Find information about general class activities, “what we did today” blogs, examples of student projects, reminders, and general resources that parents or students might find useful. Upcoming events are in our calendar.
To comment on a blog question, email Mrs. Brandt at lpbrandt@cbe.ab.ca or lpbrandt@educbe.ca

To book a parent teacher conference or to pay for field trips click on this link.


October 10, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: Try to solve both parts of the problem.

BM: First thing we did was Gym.  We played Hula Huts.

RK: We did our Book clubs and Wild Life Viewer.  We drew the big buck again.

EP: Then we had Kindergarten buddies and we read them our scarecrow stories.

YS: Fourth we did the problem you see above.  Then after lunch we did a chart about what we know about rocks.

CB: After that, we worked on our carpet art and drew camels.

LF: In music, we did our Remembrance Day songs.

YB: Reminders: Tonight is movie night, the Halloween Howl notices are due back.  Swimming notices are due Tuesday.  We could still use volunteers for the Tuesday. Bring your rock for Tuesday.

October 9, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is the name of the really big rock in Okotoks?

BM: First we did book clubs and when the other group went we did editing on our scarecrows stories and finish up time.

LF: Next, we went to the learning commons and finished our patterns in math.

EP: After lunch, we went to gym and did challenges with scarves.

GY: Last we had finish up time.

SK: Reminders: tomorrow is picture day, we still need volunteers for swimming on the Tuesday, Swimming forms and Halloween Howl forms are due.  There is no school on Friday.

October 8, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is a kind of rock we heard about today?

EP: First, we started book clubs.  The rest of us did d, g, and q in handwriting.

CT: After that we did patterns for a an art project with a camel.  We also went over the triangle problem.

YB: Then we played Card Sharks in gym.  We tried to make 10s with 2 cards.

LF: Fourth we started our Rocks and Minerals unit.  We need to bring a rock that is special to us tomorrow.

GY: We went to music and sang songs to get ready for Remembrance Day.

CB: Reminders:  If your parents volunteered for swimming bring your forms back, Halloween Howl music forms can come back. Swimming forms are due back.  Picture Day is Thursday.  Bring a rock. The link to pay for swimming should work now.

October 7, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is something your family can do to prevent fires in your home?

CB: Cathy came to do the last part of our scarecrow stories.  We are going to make a class book.

EP: We did Circle of Courage.  We talked about Fire safety plans and escape plans.

HH: Third, we did math where we did 1000 as our number of the day, mental math subtraction and a triangle problem.

LF: After lunch, we went on the Chrome Books to try to finish up our passports.

SS: Next we went to gym and played a game called Card Sharks.

YB: Reminders: Picture is Thursday. Halloween Howl notices are in backpacks.  Thursday night is movie night.  Friday is no school for students.  Please bring back swimming notices.

October 4, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is something you learned from our "Are We There Yet?" videos today.

YB: We did our Review and it is our backpacks.

CB: Before that we played Gauntlet in gym.

HH: Third we had snack and video where we watched "Are We There Yet?"

KS: Next we did Finish up time.  We worked on our stories and passports.

EP: Reminders:  We need volunteers for swimming on the Tuesday and Thursday. Bring back swimming forms and remember to pay on line. October 10 is picture day.

October 3, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Try to finish this problem that we started at school:

EP : First, we did Wildlife viewer and saw a buck.

HH: Then we had gym where we did challenges.

CT: We did the math problem that's on the blog.

LF: Mrs. Brandt told us about our book groups and choices.

CB: Next an author came to work with us.  We planned out the last part of our stories.

SS: We finished out passports after music.

Reminders:  There is a photo day reminder in our backpacks.  Please remember to pay for swimming through the my CBE link at the top of this page.  Swimming notices are due back by October 12.

October 2, 2019 - Our blog didn't work for us today so Mr. Scheidegger loaded his for us.

There is Fun Lunch from Coco Brooks tomorrow for those who ordered.  

Ask us what we learned about Tunisia!

It was a bad day for the scarecrows in our stories.  We created all sorts of trouble for them in our stories today.


Healthy Hunger is happening again this year. 

