## Friday, June 13 - Science project is due

Please check the Science Term 3 section of this website for more information.

## Thursday, June 12 - Math test on Fractions

Students will be tested on the following concepts:

• equivalent fractions

• name and record fractions for the parts of a whole or a set

• Comparing and ordering fractions

• creating sets of equivalent fractions and compare fractions with like and unlike denominators.

• equivalent fractions

• name and record fractions for the parts of a whole or a set

• Comparing and ordering fractions

• creating sets of equivalent fractions and compare fractions with like and unlike denominators.

## Tuesday, June 10 - Immigration Interview is due

Students have been asked to interview someone they know that had/has immigrated to Canada. As a class we came up with possible interview questions. Below are photos of the possible interview questions that students may ask. Students will be sharing their interview answers with the rest of the class.

## Monday, June 9 - Poetry folder due

All poems must be completed and students must include a drawing for each poem. Students should have completed each of the following poems:

• Un enfant m'a dit (in French)

• Un poème diamente (in French)

• Un poème acrostiche (in French)

• Un haiku (in French)

• Granny is (in English)

• La fourmi (in French)

• Limerick (in English)

• Un enfant m'a dit (in French)

• Un poème diamente (in French)

• Un poème acrostiche (in French)

• Un haiku (in French)

• Granny is (in English)

• La fourmi (in French)

• Limerick (in English)

## Tuesday, May 27 - Bring a Cultural Artifact

We are starting our unit on Immigration for Social Studies. Students have been asked to bring a cultural artifact that represents their culture. Students will present their artifacts in small groups. Students will be asked to respond to the following questions:

1) Pourquoi est-ce que cet objet est important pour toi et ta famille? (Why is this artifact important to you and your family?)

2) Comment est-ce que cet objet représente ta culture? (How does this artifact represent your culture?)

1) Pourquoi est-ce que cet objet est important pour toi et ta famille? (Why is this artifact important to you and your family?)

2) Comment est-ce que cet objet représente ta culture? (How does this artifact represent your culture?)

## Science Project - Due date to be determined

Students will select one of the 8 systems we are studying in class and create a science project. Please check the Science-Terrm 3 section of this website for more details on the project.

## Friday, May, 9 2014 - Math project - Building a zoo

Students have been asked to make a plan for a new zoo that will be built. Students were given graph paper and must include the following:

• the zoo must be 40 m by 33 m.

• 6 different animal stations and each stations must have a different shape and dimension (For example: hexagon, square, circle etc)

• each animal stations needs appropriate dimensions depending on the animal they choose.

• they need to indicate the length of each side, the perimeter and the area. (they need to show their calculations)

• they can include other services that a zoo might offer (for example: restaurant, gift shop, washrooms etc)

• the zoo must be 40 m by 33 m.

• 6 different animal stations and each stations must have a different shape and dimension (For example: hexagon, square, circle etc)

• each animal stations needs appropriate dimensions depending on the animal they choose.

• they need to indicate the length of each side, the perimeter and the area. (they need to show their calculations)

• they can include other services that a zoo might offer (for example: restaurant, gift shop, washrooms etc)

## Every Wednesday - French Literature Circles

Each student has received a French book and yellow package. Students need to read their assigned pages and complete their role sheet each week. For the next 6 weeks, students will be meeting every Wednesday and presenting their role sheets to their groups. It will be important for students to read their assigned pages and complete each role sheet before meeting with their group every Wednesday. For more information about our literature circles click on the link below. There you will find a letter I sent home explaining literature circles, the student package and other resources.

## Thursday, April 24 - Math Test on Measurements

There will be a Math test on measurements on Thursday, April 24. Students have already received the pre-test in class and they need to complete it for Tuesday, April 22. I will correct the pre-test on Tuesday, April 22.

## Math Pre-test - Answer sheet

## Thursday, April 17 - Literature Circles

Students need to read their assigned pages and complete one of their role sheets. Students need to be prepared to present their role sheet to their group this Thursday, April 17.

## Science Test - Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Students need to complete their science package on "Light and Colour" for March 10. We will be correcting them in class on Monday, March 10. On Tuesday, March 11 students will be writing a test similar to the pre-test in their science package. Please check the "Science Term 2" section of this website for notes on what we have been learning about "Light and Sound". There you will find pictures of notes I have posted in the classroom to help students with their packages and test.

