Mr. Glazier Notes

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Notes

Posted: February 20, 2018

Welcome back! I trust everyone enjoyed their first provincial Family Day Monday. Please note that our blindness presentation and Science East class workshops have been re-scheduled. Winter Carnival will also take place next week. An itinerary of events will be posted soon.

A reminder that STEM Fair projects are due prior to March 16th. If you require any help with translation, or anything else for that matter, please send work to school. M. MacDonald will be visiting our class again in two weeks to help/assist with projects.

French - We will continue to develop our ideas and procedural text introduction. As always, Daily 5, spelling test and comprehension take part daily. We also correct our weekly comprehension homework every Friday a.m.

Math - Please sign and return multiplication and division test and return to school if you have not done so yet. Students are encouraged to practice their Mathletics at home. There is also many links to various math activities that students are encouraged to visit and play on my teacher page under “web links.” This week our focus will be patterns using addition and subtraction. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice.

Science - Students are asked to bring in a shoe box for an upcoming project. I have received 2 boxes to date.

Health - We continue to learn about the benefits of healthy eating/lifestyles.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: February 13, 2018

Welcome back! We have many activities planned this week. Tuesday afternoon Peter MacDonald will be visiting and discussing STEM Fair projects with the class. Project packages and info will be sent home this week. Projects will need to be completed at home with guidance from school. Wednesday we will celebrate Valentine’s Day after lunch. Thursday we are off to MVHS for a presentation entitled Mawi'omi, and Friday afternoon we will be in the gym for a presentation by Shelley Bean and Canada 150.

French - We will continue to develop our ideas and procedural text introduction. As always, Daily 5, spelling test and comprehension take part daily. We also correct our weekly comprehension homework every Friday a.m.

Math - Multiplication and division test will be sent home Monday. Please sign and return. Students are encouraged to practice their Mathletics at home. There is also many links to various math activities that students are encouraged to visit and play on my teacher page under “web links.” We will continue to extend numerical patterns this week. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice.

Science - Students are asked to bring in a shoe box for an upcoming project.

Health - We continue to learn about the benefits of healthy eating/lifestyles.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: February 6, 2018

Welcome back! Lisa Harris will be visiting March 26th due to Monday’s school closure.

Next week we will begin discussing the 3-5 STEM Fair in preparation for our school STEM Fair to take place in March. A notice will be sent home next week. A head’s up that projects will need to be completed at home with guidance from school.

Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us. A class list will go home Friday for those who wish to prepare valentine cards.

French - We will continue where we left off last week. I will be modelling a proper introductory paragraph. As always, Daily 5, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s. We also correct our weekly comprehension homework every Friday a.m.

Math - Multiplication and division test will be corrected and sent home Friday to be signed and returned. Students are encouraged to practice their Mathletics at home. There is also many links to various math activities that students are encouraged to visit and play on my teacher page under “web links.” This week’s focus will be to extend numerical patterns. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice.

Science - Students are asked to bring in a shoe box for an upcoming project. We continue to learn about habitats.

Health - We will be learning about the benefits of healthy eating/lifestyles. We will also take a look at food labels.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: January 29, 2018

Welcome back! I trust everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather this past weekend.

Lisa Harris will be visiting our class this Friday to view our social studies presentations and speak to us about the role of government in the province and Canada as a whole.

French - Students will choose a topic for their procedural writing assignment. I will be modelling a proper introductory paragraph. As always, Daily 5, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s. We also correct our weekly comprehension homework every Friday a.m.

Math – Multiplication and division test was held on Friday and today. Students are encouraged to practice their Mathletics at home. There is also many links to various math activities that students are encouraged to visit and play on my teacher page under “web links.” Tuesday, we will begin our Patterns Unit and begin with patterns found in number tables. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice.

Science - We continue to learn about habitats. I ask students to please bring in a shoe box to school if they have one at home. They will be used towards the end of the month to create their own unique habitat.

Health - We will be creating healthy meal options based on daily recommendations from the Canadian Food Guide by cutting out and gluing food items from weekly flyers.

Social Studies - We will be rehearsing our presentation for Mrs. Harris.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: January 26, 2018

Welcome back! This week was compact due to the inclement weather we experienced.  A reminder to students to dress appropriately for recess. We will try to go skating as well in February once the temperature cooperates.

I received an e-mail from Lisa Harris’s office. We are in the process of scheduling a time for her to come visit the class, view our social studies presentations, and speak to us about the role of government in the province and Canada as a whole.

French - We reviewed the elements for procedural writing this week. Monday we will commence our introductions. Our next major writing assignment will be a procedural writing piece. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s. We also correct our weekly comprehension homework every Friday a.m.

