Team Work Builds Character

By , February 28, 2013 1:03 pm

Today, students in our class worked collaboratively to construct a structure from snow. Students learned about changes in matter from solids to a liquids, teamwork will achieve a common goal and writing a set of instructions to build a snow fort for students ages 6-12. Great job 5V!

What new cereal would you choose?

By , February 28, 2013 12:09 pm

Learning Goal: we will create our own cereal that will target a specific audience and outline nutritional facts.

Success Criteria:

  • design your own cereal product
  • target a specific audience
  • outline the nutrition facts of your product
  • colour neatly with pencil crayon

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs – A Point of View

By , February 26, 2013 2:13 pm

Over the last few weeks, students in class been discussing point of view. Students read the True Story of the Three Little Pigs and to hear the point of view of the wolf. Was he really a big bad wolf? Students created their own point of view and published their work as a newspaper article.

Learning Goal: we will write a point of view about the True Story of the Three Little Pigs and show our understanding as a newspaper article

Success Criteria:

  • use framework to plan your writing
  • right down your main ideas from your framework
  • right a rough copy of your point of view
  • plan your published copy on the newspaper template
  • using the provided paper, create your own published copy
  • colour pictures and text on your newspaper cover
  • use the antique method to make your paper look old




















Collaboration of Understanding

By , February 26, 2013 12:14 pm

In class, students have started to learn about aspects of measurement, perimeter and area. Students in class were given anchor paper to discuss their ideas about perimeter and collaborate their ideas in their group to come up with a common goal/idea.

Learning Goal: we right down our understanding of perimeter and collaborate our understanding with our group to create one important idea or fact.

Success Criteria:

  • write down every thing you know about perimeter in your section (Independent)
  • write down the most important idea in the next section (Independent)
  • collaborate your ideas and discuss with your group
  • in the middle, write down the most important idea about perimeter

Tree Frogs in Watercolour

By , February 22, 2013 2:04 pm

Learning Goal: we will create a painting that outlines nature using primary and secondary colours.

Success Criteria:

  • Using finger paint paper, draw ovals to outline a frog from a rain forest
  • Erase any lines that do not belong
  • Use permanent marker to outline pencil lines
  • Colour drawing with water based markers
  • Using paint brush, wash marker and blend
  • Using salt, sprinkle salt on to wet painted surface

Digital Citizenship

By , February 19, 2013 2:02 pm








After discussing the importance of digital citizenship in your groups, what is your point of view about digital citizenship? Why is it important to everyone and not just you? Explain your thinking.

Diary of Fly – Point of View

By , February 13, 2013 3:17 pm























Changes in Matter

By , February 12, 2013 3:33 pm

In Science, students have been learning about the different states and changes in matter. Students were asked to draw an example of each state.

Do you know the True Story of the 3 Little Pigs?

By , February 6, 2013 2:42 pm

Is the wolf in the story of the Three Little Pigs really a big bad wolf? Was the story a misunderstanding? Have you ever thought about a different point of view? Using examples from the text and your ideas, explain your thinking.

Great Bar Graphs

By , February 5, 2013 3:01 pm

In class, students have been learning about bar graphs. Students surveyed the class and created a bar graph to show their results. Here are some exemplars of great work.


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