talked about how we want to feel in our classroom and how each one of us can act to make sure we feel safe, happy and respected within our classroom.
continued reading our French book while practicing reading comprehension strategies such as questionning, visualizing, making inferences and predictions.
saw Mme Emilie modeling how to present an activity to the class by giving step by step information in French.
reviewed the difficulties found on our last math test. We started talking about the reasons for estimating numbers and how to estimate and round up or down numbers in math. We practiced the left to right addition strategy for equations in math (counting the thousand units, hundreds, tens, ones).
talked about our week of incorporating acts of kindness for a person we randomly picked in our classroom during In-Focus with Mme Helen. We moved around the classroom during an activity asking us questions related to friendships and our opinion on the situation being related to a green, yellow or red zone.
reviewed classroom rules such as raising your hand to speak, not writing on the boards unless asked to, not eating on the carpet. I have decided that the fidget tool of ''slime'' has become more of a distraction than a learning tool in our classroom so there will be no more ''slime'' allowed in the classroom. I have provided several fidget tools to help those students that need them. Students may
visited Mme Lyse at the library to take out a French book at our reading level in order to keep reading and to complete a short book report over the winter break, to be shared with our peers upon our return in January. We also took out Livromanie books (French books at our level) to motivate us to read as much as we can until January 20th. We will be doing a different book report on one of these books in January.
learned about push and pull factors of immigration in Socials.
reviewed our Stepping Stones English comprehension questions together. We also read a few poems in English related to immigration and then made our own cinquain poem related to the theme of immigration.
went to our PBIS assembly to learn more about the RALE matrix and what kind of positive behavior we should be demonstrating at school.