Sign up to order lunches for your child(ren) on the selected days. Orders can be done for the year, or month to month. Healthy Hunger is also where you will register for some school events like Movie Night (first one is Toy Story 4 on Oct 10!)

Please sign up at https://healthyhunger.ca/

Thank you!
Evergreen School Council
Like us on FB for information, too!”


October 1, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is a pattern you can find in your home?

VH: We started our day with our Author in residence. We wrote small problems for our scarecrows.

KS: Next, we did patterns in math.  They are increasing, decreasing or stay the same.

LF: Third we went to gym and played challenges with a ball.

CT: After we flew to the Ukraine on Google Earth.  Their climate is like ours.

EP: Last we went to music and sang an indigenous song with a game.

CB: Reminders:  Sign your swimming forms and if you can volunteer please fill in the first page.

September 30, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What does Indigenous mean?

EP: In the morning, the first thing we did was have circle and talk about Orange Shirt day.

CB: Then we worked on handwriting and our passports. We are going to move on to Ukraine tomorrow.

BM: After that we did our Math SLA.

KS: Next, we met our Author in residence Cathy Beveridge.  She taught to use touch words to describe a scarecrow.

CT: We did some First Nation games.  They had throwing and catching.

HH: Last we did story and heard more from Humphrey.

YB: Reminders: Picture day is October 10. This Thursday is Coco Brooks Pizza day if you have ordered it.

September 27, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Why should we wear an Orange Shirt on Monday?

EP: First we did gym where we played Bench ball.

LF: Then we started working on our weekly review letter for our parents.

YB:  Next we watched a video about Peru and India.

CT: At the very end of the day, we made sure we were caught up on our passports.

CB: Reminders:  Wear an Orange shirt on Monday.  Bring your review back with a signature.


September 26,2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Do this math question.

SS: First we went in and did our wildlife viewer.  We drew a white tailed deer I think.

HH: Next we did gym where we did Shooting stars with bean bags. We would try to hit the person's foot.

EP: Third we did our reading SLAs.  Next week we will do our math SLA.

LF: Then we looked at India on Google Earth.  We also checked the Weather network for their climate. Then we read a bit of Humphrey.

SK: After we went to Music.  We played a bean bag game where we worked on beat.

GY: Last we did more of our research using the Chrome Books, ipads and computers.

CB: Reminders:  Some students still have the form with your handbell time if you signed up.  Watch for reviews coming home tomorrow.

September 25, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: Tell me something that you saw in our trip to India today.

EP: In the morning, we started by looking at a poem about a whale.

KS: Next we went to the learning commons to pick out a book.

SK: After that we did a T chart with our data from SoGo.

VH: This afternoon, we flew to India and saw the land there.

CT: Last, we did the Terry Fox Run after a short assembly and O Canada.

CB: Reminders:  Some handbell players have a notice for handbells. 

September 24, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Who are you running for during our Terry Fox run?

VH: First, we looked for there, their, and they're. in our books.

LF: Second, we did our Math problem SLA.  Both were patterns.

CB: We worked on a really tricky connect the dots.

KS: Third, we went for gym and practised running for the Terry Fox run tomorrow.

CT: Then, we learned about Peru on the Chrome Books and wrote facts in our passports.

YB: Last, we went to music and talked about Remembrance Day.

BM: Reminders:  Get ready for Terry Fox by bringing a toonie, think of  someone who fought cancer.  We need to dress for the weather.

September 23,2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is a fact you know about Terry Fox?

SK: First we did Circle of Courage.  We met our new student.

CB: We went on the Chrome books and practiced our SLA tests for grade 3.

YB:  Then we did a, c, and s in handwriting.

CT: After snack we were trying to make 752 in different ways. We also did mental math and "I have Who has."

LF: Next, we did a writing test about being a teacher. 

KT: Lastly, we had a fire drill and we did two laps outside for gym., We also did a game.

Reminders:  We have rescheduled the Terry Fox Run for Wednesday afternoon due to the forecast.  Please dress for the weather and be ready to run.  Please bring your toonies for Terry.

September 19, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Was the animal on the WIld Life Viewer a mink or a marten?

