Mr. Glazier

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Posted: March 20, 2017

Welcome back to the first day of spring! A reminder to everyone that the 6, 7, and 8 FI students will be travelling to a Maple Sugar Bush in Paquetville this Thursday. Noticed were sent home last week and need to be signed and returned by Monday, March 20th.

French – This week students will be presenting their work from the past month. Grade 6 students will then commence an opinion text and a public service announcement, whereas the grade 7s will be learning about procedural writing, and the 8s an interview followed by an editorial. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, verbs, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math – Students will be learning about percentages this week. Next Monday - Wednesday will serve as a review of our unit. Unit test will be held next Thursday. From there, we will move on to graphing and geometry. Let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Refer for my "web link" for numerous math websites to practice at home.

Mathletics activities have been assigned to practice at school and at home. Feel free to browse what you son/daughter has completed to date. Students will be told in advance when Mathletics is assigned for homework

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

Posted: March 13, 2017

Welcome back. I trust everyone had a restful and enjoyable break. I looked forward to hearing from everyone this moring. Please note that I will be away Thursday and Friday for meetings.

French - Everyone will be finalizing their February assignments. Looking ahead, grade 6 students will be writing an opinion text and a public service announcement, whereas the grade 7s will be learning about procedural writing, and the 8s an interview followed by an editorial. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, verbs, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math - Students will be studying equivalent ratios. Next week we will look at percentages. ***Homework will be assigned this week***. Please ensure assignments are completed. Let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Refer for my "web link" for numerous math websites to practice at home.

Mathletics is also well underway. Activities have been assigned to practice at school and at home. Feel free to browse what you son/daughter has completed to date. Students will be told in advance when Mathletics is assigned for homework

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

Posted: February 21, 2017

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A reminder to students that I am available during afternoon recess (Tues-Thurs) for any extra help and/or homework students may require in math or French.

Posted: February 21, 2017

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We will be going skating on Monday, February 27 from 1:20 to 2:20.

Posted: February 20, 2017

Welcome back to our last full week of February. A reminder that there will be NO school Friday as teachers have a professional learning day.

French - This will be the last week for grades 6 and 7 students to draft their informative writing piece. Grade 8 students continue to write their narrative writing piece either about a tale/legend or an adventure.  Next week will serve as review and correction in order to finalize. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, verbs, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math - This week we will quickly review comparing improper and mixed fractions and move on to ratios***Homework will be assigned this week***. Please ensure assignments are completed. Let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Refer for my "web link" for numerous math websites to practice at home.

Mathletics is also well underway. Activities have been assigned to practice at school and at home. Feel free to browse what you son/daughter has completed to date. Students will be told in advance when Mathletics is assigned for homework

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

Posted: February 14, 2017

Welcome back. I trust everyone weathered the recent bout of snow storms. I’m beginning to sound like a broken record, but we will continue working through the material that had been planned for last week. With that being said, the schedule is as follows:

French - Grades 6 and 7 students continue to draft an informative writing piece, whilst the grade 8 students continue to delve into the sections of a narrative writing piece either about a tale/legend or an adventure. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, verbs, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math - We have begun a new unit on fractions. Thus far students have related improper fractions to mixed numbers and vice versa. This week our focus will be to compare the two. Next week focus will be ratios and percentages. ***Homework will be assigned this week***. Please ensure assignments are completed. Let me know as well if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Refer for my "web link" for numerous math websites to practice at home.

Mathletics is also well underway. Activities have been assigned to practice at school and at home. Feel free to browse what you son/daughter has completed to date. Students will be told in advance when Mathletics is assigned for homework

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

Posted: February 1, 2017

Notice that Friday, Feb 3rd will be our multiplying and dividing of deciamals unit test. We reviewed place value and multiplication today. Tomorrow we will go over place value again and review our divison. Questions #1-4 on pages 90-91 have been assigned to review/practice at home along with a divsion practice sheet. 

*** Mathletics will also commence Friday. Students will update their "avatars" and be assigned their first assignment. Students are encouraged to participate at home once underway.***

Posted: January 30, 2017

Welcome back. Last week as challenging to say the least. I trust everyone was able to weather the storm. We will continue to work through the material that had been planned for last week. With that being said, the schedule is as follows:

French - Grades 6 and 7 students continue to draft an informative writing piece, whilst the grade 8 students continue to delve into the sections of a narrative writing piece either about a tale/legend or an adventure. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, verbs, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math - Decimal numbers (understanding place value less than 1000, multiplying, and dividing) will be our unit of study. Our focus this week will be on division. Additional work and remaining homework will be sent home to be completed. Please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Refer for my "web link" for numerous math websites to practice at home.

  • Please note that Mathletics will be commencing soon. Students will receive a username and password this week. Various activities/assignments will be handed out as we progress in math throughout the year and will either be completed at school or assigned as homework.

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

Posted: January 23, 2017

Welcome back. We will be going skating again on Wednesday afternoon (weather permitting) from 12:20-1:20. Students require a helmet and skates. If you child does not own either please let me know and I can make arrangements.

French - Grades 6 and 7 students continue to draft an informative writing piece, whilst the grade 8 students continue to delve into the sections of a narrative writing piece either about a tale/legend or an adventure. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, verbs, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math - Decimal numbers (understanding place value less than 1000, multiplying, and dividing) will be our unit of study. Our focus this week will be on division. Additional work and remaining homework will be sent home to be completed. Please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Refer for my "web link" for numerous math websites to practice at home.

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

Posted: January 16, 2017

Welcome back! Please remember to bundle up. Students have been inside at recess over the past few days due to the cold weather. Hopefully Mother Nature will cooperate soon and we will be able to enjoy our new playground.

We will be going skating Wednesday afternoon (weather permitting) from 12:20-1:20. Students require a helmet and skates. If you child does not own either please let me know and I can make arrangements.

French - Most writing pieces have been corrected and will sent home today to be viewed and signed. Please ensure that you child returns to school so they can be placed in their portfolios. The grades 6 and 7 students will explore and commence an informative draft writing piece, whilst the grade 8 students will be continue with a narrative writing piece either about a tale/legend or an adventure. As always, writing traits continue to be taught throughout as well as grammar, verbs, conventions, homophones, guided reading, etc.

Math - Decimal numbers (understanding place value less than 1000, multiplying, and dividing) will be our unit of study. We will be reviewing the place value component (up to 1 millionth i.e. 1/1 000 000) this week. Additional work and remaining homework will be sent home to be completed. Please let me know if you wish to have any additional work for your child to complete at home. Refer for my "web link" for numerous math websites to practice at home.

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

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