Tuesday, May 30th
Monday we did a Math quiz on Percents, we finished writing it and marking it today.
Students read about electromagnets and electricity.
Wednesday, May 24th
Math
NS77274 (we are working on them in class)  % quiz on Monday.
Monday, May 15th
Students have been doing a lot of practice on % in class. No homework has been assigned over the past 2 weeks. We will be doing our district SNAP on Thursday using percentages.
Tuesday, May 9th
Magnet Lab #3  Done in class with magnets and compasses.
Monday, May 8th
converting fractions to percents  3 practice sheets. No homework, we will continue the practice in class on Wednesday.
PDFs of the practice sheets are attached below.
Thursday, May 4th
We are starting our Electricity unit. Today we played with circuits, wires, lightbulbs, switches and batteries! Our electricity labs will be in class labs that will require attendance in class to complete.
Tuesday, May 2nd
Continue finishing NS770 and started on NS771  Sadies Method of finding % of a number  No homework we will finish the work tomorrow.
Monday, May 1st
Percent we worked on NS770 in class. Finding 10% and 1% of a number. No homework unless you were absent.
Tuesday, April 25th
Science Test Study Day Students are given the terms and content that will be on the test (Thursday, April 27th) to research and study.
Monday April 24th
NS7 6466 Due Wednesday, April 26th  Percents/Fractions/Decimals.
Friday April 21
 We finished working on NS756&57
 Science Poster on the layer of the Grand Canyon is due Tuesday.
Monday, April 17th
We have started our % unit. Today we looked at how the place value of a decimal can help us determine what the fraction is out of 100 and how to find the percent from that. It was a guided lesson today and there was no homework. All work was done in class with the teacher's guidance. (Decimal to fraction PDF and NS756 percents)
Thursday, April 13th
 Mini research project on the Grand Canyon (PDFs are provided below)
 Pick a layer to research  make 2 illustrations which answer the research questions
 Students fill out the research sheet
 Students draw or illustrate the layer and what the earth looked like at that time based on their information.
 Due Next week.
Wednesday, April 12th
 Review of terms from our fossil unit.
 Relative dating review.
 Uncovering the layers of the Grand Canyon  intro video
Thursday, April 6th
Algebra problem solving  Students need to analyze a word problem and create a 2step equation that will solve the problem. Students then solve the algebraic equation they just created.
Students are to do questions 730 on MATHX.NETTwostep_equationsword_problemsintegersmedium pdf below.
Wednesday, April 5th
Smallgroup Algebra problem solving  Students need to analyze a word problem and create a 2step equation that will solve the problem. Students then solve the algebraic equation they just created.
Tuesday, April 4th
2step algebra equations review (PDF is attached)
Monday, April 3rd
review of 1step equations  Due Tuesday, April 4th pdf attached.
Monday, March 13th
2Step Algebra Equations  Lesson 6.8  will work on it more on Thursday.
Thursday, March 9th
Video on the process that forms the earth's layers.  no homework or notes on this video
A strange planet Terraform
Wednesday, March 8th
Math Quiz on 1step equations
Tuesday, March 7th
Relative Dating of the earth's layers (2 videos with worksheets attached below)
https://youtu.be/fYSeM63Fv0s  Relative dating of the Earth's layers
https://youtu.be/bXDys3G4d6s  Brain Pop
Brain Pop Fossils is a good video to watch too! https://youtu.be/VVFV_ss4kO8
Monday, March 6th
 Practice sheets A & B were due today
 Practice sheets C & D are what we worked on in class. Due Wednesday.
 There will be a short quiz on Wednesday.
Friday, March 3rd
Catch up day so there is no homework this weekend.
Math  Pages A & B (mixed review for 1 step algebra) Due Monday
Science Ch 7.4 notes Due Tuesday.
Thursday, March 2nd
We spent 30 minutes working on finishing up our Ch 7.4 notes on fossils. We watched Bill nye Fossils for the last 1/2 of class. https://youtu.be/0dcXkkPecE
Wednesday, March 1st
Mixed review for solving 1step equations. Pages A and B and C and D are provided below. Due Monday, March 6th
A quiz is coming up. The date is yet to be determined.
Tuesday, Feb. 28th
New Science Unit Fossils
Read Chapter 7.4 in the textbook and answer the questions (in full sentences) on a separate page of the paper.
