Class Survey

By , January 27, 2011 4:27 pm

Learning Goal: To create and communicate data in a double bar graph and pictograph from a survey completed in class.



By , January 26, 2011 3:23 pm

In class, students have been discussing primary and secondary data, types of graphs and doing surveys. Today, students created a bar graph and pictograph.


Learning Goal: To collect and interpret data and create graphs to show results.

Success Criteria:

  1. To develop a question to ask students/pubic about a topic. Ex. Favourite Foods.\
  2. Tally of results
  3. Graph results
  4. Ask question about the data

Diary of a Fly

By , January 19, 2011 4:36 pm

In class, students have read "Diary of Fly". Students in class have been discussing the book and writing about their point of view and looking at the authors purpose.


What is your point of view?

By , January 19, 2011 12:12 pm

How do media images and advertisements in magazines, signs and the Internet influence our health? How can it be improved? How can it be changed? What is your point of view?

We all have a different point of view. What is yours?

By , January 13, 2011 8:45 pm

What is your point of view?

By , January 13, 2011 4:28 pm

Which person is old and wise? Why? What is your point of view? Leave a comment.

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

By , January 13, 2011 11:50 am

In language class, our focus has been on making connections and point of view. Students have been thinking critically, asking questions and discussing their own points of view about the book.

Word Choice

By , January 12, 2011 2:54 pm

During our shared reading, students have been critically thinking about good word choice. Students used this example of a cheese burger to create a list of adjectives to describe the picture.
Students in the class created some interesting sentences using words developed in class.

1) This is a healthy, fabulous, colourful, layered, crunchy, delicious, mouth watering cheeseburger. ( By Erin)

2) For people who are vegetarians, this picture is disgusting and ugly. For everyone else, the burger is a sweet, delicious, fabulous, mouth watering perfect score. ( By Olivia)

3) This is a disgusting, ugly crunchy burger. (By Patrick)

4) This burger is a mouth watering, sweet, flavourful, perfect, layered, delicious cheeseburger. (By Balee)

Diary of Worm – Critical Thinking

By , January 12, 2011 1:43 pm

Today in class, students were creating thick questions about the picture book “Diary of a Worm” and thinking critically and making connections.

Diary of a Worm

By , January 11, 2011 4:13 pm

In class, making connections and point of view has been the focus in language. In class we watched the animated version of a wonderful book “Diary of  Worm” .  Students were placed into groups to demonstrate their thinking and share their results and present to the class.

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