Grade 6's blog

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

What a great week we had at St. Paul's School. Mrs. Moorehead was pleasantly surprised when her most favorite hockey player Trevor Linden came for a visit. Her reaction was priceless. We all felt her joy.  Fin also added to the excitement of the day. The week ended with a wonderful swim and picnic at South Arm Park. Thank you to all the parents who helped with the food and all of the accoutrements.

Things to do this weekend:

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Quiz on 'er' verbs Tuesday. Know the definitions

2. Cahier pg. 16 Leçon 3 a) b) c) - due Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. Messin' with Mixtures Lab - due Monday

2. Flip book -Parts of a Solution - due Monday

REMINDERS:

1. New Uniform Appointment Booking: June 19-20

2. Human Sexuality Evening: June 20 7pm-9pm

3. Final School Mass - Light of Leadership - Wednesday, June 21 @ 11am

4. Parent Appreciation Breakfast and Fun Day: Friday, June 23 (come hungry)

Happy Father's Day!!

Enjoy the beautiful weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The grade 6 students have selected a design for their hoodies for next year. I can't believe that another year has come and gone far too fast. 

Things to do this weekend include:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read for 30 minutes every day

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Practice les verbes en 'er'

2. Spidermap: les personnes au service de la communauté - due Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. Assignment: Mixtures and Solutions - due Monday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Wellness information to share with partner - due Tuesday

REMINDERS:

1. Monday, June 12: Wear Canucks Apparel over uniform before coming to school on Monday

2. Monday, June 12: Fun Day Crest is due (fine-line only)

3. Friday, June 16: South Arm Pool Year End Picnic

4. Wednesday, June 21: School Mass @ 11:00 Light of Leadership 

5. Thursday, June 22: Special Assembly for Mrs. Melvin's Retirement

6. Friday, June 23: Appreciation Breakfast for parents and Fun Day. Dismissal is at 1:00

Enjoy the lovely weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

The students worked so hard this week finishing off assignments and collaborating with their groups for a Socials presentation. That means that they get to relax this long weekend and get caught up on some much needed sleep and relaxation.

A few things to finish off this weekend includes:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Sign Poetry mark. Bring back both - due Monday

2. Draft of School in 2317 - due Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Sign quiz for Tuesday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Be ready to present on living on $1.25/ day for Tuesday

REMINDERS:

1. No school tomorrow - Pro-D day

2. CISVA Track - June 7

3. June 6 - deadline to submit form to South Arm Park

Enjoy the long weekend!!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

What an emotional assembly we had today as we wished Mrs. Koop a happy retirement. It was wonderful to hear that she will not be leaving us for good. She will volunteer at our school library.

Things to do this weekend:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes every night

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pg. 306 #1-3 due Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Quiz on ALLER Tuesday. Please review.

SCIENCE:

1. Definition worksheet - Mixtures & Pure Substances

2. Properties of Matter Worksheet - find items around the house and answer questions on sheet.

3. CYU pg.136 #2-5. Do some reserach on #5.

4. Key Terms: Homogeneous & Heterogeneous Mixtures

5. Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Mixtures Experiment - all due on Monday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Needs and Wants chart for those who did not submit today - due Monday

REMINDERS:

1. Assembly @ 2:15 on Monday May 29 to present Richmond Zones and Badminton

2. CISVA Track Meet on Wednesday

3. No school on Friday, June 2 - Planning Day for Teachers

Enjoy the beautiful, sunny weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly Updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

What a busy week we have had. Hopefully, the grade 6 class will get some much deserved sunshine along with all the wonderful Vitamin D. We all need to get rid of the coughs, sneezes and sore throats.

Things to do this weekend:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read for 30 minutes every night

2. Positive Thought Song (Line) Group 1 and 2. Due Thursday.

MATHEMATICS:

1. Sign Math Test - due Tuesday

2. Complete pgs. 293-294 #1-7 due Tuesday

SCIENCE:

1. Complete pg. 134 Making Sugar "Disappear" (What Did You Find Out #1-3) - due Wednesday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. Record Needs for one week (can do it on a spreadsheet). For example: Sat. May 20 Groceries at Superstore $110.00. By the end of the week everyting should be totalled to see how much an average family spends on their basic needs.

REMINDERS:

1. Art is due on Wednesday

2. Victoria Day long weekend May 22 - No School

3. Favorite Fictional Character Day - Friday May 26

4. A box of tissues for all our runny and stuffy noses (merci)

Have a glorious long weekend!!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

Wishing all Mother's a full day of rest and relaxation. You totally deserve some pampering for all that you do!!

Things to do this weekend:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read 30 minutes especially books on Mixtures

2. Positive Thought Song (Line) Group 1

3. Picture for poems - due Monday

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pg. 195 #9-13 for Monday

2. Test Unit 5; Review Lesson 3-8 (Monday)

SCIENCE:

1. Review 3 states of Matter for Monday

SOCIAL STUDIES:

1. What is poverty? Definition, drawing, fine-line, colour (LM 3.3 front & back) due Tuesday

REMINDERS:

1. Book write up or drawing for Wednesday

2. Wednesday, May 17 - Mass at 11:00 (please join us)

3. Monday, May 22 - Victoria Day (no school)

4. Friday, May 26 - Favorite Fictional Character day

Enjoy the very special weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

Weekly updates

 Hello Grade 6 Families,

Things to do on this glorious weekend:

LANGUAGE ARTS:

1. Read for 30 minutes every day

MATHEMATICS:

1. Complete pgs. 182, 183 #1-11 (due Monday)

2. Sign test for Monday

LE FRANÇAIS:

1. Complete pg. 3 Ex. A for Tuesday

2. Worksheet on Les Lacs: please identify each water body on the map and colour in the lakes as well as Ontario. Also, identify the stars.

REMINDERS:

1. Pro-D Day is Friday, May 5 - no school

Enjoy the long weekend!

Mrs. Caprilli and Mrs. Melvin

 

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