The textbook and worksheet are provided below as a PDF.
Monday, Feb. 27th
Algebra lesson 6.5 : Pdf is attached below (1 step multiply and divide algebra math power) Solving equations using multiplying. Due Wednesday, March 1st.
Friday, Feb. 24th
Catch up on Math work today.
Students need to have completed the following in Algebra: (all can be downloaded below.)
◦ 6.1
◦ 6.2
◦ 6.3
◦ 6.4  Due Monday Feb. 27th
Thursday, Feb 23rd
Solving 1step multiplying questions using division 6.4: If students were not done in class we will have time on Friday to do it too.
Wednesday, Feb 22nd
Solving 1step equations using adding or subtracting. 6.3 Due Thursday.
Tuesday, Feb 21st
Algebra 6.2  Solving equations  Due Wednesday, Feb 22nd.
Wednesday, Feb 15th
Algebra intro. 6.1 Writing equations  PDF is attached below. Due Tuesday, Feb 21st.
Tuesday, Feb 14th.
Science Test on Elements, compounds and pure substances. Students know how they did on the quiz... Ask them.
Monday, Feb 13th
Snap Assessment for Number sense  Negative numbers.
Thursday, Feb 9th
Studying for our Science Test PDF of questions attached below (6.16.2)
 Create Cue cards of questions after you answer them on the sheet provided.
Wednesday, Feb 8
Catch up day on any missing work.
Tuesday, Feb 6th.
Science working on Atomic Models to hang around the class. 
 Science Quiz on Tuesday, Feb 14th. Students can try and recite the periodic table song Monday, Feb 13th so they don't have to write the quiz on Tuesday.
 ASAPS Science Periodic Table song https://lyricstranslate.com/en/asapsciencenewperiodictablesonglyrics.html
Monday, Feb 5th
Integer Math Final Math Quiz There is an opportunity for students to better their scores if they wish to, they need to talk to Mr. B about how they can do that
Friday, Feb 3rd
Order of Operations practice in groups using vertical whiteboard surfaces. Order of operations practice questions and answer key is provided so students can practice at home.
Quiz on Monday, Feb 9th Integers (Adding, subtracting, multiplying, Dividing, ordering and order of operations)
Thursday, Feb 2nd
Students were working on designing an Element Model to hang from our ceiling.
Wednesday, Feb 1st
Intro to Order of operations using integers  PDF is attached below
Tuesday, Jan 31st
How to spot Bad Science in your Social Media feed. PDF is attached below.
Monday, Jan 30th
Integer small groups MrB got to work with several students to review our Integers (+x divide)
Thursday, Jan 26th
 Math
 Catchup day. Students worked on any missing assignments
 multiplying integers worksheet
 Story problems (integers)
 Practice multiplying and dividing (repeated practice) integers worksheet.
 If students were done with the above work they can create an Integers Clock (pdf attached)
 Catchup day. Students worked on any missing assignments
Wednesday, Jan 18th  Monday Jan 23rd
I have been off with covid Here is what the TOC should have covered.
 Multiplying integers 
 Dividing Integers
 Integers word problems (word stories)
 Multiplying and Dividing integers practice sheet
 I have attached all of the PDF below.
Tuesday, Jan 17th
Math multiplying Integers (no homework we will finish the page on Thursday). PDF is attached below.
Monday, Jan 16th
Science today Minecraft Chemistry Tutorial
 Students learned how to create elements and compounds which were used to mix together at a lab table to make things.
 Students had to complete a list of things to do.
 Students had to take screenshots of their tasks and email them to me. mike_beauchene@sd33.bc.ca.
Friday, Jan 13th
Math Quiz today  adding and subtracting integers.
Thursday, Jan 12th
Science  element Research (pdf is attached below)
Wednesday, Jan 11th
Math
Practice day  Adding and subtracting integers; ordering integers. (PDF and answer keys are attached below.)
Math Quiz on Adding and Subtracting integers on Friday!!!!
Tuesday, Jan 10th
Science
Meet the elements song, pdf of worksheet attached. https://youtu.be/iVDY0xdALs4 and
ASAPS Science Periodic Table song https://lyricstranslate.com/en/asapsciencenewperiodictablesonglyrics.html
 Students who memorize the ASAPS Periodic Table song and can recite it to me can challenge the Quiz for this unit.
