Grade 6's blog

Weekly Update

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

I hope you get a chance to enjoy the snow with your children this weekend. The grade 6's are outside right now with their kindergarten buddies making snowmen. What fun!!!

Tnings to do this weekend:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes every day

MATHEMATICS:

1. Practice multiplication and division drills on Edmodo for 15 minutes every day

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Practice Être for Tuesday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Bring local paper on Thursday (BC Catholic or Richmond News)

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. Christmas concert - Tues. Dec. 13. Students should be at school at 6:20 pm.

2. Dress down day Friday, Dec. 16. Wear your Christmas sweater, red or green clothes. No donation is required.

3. Noon dismissal on Friday, Dec. 16

Enjoy the snowy weekend!!!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students have been busy working on their technology project over the last few days. I am really pleased with their hard work. Make sure they take some time to practice presenting their research with good expression.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read for 30 minutes every day

MATHEMATICS:

1. Practice mulitiplication and division drills on Edmodo and on take home paper. Be ready for Tuesday

2. Quiz - one step Equation (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) on Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Write the song être as best you can. Due Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. Use cue cards to write 3 important points or interesting facts on technology project and reflection part.

2. Practice in front of the mirror or in front of your favorite stuffed animal. Use lots of expression. Refer to rubric.

3. You are the expert on your topic. Show me that you know a lot of information. Presentation is Monday

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. Costumes for play is due Dec. 5. Please put costumes in a plastic bag with name on bag.

2. Gifts for "The Living Room" is due on Wed. Dec. 7.

3. Cut out ART shapes for Wed.Dec. 7.

Enjoy the weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

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Weekly updates

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students have had a busy day today writing some good paragraphs for their technology project. I am very pleased to see them asking good questions.

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes each night

MATHEMATICS:

1. Practice multiplication and division drills on Edmodo for 15 minutes

2. Study 11, 12, 13 multiplication tables on Edmodo for Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Les mots croisés due Tuesday

2. Projet: Les Traits de Personnalité - fine-line and colour for Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. Finish 10 sentences for your paragraphs in draft format

2. Complete Reflection questions 10 sentences for each paragraph: 2 paragraphs in total

3. Edit all work

4. Type your paragraphs, reflection questions for Monday. Think about how you want to display it on your poster if that's your choice of communication.

5. Type Bibliography on a separate paper. Follow the correct format (use handout given in class)

6. Bring all typed out information to school on Monday, poster paper, drawings, or diagrams are also due on Monday

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. Three Way Conference - Friday, November 25 (no school)

2. Mobile Maker: nga.gov due Wednesday

3. Stencil circle (if you have) and pliers for Wednesday

Enjoy your weekend,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students watched a play entitled Land of Trash put on by the Green Thumb Theatre. We are reminded to always take care of our land and to appreciate its beauty.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read for 30 minutes every night

MATHEMATICS:

1. Practice multiplication and division drills on Edmodo for 15 minutes. Test Monday

SCIENCE:

1. Come with researched facts about your technology in point form. Save onto Word or Pages or use draft book. Due Monday

2. Keep track of bibliographies used

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. School Mass: Wed. Nov. 23 at 11:00

2. Advent Assembly: Thurs. Nov. 24 to bless class wreaths. Join us if you can at 9:00

3. Three Way Conferences: Friday, Nov. 25

4. Primary/Intermediate Choir: Check PE/Music Blog

5. Ski Form due Thursday

Enjoy the weekend,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The children have worked very hard finishing off their Socials Mapping Project, practicing the verb Avoir and reviewing the golden rule for math vocabulary: what you do to one side, you must do to the other.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes every night

2. Suspense Story good copy, typed due Nov.16. See Edmodo for Rubric.

MATHEMATICS:

1. Continue to review multiplication and division drills on Edmodo for 15 minutes. Quiz Wednesday

2. Complete 2 math definitions for Tuesday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Quiz sur AVOIR Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. Look through technology books for science

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. No school Nov.11 (Rembrance Day) and Nov. 14 (Pro-D day)

2. Photo retake Thurs. Nov.17

3. Colour Christmas cards for Wednesday

4. Primary/Intermediate Choir - see PE/Music blog

Enjoy the long weekend!!!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students have had a very busy week with Halloween, projects and tournaments. 

