May 15 – No school – PD Day
May 18 – No School – Victoria Day
May 20 – Grade 5 Farewell Planning Meeting
May 25-29 —Trickster Theatre!! Coming soon here at Spitzee School!!! See green May newsletter as well as information sheet sent home on May 13th for more information (including ticket sales).
May Book talk is due at the end of the month!
June 4 – Patrol Picnic for Grade 5 Patrollers
Current Class Read Aloud – HATCHET – by Gary Paulsen We are almost at the end of this exciting tale of adventure and survival by one of our favourite authors!!!!
Language Arts – We are currently doing a variety of kinds of Poetry. Students are trying their hand at many different forms of poetry in their poetry portfolios. Their work is quite wonderful!! I love seeing the risks they’re willing to take!
Math – Our current unit is LONG DIVISION moving into geometry, motion geometry, statistics and probability after that. Also … Please have your child continue to work regularly on their multiplication tables – there are many great, interactive website (see the list below) that make this a little more fun and interesting! These skills are so necessary to our next steps in math – students who don’t have their multiplication skills mastered will struggle with many of the concepts that are yet to come this year. Ms. Andrews
Science – Our current unit is “Plant Growth and Change”
Social Studies – Our current unit is “Canada – Shaping an Identity”
Phys. Ed – Students are now participating in many kids of organized games as well as looking at events for our Track and Field day in June.
Music – Students are learning notes and short songs on their ukuleles with Mrs. Misura
Other Information! Here are some websites worth checking out!
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