Below is a copy of the pre-test:

## HOMEWORK: Math and Science packages due on March 10

Students need to complete their

**math packages**on measurement for**March 10**. For their**science packages**, students have been working on them in class. However, students need to complete their conclusions as well as experiment 9 and the pre-test. It will be important for students to read about the human eye in order to answer questions in the pre-test.## Bridge to Terabithia - 5 paragraphs - TYPED for __Monday, February 24__

Students need to type their 5 paragraphs at home using a computer. Paragraphs need to have a title, be indented, double spaced and they must use 12 font. Each paragraph should be on separate page with a title. Students need to include a cover page and a table of content. Final drafts must also include all original hand-written work and pink self-assessment slips.

• p.1 - Cover page (Title of book, author, your name, date, drawing of favourite scene in colour)

• p.2 - Table of content (Title of each page with page numbers)

• p.3 - What is a friend? or Dealing with Bullies?

• p. 4 - Comparing Lark Creek to Terabithia or Why is Terabithia such a special place and why is it important to Leslie and Jess?

• p. 5 - Response Journal

• p. 6 - What kind of person is Jess or What kind of person is Leslie?

• p. 7 - Your reactions to Leslie's death or Plot summary

Make sure to include your first drafts stapled at the back of your project.

Don't forget to use interesting titles.

Remember to include an indented paragraph on each page and not separate sentences.

• an interesting topic sentence that includes one main idea.

• at least three details that support that main idea.

• a concluding sentence that restates the main idea.

**Parents can help circle spelling errors but students should work independently to correct their own paragraphs.****What each project needs to include:**• p.1 - Cover page (Title of book, author, your name, date, drawing of favourite scene in colour)

• p.2 - Table of content (Title of each page with page numbers)

• p.3 - What is a friend? or Dealing with Bullies?

• p. 4 - Comparing Lark Creek to Terabithia or Why is Terabithia such a special place and why is it important to Leslie and Jess?

• p. 5 - Response Journal

• p. 6 - What kind of person is Jess or What kind of person is Leslie?

• p. 7 - Your reactions to Leslie's death or Plot summary

Make sure to include your first drafts stapled at the back of your project.

Don't forget to use interesting titles.

Remember to include an indented paragraph on each page and not separate sentences.

**Each paragraph needs:**• an interesting topic sentence that includes one main idea.

• at least three details that support that main idea.

• a concluding sentence that restates the main idea.

## Math Test - Friday, January 31

Students have received a pre-test on Monday, January 27 and will be working on it

**IN CLASS and AT HOME**. The pre-test will be corrected on Thursday, January 30. The test is on**Geometry**.## January 10 - Research Assignment on a famous person

Students have been assigned a famous person. They need to list important facts about them and include the challenges they faced and their successes.

## Math Test - Friday, December 20

Students will receive a pre-test at the beginning of the week and will be working on it

**IN CLASS (not for homework)**. The test is on**Measurements**. It will include questions on telling time, exploring elapsed time, counting money and making change. However, students need to finish**for homework their math packages**from last week.**Math packages are due on Thursday, December 19**. I will be giving students time in class to finish their math work.## Social Studies Quiz - Wednesday, December 18

Students will be tested on the seven physical regions of Canada. Below is the pre-quiz students worked on in class.

## Reader's Theatre - Winn Dixie Play - Friday, December 13

On Friday, December 13, students will be presenting their Winn Dixie plays in front of the class. Each student has a specific role. Students are encourage to practice their part and to dress up as their character. Below is a copy of the Reader's Theatre play:

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## Novel Study - Bridge to Terabithia

Students need to read

**Chapters 10 to 12**by**Thursday, December 12.**They also need to fill an entry in their reflection journal and complete the handout they received in class.## Novel study - Bridge to Terabithia

Students need to read

**Chapters 7 to 9**by**Thursday, December 5.**## Novel study -Bridge to Terabithia

Students need to read

**Chapters 5 and 6**by**Thursday, November 28.**## Science - B.C.'s Non-living Resources - For Friday, November 22

Students need to research on-line or in an encyclopedia about the common uses of the following Minerals (non-metal) and Fossil Fuels.

