Music of the Week

I missed my music of the week post from last week so I am combining it with the music of the week from this week. Last week was Loreena McKennit week for our music of the week. Loreena is a Canadian folk musician who specializes in the harp. She was very popular quite a few…

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Remembrance Day Recap

We had a very moving Remembrance Day assembly on Friday. I was so proud of all the students and how respectful they were during the whole ceremony. I took some photos and video that I thought I would post in case you were not able to attend.

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Science Quiz Tuesday

Over the past week, we have been working on Moon Phases and how they are created. On Tuesday, students will have a science quiz on the names of the moon phases and what image of the moon phase the name matches. Students were given this handout to use to study from.

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Remembrance Day Assembly

Our Remembrance Day assembly will be held Nov. 10, 2-3 in the gym. All departments will be involved in this assembly as we honour those who have and who are currently fighting to keep our country the peaceful, safe nation that is Canada. Families are all welcome to attend. Students need to wear full dress…

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Spelling and Memory Verse: Nov. 6

Here are the spelling words for this week: Spelling R1 by ihancock on Scribd Here is the link for the Spelling City quiz. The quiz will use the American spelling for “Honour” and will mark you wrong. However, I will still count it as correct if you use the Canadian spelling. Our memory verse is…

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Music of the Week: Cantus

Last week, we heard some beautiful music from a choir out of Norway. I told the students that they had all heard this choir and they all stared at me in disbelief until they heard the first song. Turns out it was the same choir that sang the opening song and other choral bits from…

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Space Science

Over the last couple of months we have been working through our unit on Space and specifically on the how the orbit of the earth around the sun and rotation of the earth affect our seasons and light. Through the unit we have learned about why we have night and day and why we have…

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Spelling and Memory Verse Oct. 30

Here are the spelling words for this week: Spelling Q6 by ihancock on Scribd Don’t forget to bring in your Spelling City for an extra mark on your spelling test! Our memory verse is from Colossians 3:12 – Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and…

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Music of the Week

In our class, each week, I have been highlighting an artist or style of music that may be new to the students. Music is a huge part of my life and who I am. I have sung for years, having been in a choir since Grade 2, taken vocal lessons and performed in musicals. Wanting…

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The Brain Upgrade

This was a neat video I saw on Wednesday. While it deals primarily with the teenage brain, I thought that there was some good information in there. The video is also quite well done and engaging.

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