We are excited about our guest tomorrow, Miss World Canada,Tara Teng. Most of you have sent Muffinman your questions about child slavery and human trafficking. I am sure you will have more when you hear her speak and hopefully there will be time for questions. If you haven't had a chance to see her website and read about her accomplishments, please take the opportunity to do so tonight. Click on this link http://tarateng.wordpress.com/
Math test for both grade groups this Thursday. You can prepare by practicing your ch. review.
Gr. 7's pg. 233 #1,2 and worksheet 'test yourself'. Be sure you can explain how to find area on the Lesson 11 practice.
Gr. 6's pg. 285 #1-7
Be sure to complete your math journals so you have all the necessary information updated.
Science - we have our final two presentations tomorrow (I hope) but the groups who have already presented know what they need to do to find more details. Follow the guideline questions on your feedback sheets.
We need the rest of the field trip notices and keep those fundraising forms coming in.
BAKE SALE for Think We fundraiser.
Remember to send your questions for our guest speaker to muffinman.
Science presentations will continue tomorrow
Math 6's pg. 280 #1-5
7's pg. 5.7
Reading: assigned pages and blog with group to expand your knowledge and solve confusions
Field trip notices
Gr. 7 yearbook survey on Ms Van's site.
Miss Tara Teng -former Miss World Canada is coming to speak about human smuggling to the grade 6/7's next Wed. Remember to send muffinman the questions you would like her to address.
Science presentations will continue on Monday
Math 6's perimeter
7's 5.6 area of of circle
Remember your final test will be next Thursday so start reviewing.
(measuring, drawing and classifying angles, area of parallelograms, area of triangles, circumference/diameter, radius (7's), volume, perimeter and solving problems)
Reading 2nd novel (stickies with questions, thoughts, quotes) -part 1 by Thursday, begin blogging with your reading groups (see under LA-curriculum)
Field trip forms
Bake sale Wed.- all items $1-$2
Want to review for your measurement test? Check out the math videos to the right. Start reviewing now for your test next week.
gr. 7's estimate area of a circle
gr. 6's Draw shape on cm paper and find perimeter.
Hmmm...math and art...who knew? See our scale art and tessellations.
Science: Complete group work and be prepared for presentations tomorrow. You will have one final class to get together and do finishing touches.
Track attack tomorrow
Reading: Finish reading today's pages and begin blogging with others who are reading the same novel.
Great ideas today from our author,Lee Edward Fodi!
Science: Work on your group presentations
• talk to each other
• how are you going to teach your classmates?
• be sure you have included all group members' content
• include images, diagrams, etc.
Math: review for measurement test next week, corrections
Field Trip form
PHOTO DAY tomorrow!
Sorry this is late...I was at a workshop after school on blogging. Some of the most thoughtful blogging that I have seen so far has been your novel conversations. Use those to write your final thoughts for novel response 3 which is due tomorrow.
If you have not yet emailed me your checklist for criteria, do that before class tomorrow. I will be asking you to use these checklists in class before submitting your final responses.
** Way to go Div. 2...picking up garbage in the community. You are positive role models for this community.
Math gr. 6's -pg. 276 #2,3 gr. 7's pg. 158-9(worksheet)
Science - continue working together with your group to create a presentation for the class on Friday. You are presenting the answers to the questions you researched as well as fun or interesting facts that you found out. Be sure to include images and your bibliography.
Happy Earth Day! We started our track practice this morning and will have another on Friday so come prepared for outside practice and outdoor gym now that the sun is starting to shine.
Division 2 will be picking up garbage in the community tomorrow as part of our contribution to Earth Day.
Math: grade 6
pg. 272-273 #1-5
pg. 223 #1b),c,d,2,3,5
Science: Be prepared to share your results for your question with your group tomorrow and be ready for next steps in that project.
Reading: Using your criteria sheet, create a checklist on google docs and email it to Ms W tonight. Note: this checklist will be used before you hand in your final reading response which is due Wed. * Be sure to add how you improved from Part 1 and 2.
Continue with your reading conversations. I am very impressed with what I am listening to and reading so far. Keep sharing your understandings and continue to solve confusions before writing your final response.
Math: Grade 7's complete 5.7 for tomorrow
grade 6's: 5.2 is handed in and you should complete your math journal. (triangle-sum of the angles)
Science: Start reading and locate answers to your question for the group project. You have also generated personal questions so go on to answering those when completed.
Division 2 you know how much I love you BUT many of you need to 'step it up' with your responsibilities. This means bring your supplies and ALL work to class each day, complete your homework on time and prepare to have better focus during group work. Science: brainstorm questions about your extreme environment
Math: 6's pg. 269 #7,8
gr. 7's worksheet, corrections
Practice write (3 changes)
Reading: Part 3
Be sure to gmail me your word solving forms.
Continue to blog about part 2, reading responses due tomorrow. Then begin reading part 3.
Assess 2 writes and make 3 promises for change.
Be sure to write what you think the reading conversation learning intention will be.
Science-finish your last question on the sheet and guess (on this post) how the 5 items are connected to our unit.
Math gr. 6 pg.268 #1-3
gr. 7 pg. 214-215 #1-5
Math journal work for both groups
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