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Saturday, November 18

  1. page S. Salmon edited ... {images.jpg} Grade 5-8 Choir ... Day 6, period 1. at lunch recess. Extra practices tak…
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    Grade 5-8 Choir
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    Day 6, period 1.at lunch recess. Extra practices take place at lunch recessesduring the month of a performance in preparation
    The choir performs at various venues including: Remembrance Day Services, Christmas Concert, Gladstone Music & Arts Festival, and Spring Concert.
    Conductor: Susan Salmon / Accompanist: Sherry Hanna
    Grade 1 FrenchFrench {tinyeiffel.jpg}
    French

    Although I do not teach French this year, I am keeping the links for those who would like to connect to some good websites.
    French
    is taught at least three periods per cycle for Grade 1.cycle.
    All students are expected to speak French during class.
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    is incorporated in Grades 1 using gestures,
    Activities in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in French are part of each class. Special holidays and cultural events are observed as well in French.
    Suggested French Websites: {french.jpg}
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    10:03 pm

Friday, November 3

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Monday, December 5

  1. page T. Morrison-Meyers edited The students are starting to prepare for the Spring Concert that is in May. As well we are getti…

    The students are starting to prepare for the Spring Concert that is in May. As well we are getting very close to our term two reports. Hope to see many parents on parent teacher night.
    Language Arts:
    {LA.jpg} The students are working on a layered Curriculum Poetry Unit. As well they are working on daily reading responses and their spring play.
    Layered Curriculum resource:
    Kathie Nunley
    Grade Eight Math:
    The grade eight students are working on a new Math Project called Tin Man which is all about surface area.
    {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx}
    {Vacation Time Assignment.docx}
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    http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html ​ Math Dictionary
    Science:
    {Science.jpg} ​We are just finishing up our Cells unit and will be performing a pig heart dissection next week.​Body Systems
    Social Studies:
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    We are currently working on
    Ancient Greece.History
    Grade Seven Math:
    The grade seven students are working on a new Math Project called Shopping Spree.
    {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx}
    {Vacation Time Assignment.docx}
    {Copy of Copy of item cost sheet vacation time.xls}
    {Math shopping spree.docx}
    {Math shopping spree rubric.xls}
    {Math Copy of item cost sheet shopping spree.xls}
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    Mathlinks
    http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html
    Math Dictionary
    Grade's Seven and Eight
    Six Art:
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    We are currently working with charcoal and chalk. With these we are drawing portraits of famous artists.
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    10:56 am

Wednesday, January 20

  1. page T. Morrison-Meyers edited {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx} The The students are ... that is …
    {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx} The
    The
    students are
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    that is March 25th.in May. As well
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    teacher night.
    Language Arts:
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    working on Magazine Project wherea layered Curriculum Poetry Unit. As well they are creatingworking on daily reading responses and writing their own magazine.spring play.
    Layered Curriculum resource:
    Kathie Nunley
    Grade Eight Math:
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    Project called Vacation Time.Tin Man which is all about surface area.
    {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx}

    {Vacation Time Assignment.docx}
    {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx}
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    {Math shopping spree rubric.xls}
    {Math Copy of item cost sheet shopping spree.xls}
    {Math.jpg} We are working on positive and negative integers, word problems and Mental Math.
    Mathlinks
    http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html ​ Math Dictionary
    Science:
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    ​We are working injust finishing up our third Unit on Optics.Cells unit and will be performing a pig heart dissection next week.
    Social Studies:
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    on Ancient RomeGreece.
    Grade Seven Math:
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    Project called Vacation Time.Shopping Spree.
    {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx}
    {Vacation Time Assignment.docx}
    {Copy of Copy of item cost sheet vacation time.xls}
    {Math.jpg} We are working on Circles, word problems and Mental Math.{Math shopping spree.docx}
    {Math shopping spree rubric.xls}
    {Math Copy of item cost sheet shopping spree.xls}
    {Math.jpg}

    Mathlinks
    http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html
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    Grade's Seven and Eight Art:
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    We are painting trees andcurrently working on children's books illustrators biographies. As well as painting ceiling tiles depicting the artists work in the students interpretation..with charcoal and chalk. With these we are drawing portraits of famous artists.
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    11:48 am