The blog did not load properly today. so just a few reminders: There is no school on Friday and Thursday night is Meet the Teacher Night from 6:00 - 7:30.

September 18, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is the total number of stickers we counted out today for the Terry Fox Run?

EP: First, we did word work. Let me tell you the three ways ing was used. 

MA: The next thing we did was helped our kindergarten buddies to spell their names with items from nature.

HH: We went to the library and learned the 5 finger method for choosing just right books.

YB: Next we delivered and counted out Terry Fox stickers and tattoos for the whole school.

GY: Reminders: Dress for the weather as we are walking again tomorrow.  Tomorrow night is meet the teacher night and there is no school Friday.  We can start bringing toonies for Terry Fox next week.

 

September 17, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is the capital city of Peru?

JS: First, we did our second day of SoGo on the field.

EP: After that we did the letters m and n in handwriting.

VH: We did the number of the day which was 990, mental math, and practised telling time on clocks.

SK: Next we went to lunch and after that we had SQUIRT.

MA: We did the second page of our passport and we flew to Peru.

HH: In Music, we sang the O Canada song.

AS: Last we had story and read more from Humphrey.

CB: Reminders:  We go to Fish Creek rain or shine tomorrow.  Dress for weather. Remember there is no school Friday, and Thursday is meet the teacher from 6:00 - 7:30

September 16 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What did you do at the two stations this at SoGo?

CB: First we went outside for SoGo.  We will do this everyday this week.

YA: In math, we did number of the day which was 150. We also did I have Who has and mental math.

EP: During Social Studies we made covers for our passports. 

GY: We started a new story called "The World According to Humphrey."

YS: Reminders: Dress to be outside everyday.  Orange Parent Viewpoints are due back before Meet the Teacher on Thursday Night.

September 13, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is something you learned about school in India?

CB: In the gym, we played bench Ball with Ms. Keir's Class.

MA: Second, we did our review and they are in our backpacks to get signed.

JS: We had our snack while we watched two videos of what it is like in some schools in India.

MR: Later we did finish up time and made sure we could log onto the computers.

BM: Reminders: Bring back your orange forms and dress for the weather everyday next week as we are walking and exploring outside.



September 11, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What day is our school celebrating the Terry Fox Run?

MR: We read a story about a Donkey and answered questions about the story when we were done reading.

EP: Next, we drew Terry Fox and learned some facts about him.

MA: After recess, we went to the Learning Commons to sign out books.  We will go every Wednesday.

CT: Then we went to do Number of the Day and addition.  It was easy.

SS: Mrs. Brandt's daughter came to be a helper while we did our math.

YB: Sixth we did gym and used hula hoops to make challenges.

LH: Last we finished our Rights of the Child before Gooney Bird Greene.

CB: Reminders: A handbell club note went home, Parent viewpoints and brown envelopes are due and book orders are due Friday.

September 10, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Who is famous for running across Canada to raise money for Cancer?

MA: First thing we did was do a spelling test to see how we spell words.

CT: We worked on our book covers and our dock writing.

VH: In math we did number of the day, some addition with doubles, near doubles and 9s. Then we did a raccoon problem.

GY: During gym, we did Bey blade battles.

YB: For social studies we colored our rights of the child pictures.

CB: For music, we talked about expectations and did a song that was a game.

KS: Reminders:  We have parent viewpoint forms in our backpacks.  Book orders are due Friday and envelopes are due back.

September 9, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is one of the International Rights of the Child?

YB: We did the Circle of Courage today after we changed our seating plan.

CT: Our class started handwriting today.  We learned l, i, e.

KS: Then we wrote about two people we saw in a picture that were sitting on a dock.

EP: After recess, we did number of the day which was 586.  We also did a test to see what we remember from grade two.

GY: Next we had SQUIRT after lunch.

CB: Mrs. Brandt read us a book about the Rights of a Child and we started drawing a picture.

SS: In gym, first we ran laps and then we played a game that was twister with hula hoops.

HH: Reminders: Book orders are due Friday and brown envelopes need to come back.

September 6, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Who did Mr. Wilcox show in our video today? Hint:  He had his first day of school.