Math – This week we reviewed of multiplication and division unit. Test Friday. Our next unit of study will be Patterns. Students are encouraged to practice their Mathletics at home. There is also many links to various math activities that students are encouraged to visit and play on my teacher page under “web links.” Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice.

Science - We continue to learn about habitats. We will try again next week to go outdoors and observe various habitats. I ask students to please bring in a shoe box to school if they have one at home.They will be used towards the end of the month to create their own unique habitat.

Health - We reviewed daily recommendations from the Canada’s Food Guide. Next week students will be creating healthy meal options by cutting out and gluing food items from weekly flyers.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: January 17, 2018

Welcome back! Already into our second week after Christmas. A reminder that we visit the library on Thursday. Please remember to return your book J

French - Students will finish up their postcard assignment this week. The art work for their card will take place during art on Friday. Our next major writing assignment will be a procedural writing piece. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math - This week’s focus will be the relationship between multiplication and division. We will then focus on word problems later in the week and into next week. Unit test will be coming up soon. Throughout, we will continue to practice our facts. Mini quizzes given on Friday’s. Mathletics accounts will be updated this week. Students are encouraged to practice at home. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Science - We continue to learn about habitats. This week students will be able to define what a producer, consumer, carnivore, herbivore and omnivore are. Fingers crossed we will be able to go outside on Friday and explore the forest behind the school.

Health - We continue to learn learning more about Canada’s Food Guide. Our focus will be what constitutes as a balanced daily diet, and recommended daily intake per category.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: January 9, 2018

Happy New Years! I was excited on Monday to hear everyone’s stories/adventures over the break. A reminder to please ensure that students continue to dress appropriately for the weather. Students have also been inquiring about skating on our rink. I will send home a notice once the weather cooperates. The school has extra helmets and skates for those who may require either :)

French - Our focus this week will be a quick write (narrative/descriptive) about student’s Christmas break. Afterwards, students will learn how to write a postcard as a conclusion to our Social Studies unit. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math – We have moved on from multiplication to division. Throughout, we will continue to practice our facts. Mini quizzes given on Friday’s. Mathletics accounts will be updated this week. Students are encouraged to practice at home. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Science - We have begun a unit on Habitats. This week students will be able to define what a habitat, ecosystem, population, and community are. We will then proceed outside later in the week to observe and note what we can see/find in the forest behind the soccer field.

Health - We will be learning more about Canada’s Food Guide. Students will learn about the different groups and what constitutes a healthy balanced meal.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: December 18, 2017

Welcome back to 4FI Glazier. Our last week before Christmas Holidays!  Activities for the week are as follows:

Monday: Christmas Hat Day

Tuesday: Twin Day

Wednesday: Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

Thursday: Jersey Day

Friday: PJ Day, Basket Ball Game Teacher versus Students

A reminder that Friday is a half day and dismissal will take place at 11:00 a.m. There will be no cafeteria or breakfast program that day. There will also be no homework this week J

Today we baked sugar cookies. Students had a great time! A big thank you goes out to the moms who came and helped out. Tomorrow we will be delivering to the women’s shelter and food bank.

As far as classes go, we will be finishing up our assignments and completing our multiplication unit in Math. After the holidays, we will continue with French, learn about division, and begin a new unit in Health and Science.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

Posted: December 11, 2017

Welcome back to 4FI Glazier. Christmas concert will be this Thursday at 10 a.m. Students have been practicing and are eager to perform.  

Please note: Dec 22 is a half day for students. Dismissal will be at 11:15.

- Last week of homework prior to the holiday :)

- Thank you for the postive responses related to next week's outreach project. Those parents who expressed interest have been contacted.

French - Our focus this week will be the conclusion of an informative animal text. There will be many holiday related activites to complete this week and next. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math - We continue to practice our multiplication daily. This week’s focus will again be multiplication whilst skip counting, along with other related strategies. After the holidays students will be learning how to divide.  Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Social Studies - Students will learn how to write a post card describing a place that they have visited in Canada.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: December 6, 2017

Welcome back to 4FI Glazier. December Scholastic orders will be placed on the 8th. Please note that Dec 22 is a half day for students. Dismissal will be at 11:15.

French - Students continue to draft their informative text about an animal. This week’s focus will be nutritional requirements. Next week, students will focus on their conclusion. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math - We continue to practice our multiplication daily. We continue to practice the 3s. This week’s focus will be multiplication whilst skip counting. Unfinished work will be sent home. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Social Studies - Students have completed their unit on Canada and have presented their projects to various classes. Our final step will be to write a post card to a friend describing a place that they have visited in Canada.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: November 20, 2017

Welcome back to 4FI Glazier. Progress reports will be going home today. Parent teacher interview times have been indicated in report. Interview to take place this Thursday from 4-7 p.m. and Friday 9-11 a.m.

