Today in Grade 5 we are celebrating differences and promoting empathy. We will also learn more about Down Syndrome. We are all wearing crazy socks and being happy that God made us all unique and different.
Grade 5 enjoyed Reading Around the World this week. We studied books from Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. To end the week – everyone came dressed as their favourite book character. Also each student received a Reading Certificate to
Grade 5 completed the lesson on ‘Protecting our Beaches’ at Smith Cove. We also did a beach clean up to help protect this beautiful beach !
During Friendship week we learned more of what it means to be a good friend, Mr Blake visited our class to discuss being ‘quality not quantity’, we did a trust exercise, made bookmarks and read to a kindergarten buddy.
In an Island wide competition Wade won first place for his ‘Revolting Rhyme’. Wade will receive a $50 gift certificate to Books and Books. Well Done Wade !
We had a great time at the STEM fair – exploring robotics, virtual reality and solving puzzles. I think we have a few budding scientists in this group !
We are excited to start reading Pax by Sara Pennypacker next week as we begin Global Read Aloud 2016. This will run for 6 weeks and as we read the novel and complete various activities connected to this book, we
Today – 13th Sept 2016 – is 100 years since Roald Dahl was born. Check out www.roalddahl.com for more information on this wonderful author. Today in class we had fun describing dreams, eating some treats and watching a ‘puffin virtually’
Grade 5 decided to say THANK YOU to their family for all their help this year – by serving them breakfast. It was a lovely time !