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Mr. Skrobek Mar 18
All students that requested an additional multiplication chart received one today. Should students not have a copy, here is a link to a printable PDF.
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Mr. Skrobek Mar 18
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In language, we looked at literacy devices and quickly touched on alliteration, similes, metaphors, synonyms, antonyms, and hyperbole, just to name a few.
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Mr. Skrobek Mar 18
Good afternoon, I hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing March Break. Today in math we continued working on multiplication problems. Please continue memorizing multiplication facts at home.
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Mr. Skrobek Mar 6
Good morning. 3 more school days until March Break. This week we started our unit on multiplication. Please help students study their multiplication facts to 9 x 9 in Grade 4 and 12 x 12 in Grade 5.
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 20
Good afternoon, today we spent time reviewing the structure of a paragraph. We spent time unscrambling sentences in order to create organized paragraphs. We discussed characteristics of a report including having a title, heading (to organize our ideas), and lists.
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 19
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We have also been continuing our Black History Month research project. Students are nearing the end of research and beginning to work on creating their report.
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 19
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Today the Grade 4s worked on comparing and ordering decimal numbers. They used tools such as a number line and 10 frames to help. Grade 4: The grade 5s worked on rounding decimals to the nearest tenth. Grade 5:
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 19
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Grade 5 Summary link for using benchmarks (friendly numbers) to estimate and compare decimal numbers
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 19
Good afternoon. I have a double update today. My apologies. Last week we began estimating and comparing decimals. Our first lesson focussed on using benchmarks (friendly numbers) to estimate and compare decimal numbers. Here is a summary Grade 4:
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OCSB Mme N Feb 10
Winter Spirit Week begins tomorrow! Don’t forget to wear Red and white or GV spirit wear! @BeCommunityOCSB
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 8
Today students started their research report. We will continue next week with our research. Students are welcome to research at home and bring in their finings on Monday. Students are to complete their graphic organizer in class please.
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 4
Good afternoon. Today we had our first lesson on decimals. We looked at extending the place value system to include values that are less than 1. We made a connection to fractions. Here are the summary links: Grade 4: Grade 5:
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 1
Hello, I've received a message saying that over the next week, Studyladder will be re-organising their website. If you find activities missing, please let me know.
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 1
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In Language, we have been looking at print advertisements. We have been discussing how an advertisement targets a particular audience. We have been discussing techniques used to make us want to buy products. Students have also started working on their own product.
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Mr. Skrobek Feb 1
We have finished our unit on fractions. Grade 4s finished off "Relating Numerators and Denominators to Estimate". Here is a summary link: Students will be bringing home their math duotangs to read over this weekend.
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Mr. Skrobek Jan 28
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Please talk to the students about our new incentive program in class: "Moving Up The Diamond"
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Mr. Skrobek Jan 28
Good afternoon, today in math, students looked at strategies for comparing fractions. Please take a look at the summary links below Grade 4: Grade 5:
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Mr. Skrobek Jan 21
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In language, the morning group read "The Wretched Stone" and discussed the benefits and drawbacks of television (done with PM group on Friday) In the afternoon, students worked on creating complete and detailed sentences.
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Mr. Skrobek Jan 21
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Here are some additional resources that can be printed off at home and used to determine equivalent fractions. Fraction Tower: Fraction Circles: Fraction Rectangles:
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Mr. Skrobek Jan 21
Good afternoon, I hope everyone is staying warm today. Here is a review of what we worked on in fractions today. Our focus was equivalent fractions. Grade 4: Grade 5:
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