Grade 6's blog

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

I hope you get an opportunity to enjoy this beautiful weather. Hopefully tomorrow's track meet will be a sunny day for the students. Fingers crossed!!!

Homework for the weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes every day

2. Book Club: 4 students

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pgs. 194-195 #6,7,8 (due Monday)

2. Quiz: Unit 5 Lesson 1-3 (Monday)

3. Extra Practice 3 - complete sheets (due Monday)

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Worksheet: Ma communauté - research exact numbers (due Thursday)

SCIENCE:

1. Sign quiz (due Monday)

2. Complete questions #1-7 on the Excretory System (due Monday)

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Complete worksheet on Poverty (due Thursday)

REMINDERS:

1. St. Paul/St. Joe's Track Meet - 9:00-1:30 (Friday, April 28)

2. Richmond Zones Track Meet - Tues. May 2. See PE Blog

3. Jeans Day: Thurs. May 4 to support BC Children's Hospital

4. Pro D Day - Friday, May 5 (No School)

Enjoy the evening!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

Happy Easter! We hope you enjoyed the long weekend. We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow as we celebrate your child's successes throughout term 2.

Homework for the weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes everyday

2. Book Club: April 25 (bring materials)

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pg.173 #1, 2 due Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Présentations: Vive l'Amitié! Tues. April 25

SCIENCE: 

1. Key Terms on yellow cards (see BC Science pg.22)

2. CYU pg.22 complete #'s 1a) b), 2, 3 (glue down plant cell picture) #5 Apply (research is required 5-10 sentences), #6 Critically Thinking (Research is required 5-10 sentences)

3. Cell City Map labelled and coloured 

4. Quiz: review all parts of a cell - know how to draw and accurately label a plant and animal cell (you will have to do one of these for sure on your quiz and respond to some questions).

5. All of the above work is due on Monday

REMINDERS:

1. April 17: Team Spirit Day - wear a jersey from your favorite professional sports team

Enjoy the evening,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

We had a great first week back from March Break. The students have been working really hard. We had a lively discussion during Socials classes these past few days. 

Homeork for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes

RELIGION:

1. Work on your Lent Promises

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete worksheet # 4, 5, 6 (due Monday)

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Le brouillon: les qualités d'un bon ami (due Tuesday)

2. Binder collection is on Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. CYU pg.14 # 1,2,4,5,6 and key terms.

2. Review characteristics of living things for a quiz on Monday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Complete LM1-11/1-12 both due Tuesday

REMINDERS:

1. Lent Boxes

2. Mind Maps on Pablo Picasso due Monday

3. Math Spiral notebooks due Monday

4. Draft a portrait for your art assignment - colour it in. Look in your craft box and find different textures to help you create something interesting. Bring to school for Wednesday.

Enjoy the weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

We had so much fun testing out our rocket racers this week. We made some adjustments by making them lighter or faster. Two groups had success in making their racers go over 6 metres. Bravo les amis!

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes

2. Good copy of Dialogue typed or written (due Tuesday)

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pg.213 #6 and 7 (due Monday)

2. Show What you Know pg. 240 #1 and 2 (due Monday)

SCIENCE:

1. Summary of Newton's Second and Third Law of Motion and how it applies to our rocket racers (due Monday)

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Come with researched information on your category - Why Can't They Vote? (due Tuesday)

Make sure references follow proper procedure. Refer to your handouts.

REMINDERS:

1. Random Acts of Kindness every day 

Enjoy the weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The week has come and gone so fast. I'm excited to see them perform their skit for French 'Le Nouvel Ami'. I've seen alot of effort put into memorizing their lines. Bravo les amis!! 

