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 Last Week of 'School'-Important Info Jun 22, 2020 10:38 PM

Hello everyone in 6-1 and 6-3:

We will have our last 2 meets this Tuesday and Thursday, as planned...Continuing with review of math and science through Kahoot!.

Here are some important dates

June 24th: Report Cards (online)

June 25th-26th: Any questions about the marks, etc. You can get in touch with me through email: dastvarnik@cbe.ab.ca

Hope you enjoy your last week of online learning in all of your courses. Have a safe and great summer and all the best in the coming year! It's been a pleasure teaching you all (in regular and online environment). 😊

 Week of May 19th through 22nd (Online Learning) May 21, 2020 6:34 PM

REMINDER: The meets are on Tuesdays and Thursdays (10am for 6-3 and 11am for 6-1). If this changes, you will be notified a day in advance and we will reschedule for another day/time.

MATH

-went over the Shape and Space Review Assignment during our meet (solutions are also posted on Google Classroom)

-Transformations Assignment #1 (Logos Mini Project) due on Friday, May 22nd, but an extension of a couple of days is possible, if needed

-Transformations Assignment #2 will be posted on Monday, May 25th (and due the following Monday)

-Upcoming: Notes on the last unit of Data and Probability will be posted on Monday, May 25th (more to come...)

SCIENCE

-went over Flight, Air and Aerodynamics Assignment during our meet (solutions are also posted on Google Classroom)

-review notes/videos on Temperature and Air (posted last week)

-Mini Air Pressure Experiment: Balloon Inside a Bottle will be posted on Thursday, May 21st and due the following Thursday (May 28th); if you have the materials, try the experiment yourself, if not, there are 2 videos included in the document to help you visualize it and then answer the questions that follow

-Assignment (crossword) on Temperature and Air will be posted on Tuesday, May 26th and due the following Tuesday

NOTE: Review material on both math and science will be posted sometimes at the beginning of June (more info to come).

 Week of May 11th through 14th (Online Learning) May 13, 2020 6:32 PM

NOTE: Friday, May 15th is a non-instructional day, so no 'classes' (but you can still email me/post/ask questions on GC).

Monday, May 18th is Victoria Day (Holiday), therefore no 'classes', no posts, etc.

REMINDER: Our meets are on Tuesdays and Thursdays (10am-11am for 6-3 and 11am-12pm for 6-1).

MATH

-New Unit: Transformations (Notes Part I, covering the first 2 topics/lessons, with detailed explanations and examples ARE POSTED on Google Classroom; Notes Part II, covering the next 3 topics/lessons of the unit will be posted on Thursday/Friday...)

-for practice and understanding, do the questions from Lessons 1 and 2 in the textbook

-Assignment #1 on Transformations will be posted on Friday, May 15th and due the following Friday (maybe earlier, if possible)

-on Tuesday, May 19th, during our Meet, we will go over the Shape and Space Review 'Quiz' (and the marks for it will be returned to you before that)

-Upcoming: Projects/Interactive Activities on Transformations will be posted next week sometime (more info in a few days)

SCIENCE

-New Unit: Temperature and Air (notes and videos on air and gases, website link on hot air etc. and quick notes on the definitions and relationships between pressure, density and temperature ARE POSTED on Google Classroom)

-Next week: Assignment on the above material (more info to come on what day, but most likely next Wednesday, May 20th)

-next Tuesday (May 19th)/Thursday (May 21st) during our Meet, we will go over the science 'quiz' on Flight, Air and Aerodynamics, as well as over the Flight, Air and Aerodynamics Unit Assignment (and the marks for those 2 will be returned to you prior to that...)

HAVE A GREAT LONG-WEEKEND! 😃

 Week of May 4th through 8th (Online Learning) May 5, 2020 11:19 AM

REMINDER: Meets are on Tuesdays and Thursdays (with the exception of 6-1, where the Tuesday's meet will be happening on Wednesday, for this week only)

MATH

-go over any questions you might have from Geometry and Measurement Assignment #2 (which was due on May 1st)

-Geometry and Measurement Assignment #3 is due May 6th (or the latest by Thursday, May 7th)-->we will go over any questions/concepts from that on our Thursday's meet

-Wednesday (meet with 6-1): we will go over different questions and concepts from the entire unit of Geometry and Measurement

-New: Geometry and Measurement Unit Review Assignment will be posted on Thursday and due on Tuesday, May 12th

-'Quiz' on Geometry and Measurement will be next week on Wednesday, May 12th (meaning, no 'quizzes' on math this week)

-towards the end of this week, I will post the notes and useful videos on Transformations (next unit in math)

SCIENCE

-Bernoulli's Principle Experiments (5 experiments) is due on Monday, May 4th, but you can have an extra day or 2 to complete it, if you didn't get a chance to do so

