April 13

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I’m looking forward to this sunny week. Thank you for all your hard work memorizing math facts. It will make future work much easier.

Here are your objectives this week:

  • Spelling: We will work on Spelling list N2 this week and have the test on April 19.
  • Language Arts: We are doing book clubs this week.
  • Math: We will be working on memorizing division facts.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the First Nations of Canada.
  • Science: We will learn about life cycles.
  • Art: We will learn to render contours by noticing the qualities and texture of edges.
  • Bible: We will learn about the importance of repentance through the story of David.

Homework: I have updated the homework page with the skills students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • Apr. 14 – Beach Day
  • Apr. 16 – Knights Day
  • Apr. 23 – Interim Reports out
  • Apr. 23 – Knights Day
  • Apr. 30 – Pro-D Day
April 6

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing long weekend. It was nice to have the sunshine and get outside.

As we are going into the last part of the year, we want to make sure we solidify the skills we need to have going into Grade 4.  One important skill is knowing multiplication facts, which means we will want to make sure that we are practicing them at home with flash cards, hundreds charts, or online tools.

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: We will do spelling rules this week.
  • Language Arts: We are doing book clubs this week.
  • Math: We will practice memorizing multiplication and division facts this week.
  • Social Studies: We are learning more about the First Nations of Canada.
  • Science: We will learn about food chains.
  • Art: We will learn to use colour and proportion to create landscapes.
  • Bible: We will learn about the importance of forgiveness, like Joseph.

Homework: Check the homework page for skills that students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • Apr. 9 – Knights Day
  • Apr. 14 – Beach Day (All Elementary)
  • Apr. 16 – Knights Day
  • Apr. 23 – Interim Reports out
  • Apr. 23 – Knights Day
  • Apr. 30 – Pro-D Day

March 30

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

Welcome back to school. I can imagine how rested we all are and ready to get back to work.

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: We are doing a fun spelling list this week and we’ll do a game to test ourselves on Thursday.
  • Language Arts: We are doing book clubs this week.
  • Math: We will practice memorizing multiplication and division facts this week.
  • Social Studies: We are learning more about the First Nations of Canada.
  • Science: We will finish our classification unit with some games and a test.
  • Art: We will make some Easter art.
  • Bible: We will learn about the importance of Easter.

Homework: Check the homework page for skills that students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • Mar. 31 – Class Photos
  • Apr. 2 – Good Friday (no school)
  • Apr. 5 – Easter Monday (No School)
  • Apr. 9 – Knights Day
  • Apr. 14 – Beach Day (All Elementary)
  • Apr. 16 – Knights Day
  • Apr. 23 – Interim Reports out
  • Apr. 23 – Knights Day
  • Apr. 30 – Pro-D Day
March 2

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I hope everyone is staying healthy. I was sick for a few days, which I usually blame on the last unhealthy thing I ate. So, we’ll take another shot at painting the slice of pie this Friday. We’re almost at spring break. I look forward to the warm, sunny days ahead!

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: We will work on Spelling list N1 this week and have the test on March 8.
  • Language Arts: We are doing book clubs this week.
  • Math: We will learn to measure area and perimeter.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the First Nations of Canada.
  • Science: We will learn do comparison writing on the different kingdoms of life.
  • Art: We will learn to use shapes and perspective in painting a slice of pie.
  • Bible: We will learn about Deborah and being a leader for Christ.

Homework: I have updated the homework page with the skills students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • March 5 Knights Day
  • March 10 Storybook Character Day
    • dress up like storybook character
  • March 12 Knights Day, last day before spring  break
  • March 29 Class resumes
February 22

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I love everyone’s enthusiasm and hard work. I hope we can maintain our energy through spring break. We will be holding more makers auctions on Fridays. Bring something that you have made to auction it for class dollars.

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: We will work on Spelling list M7 this week and have the test on March 1.
  • Language Arts: We learning about comparative writing.
  • Math: We are learning to measure volume.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the First Nations of Canada.
  • Science: We will learn about Plants and Fungi.
  • Art: We will learn to use shapes and perspective in painting a slice of pie.
  • Bible: We will learn about Deborah and being a leader for Christ.

