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February 05
WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

​MATH.  Worked on concepts such as Two-Digit Subtraction, Mental Math, Measuring Lines, Rounding Numbers, Place Value, and Division Facts.

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

HEALTH.  Continued our EMPATHY workshop with Mr. Campbell.

SOCIAL STUDIES.  Began work on our First Nations in Early Canada Workbook.

Art.  Drew a picture of a Teddy Bear holding a Heart for our classroom bulletin board.

I made a mistake on the date for our next skating expedition.  Students in Grades 3-5 are going to the York Arena on February 19th. Be sure to bring your skates and helmet. 

Candy Gram information was sent home today. Check your child's Communication Bag.

The Newsletter for the month can be found on the school website.

Have a GREAT evening!

February 04
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY.  Read a few chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams.  Worked in our Writing Folders.  Read independently or with a buddy for 15 minutes.

MATH.  Worked on concepts such as Two-Digit Addition, Lines of Symmetry, Interpreting Graphs, Two-Digit Subtraction, and Division Facts.

SOCIAL STUDIES.  Assembled the booklet entitled FIRST NATIONS PEOPLE.  We will be using this booklet as a source of information as we continue our study of Early Settlers in Canada.

Students in Grades 3-5 went skating today at the York Arena.  We are going again next Tuesday. Make sure to bring your skates and helmet.

Sock Hop in the gym tomorrow.  Cost to participate is $ 2. 

Have a GREAT evening!

 

February 01
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY.  Read a few chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams.  Read quietly for 15 minutes.  Read with a buddy.  Worked in our Writing Folders.  Visited the Library to sign out new reading materials.

MATH.  Worked on concepts such as Creating Patterns, Mental Math, What Comes Before, What Comes After, Even and Odd Numbers, Two-Digit Addition, Division Facts, and Multiplication Facts.

ART.  Followed directions to produce a picture of a Porsche Race Car.

SOCIAL STUDIES.  FInished work on  My Settlers in Early Canada Workbook.

Students in Grades 3-5 are going skating on Monday at the York Arena

Fitness Journals are due Monday.

Sock Hop on Tuesday.  Cost to attend is $ 2.

Have a WONDERFUL weekend!

 

 

January 31
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. Worked in our Writing Folders.

MATH. Worked on concepts such as Missing Numbers on a Number Line, Repeated Addition, The Value of a Digit, Telling Time, Before and After, Representing Money, Odd and Even Numbers, Counting Money, and Creating and Identifying Fraction Circles.

ART.  Followed directions to produce a picture of a cartoon SCHOOL BUS.

HEALTH.  Continued the EMPATHY Workshop with Mr. Campbell.

SOCIAL STUDIES.  Used the two resources Early Settlers and  Home LIfe in Early Canada to locate answers for our My Settlers in Early Canada Workbook.

Have a GREAT evening!

 

January 30
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

MATH. Reviewed concepts such as Show Me the Money, Place Value, Skip Counting by 10's, Greater Than, Less Than, Two-Digit Addition, and Comparing Numbers. Our lesson focus was on Addition, Subtraction, and Identifying Patterns. We played Multiplication BINGO after Recess.

LITERACY. Independent Reading and working in our Writing Folders.

Fitness Journals are due soon.

Have a GREAT evening!

 

January 29
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY. Read a few chapters from THE ICE MONSTER by David Walliams. Read quietly for 15 minutes. Worked in our Writing Folders.

MATH. Reviewed Missing Numbers on a Number Line, Mental Math, What's the Number?, Ordering Numbers, Two-Digit Subtraction, and The Closest Number. We also worked on In and Out Boxes to practice addition, subtraction, and patterns.

HEALTH. We continued exploring EMPATHY with Mr. Campbell.

SOCIAL STUDIES.  We assembled a booklet entitled Home Life in Early Canada to be used as a resource in our upcoming unit.

ART. Followed directions to draw a MONKEY.

Have a GREAT evening!

January 23
Mr. Fournier Grade 3/4

​WHAT DID WE DO TODAY?

LITERACY. Read a few chapters from THE ICE MONSTER. Read independently for 15 minutes. Worked in our Writing Folders.

MATH. Reviewed concepts such as Number of the Day, Two-Digit Addition, Place Value, Skip Counting by 10's, and Greater Than, Less Than.  Our main focus was on Division Facts of 11.  We played Multiplication BINGO before dismissal.

I hope students are filling in their FITNESS JOURNALS for Gym.

February Hot Lunch Order Forms due tomorrow.

Have a GREAT evening!

 

January 22
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. Worked in our Writing Folders.

MATH.  Reviewed What's the Number, Skip Counting by 5's, Creating Patterns, Two-Digit Addition, Before and After, and True or False?  We also continued our work on Multipliying 2-Digit by 1-Digit Numbers.

SOCIAL STUDIES.  Put together a booklet entitled Early Settlers: Communities in Canada 1780-1850, which will serve as a resource in our next unit of study.

ART.  Followed directions to produce a drawing of a Cartoon Toucan.

HEALTH.  Patrick Campbell continued the workshop on Empathy.

Students took home a schedule for our February skating excursion.

February Hot Lunch orders are due this Thursday (January 24th).

Have a GREAT evening! 

 

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!

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