EP: First we had talk time and started our weekly review.

KS: Review is a letter to our parents about what we did this week.  It shows you some writing and math.  The math was easy, it was grade 2 review.

CT: We went to the assembly and saw pictures of the beginning of school.

SS: Next we ate snack and watched the video for our story, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore."

MR: Reminders: Book orders September 13, bring back your brown envelopes.  Get you review signed and returned.

September 5, 2019

Mrs.Brandt's Comment Challenge: How fast can you complete Stop the Clock.

GY: First we drew a Grizzly bear on the Wild Life Viewer.

VH: We were finishing all of our work before snack.

EP: Then we did the number of the day which was 24 after we practiced telling time.

MR: After we sang some songs and took a dance break.

HH: SQUIRT is quiet reading time right after lunch everyday.

CB: Next we started drawing our favorite book covers.

YB: The end of the day, we had Gymsic but it was mostly gym.

Reminders: Book orders are due by Friday the 13th.  A package of forms is in your child's backpack.  Please return all forms, signed in the brown envelope asap.

September 4, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is an adjective?

CT: First thing we did was we talked about our day, then we started an event map of our summer.

AR: We finished up our math about me after we did number of the day.  Our number 365.

YB: Then we painted our adjective art.

KS: Outside we played blob tag and Four Corners.

EP:  Last, we did story and started Gooney Bird Greene.

HH: Reminders: Bring Back book order Friday the 13th.


September 3, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is a free choice party?

EP: We first came in and met Mrs. Brandt and made name tags.

HH: Next we played name Bingo.

KS: Then we started Math and About me.

AR: After lunch, we had SQUIRT - Super Quiet Uninterrupted Independent Reading Time.

YB: Fifth we started adjective Art.

CB: Finally we had story time and heard "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore."

JS: Reminders:  Book orders are due by Friday the 13th.  Please order through Mrs. Brandt's online account or use the paper order form.

August 3, 2019

Mrs. Brandt:  Here is a picture I took on my trip to San Francisco.


Mrs. Brandt

Find information about general class activities, “what we did today” blogs, examples of student projects, reminders, and general resources that parents or students might find useful. Upcoming events are in our calendar.
To comment on a blog question, email Mrs. Brandt at lpbrandt@cbe.ab.ca or lpbrandt@educbe.ca

To book a parent teacher conference or to pay for field trips click on this link.


October 10, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: Try to solve both parts of the problem.

BM: First thing we did was Gym.  We played Hula Huts.

RK: We did our Book clubs and Wild Life Viewer.  We drew the big buck again.

EP: Then we had Kindergarten buddies and we read them our scarecrow stories.

YS: Fourth we did the problem you see above.  Then after lunch we did a chart about what we know about rocks.

CB: After that, we worked on our carpet art and drew camels.

LF: In music, we did our Remembrance Day songs.

YB: Reminders: Tonight is movie night, the Halloween Howl notices are due back.  Swimming notices are due Tuesday.  We could still use volunteers for the Tuesday. Bring your rock for Tuesday.

October 9, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is the name of the really big rock in Okotoks?

BM: First we did book clubs and when the other group went we did editing on our scarecrows stories and finish up time.

LF: Next, we went to the learning commons and finished our patterns in math.

EP: After lunch, we went to gym and did challenges with scarves.

GY: Last we had finish up time.

SK: Reminders: tomorrow is picture day, we still need volunteers for swimming on the Tuesday, Swimming forms and Halloween Howl forms are due.  There is no school on Friday.

October 8, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is a kind of rock we heard about today?

EP: First, we started book clubs.  The rest of us did d, g, and q in handwriting.

CT: After that we did patterns for a an art project with a camel.  We also went over the triangle problem.

YB: Then we played Card Sharks in gym.  We tried to make 10s with 2 cards.

LF: Fourth we started our Rocks and Minerals unit.  We need to bring a rock that is special to us tomorrow.

GY: We went to music and sang songs to get ready for Remembrance Day.

CB: Reminders:  If your parents volunteered for swimming bring your forms back, Halloween Howl music forms can come back. Swimming forms are due back.  Picture Day is Thursday.  Bring a rock. The link to pay for swimming should work now.

