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January 18
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY. Read a few chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams, read independently for 15 minutes, and worked in our Writing Folders while focusing on our individual Write Goals.

MATH. Spiral Review - Missing Numbers on a Number Line, Repeated Addition, The Value of a Digit, Before and After, Telling Time, and Representing Money. Continued practicing Multiplication of 2-Digit by 1-Digit Numbers while completing Pirate Products No. 3 Color-by-Number.  We played a round of Multiplication BINGO later in the day.

SCIENCE.  Made a batch of Insta-Snow. Today's experiment exposed students to the classification of chemicals called polymer.

ART.  Followed directions to draw a CARTOON PEACOCK. 

GYM.  Mr Moore handed out Fitness Journal Forms for students to complete over the next twelve days.  Directions are printed on the Forms.  Please return when completed. 

February Hot Lunch Orders due January 24th.

Have a GREAT evening!

January 17
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY. Read a few chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams, read independently for 15 minutes, and worked in our Writing Folders while focusing on our individual Write Goals.

MATH. Spiral Review - Show Me the Money, What's the Number?, Comparing Numbers, Skip Counting by 5's, Before and After, and Two-Digit Subtraction. Continued practicing Multiplication of 2-Digit by 1-Digit Numbers while completing Pirate Products No. 2 Color-by-Number.  We played a round of Multiplication BINGO later in the day.

SCIENCE.  Looked at Garbled Marbles from the BIG BAG OF SCIENCE.  Today's experiment exposed students to the concepts of classification and categorization.

GYM.  Mr Moore handed out Fitness Journal Forms for students to complete over the next twelve days.  Directions are printed on the Forms.  Please return when completed. 

February Hot Lunch Orders due January 24th.

Have a GREAT evening!

January 16
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY. Read a few chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams. Read to Self for 15 minutes. Worked on stories in our Writing Folders. Focused on our individual Write Goals.

MATH. Spiral Review - Number of the Day, Mental Math, The Value of a Digit, True or False?, and Lines of Symmetry. Pirate Products No. 1 (Multiplying 2-Digit by 1-Digit Numbers).

ART. Followed directions to draw pictures of MARY POPPINS for our classroom bulletin board display.

February Hot Lunch Order Forms due January 24th.

Have a GREAT evening!

January 15
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY. Read a few chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams, read independently for 15 minutes, and worked in our Writing Folders.

MATH.  Reviewed concepts such as Two-Digit Subtraction, Comparing Numbers, Creating Patterns, Repeated Addition, and Place Value. We also practiced our Division Facts while completing a Rocket Ship Color-by-Number.  Finally, we played a few rounds of Multiplication BINGO.

SCIENCE.  Conducted two experiments - one for Growing Clear Crystals, the other Jelly Crystals. The focus was on absorption.  We will look at the results tomorrow.

ART.  Followed directions to draw a Snowy Owl.

HEALTH.  Continued the EMPATHY workshop with Patrick Campbell.

February Hot Lunch Order Forms were sent home today. Due Date: January 24th. 

Have a GREAT evening!

January 14
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY. Read a few more chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams, read quietly for 15 minutes, and worked on stories in our Writing Folders.

MATH. Completed a Division Facts Colour-by-Number, and continued our work with Multiplying 2-Digit by 1-Digit Numbers using the Box Method. Later in the day, we played a couple rounds of Multiplication BINGO.

SCIENCE. Using test tubes, colour tablets, and water, we explored concepts such as chemical reactions, dissolving, making solutions, and mixing primary colours to produce secondary colours.

Have a GREAT evening!

January 11
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

MATH. Reviewed concepts such as Show Me the Money, Place Value, Skip Counting, Greater Than/Less Than. Two-Digit Addition, and Comparing Numbers. We then practiced Multiplying 2-Digit by 1-Digit Numbers using the Box Method. Finally, we practiced our Division Facts while completing a Color-by-Number activity sheet. Later in the day, we played a few rounds of Multiplication BINGO.

LITERACY. Read a few more chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams, and Read to Self for 15 minutes.

SOCIAL STUDIES. Completed MY BOOK ABOUT CANADA. We will be looking at the ten Provinces and three Territories in the next unit.

ART. Followed directions to draw a picture of GRUMPY CAT.

Have a WONDERFUL weekend!!

January 10
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

MATH. Reviewed concepts such as Missing Numbers on a Number Line, Mental Math, What's the Number?, Ordering Numbers, Two-Digit Subtraction, and The Closest Number. We also continued to practice Multiplying 2-Digit by 1-Digit Numbers using the Box Method.

LITERACY. Read a few more chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams, Read to Self for 15 minutes, and worked in our Writing Folders.

SOCIAL STUDIES.  Continued working on MY BOOK ABOUT CANADA.

ART.  Followed directions to draw a picture of a RACCOON.

Have a great evening!

January 09
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

SOCIAL STUDIES.  Continued work on MY BOOK ABOUT CANADA.

LITERACY. Listened to a few more chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams. Read independently (or with the teacher) for 15 minutes. Worked on stories in our Writing Folders, all the while focusing on our Write Goals.

ART. Followed directions to produce a picture of Red from Angry Birds.

Have a great evening!

 

January 08
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY. Listened to a reading of The Ice Monster by David Walliams. Read independently for 15 minutes. Wrote in our Writing Folders (original stories or picture prompt). Focused on our individual Write Goals.

MATH. Reviewed concepts such as Number of the Day, Two-Digit Addition, Place Value, Greater Than/Less Than, and Skip Counting. We also learned how to Multiply a 2-Digit Number by a 1-Digit Number using Box Method Multiplication.

SOCIAL STUDIES. We began a Unit on Canada by recording information and coloring symbols associated with Canada.

HEALTH. Continued our work on Empathy with Patrick Campbell.

Have a great evening!

December 17
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

MATH.  What is the Time? / Representing Numbers / Addition Practice / Comparing Measurements / What's the Number? / Before and After / Creating Patterns / Division Facts.

LITERACY. ​If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur (Read Aloud) / Silent Reading / Running Records / Winter Word Search / Dinosaur in the Backyard (Writing Prompt) / Focus on Write Goals.

ART.  Cute Winter Kid.

HEALTH. How to move yourself from one zone to another (Zones of Regulation).

January Hot Lunch Orders due Thursday.

Students encouraged to wear Christmas Socks tomorrow.

Have a great evening!

 

 

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