-'Quiz' on Flight, Air and Aerodynamics will be this Friday, May 8th (I will post it for 9am-you will have a few hours to submit it)

-we will review some important things/concepts from the above unit during our Thursday's meet, so you can get ready for the so-called quiz (think of it more as a review unit assignment) on Friday

-Next Unit: Temperature and Air-I will post the notes and videos on that unit sometime this week

 Week of April 27 through May 1st (Online Learning) Apr 24, 2020 11:48 PM

REMINDER: Google Meets are on Tuesdays and Thursdays

MATH

-go over Angles and Polygons Quiz 2 during our meet on Tuesday

-go over Assignment 1 (Geometry and Measurement) during our meet on Tuesday

-notes on Geometry and Measurement: Part II (types of polygons) and Part III (perimeter and area) on Google Classroom

-Assignment 2 on the above posted on Monday, April 27th (due the following Monday, May 4th)

SCIENCE

-Air, Aerodynamics and Flight Unit Assignment due on Monday, April 27th

-Bernoulli's Principle Experiments (5 experiments you can do at home and worksheets that come along with it; follow the instructions for each); there are 2 files posted (Info and Glossary, and Experiments); the 3rd file is the actual Worksheet that need to be done for those 5 experiments (fill in the table-observations)-due Monday, May 4th

-Quiz on Air, Aerodynamics and Flight on Friday, May 1st (time will be posted on Google Classroom)

I will update this blog more as we move on...Check Google Classroom posts frequently; if you have any questions, email me (dastvarnik@cbe.ab.ca) or ask on Google Classroom.

 Week of April 20th through 24th (Online Learning) Apr 19, 2020 9:05 PM

REMINDER: Google Meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays (10am-11am for 6-3 and 11am-12pm for 6-1)

MATH

-go over Angles and Polygons Quiz (on Tuesday during our meet)

-there will be another quiz on that same unit, possibly on Friday (April 24th)-->same idea as the previous one (google forms), a couple of hours to complete

-introduction to the new unit: Geometry and Measurement (notes will be posted on Monday)

-assignment for the first 2 topics of Geometry unit will also be posted on Monday (evening)-->due date will be Friday

SCIENCE

-Flight, Air and Aerodynamics-go over some concepts during our meets

-Unit Assignment on the above will be posted on Monday evening (due next Monday, April 27th)

-Reminder: Flight, Air and Aerodynamics Assignment due Monday (April 20th)

 Week of April 13th through 17th (Online Learning) Apr 16, 2020 1:44 PM

REMINDER: Google Meets are happening on Tuesdays and Thursdays (10am-11am for 6-3 and 11am-12pm for 6-1). Attend so you can learn more about the material we are discussing and ask any questions you might have.

MATH

-Review Assignment on Angles and Polygons (due on Monday), go over the answers on Thursday

-Quiz on Angles and Polygons on Friday (will be posted at 9am)

-Review notes, as well as YouTube videos on Angles and Polygons available on Google Classroom (Math)

SCIENCE

-notes and videos on Flight, Air and Aerodynamics (links from Weebly website) are available on Google Classroom (Science)

-use the notes and videos when working on the Flight, Air and Aerodynamics Assignment (due on Monday, April 20th)

 Week of April 6th through 9th (Online Learning) Apr 6, 2020 12:01 PM

Reminder: Friday is a holiday (Good Friday), therefore no 'classes'; however, work will be posted, if needed...

NOTE: My availability is 8:30am-3pm every day (except for holidays and weekends); you can email me or post questions on G.C. about any questions or problems you might have in regards to work. If you need to reach me outside of those hours, you can email me or post questions on G.C. and I'll get back to you within the next 24 hrs.

MATH

-Angles and Polygons Unit: Lessons 1 through 7 (notes, examples and solutions) have been uploaded

-do practice questions (from the textbook), as indicated at the bottom of each lesson (on Google Classroom)

-Assignment: Worksheets 1 through 16 on the entire unit material uploaded today: Due Date is Monday, April 13th

-you can do your work in Google Docs (check post and youtube video on how to submit assignments), in Microsoft Word, or do on a sheet/sheets of paper, then take picture and upload it (turn in) into Google Classroom

-for extra practice, you can do questions from the pdf version of the workbook (uploaded on G.C.) for this unit

SCIENCE

-Flight Unit (lessons will be uploaded on Google Classroom today, Monday, April 6th)

-read those notes, watch the videos and study the vocabulary on lessons 1 through 3

-you can also read the notes on this unit from yourscience6.weebly.com (as per usual)

-a quiz will be announced 3 days before on that particular part of the unit (more to come...)-check G.C. for updates

-you will have one week to complete any assignments (same as math: given on Monday, due next Monday...)

 Codes for students to join the Google Classroom Mar 31, 2020 2:46 PM

If you are a student in 6-1, here are the codes for math and science classes for Google Classroom.