October 7, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is something your family can do to prevent fires in your home?

CB: Cathy came to do the last part of our scarecrow stories.  We are going to make a class book.

EP: We did Circle of Courage.  We talked about Fire safety plans and escape plans.

HH: Third, we did math where we did 1000 as our number of the day, mental math subtraction and a triangle problem.

LF: After lunch, we went on the Chrome Books to try to finish up our passports.

SS: Next we went to gym and played a game called Card Sharks.

YB: Reminders: Picture is Thursday. Halloween Howl notices are in backpacks.  Thursday night is movie night.  Friday is no school for students.  Please bring back swimming notices.

October 4, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is something you learned from our "Are We There Yet?" videos today.

YB: We did our Review and it is our backpacks.

CB: Before that we played Gauntlet in gym.

HH: Third we had snack and video where we watched "Are We There Yet?"

KS: Next we did Finish up time.  We worked on our stories and passports.

EP: Reminders:  We need volunteers for swimming on the Tuesday and Thursday. Bring back swimming forms and remember to pay on line. October 10 is picture day.

October 3, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Try to finish this problem that we started at school:

EP : First, we did Wildlife viewer and saw a buck.

HH: Then we had gym where we did challenges.

CT: We did the math problem that's on the blog.

LF: Mrs. Brandt told us about our book groups and choices.

CB: Next an author came to work with us.  We planned out the last part of our stories.

SS: We finished out passports after music.

Reminders:  There is a photo day reminder in our backpacks.  Please remember to pay for swimming through the my CBE link at the top of this page.  Swimming notices are due back by October 12.

October 2, 2019 - Our blog didn't work for us today so Mr. Scheidegger loaded his for us.

There is Fun Lunch from Coco Brooks tomorrow for those who ordered.  

Ask us what we learned about Tunisia!

It was a bad day for the scarecrows in our stories.  We created all sorts of trouble for them in our stories today.


Healthy Hunger is happening again this year. 

Sign up to order lunches for your child(ren) on the selected days. Orders can be done for the year, or month to month. Healthy Hunger is also where you will register for some school events like Movie Night (first one is Toy Story 4 on Oct 10!)

Please sign up at https://healthyhunger.ca/

Thank you!
Evergreen School Council
Like us on FB for information, too!”


October 1, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is a pattern you can find in your home?

VH: We started our day with our Author in residence. We wrote small problems for our scarecrows.

KS: Next, we did patterns in math.  They are increasing, decreasing or stay the same.

LF: Third we went to gym and played challenges with a ball.

CT: After we flew to the Ukraine on Google Earth.  Their climate is like ours.

EP: Last we went to music and sang an indigenous song with a game.

CB: Reminders:  Sign your swimming forms and if you can volunteer please fill in the first page.

September 30, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What does Indigenous mean?

EP: In the morning, the first thing we did was have circle and talk about Orange Shirt day.

CB: Then we worked on handwriting and our passports. We are going to move on to Ukraine tomorrow.

BM: After that we did our Math SLA.

KS: Next, we met our Author in residence Cathy Beveridge.  She taught to use touch words to describe a scarecrow.

CT: We did some First Nation games.  They had throwing and catching.

HH: Last we did story and heard more from Humphrey.

YB: Reminders: Picture day is October 10. This Thursday is Coco Brooks Pizza day if you have ordered it.

September 27, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Why should we wear an Orange Shirt on Monday?

EP: First we did gym where we played Bench ball.

LF: Then we started working on our weekly review letter for our parents.

YB:  Next we watched a video about Peru and India.

CT: At the very end of the day, we made sure we were caught up on our passports.

CB: Reminders:  Wear an Orange shirt on Monday.  Bring your review back with a signature.


September 26,2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Do this math question.

SS: First we went in and did our wildlife viewer.  We drew a white tailed deer I think.

HH: Next we did gym where we did Shooting stars with bean bags. We would try to hit the person's foot.

EP: Third we did our reading SLAs.  Next week we will do our math SLA.