Monday, October 5

  1. page S. Salmon edited ... Kindergarten to Grade 5 Music {$-notes2tn.gif} Music is taught to all classes three periods …
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    Kindergarten to Grade 5 Music {$-notes2tn.gif}
    Music is taught to all classes three periods per cycle.
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    incorporating singing, playing instruments, listening,
    Students take part in performances including: Christmas Musical (Drama, Chorus, Choreography) and Gladstone Music & Arts Festival (Choir, Orff, Action Songs)
    Beginner and Junior Band
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    on Days 1, 2, 3,2 & 4 (3 periods per cycle to Gladstone students and two(two hours per cycle for PlumasGladstone, Plumas, and Langruth
    Students take part in performances including: Christmas Concerts, Gladstone Music & Arts Festival, Spring Concert, and Year End Band Concert.
    Suggested Music Websites:
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    Choir takes place on Day 6, period 1. Extra practices take place at lunch recesses in preparation for performances.
    The choir performs at various venues including: Remembrance Day Services, Christmas Concert, Gladstone Music & Arts Festival, and Spring Concert.
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    Sherry Hanna / Guitar: Theresa Morrison-Meyers
    Grades

    Grade
    1 & 2 French {tinyeiffel.jpg}
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    cycle for Grades 1 and 2.Grade 1.
    All students are expected to speak French during class.
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    Grades 1 & 2 using gestures,
    Activities in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in French are part of each class. Special holidays and cultural events are observed as well in French.
    Suggested French Websites: {french.jpg}
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    1:42 pm

Tuesday, May 5

  1. page T. Morrison-Meyers edited The {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx} The students are Language Arts:…
    The {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx} The students are
    Language Arts:
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    working on a variety of readingMagazine Project where they are creating and writing assignments. They just finished their second unit in grammar. They are currently working on a Layered Curriculum unit on Poetry. They are also busy preparing for the Spring Concert drama production on March 25th.own magazine.
    Layered Curriculum resource:
    Kathie Nunley
    Grade Eight Math:
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    eight students from MacGregor, Plumas, Langruth, and Gladstone our currentlyare working on a new Math ProjectsProject called The Pinecreek Shopping Spree. Their resources for this project are below.Vacation Time.
    {Vacation Time Assignment.docx}
    {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx}
    {Copy of Copy of item cost sheet vacation time.xls}

    {Math shopping spree.docx}
    {Math shopping spree rubric.xls}
    {Math Copy of item cost sheet shopping spree.xls}
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    are working in chapter five Surface Area,on positive and negative integers, word problems
    Mathlinks
    http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html ​ Math Dictionary
    Science:
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    in our second unitthird Unit on Fluids..Optics.
    Social Studies:
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    working on biographies for Ancient Greece. Which is tying in nicely with the Olympics.Rome
    Grade Seven Math:
    {Math.jpg} WeThe grade seven students are working on Chapters six and sevena new Math Project called Vacation Time.
    {Vacation Time info sheet computer version Checklist.docx}
    {Vacation Time Assignment.docx}
    {Copy of Copy of item cost sheet vacation time.xls}
    {Math.jpg} We are working
    on adding and subtracting fractions,Circles, word problems
    Mathlinks
    http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html
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    Grade's Seven and Eight Art:
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    We are doing a unitpainting trees and working on perspective.children's books illustrators biographies. As well as painting ceiling tiles depicting the artists work in the students interpretation..
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Wednesday, February 25

  1. page S. Salmon edited ... Band is taught on Days 1, 2, 3, & 4 (3 periods per cycle to Gladstone students and two hou…
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    Band is taught on Days 1, 2, 3, & 4 (3 periods per cycle to Gladstone students and two hours per cycle for Plumas and Langruth students). Beginner Band is a required subject taught to students in their first year of band usually beginning in Grade 6. Junior Band is an optional subject taught to Grade 7 & 8 students in their second and third year in the band program.
    Students take part in performances including: Christmas Concerts, Gladstone Music & Arts Festival, Spring Concert, and Year End Band Concert.
    MusicSuggested Music Websites:
    Music Express

    {jukebox.gif} Classics for Kids
    New York Philharmonic Kidzone
    San Francisco Symphony Kids
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    Creating Music
    PBS Kids Jazz
    Music Express
    Classics for Kids

    Arts Alive
    The Alliance for Arts Education in Manitoba
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    Accelerative Integrated Method (AIM) Language Learning is incorporated in Grades 1 & 2 using gestures, drama, and music.
    Activities in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in French are part of each class. Special holidays and cultural events are observed as well in French.
    Websites:Suggested French Websites: {french.jpg}
    Digital Dialects
    BBC French
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    9:44 am

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