Mrs. Simmons

Mrs. Simmons Grade 3/4

Posted: December 10, 2017

The count down continues my Superstars!! Only two weeks of school left until Christmas holidays!!  Unfortunately I am not feeling well enough to be with you at school on Monday but hopefully I will be back on Tuesday. You guys sure know how to make your teacher feel loved. The cards you made for me were fantasic. They brought happy tears to my eyes!! Thank you!

Congratulations to Rhylee on reaching 100% Fluency with Addition and Subtraction...and congratulations to both Alexander and Evan who both reached 100% fluency in Multiplication and Division. I will take your pictures and tweet them out when I return. 

Monday you will have rehearsal for the Christmas Concert. Remember if you have Reindeer ears and sunglasses bring them in as soon as possible.

Our Christmas concert will take place on Thursday morning at 10:00.  Make sure your parents know so they can come watch the songs you have been working so hard on!!

...oh yes...there will be no more homework or multiplication quizzes until after Christmas...Merry Christmas!

Language Arts - this week we will be working on Christmas Language Arts activities.

Math - We will work on subtracting big numbers.

Health - We are going continue looking at Personal Hygene and exercise this week.

I know it is going to be another SUPERSTAR week!

Posted: December 4, 2017

Posted: December 3, 2017

The count down is on...only three more weeks of school until Christmas holidays!! You can feel the excitment in the air.  Remember that we are still focusing on "Choosing Nice".  This is a great skill to practice for anytime of year but an especially good to practice a Christmas.  I wonder when our class elf will show up!? 

Basketball for Grade 4/5 girls this week is a practice after school on Thursday from 2:30 - 3:30. The game that was on the schedule was cancelled. I'm not certain what the boys schedule is.

On Monday we will get to see the dress rehearsal for the play that the Drama Club has been working hard on. This will take place in the gym at 10:00.

Language Arts - This week we will continue working on Quoatation Marks and we will be doing a few Christmas activities.

Math - This week we will be learning mental math strategies to subtract large numbers.

Health - This week we will be focusing on Personal Hygene and Exercise.

Let's have another Superstar week!!

Posted: November 29, 2017

Posted: November 29, 2017

Our Superstars have read 100 books so far this year!  Students have worked very hard during Daily 5 to reach this goal!! Bravo!! Now we get to celebrate with a Pizza Party. Tomorrow students will not need their lunch as they will be treated to Pizza and Garlic Fingers made by our very own Chef Maurice!

Posted: November 28, 2017

Welcome back to a 5 day week of school. We have lots of fun ahead of this week. Our Superstar board is full!! We get to unlock the last reward! We continue to work on "choosing nice". We have 9 more books to read and we will reach 100 books read for our class!! A pizza party is around the corner.

Remember to dress for the weather. Colder days are here and outdoor recess can be cool!

Girl's 4\5 Basketball team has a game on Thursday at NSEE. Game time is 4:00.

Language Arts - This week will be learning about "Quotation" marks and their proper use.

Math - We will  be adding large numbers with re-grouping this week.

Health - We will continue working with Canada's Food Guide this week.

Let's have another Superstar Week!

Posted: November 20, 2017

Boy's Grade 4-5 Basketball will start Tuesday, November 21 from 2:30 - 3:30.

Girl's Grade 4 - 5 Basketball will start Wednesday, November 22 from 2:30 - 3:30.

Posted: November 18, 2017

Welcome back to another awesome week superstars. This is a four day week of school because there will be Parent-Teacher Interviews and PD on Friday.  So that means no school for you!

Report cards will go home on Monday! Parent-Teacher interview times will be indicated on your report card.

We will be visiting the Scholastic Book Fair this week on Monday and Wednesday afternoon at 1:00.

As a class we are still working on choosing to be "Nice"! We have most of our Superstar board filled in which means that many of you chose to do the right thing last week and you were "nice" to your friends and classmates. Way to go!

Basketball for both boys and girls will start this week.  Times and days will be passed on as soon as I have them.


Language Arts - We will be learning about the proper use of an apostrophe. As well, we will continue to work on Ideas and Organization with our writing.

Math - We will be practicing the mental math strategies we have learned and we will continue to work on adding with two, three and four digit numbers.

Health - This week we are going to explore Canada's Food Guide.

Music - This week will be begin to practice for our Christmas Concert.

Let's have another superstar week!


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