LF: Then we looked at India on Google Earth.  We also checked the Weather network for their climate. Then we read a bit of Humphrey.

SK: After we went to Music.  We played a bean bag game where we worked on beat.

GY: Last we did more of our research using the Chrome Books, ipads and computers.

CB: Reminders:  Some students still have the form with your handbell time if you signed up.  Watch for reviews coming home tomorrow.

September 25, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: Tell me something that you saw in our trip to India today.

EP: In the morning, we started by looking at a poem about a whale.

KS: Next we went to the learning commons to pick out a book.

SK: After that we did a T chart with our data from SoGo.

VH: This afternoon, we flew to India and saw the land there.

CT: Last, we did the Terry Fox Run after a short assembly and O Canada.

CB: Reminders:  Some handbell players have a notice for handbells. 

September 24, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Who are you running for during our Terry Fox run?

VH: First, we looked for there, their, and they're. in our books.

LF: Second, we did our Math problem SLA.  Both were patterns.

CB: We worked on a really tricky connect the dots.

KS: Third, we went for gym and practised running for the Terry Fox run tomorrow.

CT: Then, we learned about Peru on the Chrome Books and wrote facts in our passports.

YB: Last, we went to music and talked about Remembrance Day.

BM: Reminders:  Get ready for Terry Fox by bringing a toonie, think of  someone who fought cancer.  We need to dress for the weather.

September 23,2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is a fact you know about Terry Fox?

SK: First we did Circle of Courage.  We met our new student.

CB: We went on the Chrome books and practiced our SLA tests for grade 3.

YB:  Then we did a, c, and s in handwriting.

CT: After snack we were trying to make 752 in different ways. We also did mental math and "I have Who has."

LF: Next, we did a writing test about being a teacher. 

KT: Lastly, we had a fire drill and we did two laps outside for gym., We also did a game.

Reminders:  We have rescheduled the Terry Fox Run for Wednesday afternoon due to the forecast.  Please dress for the weather and be ready to run.  Please bring your toonies for Terry.

September 19, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Was the animal on the WIld Life Viewer a mink or a marten?

The blog did not load properly today. so just a few reminders: There is no school on Friday and Thursday night is Meet the Teacher Night from 6:00 - 7:30.

September 18, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is the total number of stickers we counted out today for the Terry Fox Run?

EP: First, we did word work. Let me tell you the three ways ing was used. 

MA: The next thing we did was helped our kindergarten buddies to spell their names with items from nature.

HH: We went to the library and learned the 5 finger method for choosing just right books.

YB: Next we delivered and counted out Terry Fox stickers and tattoos for the whole school.

GY: Reminders: Dress for the weather as we are walking again tomorrow.  Tomorrow night is meet the teacher night and there is no school Friday.  We can start bringing toonies for Terry Fox next week.

 

September 17, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is the capital city of Peru?

JS: First, we did our second day of SoGo on the field.

EP: After that we did the letters m and n in handwriting.

VH: We did the number of the day which was 990, mental math, and practised telling time on clocks.

SK: Next we went to lunch and after that we had SQUIRT.

MA: We did the second page of our passport and we flew to Peru.

HH: In Music, we sang the O Canada song.

AS: Last we had story and read more from Humphrey.

CB: Reminders:  We go to Fish Creek rain or shine tomorrow.  Dress for weather. Remember there is no school Friday, and Thursday is meet the teacher from 6:00 - 7:30

September 16 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What did you do at the two stations this at SoGo?

CB: First we went outside for SoGo.  We will do this everyday this week.

YA: In math, we did number of the day which was 150. We also did I have Who has and mental math.

EP: During Social Studies we made covers for our passports. 

GY: We started a new story called "The World According to Humphrey."

YS: Reminders: Dress to be outside everyday.  Orange Parent Viewpoints are due back before Meet the Teacher on Thursday Night.

September 13, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is something you learned about school in India?

CB: In the gym, we played bench Ball with Ms. Keir's Class.

MA: Second, we did our review and they are in our backpacks to get signed.

JS: We had our snack while we watched two videos of what it is like in some schools in India.

MR: Later we did finish up time and made sure we could log onto the computers.

