Great skipping on Friday. I am so glad that all of the Grade 5 students participated at the same time.
The grade 5 students will be having a cumulative Math test this Thursday June 21st on Probability. A review booklet that was done in class that will be going home tonight to study for the test. Students will continue to work on their Probability game boards in class.
A continuation of poetry, grammar and literary devices will be the focus for the remainder of the term.
Track and Field has been postponed until Tuesday June 19th.
We will be moving on to Algebra next week.
Happy Mother's Day! I hope all the Mother's had a wonderful weekend.
Just a reminder to parents that this Thursday May 17th we will be at Algonquin College for our tour. We will be covering a lot of walking so please ensure your child is wearing comfortable shoes.
A special thanks to the parents that will be joining us.
As this is a short week due to the Professional Development Day on Friday there will not be any homework sent home.
The next Writing activity this month has a focus on Persuasive Writing. Students are to pick their topic and develop their arguments.
In Math we are continuing to cover Fractions which includes ordering and comparing, adding, subtracting, improper and mixed fractions, equivalent as well as changing fractions into decimals. We will have a Math Test on May 30th.
This afternoon we had a visit by our Superintendent, Mr. D'Amico. He saw our cool CAD was in full action. Please let your son or daughter continue to learn on the website https://RoomSketcher.com. I was so impressed with the detail that went into designing the rooms. Way to go, Grade 5's.
Just a reminder that this Friday the 13th, we will be having a culminating test on area and perimeter. Students will need to be able to find the area of a regular shape, an irregular shape, a shape with a missing piece, convert from mm up to km with and without decimals.
We will also be having our weekly Spelling test.
We will be having a Math test on Friday March 9th. A review "time" sheet went home today which will cover parts of the test.
Areas to note are 24 hour time, elapsed time, changing time from analogue to digital and vice versa, drawing hands on a clock, and amounts of time ie., 60 min= 1hour.
The math homework sheet has time review on both sides. good luck!
Homework went home yesterday. It is due on Friday March 2nd. Please continue to review time, area and perimeter with your child to ensure concepts are fully understood.
Spelling words this week:
***Don't forget to hand in your permission form for the junior field trip on Friday. The students are looking forward to the French morning!
Please talk to your child about having enough snacks in the afternoon. Some of the students are in need of a few more nutritional snacks to give us that burst of energy they are looking for to keep working at their best.
On February 23rd we will be enjoying our Field Trip at Algonquin College. The day is filled with fun activities for the students. Wear comfy shoes, bring a water bottle and a snack for the afternoon as we will return by 2:00pm.
It is also jersey day or Rockets red and blue colour day tomorrow. Go Holy Redeemer team spirit!
Our new unit is Math is covering Area and Perimeter. We will be looking at different units of measurement to round out our learning.
In Language we will continue to complete our Expository writing on a Winter Olympic sport. The students have copies of the rubric and learning goal.
We will begin our unit on Created Sexual in Family Life in the next few weeks. Please look for the note being sent home shortly for more details.
Tickets for our annual Cake Raffle will go on sale today. Good luck to anyone who is bidding on cakes. It is always a wonderful event. If your child wins a cake, you will be notified on February 14th during the day to meet your child if the cake is too large to bring home on the bus. Ash Wednesday is also on Valentine's Day. We will have a small service in the Gym. Please join us if you are available.
The Math test went home today for parent signature. We have moved onto reviewing multiplication of 2 digit by 2 digit this week. Please work on quick recall of all 12x12 multiplication facts.
Homework is due this Friday. Please complete and return to school.
If you are sending in cards or treats with your child for Valentine's Day, please remember we are a nut free school. Thank you!
Report cards go home on February 15th.