Weekly Outline

         

Weekly Outline October 22-26

                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                         GRADE 5

 

LANGUAGE

(Ms. James)



 

This week students will continue learning about organizational writing and writing their stories.

 

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:

 

Blend

Conflict

Branch

Cream

Grant

Risk

Respect

Frost

Bloom

Flash

Breakfast

Secret

Grade

Skunk

Spinach

 

This week we will focus on a new article of the week. Before reading, students will be asked to discuss and make inferences based on the title of the article and the pictures. During reading, students will be encouraged to mark important information as they read (i.e., highlight, underline, etc…). After reading, students will independently answer questions to check comprehension which will be followed by a class discussion.

 

Additionally, students will continue learning about poetry. This week we will be learning about Haiku poems!

 

Students will continue with our PBL unit. We will continue to focus on incorporating PBL into our literacy program 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. These cross-curricular units will allow students to build on important 21st skills including, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and more. The area of focus this unit will be bullying awareness.

 

MATHEMATICS

(Ms. James)


 

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

Monday

  • Lesson 22: Division with and without Remainders

Tuesday

  • Lesson 23: Recognizing Halves

Wednesday

  • Lesson 24: Parenthese and the Associative Property

Thursday

  • Lesson 25: Listing the Factors of Whole Numbers

Friday

  • Practice Test

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

(Ms. James)

This week students will continue learning about the fundamental freedoms and rights as a Canadian citizen. Additionally, they will discuss democracy and learn about citizenship!

 

SCIENCE

(Ms. James)

This week, students will explore and investigate mysterious powders! Additionally, students will compare chemical and physical changes.

Media Literacy

(Mrs. Grovum)

Our theme this week is Halloween! Students will explore explore Halloween in literature and explore the Library Centres.

VISUAL ART

(Mrs. Adamson)

This week, each student will continue working on their independent POP Art Project in class.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be taking part in soccer skills and games this week and cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).

 

MUSIC

(Mr. Kudera)

Instrumental

    o Rhythm Pattern No. 1

    o Ode to Joy

Choral

    o A Wish for Peace

    o Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

HEALTH & PEOPLE SKILLS

Students will view their healthy eating commercials and review their nutrition quiz this week during health class.

FRENCH

(Mrs. Israil)


 

we will continue learning  halloween and fall vocabulary through reading comprehension text .  we will continue reviewing “ER” verbs . This week we will continue learning how to express opinion using French.

DRAMA

(Ms. Murphy)

This week in drama we will begin a readers theatre. We will discuss what makes a successful readers theatre. We will also begin the class with a drama circle.

COMPUTERS

(Mr. Kudera)

The students will continue to practice using a spreadsheet. They will create tables based on a mock data set from a science experiment.