Sunday, December 30, 2012

Looking back on 2012 Part 1

2012 is coming to an end and we are a third of the way through this school year. I wanted to take this time to show some of the amazing and awesome things that the students have worked on so far this year.  I am so proud of all that we have accomplished and can't wait for January 7th when we are back at school.
 - Ms. Nairn

At the beginning of December we made cards to send to classrooms across North America, as well as Australia and Northern Ireland.  This was part of a Project's by Jen project.  The theme this year was snow globes and as you can see students too their time to add detail to their drawings.  The results were great and we have enjoyed receiving cards from the other classes.  Perhaps we will get a few more in the new year.

We have been working alot on writing this term, including writing letters to our university buddies, creating our own stories and to show our understanding of position, in science, writing riddles.  This writing turned into scripts we used to create our voice thread.

Friday, December 28, 2012

The last day of school before Christmas break

Today we went to the moon room for a special assembly.  We got dance Just Dance 4.  It was really fun.  We came back after and went for recess.  Recess was awesome. - Kayleigh
I really like Just Dance 4, especially the first song. - Kohen
We built cars out of boxes, plastecine and lids. - Kylie
On the day of our concert some of us accidentally cracked our glowsticks before it was time to crack them.  My mom could hardly see me because some very very adults were sitting infront of her.  I could not see her either. - Zoe.

Monday, December 17, 2012

First Post in awhile

At music we had a dress rehearsal and the kindergarten's were there with their teachers to watch us.  They clapped. - Davion
Today we went to gym and we played Front Bridge Tag. - Paige
Yesterday we watch a science video about friction.  Friction is when you rub your hands together they get warm. - Sofiya
Yesterday we watched a video that showed us about friction.  Bill was the science guy and he is really funny because he was pulling a rope and then he said "oh this is a lever" and he pulled the lever.  The lever crashed down and then he rubbed his hands together. - Zoe
On the 17th we have our Christmas concert.  I am really excited to see my parents. - Ewan
Yesterday we watched a Bill Nye the Science Guy video and it was funny because Bill rubbed his hands so fast that he set them on fire.  But its not true, it can't really happen. - Jillian
Yesterday we went to our practice for our Christmas concert.  We wear these sparkly headbands.  The grade three students wore costumes. - Kayleigh
Every day we practice our Christmas concert until the Christmas concert happens. - A
We have a Christmas concert with the grade three students and the grade twos. - Brook
At the Christmas concert I am on the tree. - Kaleigh
Yesterday we went to music rehearsal and we watched the grade threes act. - Madison
On Monday we will have our Christmas concert with grade 3's and 2's. - Cole
At gym we played a game called Helicopter. The rope comes around and you jump over it. - Kylie
Today on our Christmas (advent) calendar I dropped my chocolate when I was doing it. - Nathan
We sent Christmas cards to people who visit our blog. - Jearan
One card was a prank from the teacher next door. - Faith
When we sent Christmas cards to other people we got some back. - Vanessa.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

How Living Things Move

 We are learning about how different things move.  Here is our the list we came up with for each type of movement.

How Living Things Move


-          Sea Otter
-          Dolphin
-          Fish
-          Killer Whale
-          Human

-          Tyrannosaurus
-          Wolf
-          Cheetah
-          Human
-          Bear
-          Antelope

-          Kangaroo
-          Bunny
-          Human
-          Frog
-          Wildebeest (Over things)
- Grasshopper

-          Pterodactyl
-          Geese
-          Fly
-          Bird
-          Eagle
-          Flying Squirrel  (glide)

-          Monkey
-          Apes
-          Humans
-          Sloth
-          Gorilla
-          Orangutan

Below is a video we watched yesterday, about 3 dogs being taught how to drive, to show how smart dogs are.  Not the usual mode of movement for a dog.

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