Monday, Jan 9th
Math  Ns791  Both Ns7 90 &91 are due on Wednesday.
Friday, Jan 6th
Math
 Integers 
 subtracting integers (ns790) due Monday Jan 9th
Thursday, Jan 5th
Science  Ch 6.2 and classifying materials (pure substances or mixtures) sheet due Tuesday, Jan 10th.
Wednesday, Jan 4th
Math
 Integers 
 Review of adding negative numbers
 Intro to subtracting negative numbers (whiteboard work in the class  no homework.)
Tuesday, Jan 3rd
Ch 6.1 in Science  Pure substance and Mixtures  due Thursday. (pdf is attached)
The textbook is attached below.
Thursday, Dec 13th
 No homework today
 Ice skating tomorrow.
 Report cards have been sent home today.
Wednesday, Dec 12th
We are going to finish adding integers NS7 8889 today in class.
Tuesday, Dec 13th
We finished working on NS786 in class and started on NS78788 (adding integers) Due Thursday
Monday, Dec 12th
New unit in Math  Integers
Today we learned about gains and losses
Jumpmath lesson NS786 Due Wednesday. (pdf attached below.)
Thursday, Dec 8th
Seasonal Forests  Greenplanet documentary. Looking at how plants adapt and survive in seasonal forests.
Tuesday, Dec 6th
Plant adaptation docuseries "Green Planet"
Monday, Dec 5th
BEDMAS final Quiz was today.
Plant Posters were due today.
Thursday, Dec 1st.
Field Trip tomorrow. Most Students have handed in their permission forms already but if you have not can you make sure the form is filled out and to the office by 8 am on Friday.
Science today
Due to the snow day yesterday, I am postponing our BEDMAS Test to Monday, and we will work on our plant adaptation posters today and Friday. If they are not done by Friday and students need a bit of extra time they can take them home on Friday and hand them in on Monday.
 Plant posters are Due Monday
 BEDMAS Quiz on Monday.
Tuesday, Nov 29th
Math small group stations Students had an opportunity to work at 2 different stations working on the BEDMAS concept.
The Reflection and student work should have been handed in today.
BEDMAS Quiz on WEDNESDAY (barring a snow day)
 The end of Term is Dec 2nd.
 Bedmas Sheets 3 step, 6 step and Decimals are all due next Thurs. Dec. 1st. (can be downloaded below)
 All missing work for term 1 is due on Friday, Dec 2nd
 Plant Adaptation Poster Project is due on Friday, Dec 2nd.
Thursday, Nov 24th
Today we worked on plant adaptation posters. They are coming along and I am loving some of the creative adaptations I am seeing included on the poster.
Important info:
 No School on Friday and Monday Enjoy the extra long weekend.
 The end of Term is Dec 2nd.
 Bedmas Sheets 3 step, 6 step and Decimals are all due next Thurs. Dec. 1st. (can be downloaded below)
 Math Groups on Tuesday for extra practice on Bedmas
 All missing work for term 1 is due on Friday, Dec 2nd
 Plant Adaptation Poster Project is due on Friday, Dec 2nd.
Tuesday, Nov22nd
Students got more practice with BEDMAS. They did 3step, and 6step equations and even worked with decimals.
Monday, Nov 21st
Students set up KhanAcademy accounts and did some work with BEDMAS on this program.
Thursday, Nov. 17th
We worked on our Science Plant Adaptation poster today.
Wednesday, Nov. 16th
Math Still working on NS72. Those that finished started on Bedmas practice sheet 1b. (PDF below.)
We will have a quick formative assessment on Friday just to see how everyone is doing with their BEDMAS work.
Tuesday, Nov 15th
Science  Plant adaptation poster project. We started our plant adaptation poster project. Information on the project and assessment, along with information on biomes are provided below to download.
Monday, Nov 14th
Math We continued working on Jump Math NS72 (pages 4 & 5) Due Friday. We will have time to work on it a bit more on Wednesday. PDF is attached below.
Thursday, Nov 10th (Lest we Forget)
Today we finished learning about plant adaptations. The notetaking sheet and website can be found below as a downloadable PDF. The video is listed at the top of the sheet.
