Friday, January 31, 2014

Lots of learning and lots happening!

This week at school…

We worked with mosaic artist Dmitri on a couple of new pieces.

"We cut tiles with Dmitri for our mosaic." - Josh

"The mosaics will be done by next week.  Today, we watched Dmitri grout the tile." - Carter (4)

"We are learning about celebrations around the world, like Chinese New Year, Hanukkah and Los Posadas." - Kendall

Yesterday and today we celebrated the Chinese New Year with a few crafts and stories.

"We made dragon masks!" - Janna

We were fortunate to have two great assemblies this week.

"We saw the Robert Munsch play in the gym. My favourite story was 'I Have to Go'." - Rya

"Ace Burpee came to our school and read books to us, because it's I Love to Read month. He loves to read and he read to us in English and French." - Kendall

In Math…

"We have been working hard on our Math. We have been working on doubles and on XtraMath on the iPads." - Anabeth

What a fun week!

Friday, January 17, 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014

Les Doubles

This week we started practicing our doubles.  We learned a new song.  Check it out!

Wow! December was busy!


At the beginning of the month we had a 'Plastic bag assembly' with Mr. Ethans.

We went to a plastic bag assembly with Mr. Ethans again. - Quinn

We won a bench and two birdhouses. - Carter (4)

We collected lots of plastic bags and because we had so much we won the recycled bench and houses. - Anabeth

Our school came in second in Manitoba. - Sloan 

École Robert Browning collected approximately 31000 bags. Bravo!

We also went on a fieldtrip to the Manitoba Museum. 

We went to the Manitoba Museum. - Kendra

I liked the polar bear eating the seal with the lights changing from day to night. - Cavan

My favourite part was the old movie theatre. - Hudson

The science gallery was fun! - Rya

I liked seeing the bison. - Janna

I liked the pulley chairs in the science gallery. - Carter (3)

I liked the 5 senses tasting the ice cream. - Quinn

I liked the bat cave. - Carter (4)

I loved the matrix mirror room. - Sabrina 

We also did some fun Math centres.

We got to do 6 different centres - Quinn

I liked playing addition war. - Hudson

I love the dice game filling in the squares of the star. - Carter (4)

I really liked the star centre too. - Cavan

I liked making patterns. - Kendra 

I liked the centre with the trains. We had to spin a spinner and put that many blocks in and see how many more to make 10. - Sadie

This was some of the fun things we did this month. We also did Christmas Math centres, fun activities with our grade 3 buddies, Christmas crafts and so much more!

Here are some great pictures!