with the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, group reading, finished their letters to a grade two student, worked on their journals, did a fill in the blank story about a salmon and a math review worksheet.

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After recess the students were given additional time to work on this mornings activities before continuing work on their social studies project.

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This afternoon the grade three’s worked on their socials country project. The class then talked more about their field trip on Monday and went outside for DPA. After DPA they had their spelling test and finished off the day with art.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring an easy to eat lunch
  3. students do not have to wear uniforms on Monday (no jeans) just please wear weather appropriate clothing. The students will spend 40 minutes at indoor ecology center and then 80 minutes outside walking in Lynn Canyon park and observing the stream habitat. Rain boots may be useful to bring.
  4. Please bring an easy to eat lunch as students will not be eating at school
  5. Math test on Wednesday
  6. journal and picture due Monday
  7. letter to grade 2 student due Monday
  8. 3 digit addition review sheet due Monday

Thursday June 8

The grade three’s had a busy day today! The students started off the day with the Fantastic Five. Students worked on handwriting, journal writing, writing a letter to a grade two students, independent reading and a Father’s day craft.

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After recess the students corrected their math from yesterday. The students then continued with the French unit on pizzas. Students wrote about what kind of pizza they liked and did not like. The class then surveyed each other about the kinds of toppings they enjoyed on their pizza and created bar graphs.

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This afternoon the students did a science experiment on thermal energy. Every group was given an ice cube and could do whatever they wanted to try to melt their ice cube the fastest. Students blew on them, held them, rubbed them and put the in their water bottles. We then discussed what thermal energy was and how some of what they did effected the ice cube. Students completed a worksheet explaining their group strategies, what they learned and what they would do next time. Students then wrote about three different kinds of thermal energy: rubbing, mixing chemicals and burning. The class finished off the day by working on their group socials projects.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. mass 8:00 choir/ 8:10 non choir
  4. $1 for sister Rhonda
  5. math test next Wednesday
  6. handwriting worksheet from this morning

Wednesday June 8

The grade three’s started off their day with math. The students worked independently to complete a math chapter review in preparation for their math test next Wednesday. The students then worked on their socials research projects.

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After recess students continued to work on their socials projects as well as their Father’s day cards. The class then went to music.

This afternoon the students finished their father’s day cards and had PE.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring PE
  3. math test next Wednesday
  4. $1 for school gift for Sister Rhonda and Father Davide
  5. spelling sentences due tomorrow

Tuesday June 6

Today the grade three’s started off their day with PE. After PE students had a math lesson where they learned how to create different shapes with the same perimeter. Students also made corrections to their work from yesterday.

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After recess the students continued working to work on their math first. Students then worked with their partner on their socials research. Those that were done their research began working on their rough draft paragraphs.

This afternoon students participate in the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, group reading, a comprehension sheet, Father’s day cards and had a work period.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring PE
  3. math page 168 # 1, 3, 4
  4. notice
  5. Bats comprehension sheet

Monday June 5

The grade three’s began their day with Step Up Day. Students went to the grade four class and spent an hour with Mrs. Pineda. After this the students did their spelling pre-test, made corrections and worked on their spelling sentences. They continued this work after recess. The students then did some math review on measuring perimeter in cm, metres and deciding which unit of measurement to use for different lengths and distances.

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This afternoon the class worked on their math from this morning, spelling sentences, work for Mrs. Pineda and Pentacost worksheets. The class then organized all their duo tangs and put old work into all their duo tangs. We finished off the day with social studies. Students worked with their partner or small group to do their country research.

Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. wear PE
  3. Lynn Canyon form and money
  4. spelling sentences
  5. talent show auditions June 12 and 13

Friday June 2

The grade three’s started off their day with the Fantastic Five. Students did independent reading, group reading, journal writing, worked on their “What I saw in the Teachers lounge” and had a work period.

After recess the students worked on math and then went outside to help pick up garbage in the neighborhood.

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This afternoon the class listened to Jame and the Giant Peach. The students then had their spelling test and then worked on their collage and cupcake artwork. The class finished off the afternoon with DPA outside.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring runners
  3. math page 174 # 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  4. Lynn Canyon permission slip and money
  5. journal and picture
  6. What I saw in the Teachers lounge rough draft

Wednesday May 31

The grade three’s started off their day with religion. The students briefly talked about Pentecost, they will continue this discussion when everyone is back from track. Students then worked on a crossword and word search. The class then went to the library and did some math review on IXLmath.com. Following this students read an article called the Ketchup Wars on Currents 4 kids and finished off by listening to stories on bookflix or Storylineonline.net.

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After recess the class had a work period with Miss Sheppard where they finished off their storyboards, idioms and art. The students then went to music.

This afternoon the class had DPA in the gym and had a lesson on perimeter with Miss Sheppard.

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Homework:

  1. home reading
  2. bring PE
  3. math page 166 # 2, 3, 4, 5
  4. Lynn Canyon permission slip and money
  5. spelling sentences due tomorrow