This week has been full of activity, between the snowday on Wednesday and the skating and Valentine's Day celebrations on Thursday. In the following mini-paragraphs, I will include some important information.
There is NO SCHOOL on February 18, as it is Family Day in New Brunswick (and in most of the other provinces).
Language Arts: see homework at the bottom of the post
We continue to study fractions and decimals. Students have demonstrated increased number sense during the study and practice of skills. The homework does not reflect Math practice but the targeted outcomes can be practiced at http://sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm#decimals
and other math sites like
Please continue to practice the other math operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).
Students have brought home an information sheet for parents and students that explains the STEAM science project. This project is mostly completed at home. In class, students have learned how to complete the requirements of this experiment listed in the steps 1-6 below. The steps are:
create/compose a question to answer
2. create an hypothesis
3. create a procedure for the experiment
4. record materials required
5. record observations (in a table or other)
6. record the results (determined from the observations)
7. make conclusions
All of these steps can be found on the internet; they are the universal elements of a scientific experiment that follows the scientific method.
The expectation is that students have completed a rough copy for the steps 1-6 by February 18th. Guidance will continue to be given based upon the completion of the students' responsibilities for homework. HAVE FUN WITH THIS!!!
Please view the following video for an idea about what is expected by students:
Students are required to complete their Reading Log homework for Tuesday, February 19th.
Science STEAM experiment project development