Weekly Outline

                                   

WEEKLY OUTLINE

January 21-25

GRADE 5

 

LANGUAGE

(Ms. James)



 

Students will continue working in their spelling and grammar workbooks. They will also use their journals for sentence/paragraph writing. Spelling homework will be sent home daily and spelling tests will take place Fridays.

 

Spelling List:

 

Disappoint

Prepaid

Unable

Disapprove

Prerecorded

Unbeaten

Discover

Preset

Unhappy

Dishonest

Preschool

Unlimited

Disorder

Pretest

Unsure

 

Additionally, students will have a Grammar Quiz on Thursday. It will cover chapter 1 of Language Arts.

 

Students will continue reading Wonder as a class.  This week we will discuss how we are all wonders and engage in some additional activities prior to reading. Throughout the unit, students will draw upon the novel to focus on several areas of language including grammar, spelling, vocabulary, creative writing and reading comprehension.

Students will continue working on their endangered species magazine. We will focus on incorporating PBL into our literacy, social studies (related to government) and math programs  to maximize student development, communication and performance. Students will have opportunities to identify, investigate and discuss various real-world problems and address those problems by coming up with possible solutions. Students will finish their final, typed copies this week!

 

MATHEMATICS

(Ms. James)


 

This week in math, we will be working on the following:

Monday

  • Lesson 54: Dividing by Multiples of 10

Tuesday

  • Lesson 55: Multiplying by Three-Digit Numbers

Wednesday

  • Practice Test

Thursday

  • Cumulative Test

Friday

  • Lesson 56: Multiplying by Three-Digit Numbers that Include Zero

SOCIAL STUDIES

(Ms. James)

This week students will continue to explore and investigate the characteristics of various Indigenous nations and European settler communities prior to 1713. Students will investigate various perspectives, relationships and interactions between these communities as well as their impact. Additionally, they will research and identify how historical events during this time have had an impact on present-day Canada. This week we will focus on First Nations Language Groups and locating these groups on a map. Students will create a legend!

 

SCIENCE

(Ms. James)

This week students will present their final projects for our Human Organ Systems unit. Presentations will take place all week!

Media Literacy

(Mrs. Grovum)

Students will focus on Anti-Bullying and Kindness in Media Arts this week to honour “No Name Calling Week”

VISUAL ART

(Mrs. Adamson)

This week students will continue learning about our new unit, Pointillism. We will continue to work on our final collaborative project in class.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be taking part in basketball skill development this week.   Students will also take part in cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).

 

MUSIC

(Mr. Kudera)

Theory

  • ledger lines

Instrumental

  • C and G major scales

  • Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises 1 to 8

  • Sourwood Mountain

HEALTH & PEOPLE SKILLS

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will begin their new unit this week. Students will learn about the short and long-term effects of alcohol use and explore refusal skills and decision making in relation to drugs and alcohol in the Substance Use unit.  They will continue to learn about the negative health risks associated with alcohol use.

FRENCH

(Mme. Grovum)

Students will begin a new unit about physical descriptions.  They will learn about adjectives and how they relate to verbs and fit in the nominal group.

DRAMA

(Ms. Blanken)

Students will be introduced to their Shakespeare play. We will read an overview of the storyline and students will have the opportunity to choose the top three roles they want to play.

COMPUTERS

(Mr. Kudera)

The students will continue to design their posters using Google Docs.