Earth Hour..It Matters to Everyone! Lets All Do It Together!

By , March 30, 2012 10:19 am

Are you more like Karana or Ramo from Island of the Blue Dolphins

By , March 27, 2012 10:50 am

Critical Thinking:

After reading Ch 1-8, we have learned a lot about Karana and Ramo. Using your comparison of each character, who are you most likely to be like? Ramo or Karana? Explain your thinking. 

Cause and Effect with Wallwisher

By , March 26, 2012 2:57 pm

Our thoughts about measurement

By , March 19, 2012 3:54 pm

In our class, students believe that measurement is:

  • About length of an object
  • About width of an object
  • Perimeter of an object
  • Area in square units
  • Units of measurement : mm, cm, dm, m, km
  • Symmetry of shapes
  • Measuring liquids/fluids for cooking
  • We measure when we build
  • Measurement for clothes, shoes, speed, food, weight, space, video games,

Imagine No Holidays

By , March 19, 2012 10:34 am

Imagine that the provincial government plans to eliminate all school holidays and create a school calendar that consists of three and four day weeks. Do you think this a fair change for students? Parents? Explain your thinking in a well developed paragraph.

Have a safe and enjoyable March break

By , March 10, 2012 6:02 am

It’s very hard to believe that March break is already here. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday everyone!






What’s your point of view?

By , March 9, 2012 1:58 pm

In class, students were experimenting with iPods, an iPad and using Apple TV to demonstrate the learning goal and success criteria. The following VoiceThread was recorded using an iPad.

Bullying is not kind

By , March 9, 2012 1:36 pm

This week has been Random Acts of Kindness Week. In class, we have discussed many ways people can be kind to one another. Watch the following video by clicking the link. What is your point of view about the video? If this was a student in our class, what could we do to help?



Kindness is all around

By , March 6, 2012 1:07 pm

In class, students collaboratively discussed “Should everyone be kind to all people?” As a modeled example, we shared our thinking and wrote a collaborative response.









Random Acts of Kindness

By , March 5, 2012 11:16 am


This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week.  Today, students in class have been discussing the importance of kindness and why it is important in our community.

Students in 4/5 V believe Random Acts of Kindness is..

  • Thoughtful
  • Respect
  • Responsible
  • Kind
  • Helpful
  • Friendly
  • Caring
  • Supportive
  • Honest
  • Appreciation
  • Appropriate
  • Nice
  • Donate
  • Hardworking
  • Trustworthy
  • Teamwork
  • compliments
  • Family
  • Kind to the earth
  • Love
  • Accepting
  • Cooperate

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