Wednesday, Nov 9th
Math  Bedmas (today I touched base with those students that finished their homework from Monday to see if they were doing their BEDMAS questions correctly. Today we started working on understanding the importance of Brackets in a question. Jump Math book NS72 (PDF attached below.). Just page 3 is due on Monday.
Monday, Nov 7th
We started our first Math Unit today... Order of Operations (BEDMAS).
The worksheet is attached below. We did most of the questions in class on whiteboards... Students just need to finish the last 3 questions for homework.
I am away on Tuesday (a family member is getting surgery. I have attached our plant adaptions notetaking that we are doing on Tuesday.
Wednesday, Nov 2nd
Today we finally did our "Chemical Changes" Science Lab Demo. We made spaghetti and made Elephant Toothpaste.
Our Chapter 5 Science Quiz is tomorrow. Practice Quiz is online along with the answer key.
Tuesday, Nov 1st
We did a practice Science Quiz today in class. You can find the quiz in a PDF below along with the answer key.
Monday, Oct 31st
We did a Kahoot to practice for our upcoming Science Quiz (Thursday, Nov 3rd)
Thursday, Oct. 27th
Today we had an amazing field trip to Browne Creek Wetlands. The rain held off and we had a scavenger hunt of "Amazing Plant Adaptations."  No homework from the trip... We will do an inclass activity to follow up on the field trip. Nothing beats handson learning in nature!
Tuesday, Oct. 25th
Science researching plant adaptations (prepping for our field trip)
 Students worked in groups to read and take notes on different plant adaptations from different environments. Students can download the notetaking sheet and the info sheets below.
Monday and Wednesday, Oct 24th and 26th
Math (working on the Online FSAs no math homework this week)
Thursday, Oct 20th
Science Chapter 5 Study Questions (PDF is provided below along with CH 5 Textbook Science Probe 7 Chemistry)
The quiz will be pencilled in for late next week or early the week after.
Browne Creek wetlands Field trip Oct 27th. The permission slip is provided below.
Wed Oct 19th
Numeracy paper FSA  Next week we will be doing the online questions for the FSA
Tuesday, Oct. 18th
Science  Studying for Chapter 5 quiz  A PDF of the study sheet is provided below.
 Quiz is pencilled in for Oct 27th.
Recap
 Oct 11th  Oct 17th  Provincial assessment (FSA).
Sorry about not updating late week. There was something wrong with the district server that never allowed me to update. it would always time out on me. Thanks to Mr Walker, who just returned from medical leave... He fixed it for me.
Thursday, Oct. 6th
 We did the district SNAP (Math) assessment today (no Science). Next week we begin the Provincially mandated standardized testing. Students in Grades 4 and 7 write them every year. It normally takes about 2 weeks to complete both the written and computer parts of the test (Math and English).
 Have a great extended long weekend.
Monday, Oct. 3rd
 We are doing the district SNAP (Math) assessment this week (no Science). Today we did a practice snap in class on Number sense (decimals).
Week of Sept 26th  29th
 Math we were working on Multiplying and Dividing (review). Pages 14a & 16a and 20a and 21a. The pdf is attached.
 In Science, we did Chapter 5.1 along with Chapters 5.25.4
 Science 5.25.4 will be due on Tuesday, Oct 11th.
Friday, Sept. 23th

 Today we did some review of long multiplying
 lesson 14a is due Monday. pdf is below
Thursday, Sept. 22th
 Today in science we started our chemistry unit. Students took notes on Chapter 5.1 (particle model) from a PowerPoint presentation.
 A PDF of the note sheet is attached below along with the pdf of the chemistry unit.
Tuesday, Sept. 20th
 Today in science we did a homework check for the work that was due (Textbook Scavenger Hunt), and we marked it in class.
 Students will need homework late slips if they did not complete their work on
 No homework is due tomorrow.
Friday, Sept. 16th
 Math today We finished up an assessment on computational skills, just to see where the students are in math (their strengths and struggles).
 The science Scavenger hunt is due on Tuesday.
Thursday, Sept. 15th
 Science today We have been working on a textbook scavenger hunt. PDF is provided below. Due Tuesday Sept. 20th.
 Kids can sign out a textbook from me to bring home.