For example:

**Diamonds, Gypsum, Sand, Sulphur, Coal, Crude Oil and Natural Gas**.For example:

**Bauxite**is a mineral used to produce**Aluminum**and can be found in**window frames, foil food wrap, kitchenware etc.****Below is a copy of the homework handout and powerpoint used in class:**

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## Novel Study - Bridge to Terabithia

Students need to read

**Chapters 1 to 4,**fill in their**bookmarks**and**reflection journals**by**Thursday, November 21.**## Winn Dixie Project due Wednesday November 27

Please check the "Français" section of this website for more details. Below is the criteria and rubric for the project

## Science Experiment at home for - Friday, November 15

We have been learning about renewable and non-renewable resources and have learnt about how crude oil is formed. In class, we have gone through the steps of designing a scientific experiment and did our own classroom experiment with oil and water. For homework, I have given students a specific question and have asked students to come up with a hypothesis, and test their predictions. Students are to fill out the handout they received in class and hand it in this

1) What would happen if you mixed oil and water together and then froze them.

2) What would happen if you mixed oil and water together and then adding liquid detergent?

**Friday, November 15.****Questions I asked the class:**1) What would happen if you mixed oil and water together and then froze them.

2) What would happen if you mixed oil and water together and then adding liquid detergent?

**Below our the 6 steps to designing an experiment:** affiches_demarche_scientifique.pdf | |

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## Math Quiz - Friday, November 8

Students will be tested on the following:

• multiplication (2-digit by 2-digit) and problem solving.

• division (3-digit by 1-digit) and interpret remainders to solve problems.

• multiplication (2- or 3-digit by 1-digit) and problem solving.

• division (1-digit divisor and up to 2-digit dividend) and problem solving

Attached are grades 4 and grade 5 pre-quizzes:

**Grade 5:**• multiplication (2-digit by 2-digit) and problem solving.

• division (3-digit by 1-digit) and interpret remainders to solve problems.

**Grade 4:**• multiplication (2- or 3-digit by 1-digit) and problem solving.

• division (1-digit divisor and up to 2-digit dividend) and problem solving

Attached are grades 4 and grade 5 pre-quizzes:

math_prequiz_-_4_anne_-_multiplication_et_division.docx | |

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## Social Studies Oral Presentations

This Wednesday, November 6, students will start presenting their Social Studies projects.

**Math Quiz - Friday, October 18**

**Students will be tested on the following:**

• represent and describe whole numbers to 10 000 (grade 4) and to 1 000 000 (grade 5).

• compare and order numbers

• rounding numbers to the nearest tenth, hundred and thousand.

• demonstrate an understanding of addition of numbers with answers to 10 000 and their corresponding subtractions (limited to 3 and 4-digit numerals)

Attached are grades 4 and grade 5 pre-quizzes:

math_-_avant_quiz_-_5e_anne_-_module_2_-_addition_et_soustraction.pdf | |

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**Social Studies** - Homework Assignment due Wednesday, October 10

**Social Studies**- Homework Assignment due Wednesday, October 10This week students have been introduced to natural resources and their products. In class, we have listed different products (pencils, books, desks) and collectively determined the resources from which each is made. For homework, students are to research a specific room in their home, looking for ten different products and identify the natural resources from which each was produced.

__Dictées and Spelling tests__A reminder that

**dictées**will take place every

**Tuesday**while

**Spelling tests**will take place on

**Thursdays**.

__Math Project on Patterns:__Students are currently working in class on a Math Project where they need to create their own patterns and solutions as well as a mathematical problem based on patterns. This assignment is to be completed in class.

**Social Studies quiz**

**on Wednesday, October 2.**

By class vote, we have decided to change the date to Wednesday October 2, in order not to have the dictée and Social Studies Quiz on the same day.

*Attached below is a study guide to help students prepare for the quiz.*

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Our first

Please find the spelling words under the spelling section on this website.

__spelling____test__has been postponed. It will take place on Thursday, September 26.Please find the spelling words under the spelling section on this website.

**MATH -**__Test 1__**- On patterns: Friday, September 20, 2013****Students have received a pre-test on Tuesday, September 17 to prepare them for the test. We have gone over the answers in class. The math test will be similar to the pre-test.**