Grade 4/5 C – Mrs. Ryogoku

January 18th- 22nd

Important this Week:

  • Bob Edwards Middle School virtual OPEN HOUSE on February 4th. Parents please email bobedwards@cbe.ab.ca to get the link to the meeting
  • Pink Shirt Orders due Friday! 
  • Students are expected to catch up on assignments that they missed in the 2 weeks since we have been back from break
  • Please make your sure your child has a mask on when they arrive at school and an extra mask in their backpack just in case

Learning Goals this Week 

  • Social Studies - Communities in Alberta and Canada 
  • Reading reflections  - character motivations, empathy and finding evidence form the text
  • Introduction to persuasive writing
  • Beginning Fractions - Review of basics and comparing fractions 
  • Science Wetlands and Plants 
  • One point perspective drawing practice


January 11-15th 2021

Welcome back! 

Important this Week:

  • Students are expected to catch up on assignments that they missed last week
  • Please make your sure your child has a mask on when they arrive at school and an extra mask in their backpack just in case
  • We will be reviewing public health protocols this week. Please be sure you are doing the AHS health check each morning

Learning Goals this Week 

  • Social Studies - Regions of Alberta and Canada final project  
  • Reading reflections Writing - character motivations, empathy and finding evidence form the text
  • Multiplication and Division facts - using one to solve the other
  • Science Wetlands and Plants 


Check out our OWLS! 


January 4, 2021

Welcome back to our Week of Online Learning!

Here is our online schedule for this week. 


December 13th, 2020 

 

Important this Week:

  • Monday is the last day for donations to the Mayor's Food Drive 
  • Last week of school before Winter Break
  • We are Learning Online from January 4-8th. More information will be sent home this week by email. 

Learning Goals this Week 

  • Social Studies - Regions of Alberta and Canada (Great Lakes Region) 
  • Reading reflections - character motivations, empathy 
  • Finishing and editing our NEW stories 
  • Multiplication and Division facts and meaning (Doubling and Halving) 
  • Winter Art 

December 7th, 2020 

Important this Week:

  • Card orders went home last week. Other items are still coming! 
  • We are collecting for the Mayor's Food Drive 
    • 3 ways to give:


Check out our Spooky City Artwork and Haikus!

Check out our Poppies from Remembrance Day! 

Learning Goals this Week 

  • Social Studies - Regions of Alberta and Canada (Atlantic Region)
  • Reading reflections - character motivations, empathy 
  • New book study introduction
  • How to put dialogue in stories
  • Final Story - using everything we have learned 
  • Multiplication and Division facts and meaning 


November 30th, 2020 

Important this Week:

  • Card orders went home last week. Other items are still coming! 
  • No school on Friday for a Professional Development Day
  • Mayor's Food Drive begins to Tuesday. 

3 ways to give:

Learning Goals this Week

  • Self assessment Favourite Character Story Writing    
  • Social Studies - Regions of Alberta and Canada (Arctic Region)
  • Place value, addition and subtraction review and quiz
  • Reading reflections - character motivations 
  • New book study introduction
  • Science- Wetlands introduction  


November 25-27th, 2020 

Important this Week:

  • PJ day in Room 10 on Friday, Nov 27th
  • Watching "Wonder" the movie on Friday, Nov 27th
  • Missing Google Classroom Assignments need to be completed by Monday. 


November 13-24, 2020 

Our class is in isolation.  We are able to return to school on November 25th, 2020. 

Please check the Google classroom for all assignments.


November 9th, 2020 

Important this Week:

  • Card orders are due November 13th. 
  • No school on November 11th for Remembrance Day 
  • Remembrance Day Virtual Assembly on November 10th. 

Check out our Wonder Self-Portraits


Learning Goals this Week

  • Favourite Character Story Writing - Events (planning and writing)  
  • Estimating sums 
  • Addition Review 
  • Mental Math - Addition (beginning) 
  • Science - Presentations (Science Projects are due Monday) 
  • Social Studies - Regions of Alberta and Canada (1. The Interior Plains) 

November 2nd, 2020

Important this Week:

  • Please remember that candy from Halloween should not be sent to school for snack.


Check out our Cloud Art! 

Learning Goals this Week

  • Favourite Character Story Writing  - Asking questions to add detail, rereading for clarity and describing settings
  • Place Value - grade 4 - 0 to 9,999 and grade 5 - 0 to 999,999
  • Rounding Numbers
  • Estimating sums
  • Science - Research Project on Extreme Weather or Water Conservation depending on their grade 



October 26, 2020

Important this Week:

  • Photo Retakes Oct 26 
  • Thursday Oct 29th - Parent Teacher Conferences - Book online through PowerSchool
  • No school Thursday and Friday (Oct 29 and 30) 
  • Halloween Guidelines Below: 
This year at Roland Michener School we will celebrate Halloween early by allowing students who would like to dress up to do so on Wednesday, October 28.

Students who wish to wear a costume must follow these rules when dressing up to celebrate:

Costumes are allowed
Costume masks are not allowed        
COVID face masks must be worn         
No weapons or gore allowed      
No costume accessories..... wands, gloves, broom, canes, etc       
COVID guidelines must be followed:  masks must be worn at all times even with costumes on
No outside or homemade treats or food to be brought into the school as there will be no sharing of food or parties 
No costume parades/Halloween parties 
Students must still be able to participate in Phys-Ed classes and all other learning opportunities that day  
Students must be able to dress appropriately for outside weather


Learning Goals this Week

  • Favourite Character Story Writing  
  • Place Value - grade 4 - 0 to 9,999 and grade 5 - 0 to 999,999
  • Further review of representing numbers with base ten, word form and expanded form
  • Rounding Numbers
  • Science - Research Project on Extreme Weather or Water Conservation depending on their grade


October 19th, 2020

Important this Week:

  • Photo Retakes Oct 26 (next Monday)
  • Halloween Guidelines Below: 
This year at Roland Michener School we will celebrate Halloween early by allowing students who would like to dress up to do so on Wednesday, October 28.

