Sarah's Class

March & April 2023

How is it March already! We have been so busy in class working on our independent writing using an alternate pencil, learning about fiction and non-fiction books, and learning about shapes. We collaborated with Thea's class over a few days and got to work with new friends! Both classes really enjoyed the experience and we will make this a monthly activity. We also welcomed a new staff member into our class, Valeriya, and we are grateful for the kindness and knowledge she brings with her to our class and school.

Students have also engaged in learning about the Sacred Grandfather Teachings of Indigenous learning and knowledge. We will be working on rhyming and poetry up until Spring Break and are looking forward to starting some units of work on animals and plants when we return in April. We hope that everyone enjoys a relaxing Spring Break!

January & February 2023

We are excited to be back in the classroom and learning after the break! We started our first week back learning about Chinese New Year and some of the traditions that accompany it. Students learned about dragon dances, which zodiac animal is their year of birth and celebrated on Monday, January 23 by wearing red. We have also created a school community art project by making a dragon out of student and staff tracings. For the remainder of the semester students will be learning about different kinds of texts, including fiction and non-fiction, and exploring shapes and their properties in math. 

November & December 2022

Our class enjoyed the extra-long warm weather that October brought. We went out to Cliffside for outdoor learning, explored through our community walks and enjoyed observing the changes that came with Autumn. In the classroom, we talked about the changing leaves, why they fall and created artworks using nature as a paintbrush. We created patterns with leaves, pumpkins and even made some colourful turkeys with fun patterned feathers. We are looking forward to learning about the changes that winter will bring. 

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