Our Scholastic Book Fair is also taking place this week. Our scheduled time to visit will be Monday and Thursday morning from 10:30-11 p.m. Our December Scholastic order form will also be going home this week. Dec 8th will be our due date.

French - Students continue to draft their informative text about an animal. This week’s focus will be to describe their physical characteristics. Students will incorporate what they have learned previously in the writing to complete the task. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math - We continue to practice our multiplication daily. Thus far we have focused on the 2, 4, and 5s. We continue to practice the 3s. We will continue with multiplication whilst using the “doubles” this week. We will also be introduced to the new terms to be covered in the unit. Unfinished work will be sent home. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Social Studies – Our province/territory projects are well under way. Students have familiarized themselves with PowerPoint and are in the process of completing their assignments. Once complete, sudents will be presenting to various classes.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: November 15, 2017

Welcome back to 4FI Glazier. I trust everyone had a restful long weekend. I’d like to congratulate the class along with Madame Lockerbie’s for a fantastic Remembrance Day ceremony performance last Friday. Students worked really hard and sang great!

There will be a special breakfast in our cafeteria this Saturday morning. Tickets were sent home last week. Please contact the school if you require further information.

French - Students will be introduced to our new informative writing piece and begin to draft their ideas this week.  Students will incorporate what they have learned previously in the writing to complete the task. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math - We continue to practice our multiplication daily. Thus far we have focused on the 2, 4, and 5s. We continue to practice the 3s. This week’ focus will be multiplication whilst using the “doubles” strategy. We will also be introduced to the new terms to be covered in the unit. Unfinished work will be sent home. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Social Studies - This week, students will be logging on to laptops for the first time using their passwords. We will explore how to use PowerPoint in preparation for our project. Our goal is to create our title page and upload images for our selected province/territory.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers.

Posted: November 6, 2017

Welcome back to 4FI Glazier. A reminder that there is NO school Friday, November 10th. Teachers will be participating in a professional learning day. NO school Monday, November 13th as well due to Remembrance Day.

Our school Remembrance Service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the gymnasium. Students will have a dress rehearsal Wednesday.

French - We will be commencing a new informative text on an animal and/or monster from our Halloween activities. Students will incorporate what they have learned previously in the writing to complete the task. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math - Unit 2 (Number Sense) test was written and corrected last Friday. They will be sent home Monday to be signed and returned. Bonus point for those who return by Thursday. We continue to practice our multiplication daily. Thus far we have focused on the 2, 4, and 5s. We are moving on the look at the 3 family.

Our new unit of study will be multiplication and division. This week our focus will be multiplying with the aid of doubles (mental math fact). Unfinished work will be sent home. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Social Studies - We continue to learn about topography and resources throughout various provinces and Canada as a whole this week. We are working towards our final project.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers :)

Posted: October 30, 2017

Welcome back to our final week of October in 4FI Glazier. Students really enjoyed themselves last week. It was great to see GG and Halloween spirit alive and well throughout the school. Thank you to those who brought in goodies and treats for the class!

Our monthly assembly will take place this Friday in the gymnasium. We are all excited to see who will be student and class of the month.

French - Our descriptive writing piece will resume this week. Our final copy will be published Friday. Our next writing assignment will be an informative text on an animal and/or monster from last week’s Halloween activity. As always, spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math – Unit this Friday on adding and subtracting. This week will serve as a review. Mini assignments and class quizzes will also be corrected. Unfinished work will be sent home. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Social Studies - We will be learning about topography and resources throughout various provinces and Canada as a whole this week. We are working towards our final project.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers :)

Posted: October 23, 2017

Welcome back to another week in 4FI Glazier. This week will be filled with fun Halloween activities. Please refer to the list below:

  • Monday - Gretna Green Colours Day

  • Tuesday - Crazy Hair/Hat Day

  • Wednesday - PJ Day

  • Thursday - Black/Orange Day

  • Friday - K-5 - Costume Parade in gym (p.m.) 

Reminder that Wednesday is a Professional Learning Day for teachers. It will be a ½ day for students. Dismissal at 11:15.

French - This week’s activities will be based around Halloween. Our descriptive writing piece will resume next week. Spelling test and comprehension tasks take part on Friday’s.

Math – We will focus on subtracting (regrouping) of 3 and 4 digits this week. Unfinished work will be sent home. Please notify me if you wish to have any additional works sent home to practice. Unit test end of next week.

Social Studies - We will be learning how to read and create a map. Our task this week will be to map our school playground and orient the equipment in their proper place.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. I will respond via phone call as promptly as I can. Let’s have a great week! Cheers :)

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