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Apr
14

Unit Celebration: How We Express Ourselves

We wrapped up our unit of inquiry How We Express Ourselves: Story-telling with an intimate unit celebration for our parents! For this unit we chose to sing the song Brave, which speaks about raising our voices in a positive way. We “let the words fall out” with positive messages. We were courageous and presented all […]

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Apr
14

Exhibition begins…

Exhibition time is here… we started our process since day 1 in Grade 5 and now it is our turn to use and apply everything that has been part of our journey…We are so ready to present who we are as learners, stay tuned…the best is yet to come! Math is an essential element of […]

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Mar
31

Meeting our Exhibition Mentors and HONK!

What an eventful week we had in Grade 5! We completed our ATL posters, which helped us to guide our inquiry as we organized ourselves to present our proposal for Exhibition to our Mentors! To be able to integrate Math in our Exhibition process we are learning about Statistics. Collecting and analyzing data is an […]

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Mar
17

How the World Works Debate: Energy

We love to start our week with meditation, yoga, and tai chi! Arthur shared his passion about volcanos during his class meeting! Sharing our knowledge and strategies during Math class is a great way to grow in our learning community! We loved working on the final details and our costumes for our debate… Literacy week […]

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Mar
10

Mindfulness

“The real meditation is how you live your life…” -Unknown Practicing mindfulness in our class with Meditation, Yoga and Tai-Chi is a wonderful way to start our week! In life we should strive to improve ourselves, mentally, physically, and  to be a kinder person… just keep flowing! We like spending some time with our Peony […]

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Mar
01

Working together is…How the World Works

What a wonderful week full of fun learning and new experiences! We love our Yoga Mondays! Our mindfulness activities help us to find those resources within ourselves to become more balanced! Working together is very important in our Grade 5 community! Working together in different ways to find common solutions that help us grow as […]

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Feb
22

How the World Works

Welcome Back! What an amazing week back to school after our Chines New Year break! We started our week reconnecting with our learning buddies from Grade 2. Finding our partner who matched our postcards, we had the opportunity to start bonding with our new partners and share our experiences and activities we did over the […]

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Dec
21

Happy Holidays!

We have been working with understanding place value. We have discussed how each digit has a value and this helps us to determine which one is greater, less, or in some cases equal. We focused on using the appropriate symbols and language: greater than, less than, and equal to. We had special guests in our classroom, […]

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Dec
02

Unit Celebration: Personal Histories Museum

We were very excited to prepare our Personal Histories Museum with our very own personal artifacts. We took some time to practice with each other before sharing with our parents. Thank you parents for your support and joining us for our unit celebration. We love having the opportunity to share our learning experiences from the […]

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Nov
25

Happy Thanksgiving!

One of the skills under our math strand operations and algebraic thinking is understanding even and odd numbers. We discussed that even numbers end with 2, 4, 6, 8, or 0, whereas odd numbers end with 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9. We enjoyed playing a game in which we rolled a die to come […]

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