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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

Summative…

We are reaching the end of our unit of inquiry, How We Express Ourselves, and this week we focused on wrapping up our summative projects in preparation for our upcoming unit celebration. We started by sharing with our team our individual interpretation of our respective stories.   After sharing we split up in smaller groups […]

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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
24

Pot of Gold!

We kicked off our week with a fun filled morning with our Grade 5 Learning Buddies doing a “green challenge” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We were pleasantly surprised when we found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! Our literacy blocks are very productive. We are working on vocabulary puzzles for […]

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Mar
17

Eventful Literacy Week!

We began our literacy week with D.E.A.R (Drop Everything And Read). Throughout the week we enjoyed reading our favorite books at various times of the day! We enjoyed going to the black box theater and experiencing The History of Writing so creatively. A special shout out and thanks to Mr. Tommy Beck for sharing with […]

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Mar
10

The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

An important part of our unit is identifying the lessons that stories teach us. During our literacy block we have started a lessons book for all the stories we are reading from Tales from Within the Clouds. This week during our writing time we read a short biography about Dr. Seuss and learned more about […]

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Mar
03

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

We started our week by unscrambling our central idea: People tell stories in various ways to share ideas, teach lessons, and express feelings and beliefs. We also unscrambled our first line of inquiry: Different genres of stories. We then took the “bigger” words that we weren’t sure what they meant, looked up the definitions in […]

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How We Express Ourselves: Story-telling

We kicked off the Lunar New Year celebrating Valentine’s Day! We read the story of Saint Valentine, which led to February 14th being celebrated around the world. We all took some time to write nice messages to each other and they put smile in our hearts. May love always be the force that moves our […]

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Feb
02

Happy New Year! 新年快乐!

What a week! We finished our third unit of inquiry, How We Express Ourselves! We started our week giving the final touches to our class comics! We shared a summary with our classmates! And we took some time to reflect and set up our SMART Goal planner! Getting ready for a great second semester in […]

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