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes

MATHEMATICS:

1. Practice multiplication and division facts on Edmodo for 15 minutes

2. Test Unit 1 Lessons 1-6 on Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Review AVOIR for Tuesday

2. Les filles finish off les cheveux worksheet for Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. Read Mount Rainier handout and come with questions for Monday. Put answers on loose leaf paper.

2. Bring technology books and research papers for Monday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Compass rose worksheet due Tuesday

2. Complete your part of Socials Geography Project for Tuesday

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

No school Nov. 11 (Remembrance Day) and Nov.14 (Professional Day)

Remembrance Day Assembly Nov.10 at 10:45 please join us

Intermediate Choir see PE/Music blog for updates

Enjoy the weekend,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

It is evident that the children have worked very hard on their Extreme Environment models. I can definitely see lots of learning, fun and a sense of accomplishment.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read for 30 minutes each day

MATHEMATICS:

1. Practice your multiplication and division drills on Edmodo for 15 minutes

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Complete Halloween worksheet for Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. Get some books on technology and Extreme Environments other than space for Monday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Complete time zones worksheet for Tuesday

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. Come dressed in costume or in black and orange on Monday. Bring a twoonie for our sponsor child Thomas. See Thursday's newsletter for more details regarding Halloween costumes.

2. Created by Kids Artwork is due Wednesday, November 2. Money raised will go to Catholic charities.

3. Intermediate Choir - see PE/Music blog

4. Lifetouch photo retakes - Thurs. Nov. 17

5. Friday will be a pizza lunch for bringing in the most money for Walkathon. Please let me know if the children have any dairy allergies.

Enjoy the weekend,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students have a busy weekend finishing off their science projects. A little bit every day will ensure good work. Let ideas perculate over the next few days.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes every day

RELIGION:

1. Have a World Intention ready for Monday

MATHEMATICS:

1. Practice Edmodo multiplication and division drills (15 min.) for Monday

2. Complete pg.14, 15 #2, 3, 4, 5 and Reflect for Monday

3. Sign Math test for Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Practice and memorize La Comptine des Amis for Tuesday. Know your actions and bring play clothes for presentation.

SCIENCE:

1. Type KWL charts and bring to class on Monday

2. Type Venn diagram and bring to class on Monday

3. Finish 3D Model and make a tag for name - bring to class on Thursday

4. Complete hamburger draft for extreme environment and bring to class on Monday

5. Complete draft on paragraphs and bring to class on Monday

6. Complete bibliography draft for Monday

7. Title page can be printed at school on Monday if you do not have coloured ink in your home computer

REMINDERS:

1. Walkathon Assembly - Friday, October 28

2. Dress Down Day - Monday, October 31

Enjoy the weekend,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students have had a busy week with all the wonderful learning happening with Math, Language Arts, Le Français, Socials, Science and Art.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read for 30 minutes

2. Prepare questions for discussions on Monday

MATHEMATICS:

1. Practice Edmodo Drills - multiplication and division for Wednesday

2. Math Test on Monday. Review Problems

3. Extra Practice 5, 7 #1-3 due Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Review La Comptine des Amis for Tuesday

ART:

1. Line Art draft is due Wednesday

SCIENCE:

1. Work on your shoebox model

2. Continue researching information on your extreme environment

3. Bring all books for your research on Monday

SOCIALS:

1. Finish Crossword on Latitude and Longitude - due Tuesday

2. Finish worksheet on Latitude and Longitude - due Tuesday

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. School Mass Wednesday, October 19 @ 11:00

Enjoy the weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin