Grade 6's blog

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students started the beginning of the week with a fun Science workshop entitled: Newton in the park. The students were put into different groups and had an opportunity to create their own roller coasters. We were all laughing and cheering with great enthusiasm to see if the marble would land in a cup of water.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes

2. Read story over with expression: Round 1 #1-16 (Monday); Round 1 #17-31 (Wed.)

MATHEMATICS:

1. Sign test - Mon.

2. Five types of angles - memorize for Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Une courtepointe de mon amie: Présentations lundi. Memorize your 3 lines.

SOCIALS:

1. Review Youtube video on Tony Buzan Mind mapping. Mind map pg. 10-11 from Socials textbook (Global Issues and Governance). Use lots of colour. For the boys that left early for the basketball custodio - tape 2 sheets of 8.5 x 11 together. Due Monday

REMINDERS:

1. Wed. Feb. 8 - Dismissal 12 noon (due to water shut off)

2. February 9 and 10 - Catholic Educators Conference (no school)

3. February 13 - Family Day (no school)

4. February 14 - Valentine's Day (wear red and white)

Enjoy the snowy weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

It was wonderful to see such joyfulness as we celebebrated St. Paul's Feast Day on Wednesday. 

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes

2. Book for Speech Arts - due Monday

3. Persuasive Essay - due Monday

4. Read story over with expression - due Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Complete worksheet on Gabriel et Évangéline - due Monday

SCIENCE:

1. The Great Ball Drop - complete question. See Youtube video: A Moment of Science - due Monday

SOCIALS:

1. Charter of Rights and Freedoms draft - due Monday

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. Feb. 1 to 3 - Scholastic Book Fair

2. Feb. 9 and 10 - No school (Pro-D)

3. Feb. 13 - No school (Family Day)

Gung Hay Fat Choy to families celebrating Chinese New Year this weekend.

Warmest regards,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

I've noticed that a lot of students, teachers and our principal have definitely caught a some kind of flu bug. Please rest up, stay warm, wash your hands and get bettter.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes every night

2. Persuasive essay: Introduction: 5 sentences; Paragraph 2: 10 sentences; Paragraph 3: 10 sentences - due Tuesday, January 24

MATHEMATICS:

1. Unit 3 Test - Wed. Jan. 25

2. Review sheet is due on Tues. Jan. 24

SCIENCE:

1. Review parts of the Scientific Method

SOCIALS:

1. Finish up your write up for Your Choice! Your Voice! Due Tues. Jan. 24

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. St. Paul Feast Day Celebration is Wed. Jan. 25. 

2. Mass is at 11:00 on Wed. Jan. 25. Join us if you can.

3. Dress Down Day: Friday, Jan. 27. Wear something warm and cozy.

Enjoy skiing on Monday!!

Happy weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

Weekly Update

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

Homework for the weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes everyday

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pg. 111 #1-8. Due Monday

SCIENCE: 

1. Complete questions on the Solar System. Due Monday

SOCIALS:

1. Complete questions on Investigate: What is Governance (6 questions). Cite your resources.

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. Mobile Reflection is due on Wednesday (write or type)

Stay warm and enjoy the weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

 

Weekly Update

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful Christmas season with family and friends. We need to be thankful for all of our many blessings as we begin a new year.

Things to do this weekend:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes everyday

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pg.101 #1-5 due Tuesday

SOCIALS:

1. Complete worksheet LM1-4 (both sides) - due Tuesday

2. Complete worksheet on Investigate: What is Governance? #1-3 - due Tuesday

Enjoy skiing on Grouse Mountain on Monday. Stay warm.

Have a restful weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

 

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