We have been feeling the cold a lot more this week and it looks like winter (it's still fall) is here.
We have been working on some basic words with the sound 'an'. We also had a spelling test on them on Friday.
In math, we have been working on representing numbers, writing the numbers in words, writing numbers correctly and graphing.
Art was abundant this week. We worked on Zentangles, that was a follow up of designs we did with Liam's mom Nathalie. The kids loved doing their Zentangle squares and they were really excited because they got to use Mme Grégoire's coloured sharpies!
We also created blobs with water colour paint. Students had to use that blob and make it into a character. It was interesting with what they came up with. Pictures to come next week.
Last week we had made character out of plasticine and each student had to write a description of their character this week. Our High School big buddies came in on Friday to help them finish up their writing.
In gym, we have been working on throwing and catching position being careful on their body position.
Scientific drawing and inquiry of the eagle has started. Since the eagles are now in town, what a great thing to be able to focus on. We studied the life cycle of the pumpkin, they were inspired and wanted to know the life cycle of animals. Why not the eagle?!
We are also working on how we listen. Students are working on active listening which means listening to others and taking in what they are saying. And trying to work off what others are saying rather than going off topic or wanting to say something when someone is still talking.
It was a good week.
Happy kids with their Happy Zentagles
Reading our How to keep our bodies healthy books that our students created. The Kindergarten/ Grade 1 next door to our class loved being read too!
Our class couldn't believe that they could be big buddies to other students.
Students playing the step back game to practice their catching and throwing. A lot of improvements in this skill!
Silent reading. They have it mastered! (For the most part)
Doing Scientific drawing of an eagle. They had a chance to have their high School big buddies give them to great things about what they drew and 1 thing they could make it better.
High school buddies helping us write our description of our characters.