ANNOUNCEMENT

Hello parents/guardians, 

   We are flying through June! This will be the week that we wrap up all our projects. The students have their Science comics due for Mrs. Jones this Wednesday. Also, we will bind our Poetry books and create covers for them before they come home. At the end of this week, we will wrap up our Novel Study project and present them to our peers. The students will be getting lots of time to complete all the different projects and activities in class, but it is always appreciated if parents/guardians check in to ensure their child is ending the school year on a positive note. 

Thank you to all parents/guardians being patient and supportive while we venture through yet another pandemic adventure!

I will continue to use the homepage to communicate classroom updates, weekly homework, and important dates, so please check on a daily basis.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

At this time the best way to get in contact with me is via email jasjit_gill@sd33.bc.ca (8am-3pm) or phone call 604-794-7124 (before or after school, unless an emergency). Any emails to me after 2:45pm will be responded to the following day.

Mrs Jones (Science and Music) - shelley_jones@sd33.bc.ca

Mr. Allan (Gym) - dave_allan@sd33.bc.ca

 

If Home Due To Illness or Other Absence (Updated between 2pm-3pm on Mondays)

  • Read 30 min. - read a book/magazine, comic, newspaper, etc. each day and tell a parent/guardian what they read. Parent/guardian can ask questions about the reading to ensure their child can comprehend and understand what they had read.
  • Spelling words/Sight words- as you wait for your spelling words to come home, each day pick 10 different sight words (list in their planners) and write a sentence for each word. If not sure what the word means then the students can look up the word in a dictionary (https://kids.britannica.com/kids/browse/dictionary)
  • Writing- Keep a book to write in each day. They should be writing for a minimum of 30 minutes each day. 
  • Math- .Students are working on the Fractions unit. Students at home can try to find real life examples of fractions and what the fraction is around the house.

**PARENTS/GUARDIANS- Please arrange to pick-up any missed work from their "While You Were Away" folder **

DAILY HOMEWORK (updated daily)    

Monday, June 13

  • Read 15 min. 
  • Spelling words- new sorts for the purple and green groups
  • Catch-up- some students bringing home work they need to complete and is past the due date, so please check in with your child to see if they need additional support
  • Gym tomorrow
  • Waterslides- permission forms and money due to the office no later than Thursday, June 16

Tuesday, June 14

  • Read 15 min. (Novel Study book can be used for this time, which is to be read by June 10)
  • Spelling 
  • Catch-up- some students bringing home work they need to complete and is past the due date, so please check in with your child to see if they need additional support
  • Waterslides- permission forms and money due to the office no later than Thursday, June 16

Wednesday, June 15

  • Read 15 min. (Novel Study book can be used for this time, which is to be read by June 10)
  • Library tomorrow (all books into Mr. Walker by June 10)
  • Spelling
  • Catch-up- some students bringing home work they need to complete and is past the due date, so please check in with your child to see if they need additional support
  • Gym tomorrow (last gym block for this school year)
  • Waterslides- permission forms and money due to the office no later than Thursday, June 16

Thursday, June 16

  • Read 15 min. (Novel Study book can be used for this time, which is to be read by tomorrow!!!)
  • Spelling test tomorrow
  • Catch-up- some students bringing home work they need to complete and is past the due date, so please check in with your child to see if they need additional support
  • Grade 8 Bake Sale
  • Novel Study- presentations are tomorrow and they are to bring in their perfect dish for a group of 4-5 students (not the entire class). They will be resenting their projects after recess.
  • Casual/Rainbow Day tomorrow

Friday, June 17

  • Read 15 min. (Novel Study book can be used for this time, which is to be read by June 10)
  • Sight words- choose 5-10 words that stretch your brain and practice them with an activity of your choice (spelling hangman, create a sentence, look up definitions, etc.

What Is Happening In Our Classroom?

In June ... 

Math- We are learning various fractions skills and concepts, with lots of hands-on activities.

Language Arts- The students are going to continue applying their learning about different parts of a paragraph. They will be continuing to practice writing paragraphs with different topics and projects throughout term 3. At the same time, we will be exploring poetry and playing with words to create our own poetry masterpieces. Finally, are completing our independent novel study.

Science- They are working on the rotation and moon unit with Mrs. Jones

Socials- Students will be learning about the structure and functions of the government this term. We will also look back in history at Residential Schools, Japanese Internments, etc. to see what the role of the governments were in these incidents. This will allow us to learn from our government's past mistakes. 

French-  Students will continue asking to go the bathroom, sharpening their pencil, borrowing a fine liner, etc. in French. We have started to look at French vocabulary to communicate our likes and dislikes. We will be engaging in various oral activities in class to learn and practice. 

Art/Career/Drama- Students will be doing their career education unit in term 3. We will have themes around digital literacy, friendships, bullying, anxiety, vaping, etc. to help build tool kit of strategies. 

Social and Personal Responsibilities- They continue to have their classroom jobs to complete at different parts of the day. At this point the students should be able to complete their jobs without prompts or reminders from adults or peers. We will continue to practice strategies of staying organized and calm when it comes to due dates, conflicts with friends, etc. 

Scholastic Book Order- Class Code- RC155520

 

IMPORTANT DATES

June 13- Box Cities with Little Buddies

June 16- Track and Field Meet

June 20- K-5 Fun Day

June 21- K-5 Waterslides (Bridal Falls)

June 22- Elementary Year End Assembly

June 23- Report Cards and Early Dismissal @ 11am (Last day of school)

 

**We acknowledge that we are privileged to live, learn and play on the unceded, traditional and ancestral territories of the Pilalt, Ts’elxweyeqw, and Sema:th First Nations.**