Monthly Archives: February 2015

Box inquiry

I received some new consumables and a few of my students saw the empty boxes and eagerly asked if they could have the boxes. I put out a few boxes and some students created while others glanced across the room. … Continue reading

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Pink Day

Today marked the official end of our collection of acts of kindness throughout our school. However, we have seen a shift in the students’ understanding of what it means to be kind and why we need to be kind to … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year

This week we learned about Lunar New Year. We read a few stories, watched some clips and discussed similarities between New Year’s Eve and Chinese New Year. We also noticed how food, family and decorations play a role in many … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing!

We had the wonderful opportunity to try snowshoeing. A fellow teacher booked snowshoes from the Outdoor Center. ┬áThe children were able to experience snowshoeing in our yard. We went out in small groups and students could stay out as long … Continue reading

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Counting Acts of Kindness

Our class is very active in gathering the number of acts of kindness in our school. The students collect the numbers and then in class we find ways to tally the numbers and enter the numbers on the website. Here … Continue reading

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Procedure reading

Students need to be aware of different types of text. There are different things to consider when reading non fiction texts, recipes and procedures verses reading a narrative. We are talking about directionality, numbering in text and the use of … Continue reading

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Blending of colours

In today’s Art lesson we learned that if white is added to a colour, the colour becomes lighter. If black is added to a colour it becomes darker. The children explored different shades of red. We will continue to explore … Continue reading

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