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Week of February 6 – 10, 2023

Hello Grade Five Families! I hope that you all enjoyed this first weekend of February! Last week the students were able to experience two special days of the Catholic Church. On Thursday we [...]

Week of January 30 – February 3, 2023

Hello Grade Five Families! I hope that you have all had a wonderful weekend! We had such a glorious day for our second ski day at Grouse Mountain on Friday! Our next ski day is just around the corner [...]

Week of January 23 – 27, 2023

Hello Grade Five Families! In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus calls His apostles to give up their lives to follow Him. I was privileged to hear a homily today about how we are all worthy of [...]

Week of January 16 – 20, 2023

Hello Grade Five Families! I hope that you all had a wonderful week. Today for Black Excellence Day the Grade 5 class heard about holy people who are saints or on their way toward sainthood as well [...]

Week of January 9 – 13, 2023

Hello Grade 5 Families! Happy Epiphany! Let us all follow the example of the Wise Men this year to seek Jesus everyday and show that He came to Earth for everyone. Skiing on Friday! Please carefully [...]

Week of January 3 – 6, 2023

Hello Grade Five Families! Happy New Year! May 2023 be a year of faith, joy and peace for all of you as we rejoice in the love of the Lord renewed for us during this Christmas season. I hope that [...]

February

Areas of Study: the Paschal Mystery and the Mass (until Ash Wednesday) Open Parachute = “Anger, Family Violence, and Creating Systems of Support” immigration and citizenship the human body and how organ systems interact with each other and the environment whole numbers to 1,000,000 (expanded notation, computation, rounding etc.) and moving onto multiplying and dividing […]

January

Areas of Study: the Paschal Mystery and the Mass Open Parachute = “Bullying and Addictive Behaviours” immigration and citizenship finishing some learning about simple machines beginning our learning about the human body whole numbers to 1,000,000 (expanded notation, computation, rounding etc.) novel study = “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (figurative language, vocabulary development, character study, […]

December

Areas of Study:  Advent whole numbers to one million (to be continued in January) opinion paragraph writing the electoral process (as explored through our class pet project) federal government simple machines (ending with a closing project to build a marshmallow launcher for their Grade One buddy) Supporting Learning at Home: spelling will resume in January […]

November

Areas of Study:  saints and the process of canonization review of the liturgical seasons as we prepare for and begin the season of Advent Open Parachute ~ worries and resilience spelling and word morphology paragraph writing ~ opinion, informative, and narrative whole numbers ~ to 1,000,000, estimation, estimation strategies to add, place value the structure […]

October

Areas of Study the rosary our relationship with God through creation and signs of God’s presence problem-solving and decision making strategies using RACES (restate/answer/cite/elaborate/summarize) as a guide for answering questions in a paragraph using personal experience and knowledge to make and elaborate on personal, text, and global connections to the morals in fables the roles […]

September

Hello! As I mentioned at “Meet the Teacher Night” this is a modified/less detailed version of how the curriculum and homework for each month will be shared. At this time, homework is meant as an opportunity for the students to gather or expand their knowledge of topics that we at exploring at school. Areas of […]