Mrs. Simmons

Mrs. Simmons Grade 3/4

Posted: September 30, 2018

Happy October Superstars! We are beginnning a new month and we will be adding a new activity to our Superstar board. We will continue to work on lining up and being good listeners. As well, we will practice greeting people with a smile in the morning and saying "Hello".

Congratulations to Whittney, Wynston and Conall who participated in the Catapult Challenge this past weekend at the Pumpkin Fling on Waterford Green. Our GG Team placed third!! Way to go Superstars!

Congratulations to Jarrod who came in Second Place at the Mountain Bike Race on Friday.Way to go Jarrod!

On Thursday, the cafeteria will have their Thanksgiving Day meal.

We have a field trip this Friday to Fletcher Family Farm. I am excited to make my way through the Corn Maze.

This week we will be learning about Coding on Monday afternoon. This will be the beginning of several coding lessons that Mr. Duplessie will be helping us with.

Soccer - Tuesday October 2 Nelson2 @ Gretna Green game time 3:30

            Thursday October 4 GG @ NSER game time 3:30

Cross Country - This week's meet is at England's Hollow @ 4:00.

 

Language Arts - We will be learning how to plan our weekly Daily 5 on Monday. The rest of the week we will following our individual Daily 5 schedules. We will also be working on the Ideas Trait in writing.  In word work, we will start to learn our new October Words.

Math - This week we will finish up our Math Centers on Representing Numbers and start looking for patterns in number charts.

Social Studies - This week we are going to investigate Soils so we can start to prepare our Tower Garden.

Science - We will be learning how to Code.

Let's have another Superstar week!

 

 

 

Posted: September 29, 2018

Congratulations Conall, Whittney and Wynston!! All three Superstars were part of the Gretna Green Catapult team that competed Saturday afternoon at Waterford Green. The placed third.  Way to go Gators!

Posted: September 24, 2018

We are already into our last full week of September and it has been a fantasic month! We have already had two class rewards and we are close to filling on our Superstar board again!

Library is on Tuesday this week.

This week we will be introduced to a new program from Big Brother's Big Sister's call SNAP!

Friday is Orange shirt day.

Soccer - September 25 MMA1 at Gretna Green - game time 3:30

           September 27 Gretna Green at King St. - game time 3:30

Cross Country - This week's meet is at Gretna Green at 4:00.

Language Arts - This week we are going to learn the routines for the rest of Daily 5: word work, Read to Someone and Listen to Reading. We will also be focusing on ideas for writing.

Math - This week will continue to learn different ways to represent numbers.

Social Studies - We will be learning all about "Orange Shirt" Day and we will be beginning our Unit on Soils,

Let's have another Superstar Week!

 

 

Posted: September 16, 2018

I hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather on the weekend!! This week is the beginning of the Terry Fox Spare Change drive. We have a spare change container in our classroom for anyone who wants to donate. Our Terry Fox walk will be Friday afternoon at 1:30.

Also this week is our Walking School Bus!! Thursday morning, everyone is encouraged to meet us at the Northumberland Square Mall to walk to school. You must have an adult to walk with you!

On Monday we will have our 15 minute free time reward for filling our Superstar board again.  You are proofing that you know how to be great listeners! Well done Superstars.

Language Arts - This week we will continue to work on our Daily 5 routines. We will continue to work on Read to Self, Work on Writing and we will be adding Word Work.

Math - We will continue to work on Representing Numbers in Different Ways.

Social Studies - We will continue to get prepared for the Gretna Green "Student Vote".

Let's have another Superstar week!!

Posted: September 12, 2018

A reminder to students and parents that tomorrow, Thursday, September 13 is Meet the Teacher Night at 6:00 in our school cafeteria and Friday, September 14 is Picture Day!!

Posted: September 9, 2018

Welcome back Superstars. We had a fabulous first week of school. This week we will continue to fill up our Superstar Board. We are still working on "Being A Good Listener" and "Lining Up".

There are a few things ahead of this week. Picture day is Friday, make sure you wear your picture best smile. There will also be a practice fire drill on Tuesday morning and remember that we are trying to fill up the school Bucketfilling board with acts of kindness for #Becca Told Me to day.

Our Gretna Green breakfast program will be opening this week.

Soccer starts this week for Grades 4 and 5. Practice is Wednesday September 12 from 2:30 to 3:30. Make sure you have a drive home after practice.

Crosscountry starts this week too for grade 3, 4 and 5.  Practice is Tuesday afterschool from 2:30-3:30 .Make sure you have a drive home after practice.

Language Arts - This week we will be slowly learning the steps to our Daily 5 routines. We will be practicing Read to Self, Work on Writing and working on our word list.

Math - We will be learning how to represent numbers in words and the standard form.

Social Studies - We will be starting our unit on "Students Vote" that will get us prepared to vote on election day.

Science - We will be doing a STEM Challenge on Monday.

Let's have a Superstar week!

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