Today we learned about persuasive writing. We learned some tips and tricks in order to write effective persuasive essays! Students constructed figures with rulers, protractors and compasses. Mrs. Gallant will continue to meet with small groups tomorrow. We also made a note in our math journal and had the opportunity to do a variety of Chromebook tasks.
No school on Friday ( job action )
Family History Assignment due Feb 27th
Math Test Feb 26th ( study guide under Current Assignments )
Today we learned how to illustrate objects using triangular dot paper. We practiced drawing 3D figures made from linking cubes. We read an emotional story called “The Butterfly” by Patricia Polacco. Students had French and Dance and we had fun climing at the Guelph Grotto in the gym!
Permission Forms – Chicopee, Grotto, Electronics BYOD
Math – try a few questions for homework if you didn’t finish Page 104 # 1 a,b,c #2 a,b,c #3a and #4 a,b
Work on Family History Interview – Due Feb 27th ……………………………This assignment provides you with the opportunity to interview a family member about three generations of your family’s history (the family member you interview, as well as his or her parents and grandparents).
Today we reviewed how to write a paragraph for our “Weekend News”. We practiced editing for puncutation and ending with a feeling statement to ‘tie it all together’! We had a presentation from Officer Murphy.
Today we had a ‘finish up’ block. We practiced our reading comprehension strategies and met with an author over Skype.
We wrote in our math journals and reflected on why it’s important to name angles. We worked on a task about estimating and finding angles in real life examples. We also practiced a ‘grounding’ technique during meditation to help us improve our mindfulness.
A busy start to our week! This morning we explored our new monthly mantra, “Feedback is a GIFT … ACCEPT IT!” We practiced giving each other process praise, rather than ‘person’ praise. We drew Hello Kitty to help reinforce this concept.