Homework: I have updated the homework page with the skills students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • Feb. 24 – Pink Shirt Day
    • wear pink with casual clothes to support anti-bullying
  • Feb. 26 – Knights Day

February 16

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I hope everyone had a fun weekend with their family in the snow! I certainly had fun sledding around with my daughters, Anneliese and Lillian.

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: There will be no spelling list this week due to the short week.
  • Language Arts: We are continuing our book clubs and learning to make our writing more interesting with details and triple scoop words.
  • Math: We are learning to measure and compare volume.
  • Social Studies: We will complete our Coast Salish culture reports and present them.
  • Science: We will learn about invertebrates and make presentation reports.
  • Art: We will learn how to replicate drawings using measurements.
  • Bible: We will learn about Biblical character traits. This week we will focus on faithfulness.

Homework: I have updated the homework page with the skills students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • Feb. 19 – Knights Day
  • Feb. 24 – Pink Shirt Day
    • Wear a pink shirt and casual clothes to support anti-bullying efforts.
  • Feb. 26 – Knights Day
February 8

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

Thank you for working so hard. Please let me know if you need anything. I am happy to respond by email or text.

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: We will work on Spelling list M6 this week and have the test on February 16
  • Language Arts: We are continuing our book clubs and learning to make our writing more interesting with details and triple scoop words.
  • Math: We are learning to measure volume.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the Coast Salish culture.
  • Science: We will learn about birds and make presentation reports.
  • Bible: We will begin learning about Biblical character traits

Homework: I have updated the homework page with the skills students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • Feb. 10 – Valentine Colours Day
    • wear red and pink
  • Feb. 12 – Pro-D Day
  • Feb. 15 – Family Day
  • Feb. 19 – Knights Day
  • Feb. 24 – Pink Shirt Day
  • Feb. 26 – Knights Day
February 1

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I hope everyone found these new report cards to be a helpful way of knowing how you’re doing and focus on your strengths.

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: We will work on Spelling list M5 this week and have the test on February 8.
  • Language Arts: We are continuing our book clubs.
  • Math: We are learning how to find the weight of objects in word problems.
  • Social Studies: We are learning about the Coast Salish culture.
  • Science: We will learn about reptiles and amphibians and make presentation reports.
  • Bible: We will continue our Bible scavenger hunt.
  • Art: We will learn how to replicate drawings using measurements.

Homework: I have updated the homework page with the skills students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • Feb. 5 – Knights Day
  • Feb. 10 – Valentine Colours Day
  • Feb. 12 – Pro-D Day
  • Feb. 15 – Family Day
  • Feb. 19 – Knights Day
  • Feb. 24 – Pink Shirt Day
  • Feb. 26 – Knights Day

January 18

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

Thank you for all your hard work at this time of year. Stay safe!

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: We will work on Spelling list M3 this week and have the test on January 25.
  • Language Arts: We are learning how to run the different roles in our upcoming book clubs.
  • Math: We will learn more about measuring height and length.
  • Social Studies: We will learn more about oral story telling through a Sto:lo hunting story.
  • Science: We will learn how animals are classified and do a report on a mammal.
  • Bible: We continue our Bible scavenger hunt.

Homework: I have updated the homework page with the skills students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • January 20 Jersey Day
  • January 22 Half Day, Knight Day
January 12

Mission Briefing

Hello Agents,

I’m very happy with everyone’s enthusiasm and energy in these winter days. We have some fun and important activities this week. I look forward to seeing what everyone can create.

Here are your objectives this week.

  • Spelling: We will work on Spelling list M2 this week and have the test on January 18.
  • Language Arts: We will finish our personal story about our break and start a novel study.
  • Math: We will start learning about how to measure length with meters and centimeters.
  • Social Studies: We will learn more about oral story telling through a Sto:lo hunting story.
  • Science: We will create a display of what we have learned about thermal energy.
  • Bible: We continue our Bible scavenger hunt.
  • Art: We will paint a snowy scene of a creek and tree that shows perspective.

Homework: I have updated the homework page with the skills students need to practice every day.

Important Reminders

  • The number of students beginning to show up prior to 8:45 is beginning to strain our supervision staff. Please wait until 8:45 to drop students off if you are able.
  • January 15 Knight Day
  • January 20 Jersey Day
  • January 22 Half Day, Knight Day