-click on the + sign and choose Join Class

-the code for 6-1 math is: xtucr6l   (last part is l not 1)

-the code for 6-1 science is: ql2fsuu

If you are a student in 6-3, here are the codes for math and science classes for Google Classroom.

-click on the + sign and choose Join Class

-the code for 6-3 math is: apj7dyo

-the code for 6-3 science is: jwr6xru

 Updates for the last week of March before Spring Break Mar 17, 2020 8:31 PM

TO ALL STUDENTS OF GRADE 6 CLASSES:

All classes have been cancelled at this time.  We thank you for your patience as we wait to hear about expectations and timelines.  I thank you for your understanding as we are planning and getting organized and sorted.  As soon as we know more, I will be in touch.

If you haven't handed in your planet projects to me last week, you can upload and share them with me on Google Drive at dastvarnik@educbe.ca

For an update on marks in math and science, please check PowerSchool over the spring break. Thank you.

Ms. D. Stvarnik

 Week of March 2nd through 6th Mar 3, 2020 8:41 PM

MATH 6

-quizzes on plotting points on a Cartesian plan handed back and go over

-Topics 7 and 8 of Patterns and Relations Unit covered (HW: p. 35 #1-5 + Reflect; pp. 38-39 #1-5 + Reflect due on Wednesday)

-Unit Review: pp. 40-41 #1-8 due by Thursday, March 5th

-Patterns and Algebra booklet handed out on Wednesday: for marks, due on Friday, March 6th (we will mark it/go over together in class)

-Mad Min on patterns and relations on Thursday, March 5th

-Upcoming: Unit Test on Patterns and Relations unit on Tuesday, March 10th

SCIENCE 6

-Sky Science notes (refer to yourscience6.weebly.com)

-Planets (book) and 3-D Solar System projects due by Friday, March 6th

-Quiz on Sky Science topics (Our Sun, Earth, Asteroids, Meteors and Comets) on Monday, March 9th

-Upcoming project (next week): constellations, solstice, sundials...connection with science and indigenous perspectives

ART 6/Flex Time

-catch-up time on core subjects (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

-Next project: Art Masterpieces Assignment (to be handed out on Wednesday, due date will be discussed in class)

 Week of February 18th through 21st Feb 20, 2020 7:58 PM

REMINDER: Food Impact is next week (February 24th through 28th). The forms and $25 need to be submitted by Friday, Feb. 21st. MATH 6 -Coordinate Grid (Cartesian Plane)-plotting the points (x,y) in all 4 quadrants (HW: pp. 28-28 # 1-10 + Reflect; Worksheets) -Coordinate Battleship game (to practice plotting the points) -Drawing the graph of a pattern (HW: pp. 31-32 # 1-5 + Reflect) -Quiz on plotting the points on Tuesday, Feb. 25th SCIENCE 6 -Sky Science: read 'Things You Need To Know' on weebly website -Finish Project on Planets (due Friday, Feb. 28th) -Addition to the project: Make a 3-D Solar System (due March 2nd) -Quiz on 'things you need to know' definitions next week (we will talk about when exactly due to Food Impact schedule) ART 6 -Perspective Drawings (due Tuesday, Feb. 25th)  Week of February 10th through 12th Feb 9, 2020 8:00 PM REMINDER: No classes on Feb. 14th, 15th and 17th (due to Teachers' Convention and Holiday on Monday) MATH 6 -continuing with Patterns and Relations unit: Topic 4-using variables to describe patterns, HW: pp. 22-23 # 1-6 + Reflect; Topic 5-plotting points on a coordinate grid, HW: pp. 26-28 # 1-10 + Reflect -Patterns Worksheets (different levels) -Quiz on Patterns and Relations (topics 1-3) on Wednesday, February 12th SCIENCE 6 -continue working on the Planets Project (due February 18th) -Sky Science-things you need to know NOTES (to be handed out on Monday) ART 6/JOURNALING -new project: Perspective Drawings; due date will be discussed in class  Week of January 13th through 16th Jan 13, 2020 6:36 PM Reminder: Thursday, January 16th-TELUS SPARK field trip (all day, back at around 2:30pm) Note: NO SCHOOL on Friday, January 17th (non-instructional day) MATH 6 -Percentage Lessons (lessons 7 and 8) -Extra notes on Percentages and conversion from fraction to decimal to percent to ratio on Google Drive -HW (textbook): pp. 188-189 # 1-13 + Reflect; pp. 192-193 # 1-11 + Reflect -Worksheets on Percentages and conversions -Percentage Quiz on Wednesday, January 15th? -Unit Test on Fractions, Ratios and Percents on Tuesday, January 21st SCIENCE 6 -Footprints lessons and activities -Tire track examination, track measurements, tread lightly activity -Graphology -Quiz on Shoe and Animal Prints coming up next week... ART 6/JOURNALING -Principles of Design Booklet (due date determined in class) -Reflections  Week of Dec. 16th through 19th (last week!!!) Dec 15, 2019 7:52 PM NOTE: Thursday, Dec. 19th periods 6 and 7: go to your homeroom class where you'll be doing some light/festive activities. Locker clean out will be the last half of period 7 that same day (Thursday). NOTE: No classes on Friday, Dec. 20th-enjoy your winter break! NOTE: Activity Day sign-up link (this one should work, the previous one didn't, apparently): https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/swl-activity-day-2020-tickets-84262299807 NOTE: Pizza party will be on Wednesday, Dec. 18th at lunch (make sure you bring$5 ASAP)-moved from Thursday, due to Winter Bazaar.

