Grade 5

Apr
21

Xi’an Field Trip

What a trip! We spend 4 days together in Xian and we loved every minute of it! Reconnecting with the history of our host country China, inquiring, applying the ATL skills plus getting to know each other better and making memories together is PRICELESS! We visited different museums and historic sites… We started at Banpo […]

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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
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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