BM: Reminders: Bring back your orange forms and dress for the weather everyday next week as we are walking and exploring outside.



September 11, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What day is our school celebrating the Terry Fox Run?

MR: We read a story about a Donkey and answered questions about the story when we were done reading.

EP: Next, we drew Terry Fox and learned some facts about him.

MA: After recess, we went to the Learning Commons to sign out books.  We will go every Wednesday.

CT: Then we went to do Number of the Day and addition.  It was easy.

SS: Mrs. Brandt's daughter came to be a helper while we did our math.

YB: Sixth we did gym and used hula hoops to make challenges.

LH: Last we finished our Rights of the Child before Gooney Bird Greene.

CB: Reminders: A handbell club note went home, Parent viewpoints and brown envelopes are due and book orders are due Friday.

September 10, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Who is famous for running across Canada to raise money for Cancer?

MA: First thing we did was do a spelling test to see how we spell words.

CT: We worked on our book covers and our dock writing.

VH: In math we did number of the day, some addition with doubles, near doubles and 9s. Then we did a raccoon problem.

GY: During gym, we did Bey blade battles.

YB: For social studies we colored our rights of the child pictures.

CB: For music, we talked about expectations and did a song that was a game.

KS: Reminders:  We have parent viewpoint forms in our backpacks.  Book orders are due Friday and envelopes are due back.

September 9, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is one of the International Rights of the Child?

YB: We did the Circle of Courage today after we changed our seating plan.

CT: Our class started handwriting today.  We learned l, i, e.

KS: Then we wrote about two people we saw in a picture that were sitting on a dock.

EP: After recess, we did number of the day which was 586.  We also did a test to see what we remember from grade two.

GY: Next we had SQUIRT after lunch.

CB: Mrs. Brandt read us a book about the Rights of a Child and we started drawing a picture.

SS: In gym, first we ran laps and then we played a game that was twister with hula hoops.

HH: Reminders: Book orders are due Friday and brown envelopes need to come back.

September 6, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  Who did Mr. Wilcox show in our video today? Hint:  He had his first day of school.

EP: First we had talk time and started our weekly review.

KS: Review is a letter to our parents about what we did this week.  It shows you some writing and math.  The math was easy, it was grade 2 review.

CT: We went to the assembly and saw pictures of the beginning of school.

SS: Next we ate snack and watched the video for our story, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore."

MR: Reminders: Book orders September 13, bring back your brown envelopes.  Get you review signed and returned.

September 5, 2019

Mrs.Brandt's Comment Challenge: How fast can you complete Stop the Clock.

GY: First we drew a Grizzly bear on the Wild Life Viewer.

VH: We were finishing all of our work before snack.

EP: Then we did the number of the day which was 24 after we practiced telling time.

MR: After we sang some songs and took a dance break.

HH: SQUIRT is quiet reading time right after lunch everyday.

CB: Next we started drawing our favorite book covers.

YB: The end of the day, we had Gymsic but it was mostly gym.

Reminders: Book orders are due by Friday the 13th.  A package of forms is in your child's backpack.  Please return all forms, signed in the brown envelope asap.

September 4, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge:  What is an adjective?

CT: First thing we did was we talked about our day, then we started an event map of our summer.

AR: We finished up our math about me after we did number of the day.  Our number 365.

YB: Then we painted our adjective art.

KS: Outside we played blob tag and Four Corners.

EP:  Last, we did story and started Gooney Bird Greene.

HH: Reminders: Bring Back book order Friday the 13th.


September 3, 2019

Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is a free choice party?

EP: We first came in and met Mrs. Brandt and made name tags.

HH: Next we played name Bingo.

KS: Then we started Math and About me.

AR: After lunch, we had SQUIRT - Super Quiet Uninterrupted Independent Reading Time.

YB: Fifth we started adjective Art.

CB: Finally we had story time and heard "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore."

JS: Reminders:  Book orders are due by Friday the 13th.  Please order through Mrs. Brandt's online account or use the paper order form.

August 3, 2019

Mrs. Brandt:  Here is a picture I took on my trip to San Francisco.


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