Weekly Outline

                                   

WEEKLY OUTLINE

February 19-22

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.

 

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.

 

MATHEMATICS

(Ms. James)


 

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

Monday

  • Lesson 66: Reading a Centimeter Scale

Tuesday

  • Lesson 67: Writing Tenths and Hundredths as Decimal Numbers

Wednesday

  • Lesson 68: Naming Decimal Numbers

Thursday

  • Lesson 69: Comparing and Ordering Decimal Numbers

Friday

  • Lesson 70: Writing Equivalent Decimal Numbers

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 continue learning about First Nations Language Groups.

 

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 we students will learn about different structures and the internal forces that act on structures.

Media Literacy

(Mrs. Grovum)

Students will continue their unit on Black History Month.

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 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

  • reading multiple endings (1 st , 2 nd , D.C. al Coda, and D.S. al Coda)

Instrumental

  • C and G major scales

  • Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises 1 to 8

  • Minuet in G

Choral

HEALTH & PEOPLE SKILLS

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will continue to learn about the short and long-term effects of alcohol use and explore refusal skills and decision making. They will continue to learn about the negative health risks associated with alcohol use and discuss peer pressure.  

FRENCH

(Mme Grovum)

Students will continue their unit on Multiculturalism

DRAMA

(Ms. Blanken)

Due to the inclement weather, students will spend this week completing a run through of their Shakespeare play. Students will read in their assigned roles and we will confirm costume choices.

COMPUTERS

(Mr. Kudera)

  • No class this week due to Family Day

  • students are encouraged to continue working on their Google Slides presentations