Friday, September 26, 2014

Terry Fox Run and other things

We did arts and crafts with Mrs. Westmacott. - Eliott
We used pastels to colour on a special piece of paper after we were done our name art. - Erika
We used tracers to trace the letters for our name.  We also used construction paper to make backgrounds for our art. - Nyla

We learned a new recorder note in music, E.. - Shaira
We have learned some new songs.  They include Mary Had a Little Lamb and Skin and Bones. - Ella

We went geocaching and found three geocaches. Some of them were in the trees and bushes. - S
A geocache is something that you have find using a GPS (Global Positioning System). - Emma
If you find a geocache don't take it.  If there is something inside to trade, and you have something to trade that is of equal value, you can.  If you don't have anything you could sign it. - Dante

We are donating money for cancer research for the Terry Fox Run.  - Kayla
 Today we are doing the Terry Fox run. - Gaby
We have been counting the money we collect for the Terry Fox Run in math. - Gordie
If we beat our goal of $1600 then we get 80 extra minutes of recess. - Kaden
For every $100 we get 5 minutes of extra recess. - Joyce

We started work on writing for Daily 5.   We are probably going to do it again today.  Everyone was doing their job, being quiet and Ms. Nairn was doing her own writing. - Tristan

We learned some of the colours in French and the days of the week:  Dimanche, Lundi, Mardi, Mercredi, Jeudi, Vendredi, Samedi. - Demitrius

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Help us with our Monster Project

We are looking for Argentina, Myanmar, Russia and England, Taiwan on our maps.  Can you help us by telling us what other countries are close to these ones?

We are participating in a monster project and we need to know a few things:

What is the latitude and longitude for Winnipeg?

What is the average high and low temperature for summer and winter?

We also have to describe monster teeth.  Can you please help us by giving us spooky, scary or gross words that could be used to describe teeth.

Monday, September 22, 2014

A week in Awezmania

We learned about the earth.  We found out where the equator is.  It is at the center of the globe. - S

We did arts and crafts with Mrs. Westmacott.  We got a black piece of paper and then we grabbed different colours of construction paper.  Then we made our background out of those colours.  Next we chose colours we wanted to print our name in.  Finally we could do little decorations. - Kaden

We did dot art because it was International Dot Day. - Johnny

We donated pennies for the Terry Fox Run.  Then we counted them.  In total we collected 541 pennies. - Joyce

We learned how to do plus 9.  We did it with partners, using cards and a whiteboard. - Kayla

We learned about directions: north, south, east and west. - D

We had picture day on Friday.  Some of us wore fancy clothes. -Nyla

Friday, September 12, 2014

A Quick Look at our Class!

We named our classroom Awezmania

We played a four corners game in French.
 We went to grade 4 choir.
Our mad science teacher came.
We learned French in grade 3 and 4.
We are learning new words in French
 We had a school barbeque yesterday.
Our families met our teachers.
We learned new strategies in math.
We went to our first library.
We went to our first music class.

We did our survey about how we are smart.
We learned how to pick a just right book.


Friday, September 5, 2014

A Fun First Week

We did some arts and crafts. - Kayla
We got to play a few games to get to know each other. - Ella
We went to gym and we had a very fun time. - Nyla
We love our classroom. - Demitrius
We did math on white boards. - Erika
We learned new skills in gym. - S
Ms. Hepworth told us that we are able to play recorders even though some of us are in grade 3. - Joyce
We learned what we like and what other people like. - Kaden
We had a lot of fun in our class. - Connor
We like our teacher Ms. Nairn. - Eliott
My friends and I had a good time playing at recess. - Emma
We had fun in music. - Alexa
Ms. Nairn taught us how to sing Happy Birthday in French. - Gaby

Representing ourselves.


Drawing some of our favourite things.


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

A Great First Day Video

We had a great first day in Venus 1.  One of our activities was watching a Kid President.  One kids advice to students and teachers as we begin the year.  Check it out!

Can't Hardly Wait

In one week, I will be meeting our new class of grade 3 students.  I have been working hard to prepare our classroom and get things organize...

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