Week of Sept. 30-Oct.10,2019
List #3 – (Quiz on Oct 4)
1.photosynthesis 2. pistil 3.pollination 4.propagation 5.roots 6.runner 7.seed
8.stem 9. tuber 10. xylem
(Quiz on Thursday Oct.10)
1.Calgary 2.Edmonton 3.Lethbridge 4.Red Deer 5.High Level 6.Fort McMurray
7.Airdrie 8.Okotoks 9.Banff 10.Canmore
Students are beginning the year with Daily 5: learning definitions of new vocabulary, guided reading of grade level fiction and non-fiction text, grammar and handwriting techniques.
Tech. time will include: Epic Books, Literacy sites: Spelling City, Dance Mat typing, Readtheory.
We are reviewing patterning and the link to real world examples. In grade 4 we are making connections with patterns that link to other aspects of math and discussing pre-algebraic terms to further stimulate interest in mathematical thinking. We are also connecting our journalling and diagram work to math and science learning in preparation for our 1 week daily field trip to Telus Spark Science Center in January.
Plants and Plant Growth- seed exploration, parts of plants and vocabulary and how we need plants and their significance to all things on our planet.
Alberta’s regions and mapping. We are preparing to examine in depth the 6 regions of Alberta and our resources, culture and natural environments.