Students who wish to wear a costume must follow these rules when dressing up to celebrate:

Costumes are allowed
Costume masks are not allowed        
COVID face masks must be worn        
No weapons or gore allowed      
No costume accessories..... wands, gloves, broom, canes, etc       
COVID guidelines must be followed:  masks must be worn at all times even with costumes on
No outside or homemade treats or food to be brought into the school as there will be no sharing of food or parties
No costume parades/Halloween parties
Students must still be able to participate in Phys-Ed classes and all other learning opportunities that day  
Students must be able to dress appropriately for outside weather
 


Check out your child's Simile Word Art!


Learning Goals this Week

  • Figurative language - Alliteration and Onomatopoeia 
  • Place Value - grade 4 - 0 to 9,999 and grade 5 - 0 to 999,999
  • Representing numbers with base ten, word form and expanded form
  • Writing - perspective
  • Science - Global weather and Water Cycle

October 13th, 2020  

Important this Week:

  • No School Monday - Happy Thanksgiving! 

Check out your child's story on Google Classroom! 

Learning Goals this Week

  • Figurative language - Similes and Onomatopoeia 
  • Beginning Place Value - grade 4 - 0 to 9,999 and grade 5 - 0 to 999,999
  • Representing numbers with base ten
  • Writing goals
  • Science - Clouds and global weather 
  • Continued review of Provinces and Territories in Canada 

October 5th, 2020

Important this Week:

  • School Photo orders due October 9th. 
  • Check out your child's Google Classroom click on their "To Do" list to see if they are all caught up on assignments. 

Learning Goals this Week

  • Decreasing patters in problems using charts
  • Creating double bar graphs
  • Sorting attributes in venn diagrams 
  • Editing skill practice
  • Figurative language - Similes 
  • Science - Weather and the environment 
  • Continued review of Provinces and Territories in Canada 


Sept 28th, 2020

Important Dates this Week:

  • Sept 30th is Orange Shirt Day
  • Sept 29 - Virtual Assembly

Check out Our Identity Flags! 

Learning Goals This Week   

  • Continuing review of COVID-19, protocols  
  • Increasing and decreasing patterns in problems using charts
  • Collecting data and making graphs
  • Mapping  
  • Canada's provinces, territories and capitals
  • Learning about the unique qualities of Canada and Alberta 
  • Editing skills 


Sept 21st, 2020

Important Dates this Week:

  • Thursday is Meet the Teacher night! A chance for me to learn more about your child. Please book an appointment on PowerSchool. All meetings will be done by phone. 
  • The Terry Fox Run is Thursday! Dress appropriately. 
  • There is NO SCHOOL on Friday, Sept 25th. 

Check out our Symmetry Art! 

Our goal was to create a geometric pattern with 2 or more lines of symmetry. 

Learning Goals This Week   

  • Continuing review of COVID-19, protocols  
  • Increasing and decreasing patterns 
  • Using patterns to solve problems
  • Beginning collecting data and making graphs
  • Presentations in Social Studies
  • Word Art of 2 different types
  • We are collecting donations for Cancer Research during our Terry Fox unit. Terry Fox Donations can be made here. Thank you to all who have made donations. 
  • Learning about the unique qualities of Canada and Alberta 
  • Learning about Terry Fox


Sept 14th, 2020 

Homework

Google Classroom Social Studies Assignment - My Identity Artifact - Due Wednesday. We discussed this in class today. Instructions are in the google classroom. 

Friday, Sept 18th - Picture day!  Individual pictures only. 

Learning Goals This Week  

  • Continuing review of COVID-19, protocols  
  • Review Multiplication 
  • Review patterns
  • Projects Presentation 
  • Hopes and Dreams writing for Goal Setting 
  • Social Studies - My Identity Project Presentation - What makes each of us unique? Students will be asked to upload a picture of an important artifact to the google classroom for their presentation

Sept 8th, 2020 

Learning Goals This Week 

  • Continuing review of COVID-19, protocols 
  • Understanding symmetry (multiple lines) and congruency
  • Projects - writing and editing review as well as an introduction to Google tools
  • Social Studies - My Identity Project - What makes each of us unique? Students will be asked to upload a picture of an important artifact to the google classroom for their presentation

Sept 1st, 2020 

Welcome Back Grade 4/5s!

Please visit this page for information on learning, activities and announcements from Room 10. 

As per Alberta Health Guidelines, please find linked the COVID Daily Checklist. Students (with the help of a parent), teachers and staff are expected to self-assess each morning BEFORE arriving at school. 

Important information for the First Week: 

  • Be sure to check you email for updates from Roland Michener
  • New RMS hours - Mon. to Thurs. 8:00am - 2:40pm, Friday 8:00am- 12:00pm 
  • Grade 4/5 lunch - 11:00am - 11:40am
  • Staggered Entry Sept 1 and 3rd - A-K (by last name) Only come on your assigned days
  • Staggered Entry Sept 2 and 4th - L-Z (by last name) Only come on your assigned days
  • Important Forms and letters will be sent home on the first days of classes. 

Classroom Information 

Room 10's Set Up to Start the Year. 




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