Mr. Glazier

Hiver

Posted: November 21, 2016

Welcome back! We have another busy week ahead of us in 6, 7, 8 Glazier.

French – This week Grade 6 students continue to draft their copies of an adventure and/or personal writing piece. Grade 7 students continue to draft their introductions of a mystery story whilst grade 8 students will be completing their explanatory writing piece including a bibliography. Their next step will be to create a Power Point of their text. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math – This week students will learn how graph and place x, y coordinates on a Cartesian plan. Students will also be creating ShowMe videos explaining recent material that has been covered. Stay tuned :)  Please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.

If you have any questions, please contact me at school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG

Posted: November 14, 2016

Welcome back! Report cards go home today Monday (Nov 14th). Please ensure that the response form is signed and return. Parent-teachers interviews are Thursday from 4-7 p.m. and Friday morning from 9-11 p.m.

French – This week Grade 6 students are writing their rough copies of an adventure and/or personal writing piece. Grade 7 students will be drafting their introductions of a mystery story and the grade 8 will be doing research in the computer lab to support the details of their explanatory writing piece. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math – This week students will learn how to use variables to describe patterns. Thursday will serve as a review day. Please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.

If you have any questions, please contact me at school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Posted: November 9, 2016

Welcome back! Please note that our school Remembrance Day service will be held Thursday morning in the gymnasium…”Lest We Forget” Report cards go home on Monday (Nov 14th). Parent-teachers interviews next Thursday evening and Friday morning.

French - Grade 6 students were introduced to the elements of an adventure and/or personal writing piece. Likewise grade 7 students have commenced a mystery story and the grade 8 have outlined and begun an explanatory writing piece. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math - We have begun our new unit on patterns and equations. Students have been exploring patterns within columns in a table of values via input/output machines. Relationships amongst lager tables consisting of more than one column have also been explored. Input and output values have been described using various pattern rules. Please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home.

If you have any questions, please contact me at school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Posted: October 31, 2016

Welcome back and Happy Halloween! Wednesday is “Bring your Child to Work Day” Welcome to all students and alumni who will be at GG for the day.

French – Students will be presenting their final copies of their respective writing pieces this week. Next, grade 6 students will either commence an adventure or personal text, whilst the 7s will either be writing an intriguing or mystery text, and the grade 8s will undertake an explanatory text. Writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math – Unit 2 test Tuesday (integers, factors, multiples, prime and composite numbers, and order of operations). Please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. I can make arrangements to do so :) Graphing (Unit 1) will commence Wednesday with identifying and plotting points.

If you have any questions, please contact me at school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Posted: October 26, 2016

Welcome back! A reminder to everyone that there will be a Halloween dance Thursday, Oct 27th in the cafeteria from 6-8 for grades 6 to 8 students. Costumes are permitted (no marks). Thursday is also Orange and Black day at school.

French - Grade 6 students will be writing their good copies of their biographies or descriptive writing piece. The grade 7 and 8's will be respectively finalizing their good copies of their writing pieces. Throughout the week, students will strengthen their reading, comprehension skills, grammar (verbs), homophones, and oral proficiency. Friday continue to be a review day of materials covered throughout the week. Next week, grade 6 students will either commence an adventure or personal text, whilst the 7s will either be writing an intriguing or mystery text, and the grade 8s will undertake an explanatory text. Writing traits continue to be taught throughout.

Math - Students will be reviewing materials covered to date throughout the week. Any unfinished work will be sent home to complete. Test next week. On that note, please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to compete at home. I can make arrangements to do so :) Our next unit of study will be graphing.

If you have any questions, please contact me at school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Posted: October 26, 2016

Math order of operations

Posted: October 17, 2016

Welcome back! A reminder to everyone that Gretna Green's school website is updated daily. Please take time to see what everyone has been up to and be on the look out for important notices and upcoming events.

French - Grade 6 students continue to write their draft and/or have moved on to editing amongst themselves/partner copies of their autobiographies whilst other's work on a biography writing piece. The grade 7 and 8's are respectively undertaking the same process as they develop their specific writing pieces based on their grade level. Throughout the week, students will strengthen their reading, comprehension skills, grammar (verbs), and oral proficiency. Friday will serve as a review day of materials covered in class.

Math - Students will expand their knowledge of facteurs with the use of Venn diagrams, rainbow diagrams, and factor trees. Any unfinished work will be sent home to complete. On that note, please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to compete at home. I can make arrangements to do so :) A reminder that Friday's classes serve as a review/catch-up on work day.

If you have any questions, please contact me at school. I will respond promptly via telephone. Let's have a great week at GG!

Posted: October 17, 2016

Jeux de math

Feel free to explore this website at home :)

Posted: October 12, 2016

Math en direct

Math website. Once you skip the "Intro", click on "Leçons" and select the link entitled Factors, multiples, prime and composite numbers. This lesson in particular reviews what we have learned last week and this week thus far.

Posted: October 11, 2016

Jeux éducatif

Great French website with many educational French and math outcomes i.e. grammar, sounds, number sens, operations, etc. Feel free to explore at home.

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