mercredi, le 3 mai


Today in math we reviewed the multiplication strategy presented in lessons 4 and 7 before moving on to lesson five which focuses on estimating products.  In this lesson students are expected to be able to know when and how to estimate.  I explained to the class that sometimes an estimation is sufficient if it answers the question being asked. We did several examples on the board and I spent a large part of the class answering any questions that the students had.  For independant practice the class was assigned exercises 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 on page 323.  This will need to be completed for homework since we ran out of class time before music.

The class had music this morning.

In language arts, the class completed a reading comprehension exercise.  They were given a short text to read independantly followed by a series of questions to demonstrate their comprehension of the text.

In French, the class continued with their writing piece.

In science, we read and discussed the difference between natural and artifical light.  We talked about what makes a source of light natural vs artifical.

To end the day, the class had buddy reading with the grade two class!

Please note that your child was given a newsletter on Monday concerning a project we will be doing in class.  Please complete the top portion and return with your child ASAP.

Scholastic flyers went home with your child today.  Orders are due back on Friday, May 12th.  Depending on when the flyers for June arrive, this may be the last book order for this school year!  If the June orders arrive in time for me to place an order to ensure arrivial before the end of the school year, I will do so.  

Tickets are still on sale for our Dinner, Dance and Auction for this Saturday, May 6th.  The last day to purchase tickets has been extended to tomorrow, Thursday, May 4th!

Important dates:

  • May 4th – Oratorical
  • May 6th – A Night Out on the Shore – Dinner/ Dance/ Auction – Tickets are on sale.
  • May 12th – Scholastic orders due
  • May 19th – PD – No school for students

Messages/ Reminders

  • math pg. 323 ex. 3, 4, 5, 6 & 8
  • Please complete and return recipe sheet by Friday!
  • Evaluations signed and returned

À jeudi,

Mme Newman


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