MATH 6

-hand back fractions quizzes and go over (on Monday); the quizzes need to get signed by the parents and brought back on Tuesday.

-continuing with the unit: Ratios

1. Exploring Ratios (HW: pp. 178-179 #1-11 + Reflect)

2. Equivalent Ratios (HW: pp. 182-183 #1-12 + Reflect)

3. Strategies Toolkit (HW: p.185 #1-2 + Reflect)

-you will be given a math package to work on during the winter break (it will be due on January 7th)

SCIENCE 6

-quiz on solving a crime, etc. on Tuesday, Dec. 17th

-Activity: make your own crime scene (need to bring a shoebox by Tuesday)

-Brain Games (and brain teasers)

-you will be given a science package to complete over the winter break (due on January 7th)

ART 6

-catch up time: Monday and Tuesday-math and science; Wednesday and Thursday-humanities

 Week of Dec. 9th through 13th Dec 12, 2019 10:31 PM

Reminder:

6-3 YouthLink field trip on Friday, Dec. 13th

-formal uniform, bring a snack and a bottle of water

-thanks to the parents who are volunteering for this field trip!

Science 6

-steps in solving a crime

-here is the link for the notes: file:///C:/Users/dastvarniklara/Desktop/Solving%20a%20crime%20NOTES%20teacher.pdf

NOTE: Activity Day sign-up (we need volunteers!) on Dec. 13th at 4pm

-here is the link for the sign-up for volunteers: http://www.tinyurl.com/activityday2020

 SeedSchool links (information fo students and parents) Dec 1, 2019 7:18 PM
 Week of Dec. 2nd through 6th (Open Minds Week) Dec 1, 2019 12:39 PM

All grade 6 classes will be attending the Open Minds program this week. Buses leaving at 8:40am and returning at 3pm (to school).

6-3 will be going to SeedSchool (Mustard Seed). Dress CASUAL, but please dress appropriately for the weather, as we will be walking outside at some point each of the days. Bring lunch, a bottle of water and visual journal/sketchbook with a pencil for each day.

Friday, Dec. 6th: Parents will need to pick the students up from school, as we will be returning at 3pm.

 Update to Thursday, Nov. 28th and Friday, Nov. 29th Nov 27, 2019 4:08 PM

NOTE: Decimals Unit Re-test is moved to Friday, Nov. 29th, instead of Thursday. We will do a review in the math class tomorrow (Thursday) to prep for it.

 Week of November 25th through 29th Nov 24, 2019 6:28 PM

REMINDER: Need volunteers for SeedSchool (Open Minds) for the week of Dec. 2nd through 6th (all day, 9am to 3:30pm). Must have clearance or apply for it (you can get this info at the office), as long as it's in the process, you are good to go.

Volunteers needed for: Dec. 2nd (1 volunteer), Dec. 3rd (2 volunteers), Dec. 4th through 6th (3 volunteers for each day). Thank you to those parents (via students) who said they can come! We need to know ASAP, so that we are actually able to go.

NOTE: 6-3 will be going to Storybook Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 27th for the morning.

MATH 6

-hand back quizzes on fractions (conversions) and go over (Monday)

-Comparing Fractions (Topic 3), HW: pp. 173-175 #1-13 + Reflect (due Tuesday + parent signature)

-4 levels worksheets on comparing fractions (due date discussed in class)

-Exploring Ratios (Topic 4), HW: pp. 178-179 #1-11 + Reflect (due Thursday + parent signature)

-upcoming: Decimals Unit Re-Test on Thursday, Nov. 28th

SCIENCE 6

-continuing with Evidence and Investigation: Being Objective, Using Inference and Deduction, How to Solve a Crime

-activities and videos on the above

-Quiz on being a detective, being observant and being objective on Friday, Nov. 29th

ART 6/Journaling

-Monochromatism project due on Wednesday, Nov. 27th

-Stress Test (Activity 1 + 2), Coping with Stress (Activity 3)

-glue Bingo into Journals

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