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes everyday

2. Storytelling - Tues. Feb. 28

RELIGION:

1. Practice for Lent Masses

 

MATHEMATICS:

1. Bring a protractor for Monday

2. Attributes of 3 types of triangles

3. pg.201, 202 #1-5 due Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Memorize skit for Le Nouvel Ami. Presentations are Tuesday Feb. 28

2. Joseline and Ethan bring skateboard on Monday; Nadya and Trevor bring scooter on Monday. Merci!

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Advantages and disadvantages of Canada and Saudi Arabia - due Tues. Feb. 28

REMINDERS:

1. Lent Mass is Wed. March 1 at 11:00

2. Thurs. March 2 - daily lenten masses start at 8:15. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Enjoy the weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Gr.6 Families,

What a busy week it has been. The students are having so much fun making their rocket racers. I wonder how far they will go. 

Homework for the weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes

2. Memorize your lines for Speech arts on Monday

MATHEMATICS:

1. Protractors for Monday

SCIENCE:

1. With your partner work on the following parts regarding the Scientific Method: Question, Hypothesis, Prediction, Materials (Items, Quantity), Procedure (Step by step) - due Monday

REMINDERS:

1. Pink shirt day is Wed. Feb. 22

Enjoy the incredible weather!!

Warmest regards,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

 

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students started the beginning of the week with a fun Science workshop entitled: Newton in the park. The students were put into different groups and had an opportunity to create their own roller coasters. We were all laughing and cheering with great enthusiasm to see if the marble would land in a cup of water.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes

2. Read story over with expression: Round 1 #1-16 (Monday); Round 1 #17-31 (Wed.)

MATHEMATICS:

1. Sign test - Mon.

2. Five types of angles - memorize for Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Une courtepointe de mon amie: Présentations lundi. Memorize your 3 lines.

SOCIALS:

1. Review Youtube video on Tony Buzan Mind mapping. Mind map pg. 10-11 from Socials textbook (Global Issues and Governance). Use lots of colour. For the boys that left early for the basketball custodio - tape 2 sheets of 8.5 x 11 together. Due Monday

REMINDERS:

1. Wed. Feb. 8 - Dismissal 12 noon (due to water shut off)

2. February 9 and 10 - Catholic Educators Conference (no school)

3. February 13 - Family Day (no school)

4. February 14 - Valentine's Day (wear red and white)

Enjoy the snowy weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

It was wonderful to see such joyfulness as we celebebrated St. Paul's Feast Day on Wednesday. 

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes

2. Book for Speech Arts - due Monday

3. Persuasive Essay - due Monday

4. Read story over with expression - due Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Complete worksheet on Gabriel et Évangéline - due Monday

SCIENCE:

1. The Great Ball Drop - complete question. See Youtube video: A Moment of Science - due Monday

SOCIALS:

1. Charter of Rights and Freedoms draft - due Monday

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. Feb. 1 to 3 - Scholastic Book Fair

2. Feb. 9 and 10 - No school (Pro-D)

3. Feb. 13 - No school (Family Day)

Gung Hay Fat Choy to families celebrating Chinese New Year this weekend.

Warmest regards,

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

I've noticed that a lot of students, teachers and our principal have definitely caught a some kind of flu bug. Please rest up, stay warm, wash your hands and get bettter.

Homework for this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes every night

2. Persuasive essay: Introduction: 5 sentences; Paragraph 2: 10 sentences; Paragraph 3: 10 sentences - due Tuesday, January 24

MATHEMATICS:

1. Unit 3 Test - Wed. Jan. 25

2. Review sheet is due on Tues. Jan. 24

SCIENCE:

1. Review parts of the Scientific Method

SOCIALS:

1. Finish up your write up for Your Choice! Your Voice! Due Tues. Jan. 24

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. St. Paul Feast Day Celebration is Wed. Jan. 25. 

2. Mass is at 11:00 on Wed. Jan. 25. Join us if you can.

3. Dress Down Day: Friday, Jan. 27. Wear something warm and cozy.

Enjoy skiing on Monday!!

Happy weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

Weekly Update

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

Homework for the weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes everyday

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pg. 111 #1-8. Due Monday

SCIENCE: 

1. Complete questions on the Solar System. Due Monday

SOCIALS:

1. Complete questions on Investigate: What is Governance (6 questions). Cite your resources.

FRIENDLY REMINDERS:

1. Mobile Reflection is due on Wednesday (write or type)

Stay warm and enjoy the weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin