Weekly Outline

                                   

WEEKLY OUTLINE

March 25 - 29

GRADE 5

 

LANGUAGE

(Ms. James)



 

Students will continue working in their spelling and grammar workbooks. They will also work on paragraph writing. Grammar homework will be sent home daily. Spelling tests will take place Fridays.

 

Spelling List:

 

Capitalization

Punctuation

Fragment

Description

Divisible

Factorization

Consonant

Absent

Ocatorical

Tangible

Comprehension

Conjunction

Correlative

Coordinate

Subordinate  

 

Students will continue reading Wonder as a class. 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 be graded on their written/typed responses to comprehension questions throughout the novel.

 

Additionally, students will continue practicing their editing skills by correcting errors in their own work as well as other written paragraphs.  

 

MATHEMATICS

(Ms. James)


 

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

Monday

  • Lesson 79: Finding Equivalent actors by Multiplying by 1

Tuesday

  • Lesson 80: Prime and Composite Numbers, Take home practice test

Wednesday

  • Test

Thursday

  • Lesson 81: Reducing Fractions (Part 1)

Friday

  • Lesson 82: Greatest Common Factor (GCF)

SOCIAL STUDIES

(Ms. James)

Throughout the unit, students will continue to explore and investigate the characteristics of various Indigenous nations and European settler communities prior to 1713. Throughout the unit, 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 students we will continue discussing  the area of Canada around the Great Lakes that was inhabited by two different language groups, the Iroquoians and the Algonquians.

 

SCIENCE

(Ms. James)

Students will continue their unit on Forces Acting on Structures and Mechanisms. Students will identify and describe forces acting on and within structures. They measure and compare external forces (natural or human) acting on structures and their effects on different materials. Students will have an opportunity to apply their learning as they design and build structures or mechanisms. Lastly, students will examine the effects of forces from natural phenomena on society and the environment. This week students will use their research skills to learn about some famous bridges. Additionally, we will explore the different types of bridges and what makes them strong!

Media Literacy

(Mrs. Grovum)

Students will wrap up their unit on graphic novels.

VISUAL ART

(Miss Togneri)

Students will continue their new unit on famous artists. We will continue exploring the life and art of Banksy.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

(Mr. Fretz)

 

Students will be taking part in ball hockey 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

    • Percussion: The students will continue to learn about idiophones, membranophones, chromatic, and non-chromatic instruments.

 
  • Instrumental – no instrumental this week.

 
  • Choral

    • I Just Can’t Wait to be King

    • I See the Light

    • Just One Person

HEALTH & PEOPLE SKILLS

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will continue to discuss peer pressure as well as alcohol advertisements in relation to persuasion.  

FRENCH

(Mme Grovum)

Students will continue their work on their unit on comparisons.

DRAMA

(Ms. Blanken)

Students will continue working on their Shakespeare play and blocking scenes. Students will start bringing costumes for our graded performance.

COMPUTERS

(Mr. Kudera)

Research: Students will practice using the internet to search information on a given topic and crediting the sources.